Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® awardsthe Emilio and Gloria Estefan scholarship
- Jun 19, 2019 - 9:49:25 PM
The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® awarded the Emilio and Gloria
Estefan Scholarship to 17-year-old piano student Sergio De Miguel
Jorquera at a scholarship presentation at The Latin Recording Academy®
headquarters in Miami. The scholarship has a maximum value of $200,000
USD and provides De Miguel Jorquera the opportunity to earn a four-year
bachelor’s degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston beginning
The student from Vigo, Spain, was selected by
the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation's Scholarship Committee from among a
highly competitive pool of applicants consisting of hundreds of
students from the Americas and the Iberian Peninsula...
The Academy and ABC announce Oscars® 2022 date
- Jun 11, 2019 - 12:00:52 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC today announced the 2022 Oscars® show date and confirmed the 2021 date.
Upcoming Oscars show dates are as follows:
92nd Oscars Sunday, February 9, 2020
93rd Oscars Sunday, February 28, 2021
94th Oscars Sunday, February 27, 2022...
2019 Grammy Camp Announcements
- May 15, 2019 - 12:25:25 PM
The GRAMMY Museum® announced today that 90 talented high school students
from 74 U.S. cities across 23 states have been selected as participants
in the 15th annual GRAMMY Camp® program, and The Head And The Heart and
JoJo will be this year's guest artists. The signature music industry
camp for U.S. high school students will be held in Los Angeles...
Academy Announces Three New At-Large Governors
- May 13, 2019 - 12:00:51 PM
The Academy Board of Governors has confirmed the appointment of three
new governors-at-large, DeVon Franklin (Executives Branch), Rodrigo
García (Directors Branch) and Janet Yang (Producers Branch). They will
each serve a three-year term, beginning July 1. This furthers the
Academy’s A2020 initiative, which seeks to support inclusion and
increase representation within its membership and the greater film
“The Board looks forward to welcoming DeVon, Janet and
Rodrigo. They are each well-positioned to support our continuing global
outreach efforts,” said Academy President John Bailey...
Board Of Trustees Appoints Deborah Dugan As President/CEO Of The Recording Academy
- May 8, 2019 - 5:30:54 PM
The Recording Academy™ Board of Trustees has appointed Deborah Dugan as
the next President/CEO of the Recording Academy, the leading society of
performers, musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music
professionals, and the organization behind the annual GRAMMY Awards®.
The appointment was announced today by John Poppo, Chair of the Board...
Academy Announces 2019-20 FilmCraft and FilmWatch Grant Recipients
- May 2, 2019 - 2:00:19 PM
The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
Sciences announced today the 47 recipients of its 2019 FilmCraft and
“The Academy’s Grants Committee is honored to
continue to provide support and inspire generations of filmmakers new
and old to connect the world through motion pictures,” said Marcus Hu,
chair of the Academy’s grants committee...
Julien Believe's 2019 World Tour Covers The US, China, Germany and The Bahamas
- Apr 30, 2019 - 10:48:20 AM
Bahamian singer, songwriter and producer Julien Believe has once again
elevated his music career by embarking on his biggest world tour to
The Julien Believe 2019 World Tour kicked off in Miami,
Florida on April 5th and stops in Los Angeles, San Diego, Boston,
Washington, New York, Orlando and Atlanta. Beijing, China and Hamburg,
Germany are also on the calendar as well as his beloved Bahamas where he
will perform in Nassau, Freeport, Eleuthera, Abaco and Acklins –
altogether over a 9 week span...
Uppercut 242 Oceanside Dinner Concert Party at Taino by the Sea - March 30th
- Mar 29, 2019 - 7:00:19 PM
The ultimate Dinner Concert party celebrating Spring 2019 is On!
It's happening oceanside at Taino by the Sea, Saturday March 30th, 2019
as the Uppercut 242 Dinner & Free Concerts continue at the ultimate
Oceanfront party spot, Taino by the Sea. There'll be a super special
Dinner Menu, cool refreshing drink specials and loads of waterside fun.
will be an amazing evening with the band that everybody's talking
about, Uppercut 242! Our eclectic blend of R&B, Classic Rock,
Reggae, Rap, Contemporary, Bahamian, Disco, Blues and Soca music...
The Bahama Mama of Burlesque
- Mar 29, 2019 - 3:26:56 AM
VANCOUVER, Canada – Lindsay Braynen, better known in Vancouver as
burlesque showgirl Androsia Wilde, will be making history as she becomes
the first Bahamian-born performer to take part in the 14th Annual
Vancouver International Burlesque Festival. “The Bahama Mama of
Burlesque” will bring a taste of The Bahamas to the stage of the
Vancouver Playhouse Theatre at ‘The Glamorama Gala’ on Saturday, April
Vancouver International Burlesque Festival [or VIBF] is Canada’s
longest-running and most prestigious burlesque festival, showcasing the
talents of both Vancouver-based and international performers...
Bahamas National Youth Choir's 29th Concert Season to Commence
- Mar 28, 2019 - 9:00:34 AM
The Bahamas National Youth Choir is pleased to present their 29th Annual
Concert Season to the Bahamas and to the World! Concert goers can
expect a spectacular show set for 8pm nightly, April 10th-13th, 2019 at
the Dundas Center for the Performing Arts.
Since the year 1983,
The Bahamas National Youth Choir has been a National Cultural
Institution for self-growth, development and training, and the creation
of responsible and confident citizens. With this in mind, Director
Fernander along with choristers, has again, worked tirelessly to present
an evening of eclectic music...
GB Homecoming Committee presents The 4th Annual Homecoming Weekend - June 8th
- Mar 25, 2019 - 1:05:20 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Grand Bahama Homecoming Committee presents
The 4th Annual Homecoming Weekend Past Present FUTURE
Labour Day Weekend
at Goombay Park International Bazaar
REPRESENTING THE FUTURE CITY GIRLS "TWERK" "BLOW A BAG" "TAKE YO MAN"
MUNGA - SIZZLA - Shenseea - WAGGY TEE PATRICK EWING...
FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama shows off a stellar lineup of independent films
- Mar 20, 2019 - 6:40:40 PM
The return of “FLIFF On Location” to Grand Bahama Island and the Pelican
Bay Hotel this past weekend, was a heartwarming experience for
President and CEO of the Fort Lauderdale Film Festival (FLIFF), Greg Von
Hausch. The festival’s strong connection to the island, was the driving
force behind its return.
“FLIFF has a wonderful history with
Grand Bahama and it feels good to be back”, said Von Hausch. “We first
came to the island in 2009, to screen a movie at the Regency Theatre.
That event was a tremendous success, and the catalyst for our agreement
with the Ministry of Tourism to come to Freeport to host FLIFF at
Pelican Bay from 2011 to 2013...
Ft. Lauderdale Film Festival in Grand Bahama this weekend
- Mar 15, 2019 - 4:00:10 PM
FLIFF on Location: Grand Bahama Island – Take 4! March 16 and 17 at Pelican Bay Hotel.
2011, the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) entered
into a three-year partnership with the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, to
present a mini fest on Grand Bahama Island.
were three fun years as celebrities including Dennis Haysbert,
Giancarlo Esposito and Joelle Carter participated," said president and
CEO of FLIFF, Gregory von Hausch...
Buju Banton All Access Tickets Sold Out
- Mar 14, 2019 - 10:45:41 AM
Organizers of the upcoming Buju Banton: Long Walk To Freedom concert
confirmed Wednesday that their All-Access tickets are sold out.
Paradise Productions, which is staging the concert, said VIP and Platinum tickets are also moving fast.
concert, slated for March 30, 2019 at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium,
is expected to attract thousands of fans from all over the world...
91st Oscars® Transcripts and Interview Room Video Clips
- Feb 19, 2019 - 6:50:56 PM
Transcripts of all Oscar® winners' onstage acceptance speeches and
backstage interviews will be distributed via e-mail as they are released
on the night of the telecast (Sunday, February 24). Each email will be
distributed once. Those who submit their subscription request after the
telecast has begun will receive only the transcripts released
The Academy Celebrates Oscar Night® in New York and London
- Feb 18, 2019 - 6:00:44 PM
The Academy will once again host live Oscar® viewing parties in New York
and London for its members and invited film industry guests on Oscar
Sunday, February 24, 2019. The Oscars® will be televised live by the ABC
Television Network at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.
London will return to a private two-tier screening venue in Soho to view
the 91st Oscars. Guests will enjoy a midnight feast, complete with
Piper-Heidsieck champagne and espresso martinis, and will watch the
Oscars telecast streamed live on the big screen...
Romantic comedy opens at Atlantis
- Feb 15, 2019 - 6:08:14 AM
In a world filled with heartache and heartbreak, nothing provides relief
faster than a good belly laugh that rumbles from down deep within and
doesn’t stop till it roars.
A play opening February 14 at
Atlantis provides just that kind of laughter, a guarantee or your money
back cure-all for anything that’s gone wrong.
Called “The Love
List,” the romantic comedy is a side-splitting running dialogue among
three actors, two old friends who face turning 50 – one of them alone,
the other married...
91st Oscars® Governors Ball Creative Team announced
- Feb 8, 2019 - 8:34:24 PM
LOS ANGELES, CA – Academy governor Lois Burwell, event producer
Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will team to create this
year’s Governors Ball, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’
official post-Oscars® celebration, which will immediately follow the
91st Oscars ceremony on Sunday, February 24. The Ball’s 1,500 invited
guests include Oscar® winners and nominees, show presenters and other
Round one: Stars line up for the Oscars®
- Feb 4, 2019 - 11:53:20 AM
Oscar® producer Donna Gigliotti, and co-producer and director Glenn
Weiss, today announced the first round of presenters for the Academy
Awards®. The show will honor the incredible slate of nominees – from
blockbusters to independent films – and embrace the diversity of the
global movie-going audience. The Oscars® airs live on the ABC Television
Network, February 24, and will be broadcast in more than 225 countries
“The Oscar nominees have generated tremendous
worldwide attention through their captivating stories, achievements and
performances,” said Gigliotti and Weiss. “We want to give the public an
opportunity to once again experience the moments that have moved us all...
Zamar produces four major concerts in a row
- Feb 4, 2019 - 11:40:39 AM
The new year started off with a bang for Zamar productions as the
company was responsible for the world-class lighting, sound and staging
provided for four major concerts scheduled around new year's
celebrations at two of the major hotels in the country.
included: The Jacksons, often referred to as "the first family of soul"
and eight-time Grammy award-winning artist Fergie performing at the
Atlantis Resorts; and The Bahamas own Grammy award-winning band Baha Men
and two-time Grammy award nominee Dua Lipa performing at Bahamar...