"The Cinemas" to debut on TEMPO TV January 22nd
- Dec 19, 2014 - 12:42:03 PM
Bahamas - TEMPO Networks, the leading media and entertainment Company
in the Caribbean is proud to announce its new series
Cinemas to debut
January 22nd 2015 in America and
throughout the Caribbean on TEMPO TV. The Cinemas is the brainchild of its host, Bahamian
writer, director, and producer Travolta
Cooper, who began the show as a result of an endorsement deal with The Bahamas’
movie theater chain. The show consists of movie reviews and interviews with a
Caribbean twist. At heart, The Cinemas was designed to promote and encourage the new wave of Caribbean Cinema
happening in the Region and around the world...
Bobby Brown to perform in Grand Bahama at "Jingle Ball"
- Dec 18, 2014 - 11:00:29 PM
Freeport, Bahamas – What
happens when one of the biggest acts from the US and one of the biggest groups
from The Bahamas join forces to perform their biggest hits? You get the Jingle
Ball – “the hottest event for the grown and sexy in Grand Bahama.”
Being held on the last Saturday of 2014, December 27th,
in the Grand Lucayan Ballroom, the concert will feature the one and only Bobby
Brown whose greatest hits include ‘My Prerogative’, ‘Every Little Step’ and
‘Humpin’ Around’. In addition to Bobby
Brown, The Bahamas’ very own Visage will be rounding out the show as they’re
famous in their own right with hits like ‘Hold Ya Head’ and ‘Still Need a Man’.
Cable Bahamas Suspends Local Talent
- Dec 18, 2014 - 5:25:35 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - As
a 100% Bahaman-owned company, Cable Bahamas has a vested interest in
the community and supporting local talent. Cable Bahamas has become
aware of a matter involving one of our local advertising contractors.
is our understanding that the matter is being investigated by the
Impact of the new U.S. stance on Cuba for Grand Bahama's tourism and culture industry
- Dec 18, 2014 - 8:49:57 AM
Cuba is opening for business. If there was ever a time in a post
independence Bahamas that the entertainment and arts sector needed to be
prominent and prepared for competition, it is now. Our tourism and
travel markets are set to take on competition from a formidable
opponent. Cuba has been off limits for 5 decades and there are many
persons in the USA that have been seeking new experiences and better
experiences for that matter. They have come to our country, partly
because there was no major tourism market as close but off shore and
Mr. J Bahamas releases latest single, "God's Love"
- Dec 17, 2014 - 11:16:16 PM
The greatest form of love
displayed to mankind was demonstrated through the sacrifice of God's Son for
the eternal salvation of sinful man.
Mr. J sings about God's love, His
mercy, judgement and forgiveness in his new single titled,
God's Love. The song
tells the story of the downfall of man through disobedience, resulting in sin
coming into existence. The poor judgement of one man, Adam, brought death and
condemnation upon all. A pronouncement of hard labor was cast on the man whilst
the woman would carry the burden of pain in child bearing. Their off spring,
infected with the disease of sin caused by the serpent, learned hate,
jealousy and murder.
(VIDEO) The Grand Life Carnival Launch at Freeport, Bahamas
- Dec 17, 2014 - 6:04:32 PM
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival officially
launched on Grand Bahama on Friday November 28th with the unveiling of
"The Grand Life" costume line from The Grand Bahama Cultural Carnival
Company. The high energy launch party took place in The Count Basie
Square in the Port Lucaya Marketplace. Among the hundreds in attendance
was Prime Minister Perry Christie, Minister of Tourism Hon. Obie
Wilchcombe, Minister for Grand Bahama Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, Bahamas
Junkanoo Carnival Executives, invited guests...
Call for Entries: First Annual WideScreen Festival In Miami
- Dec 13, 2014 - 2:35:36 AM
Get Discovered! Submissions Begin December 1st
Florida – In effort to inspire the creation and distribution of art,
while ultimately enhancing the creative mind, Bahamian filmmaker Jarrod
Knowles announces the first annual
WideScreen Film and Music Video
Festival at the AMC Aventura 24
Theaters in Aventura, FL, set to take place from February 27 – March 3, 2015. The event is
sponsored by TheBahamasWeekly.com, a
Bahamian and Canadian based news and events website.
from around the world can submit films to the WideScreen Film &
Music Video Festival for a chance to win bragging rights and the
ultimate prizes: WideScreenFilm and Music Video’s Best Filmmaker Award
as well as $500 cash. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the
American Cancer Society’s charity foundation Relay For Life...
This Saturday on ArtOvation: Baron Longley of Freedom Clothing
- Dec 12, 2014 - 3:09:17 PM
ArtOvation with TaDa is a weekly one-hour radio show of
one-on-one interviews with the brightest personalities in arts,
entertainment and innovation!
Tune in to ArtOvation on
Star 106.5 FM
Saturdays at 8am EST or online via
This week's guest is
Baron Longly of FREEDOM Clothing...
“We Can Change the World” Wins 19th CCEM Song Competition
- Dec 11, 2014 - 4:51:17 PM
NASSAU, The Bahamas – “We Can Change the World,” sung by St.
Anne’s High School Choir, was selected winner of the Song Competition for the
19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (19CCEM). The song was written by Sammie “Starr”
Poitier, and the choir was directed by Darryl Hurston.
In second place was the song, “Teacher Appreciation,”
written by Alvin Simms (aka ‘Papa Smurf').
And in third place was “Quality Education” sung by the
Albury Sayle Primary School Choir, led by Sonovia Pierre, and co-produced by
Felicia Cartwright and Ms. Pierre...
Bahamas Hip Hop and Film Industry Mourn the Loss of Manifest and Family
- Nov 10, 2014 - 11:33:58 AM
Lavard Parks, known in
the hip hop world as Manifest, his wife Radel and their young son
Johannan were among those killed in the November 9, 2014 plane crash in
The Bahamas with internationally known author and evangelist, Dr. Myles
Munroe. Manifest and his wife were recently ordained Youth Pastors at
Bahamas Faith Ministries International. The couple had also recently
announced they were expecting their second child, due in April 2015. The
death of the couple has left the local entertainment community in
Radel, a graduate of the New York Film Academy was in
Atlanta last year furthering her career in film at Savannah College of
Art and Design. While in Atlanta, she had the opportunity to meet with
Roger Bobb of Bobbcat Studios via the Bahamas Consul General’s Office of
Atlanta and submit ...
Bahamian production team The HD Boyz set to make history
- Nov 1, 2014 - 5:05:14 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - For the first time EVER The Bahamas will be represented in the
world famous Beast of The Beats music producer tournament in New York
City this November 6th through 9th
hosted by iStandard Producers.
Beast of the Beats is a popular
tournament style music producer competition held annually where
producers from all across the United States converge in New York to
compete for the Grand Prize which includes a filmed studio session and
placement with a MAJOR artist, a Monster Energy Drink sponsorship, FREE
music software courtesy of Native Instruments, Ableton, IK Multimedia
and iZotope, and a homepage interview with iStandard Producers just to
name a few...
Ronnie Butler Inducted Into the Caribbean Hall of Fame
- Oct 31, 2014 - 12:40:36 PM
NASSAU, The Bahamas - Godfather of Bahamian
Music Ronnie Butler has been inducted into the Caribbean Hall of Fame,
and is the fourth Bahamian to earn the distinction – after Sir Lynden O.
Pindling, Sir Sidney Poitier, and Eddie Minnis.
He was unable
to travel to the special gala event at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston,
October 25, to receive his award. As such, Minister of Youth, Sports
and Culture, the Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson formally presented Mr. Butler
with his plaque today at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture...
Ms. Deandra Hamilton of the communications company, Magnetic Media, had represented Mr. Butler at the ceremonies in Jamaica.
Bahamian Actor Bert Williams Recognized As “Pioneer” In American Film
- Oct 31, 2014 - 2:33:07 AM
New York, NY- The first
Bahamian actor ever to be captured on film is being recognized as a pioneer
during a five-month long exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New
Bert Williams is a name that
is etched in the sands of time.
The late Nassau-native is one
of few black men in the late 1800s and early 1900s who maintained a successful
film and music career.
With partner George Walker,
Williams pioneered the advancement of black performances in integrated musical
BIFF unveils 2014 official poster
- Oct 30, 2014 - 5:40:21 PM
International Film Festival recently unveiled its 2014 promotional
poster designed by artist Ryan “Duser” Stubbs. The festival is set for
December 4th through 14th and will take place first in Nassau and then
in Harbour Island.
“Street Art or Graffiti Art is part of global culture, publicly
displaying expressions of humanity. Similarly, through films, BIFF
entertains, provides intrigue and titillates audiences from all walks of
life. Like street art, the films at the 2014 BIFF will stop you in your
tracks and touch your soul,” says Leslie Vanderpool, Founder &
Executive Director of Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF).
"Visual art has been a long standing passion for Stubbs..."
"The Black Moses" on Bahamas Family Islands Tour
- Oct 30, 2014 - 3:33:36 PM
After screening in the USA in places like LA, New York and San Diego, the
The Black Moses starring Dennis Hasybert is now on a Family Islands tour after screening in Nassau and Grand Bahama.
Between the Nassau and Freeport box office, its the first Bahamian film
to break through to the top five opening weekend. TBM placed 3rd coming
After requests coming in from Freeport the film will return for one night only on October 29th at 8pm at Galleria Cinemas.
The film screened last weekend in Bimini,
and the remaining Family Island tour dates are as follows...
World-Renowned DJ to make first-ever Bahamas appearance
- Oct 28, 2014 - 10:28:01 PM
NASSAU, Bahamas – A Ship is sailing in to Nassau Harbour with
passengers who have one goal in mind – to reach Nirvana Beach for the
most revolutionary ‘day party’ held on New Providence to date.
the Bahamas all abuzz about its first-ever Carnival, and road fever
bands throwing elaborate parties to introduce the costumes they will don
when they take to the road come May, Sundance, with it’s
all-inclusive-drinks model, is clinching a niche (and possibly top) spot
on the calendar of events.
Pupstar Entertainment and Events and
Hybrid Events (Miami) have lined up world-renowned DJ, Private Ryan, to
headline the Sundance beach party. Private Ryan’s “Soca Brainwash 2014”
Youtube mega-mix became the go-to soca compilation in the lead-up to
Trinidad Carnival. And his first-ever Trinidad Carnival party titled
after his famous soca mix, was one of the most sought after fetes for
the Carnival season. He also grasped the Global Spin Awards’ ‘Caribbean
DJ of the Year’ title in 2012...
Bahamas Intl Film Festival Call For Films and Scripts
- Mar 7, 2014 - 8:17:47 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) is
dedicated to providing the local community and international visitors
with a diverse presentation of films from around the world.
The 11th edition of the Film Festival will be held on December 4 - 14, 20
once again we expect to generate excellent local and international
media coverage throughout the world and will be attracting leading film
professionals and distributors.
A need for education inspires organizers to launch viralmovements.com in preparation for ViralMovements 2013
- Aug 1, 2012 - 10:56:51 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Musicians and creatives now have a digital platform to instruct them on
how to make money online doing what they love. DistinctiveImpression MMG
and partners announce the launch of ViralMovements.com today.
ViralMovements.com responses to the rapid growth entertainers in the
digtial space. It is a resource for education, exposures and
development. The online hub offers information on how to craft music,
photography, videography and blogs for digital monetization.
ViralMovements.com can be accessed from any presonal computer, laptop,
or mobile device.
Uppercut Band December concert at the Dive In @ UNEXSO is Dec. 20th, 2014
- Dec 20, 2014 - 12:04:54 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island -
returns to the Dive In Marina Bar & Restaurant at UNEXSO Saturday,
DECEMBER 20th for another amazing LIVE Concert at the Marina under the
Our monthly 'Concerts at the Marina under the stars with
Uppercut' are all about providing unique musical experiences for those
bored of the same old sh... Couple authentic LIVE music of a FULL BAND
of great musicians along with tasty waterside dining and cocktails at
the Dive In, and you've one heck of an awesome night out!