Bahamian production team The HD Boyz set to make history
- Oct 19, 2014 - 12:05:14 AM
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...
(Video) T Connection - Best of My Love performed live in Nassau October 2014
- Oct 17, 2014 - 4:06:17 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - On
Saturday October 11th, 2014 The Bahamas very own T - Connection
regrouped to ignite the concert stage at Meliá Nassau Beach Resort for
another magical night of nostalgia. T - Connection band members from Los
Angeles, California; Freeport Grand Bahama; and Nassau New Providence,
Bahamas came together to perform a nonstop performance that left the
audience in awe.
This video features the sultry T - Connection ballad, 'Best of My love'
composed and produced by Theo Coakley during the band's stint with
Capitol Records. The song was taken from the their 'Pure and Natural'
Best of My Love has turned out to be one of the most
popular songs recorded by the band and their live performance, did do
justice to the original recording...
Family Guardian Hope Gala Ball to Feature 2 Live Bands and Talented Performers
- Oct 17, 2014 - 2:01:33 PM
Bahama Island - The stage is set for a spectacular night of live
entertainment for the fourth annua
l Family Guardian Hope Gala Ball,
scheduled to be held under the patronage of the Rt Hon. Perry G.
Christie, prime Minister of The Commonwealth of the Bahamas and Mrs.
Bernadette Christie on
Saturday, October 18, 2014 in the Grand Lucayan
you attended last year’s ball you would know it was an evening not to be missed and this year’s event plans to outdo the last.
line-up will welcome back the ever popular Royal Bahamas Police Pop
Band as we prepare to dance the night away. To shake things up this year
and in tribute to the theme Life is Beautiful, Live Life...
This Saturday on ArtOvation: iCreate Music Seminar Post-Event Highlights with Africa Allah
- Oct 16, 2014 - 11:09:17 PM
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The smoke has cleared, the dust has settled and all of social
media is still abuzz with the weekend of September 20th and 21st; the
weekend that the
iCreate Music All Access Seminar was held at the
Atlantis Resort. The event saw 8 panelists, comprised of producers,
songwriters, singers, managers, consultants and a&r’s; who
critiqued, engaged and answered questions from attendees over the course
of two days...
Tarrus Riley to perform in Bahamas for PACE Foundatioin fundraiser
- Oct 16, 2014 - 3:59:23 PM
On October 25, the Sandals Foundation and Coca Cola, for the second
year, are hosting the hottest party in the Caribbean at Sandals Royal
Bahamian Spa Resort’s Private Island, featuring performances by
internationally acclaimed reggae recording artist Tarrus Riley and
up-and-coming reggae sensation Chronixx with his band ZincFence
All proceeds from the ticket sales will go to the
PACE Foundation, which provides education and support to adolescent
mothers by way of financial and in-kind support by way of computers,
books and other supplies desperately needed by new mothers and newborns.
The PACE Foundation also promotes awareness to help reduce teen
pregnancy. Tickets for the event, which starts at 6 pm, cost $195 each
and cover all Luxury Included® food and drinks.
Director of Programmes of the Sandals Foundation said “Attendees gave
rave reviews of last year’s concert which starred Grammy Award winning
(VIDEO) Theo of T Connection interviewed in Nassau, demos original ragtime tune
- Oct 10, 2014 - 6:07:58 PM
Nassau Bahamas -
October 9th, 2014, T Connection band leader Theo Coakley pauses after a
practice session for the upcoming T Connection Tribute to Women concert
in Nassau to talk about his 1977 Grammy nominated band and to perform one of his original ragtime
compositions entitled 'For Tatum'. The band was practicing at the
rehearsal studio of Bahamian musician, Falcon.
T Connection will be
performing in concert Saturday 11th October...
Jah Hem drops 3 tracks on his upcoming reggae compilation
- Oct 10, 2014 - 12:29:35 PM
ATLANTA, Georgia - Bahamian thriller, Jah Hem, announces
his release of three tracks on the upcoming reggae compilation, “Golden
Kid the Riddim Assassin Reggae Temple Volume 1” which is to be released
in November 2014.
The Cutting Edge Ent./ Blaza Music Group artist is
expected to present the ladies with three special gifts, love ballads,
‘First Time’ , ‘Step Out Gal’ and "No Sunshine."
Jah Hem said,
“My music is always positive and about the ladies so First Time is a
Reggae ballad in which I am speaking directly to my love interest ...
The Black Moses screens in the Big Apple
- Oct 8, 2014 - 2:17:07 PM
The Black Moses, a
film on the life of the late Prime Minister Lynden Pindling, has its theatrical
release in New York and Nassau on October 10.
The documentary, written and directed by Bahamian Travolta
Cooper, will also show in several US cities, including Los Angeles and
Atlanta. It stars American actor Dennis
Haysbert as the narrator.
“It was intended to be a little movie,” Cooper said. “Then
bigger names got involved so the investment grew. It progressively grew over
time. Now it is this movie starring Dennis Haysbert and it closed the Bahamas
International Film Festival. It went on to Cannes, where it got distribution...
Bahamian Teens Prepare for Christian Youth Talent Jam 2014
- Oct 8, 2014 - 11:51:14 AM
Nassau, Bahamas. Teenagers from throughout
the country including the Family Islands are once again in full
preparation mode to take center stage at the 2014 Christian Youth Talent
Jam scheduled for Friday October 17th 2014 at the Diplomat Center
beginning at 7:30pm.
This highly anticipated annual talent event is once
again scheduled to attract a wide cross section of talent representing a
number of local churches and high schools. Coordinated and produced by
Total Youth Church (TYC) under the direction of newly installed Youth
Pastor Lavard ‘Manifest’ Parks, Talent Jam is designed to provide a
creative platform for undiscovered talent to express their God given
talent in a variety of styles and format including singing, dancing,
drama, poetry, comedy and spoken word...
iCreate Music seminar offers knowledge and encouragement to Bahamian artists
- Oct 3, 2014 - 6:16:00 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - The
smoke has cleared, the dust has settled and all of social media is still
abuzz with the weekend of September 20th and 21st; the weekend that the
iCreate Music All Access Seminar was held at the Atlantis Resort. The
event saw 8 panelists, comprised of producers, songwriters, singers,
managers, consultants and a&r’s; who critiqued, engaged and answered
questions from attendees over the course of two days.
founder Gregory Collie II, personally oversaw the event and encouraged
it’s participants to take full advantage of the possible opportunities.
The atmosphere was one of unity as local attendees networked amongst
themselves, while creating new relationships with international
attendees and panelists...
Bahamian Actor, Matthew Wildgoose Stars in Live Performance for Urban World Film Festival
- Oct 3, 2014 - 1:24:59 AM
ATLANTA, Georgia -
Matthew Wildgoose was cast and starred in a lead role for a live
performance in September at one of the largest running African American
UrbanWorld whose title sponsor is HBO. The audience was moved with Matthew’s ability to become his character.
Matthew’s talents received notice and recruitment by celebrity acting coach Tracey Moore, and the
role literally landed in his lap three days after relocating to
Atlanta, Georgia to continue the pursuit of his arts and entertainment
career. Moore has coached many celebrity actors over the last two
decades and when the role was introduced to Moore, she immediately told
Matthew that the character had his name written all over it...
Shakespeare in Paradise 2014 launches on Cable 12
- Oct 3, 2014 - 1:23:18 AM
NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS - Cable Bahamas,
a major sponsor of the annual Shakespeare in Paradise festival, lived
up to its Cable 12 "Watch Us and See Yourself" maxim with the television
premiere of the celebrated Bahamian folk opera "The Legend of Sammie
Swain," which aired on September 28th. The broadcast of the stage
production, as performed at last year's theatre festival, served as the
official opening of the 2014 season, which begins October 3rd and
concludes on October 11th.
Nearly 15,000 Bahamians tuned in to Cable 12 last Sunday to
view E. Clement Bethel's timeless tale about a disabled Cat Island man
who sells his soul to the devil to be with the village beauty. The story
resonated with thousands of residents, scores of whom took to Facebook
to voice their opinion of the stage production...
Discovery Day U.S. Premiere set for Bahamian film, "The Black Moses: The Story of L.O. Pindling"
- Oct 2, 2014 - 2:53:10 PM
New York City, NY -
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Creatively Speaking Film Series are
proud to present the U.S. Premiere of the critically acclaimed
docu-drama from Bahamian director, Travolta Cooper. His biopic on the
life of Sidney Poitier won an award at the Bahamas International Film
Festival and “Black Moses” was selected as the first Bahamian film to
close the same festival in 2014.
“The Black Moses” is currently
on the film festival circuit in the U.S. and is making its U.S.
theatrical Premiere simultaneous to its theatrical launch in The Bahamas
as part of the Creatively Speaking Film Series at MIST Harlem on
October 10, 2014 in celebration of The Bahamas “Discovery Day”.
Young Bahamian talent to entertain at Manhunt Bahamas
- Sep 26, 2014 - 3:06:02 AM
The premier competition for male models in the Bahamas will
host its third edition on October 12, 2014 with a pre-show starting promptly at 8pm in the ballroom
at Superclubs Breezes. You will DISCOVER the men competing for the titles of
Jr. Manhunt Model.
You will also get to DISCOVER upcoming young,
talented Bahamian entertainers. The
organizers have planned a great pre-show talent showcase featuring
"Scandal" stands in Bahamas sun
- Sep 25, 2014 - 11:20:21 PM
The Bahamas -- The Bahamas is on the radar of one of television’s
hottest producers for future projects, after he filmed scenes of one of
the year’s highest rated shows in The Bahamas.
of viewers saw picturesque beach scenes of The Bahamas as the popular
show Scandal made its season premiere Thursday night on ABC. The scenes
were recorded at a Bahamas location weeks earlier.
Wilding, the show’s executive producer, said The Bahamas was the
perfect location for the start of the new Scandal season. In last
season’s finale, protagonist Olivia Pope jetted off to an unknown
Uppercut Band October concert at the Dive In @ Unexso is Oct. 25th
- Sep 25, 2014 - 9:04:26 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - UPPERCUT returns to the Dive In Marina Bar & Restaurant at Unexso on Saturday, OCTOBER 25th for another amazing LIVE Concert at the Marina under the stars!
Our Concert at the Marina under the stars with Uppercut is all about providing a unique musical experience for
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!
The Cinemas to be seen on Tempo in 2015
- Sep 19, 2014 - 3:40:06 PM
just wrapped what could probably now be described as its 'pilot' Season
in what was supposed to be a 'branding' exercise for Galleria Cinemas is
about to be something else
entirely different. The Cinemas producers have agreed to move forward
with the 'Tempo Network' in New York. The first episode is looking to be
aired around mid January 2015.
Tempo is seen throughout the
Caribbean Region, from The Bahamas all the way down to Guyana. It's also
seen in the tri-state area of New York, and their U.S. distribution is
with Optimum/Cablevision, the largest cable provider in the New York
"The Cinemas is more than a film critic show," says Bahamian filmmaker and brainchild of the show, Travolta Cooper...
Bahamas in mix at TIFF, hemisphere’s largest film festival
- Sep 18, 2014 - 12:07:57 AM
The Bahamas Film and
Television Commission joined forces with the Miami International Film
Festival (MIFF), Film Florida and other partners to promote The Bahamas’
outstanding film locations at Toronto International Film Festival
(TIFF), the largest film festival in the Americas.
and Florida film commissioners held an industry event at SoHo House
just blocks away from TIFF’s Entertainment District headquarters in the
first week of the festival. More than 100 film buyers, distributors,
filmmakers, and media representatives attended the event.
gathering was another opportunity to remind people working in the
industry that The Bahamas has several islands that would give a
spectacular look to a film,” said Clarence Rolle, general manager of the
Bahamas Film Commission, who attended the mixer...
Bahamian documentary, The Black Moses to screen in San Diego
- Sep 16, 2014 - 11:30:23 PM
Bahamian filmmaker, Travolta
Cooper is riding high after his documentary film about Sir Lynden Pindling, "The
Black Moses" solidified a distribution deal earlier this year which will put it into
theaters in the USA. The film will next appear at the San Diego Film Festival.
American television and film critic Jeffrey Lyons saw
The Black Moses as it closed the 2013 Bahamas International Film Festival.
have never seen a movie like this. Part drama, part informational, this
is a unique experience in filmmaking," said Jeffrey Lyons, The Lyon's
Den, New York. "It's Nixonian! And like Nixon, Lynden Pindling was as
complex a political genius as they come. This is a breakthrough for