Ja Rule and Friends Bahamas Hurricane Relief Concert: Dec. 10
- Dec 2, 2016 - 4:42:12 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Nassau, Bahamas - The best of both worlds collide for an explosive night
of entertainment as the Caribbean and the United States come together
to support the
Ja Rule & Friends Bahamas Hurricane Relief Concert
on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Arawak Cay brought to you by Fyre Media, Fresh Entertainment Bahamas and BTC (Bahamas).
Featuring Ja Rule, Ashanti, Sean Kingston, Alison Hinds, Peter Ram, Farmer Nappy, and Marvay...
Blues artist Adam Karch to perform free concert in Grand Bahama: December 3rd
- Dec 2, 2016 - 2:44:25 PM
Canadian blues artist, Adam Karch will perform a free concert at
Rooster's Sports Bar on Saturday, December 3rd. For those that
attended his 2011 concert
, you already know this is a performance not to be missed!
Rooster's Bar & Grill
is located off of Fishing Hole Road upstairs on the Bahamas Industrial
Technologies' east-facing balcony. Again, this is a free, un-ticketed
"I'm really looking forward to sharing my new songs and bringing the
blues back to The Bahamas," said Karch. "I love sharing my music, and
Grand Bahama is a little slice of paradise to visit..."
Dylan McDermott to Be Honoured at BIFF
- Dec 2, 2016 - 2:26:51 PM
The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today that
Dylan McDermott will receive the Festival’s prestigious Celebrity
Tribute Award, moderated by Jib Polhemus.
BIFF is proud to have
Mr. McDermott on hand to receive the tribute presentation on Tuesday,
December 6 at the Romora Bay Marina and Resort on Harbour Island, at
8:30pm for the Annual Celebrity Tribute in honour of his outstanding
contributions to the film industry.
Dylan McDermott’s career
spans over a 30-year period with appearances in over 35 feature films.
From his early start as a teenager in Connecticut ...
BIFF expands educational program with help from Sandyport Beach Resort
- Dec 1, 2016 - 12:01:00 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) is
expanding its public film workshop this year with a little help from
award-winning Sandyport Beach Resort. The Resort is hosting
international film-maker and instructor Jillian Hall of the New Orleans
Video Access Center as she works with BIFF for three weeks of workshops
on film-making and editing for the Bahamian public.
“I am so glad
to be here, 3 weeks in the Bahamas is pretty dreamy,” said Ms. Hall.
“The Bahamas has such beautiful people and it’s a beautiful country. I
love staying at Sandyport Beach Resort. This is a wonderful location and
is perfect for my needs...
Culinary Fusion Expo 2016 on today at Grand Lucayan
- Nov 26, 2016 - 3:26:17 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Full speed ahead for an incredible night of
Food, drinks and surprises at the at the 4th annual Culinary Fusion Expo
taking place at the Manor House at Grand Lucayan Resort November 26th
from 4pm to 9pm. At a press conference on Thursday morning November 17th
Restaurant and beverage companies expressed their enthusiasm to
participate in this year's event being held at The Manor House at Grand
Film Review: Moana
- Nov 25, 2016 - 9:09:06 AM
The Ocean Is Calling...
The adventurous daughter of a Chieftain
is chosen by the Ocean to find a lost demigod and help him on his quest
to return a magical item to its rightful place so a curse may be lifted.
On her journey to set things right she will encounter obstacles of
different kinds and in many forms as she discovers her own identity
sailing on the high seas against insurmountable odds.
Waialiki is the impetuous daughter of Chief Tui of the village on the
island of Motunui, who for years has had a yearning to sail beyond the
reef that surrounds their island, but has been stopped every time by her
overprotective dad. Maui is a demigod of legend who stole the heart of
the island goddess...
Meeting of Minds Culinary Fusion Expo is this Saturday at Grand Lucayan
- Nov 24, 2016 - 7:53:06 PM
GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND – This coming Thanksgiving weekend, the Ministry of
Tourism, in partnership with MOVE Marketing, the organizers of the
Meeting of Minds, will host Culinary Fusion Expo 2016, November 26th,
from 4:00pm until 9:00pm at the Manor House, Grand Lucayan Resort.
an emphasis on Culinary Tourism, the Meeting of Minds: Culinary Fusion
Expo offers to Food & Beverage outlets a platform to meet one on one
with new and existing customers to help increase consumer confidence
and boost domestic tourism.
At a press conference held on Thursday, November 17th at the Manor
House, high-spirited vendors and sponsors advised the media that they
were ready for this year’s event...
Still Standing After The Storm Food Drive & Concert - Port Lucaya Nov. 25th
- Nov 20, 2016 - 1:30:13 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Just a few short weeks ago
residents of Grand Bahama were battening down their hatches and seeking
shelter from a massive storm heading directly towards their beloved island. Today
we stand in the midst of the greatest time of rebuilding and
revitalization that Grand Bahama Island has ever had to undergo. We have
awakened to a new reality and for many, this reality is very
challenging. On Friday November 25th Mackey Media Ltd is pleased to
present The Uppercut Band and Friends live family event; ‘Still Standing
After the Storm’ in conjunction with Port Lucaya Marketplace.
Still Standing After the storm is an exciting live event combining
Musicians, Dancers, artists and Orators who have volunteered to share
their god given talent...
Another stalwart of the golden era of entertainment in Grand Bahama passes
- Nov 18, 2016 - 3:54:41 PM
performed on many
stages with local and world renowned performing artists from Smokey 007
to Teddy Pendergrass, and giving his life to the
entertainment industry, Frankie was always a constant professional.
Always on time,
never un-prepared, and always willing to go the extra mile to share his
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Today the entertainment
industry recorded the loss another giant. Franklyn 'Frankie' Lightbourne,
guitarist extraordinaire, singer and all around nice guy.
BIFF 2016 to open in Nassau Dec 5-8; and Eleuthera Dec 8-11
- Nov 18, 2016 - 1:24:53 PM
The 13th edition of the
Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF)
is just around the corner and takes place December 5–8 in Harbour Island, Eleuthera and December 8–11 in Nassau.
Mailer of “Blind” starring Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore and Dylan McDermott
will open the festival with a red carpet screening at Rawson Square,
Downtown Nassau on Thursday, December 8th followed by the documentary
“Before the Trees was Strange” directed by Derek Burrows. The Closing
film “Bazodee” starring Machel Montano will close the festival with an
evening screening on Sunday, December 11th at Fort Stanley, Fort
Bahamian National in "The Shot" Singing Contest in Canada
- Nov 11, 2016 - 2:58:09 PM
The Bahamas High Commission in Ottawa, Canada is pleased to inform Bahamians
and Friends of The Bahamas in Canada that a Bahamian national, Jonathan
T. Farrington, will be participating in “THE SHOT” an international
singing competition scheduled to take place in Kitchener, Ontario.
The semi finals will take place on Saturday, November 12th and the finals on November 26th.
Listen to a video of Farrington singing...
Culinary Fusion Expo rescheduled to Nov. 26 at Grand Lucayan
- Nov 4, 2016 - 7:56:02 PM
FREEPORT, Bahamas – Due to Hurricane Matthew, Culinary Fusion Expo 2016 is now set to take place Saturday November 26th, 2016
at Grand Lucayan from 4pm to 9pm. The organizers are pulling out all
of the stops to make this fourth annual event an even more memorable
This year, MOVE Marketing has partnered with Immerse Bahamas, BTC, the
Ministry of Tourism, the Grand Bahama Port
Authority and The Bahamas Weekly to stage the finest food and beverage
expo ever on Grand Bahama Island.
“Attendees this year will experience the best dining Grand Bahama Island
has to offer – all in one night. Equally important is the wonderful
opportunity restaurants, cafes, bistros, bakeries, hoteliers and
cocktail lounge owners have to showcase their specialty items to
patrons, who may not be aware of the variety of offerings on the...
Audition for the Short Film "Intervention"
- Nov 4, 2016 - 2:25:33 PM
On Saturday November 5th from 12:00 - 4:00pm, the last of two Casting
Sessions will be held for the mid-length film "Intervention." The film
which will be directed by writer/director Antonio K. Coakley, is a
dramatic story about a man named SAMMY, who finds himself at a
crossroads in his life. Unable to successfully provide a good life for
his family, he desperately devises a sinister but deadly plan to get out
of his financial crisis, and to ensure that his family has the life
that they deserve.
The film is being produced by the Bahamas
Independent Filmmakers Group which has been in existence for slightly
more than10 years. The film group has already produced, premiered and
released three (3) films...
Bahamian Gospel Artists Unite for Hurricane Relief Gospel Concert
- Nov 4, 2016 - 11:23:04 AM
The Bahamian Gospel Music Community will come together to host a fund
raising concert to assist Bahamians impacted by the recent passing of
Hurricane Matthew. The event which is entitled “Restoration – A
Hurricane Relief Gospel Concert” is scheduled to be held on Sunday
November 13th 2016 at Evangelistic Temple on Collins Ave beginning at
A number of our top local gospel recording artists have already
confirmed their support and participation including Bishop Denczil
Rolle & Friends, Landlord, Edison Sumner & Voices of Praise, Terrance
Forbes, Christian Massive, Emily Williams, Shaback, DJ Counsellor,
Monique Terez, Nehemiah Hield, V Mac, Solo and several others
including Necole Watson & Prophetic Praise...
Music Masters Song Competition Deadline extended to Nov. 19
- Oct 19, 2016 - 1:46:59 PM
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival has extended their Music Masters
song competition deadline. A notice on their Facebook page stated:
"Create your song and help the world journey
through a fusion of contemporary Bahamian music; vibe with the artists
who have the hottest hits of the year; and find out which Bahamian
artist will be crowned a Music Master.
The Music Masters Song
competition has boosted the development of Bahamian music. In just two
short years some of the country’s best artists have produced 250 new and
Adam Karch Grand Bahama concert canceled due to Hurricane Matthew
- Oct 4, 2016 - 9:30:48 AM
The concert scheduled for Saturday, October 8th with visiting Canadian
blues and folk rock artist, Adam Karch
has been canceled due to
. A new date will be announced later. For those that
attended his 2011 concert
in Grand Bahama, you already know this is not a performance to be missed!
Rooster's Bar & Grill
is located off of Fishing Hole Road upstairs on the Bahamas Industrial
Technologies' east-facing balcony...
Bahamian pop singer Tebby's release of WATCH ME DO ME makes waves locally and internationally
- Oct 2, 2016 - 12:08:17 AM
Nassau, Bahamas. – Miami based International Singer/Songwriter Tebby, an
artist with a keen distinctive talent releases ‘Watch Me Do Me’ lyric
video single in a collaboration with videographer Farreno Ferguson aka
‘F.Dot’ and dancer Myrkeeva Johnson for an innovative visual launch.
Tebby has been making waves with her music in the past few months, both
locally and internationally. From opening up for Grammy Award winning
songstress Joss Stone at Hard Rock Punta Cana, to performing at famous
Irie Weekend Event in South Beach to the legendary B.B. Kings in NYC and
other iconic events like the Bahamian Icon Awards, Miss Earth Bahamas
and most recently, Miss Universe Bahamas. She has been featured on the
award winning Travel Channel TV series
Bahamas stars in another primetime drama
- Sep 21, 2016 - 10:15:40 AM
The beautiful beaches of The Bahamas got more prime time television
exposure on September 20 with the much-anticipated premiere of the CBS
drama called Bull.
The episode’s Bahamas sequence was the prelude
to a series starring Michael Weatherly, the former co-star of NCIS.
His star power helped push NCIS beyond 16 million weekly viewers last
season. As he departs that show, he begins a new role as Dr. Jason Bull,
who runs Trial Sciences Inc. The series is based on media personality
Dr. Phil’s early career as a trial services consultant. Dr. Phil also
co-wrote the pilot...
DMAC to Perform With Top Caribbean Artists at ‘242 Caribana Music Festival’
- Sep 20, 2016 - 10:48:04 AM
Nassau, Bahamas – Top Bahamian entertainer Dillon ‘D MAC’ McKenzie will
join fellow Caribbean Entertainers from around the region at Top Dawg
Entertainment’s inaugural ‘242 Caribana Music Festival’ on Saturday
September 24th at The Botanical Gardens in Nassau.
which is described by organizers as a collective initiative to show the
world Caribbean culture - specifically music, literature, food and
social views – is being used as a platform to raise awareness on the
increasing problem of violence against women.
DMAC will be backed
by the multi-talented ‘All for One Band’ when he hits the stage this
coming Saturday and the audience can look forward to an exceptionally
high energy performance...
BTC joins forces with Fam-Fest for Gospel Voice Competition
- Sep 19, 2016 - 9:16:12 AM
Nassau, The Bahamas - Annually, “Da Fam” hosts its mega gospel concert
“Fam-Fest”, which brings together thousands of families, for a weekend
of fun and uplifting entertainment. This year, BTC will again be a
partner for the event and has added the first ever “BTC Fam-Fest Gospel
Voice Competition” as a new element.
The competition was opened
for entrants on social media on September 9th. Entrants between the ages
of eighteen and fifty, will vie for the opportunity to work with an
internationally acclaimed producer to record a single and a professional