V-Mac’s Eleuthera tour to target youth in wake of triple tragedy
- Apr 23, 2014 - 2:17:46 PM
Eleuthera, The Bahamas
- In the wake of the deaths of Bobby Thompson 32, Pacino Simmons 29
and Harry Sands, Jr 19, gospel recording artist and host/founder of
242Untapped Vincent ‘V-Mac’ McDonald, is taking his Declaration Tour to
the island of Eleuthera, hoping to keep youth on track in spite of the
“I do not know any of the victims personally,
despite my visits to Eleuthera and some members of our team being from
that island,” said V-Mac. “I do know that as a young man in the same age
bracket, who has yet to reach my prime, it’s devastating. I’m close to
my family as well so I can only imagine the pain they are going through..."
First Taste band to make its debut in Grand Bahama
- Apr 22, 2014 - 5:40:22 PM
Vice president of the
Grand Bahama Entertainers, Musicians and Artists Association, Nat
Cambridge has formed a new band in Grand Bahama.
"Grand Bahamian live music has, for some time now, been on
the decline until recently with the advent of some new faces entering the scene.
However, even with these new faces popping up here and there, the live music
entertainment scene continues to be dominated by what I term '60 year old
entertainers, presenting 40 year old material for 20 year old audiences,' said Cambridge. "Grand
Bahama is long overdue time for a serious effort to pass the baton to those
young, talented and aspiring entertainers..."
Pineapple Air and Avvy Bahamas announce Partnership
- Apr 22, 2014 - 11:07:18 AM
Bahamas – Locally owned Pineapple Air announced today that it has
partnered with Bahamian musician, Avvy Bahamas, effective May 1st, 2014.
A press conference was held this morning at The Sir Lynden Pindling International Airport to discuss the benefits of this partnership.
By partnering with Avvy Bahamas, Pineapple Air expects to revamp its brand and widen its customer base between Nassau, Bahamas and Eleuthera, Bahamas.
As of May 1st Pineapple Air will announce their "Sweet Deals" between Nassau and Eleuthera...
The Cinemas: Rio 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Occulus, and Noah
- Apr 17, 2014 - 9:36:12 PM
Great news! A longer version of "The Cinemas" will debut this Thursday, April 17th at
8pm on Cable 12. The web show will continue of course for those of you
in other countries.
This episode takes a look at Rio 2, Captain
America: The Winter Soldier, Occulus, Noah, and Travolta Cooper is joined by Lavado
Stubbs and Leah Eneas to discuss a film from Trinidad called "Between
Also on the show is Travis Cartwright, and Dr. Toni Francis.
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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.
Angelique Sabrina releases "I'm Ready"
- Feb 14, 2014 - 1:30:10 AM
Bahamian recording artist, Angelique Sabrina released her music video, "I'm Ready" today coinciding with Valentine's Day 2014.
in her hometown of Nassau, I'm Ready captures the many facets of love
and relationships that speak to Angelique's generation, and follows
Angelique's journey through loving relationships, set in the majestic
and historic backdrop of the nearly 300-year old Graycliff hotel
property in the heart of The Bahamas' capital city, as well as several
other stunning tropical locations in the island nation.
Rik Carey to perform at the 50th Annual Heart Ball in The Bahamas
- Feb 14, 2014 - 12:30:25 AM
The 2013/ 2014 Heart Ball Committee presents the 50th Annual Heart Ball,
under the theme “Celebrating the Golden Anniversary of a Vision…
Championing the Cause of Children!”, an entertaining and exciting
fundraiser to benefit the Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Foundation.
Funds donated to The Heart Foundation help to repair the hearts of
children in The Bahamas.
Saturday February 15, 2014, the
50th Annual Heart Ball
is set to take place at Melia Nassau Beach Resort and will feature a
performance by Grammy award winning artist; Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice
Award winner and 2-time Billboard winner, Mr.
Rik Carey. Mr. Carey is a Bahamian artist, music producer, song writer, proprietor
and drummer. He is best known for his lead vocals in Baha-Men...
Freeport Players Guild YARD Event: Celebrity Couple & Celebrity Look-a-like Valentine's Party
- Feb 12, 2014 - 1:10:33 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - The Regency Young
Adults Regency Drama Group presents our second event of the year
Hollywood Lovin' this Saturday February 15th, 2014. This is the year of
the lovers everyone!
Dress up with your friends or lover as
celebrity couples or just come on out for the fun of it! There will be
performances by our very own talents, music and many other activities
throughout the night you won't be disappointed!...
Bahamian filmmaker crafts web series, "The Cinemas"
- Feb 11, 2014 - 1:28:13 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Rising star filmmaker
Travolta Cooper, in conjunction with Galleria Cinemas, will soon launch a
new web series, keeping viewers informed of films and entertainment.
“The show is called
said Mr. Cooper. “Much of it is designed to create a coherent movie
going community, bridging the marketing gap between local and
international commerce as it relates to Galleria Cinemas.”
Cooper said the show could also be used as a tool for visitors to see
local productions that might play at the cinemas. Mr. Cooper (center)...
Bahamian Filmmaker Launches Internet Show, ‘The Cinemas’
- Feb 8, 2014 - 3:48:04 PM
The Tribune: In an effort to create a
more vibrant movie community, Bahamian film maker Travolta Cooper has
launched a new internet movie critic show.
‘The Cinemas’, a show
which will spotlight the latest movie releases and happenings in the
movie world, will be released bi-weekly. The first episode was filmed
last week and can be viewed on the YTV Youtube channel.
Mr Cooper told Tribune Entertainment the lack of a vibrant movie community was what led him to launch ‘The Cinemas’.
Cooper will be joined on the show by local radio personality Teej
Grant, and they will share their thoughts on the latest releases.
Bahamian entertainment group branches out
- Jan 29, 2014 - 12:55:07 PM
Group Auditions and BE Arts Programs have been combined
rebranded as a regional tour and a model and talent expo.
company’s principal, Sonia Brown, announced that its
Carib-Link Bahamas project is slated for the summer of 2014.
As a prequel to the event, the James Pentaudi
Workshops will be held
“The goal is to not only to create a platform for
Caribbean entertainers to be
educated, empowered and exposed, but also
to bring the top decision makers
to our markets to discover the
multi-faceted talent we have,” Ms. Brown said.
Kel Mitchell to headline Bahamas' Youth Explosion 2014
- Jan 24, 2014 - 1:45:10 PM
The Island of Grand Bahama is about to experience a wave of Youths as
the first ever Spring Break-Through weekend is about to take place. This
coming March hundreds of young people will come together in a time of
Fun, Fellowship and Worship.
event is scheduled for three days and will begin with a Youth
Explosion with Live Performances from some of the island's top Gospel
Artist. Special Celebrity Guest for the evening will be Mr. Kel Mitchel
of the hit Nickelodeon Show "Kel N Kenan". This will be Kel's first time
coming to the island of Grand Bahama...
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.
KB Making Music to Save the Environment in Marsh Harbour
- Apr 17, 2014 - 12:21:32 PM
Kirkland ‘KB’ Bodie,
The Bahamas’ best-selling musician, is drawing crowds belting out a
chorus with a cause at a series of concerts around the country.
by Save The Bahamas, the concerts kicked off in late December in Nassau
and hit Abaco last weekend where the second event in Marsh Harbour drew
more than 250 people.
Long a proponent of protecting the
environment, KB has recorded videos with a beach backdrop and written
several environmentally-themed pieces, including Save The Bays with the
K.B. Gives Back to the Environment
- Apr 16, 2014 - 7:51:05 PM
Abaco, Bahamas - K.B.’s music is based on the people and the
beauty of the Bahamas. Now he’s giving back to the environment that has
given him the inspiration for so many of his hits by donating proceeds
from his fourth K.B. and Friends Album to Friends of the Environment
(FRIENDS), which provides environmental education through field trips,
summer camps and after school programs and works to preserve the
environment of Abaco by operating a number of grassroots conservation
K.B. first become familiar FRIENDS when he performed
at their annual Reef Ball fundraising event in early 2013. He says, “I
was impressed with how hard they were working and the difference they
were making in Abaco.
Introducing Chorus, Bahamian reggae-dancehall artist
- Apr 11, 2014 - 1:06:21 PM
Chorus is a tuneful Bahamian reggae artist that has a rare but melodic sound.
started recording in the 2008 and later started a production
company called, Universal Kartel. In 2009 Chorus partnered
with Wonderful Entertainment whom he is working with.
Chorus is currently working on his album which is set to be released in late
November, 2014. Chorus has worked with various artists such as Plus Givens, G Money-Flow,
Professor B, Trouble E, Gilla C., Diggit Bless, Brent B, and more...
music video is "It's Over" and the artist said his thoughts and
inspiration behind the song are simple. "The suffering is over. I show a
little of the struggle, and how I
overcame it to get to where I am today. There are people struggling...
"Protect Women & Children" event open forum highlights on ArtOvation
- Apr 11, 2014 - 10:29:47 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -
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 www.star106fm.com.
The "Protect Women &
Children" event was held on Wednesday April 9th at Rawson Square. This
activism and awareness event was hosted by the newly formed Coalition to
End Gender-based Violence & Discrimination.
Mr. J releases new single, "We Don't Want No VAT"
- Apr 11, 2014 - 1:00:51 AM
This his follow up to his ongoing campaign against the VAT, Bahamian artist, Mr. J releases "We Don't Want No VAT".
"The song and artwork represents and reflects the views of
the greater percentage of the Bahamian people that are opposed to the
new tax. With over ten thousand plus persons that have signed online
petitions against the VAT, the title of this new initiative aptly fits
the anti VAT environment that we are in," said the recording artist, Gesner Dalmon / Mr. J.
"The song describes VAT as a manufacturing tax as
opposed to a consumer tax, which has been purported. VAT was originally
designed to be used in large manufacturing countries such as Europe and
not small economies..."
Brad Lundy, Son of Andros and Prince of Entertainment!
- Apr 10, 2014 - 10:10:09 AM
Way back then in
Calabash Bay, Andros, Bahamas, some seventy five years ago, Quebell
Lundy a hard working farmer and fisherman was preparing to welcome
another offspring to the world..to the harsh living on the Out Islands,
made delightful by the sheer beauty of the clear waters, beaches,
peace,quiet and the joy of church music and little spirits.
His wife Virginia was well on with child..she was real heavy and the midwife, a considerable distance away by donkey.
the gentle breeze lifting the nearby banana and cane tassels, the
midwife shouted praises as the newest Lundy sprang forth; a boy, full of
air, as he cried to be in the land.
"From Brad Lundy to John Doe"
- Apr 6, 2014 - 1:31:01 PM
prolific and major music entertainer in the person of BRAD LUNDY meets
his untimely demise in a violent hit and run traffic accident on Tonique
Williams-Darling Highway and the media reports the incident as if an
unidentified person, a “John Doe” of sorts, is the latest victim of a
hit and run traffic accident.
A native of the big yard, Mr. Lundy
was known as the ANDROS JERRY BUTLER. Dapper in his dress, a gentleman
in his demeanor and deportment, and energetic in his live performances,
Brad graced the stages in night clubs and concert halls all across the
USA, Canada and the Caribbean...