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Nassau Music Society presents Quartetto di Cremona, January 21st & 22nd - Jan 20, 2017 - 4:14:44 PM

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The Nassau Music Society is thrilled to bring to Bahamian audiences the wondrous sound of the Quartetto di Cremona string quartet of Italy along with the amazing viola of Ambra Albek in 2 exciting performances!  It’s 5 world-class strings players all on the same stage on Saturday 21st January at 7:30 pm at the St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church on Princes Street and on Sunday 22nd January at 5:30 pm at St. Paul’s Church Hall.

Come enjoy a glass of wine and great classical music! A different programme will be played at each concert so audiences should plan to attend both!

News : Grand Bahama
Women's Empowerment Workshop Coming to Grand Bahama - Feb 26, 2016 - 12:01:07 PM

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Freeport, The Bahamas - Resident personal development expert and best-selling author, Angelika Christie is inviting women of Grand Bahama and beyond to attend her "Prosper on Purpose" seminar on Saturday, March 5th at the Canal House at Pelican Bay Hotel.

The packed with purpose full-day event promises to teach women how to and step into their brilliance in  goal setting, relationships, and career.

"I've spent years learning from the best of the best, and I am excited to share my knowledge with women at home," said the sought after international speaker, trainer and luxury retreat facilitator...
Entertainment
Nassau Music Society presents, Quartetto Gelato: Feb. 20, 21 - Feb 20, 2016 - 3:51:58 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Get ready to enjoy virtuosic showpieces, romantic tenor arias, pyrotechnical solos, blazing gypsy show pieces, multi-instrument mastery and a World Accordian Champion! This is Quartetto Gelato, a dazzling musical quartet which has enchanted audiences and critics worldwide with their exotic blend of musical virtuosity, artistic passion and humour!

The Nassau Music Society is excited to present two shows featuring Quartetto Gelato and a fabulous cocktail party. The first concert will be on Saturday 20th February 2016 from 7:30 pm at the College of The Bahamas Performing Arts Centre, Oakes Field. Tickets are $30 for NMS members, $35 for non-members and $10 for students. The second concert and cocktail party will be on Sunday 21st February 2016 from 5:30 pm at St. Paul’s Church Hall, Lyford Cay. Tickets are $75 per person...
Community
Supermodel of the Bahamas 2015 Competition Set for This Weekend - Jun 5, 2015 - 10:01:29 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Supermodel of the Bahamas is officially underway and 7 beautiful women from seven of our Bahamian Islands are representing.

The theme SPLASH this year was established to focus on the beauty of our Bahamian waters. Now accomplishing eight seasons of the event Supermodel of the Bahamas, the model search will display seven beautiful ethnic young women from seven Bahamian islands.

"I'm especially excited this year as we again have support from a good friend BETH SOBOL, founder of Miami Fashion Week," said OilinSha Coakley, Founder of Supermodel of the Bahamas...
Entertainment
Sanches Thompson, Super Talent of the Bahamas in Concert, February 9th - Feb 6, 2015 - 1:06:22 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas -
Dreams really do come true! Sanches Thompson,  a Nassau student who recently migrated from Andros always wanted an opportunity to display her talent as a singer. Since winning the 2014 Super Talent of the Bahamas title, the 16 year old will be doing just that in 2015. 

Sanches has been working hard and will be featured on her first dance single entitled, THAT GIRL produced by David Hoyte and OilinSha Coakley. The song will be broadcast this week on local radio stations in The Bahamas and will also be available for purchase on iTunes.

The young talent has also been involved in
numerous community ...
News : Grand Bahama
Culinary Fusion Expo on today in Grand Bahama, November 8th - Nov 8, 2014 - 12:07:31 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - It's time to show off your culinary talents Bahamas as Meeting of the Minds hosts their 2nd Annual Culinary Fusion Expo in Grand Bahama in November. Participants from all over The Bahamas are being invited to register to take part in this memorable event.

Culinary Fusion Expo is the brain child of creative genius Sean Johnson II, and features many of the culinary artists on the island.

"This is the perfect opportunity for all exhibitors to give live demonstrations/ presentations, network with their peers and industry buyers and suppliers..."

Community : Service Organizations
Red Rose Ball set to bring Paris to Grand Bahama this weekend! - Oct 31, 2014 - 10:08:12 AM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama - It's that TIME again! The Red Rose Ball Committee will host the 15th Annual Charity Black Tie Event under the distinguished Patron of the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, the right honourable Perry G. Christie  and Mrs. Bernadette Christie set for Saturday, November 1st, 2014.  This is an event you won’t want to miss, As we the Red Rose Ball Committee predicts that this year’s event will be even BETTER than any past events, so the place to be this year is the Grand Ballroom, Grand Lucayan Resort this and every year!"

The Red Rose Ball Committee will host a magnificent black-tie Charity event, themed: " An Evening in Paris" which will be held on November 1st, 2014...
News : New Providence
Bahamas Public Service Week activities announced for Nassau‏ - Sep 18, 2014 - 4:41:16 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas Government has released the following schedule to commemorate Public Service Week.

This year's theme is "Charting the Course, Serving the Nation, Securing the Future."

Activities will begin on October 14th and run until the 26th...
Opportunities
Halsbury Chambers to Host 10th Annual Free Legal Clinic - Sep 17, 2014 - 9:58:42 PM

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The progressive firm of Halsbury Chambers will hosts its 10th Annual Free Legal Clinic, under the theme “Information You Need for the Life You Want” on Saturday the 20th September 2014 at its law office located on Village Road from 9am to 3pm.

Launched in 2004 as a community outreach effort to provide free legal advice and bridge the gap between the legal community and the public, the free clinics in the past have attracted hundreds of persons. 

Nerissa Greene, Partner at the law firm, said that, “attorneys will be available from 9am to 3pm to give free legal advice on a wide range of legal issues such as mortgages, conveyances, wills, probate, divorces, adoption, personal injury, wrongful dismissal, immigration applications, trade marks...
Community : Grand Bahama
2014 Miss Grand Bahama Pageant Finale this Sunday - Jul 25, 2014 - 10:38:47 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas -
With the mission of transforming “our young women into true ambassadors for our country," The Miss Grand Bahama Organization is dedicated to grooming young women of Grand Bahama into purpose-driven, community-minded, beautiful young ladies.

"Our new queen should be a young lady who is very mature, intelligent, confident,  and someone who is  easy to work with, and shows gratitude. Most importantly one who wants to give back to the her  community,” said Glenn Davis, Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Organization Director. "We also want our contestants to enjoy and grow through this experience."
Sports
Grand Bahama Regatta and Heritage Festival is UNDERWAY - Jul 19, 2014 - 10:52:58 AM

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The Grand Bahama Regatta and Heritage Festival takes place at Taino Beach on July 18th and 19th. 

Under the leadership of committee chairman, and new Freeport City Council Chairman,  Chervita Campbell, the team is determined to make this year's Regatta the best ever, and the entire Grand Bahama community is encouraged to get involved and support the continuance of a sloop sailing regatta for the island. 

While sailing and racing is going on at sea, Taino Beach park will be buzzing with activity. The Heritage Committee is busy planning to ensure that there will be ample native food, entertainment, and activities such as plaiting the maypole, etc., as well as arts and crafts on display... 
Events Calendars : Special Events
Upcoming Events for Miss Teen Bahamas International 2014 - May 8, 2014 - 2:04:34 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - This years' Miss Teen Bahamas International  held their contestant debut during a white party on April 11th, and one of these lovely young women will be crowned on....

Miss Teen Bahamas International MTBI 2014 Calender of Events :

May 10th - Contestants Motorcade
starts: 2pm at Arawak Cay. Competition starts 5pm at Courtyard at J-Line Fitness opposite the Shirley Street Plaza.Tickets: $10

May 17th - Fashion Couture & Supermodel Competition starts 8pm at the
Courtyard at J-Line Fitness opposite the Shirley Street Plaza. Tickets: $25...
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
1st Annual Grand Bahama Band Festival takes place Saturday! - Apr 5, 2014 - 12:16:59 PM

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DOWNTOWN, Freeport GBI- This Saturday, April 5th, 2014 beginning at 3pm West Pioneers Way, Downtown Freeport will sound off with the First Annual Grand Bahama Band Festival.

This musical extravaganza will feature local and national bands, high schools and community organizations including but not limited to: Bahamas Brass Band, Legends Marching Band, Pioneers Marching Band, Pathfinders Marching Band, Shiloh Eagles Band, BMES Rake n' Scrape and Pop Bands, and many more. There will also be a special guest appearance by the Fort Myers Marching Band out of South Florida...
Events Calendars : Special Events
Bimini Sands & Neal Watson’s ‘Hammer Headquarters’ Announce: Shark Showdown 2014 Photography Week - Feb 20, 2014 - 10:39:45 PM

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Underwater Photo Workshop/Competition Takes Place 2/22-3/1/14

 
SOUTH BIMINI, Bahamas – Bimini Sands Resort & Marina in the Bahamas and its on-site dive operation, Neal Watson’s Bimini Scuba Center, are proud to announce they will host Shark Showdown Photography Week on Feb 22 – March 1, 2014. An exciting underwater photography workshop & competition focused on capturing spectacular images of Great Hammerhead, Caribbean Reef and Bull sharks in their element, the event features world-renowned underwater photographer David Doubilet and innovative shark specialist Jeremiah Sullivan, founder of Shark Armor, along with other experts.

Shark Showdown Photo Week follows the inaugural Shark Showdown Film & Video week, which will take place at Bimini Sands on 1/25 - 2/1/14. Both events are scheduled to take place during the annual Great Hammerhead migration...
Community : Service Organizations
Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Ball: February 15th - Feb 7, 2014 - 3:10:57 PM

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HEART BALL IS COMING UP: “Celebrating the Golden Anniversary of a Vision…Championing the Cause of Children!"

For fifty years, The Annual Heart Ball has served as the major fund raiser to aid the Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Foundation. On Saturday, February 15, 2014, The Heart Ball Committee will host the 50th Annual Heart Ball at Melia Nassau Beach Resort, formerly the Sheraton Nassau. The Heart Ball Committee is very excited about this achievement and invites Corporate Bahamas and the public to come and share this historical moment with them.
Events Calendars : Special Events
26th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous announces Fishing Tournament, Live Auction, Kool & the Gang, and comedian Dennis Miller - Nov 21, 2013 - 4:43:08 PM

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL  – The 26th Annual ShowBoats International Boys & Girls Clubs Rendezvous will host the Second Annual Fishing Tournament on Friday, November 22 followed by a one-of-a-kind live auction during the Saturday night Gala on Saturday, November 23 at Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas with a special guest appearance by comedian Dennis Miller.

The Bahamas is well known as one of the greatest sport fishing destinations in the world, making it the perfect setting for the Second Annual Fishing Tournament. Guests will enjoy a leisurely day fishing for Kingfish, Dolphin, Wahoo, Tuna and more. Prizes will be awarded for Overall Top and Biggest Fish Overall. Winners will be announced and trophies awarded during the Hot Havana Nights poolside party Friday evening.
Community : Service Organizations
Red Rose Ball Charity Event, November 2nd - Nov 2, 2013 - 12:00:30 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - Come, take a journey down the Nile of Ancient Egypt with us as The Red Rose Ball Committee host it’s 14th, Annual Charity Event scheduled for Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, Cocktails and Awards presentation at 7:00 p.m. and Dinner at 8:00pm under the theme: “A journey down the Nile of Ancient Egypt”, where it all began.

The event will be held under the distinguish patronage of the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie and Mrs. Bernadette Christie in the Grand Ballroom at the Grand Lucayan. We invite you to join us for a wonderful evening as the Red Rose Ball Committee promises to make this an exciting and entertaining event while at the same time supporting a worthy cause.
Entertainment
Pink Pearl Restaurant presents "Conch N' Tings" with the Apple Elliott Band: October 25th - Oct 16, 2013 - 4:46:17 PM

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Grand Bahama Island -  On Friday,  October 25th, all roads will lead to Bootle Bay, West End for Pink Pearl Restaurant's Conch N' Tings! This event will launch Pink Pearl's new menu featuring the delectable taste of Conch, a Bahamian delicacy and signature food item of The Bahamas. If Conch is not your fancy, we'll also have our local Lobster or Crab & Dough.

Entry for this event is $40 and we'll provide you with a complimentary drink, and samplings of ALL our conch dishes, lobster, and crab & dough. Make us your island getaway and enjoy the ocean view and our locally-flavoured food selections...
Community
Supermodel of the Bahamas to unveil 2013 contestants, June 22nd - Jun 20, 2013 - 1:35:43 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The #1 Model Search in The Bahamas will unveil it's 2013 contestants on Saturday, June 22nd at 1pm at the Towne Hotel in Nassau.  The theme is " Masquerade."

Supermodel of the Bahamas was founded by Oilinsha Coakley, owner of Oilinsha Models and Talent. "We discover new faces. Candidates are then trained and pushed to perform, whereupon it becomes obvious after photo shoots, runway shows, and interviews, who is made for the life of a model."
Arts & Culture
Nassau Music Society presents"Une Soirée Musicale" with cellist, Kenneth Law and pianist, Christy Lee - Jan 17, 2013 - 8:52:31 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The Nassau Music Society, under the Patronage of His Excellency, Sir Arthur Foulkes, Governor General of The Bahamas, will continue it's 2012-2013 concert season by holding 2 concerts on Friday, January 18, 2013 (8PM)at St. Paul's Church Hall, Lyford Cay and on Sunday, January 20, 2013 (5:30PM) at St. Andrew's Kirk, Shirley & Princes Street.
 
The Society will feature Kenneth Law, cellist accompanied by Christy Lee, pianist, in an evening entitled: "Une Soirée Musicale" (a Musical Evening). The duo will interpret works from  French composers such as Gabriel FAURE, Maurice RAVEL,
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