Exhibitions “Feel The Rhythm”, new works by Nadine Seymour-Munroe, opens Thursday, September 26 at 6 p.m. at Hillside House. RSVP at 327-0287 or 445-5307 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Shakespeare in Paradise Celebrates five years of Poster Art: 2009-2013” opens Friday, September 27, 6:30-9 p.m. at Popopstudios International Center for the Visual Arts. For more information, visitwww.popopstudios.com or shakespeareinparadise.org.
“40 Years of Bahamian Art” continues at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB). For more information, visit www.nagb.org.bs, email email@example.com or call 328-5800/1.
“The Bahamian Collection”, photographs by Duke Wells, continues at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB). The opening is free and open to the public. For more information, visitwww.nagb.org.bs, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 328-5800/1.
“Master Artists of The Bahamas” continues at The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. Featured artists are John Beadle, Jackson Burnside, Stan Burnside, John Cox, Amos Ferguson, Kendal Hanna, Brent Malone, Eddie Minnis, Antonius Roberts, Dave Smith and Max Taylor. For more information visit www.nagb.org.bs, email email@example.com or call 328-5800/1.
The 5th annual Shakespeare in Paradise Theatre Festival opens Friday, October 4. This year’s signature Shakespearean production is “The Shrew”, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of The Shrew”. The signature Bahamian production is E. Clement Bethel’s folk opera, “The Legend of Sammie Swain”. Also featured will be “Speak the Speech 2” as well as the annual Play Reading Series, a dub poetry and drama workshop and a 5th anniversary art exhibition. The festival runs until Saturday, October 12. Tickets can be purchased from the Dundas Box Office 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday to Saturday, tel: 393-3728. For additional information on Shakespeare in Paradise, visit shakespeareinparadise.org or www.facebook.com/ShakespeareInParadise.
Writing Workshop Gaulin Project Online Writing Workshops will be offered by Helen Klonaris for Fall 2013. “Writing down the Body: A Creative Writing Workshop” runs September 6 - October 5; “Writing Down a Life: Beginning a Memoir” runs October 11 – November 29. Additionally, “Remembering Ourselves: Healing Our Colonial Legacy”, a day-long retreat will run October 12, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tours Islandz, having acquired Downtown Art Tours, offers its Islandz Gallery Hop tours, examining art spaces downtown on Saturdays. Tickets are $20 per person for the two-hour tour. For more information or to book tickets, call 601-7592 or visit Islandz online at www.islandzmarket.com.
Tru Bahamian food tours offers a “Bites of Nassau” food tasting and cultural walking tour to connect people with authentic local food items, stories and traditions behind the food and the Bahamians that prepare and preserve them, through a hands-on, interactive, educational tour and culinary adventure. Tickets are $69 per person, $49 for children under 12. Tours are everyday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., starting at the British Colonial Hilton and ending at Tortuga Rum Cake Company. For more information visit www.trubahamianfoodtours.com.
Call for works All artists interested in participating in the third biennial All Ceramics Exhibition, under the theme "My Beautiful Teacup and Bowl", can contact Jessica Colebrooke at 324-3533 or at email:email@example.com.
The 30th Annual Central Bank of The Bahamas Art Competition and Exhibition invites entries for its Open Category under the theme “The Independents”, in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Bahamian independence, which is being celebrated this year. The objectives of the competition are to identify, recognize and encourage Bahamian visual artists. To qualify, participants must be citizens of The Bahamas, 18 or older (as of October 1, 2013) and not registered in secondary school. The Open/Senior Category Competition and Exhibition component will be held from Tuesday, October 1 to Friday, November 1. Artists under 30 are especially encouraged to embrace this opportunity of the theme of “The Independents” as a challenge in terms of material and/or the role and responsibilities of independent thinking in art in The Bahamas, as well as, thinking of the larger political symbolism of independence of the country.
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