Exhibitions “Shakespeare in Paradise Celebrates five years of Poster Art: 2009-2013” ends tomorrow with a silent auction at Popopstudios International Center for the Visual Arts, 1-4 p.m. For more information, visit www.popopstudios.com or shakespeareinparadise.org.
“Get Out”, a Salus Project exhibition, opens at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 17 at the Ladder Gallery, New Providence Community Centre, Blake Road.
The Sew ‘N’ Sew Quilters Exhibition continues at Doongalik Studios. For more information, call the studio in Village Road at 394-1886.
An exhibition, featuring new works by Zena Burland, at the “North Winds” property on Orange Hill continues. Also featured will be the artwork of Leroy McLean. Refreshments will be served.
The Gallery at Old Fort Bay presents A Two Day Art Extravaganza on Friday, October 11, 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, October 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Featured artists include Amos Ferguson, Anthony ‘Big Mo’ Morley, Antonius Roberts, James Bethel, Catherine Armstrong, Lisa Quinn, Kevin Cooper, Trevor Tucker, Natty Chenng, Nicola Angelica, Sharon Mould, Ann Morley, Imogene Walkine, Theo Tavoussis and Judith Papillon. For more information, call 242-377-7001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Feel The Rhythm”, new works by Nadine Seymour-Munroe, continues at Hillside House on Cumberland Street.
“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.
Theater The 5th annual Shakespeare in Paradise Theatre Festival ends tonight. 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 were “Speak the Speech 2” and “d’bi.young anitafrika: The Sankofa Trilogy“ as well as the annual Play Reading Series, a dub poetry and drama workshop and a 5th anniversary art exhibition. Tickets can be purchased from the Dundas Box Office 10 a.m.-4 p.m., tel: 393-3728. For additional information on Shakespeare in Paradise, visit shakespeareinparadise.org or www.facebook.com/ShakespeareInParadise.
Workshops Shakespeare in Paradise will host a dub poetry/drama workshop on the sorplusi method, in conjunction with the “d’bi.young anitafrika: The Sankofa Trilogy“ production today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration is $50 and $25 for students. For additional information, visit shakespeareinparadise.org or www.facebook.com/ShakespeareInParadise.
The School of English Studies at The College of The Bahamas will host the 32nd annual West Indian Literature Conference, under the theme “Multiple Textualities: Imagining the Caribbean Nation”. The West Indian Literature Conference Writing Workshops include “Publishing in Caribbean Studies” with Cathie Brettschneider, “Short Fiction Workshop” with Robert Antoni and “Writing for Film Workshop” with Kareem Mortimer. To reserve a space, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cob.edu.bs/conferences/wilc2013.php.
Gaulin Project Online Writing Workshops will be offered by Helen Klonaris for Fall 2013. “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 email@example.com
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 Princess Azamat ‘Bo’ Guirey invites Bahamian artists and resident artists to submit work to be showcased in Art International 2014, opening March 14 at Guaranty Trust Bank in Lyford Manor, Western Road. For more information and to submit your work, please contact Princess Bo Guirey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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