April 28th, 2010

Good Morning Bermuda!

  • A few updates, tickets for the G&S production of The History Boys are now on sale at www.premiertickets.bm.  Also, more details have been released for TechWeek 2010. This starts tomorrow and details are either on the website or you can see the www.techweek.bm or see the flyer for the Schedule of Events here.  And don’t forget Harbour Nights tomorrow night! 
  • Had a lot of questions about this – to complete the set, Newstead Happy Hour restarts next Friday, May 7th!
  • Cinco de Mayo is almost upon us – but hey, why have one night of celebration when you can have five?!  Festival Latino kicks off this Friday at Latin/Rumbar and runs until Wednesday, May 5th. This is a celebration of latin music and dance and will feature live music by Willy’s NYC Salsa Project and Bermuda’s own Keith Caisey and Randy Lambert, with dance performances by Sabor Dance School. Friday will be a Cuban Night, Saturday is Fiesta Mexicano, Sunday is Brazilian Night, Tuesday is Latin Dance Night and Wednesday is the Cinco de Mayo Celebrations. There is no cover charge and a chance to win a Honda Scoopy, iPod touch and gift baskets. For more information, please see www.bermudasalsa.com or this flyer.
  • Good luck to everyone participating in the Catlin End-to-End this Saturday – there’s still time to register or pledge on www.bermudaendtoend.bm.
  • From May 6th until the 9th, The Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts Youth Empowerment Series YES! presents a Weekend of Inspiration featuring The Songs of Solomon from NYC. The Songs of Solomon is a dynamic group of young people that is committed to performing inspirational music and preserving the integrity of music, reflective of the African Diaspora. They have performed with Earth, Wind and Fire, Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Ashford and Simpson, Kelly Clarkson, Fantasia Barinno, toured major cities in the United States and won competitions in the New York metropolitan area. Tickets vary in price from $35 to $100, depending on which event you go to, and are available now on www.bdatix.com. Here’s the flyer – View this photo
  • For those of you who missed this showing at the Bermuda International Film Festival, Where the Whales Sing will be showing at Bermuda College on May 6th. Tickets are $10 and available on www.bdatix.com.
  • Anyone need to get swimwear-ready for this summer? Yep, me too! Anyway, Fit’n’Firm Water Aerobics classes will be restarting Monday, May 31st at Warwick Academy Pool and will run Monday to Thursday from 8pm until 9pm, right up until September 16th. The drop-in fee is $20, an 8-class card is $130 and a Summer Pass for the full period is $440. Full details are on their website www.wateraerobicsbermuda.com.
  • Mickey’s Beach Bar and Bistro at Elbow Beach reopened on Monday. Menus will be online from next week but in the meantime you can get them from sales@lido.bm or by calling 236-9884.



Quick Recap


BMDS String of Pearls – April 22nd to 24th and 29th to May 1st

First Harbour Nights of 2010 – April 28th

TechWeek 2010 – April 28th

Festival Latino – April 30th to May 5th

Catlin End to End – May 1st

Some Enchanted Evening 2010 After Dark – May 1st Where the Whales Sing – May 6th

Weekend of Inspiration featuring the Songs of Solomon – May 6th to 9th

First Newstead Happy Hour of 2010 – May 7th

For the Love of Chocolate Wine-Tasting Event – May 7th

First Annual Four Seasons City Art Festival – May 7th to 9th

Caledonian Society of Bermuda Ceilidh – May 15th

Stephen Wiltshire at BNG – May 17th to 23rd

G&S The History Boys – May 19th to 22nd

Stephen Wiltshire Gala Event – May 22nd

Enjoy the rest of the week!






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