August 20th, 2014: Bermuda Events Update

Morning Boys and Girls!

 

The Bermuda calendar is already starting to fill up for the Fall!  Here is the latest update:

 

0822 Outta Bounds at Taste 141

Taste 141 invite you to start off your weekend with live music from Outta Bounds on Friday, August 22nd.

The band will be performing from 7pm until 10pm and there is no cover charge.

For more information, or reservations, call 292-0777.

 

 

 

 

0823 Black Tie and Ribbons

Bermuda Latin Vibes presents Black Tie and Ribbons, its first ever cancer awareness fundraiser on Saturday, August 23rd.

From 7pm until midnight at Masterworks, you are invited to come dressed to impress and enjoy the music and dancing, while learning a little more about this disease that affects every family in Bermuda.

Performances and fun raffles are scheduled throughout the evening.

Tickets are $30 and available online at http://www.cancer.bm/get-involved/sign-up-for-events/black-tie-and-ribbons-event-tickets.

Part proceeds to the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre.

For more information, contact Giovanna Watson at 70L-VIBE (5-8423).

 

0817 Coasts Cliffs and Coves

Coasts, Cliffs and Coves, a members’ juried show including work of all media, is currently showing daily at the Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard.

The show will remain open until Saturday, September 13th.

For more information, contact 234-2809 or artcentre@logic.bm.

 

 

0828 BMDS Famous for 15 Minutes

Famous for Fifteen Minutes is back on the Bermuda calendar! This is the 12th annual playwright competition from the Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society (BMDS) and presents six original short plays written by local playwrights, from a variety of genres, each lasting 15 minutes (hence the name!) at Daylesford Theatre.

Showtime is at 8pm each night and the show will run from Thursday, August 28th until Saturday, August 30th and then from Wednesday, September 3rd until Saturday, September 6th. The Gala Night is on closing night at 6.30pm with a pre-show reception.

Tickets are $25, or $75 for the Gala Night, and are available from www.bmds.bm.

For more information, contact famous@bmds.bm.

 

0831 Grief Following Trauma Workshop

Does someone you love need help moving forward with their grief? The pain of loss is physically demanding, complex and painful and it can be difficult to know what to say and what NOT to say to loved ones.

The Grief Following Trauma Workshop on Sunday, August 31st and Monday, September 1st will assist you in getting these types of questions answered.

Held in the Main Conference Room at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute from 8.30am until 4pm each day, this 2-day workshop will give you insights into helping your loved one as they journey through their grief.

The cost is $150 and spaces are limited.

For more information, contact Muriel Williams on 504-3627, veese58@gmail.com, or visit www.firstpersonaldevelopment.com.

 

0906 St Davids An Island Near Bermuda

The next in the Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series will be a bus and walking tour of St. David’s on Saturday, September 6th.

St. David’s: An Island Near Bermuda Bus and Walking Tour is hosted in collaboration with the St. David’s Island Historical Society with President Rick Spurling serving as speaker for the afternoon.

Buses will depart at 2pm from the Base Gate near Double Dip at the entrance to St. David’s and the tour will include the Lighthouse and Battery, along with Vaughan’s Bay and concluding at Carter House.

There is a $5 fee for this event and spaces are limited. For tickets, contact the Department of Community & Cultural Affairs’ office on the 4th floor at 58 Court Street.

For more details, contact Folklife Officer Dr. Kim Dismont Robinson on 292-1681 or kdrobinson@gov.bm, or visit www.communityandculture.bm.

 

0909 HH Reparation Psychological Rehabilitation and Pedagogical Strategies

The September edition of the Department of Community & Cultural Affairs’ Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series will be Reparation, Psychological Rehabilitation and Pedagogical Strategies on Tuesday, September 9th at Bermuda National Gallery.

This is the 9th Annual Dr. Kenneth E. Robinson/Cyril Outerbridge Packwood Memorial Lecture and the speaker for the evening will be Dr. Verene Shepherd, Professor of Social History at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus.

The reception will begin at 5.30pm, followed by the lecture at 6pm.

The cost is $10 per person and light refreshments will be served.

For more details, contact Folklife Officer Dr. Kim Dismont Robinson on 292-1681 or kdrobinson@gov.bm, or visit www.communityandculture.bm.

 

0926 Family Centre Beach Bash

The Family Centre Bermuda is hosting their ever-popular fund-raising beach concert/party at the Fairmont Southampton’s Ocean Club beach on Friday, September 26th.

The Family Centre’s Beach Bash is a one of a kind fundraiser which brings the community together for a unique entertainment experience, while keeping the sole focus and purpose of the event on children. From 7pm until midnight, the ocean will be the backdrop for an amazing line up of Bermuda’s best local performers, including Working Title.

The cost is $220 per person, which includes a complimentary drinks reception and wine with dinner. Tickets are available from Family Centre.

For more information, contact Sarah Dunstan at Sarah@tfc.prevention.bm or 232-1116, or Starla Williams at starla@selectsitesgroup.com.

 

1004 Tiaras and Bow Ties

Promising a magical experience like never before, Bermuda’s 2nd Annual Tiaras and Bow Ties will be celebrating fathers and daughters on Saturday, October 4th.

This Daddy-Daughter Princess Dance is for young ladies aged between 4 and 14 years old and will be at the Berkeley Institute Cafetorium.

From 6.30pm, the evening promises to be full of fantasy and fun with hors d’oeuvres and drinks, party favours, princess face-painting, photos, and more. Attendees will also enjoy special performances from overseas princess guests the Ice Queen, Ice Princess, Cinderella and Princess & the Frog. And yes, a performance of Let it Go will be included.

It will all finish around 9.30pm, so plenty of time to get home before you turn into a pumpkin.

Part proceeds will go to charity.

Tickets are available from Kit N Caboodle and www.tbtbermuda.com.

 

 

 

Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

For a handy Calendar view, click here to go to the Bermuda Calendar section:

 

Bermuda National Library Summer Film Series – Riddle of the Crest – August 20th

PechaKucha Bermuda Volume 8 – August 21st

**NEW  Outta Bounds Live Taste 141 – August 22nd

2nd Annual Fun Golf Open – August 23rd

**NEW  Black Tie & Ribbons – August 23rd

19th Annual Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition: Sand Sculpting Clinics – August 23rd and 24th

19th Annual Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition – August 30th

7th Annual ITF Bermuda Beach Tennis International Tournament – August 26th and 27th

Bermuda National Library Summer Film Series: St. David’s: An Island Near Bermuda – August 27th

**NEW  Famous for 15 Minutes – August 28th to 30th

Troika Bermuda’s Work in Progress #5: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – August 28th to 30th

19th Annual Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition – August 30th

DanceSations Annual Summer Dance Recital – August 30th

Bermuda Salute – August 30th

**NEW  Grief Following Trauma Workshop – August 31st and September 1st

**NEW  Famous for 15 Minutes – September 3rd to 6th

**NEW  Bus and Walking Tour: St. David’s: An Island Near Bermuda – September 6th

**NEW  Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series: Reparation, Psychological Rehabilitation and Pedagogical Strategies – September 9th

Raleigh Bermuda Monte Carlo Casino Classic – September 13th

Gospel Graffiti Art Competition – September 13th

Hispanic Campaign Bermuda – September 13th to 20th

Celebrating Hubert Smith Sr.: Mural Opening and Blessing – September 14th

3rd Annual Peace Day Weekend: Paint for Peace Exhibit Opening – September 18th

3rd Annual Peace Day Weekend: Peace Day Concert – September 19th

Clarien Iron Kids Triathlon & Carnival – September 20th

Learn Bridge In A Day – September 20th

3rd Annual Peace Day Weekend: Peace Day 5K Road Race – September 21st

Celebrating Hubert Smith Sr.: Dinner Theatre Seniors and Students Matinee – September 21st

British Schools Fair Bermuda – September 24th and 25th

4th Annual Oktoberfest at Swizzle Inn – September 25th to October 5th

**NEW  Family Centre Beach Bash – September 26th

Celebrating Hubert Smith Sr.: Dinner Theatre – September 26th to 28th

Celebrating Hubert Smith Sr.: Dinner Theatre – October 2nd, 3rd and 5th

**NEW  Tiaras and Bow Ties: Daddy-Daughter Princess Dance – October 4th

Bermuda Kennel Club’s 2014 International Championship All Breed Dog Shows – October 18th and 19th

 

 

Camps

Spicelands Fun Camp – June 30th to September 5th

BUEI Summer Camps: Dabble in Wild Weather – starts August 25th

 

 

Art Exhibits

Current Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

Tale of Two Cities Exhibition – January 17th to September

Treasure Island – July 11th to August 13th

The Tucker Sisters: Under the Yellow Flag – July 11th to October 10th

Homer’s Cafe Display: Abstractuality by Neal J.F. Morris – July 18th to August 14th

Kal Draws Bermuda: Satirical Pen Takes on Island Life – August 15th to 27th

Homer’s Cafe Exhibition: Abstraction: Palms, Portulacas, Peppers and Pansies by Gillian Outerbridge – August 15th to September 11th

Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery – until November 22nd

Bermuda Biennial 2014: A View From the Edge

Highlights from the BNG Collection

Current Exhibits at BNG East – until November 22nd

Bermuda Biennial 2014: A View From the Edge

Current Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – August 8th to August 26th

Onions Gallery: Emerging Artists 2014

Edinburgh Gallery: Faces of Kiwoko: A Journey to the Ugandan Busy by Dee Storey

Studios A & B: Our History in Hats by Ronnie Chameau and Donna Pink

 

 

Enjoy the rest of the week!

 

C

xx

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