January 11th, 2017 Bermuda Calendar Update

Morning Troops!

 

It’s amazing how quickly the Bermuda Calendar fills up, even at this supposedly quiet time of year.  Here’s what has been added to the calendar since last week!

 

As always, don’t forget to check out the Quick Recap Section at the bottom of the post for a full listing of all upcoming events, including those previously covered in previous posts.

 

 

BUEI Moves presents the return of Body Control Pilates, Level 1 and 2 classes with Caitlin Curtis, running every Friday.

Level 2 classes will be at 2pm, followed by Level 1 at 3.10pm.

The cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members, or $180 for a 10 class package.  Classes fill up quickly so you are advised to call in advance.

For more information, or to register, contact 294-0204 or giftshop@buei.bm.

 

 

Chelsie Brookes will be hosting Fun Fridays, a series of adult art workshops starting on Friday, January 13th.

From 6pm until 7.30pm at Masterworks Museum, Fun Friday workshops will be a fun creative workshop that aims to teach art at a basic level with each workshop offering a new activity based off of Masterworks 30th Anniversary Exhibition.  On January 13th, Chelsie will be teaching how to make wire gombey masks.

Upcoming dates for Fun Fridays are January 20th, February 3rd and 10th, and March 3rd, 10th, 17th and 31st. Activities for each of these workshops can be found at www.BermudaMasterworks.org.

The cost is $75 for members, $100 for non-members, and all materials will be provided.  B.Y.O.B.

For more information, contact 299-4000 or mworks@logic.bm.

 

Under the Distinguished Patronage of The Revd. Musawenkosi N. Daba and Mrs. Daba, The Guild of St. Mark’s Anglican Church in Smith’s Parish are hosting their First Variety Concert on Saturday, January 14th.

From 6.30pm in the Parish Hall, featured performers will include Michael Perinchief and John Moss, Dayton Wharton, Jade Minors, June Caisey, Phiemma Caisey, Sarah Madeiros, Elton Richardson, Llewelyn Hall, Peter Nash, Eliana Kirkos Dance Group, Cortez Burrows, T. Humas, Eugenia Outerbridge and others.

Patron tickets are $25 per person or $40 per couple, while general admission are $20 for adults and free for children under 12.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact Barbara Willis on 747-8893, 293-2269 or bbwillis1949@gmail.com.

 

 

All are welcome aboard The Orient Express for a Murder Mystery Wine Tasting Dinner on Saturday, January 14th.

From 7pm at Tempest Bistro, each of the five courses will be paired with a complementary wine. Guests are encouraged to dress to impress in their best 1920s apparel, with prizes for the best dressed couple.

The cost of the dinner is $150 per person, plus grats.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 297-0861.

 

 

 

The Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard presents their latest exhibit Kitchen Art, opening on Sunday, January 15th.

Art isn’t just for the living room. More and more people are placing fun and whimsical works in their kitchen.  The Bermuda Arts Centre is holding a fun show that includes paintings, ceramics recycled materials, tech art and interesting pieces of functional art.  For those that are looking for a little fun and perhaps a little more uniqueness, this is a show not to be missed.

An extra bit of fun has been added to the show, with their Great Chocolate Cake Competition. The competition is open to all Members of BACD. The winner of the competition is awarded with a gift basket and gift certificate from Miles Market. Of course, all those that attend the opening are rewarded with the cake testing.

The opening is from 3.30pm until 5pm on Sunday, January 15th and the show runs until February 10th.

Admission is free. The Arts Centre is open daily from 11am to 4pm and is wheelchair accessible.

For more information, contact 234-2809, artcentre@logic.bm, or visit www.ArtBermuda.com.

 

Back by popular demand, BUEI Films presents a 3rd showing of The Nutcracker on Sunday, January 15th.

The screening will be at 4pm in the Tradewinds Auditorium.  In Peter Wright’s classic production for The Royal Ballet, the stage sparkles with theatrical magic – a Christmas tree grows before our eyes, toy soldiers come to life to fight the villainous Mouse King and Clara and the Nutcracker are whisked off to the Kingdom of Sweets on a golden sleigh. Tchaikovsky’s score contains some of ballet’s best-known melodies, from the flurrying Waltz of the Snowflakes to the dream-like Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy – all brilliantly set in Wright’s choreography. Running time 135 minutes (one interval).

This production features Bermuda’s own Ravi Cannonier-Watson!

Harbourfront are offering a 10% discount (food only) to anyone dining there after the event.  Reservations are available from 5pm for the sushi bar with Sushi Happy Hour prices on selected sushi and drinks available until 6.30pm.  The full menu will be available from 6pm.  Please mention the screening when booking to avail of the discount and note that it cannot be combined with any other special offers.  For dinner reservations call 295-4207.

The cost is $20 for BUEI members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 294-0204 or visit the Oceans Gift Shop at BUEI.

 

 

In collaboration with the St. George’s Foundation, the latest in the Bermudian Heartbeats Lecture Series will be a Film Night with a screening of The Bermuda Depths on Thursday, January 19th.

What secret lurks 20,000 feet below the waves in the paranormal realm called the Bermuda Triangle? That’s the question a scientist, his student and a young man ask themselves. The answer involved a beauty who has sold her soul for eternal youth and a giant sea turtle that leaves death in its wake. Produced by Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass.

The screening will begin at 6pm in the World Heritage Centre, St. George’s.

This event is free to the public, but spaces are limited. Free tickets are available from the office and from www.BDAtix.bm.

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

 

Promising the funnest class ever, Improv for Beginners starts on Thursday, January 19th.

Located at Impact Mentoring Academy at Old Berkeley, this 8 week class for adults will run from 6pm until 8pm on Thursdays until March 23rd.  Improv develops us in a fun way. It provides stage and life skills while we’re laughing too hard to barely notice. Natural fears are managed with a supportive vibe as well as breaking challenges into small morsels.   They offer team building services too.

The cost is $125 or $65 for starving artists.

For more information, or to register, contact improvtoby@yahoo.com or 505-7011.

 

 

 

Enjoy a good grounding, basic course in meditation and find out how to practice, use the mantra and finding the approach to meditation that works for you at Meditation Training and Practice on Thursday, January 19th.

From 7.30pm until 9pm at The Yoga Centre, this promises to be a very informative class providing you also with the benefits of meditation, its pitfalls and its goal and how it works in daily life. A 30 minute practice will apply at each class as well as discussion and Q&A to help you better understand the practice and how and why it is a worthwhile habit to cultivate.  This is a YACEP (Yoga Alliance Community Education Program) course and Yoga Teachers will gain 12 CE hours with Yoga Alliance when taking this course.

The cost is $175.

For more information, or to register, contact 295-7525 or yogaontherock@logic.bm.

 

Find out more about what it is, how it may differ from other meditation approaches, its physiological effects on the mind and our thought processes and health and wellbeing, and, also why it can be so good for us at Mindfulness 101: An 8 Week Course starting on Friday, January 20th.

From noon until 1pm on Fridays, this 8-week course will help students better understand and practice a Mindfulness approach to meditation.

This is a YACEP (Yoga Alliance Community Education Program) course. Yoga Teachers earn 8 CE hours through Yoga Alliance when taking this course.

The cost is $130.

For more information, or to register, contact 295-7525 or yogaontherock@logic.bm.

 

Adrienne Smatt will be hosting Art with a Twist, a series of workshops throughout the year, one Tuesday a month starting on Tuesday, January 24th.

From 6.30pm until 9pm in the Masterworks Classroom, you  can learn how to paint in a creative and inspiring environment while enjoying one of a kind cocktails by Twisted Spoons.

Upcoming workshop dates for 2017 are February 21st, March 21st, April 25th, June 27th, July 25th, August 22nd, September 19th, October 24th, November 21st and December 19th.

The cost is $100 for members, $125 for non-members, and all materials will be provided.  Spaces are limited.

For more information, contact 299-4000 or mworks@logic.bm.

 

 

 

Facebook has quickly grown to be one of the best marketing tools available for business. What are some of its features? How can I reach my audience with Facebook? How do I know it’s working?  To answer these questions and more, then you may be interested in Facebook for Business on Wednesday and Thursday, January 25th and 26th or on Monday and Tuesday, January 30th and 31st.

This session promises to answer these questions and more to help you take full advantage of the power of Facebook Marketing.  The class is instructed by a local social media expert, so you get hands on teaching, from someone who understands the local landscape.

Running from 10am until 1pm on the 25th and 26th or from 5.30pm until 8.30pm on the 30th and 31st, the sessions will be located at TASL at Unit 43, Washington Mall Phase I, next to Heritage Scholarship, behind Jazzy’s Fashion.  You are asked to arrive a few minutes early for registration and participants must bring their own laptop/tablet.

The cost is $260.

For more information or to register, contact info@socialeeconsulting.com, or 456-4780.  Registration forms are also available from the TASL Office.

 

Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art presents their latest exhibition, Luxury Art by Carlos Santana, which will have its official opening on Saturday, January 28th.

From 6pm until 7.30pm in the Rick Faries Gallery, this will be a formal affair so come dressed to impress.   Food and wine will be available from Homers Cafe.  The show will run until February 22nd.

Opening hours are from 10am until 4pm, Monday to Saturday, and from 11am until 4.30pm on Sundays.  Masterworks is closed on public holidays.  General admission is $5, or free for members and children under 12.

For more information, or to RSVP, contact 299-4000 or artmworks@logic.bm.

 

In celebration of their 400th Anniversary, St. Ann’s Church are promising an out-of-this-world concert by one of Bermuda’s top 4-part harmony a cappella groups. the Ensemble Singers on Sunday, January 29th.

Starting at 4pm at St. Ann’s Church, the programme features songs in Latin, French and Hebrew, and also includes many great arrangements by the famous Moses Hogan.

Tickets are $40 for Patrons, $25 for adults and $15 for seniors and students.  Tickets are available from any member of St. Ann’s Church and the Ensemble Singers, or from People’s Pharmacy, The Harbormaster, and 27th Century Boutique.

For more information, contact gerald.simons@gmail.com or mmpastor33@gmail.com.

 

 

Calling all photographers, Bermuda Society of Arts are looking for entries for BSoA’s Members’ Photography Show.   The deadline for entries is February 1st.

The opening reception is from 5pm until 7pm on February 3rd and the show will run until February 28th.

There are no size restrictions, work must be ready to hang, and a maximum of 6 pieces can be entered per person.

For more information, contact 292-3824 or info@bsoa.bm.

 

 

Masterworks and Burrows Lightbourn will be hosting a series of monthly Wine Tastings throughout 2017, starting on Wednesday, February 8th.

Starting promptly at 6pm in the Masterworks Gallery, each event will be themed differently and each tasting will offer a variety of wines catering to that theme. Upcoming dates are March 8th, April 12th, May 10th, June 14th, September 13th, November 15th and December 13th.

The cost is $5 for members, $10 for non-members and registration is required.

For more information, or to register, contact 299-4000 or mworks@logic.bm.

 

Do you struggle with keeping up with the various social media profiles you manage? Looking for tool to manage your company social media pages, to be engaged with you current and potential customers, and have the analytics to present? If so then you may be interested in Intro to Hootsuite on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 14th and 15th or on Wednesday and Thursday, February 22nd and 23rd.

This course will introduce you to Hootsuite, a leading social media management tool. This tool can be used for individuals managing their various personal profiles, and social media managers for their various clients, or for your company. You will learn how to access your accounts, post from Hootsuite to your profiles, and how to access analytics for company reports. Instructed by a local social media expert, so you get hands on teaching, from someone who understands the local landscape.

Running from 10am until 1pm on the 14th and 15th or from 5.30pm until 8.30pm on the 22nd and 23rd, the sessions will be located at TASL at Unit 43, Washington Mall Phase I, next to Heritage Scholarship, behind Jazzy’s Fashion.  You are asked to arrive a few minutes early for registration and participants must bring their own laptop/tablet.

The cost is $260.

For more information or to register, contact info@socialeeconsulting.com, or 456-4780.  Registration forms are also available from the TASL Office.

 

 

If your business doesn’t have an online presence, for many, your business doesn’t exist.  If this applies to you, then you may want to attend jump start your social media presence at Social Media Jump Start from Tuesday, March 7th.

Running from 2pm until 5pm on Tuesdays, March 7th, 14th and 21st,  the sessions will be located at TASL at Unit 43, Washington Mall Phase I, next to Heritage Scholarship, behind Jazzy’s Fashion.  The sessions are instructed by a local social media expert, so you get hands on teaching, from someone who understands the local landscape.  These sessions promise to launch the social media profiles for your business in just 3 weeks, meaning that you’ll never have to worry about your business not being found online again!  You are asked to arrive a few minutes early for registration and participants must bring their own laptop/tablet.

The cost is $390.

For more information or to register, contact info@socialeeconsulting.com, or 456-4780.  Registration forms are also available from the TASL Office.

 

As part of your administration role, are you asked to monitor, manage and/or maintain the social media accounts for your employer? If so, then you may be interested in attending Social Media Management for Administrators, starting on Monday, April 3rd.

This intensive 2 week course will go over the various social media platforms, review the type of information you should share, how to manage them, and create and deliver reports that tie in on your company’s purpose and mandate.

The class will run on Mondays and Wednesdays, April 3rd, 5th, 10th and 12th.

Running from 2pm until 5pm on each of the days, the sessions will be located at TASL at Unit 43, Washington Mall Phase I, next to Heritage Scholarship, behind Jazzy’s Fashion.  You are asked to arrive a few minutes early for registration and participants must bring their own laptop/tablet.

The cost is $520.

For more information or to register, contact info@socialeeconsulting.com, or 456-4780.  Registration forms are also available from the TASL Office.

 

 

 

Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

For a handy Calendar view, click here to go to the Bermuda Calendar section – simply click on the “One-off Events” filter to show just these events instead of the whole calendar

 

 

Restaurant Weeks at Fairmont Southampton – January 5th to February 9th

Golden Ticket Reading Challenge 2017 – January 10th to April 15th

**NEW  L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: Les Naufragés – January 10th

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Raleigh Bermuda 2017 Programme Information Session #2 – January 11th

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Just for Laughs: Double Bill – January 11th

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Just for Laughs Bermuda: Cabaret-Style Comedy Show – January 12th

Bermuda Restaurant Weeks – January 12th to February 3rd

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Full Moon Memories Walk – January 13th

**NEW   Fun Fridays at Masterworks – January 13th

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Just for Laughs Bermuda: Theatre-Style Shows – January 13th and 14th

Bermuda Marathon Weekend

2017 Bermuda Marathon Weekend – January 13th to 15th

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Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts –  January 13th to March 4th

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Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 14th

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde – January 14th

**NEW  St. Mark’s Church First Variety Concert – January 14th

**NEW  The Orient Express Murder Mystery Wine Tasting Dinner – January 14th

**NEW  BUEI Films: The Nutcracker – January 15th

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Thirsty Thursday 5K Pub Run Series – January 19th

WOMB Connection – January 19th

**NEW  Bermudian Heartbeats Film Night: The Bermuda Depths – January 19th

**NEW  Improv for Beginners – starts January 19th

**NEW  Meditation Training and Practice – January 19th

**NEW  Mindfulness 101: An 8 Week Course – January 20th

**NEW  Fun Fridays at Masterworks – January  20th

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Tokio Youth Mountain Bike Series – January 21st

Peace Lutheran Church Car Boot Sale – January 21st

**NEW  Art with a Twist – January 24th

**NEW  Facebook for Business – January 25th and 26th

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Yoga Teachers Training – starts January 27th

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BVA Wine Tasting – January 27th

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Super Saturday at Masterworks – January 28th

Housestyle Takeover – January 28th

**NEW  Luxury Art: Exhibiting Opening – January 28th

Stop Smoking Hypnosis Workshop – January 29th

**NEW  The Ensemble Singers Concert – January 29th

**NEW  Facebook for Business – January 30th and 31st

**NEW  BSoA’s Members’ Photography Show Entry Deadline – February 1st

**NEW  Fun Fridays at Masterworks – February 3rd

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Mozart’s Don Giovanni – February 4th

**NEW  Wine Tasting at Masterworks – February 8th

**NEW  Fun Fridays at Masterworks – February 10th

**NEW  Intro to Hootsuite – February 14th and 15th

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Thirsty Thursday 5K Pub Run Series – February 16th

Pechakucha Bermuda Night 18 Volume – February 17th

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin – February 18th

**NEW  Art with a Twist – February 21st

**NEW   Intro to Hootsuite – February 22nd and 23rd

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Hearts, Hats and High Tea – February 25th

Zoobilee: Feast in the Wild – February 25th

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Free Lunchtime Concert – March 3rd

**NEW  Fun Fridays at Masterworks – March 3rd

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Verdi’s Nabucco – March 4th

**NEW  Social Media Jump Start – starts March 7th

**NEW  Wine Tasting at Masterworks – March 8th

**NEW  Fun Fridays at Masterworks – March 10th

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Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – May 12th and 13th

**NEW  Fun Fridays at Masterworks – March 17th

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette – March 18th

**NEW  Art with a Twist – March 21st

**NEW  Fun Fridays at Masterworks – March 31st

**NEW  Social Media Management for Administrators – starts April 3rd

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Dvorjak’s Rusalka – April 8th

**NEW  Wine Tasting at Masterworks – April 12th

**NEW  Art with a Twist – April 25th

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Verdi’s La Traviata – April 29th

**NEW  Wine Tasting at Masterworks – May 10th

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Mozart’s Idomeneo – May 13th

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin – May 27th

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Free Lunchtime Concert – June 2nd

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (on film): R Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier – June 10th

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Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – June 11th and 12th

**NEW  Wine Tasting at Masterworks – June 14th

**NEW  Art with a Twist – June 27th

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Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – July 11th and 12th

**NEW  Wine Tasting at Masterworks – July 12th

**NEW  Art with a Twist – July 25th

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Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – August 9th and 10th

**NEW  Art with a Twist – August 22nd

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Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – September 8th and 9th

**NEW  Wine Tasting at Masterworks – September 13th

**NEW  Wine Tasting at Masterworks – November 15th

**NEW  Art with a Twist – September 19th

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Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – October 7th and 8th

**NEW  Art with a Twist – October 24th

**NEW  Art with a Twist – November 21st

**NEW  Wine Tasting at Masterworks – December 13th

**NEW  Art with a Twist – December 19th

 

 

Art Exhibits

Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard

Exhibits at Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard

 

Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

 

Bermuda National Gallery

Bermuda National Gallery – reopens to the public on January 27th

 

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Exhibits at Bermuda Society of Arts – December 9th to January 4th

  • Onions and Edinburgh Galleries: BSoA Members’ Winter Show
  • Studio A: Pieces of Me by Lee Greene
  • Studio B: Live by Kochakorn & Khwan

 

 

 

Enjoy the rest of the week!

 

C

xx

www.BermudaEvents.com

 

 

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