EntertainmentMusic

The Renaissance Man

There are new sounds emanating from the world of Bahamian music. Traditional ‘Rake N Scrape’ rhythms created by goatskin drums, produce the Goombay and Junkanoo beats that form the foundation of the genre. When this rhythm is interwoven with sounds of a scraping saw and concertina, the end result is the most integral part of…

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BahamasTravel

Bahamas: The Great Diversity

Located in the Western Atlantic Ocean, approximately 50 miles east of Florida is an archipelago of 700 islands and over 2000 rocks and cays. With a total area (land and sea) of over 100,000 square miles and the estimated land area being only about 5,400 square miles, this archipelago is known as the Islands of…

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Arts

Out of the Ashes

Bahamian playwright Gea Pierre has certainly made a name for herself, with three back to back hit plays, the latest, Crazy Love, taking home the 2016 Bahamian Icon Award for Best Live Ensemble, it is safe to say it will be a hard act to follow. Believe it or not, Pierre started out writing poetry…

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ArtsFeature

Photo Review

ABOUT THE PHOTO:   ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER: With her upbeat personality, Lyndah is mum to 2 energetic girls and married to the love of her life, whom she met whilst on a 10 day vacation in The Bahamas. Her motto, F*@k It! Do it Anyway! Has pretty much led her through this thing called life…

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ArtsEntertainment

Walking In Her Purpose

Bahamian Icon Award Winner, actress, director, writer, wife and mother are just a few parts of Patrice Johnson, an extraordinary woman. Her journey in the entertainment business has been nothing short of a roller coaster, a ride that she does not regret and one that changed her life completely. Johnson has dominated the industry for…

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EntertainmentMusic

The Stileet Effect

Desmardo Finley is his given birth name. Stileet Stileeto is the birth name given to his Rake ‘n’ scrape spirit. His fans nicknamed him “The Rake ‘n’ Scrape General” and one audacious female fan even called him “pie”. Whatever you choose to call him, whatever label you select to categorize him, there are factors that…

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Culinary

A Chef’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

The axiom that ‘hard work never hurts anybody’ is evidence by the efforts of young Bahamian Sous Chef Asteir Dean, whose push to the top of the culinary field began as a student at Grand Bahama Catholic High School. Asteir’s drive to the top as a Sous Chef was complicated by him not having the…

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Music

The Legendary Ronnie Butler

[Republished: In Memory of the Late Ronnie Butler] Some might call him “The Godfather,” but legendary Bahamian crooner Ronnie Butler can easily be described as the king of Bahamian Music, having devoted himself to the genre for over six decades. It is only fitting for a prince to finally become the king; and with the…

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