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My best bites of 2018

Food is different things to different people. It can be homey and comforting, divine and sinfully decadent; savory and sweet, raw and cooked, and 2018 has been another year of fantastic mouthfuls which means whittling down the many meals and sifting through everything I’ve had

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“Sculpture For Plants” (2018), Alex Timchula, mixed media with living plants, dimensions variable. Part of the 9th National Exhibition “NE9: The Fruit and the Seed” currently on view at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas.

Utopian Ecologies

The ninth National Exhibition, “NE9: The Fruit and the Seed”, opened on December 13, 2018, and the reception was quite honestly overwhelming in the abundance of bodies, spirits and minds present. As we approach this penultimate exhibition on the way to the 10th National Exhibition,

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A portraiture of visual artist Melissa Alcena. Image courtesy of the artist.

Returning the gaze

Melissa Alcena’s work is not for the faint of heart. It is not for those who dismiss the work of introspection. It causes a discomfort in self; challenges interior and personal spaces and the world around it, especially if that self exists as a Black

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“Over-The-Hill Youth’s View of Education”, (1993), Eric Rose, Kodak Tri-X Pan Film print on photographic matte paper, 11”x 14”. Image courtesy of the artist

Speaking to views and gazes in the work of Eric Rose

Art provides an interior image of exteriorised feelings that are usually not openly discussed. The interior/exterior reality of images and experiences is often surreal as it collapses spaces into times that are not always compatible. Art allows whimsical flights of fantasy and fancy, which break

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Swimmer Izaak Bastian has emerged as The Nassau Guardian’s Junior Male Athlete of the Year. Sprinter Joel Johnson finished second and basketball player Samuel “Sammy” Hunter finished third.

Junior Male Athlete of the Year 

Bahamian collegiate swimmer Izaak Bastian has the potential of making it into the Olympics one day as the Florida State University Seminoles swimmer is a force to reckon with in the pool. The 17-year-old put on a record-breaking performance as he dominated the 2018 CARIFTA Swimming

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From left, Isaac Poitier, Ricardo Freemantle and Nkomo Ferguson pose with their new level one Instructors Certificates.

World Archery Bahamas celebrates successful fifth year

Established in 2013 in a backyard using homemade PVC bows and shooting at very close distances, The Bahamas Archery Federation, now called World Archery Bahamas, has come a long way. In April of this year an eight-member delegation led by the current president, David Rahming, and

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Glenys Hanna-Martin.

Bahamasair at ‘tipping point’

Former Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna-Martin yesterday called on the aviation minister to acknowledge that Bahamasair is in crisis after facing a second major delay in flights in less than a week. Hanna-Martin said it seems as if “it’s gotten to a tipping point” for Bahamasair. “It is interesting,

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