Mark your calendar and save the date! Randy C from HOT 91.7 FM will be hosting a fun day and fair on April 13th, 2013.
It promises to be a fun filled event for the whole family to enjoy. They will have face paintings, an obstacle course, hoopla, native dishes, hot dogs, a kiddie corner and the all time kiddie favorite ... bouncing castles. :-) Take the whole family out for a day of fun, fun fun!! Tune into Randy C's show on HOT 91.7 FM for more details!
You can go and 'like' the Randy C Events Facebook Page and Randy C's Facebook Page to keep updated.
You can also keep an eye out on this post as I will be providing more information as it becomes available.
Big Fun Day Event 2012 Pictures
A Bahamian short film shot in New Providence.
Noah and Sidney have rescued Emily while fever-induced madness has crippled Nassau. Noah intends to stay alive and out of quarantine, but can he make it against doubt, a disease no-one understands, its crazed, pain riddled victims, and especially Sidney's own selfish madness?
Aulenna Robinson, Deon Simms, Rossano Deal and Angel Knowles
Matthew Kelly and Tara Woodside
Keep updated on information, dates and contests by visiting the facebook page.
Check out the movie trailer below:
TRT is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to positive social development
through the arts.
Track Road Theatre began in 1996 and incorporated as a non-profit organization in 2002.
Members of Track Road are talented writers, actors, directors as well as stage,
light and sound crew.
Check out their facebook page for more information.
No Budget Productions is a video company founded by young, determined individuals,
that work together to create some of the best media content available on the
In business for 2 years now they provide the following recording services: Feature Length Films, Short Films, Weddings, Private Functions, Political Events, Concerts, Commercials, Documentaries, Conferences/Seminars, Special Events/ Parties, Employee Orientation & Training, Corporate Promotions & Marketing.
Check out their facebook page for more information.
One Bahamas Unity Walk
Date: 23rd February, 2013
Location: Arawak Cay
One Bahamas “Unity Walk” celebrating 20 years of promoting unity in our country. Advance registration required. Email: email@example.com
Just surfing youtube checking out reasons why we should love ourselves 242! We are beautiful and blessed DESPITE our challanges!
Bahamian actress, artist, fashion designer, and entrepreneur Leah Eneas has impressed many in the recent months with her line of customized clothing and accessories made from crochet.
Leah learnt how to crochet at a young age and credits her grandmother for teaching her the craft. According to Leah her crochet business happened rather unexpectedly as she would make clothing to wear for herself and persons would show interest or inquire on how they could get something made for themselves.
As interest in her crochet products/designs grew, Leah's range also grew and it expanded into the Late Bloomer brand. In July 2012, she held her first fashion show showcasing her designs and talent. Leah's designs have been described as being not only functional but sexy, eye catching and a great fit for island wear.
As of late Leah has been featured in various media publications with focus on her crochet line and she has been garnering alot of attention. Leah is definately doing crochet her way!
Want to know more about Leah?
You can follow her on:
or you can email her @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Articles about Leah:
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Friends of the Environment (Abaco Bahamas) is the only local non profit environmental organization devoted to preserving Abaco's fragile environment and working towards a more sustainable future. They work in five areas which are Marine Conservation, Terrestrial Conservation, Education, Recycling, and Sustainable Development Practices.
They are hosting a traveling film festival featuring environmental films from around the world that will be seen on the big screen to educate on the importance of protecting and sustaining our environment.
The dates and times are as follows:
Hope Town, Hope Town Lodge, Tuesday January 15th, 6 -8 p.m. Green Turtle Cay, Green Turtle Club, Tuesday, January 22nd 6 – 8 p.m. Treasure Cay, Treasure Cay Community Center, Wednesday, January 30th 4 – 6 p.m.
For more information you can contact:
Mrs. Kristin Williams / Friends of the Environment
P.O. Box AB-20755
Marsh Harbour, Abaco
Fax: (242) 367-0722
Click here to visit their website, purchase tickets online or you can even reach out to them via facebook.
The Island President
The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced – the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. After bringing democracy to the Maldives after thirty years of despotic rule, Nasheed is now faced with an even greater challenge: as one of the most low-lying countries in the world, a rise of three feet in sea level would submerge the 1200 islands of the Maldives enough to make them uninhabitable. A classic David and Goliath tale, The Island President captures Nasheed’s first year in office, culminating in his trip to the Copenhagen Climate Summit in 2009 where the film provides a rare and unprecedented glimpse of the political horse-trading that goes on between world leaders at such a top-level global assembly.
End of the Line
The End of the Line, the first major feature documentary film revealing the
impact of overfishing on our oceans, had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema Documentary Competition. In the film we see first-hand the effects of our global love affair with fish as food.
It examines the imminent extinction of Bluefin tuna, brought on by increasing
western demand for sushi; the impact on marine life resulting in huge
overpopulation of jellyfish; and the profound implications of a future world
with no fish that would bring certain mass starvation.
Filmed over two years, The End of the Line follows the investigative reporter
Charles Clover as he confronts politicians and celebrity restaurateurs, who
exhibit little regard for the damage they are doing to the oceans.
Comprehension Our Way: A Comprehensive English Course For Junior High School Students by Iris Depass
Author: Iris Charlton-DePass
In July 2012 this first time author finally released her long awaited book to the public called Comprehension Our Way: A Comprehensive English Course For Junior High Students. It is a book which is intended for junior high school students who are preparing for the Bahamas Junior Certificate (BJC)examination in English Language.
When asked how the book came about, the writing process and how the response has been thus far she responded by saying: -
"As a teacher of English Language I have seen the need to have material to which students in The Bahamas could relate. That was the primary reason for the book. It took years to compile the passages that are a part of 'Comprehension Our Way', some of which are based on childhood memories, and others are purely fictional. The poems are based on issues that we face here in The Bahamas. The response has been wonderful, and persons who have copies share the desire to have 'Comprehension Our Way' in schools throughout The Bahamas."
Currently living in Abraham's Bay, Mayaguana this dedicated teacher and authoress spends her spare moments partaking in community held events and offering her time to community service.
Click here to purchase "Comprehension Our Way" on amazon.com. You can also reach out to Iris Depass at email@example.com.
TCWB is a Non Profit Organization whose purpose is to ensure that all members who are interested in becoming published authors or wish to have a career in writing receive the basic skills. TCWB is the only registered Group of Writers in The Bahamas, and the only one to include students.
Some of the other services they provide are: Writing and Editing of books/scripts, sales of Bahamian made items (books, cd's, t-shirts, bags, jewellery etc.), providing traveling information for visitors throughout the Bahamas and provide any needed information about our Bahamian Culture and History. TCWB also has a radio programme called "Writing The Region" .
If you wish to join, assist with donations or simply want to find out more information you can email them @ firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.thecommonwealthwritersofthebahamas.com.
Click here to read a recent article about the 3rd Annual Storytellers Convention 2012 which was held in December 2012.
Lupus Bahamas 242 is a non-profit group providing support and information for persons in The Bahamas living with lupus. Their goal is also to increase awareness in The Bahamas.
According to the group's facebook page their mission is to reveal the secrets of this chronic disease that has touched so many in our nation, by finding and sharing information and providing support to those living with lupus, their families and friends.
The group's vision is to spread the word in the Bahamas through meetings, community outreach, newsletters, articles, paraphernalia and fundraising activities, creating awareness and contributing to the cure.
The group meets every month to connect and share. They also discuss topics related to living with lupus. Join them every third Thursday in the month at 6:30 p.m. at St. Matthew's Anglican Parish Hall.
Since officially coming on stream in September 2011 the group has done alot of various events and has been making some great strides to their goals.
In November 2012 they held a walk-a-thon in aid of the global research to fight against the disease and just recently in December 2012 they officially launched their newest campaign called the Faces of Lupus Bahamas 242 Calendar. They've put faces to this illness and are sharing the stories of the amazing ladies featured. The calendars are $15 each and are currently on sale. You can call 448-1825 or better yet send them a message on their facebook page to get your copies!
The hilarious Comedy PLAY “Election 2012-What Just Happened” will hit the stage in Nassau on Friday January 11th, Saturday 12th and Sunday January 13th, 2013 at the Rainforest Theatre, Wyndham Nassau Resort 8pm nightly doors open at 7pm. The theatrical production is brought to you by the same writers and producer of
"Election 2002- If You Don't Laugh, You'll Cry" and "Election 2007- Count It
Again Man, Count It Again." It is suitable for the whole family; you do not want
to miss this one!
The talented cast from the last two shows are largely back. They include Will Stubbs, David Wallace, Patrice Johnson, Tameka Forbes, Tawari Rogers and Michael Pintard. There will be guest appearances by Mr Bamboozle- Howard Johnson, Pakesia Parker, Cassius Stuart and many others including PLP and DNA candidates.
Tickets can be purchased at: Seventeen Shop, DPD Enterprises, Original Swiss Sweet Pastry, Signature Styles, and Family Pharmacy. For additional information, reservations and group rates please contact: 356-5605 or 676-7254 or 225-8254.
I was able to go and see this play and let me just say it was hilarious!!
According to their facebook event page message:
"Due to the high demands for additional shows, we have decided to stage another weekend of performance to accommodate interested persons. Friday 11th, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th January 2013 at the Rainforest Theatre 8pm nightly."
I WILL IN ALL HONESTY HAVE NO SHAME IN SAYING: DO NOT MISS IT! YOU MISS IT, YOUR LOSS!! :-)
Well NOW! This rather "interesting" and somewhat amusing campaign launched by the National HIV/AIDS Centre, the Ministry of Health and PEPFAR has everyone talking. AIDS/HIV is a serious thing ... take heed and don't get caught without protection.
Check out a recent newspaper article here:
For those of you in the 242 that have not done so already, you need to check out and support EMANJI CIRCUS ARTS, the "First Bahamian Circus". I have had the distinct pleasure of going to two of their shows "Green" and "Odruda 2". Their performances were both absolutely thrilling and exciting to watch. The performances are based on the European style of acts of human ability, dexterity and bravery and showcases their talents in: Juggling, Still Object and Live Person Balancing, Silk Cloth, Lyra, Single, Double and Triple Trapeze, Dancing Trapeze, Fire Apparatuses - Fans, Staff, Pois etc., Spanish Web, Contortion, Chinese Pole, Tumbling and Acrobatics, Tap Dancing, Tight Rope Walking, Rola Bola and so much more! They provide repertoire shows, variety shows, and even single performances that can be showcased indoor or outdoors.
Emanji Circus Arts started in 2002 as a one-man act featuring Jarvis Grant, an experienced circus performer who has an extensive background in performing and training. Emanji Circus Arts is currently comprised of a cast of
twenty-five young Bahamian artists between the ages of 14 and 37, all born,
raised and trained in The Bahamas.
You can checkout this awesome and incredibly talented group of Bahamians on facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/EmanjiCircus.
Encourage them and support this positive initiative 242!!!
Welcome to Good News 242! Again, I am searching for ANYTHING positive happening around the 242. We are going to showcase the positives going on in our country despite the ongoing challenges we face on a daily basis.
I would like to take this time to wish everyone in the 242 a Safe, Happy, Prosperous and Positive Filled new year! Be grateful for what you have and keep and eye out for any positives that may come your way to make your days brighter!
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