A & B Arts Round up (October 29th 2015 – )

200de1_f467ad6778934981b96d99a1a95992f1_jpg_srb_p_600_414_75_22_0_50_1_20_0Nicoya Henry, 20, is currently repping the 268 (translation: representing Antigua and Barbuda) in the Caribbean Next Top Model. Wishing her lots of opportunities and personal and career growth on this journey. If you’re in Antigua and Barbuda, you can catch it Monday nights at 9 p.m. on Channel 45. Official CNTM website.

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Bigging up the girls of AGHS, Antigua’s team to the Caribbean Secondary Schools’ Drama Festival in Trinidad & Tobago. They’ll be performing Zahra Airall’s The Forgotten. Wishing them luck.

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Just a reminder that the Independence Visual Arts Exhibition wraps at the end of this week (I believe that if you’re in Antigua and Barbuda you have one more day to catch it). It’s at the Multipurpose Centre and includes the work of local artists like Emile Hill, X-Sapphair King, Glenroy Aaron, and others, as well as some of our talented artisans.

Check it out. And learn from my mistake, go before 5 p.m.

(some images from the exhibition with thanks to Brenda Lee Browne for sharing)

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Gilly Gobinet, whose books you’ll find referenced on this site, is an artist based in Antigua. Her new art gallery in Fitches Creek will be opening on Friday 6th November 2015 between 5 and 8 p.m. if you want to check it out.

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Tim Hector Memorial Lecture – the Annual Leonard Tim Hector Memorial Lecture will be held on Friday 13th November at 8 p.m. at the Multipurpose Centre – Dr. Horace Campbell, Professor of American Studies and Political Science, Syracuse University, NY will lecture on Renewed Cuba-USA Relations and the Caribbean Independence Project. Gerald Price, former director of the Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross, will posthumously receive the LTHM Award.

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Note from the founder re Just Write Writers Retreat: “The countdown is on for the 2016 Just Write Writers’ Retreat…thanks for all the interest and sharing…12 persons will have an opportunity to write, share, learn and be part of a community of writers…. The retreat begins the evening of Friday, January 08 and ends late afternoon Sunday, January 10, 2016. The cost includes: accommodation; twin room; all meals; refreshments; materials; writing sessions and a tutorial session…the cost is EC$650 per person. All participants will be asked to send a piece of writing….deposit and email address details to follow….looking forward to a great weekend…” Keep up with future updates by liking the Just Write page ‪‪‪

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