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Chalk Art Festival to Raise Money for Interact Clubs

The Rotary Club of Abaco is conducting its 7th annual Chalk Art Sidewalk festival on December 13, 2015. It will be held behind the tent on the waterfront at the Abaco Beach resort. The Festival aims to raise $3,000 to support the community service programs and leadership training for the …

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Local Filmmaker’s Documentary Wins 2015 Amnesty International Human Rights Prize at Trinidad+Tobago Film Festival

Via www.amnesty.org  ‘My Father’s Land,’ a documentary highlighting the issues of migration and discrimination against Haitians and people of Haitian descent in the Bahamas last night won the Amnesty International Human Rights Prize at the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff). Miquel Galofré and Tyler Johnston’s documentary was handed the award at …

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Abaconians Experience Summer Madness

Abaconians gathered at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall on Saturday, September 26 to attend the James Catalyn & Friends Summer Madness show.

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Gospel Singer Jason Crabb Performs on Abaco While Vacationing

Crowds gathered on July 26 as the Friendship Tabernacle Church hosted renowned Gospel singer Jason Crabb for a complimentary performance. While Crabb performed free of charge, he wanted the money from the collection to go to a local charity.

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Pathfinders Wine & Art Festival Raises Scholarship Funds

A Wine and Art Festival was presented by Abaco Pathfinders on May 30 from noon to 8 PM at curly tails. This was a wine tasting event with a chance to purchase fine wine by the bottle or the case while enjoying an art and craft show featuring Abaco's top artists and artisans. A silent auction was also held and light classical music provided an enjoyable background to the event.

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Man-O-War Artisans Expo Features a Slice of Island Life

A few years back, an Art Exhibition was held on Man O War for local artists. This year, people pressured the organizers to host it again. And, so, craft tables were set up on May 2. Locals and visitors alike explored the different talents that Man O War has to offer.

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Schooner Bay Art Show a Big Draw for Artists

Most of the Abaco artist community responded to the invitation extended by Schooner Bay to participate in its Arts and Crafts Festival, as over forty vendors gathered on the porch of the Black Fly Lodge and the lawn surrounding the harbour during the afternoon of April 25 to exhibit their creations.

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Thirteenth Annual Writers Read Held in Hope Town

The thirteenth annual “Writers Read” presentation was held February 25 and 26 at Hope Town Harbour Lodge. This annual program is free and open to the public, but tickets are required, as space fills up quickly for both evenings’ performances.

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‘Swan Song’ Book Reading Shares 100 Year Old Author’s Best Work

It was a special occasion at the Abaco Inn on February 11 when more than fifty people gathered for a book talk, signing and lunch to celebrate the 12th volume of poetry by Adelaide Cummings. Mrs. Cummings has been a second home owner in Hope Town for many years and is well loved within the community; so friends were delighted to come and help her celebrate on this memorable day.

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Songwriters Festival Embraces “Chill” Event

The 3rd Annual Patrick Davis Songwriters Festival was held in Hope Town during February 17 - 22 and was organized by Firefly Sunset Resort. The Songwriters that performed this year were Mark Bryan, Kylie Sackley, Johnny Bulsord, James Otto, Cory Crowder, J.T. Hodges, Randy Montana, Janell Wheeler, Tyler Reeve, Django Walker, Bryson Jennings, Jesse Rice, and Patrick Davis.

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