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Mary Prince and Ashton Warner: Two Slave Narratives Transcribed by Susanna Moodie

With the recent publication of the late black American writer Zora Neale Hurston’s long-lost transcription of a slave’s story, slave narratives have been much in the news. For its part, Bermuda has given the world a classic work in this tragic genre—by Mary Prince (b.1788), a slave who was abused and illiterate but indomitable. Today The History of Mary Prince, a heart-rending narrative about her life in captivity—first in Bermudian households, then in the salt ponds of Turk’s Island and…


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Defenses of Bermuda 1612-1995

Bermuda’s incredible fortresses and defenses are visited by thousands of tourists and locals each year. Until now, very little information has been widely available about the design, development and operational history of these complex and varied structures. Defenses of Bermuda…


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The Man Who Foiled a Jamestown Massacre

In his newly released book, author David Edmund Pace reveals the remarkable early history of Bermuda’s role in the founding of America. This well-researched, cradle-to-grave account of the life of one man will be of great interest to Bermudians. Richard…


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Art for Everyone

This summer, the City of Hamilton will become home to four new art installations created by local artists, thanks to the innovation of the City of Hamilton Arts Festival. In a new project launched in 2015, the Festival has been…


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Reel Time: BIFF 2018

BIFF 2018 Celebrates Bermudian and International Filmmakers March 17–25 at City Hall. For decades, the Bermuda International Film Festival (BIFF) has inspired Bermudians to enjoy and create films. Many young Bermudians now pursuing a film career have attended the BIFF…

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Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art Opens “10 Years a Museum: Imagine!”

Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of their purpose-built museum with a new exhibition entitled “10 Years a Museum: Imagine!” The focus for the show will be the many acquisitions both purchased by and gifted…