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Bermuda Festival Announces Succession in Key Roles

The Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts is pleased to announce two key appointments. Effective May 1, 2018, T.J. Armand was appointed Executive Director of the Festival, succeeding David Skinner who was appointed the Festival’s first Executive Director effective July 2015. Mr. Armand was the first recipient of the Arif Mardin (the late Grammy Award-winning producer and VP of Atlantic Records) full-scholarship from Berklee College of Music in 1990 in Music Production and Engineering. He has worked for Atlantic Records, CBS Radio, I...

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A New Vehicle Tests Bermuda’s Waters: Clio, an autonomous robot, is designed for speed and efficiency when sampling far below the ocean surface

BIOS oceanographer Rod Johnson is the chief scientist on board a cruise this month offshore Bermuda using a new underwater vehicle designed to reduce costs and improve science efficiency at sea, while gathering samples for biological and chemica...

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Building Shelter and Security

At a time when income inequality, joblessness and an aging population are making it increasingly difficult for local families and the elderly to maintain safe and healthy home environments, the third sector’s role in assisting the island’s l...

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A Team Tackles a Troublesome Fish: BIOS scientists collaborate on projects to reduce Bermuda’s invasive lionfish population

It is often said that good things come in groups of three, and that might be the case for a trio of research projects aimed at reducing a threat to Bermuda’s marine biodiversity: the invasive lionfish. While many invasive species disrupt na...

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A Sea Journey of 22,000 Miles

Oceanographer Neal Pettigrew is still piecing together the 1,392-day trip his runaway buoy made from the Gulf of Maine, which ended with its recovery on board the BIOS-operated research vessel Atlantic Explorer just before Halloween. But this mu...

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Interior Designers Present Creative Designs for Charity

The Bermuda Society of Interior Designers (BSID) is excited to present another beautiful show of 38 wreaths that are being auctioned to raise funds to benefit the Coalition for the Protection of Children and the BSID Scholarship Fund. The show, ...