The Cacique Awards recognize individuals and organizations who positively impact the Bahamian tourism industry. The award was accepted by current festival committee chairperson, Annabelle Roberts Cross. Continue reading
If you haven’t yet bought tickets for An Evening to Remember, taking place at Bluff House Beach Resort & Marina on January 7, you’ve got less than two weeks! We need to provide a final headcount a week before the event, meaning tickets will only be sold until December 31. No tickets will be available for purchase at the door.
Royal Bahamian Police Force Band at the Island Roots Heritage Festival, Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas.
In our family, great-grandmothers were called Gan Gan. It’s what all the kids of my generation called our great-grandmother, May Curry, and it’s what all my cousins’ kids called my grandmother, Lurey (Curry) Albury. We never knew where the term originated — I think we all assumed it was something unique to our family.
Bahamian artist and historian Alton Lowe and Michelle Roberts of Green Turtle Cay present the New Plymouth flag to Key West Mayor Charles McCoy during the first Island Roots Heritage Festival, held November 1977 in Key West.
During 2016, in honour of the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Albert Lowe Museum, each Monday’s daily photo will be a historic image from Green Turtle Cay or Abaco.
Finally, I’ve had the chance to sort and edit my photos from the recent Island Roots Heritage Festival. As always, it was a fun-filled weekend on Green Turtle Cay.
That this year’s Island Roots Heritage Festival’s theme was Adventure, Enterprise and Infamy seemed fitting, given that many of us had to walk the plank to attend. Continue reading
Green Turtle Cay men perform with Kayla Lockhart-Edwards and her sisters at the first Island Roots Heritage Festival in 1977. Who can name the two men? I’ll identify them next Museum Monday.