Studio 360

Jon Stewart, Bahamas Live, & Buck Owens at Carnegie Hall

Friday, November 14, 2014

Jon Stewart turns to film with Rosewater, Bahamas perform live, and Buck Owens enters the National Recording Registry.


Studio 360

Live in the Studio: Bahamas

Friday, November 14, 2014

Singer-songwriter Afie Jurvanen, who records as Bahamas, romanticizes faraway people and places in his music — including the Bahamas, where he’s never set foot. 

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Brooklyn Diver Dies Attempting Record

Monday, November 18, 2013

Questions remain about the death of a Brooklyn-based diver who attempted to set a record for the deepest dive without the aid of oxygen or fins. 


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Girls Who Fly: 1965 Angel Derby Pilots Are Told Sexism Doesn't Exist

Thursday, July 26, 2012


This Overseas Press Club conference is a reminder of the unfortunately routine institutionalized gender oppression in American industry. Featuring deft pilots in the Angel Derby, an all-female air race from New York to the Bahamas, this panel's male moderator and reporters dole out condescension and hostility, but "the girls" hold steady despite the dismissive questioning. 

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Bahamas: In Studio

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Finding information on the internet about Afie Jurvanen’s music isn’t very easy – instead, searches pull up resort websites, travel information and island maps. But going by the moniker Bahamas hasn’t been all bad. The Canadian musician was nominated for a Juno and Polaris Prize for his first album, “Pink Strat.” He joins us in the studio on the day that his sophomore album, “Barchords,” is released.

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The Takeaway

North Carolinians Prepare as Irene Continues Northward

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Hurricane Irene is gaining strength and traveling north, after pummeling the Bahamas with 115 mph winds today. The Category 3 storm is headed for North Carolina next. As residents wait for confirmation of the storm's trajectory, they are preparing their homes and businesses for the weather. Many local businesses are still waiting until later today to see what path the storm will take, before they board up completely.