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The New Year brings a new era for Chewstick

Bermuda Sun

5 January 2011 - Original Source

By Sarah Lagan

“Incredible” was how Chewstick founder Gavin Smith described the imminent opening of the Chewstick Neo Griot Lounge and Café — a dream he has had since he launched the ­creative arts movement ­exactly eight years ago.

The ground level venue is due to open on the corner of Elliott and Court Street ­later this month and will be home to live music and ­spoken word performances, artist showcases, work shops, lectures, as well as functioning as an art gallery and public meeting space. The organization has come a long way since t