A block behind the Court House, on the waterfront at 2 Southern Foreshore, the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts (Mon–Fri 8am–5pm; free; t 227-2110, w www.nichbelize.org) hosts an eclectic mix of plays and concerts in the 600-seat auditorium. In addition to hosting the country’s national art collection and a café/bar, the cultural centre can also accommodate temporary exhibitions. Performances showcase local talent, including children’s groups, solo acts and Garífuna dancers and drummers. Call or stop by for details of performances.

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