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Curtain almost raised on GTPS performing arts centre

Curtain almost raised on GTPS performing arts centre

| 22/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The George Town Primary School (GTPS) Parent Teacher Association (PTA) has spent the summer trying to complete a five-year project to create a space for the performing arts students. The PTA and the principal, Marie Martin, have been working to create opportunities for the children [...]

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National Gallery takes art on the road to CARIFESTA

National Gallery takes art on the road to CARIFESTA

| 27/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of the CARIFESTA XIII celebration of the visual arts, taking place 17-27 August in Barbados, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is supporting five Caymanian artists – Simon Tatum, Brandon Saunders, Kaitlyn Elphinstone, Nasaria Suckoo Chollette and Shane “ [...]

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Cayman’s CARIFESTA performers offer local preview

Cayman’s CARIFESTA performers offer local preview

| 25/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) will be showcasing Cayman’s presentation for this year’s CARIFESTA, set for 17-27 August in Barbados. Local audiences will be able to preview the entire show at the Harquail Theatre from 28-30 July, which will also serve as a fundr [...]

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Artists learn about intellectual property

Artists learn about intellectual property

| 24/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Artists and creative practitioners met at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) Monday, 17 July 2017 to discuss Intellectual Property (IP). Trade Mark Examiner Candace Westby from the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office conducted the seminar. The event was held [...]

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Young filmmaker finds inspiration at festival

Young filmmaker finds inspiration at festival

| 07/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): When Grace Ruby submitted her documentary short, Nikki’s Voice, to the Cayman International Film Festival, chances are she never imagined that her film would be viewed by a major Hollywood screenwriter. While the winner of the 2016 Young Image Makers award came away without a tro [...]

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National Gallery gives kids an artistic summer

National Gallery gives kids an artistic summer

| 07/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is offering art education to children ages 6 to 12 years throughout the summer. The gallery’s “A Summer of Art” programme, supported by the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman (RCGC), features free drop-in sessions on Tuesday and Thur [...]

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CayFilm organisers focus on media academy

CayFilm organisers focus on media academy

| 06/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The four days of movies, seminars, glitz and celebrity sightings may be over for another year, but the work started with the Cayman International Film Festival, held 30 June-3 July, will continue as organisers try to make some Hollywood magic of their own here. Calling CayFilm the [...]

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CayFilm celebrates movies and more

CayFilm celebrates movies and more

| 04/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Though marred by a first-night power outage, the third annual Cayman International Film Festival still shone with more than 200 films, workshops on all aspects of movie making; a gala opening attended by international and local filmmakers, celebrities and actors; and an awards cere [...]

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Sunrise Centre performs The Sound of Music

Sunrise Centre performs The Sound of Music

| 04/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Clients from the Sunrise Adult Training Centre (SATC) took part in a production of The Sound of Music at the Harquail Theatre Wednesday, 21 June. At the show, artwork by the clients was also on sale in the lobby. Additionally, acting director Kimberley Voaden presented a Sunrise S [...]

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Students get free passes to CayFilm

Students get free passes to CayFilm

| 28/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) and John Gray High School students will be attending this weekend’s CayFilm International Film Festival for free thanks to support from a local company. The 30 students received general passes, which gives them complete access to al [...]

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Young artists on display at National Gallery

Young artists on display at National Gallery

| 28/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has opened an exhibition to showcase students’ artwork from six Walkers Art Club. The NGCI after-school art clubs have benefited about 100 participants, comprising pre-schoolers, primary and secondary students, Cayman Brac student [...]

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Gallery to open multimedia exhibition

Gallery to open multimedia exhibition

| 27/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) newest exhibition, “Mediating Self – Identity and the Body”, opens Friday, 30 June and will run through Thursday, 21 September. Curated by Kerri-Anne Chisholm, NGCI’s assistant curator, the exhibition investigates the ways i [...]

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CayFilm to feature several premieres

CayFilm to feature several premieres

| 22/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Among the many events scheduled for this year’s CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival are several Caribbean and world premieres. These films include a documentary on the damage plastic straws are doing to both land and sea, and a feature exploring the issues of faith and eq [...]

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Former resident to screen film in Cayman

Former resident to screen film in Cayman

| 13/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Former Cayman resident Alex Helfrecht will be bringing her critically-acclaimed film The White King to the CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival for a screening that will include a question-and-answer session with Helfrecht and the film’s producer Philip Munger. The White K [...]

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CayFilm names lifetime achievement awardees

CayFilm names lifetime achievement awardees

| 06/06/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life: Two Hollywood heavyweights – Loren Carpenter, co-founder and former chief scientist at Pixar Animation Studios, and James V. Hart, who wrote the screenplay for Bram Stoker’s Dracula – will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the CayFilm Cayman International Film Fes [...]

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