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Show to benefit Zak Quappe scholarship

Show to benefit Zak Quappe scholarship

| 22/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For two nights only, 19 and 20 January 2018, Cocktails and Cabaret will again be gracing the stage at Prospect Playhouse with a Broadway show, Cayman-style, in aid of the Zak Quappe Memorial Scholarship Fund (ZQSF). Originally presented in 2012 by Melanie Ebanks, the production was [...]

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Kids kick off ‘Gimistory’ ahead of star-packed event

Kids kick off ‘Gimistory’ ahead of star-packed event

| 24/11/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s youngest storytellers will be kicking off one of the islands’ most popular festivals on Saturday night (25 November), when ‘Gimistory’ opens at Dart Park on South Church Street. The annual event will run for seven days and features an impressive a [...]

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National Gallery eyes future with anniversary gala

National Gallery eyes future with anniversary gala

| 15/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): To celebrate its 20th anniversary, The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is holding a gala Friday, 1 December. Dubbed The Infinity Ball, the event aims at “commemorating the past and embracing the future” of the gallery. Over the past 20 years, the gallery has welco [...]

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New queen reigns for Pirates Week

New queen reigns for Pirates Week

| 13/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Tracey Barnes-Fagan of Bodden Town took the top prize at the 2017 Pirates Week Festival Queen competition on Friday, 10 November. Designed by Julio Fagan, her costume “Isle of Gems” played on the festival’s “Treasures Of Change” theme. “The areas of adjudication for t [...]

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Festival Queen contestants announced

Festival Queen contestants announced

| 08/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): This year’s Pirates Week Festival Queen competition takes place Friday, 10 November, on Harbour Drive, starting at 7:15pm. Contending for the title are Victoria Ebanks (Miss West Bay), Latoya Lightbody (Miss East End), Amanda Hurlston (Miss George Town) and Tracey Barnes-Fagan (M [...]

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National Gallery showcases Caymanian craft

National Gallery showcases Caymanian craft

| 03/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is presenting a new exhibition, “REVIVE! – Celebrating contemporary and traditional craft from the Cayman Islands”, which will run from Saturday, 7 October to January 2018. Curated by Natalie Urquhart, with support from Kerri- [...]

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Young Musician winners visit Juilliard

Young Musician winners visit Juilliard

| 21/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): As part of their prizes, the winners of Butterfield’s Young Musician of the Year competition for 2016 and 2017 were treated to a trip to New York City to visit The Juilliard School, accompanied by their mothers. Marcos Bertran, this year’s winner, plays the alto saxophone and Daniela Gran [...]

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Kids learn about heritage at summer camp

Kids learn about heritage at summer camp

| 24/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): About 100 children have completed a four-week summer camp devoted to nature- and heritage-based arts and crafts activities. Jointly run by the National Trust and Art Nest Creative Studio, the camp, “Art of Nature”, was held at the Trust’s operational base in Dart Park on Sout [...]

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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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