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CNCF releases album of Caymanian folk music

CNCF releases album of Caymanian folk music

| 01/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation will be releasing a double CD of traditional music, “Come Back Home”, featuring the Cayman Islands Folk Singers and North Side Kitchen Band. The official release will be marked by a launch party set for Thursday, 16 August. Tickets for th [...]

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New look for Craft Market

New look for Craft Market

| 13/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): On the day marking the 18th anniversary of the opening of the Cayman Craft Market, including 13 years at its current location on South Church Street, the attraction unveiled a new look. Local vendors, as well as members of the Tourism Attraction Board (TAB), which runs the market, [...]

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Caymanian filmmaker seeks crowdfunding help

Caymanian filmmaker seeks crowdfunding help

| 10/07/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Local production company Awesome Productions has launched a crowdfunding campaign after shooting the short film Luna’s Ring in Cuba. In addition to helping to recoup some of its filming expenses, the money would be used to assist the team compose an original soundtrack, as well a [...]

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Student artists shine at National Gallery

Student artists shine at National Gallery

| 21/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is showcasing young peoples’ artwork at an exhibition titled, “Insight”, which is running until 6 July. The art was created during six Walkers’ Art Clubs held throughout the school year. The NGCI afterschool clubs benefit ap [...]

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Show goes on with a shortened CayFilm

Show goes on with a shortened CayFilm

| 18/06/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Weeks after announcing that the 2018 CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival was cancelled, festival director Tony Mark has confirmed that the show will go on (again), albeit on a smaller scale. The five local films that were submitted for this year’s festival will be screened [...]

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CNCF to exhibit works of Broadway set designer

CNCF to exhibit works of Broadway set designer

| 14/06/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) will be presenting a special exhibit of the theatrical designs of Tony Award-winning Broadway set designer Oliver Smith, from 26-30 June. The exhibit by Smith is part of CNCF’s arts and culture memorandum of understanding with the Univer [...]

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Rundown attracts full houses

Rundown attracts full houses

| 03/05/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Rundown, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s (CNCF) annual comedy revue, returned to the Harquail Theatre for its 26th season on Thursday, 26 April, with a packed house each night over the four-day opening weekend. The show, which will continue until Sunday, 13 May, feature [...]

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National Gallery celebrates coral reefs

National Gallery celebrates coral reefs

| 01/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is hosting the work of 30 local and international underwater photographers in support of the International Year of the Coral Reef initiative. The exhibition, “Coral Encounters: Photographs from Our Underwater World”, offers the [...]

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National Gallery named a top Caribbean museum

National Gallery named a top Caribbean museum

| 23/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has been recognised as number five on the list of “Caribbean’s Best Museums You Should Visit” compiled by News Americas Now, a news, travel and lifestyle publication that covers the Caribbean and Latin America and its diaspora [...]

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Creator Dave Martins returns to Rundown

Creator Dave Martins returns to Rundown

| 16/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Rundown, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s (CNCF) annual comedy revue, returns to the Harquail Theatre for its 26th season from Thursday, 26 April through Sunday, 13 May, with the first week featuring an appearance by creator Dave Martins who has written a special song fo [...]

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Photo exhibition celebrates the sea

Photo exhibition celebrates the sea

| 05/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): An exhibition featuring the photography of musician and author D. Randall Blythe is opening at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands’ (NGCI) Saturday, 10 March and running until Friday, 26 April. Titled “From Whence We Came”, the exhibition celebrates the artist’s deep [...]

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Cook-off champions crowned

Cook-off champions crowned

| 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): John Gray High School students Joshua McLean and Diandra Thompson cooked up a storm to win the 2018 National Youth Cook-Off final at the Agricultural Show on Wednesday, 14 February. The 14-year-old amateur chefs from George Town impressed judges with their pan-seared snapper fillet [...]

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Caymanian film crew set to shoot in Cuba

Caymanian film crew set to shoot in Cuba

| 20/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Local video production company Awesome Productions will be shooting a short film, Luna’s Ring, in Cuba next month. The filming is the culmination of almost two years of pre-production in Cayman, Cuba and the US. Throughout this time the producers cleared story rights, auditioned [...]

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Arts and culture award winners announced

Arts and culture award winners announced

| 20/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Winners have been named for the 24th annual National Arts and Culture Awards. At a press conference held 19 February, 15 individuals, and one company were cited for their significant contribution to the arts and culture of the Cayman Islands. Minster for Culture Dwayne Seymour, Chi [...]

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Cayman set to celebrate arts and culture

Cayman set to celebrate arts and culture

| 09/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayfest, the Cayman Islands National Festival of Arts, raises its curtains this month, showcasing the cultural diversity and artistic talent in the community. The event, which features various activities over a 10-day period, kicks off with the National Arts & Culture Awards an [...]

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