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National Gallery exhibition honours maritime heritage

National Gallery exhibition honours maritime heritage

| 20/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands’ (NGCI) newest exhibition series celebrates Cayman’s maritime identity – past, present and future. Seeking to engage visitors and members of the public with the story of maritime heritage and national identity, the three-month [...]

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Flowers directs commercials with local crew

Flowers directs commercials with local crew

| 02/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Director Frank E Flowers was recently back in Cayman, partnering with a local production company to shoot a series of commercials. Pre-production on the ads began in September with four commercials filmed last month across seven locations over three consecutive days. Native son [...]

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UCCI and US university co-host Christmas concert

UCCI and US university co-host Christmas concert

| 25/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) is partnering with West Chester University (WCU), the largest of 14 state universities in Pennsylvania, for a one-night-only concert unlike anything that has ever been staged here. Slated for Saturday, 10 December, at both the [...]

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Cultural Foundation production a story well told

Cultural Foundation production a story well told

| 02/11/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Compelling and provocative are merely a few words to describe the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s adaptation of American writer Donald Margulies’ play Collected Stories on at the Harquail Studio Theatre. Set in 1990s New York City, the play follows Ruth Steiner, a uni [...]

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Regional showcase open for local filmmakers

Regional showcase open for local filmmakers

| 31/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is accepting submissions from local filmmakers for the eighth edition of the Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase (TCFS), a regional cultural event. Any Caymanian filmmaker based locally or abroad has until 14 December 2016 to submit [...]

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Drama Society “breezes” through Broadway

Drama Society “breezes” through Broadway

| 28/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A handful of famous show tunes, men dressed in pink feather boas and a packed lively crowd all made for a fun and vibrant opening night of Cayman Drama Society’s A Breeze Through Broadway on Thursday, 27 October. The production is the brainchild of director Beverly Ed [...]

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National Gallery book puts Cayman art on display

National Gallery book puts Cayman art on display

| 28/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has released a fine art book which offers the first comprehensive survey of visual art in the Cayman Islands, as seen through highlights from the NGCI’s permanent collection. The Art of The Cayman Islands – A Journey Throug [...]

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International museum delegates meet in Cayman

International museum delegates meet in Cayman

| 14/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 70 delegates from across the region, the US, the UK and Canada attended the Museums Association of the Caribbean (MAC) 27th annual general meeting and conference held this week in Grand Cayman. The conference, from 9-12 October, was packed with events, workshops and p [...]

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Cayman students shine in regional competitions

Cayman students shine in regional competitions

| 06/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman students stood up well against entrants from schools from within the Caribbean and Latin America in the 2016 Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) children’s essay and poster competitions, with two second place winners and two finalists. Danny Kish of Cayman Pre [...]

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Arts group highlights local writers

Arts group highlights local writers

| 05/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A local art studio is holding its first writers showcase Thursday, 13 October. The Art Nest Creative Community Studio event will feature five local authors: Mike Ferrier, who will be launching his new book, Cold Winds over Cayman; along with Taura Ebanks, Sophia McKenzie, Karoly [...]

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Arts Festival offers musical treats

Arts Festival offers musical treats

| 23/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This autumn the Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) is showcasing world-class harpist Catrin Finch and many local artists including flautists Elizabeth Malkin and Daniela Granados (the winner of the 2016 Butterfield Musician of the year), clarinetist Deidra Campbell, pianists Glen Inang [...]

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Caymanian artist completes regional creative residency

Caymanian artist completes regional creative residency

| 02/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Artist Simon Tatum has recently participated in the Caribbean Linked IV residency programme in Aruba, which offered a space for select artists, creative activists, writers and critics from around the region to build relationships and connections across the creative industries, while devel [...]

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Cambridge brings Shakespeare to Cayman

Cambridge brings Shakespeare to Cayman

| 31/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Drama Society will be hosting the Cambridge American Shakespeare Tour (CAST) for their first visit to the Cayman Islands, as they mark the 400th anniversary of the bard’s death. CAST, which was established under the patronage of Dame Judi Dench in 2000, is one of the major in [...]

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Cayman karaoke champ to be crowned

Cayman karaoke champ to be crowned

| 25/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): After five weeks of competition, a group of karaoke singers is facing off Friday, 26 August, with one hoping to be named Cayman Karaoke Idol. Over the course of the contest, the top four singers at each session earned a spot in the finals, which are being held at the Hard Rock Café, start [...]

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Cayman artist takes part in Caribbean creative event

Cayman artist takes part in Caribbean creative event

| 15/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Simon Tatum of the Cayman Islands has joined 11 other artists from throughout the region to participate in Caribbean Linked IV in Oranjestad, Aruba, which runs until 23 August. For the programme, 12 people from around the Caribbean are convening to produce new work and mount an exhibiti [...]

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