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Footloose steps on stage at the Playhouse

Footloose steps on stage at the Playhouse

| 26/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Tickets are now on sale for the Cayman Drama Society (CDS) production of “Footloose – The Musical”. The show, with lyrics by Dean Pitchford and music by Tom Snow, is based on the 1980s hit film. With a cast of more than 30 performers, the show will be presented at th [...]

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Suffragettes view their story at film premiere

Suffragettes view their story at film premiere

| 18/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Gender Affairs hosted the premiere of Her Story is Our History: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the Cayman Islands on 6 April 2017. The 22-minute documentary tells the story of the women who signed petitions and demanded a voice and place in politics. The fil [...]

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UCCI opens production studio

UCCI opens production studio

| 13/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The University of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) has built a production studio, which is set to become the hub of its media courses and internet-based UCCI TV. Speaking at the ribbon-cutting ceremony held Tuesday, 11 April, UCCI president Roy Bodden said, “This is one more indicat [...]

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Youth Services cooks up special summer camps

Youth Services cooks up special summer camps

| 10/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit (YSU) is offering three summer camps aimed at young people from 11-17 years old. James Myles, YSU acting head, explained the camps have a specific focus. “Our camps aim to appeal to older children as so many specifically target younger children. Given [...]

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Sax player judged top young musician

Sax player judged top young musician

| 06/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Saxophonist Marcos Bertran, from St Ignatius High School, took home top honours in the 10th Annual Butterfield Young Musician of the Year competition, which was held Saturday, 1 April 2017 at the Prospect Playhouse. Vocalist Liana DaCosta, from Cayman Prep and High School, was [...]

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Film on Cayman’s suffragettes premieres

Film on Cayman’s suffragettes premieres

| 03/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Gender Affairs will be screening the premiere of Her Story is Our History: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the Cayman Islands on 6 April 2017. The public is invited to attend the viewing of the 22-minute documentary, which tells the story of the courageous wo [...]

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Workshops offered for young filmmakers

Workshops offered for young filmmakers

| 29/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is holding its sixth annual Young Image Maker workshops from 8-12 April as part of a programme that includes a short-film competition for the chance to win a grand prize of one-week’s attendance at the New York Film Academy Filmm [...]

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Gallery screens film on environmental impact of plastic

Gallery screens film on environmental impact of plastic

| 29/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is hosting screenings of an award-winning documentary on the impact plastic is having on the oceans and marine animals. Set for 1 April, the film, A Plastic Ocean, follows documentary filmmaker Craig Leeson and British-Caymanian [...]

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Bodden Town team crowned cook-off champions

Bodden Town team crowned cook-off champions

| 09/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two budding chefs from Bodden Town are the National Youth Cook-Off Champions 2017. ‘Team Bradley’ (Bradley McLaughlin and Tarec Francis from Clifton Hunter High School), who were trained by  Chef Thomas Tennant from The Brasserie, not only took the top prize, they [...]

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How to get a movie you made rated in Cayman

How to get a movie you made rated in Cayman

| 09/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Film Control Board views and assigns ratings to all movies that have not already been rated by an internationally recognised film control board before they can be shown to the public here. Anyone who has made a movie must first get it approved by the board bef [...]

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Red Sky set to light up the night

Red Sky set to light up the night

| 24/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fifth annual Red Sky at Night, the celebration of Caymanian arts and culture, takes place tomorrow (25 February) on the grounds of the Harquail Theatre. One of the anchor events of Cayfest, the Cayman Islands National Festival of the Arts, and a favourite of artisans and at [...]

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Volunteers needed for Red Sky

Volunteers needed for Red Sky

| 03/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): For the fifth year, Red Sky at Night, which is produced by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), will offer an evening of performing and visual arts on Saturday, 25 February. As one of the anchor events of Cayfest, the Cayman Islands National Festival of the Arts, Red [...]

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Arts Festival showcases international and homegrown talent

Arts Festival showcases international and homegrown talent

| 02/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The 2017 eXtra Cayman Arts Festival (CAF), set for 9-11 February, will feature world-class performers Dama Trio from Italy and the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble with Helen Sung, with “fringe” events showcasing local musicians and other artists, including the Cayman Youth Choir an [...]

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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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