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National Gallery opens twin bill of exhibitions

National Gallery opens twin bill of exhibitions

| 06/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is opening two exhibitions simultaneously on Monday, 10 December, celebrating both the work of Cayman’s first freelance photographer as well as the talent of local art educators. “Ella Latter: The Photographer is Present” showcases h [...]

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Men’s Day film premieres to full house

Men’s Day film premieres to full house

| 26/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman indie docu-film, Men’s Voice, attracted a standing room only audience when it premiered on International Men’s Day, 19 November. The 15-minute short, produced by local filmmaker Freddie Diaz, was commissioned by the Family Resource Centre to highlight men’s issues on t [...]

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CNCF takes Christmas on the road

CNCF takes Christmas on the road

| 22/11/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is presenting the travelling Cayman Christmas Comedy Show next month in place of Gimistory, the popular international storytelling festival, which is being revamped to return in 2019/20. The comedy act will visit all five districts on [...]

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National Gallery gala focuses on fashion

National Gallery gala focuses on fashion

| 15/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) will be celebrating the Art of Fashion at its costume gala fundraiser on 30 November. The annual gala raises essential funds for the gallery’s free community programmes for all ages and backgrounds. Director Natalie Urquhart expla [...]

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Caymanian filmmaker wins award

Caymanian filmmaker wins award

| 06/11/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Caymanian entertainer and filmmaker Teri Quappe has won an award at the recent Cutting Edge Film Festival of Pompano Beach, Florida. Her short, Interloper, was named the winner in the category of Best Experimental Short Film, in which there were 22 entrants, out of the more than 15 [...]

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‘Red Violinist’ to perform at Cayman Arts Festival

‘Red Violinist’ to perform at Cayman Arts Festival

| 29/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Renowned soloist Elizabeth Pitcairn, who is known as the ‘Red Violinist’, will be joining musicians from New York City and Cayman-based pianist Glen Inanga to perform this weekend as part of Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) events. The New York Quintet, also featuring Arturo Delmoni [...]

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Gordon Solomon exhibition at National Gallery

Gordon Solomon exhibition at National Gallery

| 24/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of Cayman Islands (NGCI) is hosting a new solo exhibition by Native Son Gordon Solomon entitled “Life on the Colony”, a series of works marking a “significant departure for the artist, who is perhaps best known for his explorations of traditional Caymania [...]

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Art auction to raise funds for National Gallery

Art auction to raise funds for National Gallery

| 27/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is opening a new exhibition, “Big Art Auction 5”, to raise funds for the gallery’s permanent collection and related educational programmes. The four-week exhibition, which begins with a special preview reception on Monday, 1 O [...]

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Diary of Anne Frank opens a window to history

Diary of Anne Frank opens a window to history

| 05/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Upon entering the theatre at the Prospect Playhouse it is immediately clear that Cayman Drama Society’s (CDS) performance of The Diary of Anne Frank, which opens 6 September, is going to be unique. The theatre has been transformed, with the seating area becoming part of the stag [...]

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CIPS issues Cayman Airways stamp collection

CIPS issues Cayman Airways stamp collection

| 26/08/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has releases a new collection of four stamps to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Cayman Airways Ltd (CAL) that each depict an aircraft in CAL’s current fleet. [...]

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CNCF celebrates release of folk music album

CNCF celebrates release of folk music album

| 24/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) held a launch party to celebrate the release of a double album of Caymanian folk music, featuring the Cayman Islands Folk Singers and North Side Kitchen Band. About 200 people attended the event for the CD, “Come Back Home”, held T [...]

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National Gallery celebrates fashion design

National Gallery celebrates fashion design

| 21/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of Cayman Islands (NGCI) is opening a new exhibition, “Art of Fashion”, starting with a preview for members on Friday, 24 August, and running until 28 November. Curated by NGCI director Natalie Urquhart with assistance from Simon Tatum, the gallery called t [...]

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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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