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John Gray cellist named Young Musician of the Year

John Gray cellist named Young Musician of the Year

| 07/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Cellist Dequan Smith of John Gray High School took home the first-place trophy at the 12th annual Butterfield Young Musician of the Year finals, held Saturday, 4 May, at the Prospect Playhouse. There were 11 finalists competing on the night from seven of Cayman’s public and private schools, with each one performing […]

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Celebrate culture at Red Sky

Celebrate culture at Red Sky

| 27/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The seventh annual Red Sky at Night multi-cultural arts fair is taking place this Saturday, 2 March. Presented by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) on the grounds of the F.J. Harquail Cultural Centre, the fair, an anchor event for the Cayman Islands National Festival of the Arts (Cayfest), will run from […]

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Up close with: Chambria Dalhouse

Up close with: Chambria Dalhouse

| 22/02/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Chambria Dalhouse, at age 18, has already accomplished an impressive amount. As a boxer, she has represented the Cayman Islands internationally, taking gold at the 2017 Caribbean Development Championships held in St Lucia, and reaching the quarterfinals that same year at the Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas. She is also a […]

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Cayman Arts Festival offers something extra

Cayman Arts Festival offers something extra

| 17/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The 2019 eXtra Cayman Arts Festival (CAF), set for 5-9 February, will showcase both international and local musical talent and, for the first time, CAF and Jubilate will be hosting a fringe event featuring students from their after-school programmes. Among the performers planned for the festival are the Island Brass Quintet, British […]

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Carollers perform at Government House

Carollers perform at Government House

| 27/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper and his wife, Elisabeth, recently hosted a Christmas carol party at Government House, their last official function for 2018. Those invited to the 18 December event passed by the residence’s eight-foot Norway spruce Christmas tree and a tiny hand-knitted nativity scene (a Roper family favourite), on their way to […]

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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 (violin) and Michael Roth (viola), from the New […]

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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 Thursday, 16 August at Grand Old […]

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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 the event, which is open to the […]

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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 and culminates with Red Sky at Night, the festival’s signature […]

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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 Granados, the 2016 winner, plays the […]

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