Tag: Cayman National Cultural Foundation

Where are Rundown and Gimistory?

Where are Rundown and Gimistory?

| 17/07/2019 | 2 Comments

What happened to Rundown this year? First Gimistory disappeared, now Rundown? I’ve really enjoyed both over the years and am dismayed over the loss. Auntie’s answer: Right off the bat, I want to assure you that neither of those productions has disappeared, though you are right that they have not been put on in their […]

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CNCF to preview Cayman’s CARIFESTA performances

CNCF to preview Cayman’s CARIFESTA performances

| 16/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The largest-ever Cayman contingent, comprising 50 delegates, will be travelling to Trinidad & Tobago next month for the 14th annual Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA) to show off the best of Cayman’s arts and culture, from music, dance and theatre to visual, culinary and heritage arts. Ahead of the festival, which […]

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Award-winning show coming to Cayman

Award-winning show coming to Cayman

| 14/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is staging Stogie Kenyatta in his one-man show, The World is My Home – The Life of Paul Robeson, for three nights the end of this month. The award-winning production chronicles the life and work of Robeson, a singer, actor, athlete and activist who became famous […]

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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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The tale of the missing Gimistory

The tale of the missing Gimistory

| 11/12/2018 | 5 Comments

Why has Gimistory been cancelled for two years in a row? I really miss it! Auntie’s answer: Before I get into the “why” I must clear up one thing. While it may seem that Gimistory (which is also a favourite of mine) has been gone for two years, the last time it was cancelled was […]

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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 Grand Cayman as well as Cayman Brac, with free performances […]

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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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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 University of South Florida (USF).

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Off the Beaten Track supports local charities

Off the Beaten Track supports local charities

| 14/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The organisers of the ninth annual Off the Beaten Track 50km ultramarathon and relay have presented two local charities $5,000 each, raised by this year’s race participants and sponsors. The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), nominated by Island Heritage, and Academy Sports Club, nominated by Tower, were chosen to receive the proceeds […]

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