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Tag: Cayman National Cultural Foundation

Cayman’s CARIFESTA performers offer local preview

Cayman’s CARIFESTA performers offer local preview

| 25/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) will be showcasing Cayman’s presentation for this year’s CARIFESTA, set for 17-27 August in Barbados. Local audiences will be able to preview the entire show at the Harquail Theatre from 28-30 July, which will also serve as a fundr [...]

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Special headstones to honour cultural icons

Special headstones to honour cultural icons

| 18/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two of Cayman’s cultural icons will be posthumously honoured with specially crafted headstones to mark their graves. Culture Minister and Premier Alden McLaughlin presented a cheque for $24,000 to the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) for the project to honour world reno [...]

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Rundown celebrates 25 years of shows

Rundown celebrates 25 years of shows

| 28/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rundown, the annual music and comedy revue, has opened at the Harquail Theatre, marking its 25th anniversary. Designed and directed by Henry Muttoo, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) production is a combination of comedy and song with a series of loosely linked skits a [...]

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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 Filmmakin [...]

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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 Sky [...]

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Miss Lassie’s house gets Christmas makeover

Miss Lassie’s house gets Christmas makeover

| 30/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) recently completed its annual daytime restoration of Miss Lassie’s house, known as Mind’s Eye. Since 2009, traditional preparations of “Christmas of Yesteryears” at the house have been a cultural staple in the community. On Fri [...]

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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 univers [...]

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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 an [...]

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CNCF culture journal given new life

CNCF culture journal given new life

| 07/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of September’s Literacy Month events, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) presented copies of the fourth volume of its arts and culture journal, Foundation, to the Ministries of Education and Culture. The journal hadn’t been published since 2006 due to a lack [...]

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Young At Arts performers ready to take the stage

Young At Arts performers ready to take the stage

| 28/07/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Seven aspiring actors, dancers and musicians, who have participated this summer in the Young At Arts programme hosted by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), will be taking the stage 5-7 August in the production of Isabel. The eight-week programme, for participants aged 12-19, trai [...]

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Last chance to sign up for arts camp

Last chance to sign up for arts camp

| 13/07/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Registration closes Friday, 15 July, for children who want to take part in the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) Summer Arts Camp. Set for 11-19 August, the camp is open to students aged 7-16, with children 6 years old accepted if an older sibling is enrolled in the camp. Participant [...]

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CNCF seeks nominations for grants and awards

CNCF seeks nominations for grants and awards

| 10/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is currently accepting applications for grants that can be used to bring projects to fruition or support ongoing programmes. In the past the grant has be awarded for training, productions, publications, festivals and special projects. CNCF is now [...]

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Last ‘Rundown’ to benefit former cast member

Last ‘Rundown’ to benefit former cast member

| 07/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): There will be a special and final showing of the comedy show “Rundown” at the Harquail Theatre this Friday, 10 June, to help former cast member George Jones, who underwent a kidney transplant close to three months ago. Net proceeds from the production will be given to Jones, a mus [...]

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Artwork celebrates 30 years of Harquail Theatre

Artwork celebrates 30 years of Harquail Theatre

| 24/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): New artwork, commemorating the Harquail Theatre’s 30th anniversary, was unveiled at a ceremony last week. Created by members of the Young At Arts (YAA) Collective, the installation hangs on the large wall facing the pond, outside the theatre. The collective is a group of 30 artists, aged ni [...]

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Polls open for top young fillmmaker

Polls open for top young fillmmaker

| 17/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Voting has opened in the Young Image Makers (YIM) competition with the public able to cast ballots online for their favourite films. The 12 student videos will be posted online; the one with the most votes will be named the winner of the 2016 People’s Choice Award and receive a prize pack c [...]

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