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Rundown’s comic recipe returns to the stage

Rundown’s comic recipe returns to the stage

| 16/03/2021 | 11 Comments

(CNS): After a self-imposed quarantine in 2020 due to a global pandemic, organisers have said that Rundown has returned in 2021 to spread laughter, not COVID. Produced by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), the show is back for its 28th season with a mix of comedy, satire and songs about life in Cayman. Originally […]

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Pageant reports Hammer to cops over scandal

Pageant reports Hammer to cops over scandal

| 18/01/2021 | 73 Comments

(CNS) The Miss Cayman Islands Committee has made a police report regarding a video posted on movie star Armie Hammer’s social media account. Hammer, who spent time in Cayman as a child and is currently visiting his estranged wife and children who are living here, has been embroiled in a number of social media scandals […]

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Quappe returns to Cayman Crosstalk mic

Quappe returns to Cayman Crosstalk mic

| 04/01/2021 | 91 Comments

(CNS): Local musician and former host of the morning talk show, Barrie Quappe, is taking back the mic at Cayman Crosstalk after Compass Media fired controversial host Woody DaCosta last week. The Compass has now taken formal ownership of Hurley’s Media following the acquisition in November. Quappe was the host between 2002 and 2006, when […]

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Dr Shetty among world class surgeons in BBC doc

Dr Shetty among world class surgeons in BBC doc

| 11/12/2020 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The founder of Health City Cayman Islands, Dr Devi Shetty, is one of the world class surgeons featured in a documentary made by the BBC and released on Netflix this week. The world renowned heart surgeon and philanthropist is one of just four pioneering doctors who are specialists in their fields appearing in The […]

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Gallery secures Hydes’ work through Olde donation

Gallery secures Hydes’ work through Olde donation

| 29/10/2020 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has acquired a collection of work by Bendel Hydes, widely regarded as the founding father of Cayman contemporary art. Despite the importance of his work to the local artistic landscape, the gallery has never been able to afford to buy much of it. After recent fundraising […]

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Cayman’s supermodel to headline charity gala

Cayman’s supermodel to headline charity gala

| 14/10/2020 | 28 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands’ world famous supermodel, Selita Ebanks, will be making a guest appearance this weekend on home turf when she headlines a charity gala at the Ritz-Carlton. Ebanks, who will be the guest speaker at this year’s Breast Cancer Foundation Gala, grew up mostly in Cayman before moving to New York and strutting […]

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Artist maintains Miss Lassie’s visions

Artist maintains Miss Lassie’s visions

| 02/09/2020 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Local artist Sue Howe is touching up images at the historic home of Caymanian visionary artist Gladwyn Bush, aka Miss Lassie, to help protect the paintings from the weather. In 2013 Howe made copies of the paintings on the doors and windows on the house after Miss Lassie’s originals were placed in storage to […]

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Gimistory back for 20th anniversary

Gimistory back for 20th anniversary

| 01/11/2019

(CNS): The much loved local storytelling festival, which was missed by many when it was cancelled last year, is back this month to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Gimistory will return to local beaches and other outdoor venues at the end of this month, when talented local and international storytellers will entertain audiences under the stars […]

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Video spotlighting cyber-bullying premieres

Video spotlighting cyber-bullying premieres

| 27/10/2019

(CNS Local Life): “The Change Project”, a new documentary video on cyber-bullying in the Cayman Islands, premiered Friday night at a red carpet event at Camana Bay Cinema. A joint project by Logic and the video’s creators, Vagabond Media Group, the 20-minute documentary is the focal point of Logic’s new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign […]

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Up close with: Local author Joshua Dilbert

Up close with: Local author Joshua Dilbert

| 08/09/2019

(CNS Local Life): At age 24, Joshua Dilbert has already written and published two books, starting his first novel, The Mordenham Acres, when he was only 18. Always interested in writing, he is continuing to hone his craft while working fulltime in customer service at the Cayman National Bank branch on Cayman Brac, where Dilbert […]

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Dart and KAABOO cancel 2020 festival

Dart and KAABOO cancel 2020 festival

| 02/09/2019 | 141 Comments

(CNS): The reasons for cancelling the planned return of the KAABOO Cayman music festival in 2020 remain opaque as organisers are still describing the 2019 festival held in February as a roaring success. Jason Felts, KAABOO marketing officer, is insisting that the reason not to bring it back to Grand Cayman “was neither logistics or […]

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