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Carnival to bring jobs as well as fun

Carnival to bring jobs as well as fun

| 24/07/2017
(CNS Business): With a trip down memory lane for many local people and a new experience for others, local businessman Matthew Leslie is promising to bring all the fun of the fair to Cayman at the end of this year as well as jobs and businesses opportunities. Leslie said he is in the process of [&hel [...]

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CayFilm organisers focus on media academy

CayFilm organisers focus on media academy

| 06/07/2017
(CNS Local Life): The four days of movies, seminars, glitz and celebrity sightings may be over for another year, but the work started with the Cayman International Film Festival, held 30 June-3 July, will continue as organisers try to make some Hollywood magic of their own here. Calling CayFilm the [...]

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Cultural policy to protect local artists

Cultural policy to protect local artists

| 26/04/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A new government policy document that has now been made public aims for the first time to formally protect local artists and give them the support they need to work. After much research and a lengthy public consultation period, the premier’s ministry has shaped a policy direction for herita [...]

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CIG may fund struggling artists

CIG may fund struggling artists

| 13/01/2017 | 86 Comments
(CNS): The plight of local artists who struggle to make end meets and cover basic needs, such as health insurance, during periods when they cannot sell their work could be funded by public cash, officials have said, as part of a support system for the local arts. As government engages in a public co [...]

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Culture policy development moves to next stage

Culture policy development moves to next stage

| 04/01/2017 | 25 Comments
(CNS): Following an online survey this summer to garner the public’s views on a proposed culture policy, the Ministry of Health and Culture and the steering committee for the policy say they are ready to take the next step forward, and roll out the public consultation phase for the historic dr [...]

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Cat boat launches hope for future fleet

Cat boat launches hope for future fleet

| 28/03/2016
(CNS): The first catboat built from scratch in the Cayman Islands in more than 20 years was launched from behind the Catboat Club in George Town on Easter Monday. The Dignity was designed, crafted and built by Jerris Miller and his son NJ with the help of Kenny Ebanks and has already raised thousand [...]

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Hurley’s scoops up rival radio stations

Hurley’s scoops up rival radio stations

| 08/11/2015
(CNS Business): Hurley’s Entertainment has expanded its media empire with the purchase of two radio stations from Paramount Media. Coming on the heels of the firm’s purchase, with the help of Dart financing, of the television channel Cayman27, Hurley’s announced Thursday that it had acqu [...]

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Hurley’s to make more local TV after station buyout

Hurley’s to make more local TV after station buyout

| 28/07/2015 | 38 Comments
(CNS): Hurley’s Entertainment begins its move into the world of television this week after its purchase of Cayman27 from Logic was approved by the ICTA and completed. Randy Merren, the owner of the local broadcast company, said viewers can look forward to more original local programming as his li [...]

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Misbehaving Miss Cayman dodges duties

Misbehaving Miss Cayman dodges duties

| 23/07/2015 | 83 Comments
(CNS): Miss Cayman Islands has been behaving badly, it appears, as the pageant committee has issued a disciplinary letter to the beauty queen over her conduct and the performance of her duties. Officials from the Miss Cayman Islands Committee are remaining mum on the details of Toni Chisholm’s all [...]

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Harris canned from radio talk show

Harris canned from radio talk show

| 29/05/2015 | 128 Comments
(CNS): The long-standing host of a local radio breakfast time talk show, Austin Harris, has been canned and will be replaced in the short-term by former PPM West Bay political candidate Woody DaCosta. Officials from Rooster confirmed Friday that on Monday morning Harris will no longer be on air as D [...]

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Lady Rabia exhibits in Shakespeare country

Lady Rabia exhibits in Shakespeare country

| 24/02/2015 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Local author, poet and artist Lady Rabia is exhibiting her cartoon art series “New Heroes Wanted” in the UK for the first time at Stratford ArtsHouse in Stratford Upon Avon. Known for her writing, illustrations, performance poetry, storytelling and cultural activism, Lady Rabia recently m [...]

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