Hear and see Cayman’s new crop of
dub poets and performance artists at Represent: A Dub Poetry and Art Exposition
at the Overtime Lounge (formerly Jillian’s) every Saturday in July.
Featuring the cream of Cayman’s
performing and creative art community, visitors will get the chance to view the
talents of Joseph “Gumba Betty”, Lonney Love from the band ThE iZ, musician and
poet Alta Solomon and Bublz.
The events in the Islander Complex
off Lawrence Boulevard, George Town, will start at 7pm.
According to Represent’s
organisers, the events aim to provide Cayman’s young adults with a creative outlet
of expression to open up and learn about themselves and what they appreciate in
the way of art.
The weekly event will include
performances from local poets, musicians and artists in an “open mic” format.
Slam poetry, also known as Spoken Word or dub is the central focus of the
event. Local artistes will be invited to accompany the poet during his/her
At future performances watch for
local talent, including Sarah Alicia, Al Ebanks, Joseph Betty and KK Alese.
Audience participation is also
expected as part of the process of affirmation and critique. The star poet of
each event will be selected by members of the audience.