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Pub quiz fundraiser for Cayman Arts Festival

Do you know what the capital of Australia is? Are you well-versed in everything written by The Beatles? Is listing the names of all...

Cayman Arts Festival presents Jazz Night

In case you weren't aware, going to the library doesn't just have to be about borrowing books. The Cayman Arts Festival regularly holds musical events...

Cayman Arts Festival promises exciting calendar of events

One of the most exciting arts events in the Cayman Islands - the 2021 Cayman Arts Festival - will be taking place from 4-13...

Cayman Arts Festival starts its 2021 season

Bella Rooney (vocals) and James Brake (piano) will be performing at the George Town Public Library as part of the 'Music at the Library' series.

Music at the Library highlights young talent

Cayman Arts Festival is hosting another installment of its Music at the Library series, with a host of talented young musicians performing on Thursday...

Cayman Arts Festival presents organ and violin soirée

This Thursday, enjoy the extraordinary sounds of organ and violin in harmony at St. George's Anglican Church. Featuring Heidi Ordaz-Nyack on organ and Sarah Elizabeth...

Cayman Arts Festival presents Music at the Library

The Cayman Arts Festival and Cayman Islands Public Library Service have joined forces once again to host a musical evening at the George Town...

Cello and piano musical soirée offers an encore

Anyone who supports or attends the Cayman Arts Festival's events is well familiar with its roster of extraordinarily talented musical performers. On 19 Aug., CAF...
Cayman Youth Choir

‘Decades: A Musical Journey Through Time’ casts spotlight on young talent

The Cayman Arts Festival continues with its goal to enrich the lives of students through music, by presenting ‘Decades: A Musical Journey Through Time’ – a concert performed by the Cayman Youth Choir.

Cayman Arts Festival hosts international musicians

One of the most exciting arts events in the Cayman Islands - the Cayman Arts Festival - will be taking place this month, with a raft of international and local musical talent on the calendar.

Craft Market draws in the Artisan Community

Shoppers looking for unique Christmas presents were not disappointed Saturday at the first Compass Media Christmas Community Craft Fair, which attracted 50 vendors. The event,...

Cayman Arts Festival brings New York to Cayman

Once again, the audience is invited to spend the evening in the presence of some of New York’s brightest stars. The four headliners are...

Top UK pianist to hold recital

Cayman Arts Festival continues to present entertaining, high-quality events to Cayman’s music lovers. Following a well-established tradition, the piano recital on Thursday will introduce one of the most experienced pianists from the UK, Martin Roscoe, to the Cayman Islands.

Music at the Library series plans summer schedule

Cayman’s music lovers need not worry that the arrival of summer will lead to a drought of live music events.

Cayman Arts Festival’s young talent

Cayman Arts Festival is known for its promotion of young artists from its After School Programme and prominent overseas performers invited to perform on the island such as Joey Alexander, the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble, Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Andrei Ionita.

Cuba makes impression on young Cayman musicians

They played with Cuba’s national youth orchestra. They busked on the street. They sat in class with other young musicians. And they attended a multi-faceted performance of Mozart’s Requiem at Havana’s main theater for performing arts.

Broadway is back! Cayman Arts Festival hails return of New York Cabaret Night

The Cayman Arts Festival is known for bringing extraordinary talents to the Cayman Islands for its annual events.

Cayman Arts Festival hosts musical quintet

The Red Violinist is returning to Cayman. After her last sold-out performance during the Cayman Arts Festival in 2016, Elizabeth Pitcairn will once again be enchanting local audiences on Nov. 3. Those who attend the event will also have the privilege of seeing her famous Stradivarius.

Cayman Arts Festival to host pianist Rebeca Omordia

London-based award-winning pianist Rebeca Omordia will perform at a concert in Cayman on Thursday evening, hosted by the Cayman Arts Festival.

Local music, arts series brings life to George Town library

The old George Town Public Library will transform into a concert and performing arts venue once a month, starting this Thursday evening.

Young musicians head to prestigious summer camp in New York

With no cellphones and no internet, the Luzerne Music Center might not be the summer vacation destination of choice for many youngsters.

‘Music Bazaar’ evening to highlight Cayman’s best

Cayman Arts Festival will present “Music Bazaar” on Saturday, May 19, in the Marriott Resort ballroom – a fundraising event to help the not-for-profit entity continue to support its various initiatives and programs.

The romance of Cabaret

On Saturday evening, just a few days before Valentine’s Day, the Cayman Arts Festival hosted some of New York’s finest cabaret singers to perform “Isn’t It Romantic?” at the Marriott Beach Resort.

Weekender Spotlight

Weekender Spotlight is back and Editor Vicki Wheaton once again shares the weekend's top events. From the Cayman Arts Festival Broadway night at the Marriott to The Wailers at the Royal Palms, this pre-Valentine's Day weekend is packed with fun.

Cayman Arts Festival features local and international talent

One of the most exciting arts events in the Cayman Islands, the 2018 Cayman Arts Festival, will take place  next week, with a raft of international and local musical talent waiting to entertain local audiences.

Education in string theory

British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason held a music workshop on Friday for students from John Gray High School, Clifton Hunter High School, Red Bay Primary School and Triple C School.

Cello maestro: International duo featured at Cayman Arts Festival

Cayman Arts Festival is excited to present another evening of fabulous entertainment to its audience.

Weekender Spotlight

The Christmas season continues with a full weekend schedule of festivities. Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton looks ahead at the Cayman Arts Festival, the Capella Music Festival, the Christmas Spectacular and more. 

Letter: Supporting our youths’ musical development

For the last four years Cayman Arts Festival have worked with the government schools to identify and support gifted and talented students. Cayman Arts then puts everything possible in place to help the identified students succeed.

Cayman Arts Festival makes appeal to expand music program

The students in the Cayman Arts Festival music program do not need to be convinced to stay behind after school to practice their instruments.

Pianist opens Arts Festival’s autumn season

The Cayman Arts Festival is aiming high as it launches its autumn season with an opening performance on Oct. 14 by outstanding young pianist Matei Varga, who will no doubt delight Cayman’s music lovers.

Music on the Menu at Marriott

The Cayman Arts Festival is once again presenting world-class performances on a local stage. Pianist extraordinaire Glen Inanga will be playing in the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort Ballroom on Thursday to the delight of music fans. Expect an evening of entertainment and enlightenment, starting with an hour of open bar and canapés.

Music programs gain a helping hand

Young students of stringed instruments in Cayman are getting a boost thanks to the efforts of the Cayman Arts Festival, and support from local residents, among them, violin shop owner Adam Johnson. “About a year ago, I read an appeal in the Compass from the Cayman Arts Festival’s Glen Inanga for cellos for George Town Primary School.”

Jazz, classical music highlight Cayman Arts Festival

The Dama Trio from Italy and the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble, as the two main concerts, as well as local talent performing in fringe events, are among the highlights of the upcoming Cayman Arts Festival.

‘Music on the Menu’ goes a cappella

It’s rare that the Cayman Arts Festival schedules an evening of music without instrumental accompaniment, but then the Singrays a cappella group is a rare breed of performers.

Visiting harpist is highlight of Cayman Arts Festival

The Cayman Arts Festival, in its ongoing bid to bring top-quality musical talent to the Cayman Islands, is welcoming Catrin Finch to the local stage on Tuesday. The world-famous harpist will be playing in The Ritz-Carlton’s ballroom for one night only, and the public is encouraged to come out and hear a true aficionado who has performed for audiences everywhere, including the Royal Family.

This week only: Singrays, golf, theater, harp recital and food Awards

‘Collected stories’ at Harquail Studio; Chamber Golf Classic; Singrays at Sunset; Cayman Arts Festival—Catrin Finch Harp Recital; and Table Talk Food Awards

Students receive donated violins

An appeal for stringed instruments for talented young musicians tugged at the heartstrings of donors who have supplied students with 10 new violins.

Young Caymanian selected to attend New York music workshop

A 19-year-old clarinetist is the latest musician in Cayman to be chosen to attend summer music workshop at the renowned Luzerne Music Center in New York.

Wanted: Stringed instruments for gifted young musicians

The Cayman Arts Festival is seeking violins, violas and cellos for the “gifted and talented” musicians of its RBC Dominion Securities After-School Instrumental Music Programme.

Powder Fete promises fog of color

A kaleidoscope of colors will fill the air at the Reflections Food 4 Less lot in George Town when Cayman’s Premier Powder Fete – FOG – celebrates its third annual event on March 11. Special ultraviolet glow powder will be used to illuminate the skies, so be sure to wear white that night.

Jazz prodigy Joey Alexander inspires young minds

Two weeks after bringing the audience to their feet at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, jazz prodigy Joey Alexander brought his inspiring and spontaneous show to Grand Cayman.

Cayman Arts Festival ends on energetic note

The Cayman Arts Festival finished with a high-energy nine-man band featuring the drumming of African percussionist Mokhtar Samba.

Artfully created weekend festival open to public

Over the past five years, the Cayman Arts Festival and the Visual Arts Society have brought artistic talents together, creating a one-of-a-kind event highlighting art and music.

Cayman Arts Festival opens

The Cayman Arts Festival 2016 officially opened Wednesday night with a reception hosted by Governor Helen Kilpatrick at her residence at Government House.

Here’s what’s happening at Cayman Arts Festival 2016

Soloists of the London Philharmonic Orchestra will be among the top-rate performers at this year’s Cayman Arts Festival, from Feb. 17–26 at various locations across the island.

A home for art in stunning surroundings

The grounds of Savannah’s Pedro Castle, situated on a stunning outcrop overlooking the turquoise Caribbean, are known for their historic importance to the Cayman Islands. Having served as a private home, courthouse and jail in its time, Pedro Castle itself is the site of an 1831 meeting where the Islands’ first elected parliament had its origins.
Glen Inanga

‘Soundscape’ set to delight music lovers

The Cayman Arts Festival Music on the Menu dinner series returns Jan. 28, presenting performances from a variety of talented artists. Dubbed “Soundscape,” the event...

London Philharmonic ensemble at Cayman Arts Festival

Early bird ticket deadline for the Cayman Arts Festival is Dec. 31, and offers a general pass to all events for $100 for adults.

Cayman business in brief

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Cayman Arts Festival offers music and art

Fans of music and art have been soaking up several days of events at the Cayman Arts Festival.

Cayman Arts eXtra set to delight

The Cayman Arts Festival eXtra returns March 18-21.

'The Trout' serves as music fest's main course

"Music on the Menu" takes place Thurs., Feb. 5 at Luca restaurant featuring a perfromance of Franz Peter Schubert's popular piano quintet, "The Trout."

United World Colleges seeks scholars

The United World Colleges local committee is seeking applicants to begin academic scholarships this year.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

‘Music on the Menu’ will awaken the soul

The 2014/2015 season of the “Music on the Menu” classical concert series is upon us. Presented by the Cayman Arts Festival, it will be held on Oct. 2, 2014 at Luca restaurant.

New string music program for school

Aspiring young musicians received a boost from the Cayman Arts Festival, which donated $1,000 to the string music program at George Town Primary School.

Final 13 vie for ‘Young Musician of the Year’

The 'Butterfield Young Musicians of the Year' competition is once again upon us, with 13 young hopefuls vying to take home the crown for 2014.

Final course of the season for ‘Music on the Menu’

The Cayman Arts Festival’s chamber music concert series “Music on the Menu” is back for its final presentation of the 2013/2014 season.

Cayman Arts Festival gets off to a rousing musical start

Cayman Arts Festival offers a roster of international, world-class musicians

In Focus Cayman Arts Festival opens at Governor’s House

10th annual Cayman Arts Festival - Opening Night - at the Governor’s House

 

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Winners get arts festival tickets

Two lucky people win season tickets to the Cayman Arts Festival.

Cayman Arts Festival: There’s music in the air from world-class performers

The popular Cayman Arts Festival returns, bringing world-class performers to Cayman's shores

Walkers Charity Day donates $100K plus

The Walkers Charity Day in the Cayman Islands allocated over CI$100,000 to 20 local charities and community causes

Another successful Music on the Menu

The latest in the Music on the Menu dinner series featured soprano Georgina Gatto, accompanied by Glen Inanga on piano.

Cayman’s upcoming musicians

Cayman's finest young musical talent is gathering at the Young Musician of the Year concert.

Get inspired by opera at Music on the Menu

Soprano Georgina Gatto is star of the upcoming Music on the Menu event.

Cayman Arts Festival lures top talent, pleases attendees

The Cayman Arts Festival featured the Cambridge Ensemble this year.

eXra Cayman Arts is here to bring the good stuff

Cayman Arts Festival is bringing some extra-special events to these shores.

Sharon Roulstone running in GT

Sharon Roulstone announces her candidacy in George Town.

Walkers Charity Day proves a success

In 2012 law firm Walkers has again supported several local charities with a particular focus on arts and educational opportunities for children and conservation programmes.

Cayman Youth Choir is in great voice for holiday concert

Cayman Youth Choir is taking part in a special Christmas concert on Saturday, 15 December.

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