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After a self-imposed quarantine in 2020, due to the global pandemic, 'Rundown' has returned in 2021 to spread laughter, not COVID. Produced by the Cayman...
There is no question that performers and entertainers have been hard hit by the pandemic. Stage productions, concerts and other shows were postponed or cancelled...
Twelve of Cayman’s cultural practitioners and preservationists will be honoured for their contribution to the country’s arts and cultural legacy at the Cayman National...
'Mind’s Eye', the historic home of Caymanian visionary artist Gladwyn 'Miss Lassie' Bush, is currently undergoing some maintenance, according to the Cayman National Cultural Foundation.
The Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s Cayfest celebration of all things arts and culture continues with Dress For Culture Day
Seven of Cayman’s cultural practitioners and preservationists were honoured for their contribution to the country’s arts and historical legacy at the Cayman National Cultural...
Cayman’s plan for a single carnival parade has now reverted to two separate events.
In the 1960s, artist Bendel Hydes was painting images of Cayman homesteads, often with a touch of impressionistic foliage on the edges. By the...
A retrospective exhibit of work by Bendel Hydes, often referred to as the father of Cayman art, opens on Friday, 11 Oct., at the...
The Cayman National Cultural Foundation participated in the 2019 Americas Cultural Summit in Buenos Aires late last month.
Performers, artists and artisans are gearing up for the 14th iteration of CARIFESTA taking place in Trinidad and Tobago, 16-25 Aug.
Supporters of the Cayman National Cultural Foundation were out in force Tuesday morning for the first day of the Island Heritage CharityDrive, which raises funds for three separate charities over three days.
Next year, instead of two separate carnivals staged a couple of weeks apart, the Batabano and CayMAS parades will be held on the same day, the government announced on Friday.
Island Heritage Insurance is gearing up for its annual CharityDrive, set this year for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
The Cayman National Cultural Foundation is bringing ‘The World is My Home – The Life of Paul Robeson’ to Cayman for a three-night only performance this weekend at the Harquail Theatre.
The Cayman Islands chapter of 100+ Women Who Care selected Jasmine (formerly Cayman HospiceCare) to receive the group’s collective donation of more than $12,500 at its March meeting.
The Cayman National Cultural Foundation rescheduled its Red Sky at Night for March 23 due to poor weather on Saturday.
The Cayman National Cultural Foundation has rescheduled Saturday’s Red Sky at Night due to inclement weather. The event will now be held on Saturday, March 23.
Cayman will celebrate all things arts and culture at the seventh annual Red Sky At Night multi-cultural arts fair, presented by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation.
Last week’s National Arts and Culture Awards, hosted by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation and held at the Harquail Theatre, recognized those who have attained a level of merit in their artistic discipline, and who have contributed to the arts, culture and heritage of the Cayman Islands.
Cayman National Cultural Foundation hopes sprucing up Miss Lassie’s old house will get people in the spirit of Christmas and keep Cayman traditions alive.
The Cayman Islands International Storytelling Festival, Gimistory, is being revamped to return in 2019/20 but in its place this year, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation will present the traveling Cayman Christmas Comedy Show.
The team at the Cayman National Cultural Foundation is putting the finishing touches on its latest production, “Moon On A Rainbow Shawl” – an Obie Award-winning play by Trinidadian actor and playwright Errol John.
A double album featuring popular traditional Cayman groups, the Cayman Islands Folk Singers and the North Side Kitchen Band, will be released next week.
The sketches, paintings and design drawings on display at the Harquail Theatre take Henry Muttoo back to his youth.
The KAABOO Cayman festival has announced plans to donate some of its proceeds to local nonprofit agencies on the island.
“Rundown,” the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s annual comedy revue, returns to the Harquail Theatre for its 26th season starting on April 26 and running through May 13.
Artists, storytellers, singers, musicians, cooks, dancers, astronomers, jewelry makers and young entrepreneurs were among the many talented individuals at the Harquail Theatre grounds Saturday for the annual Red Sky at Night.
Cayman’s businesses and schools celebrated “Dress for Culture Day” Friday, the annual fundraiser hosted by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation.
It’s that time of year again when Cayman celebrates all things arts and culture at the sixth annual Red Sky At Night fair, presented by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation as part of Cayfest, the country’s National Festival of the Arts.
Organizers of the annual “Dress for Culture Day” are inviting schools, businesses and individuals across the Cayman Islands to get creative and display their homeland pride and cultural attire Friday.
Cayman’s arts community is taking the time to recognize some of its most talented artists.
Established in 1998, Gimistory International Storytelling Festival is presented by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation as a free event for the community and is made possible by the generous support of local businesses.
The Cayman National Cultural Foundation is looking for seven fish fry vendors to participate in the Gimistory 2017 district fish fry competition.
Local audiences will get a sneak preview this weekend of the program Cayman is taking to the Caribbean Festival of the Arts in Barbados next month. Cayman will be sending 36 delegates to Barbados on Aug. 17-28.
Lovers of music, dance, acting, visual arts, literature and fashion should head to the Harquail Theatre on the July 28 weekend for three fantastic performances at the CARIFESTA Showcase.
A new exhibition, “Mediating Self – Identity and the Body,” is on display at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands.
Two “national treasures” of the Cayman Islands, Gladwyn “Miss Lassie” Bush and “Aunt” Julia Hydes, will be recognized with specially crafted headstones to mark their graves. Premier Alden McLaughlin, as Cayman’s culture minister, handed over a $24,000 check for the headstones to the Cayman National Cultural Foundation.
Do you know a budding young filmmaker? Register them for the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s Young Image Makers workshop, kicking off next month.
The F.J. Harquail Cultural Centre, tucked in the midst of color-saturated trees and shining lakes, will be transformed on Feb. 25 from 4 p.m.-midnight for the fifth annual Red Sky at Night, a multidisciplinary, multicultural art fair.
The Cayman National Cultural Foundation on Friday will unveil local artist Horacio Esteban’s latest collection “Ce’Da’Art.”
The High Commissioner of India visited the Cayman Islands last week, where he held meetings with Governor Helen Kilpatrick, Acting Premier Moses Kirkconnell, Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton and other Cabinet members.
The Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s much anticipated annual signature event, “Gimistory,” is set to be even bigger and better than ever. Launching the event this year will be a fundraiser: The Tradewinds’ Cayman Reunion Concert on Saturday at Tiki Beach.
The Cayman National Cultural Foundation proudly presents “Collected Stories” – by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies – about the relationship between a famous writer and her protégé-turned-friend.
The latest volume of the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s arts and culture publication is being distributed to all Cayman schools. The latest volume of “Foundation, the Arts & Culture Journal of the Cayman Islands,” the fourth to be published, features the Sister Islands, covering the years from early settlement to modern-day.
Summertime in the North story time will take place on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the North Side Library, featuring special guests North Side MLA Ezzard Miller and Virginia Foster, education officer, librarian and grants and awards committee secretary for the Cayman National Cultural Foundation.
Gladwyn K. “Lassie” Bush, pictured in this photo taken in the mid-1980s in her home along South Sound road, began painting at the age of 62, after what she describes as a visionary experience.
Aspiring actors, dancers and musicians are invited to audition for Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s Young at Arts Summer Theatre Arts Intensive, which trains young artists in the practical disciplines of performing arts.
A group of 12 budding young filmmakers have made it to “take 2” of the Young Image Makers Short Film Competition.
An a capella group, a music therapy program, a writer, moviemakers and a school string ensemble have received grants for the arts from the Cayman National Cultural Foundation.
Budding young artists from both government and private schools were asked to call on their creative muse and submit up to two of their best visual arts pieces for selection in a recent nationwide competition for 6 to 18 year-olds.
A Cabinet-appointed steering committee of public and private stakeholders is helping to development Cayman’s first National Culture and Heritage Policy and Strategic Plan.
The Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s National Arts and Culture Awards recognized 21 individuals at the Harquail Theatre last week.
As a thatch artisan who participated in various cultural events in Cayman Brac, Vinola Ebanks will be remembered for her spirit of dancing and the preservation of Caymanian cultural heritage.
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Cayman National Bank’s old-fashioned “Home for Christmas” was an evening of yuletide merriment and festive fare for those attending the Tuesday evening event.
Family and friends gathered Saturday to remember Julia Hydes, Cayman's oldest resident, who passed away Nov. 30.
Cayman Islands cultural icon Julia Almeria Hydes passed away Monday morning. The legendary folk musician, known to many as “Aunt Julia,” was 106 and Cayman’s oldest citizen. The drum player and songwriter would have turned 107 in January.
After nearly 25 years, 'The Fallen Angel & The Devil Concubine' returns to the Harquail Theatre stage, as part of its 30th anniversary celebration.
Gimistory, Cayman’s annual storytelling festival and one of the perennial highlights on the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s calendar, will not be held this year.
The University College of the Cayman Islands celebrated the academic achievements of the class of 2015 at a commencement ceremony on Thursday.
The F. J. Harquail Cultural Centre celebrates its 30th anniversary next year, so we take a look back at its beginnings and how it has grown into a vitally important promoter of the arts and Caymanian culture.
The Harquail Theatre will be staging three plays in November and December, kicking off its 30th anniversary celebration.
"Apostle 13 and the Disciple of Demons" will be staged at St. George's Anglican Church on Oct. 22-25, and at the Prospect Playhouse on Nov. 9.
Young filmmakers have a great opportunity to sign up for free courses with the CNCF, starting this Saturday and going through the month of October.
Following auditions last month, the Cayman Islands Folk Singers group has seven new members.
The Cayman Islands Folk Singers will be holding auditions for new members this week.
Award-winning artist David Bridgeman has donated two works to the permanent collection of the National Gallery.
Caymanian artist Horacio Esteban shares what he learned from taking part in the recent "Inter-island Artist Lock-In" in Jersey.