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‘One White, One Black’ lauded by audiences

'One White, One Black', a play written by Cayman’s Frank McField, was recently showcased at the Harquail Theatre and Cayman Cabana. It opened on 15...

Spirited away to the wonderful world of Oz

On Saturday at the Harquail Theatre, dance and fitness studio Quinntessential Movement will be presenting a pole and aerial theatre production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’.

‘Rundown’ returns to the Harquail

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...

Godfather of Punk!

Iconic Stooges frontman Iggy Pop may not be particularly tall in stature, but when it comes to stage presence, he carries a very big...

National Arts & Culture Awards recipients announced

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...

Riotous ‘Rundown’ returns

It is ‘Rundown’ time again! Cayman’s hilarious comedy show is back for its 27th season with the usual disclaimer: ‘If you don’t laugh, sue...

Voices for Hospices set to hit the stage

Singrays a capella group is among the performers appearing at Voices Around the World, with shows on Thursday and Friday at the Harquail Theatre.

West Bay beauty crowned Miss World Cayman

Jaci Patrick of West Bay, seated, was named Miss World Cayman during the Saturday evening pageant at the Harquail Theatre.

CARIFESTA acts highlighted at Harquail

The Caymankind spirit for which the Cayman Islands is known will soon be on full display as the largest-ever Cayman contingent shares its talents and expertise with its Caribbean neighbours.

IN FOCUS: Cayman’s talent on show

The 18th Talent Exposition of the Arts, organised by JC Connor, founder and CEO of the Cayman Islands Self Help Foundation, showcased a variety of new and returning talent at the Harquail Theatre on Sunday, 30 June.

Centre Pointe presents ‘Legally Blonde JR.’

As the 2018/19 dance year draws to a close, the senior performing arts students at Centre Pointe Dance Studio are delighted to present the award-winning ‘Legally Blonde The Musical JR.’ at the Harquail Theatre on 21 and 22 June.

‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang JR.’ takes flight

Excitement is building for the young cast from Musicians Ltd. School of Music and Performing Arts as they prepare for their eighth annual production, starting on Friday at the Harquail Theatre.

Cayman to send 50 artists to CARIFESTA in Trinidad and Tobago

Performers, artists and artisans are gearing up for the 14th iteration of CARIFESTA taking place in Trinidad and Tobago, 16-25 Aug.

‘Wonderland’ production soars to new heights

The Quinntessential Movement company is excited to present ‘Wonderland’, Cayman’s first pole and aerial theatre production, happening at the Harquail Theatre on April 13.

Cultural Foundation brings one-man show to Cayman

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.

‘Fiesta’ at Harquail Theatre

Quiana Erb dances on the Harquail Theatre stage as part of the ‘Fiesta’ concert last Sunday. The Cayman National Orchestra, conducted by Musical Director Jonathan Taylor, performed a repertoire spanning Spanish and Latin American music.

National Arts and Culture Awards celebrates contributors

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.

‘Moon on a Rainbow Shawl’ at Harquail Theatre

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.

Woodman-Bodden crowned Miss World Cayman

Kelsie Woodman-Bodden, a 22-year-old accountant, won the Miss World Cayman title at the Harquail Theatre Saturday night.

Miss World Cayman contestants prepare for pageant Saturday

Miss World Cayman Islands contestants have spent the last several weeks getting ready for this year’s pageant, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Harquail Theatre.

Four contestants vying to wear Miss World Cayman crown

Four contestants will compete in the Miss World Cayman pageant later this month, according to organizers.

‘Layers of Self’ dance production

The magic of dance has been appreciated by audiences for hundreds of years, whether around a fire on the beach, or on the stage in cities like New York, London and Paris.

Talent Xposition highlights Cayman’s young talent

The 17th Annual Xposition of the Performing Arts, organized by JC Connor of the Cayman Islands Self Help Foundation, was held on June 24 at the Harquail Theatre.

Broadway designer’s art on display

The sketches, paintings and design drawings on display at the Harquail Theatre take Henry Muttoo back to his youth.

Police service welcomes new graduating class of recruits

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service celebrated the graduation of its newest recruit class on Thursday. The nine new officers will be moving directly from training to operational duty.

Xposition of the Arts highlights local talent

The Tony Awards, held on June 10 at Radio City Music Hall, emphasized the importance of encouraging young talent to express themselves on the stage. Parkland School’s drama teacher Melody Herzfeld was honored at the ceremony, and students from her class performed “Seasons of Love” to a standing ovation from Broadway’s elite.

Cayman students tackle ‘Annie Jr.’

With just a week to go before the curtain rises for the opening night of “Annie Jr.” at the Harquail Theatre, excitement is building for the young cast from Musicians Ltd School of Music and Performing Arts.

‘Rundown’ returns to Harquail with more belly laughs

“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.
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OBMI celebrates 50th anniversary in the Cayman Islands

Cayman architecture and interior design firm OBMI celebrated its 50th anniversary with nearly 100 industry representatives at Hemingways restaurant last week.

In Focus: Red Sky at Night

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 artists to take center stage at Harquail

Cayman’s arts community is taking the time to recognize some of its most talented artists.

The Last Internationale Plays the Harquail

The Last Internationale rocked the Harquail Theatre Saturday night in an effort to raise funds for the Cayman Islands Breast Cancer Foundation.

Rock band to headline breast cancer concert

The Last Internationale’s Delila Paz and Edgey Pires will be playing in Cayman on Feb. 10 at the Harquail Theatre, seeking to help the Breast Cancer Foundation fund its annual $200,000 operating budget.

New York rock band to headline Breast Cancer Foundation concert

New York alternative rock outfit The Last Internationale will stage a Feb. 10 benefit concert for Cayman’s Breast Cancer Foundation at the Harquail Theatre, seeking to help the charity fund its annual $200,000 operating budget.

From the runway to de road: Swanky launches CayMAS designs

The Cayman carnival spirit took on a New York City flare last weekend for the Swanky International Band Launch.

National Choir and Orchestra Christmas Spectacular

The Cayman National Choir and Cayman National Orchestra are presenting their Christmas Spectacular at the Harquail Theatre on Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

Spectacular Christmas concerts coming up

The Cayman National Choir and Cayman National Orchestra will present a Christmas Spectacular at the Harquail Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children.

Voices for Hospices comes to Harquail Theatre

Lights, camera, action! Cayman HospiceCare will once again entertain the Cayman community with Voices for Hospices on Oct. 13 and 14 at the Harquail Theatre.

Cayman’s artists show off talent ahead of Barbados festival

Cayman’s actors, musicians and dancers performed on the Harquail Theatre stage over the weekend for a three-day showcase of the upcoming Caribbean Festival of Arts in Barbados.

Talent on display at Exposition of the Arts

The new Self-Help Community Foundation presented its 16th Annual Talent Exposition of the Arts last month at the Harquail Theatre. The event offered an eclectic and impressive mix of rising young gifted performers, making the night a very successful one in the eyes of those who attended.

Cayman’s top youth filmmakers showcase works

Eight young filmmakers were chosen as finalists out of 30 contestants who participated in the Young Image Makers competition, presented by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation.

Youth put culture on display

On Saturday evening I had the fortune to attend the "Dream, Sparkle and Shine" performing arts showcase at the Harquail Theatre, laid on by the Spark! School of Music.

Harquail Theatre hosts ‘Into the Woods JR.’

It is now time for the curtain to rise on the opening night of “Into the Woods JR.,” presented by the Musicians Ltd School of Music and Performing Arts. With only four performances on the schedule, you should grab your tickets before they sell out.

Indian High Commissioner on courtesy visit

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.

2016’s social whirlwind

For such a small island, Cayman has an action-packed annual community social calendar. This year was a busy one. From fun runs to music events to glitzy galas, there was something for everyone in 2016. Here’s a roundup of some of the year’s notable events.

Lecturers to address discrimination, domestic abuse

Two visiting professors will speak on the subjects of gender discrimination and domestic violence next week at the Harquail Theatre. Verene Shepherd and Dalea Bean will be speaking as part of the University of the West Indies Open Campus’s Roaming Professors Series.

‘Collected Stories’ at Harquail

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.

Schools to receive arts and culture journal

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.

Celebrated tenor and friends perform this weekend

Music lovers have two chances to see Steve Higgins & Friends perform this weekend. They will be at the Savannah United Church on Saturday for the “Sacred Celebration 2016” and at the Harquail Theatre on Sunday night for “Love in The Summer Time!”

Young at Arts performers stage ‘Isabel’

Lines have been memorized, staging has been blocked, lights are in place and the stage is set for the production of “Isabel,” scheduled to run from Aug. 5-7.

15th Annual Xposition of Arts showcases local and overseas talent

For the first time in its history, this year’s annual Talent Xposition of the Arts, being presented on Sunday, will showcase overseas performers and artists alongside a host of local talent.

Lip sync event at Harquail Theatre

Lip sync competitions were a big deal a few decades ago, and then they quietened down for a while.

Student filmmakers to walk red carpet

After a lot of nail-biting and creative juices flowing, the big night is finally approaching. The Young Image Makers Red Carpet Premiere will take place...

John Lemuel Hurlston releases memoir: ‘A Life That Counts’

art autobiography, history tome and political memoir, “A Life That Counts” by first-time author, former Chief Secretary and former Deputy Governor John Lemuel Hurlston will be available from Book Nook and Books & Books from June 10.

‘Rundown’ cast surprises shoppers

The cast and director of Cayman’s comedy revue ‘Rundown’ surprise lunchtime shoppers at Foster’s at the Strand on Tuesday.

‘Mummeh Mia!’ musical coming to Harquail Theatre

The Sunrise Adult Training Centre’s spring concert, “Mummeh Mia!: The Barcadere Beckons” will be taking place at the Harquail Theatre on May 18.

Run down to Harquail Theatre for comedy revue

Cayman audiences can expect another hilarious serving of “Rundown” beginning May 12 at the Harquail Theatre.

Competition to mark Harquail anniversary draws in youngsters

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.

(PHOTOS) Red Sky at Night

Hundreds turned out for the Red Sky at Night arts and music festival at the Harquail Theatre on Saturday night.

Cayfest 2016: Artistic delights

Two decades since the beginning of Cayfest, the National Festival of the Arts promises to highlight everything the public loves about the local arts scene. Evolved from a lineup of past events like Chalk Fest, Music Unplugged, Dance Vibes and Café Cayman, an integrative festival over the course of three days has emerged, and for the first time features local and international Grammy award-winning talent.

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