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Weekender Spotlight

This edition of Weekender Spotlight is all about ... feet? Well, not exactly, but Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton does preview upcoming events including the local production of "Barefoot in the Park," the Special Needs Foundation's Barefoot Beach Gala, PAWS in the Sand and the Cayman Crisis Centre's Walk in Her Shoes.

Weekender Spotlight

Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton is cuckoo for Coco Fest, happening this Saturday at Pedro St. James. There are also must-see events at the cinema, and an early preview of an upcoming private concert featuring celebrated singer-songwriter Patty Griffin.

Weekender Spotlight

Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton has the low-down on a jazz and fashion event, plus other happenings in the Cayman Islands.

Weekender Spotlight

Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton talks Emmys, events, local DJs, Shakesepeare and more.

Beauty resolutions Complexion saviors make skin glow

This year, make a promise to yourself to use cuttinge-edge skincare products to help turn back the hands of time.
Celebrity chefs, the chefs of The Ritz-Carlton, and local and international culinary talents.

Entertainment roundup for 2015

Let's take a look back at all the fantastic events held throughout 2015, as we ring in 2016.

Opening night at The White House

The White House Restaurant, Bar, Beach Resort and Venue officially opened on Nov. 6 with great fanfare after much anticipation, and many guests in attendance.

Former local journalist bags book deal

Joe Shooman has got a book deal in the U.K. for his biography of U.S. punk band, All Time Low.

Earl La Pierre: Cayman's 'Man of Steel'

Even if you haven't heard of Earl La Pierre — you've most likely heard him ... or his music.

Summer getaways are easier than you think

Weekender rounds up some of Cayman's most popular holiday destinations.

Fashion weeks go global

Fashionistas are already beginning to prepare for designers' Spring/Summer 2016 collections, traveling to New York, London, Milan and Paris for a peek at what we'll see on the runways next year.

The tradition of Miss Cayman Islands

Weekender chats to past and present Miss Cayman Islands pageant winners.

Ten steps to the perfect smoky eye

The smoky eye is the perfect for a glamarous red carpet look. Here's a step-by-step guide to achieving this look at home.

The creativity of Caymanian jewelry

Weekender looks at five local jewelry designers

Luxury brands showcase Resort 2016 Collections

Luxury brands showcased their Resort Collections recently, meant for warmer climates during the winter months.

Hopefuls vie for Young Musician of the Year

At least eight finalists will compete to be selected as the Butterfield Young Musician of the Year on May 7 at the Prospect Playhouse.

Gealey graces Cayman Islands Fashion Week

Grace Gealey is touching down in Cayman for a couple of days to co-host Cayman Islands Fashion Week’s event “Fashion Rocks” at the Lions Centre on Saturday.

Designers reveal their Fashion Week collections

Cayman Islands Fashion Week 2015 celebrates its fifth anniversary this year, and will stage a fashion show titled “Fashion Rocks” on Saturday, April 25, at the Lions Centre, featuring various Caymanian and Caribbean designers.

Isy B. at Cayman Islands Fashion Week

Local designer Isy Obi of Isy B. will be showcasing her latest collection at Cayman Islands Fashion Week.

Randy Chollette represents Cayman in Canada

A painting by local artist Randy Chollette has been chosen to represent the Cayman Islands at the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

Randy Chollette represents Cayman in Canada

A painting by local artist Randy Chollette has been chosen to represent the Cayman Islands at the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

Gala fashions go glam in Cayman

Weekender expores the fashion trends at Cayman's galas.

Easter treats, Cayman-style

Weekender continues its series exploring how to make Cayman candies and sweets that will evoke a feeling of nostalgia. This week its peppermint candy.

Tonie Chisholm: Cayman's new 'Queen'

Newly crowned Miss Cayman, Tonie Chisholm, shares her experience of the pageant and her hopes for the future.

Barefoot Man hits the highlights

Popular local singer Barefoot Man reviews the highlights of the past year and points out what is coming up on his calendar.

Local fitness model makes two covers

Grand Cayman resident Nadine Dumas is the cover girl of two leading international magazines, “Oxygen Magazine” (Australia) and “Inside Fitness Magazine” (Canada); and has just been voted the sexiest and fittest woman of the year in Canada by "Inside Fitness."

Sea N' B on the beat

Check out the island music Sea N’ B band and you will hear the outstanding work of some of Cayman’s best musicians.

Eden Hurlston: Drumming to his own beat

Singer and musician Eden Hurlston is at the center of much that’s musical in Cayman.

New Year's Eve – raise your glasses for auld lang syne!

With New Year's Eve around the corner, the countdown begins - where should you go and what should you do to ring in 2015?

Year-end roundup with Bona Fide

Popular local band Bona Fide takes a look back at 2014.

Christmas cake: A traditional holiday treat

Ben Kallenbach, executive pastry chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, shares his recipe for a traditional Christmas cake.

Wayneroy shares highs and lows of 2014

Now flying the flag in the U.S., Cayman's own R&B star is as busy as ever.

A passion for clay 3 Girls and a Kiln

Island-inspired mobiles, hanging ornaments, bowls, birdhouses, plates and pitchers made from earthenware clay and glazed in different colors have become hallmarks of 3 Girls and a Kiln art collective.

‘Sixteen Chickens On A Trampoline’ Book charts happy chaos that comes with parenting

Faye Lippitt's book of short stories charts the happy chaos that consumed her life when she had six children, just eight years apart.

Shiver me timbers, the pirates are back in town

Cayman's national festival, Pirates Week, kicks-off this Saturday, Nov. 1, with the Pirates Landing on Cayman Brac. Weekender rounds-up some of the must attend events.

Where will you be on All Hallow’s Eve?

Halloween is lurking around the shadowy corner so Weekender has rounded up the hottest tickets on-island.

Exile provides Caribbean vibes

Exile is one of Cayman's most popular bands, playing strictly Caribbean music, including reggae, calypso, ska and Caribbean folk music

‘Mangrove Man’ inspired by world travel

Cayman based educator and conservationist, Martin Keeley, continues to expand the Marvelous Mangrove education program

Storybook inspired by author’s Cayman upbringing

First-time Caymanian author, Taura Ebanks, has written a children's storybook based on her experiences growing up in the Cayman Islands. Beautifully illustrated by another home-grown talent, Simone Scott, it takes young readers on an a journey of discovery throughout the three Islands.

Floralscapes made easy

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or just want to spruce up your front hallway, the perfect floral centerpiece can bring life to a room, creating an energetic ambiance and an eye-catching focal point.

Giving you a ‘Heads Up’
that this app is huge fun!

The "Heads Up!" app offers the madcap fun of a board game, combined with the mobility of a smartphone or tablet, turning you and your friends into lunatics for the evening.

BarkCam makes the business of doggie shots a snap!

If your dog simply won't cooperate when you want to take a picture of it, then the BarkCam app is the answer to your prayers.

Newest wedding trends in Cayman

Although we are nearing the peak of Cayman’s wedding season, many anxious brides are already well under way to planning their upcoming weddings.

Cayman reggae artist snags major gig

Local musician Stuart Wilson is gearing up to perform at "Reggae Sumfest", one of the world's largest reggae festivals.

Summer’s the theme for Ritz-Carlton arts show

New art exhibition at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, showcases new and established artistic talent

Love Culture rocking Jamaica

Stuart Wilson of the popular Cayman band Love Culture, is on the move with his music, here and in Jamaica.

Young adventurer inspires youth to aim high

Jordan Romero, the youngest person to climb Mount Everest, will be at Books & Books, Thursday, May 17

New direction for glassware artist

Local artist Kara Julian's first art exhibition is now on show at Full of Beans

Globe-trotting Barefoot off to Pacific islands

Barefoot Man is set to travel to the remote islands to play a series of gigs

Rap star J-Nez ready to roar

Local hip hop talent J-Nez has released a new single and music video

Caymanian roasted snapper an Easter treat on the table

Delicious fresh roasted snapper is a traditional Caymanian dish at Easter.

High time you discovered Hi Tide

Hi Tide has been performing in Cayman for more than 20 years, and audiences love their brand of acoustic Caribbean pop.

For splendid Cayman music, get on Swanky bandwagon

The popular Swanky Kitchen Band offers listeners a taste of traditional Caymanian folk music

Caymanian games of yesteryear

For artisans Deal Ebanks and Wray Banker, their handcrafted board games are a cultural homage to Cayman.

Hot Cross Buns are an Easter favorite

Hot cross buns are a sweet and delicious treat traditionally enjoyed at Easter.

Violinist enjoys varied career

Local three-piece band Trinity play at wide variety of venus across Cayman

A young woman’s exciting tale of dreams come true

Jamaican-bred, LA-based actress and playwrite Debra Ehrhardt brings her award-winning one-woman-show Jamaica Farewell to Cayman's Prospect Playhouse.

Bake a Simnel cake for Easter

Simnel cake is a traditional treat enjoyed over the Easter period in the U.K. Chef George Fowler, of Calypso Grill, explains how to bake one at home

Creative Caymanians Wray Banker making his mark

Artist Wray Banker has been making his mark on Cayman's art scene for some 20 yeras

A Bona Fide good time

One of Cayman’s institutions these days, the multi-styled Bona Fide, can be found playing most nights of the week somewhere on the island.

Scouting teaches lifelong skills

Scouting offers great fun for youngsters today

Jammin' in Jamaica: 24 hours in Kingston

Kingston offers lots of sightseeing opportunities, even if you have just a few hours to spare

Seasonal makeup trends: Fresh, radiant and feminine

Global cosmetic giant MAC shares upcoming trends for spring summer 2014

Sweet, spacey and inventive: Moon Honey has island link

Caymanian Andrew B. Martin's band is carving a niche for itself in the U.S.

Healthy eating: Miso salmon filet

Icoa Fine Foods shares two delicious healthy recipes

Healthy eating Superfood salads, gluten free

Try these delicious, quick and easy, healthy salad recipes

Healthy eating Meatless dishes packed with taste

These delicious healthy recipes are packed with nutritional value and are bound to make healthy eating a breeze

Flowers-penned film gets BAFTA nod

Local screen writer and director Frank E. Flowers' work has been nominated for a BAFTA award.

Sound work from visual DJ

DVJ Carter wins Lo Maximo Production's prestigious award

Chic Cayman fragrances

Caymanian Ted Green's fragrances, Banana Orchid and Fifteen O Three, evoke the Cayman Islands

Wayneroy tours, records in US

Local R&B singer, Wayneroy, has been pursuing a record deal in the U.S. this year.

A day in the life Chris Mann reflects on art

Weekender visits the studio of local artist Chris Mann

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