September 21, 2017

Butterfield’s Young Musicians visit Juilliard

(Grand Cayman – 20 September 2017) The 2017 and 2016 winners of Butterfield’s Young Musician of the Year competition were treated to a trip to New York City to visit The Juilliard School as part of their prizes. Marcos Bertran, the 2017 winner, plays the Alto Saxophone and Daniela Granados, 2016’s winner, plays the flute. […]

The ‘world’s first’ sand hostel is accommodation made of well, you can guess

BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable At this place, the last thing you can do is complain about the sand in your shoes. The world’s first sand hostel has opened up on the beaches of the Gold Coast, Australia, allowing guests to stay over and admire the sand beneath their toes. Uh, did we mention there’s […]

Leonardo DiCaprio announces $20m deal for environmental grants

By Celebretainment From Journal Review Leonardo DiCaprio has awarded $20 million in grants through his environmental foundation. The Academy Award-winning actor – who founded The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation in 1998 – has announced that the eye-watering sum is to be spread across more than 100 organizations that are committed to environmental sustainability. Speaking at a […]

Cayman Drama Society: Cambridge Tour – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Cayman Drama Society (“CDS”) is delighted to announce that they will be hosting the Cambridge University American Stage Tour (“CAST”) for their second visit to the Cayman Islands. CAST was established under the patronage of Dame Judi Dench in 2000 and is one of the major international theatre tours of Cambridge University. It aims […]

HBO renews “The Deuce” for a second season

HBO renews drama series The Deuce for a second season. Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon (HBO’s The Wire), the new series starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal began its eight-episode season on Sunday, September 17. New episodes can be seen every Sunday night. The Deuce follows the rise of the porn culture in […]

It’s happened, someone’s made a hairy belly waist pouch you can wear around town

BY VICTORIA HO From Mashable You don’t need to suck in that gut anymore, because now you can wear it proudly out of your shirt. The Dadbag is a fanny pack (or bum bag, depending on where you’re from) that looks like a hairy belly sticking out from under your t-shirt. Made by London-based art […]

HBO receives 29 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network or platform this year

“Big Little Lies,” “VEEP” and “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” were among the night’s biggest winners. MIAMI, FL., September 18, 2017 – HBO received 29 Primetime Emmy® Awards, the most of any network or platform for the 16th consecutive year in a row, in the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards competition. Big Little Lies […]

Artist lifted by 20,000 balloons

This fearless artist was lifted by 20,000 balloons for 9 hours BY SHANNON CONNELLAN From Mashable What does an extreme fear of happiness look like? If you just pictured 20,000 party balloons lifting a human from the ground, you might be on the money. Performed over nine hours on Sunday at the Sydney Opera House, […]

The myth of ugly design

By Andrew McDermott From Web Design Depot Have you heard the dangerous lie that’s going around? It goes like this: “Design isn’tthat important. I have an ugly site and it sells like crazy. It outperforms the ‘well designed’ site I used to have.” This horrible myth is perpetuated by marketers. They tell us… Ugly sites […]

Cayman Islands: Dear Diary…a modern art approach to journaling

Gordon & Alta Solomon Exhibition via  What do artist do in their free time? That could have a million different answers, but the upcoming show for couple Gordon & Alta Solomon takes a brief peep into a private moment during their “parental break” in the summer of 2016; while still living in Grand Cayman. After […]