December 14, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Road Closures for Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, Sunday 3 December The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon will be taking place this Sunday, 3 December, from 5:00AM to 11:00AM. There will be several road closures along its route. We ask that motorists and pedestrians familiarize themselves with the route (in the attached map) and closures (detailed below), […]

Caribbean films in African Diaspora International Film Festival

From New York Carib News NEW YORK (CMC) | The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) celebrates its 25th anniversary with a total of 64 films from 31 countries including 31 World, US and NY Premieres. Screenings will be held in three venues in Manhattan: Teachers College, Columbia University, Cinema Village and MIST Harlem. The […]

Harry Potter’ ebook covers

These ‘Harry Potter’ ebook covers were never released (but should have been) BY SHANNON CONNELLAN From Mashable Since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published in 1997, there have been many different covers published for J.K. Rowling’s beloved books. UK illustrator Olly Moss was commissioned by Rowling’s website Pottermore to create covers for the […]

Essential design subreddits you have to check out

From Designer Daily When working in the world of design, you often need to call upon a pool of different resources. Whether it’s to find the correct tool or maybe for some inspiration, the internet is a wonderful place to find these resources. However, given the breadth and depth of everything that’s out there on […]

Caribbean animators

Caribbean Animators Converge In Trinidad And Tobago For Animae Caribe Festival From Jamaica Gleaner Eleven Caribbean nationals, supported by the British Council, participated in this year’s Animae Caribe Animation Festival earlier this week. They attended the Animae Caribe Animation Festival in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, from November 20-25, 2017. The selected participants were chosen from […]

Cayman Islands Gimistory change of venue Tonight (Monday, 27 November 2017))

Due to the inclement weather, Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is moving the venue for Gimistory tonight(Monday, 27 November 2017). Originally set for Kaibo, the event will now will be held in North Side Community Centre at the original planned time of 7 p.m. There is a back-up venue for each Gimistory event and CNCF […]

Museum of African American History is freely digitizing home movies

By David Lumb From engadget Just make an appointment at the Washington, DC institution. Humanity has access to more data than ever before, but there’s still so much media scattered around the world that might rot away before it can be preserved. The National Museum of African American History and Culture is launching an initiative […]

This hidden gem of a game will make you want to hug your grandpa

BY JESS JOHO From Mashable The elderly rarely feature as the protagonist of a video game. I mean, it’s hard to imagine a kindly old man blasting aliens or chainsawing zombies.But the peaceful, gorgeous, easy-to-play iOS title ($4.99, also available on Google Play and Steam) Old Man’s Journey will make you rethink the kind of […]

Google figured out how to flawlessly remove stock-photo watermarks

By Mallory Locklear, From engadget But it also found a way to prevent watermark removal. Watermarks are placed on copyrighted images like stock-photos in order to keep people from using them without permission or without paying. And manually removing them requires Photoshop skills, time and being ok with the image not looking its best post-removal. […]

Calling all local Cayman Islands’ authors to be registered

Cayman Islands Public Library Service Are you a published author? If you have written and published one or more books we WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! One of the Public Library Service missions is to recognize our local authors. In addition, we want to provide our Cayman Islands communities with as much information as possible […]