September 16, 2019

That olde cat look

    By Joan Wilson     Why do I think of you Every time I see a cat? Is it because you’re so warm and friendly And more so as a matter of fact?   Your hair is always combed so nicely Your clothes are styled just right   Your words are softly spoken […]

Underwater Dog Photographer Helping Shelter Pets

By Eve Becker, TAILS contributor Pet photographer Seth Casteel enjoys the unexpected. And that’s a good thing, since his photos of dogs—taken as he plays underwater with them—have become a viral overnight success. Casteel’s underwater photos reveal surprising emotions: a Labrador Retriever menacingly bares his teeth, a Bulldog looks wide-eyed in astonishment, and a Border […]

Anansesem September 2012 Issue: Call for Submissions

Deadline: August 25, 2012 Anansesem Caribbean children’s ezine is now accepting submissions for our September 2012 issue. Adults, we are looking for poems, art, nonfiction articles and stories that Caribbean children will enjoy and relate to. Although Caribbean writers and artists are given first preference, you absolutely don’t have to be from the Caribbean to […]

Learn About Film Production Schools

By Brittany Baker Film production is an exciting field that’s an excellent fit for creative students who want to explore a visual medium. Many film schools are extremely competitive when it comes to applications and only accept a few applicants per semester or school year. It is important to note that outside work matters greatly […]

Getting Creative in Brac Art

As part of their 2012 Summer Programme, the National Gallery recently hosted the annual Summer Art Camp in Cayman Brac at the Heritage House. Children of all ages came together for a full day of creative expression with music, performance, face painting and fine art activities. Led by artists Nasaria and Randy Chollette, with support […]

Marvin Hamlisch, composer of The Sting and A Chorus Line, dies aged 68

The composer Marvin Hamlisch, who wrote the scores for films and shows including The Sting and A Chorus Line, has died in Los Angeles, aged 68. Family spokesman Jason Lee said the musician died on Monday after a brief illness. Hamlisch wrote more than 40 film scores including his Oscar-winning score and title song for […]

An Artful Education

Young Caymanian artists and university students, Leanna Lewis and Rachelle Rivers, are expanding their artistic horizons this summer, as they take advantage of the National Gallery’s Summer of Art internship to gain valuable work experience. This is the second time participating in the internship programme at the National Gallery for Lewis, who is 20 years […]

2012 Backscatter Grand Cayman Digital Shootout Was a Photographer’s Dream

The 2012 Backscatter Digital Shootout was not to be missed. Held June 16-23 at the Little Cayman Beach Resort, Scuba Diving Magazine‘s photo editor, Katy Danca Galli, dubbed it the “ultimate summer camp for for underwater photography nuts” and blogged about her experiences. With workshops, hands-on instruction, gear demos and more, the event was an underwater photog’s […]

National Gallery: Kids CineClub

National Gallery/Seafarers Association event July 19th 2012

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands are presenting an “In conversation” evening with members of the Cayman islands Seafarers Association. The Seafarer’s will share their first-hand accounts of life at life and to celebrate our maritime heritage. The event will take place inside the new Founded Upon the Seas exhibition, in the NGCI’s Lower […]