July 17, 2018

New laws could make posting memes a punishable offense because nobody has a sense of humor anymore

By Mike Wehner From BGR Memes currently make up about 96% of the entire internet. Okay, that was a mild exaggeration, but it’s pretty obvious how much meme culture has grown in recent years. You can’t visit Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, or just about anywhere else without seeing silly viral images and videos, but European lawmakers […]

Cayman Islands: Walkers’ Art Clubs End-of-Year Student Exhibition at NGCI – Insight

Open to the public until 6 July 2018 The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) and Walkers are pleased to present a vibrant exhibition of student artwork created during six Walkers’ Art Clubs throughout the school year. The NGCI afterschool art clubs, which are kindly sponsored by Walkers, benefit approximately 100 students, ranging from […]

Exclusive Hollywood blockbuster premieres this July on HBO

A new film debuts every Saturday at 9pm AST* in the Caribbean. MIAMI, FL., June 20, 2018 – Thrill and suspense take over HBO this July with the premiere of four thrillers that will keep audiences on edge. This month’s premieres include BLADE RUNNER 2049, DUNKIRK, ATOMIC BLONDE and AMERICAN MADE. One new film premieres […]

CNBC: Disney expected to add cash to bid for Fox

From Newsmax Walt Disney Co. reportedly is preparing to add cash to its bid for the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox Inc. Comcast Corp. last week launched a $65 billion cash offer for the Fox assets, outbidding Disney. The assets include Fox’s movie studios, networks National Geographic and FX, Star TV, stakes in Sky, Endemol […]

Inside Life: “Jamaica to UK, the Reggae Revolution”

BY VINETTE K. PRYCE From Caribbean Life “Jamaica to UK, the Reggae Revolution” themes IRD’s 2018 Celebration of 50 Years of Reggae & Synergy With England. A mention of the word reggae and folks may conjure images of red, gold and green, Rastafarians, Jamaica, music, dance and maybe even scents from puffs of aromatic weed […]

Caribbean Roots Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in South Florida

From NAN News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. June 19, 2018: Plantation-born, Lauderhill, Florida raised rapper, Rapper XXXTentacion, who was born to Caribbean parents 20 years ago, was on Monday shot dead in Deerfield Beach, Florida, according to Broward County Sheriff’s Department. The rapper, born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was reportedly shopping for a motorcycle at 3671 […]

Cayman Islands’ Teri Quappé brings the short film “Interloper” to the big screen

Cayfilm (mini) is back on. It is for one night only and 5 local films will be played at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.  This is a Friday 29th June event with cocktails from 7pm and screenings starting at  8pm. Teri Quappé brings the short film “Interloper” to the big screen. Born to musicians and theater  performing parents […]

How the world came to love Glasgow School of Art

By Steve Brocklehurst From BBC When Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art building was first unveiled in 1899, the half-finished building was deeply unpopular but Glasgow and the world grew to appreciate its architectural genius. These days Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s most famous architectural creation has come to be widely loved and cherished. And there was a […]

How a street artist creates fake glowing neon lights with spray paint

By Chris Snyder From Business Insider Straker is an Australian street artist who paints unique murals that appear to light up the streets. His pieces look just like real neon signs, but they are actually 2D and created using only spray paint and a special technique that makes them pop off the wall. We spoke […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices World Ocean Day Presentation today [Sat 9] at Cayman Islands GAB Entrance Today at 12.30 pm, at the GAB entrance, Minister of Environment, the Honourable Mr Dwayne Seymour will be accepting from students of Cayman Prep & High School, Cayman International School, […]