September 21, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Cayman Islands Labour and Pensions closing early The Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) would like to notify the public that their office will close at 12:30 p.m. this Friday (22 September 2017), to facilitate a staff meeting. The DLP will resume normal business hours on Monday, 25 September 2017. DLP staff apologise for […]

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 […]

Best celebrity Emmy looks

The 33 best — and worst — celebrity looks at the Emmys Part1 By Chloe Pantazi, INSIDER From Business Insider Celebrities turned up to the Emmys in style.Frazer Harrison/Getty Images and Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards are a monumental event in the entertainment world, honoring the best TV performances of the year. For […]

Hammock Camping Infographic Part 1

Tired of the same old camping routine? Or maybe you’ve started to see some flaws in your regular camping set up that might be solved by changing things up a little bit? Sounds like you might need to give hammock camping a go. There are ton of reasons why hanging out in a hammock totally […]

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 […]

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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 […]

De Niro: Help rebuild Barbuda paradise destroyed by Irma

BY EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press From Myrtle Beach Online Two-time Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro came to the United Nations on Monday to appeal to all countries and organizations to help rebuild the devastated Caribbean island of Barbuda and ensure that “paradise is not lost.” De Niro spoke at a hastily called meeting on […]