November 16, 2018

Singer Charlotte Church: Press destroyed my career

LONDON (AP) — She was just 13 when Rupert Murdoch asked her to sing at his wedding. Charlotte Church was given a choice: a 100,000 pound fee, or a chance to generate good will with the media magnate by performing for free. She wanted the cash, but her record company and manager said no, it […]

Duppies demonise The Playhouse

It was a fun evening last Tuesday (15) at the Prospect Playhouse when the premier of the Indie film “Duppies” was shown. Phil Eckstein, an award winning screenplay writer, was on hand to greet the fifty plus enthusiastic audience members who attended the showing. The Playhouse is an intimate theatre and the venue was the […]

Latest ‘Call of Duty’ game breaks sales record

NEW YORK (AP) — By the third time around, it really shouldn’t be a surprise. The latest “Call of Duty” video game set a first-day sales record this week, generating $400 million in sales in its first 24 hours in stores. That breaks the record its predecessor set this time last year. “Call of Duty: […]

Duppies – Cayman’s next scary movie

Duppies (“Ghosts”) is the name of a new scary movie, shot in the Cayman Islands using local actors. It is the very first movie that Phil Eckstein, who wrote, directed, and produced the movie, has ever made. Although he has written three novels before, as well as a screenplay for last year’s Zombie Driftwood movie, […]

Marching Band wins Cayman’s Got Talent

The Mary Miller Hall was filled with hundreds of excited supporters as the final of this year’s Cayman’s Got Talent got underway Despite great performances from all the other fourteen ‘stars’ who had been selected from all Cayman’s districts during previous rounds, it was the Cayman Islands Marching Band who won, with a total of […]

The world according to Big J

Jeffrey Seymour, otherwise known as “Big J,” has been in the music business – which for him means writing and performing reggae songs, as well as Deejaying – for around 10 years. In the best tradition of reggae music, each song has a message- sometimes serious, sometimes funny, but always a thoughtful comment about life […]

Tyson takes on Caribbean

Local television host Catherine Tyson will be hitting screens all around the Caribbean from 7th November. Caribvision, channel 38 on WestStar, will be airing Catherine’s talk-variety show, ‘Lighten Up’, five times a week from Anguilla to the Virgin Islands. ‘Lighten Up’ is the first Caymanian show to be syndicated to another country and now it […]

Good Stuff is playing Mind Games

Local musician and producer, Osbert Smith aka Good Stuff, is releasing a new album with a Florida flavour titled Mind Games. Recently retired Mr. Smith was born in Belize but has spent the past 28 years living in the Cayman Islands. “I live here but I’m based in Florida where I am concentrating on recording […]

Acts on the march to semi

The Cayman Islands Marching Band were just one of the many talents on show in West Bay. They joined nine other acts who have made it through to the semi-finals of this year’s Cayman’s Got Talent. And what a show it was. Crowds were entertained by a variety of acts at Sir John A Cumber […]

Ghett Out stirs Lion Centre into frenzy

Nothing could prepare first time viewers for Ghett Out. The Lion Centre audience screamed wildly, gyrated, laughed and waved at the very first sight of Keith Ramsey also known as “Shebada”. Dressed up in old, raggedy, boxer-like, short trousers, a tight fitting, green T-shirt and a woman’s headband. The bare footed Shebada stepped out, igniting […]