February 26, 2020

Annual survey of breeding turtles at the Cayman Turtle Centre

The mature turtles of the Cayman Turtle Centre’s Breeder Pond mate and lay their eggs in the sandy “beach” area at the pond side, during their nesting season which lasts from April through to November. These turtles are all very important to the Centre’s conservation programmes, and great care is taken to ensure that they […]

Cayman Drama Society: Noises Off auditions, summer camps on sale, The Illusion playing!

From Cayman Drama Society THE ILLUSION – get your tickets, only two weekends left! BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW BY CLICKING HERE!CLICK HERE FOR THE PROMO VID! AUDITIONS – NOISES OFF by Michael Frayn Called “the funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors slamming, on and offstage […]

An enthralling “Illusion”

“The Illusion” really is an enthralling illusion The latest play being performed by the Cayman Drama Society at The Prospect Playhouse is Tony Kushner’s “The Illusion”. Whilst I am familiar with most of Kushner’s work, eg. ”Angels in America” (that won him the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993) and various screenplays, eg. “Lincoln”, I […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Social Work Month to Focus on Awareness Raising CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) will be highlighting the far-reaching impact of social workers this March. Social Work Month 2020’s theme is “Social Workers Generations Strong,” and will be reinforced by the following DCFS events: ■ Sunday, 1 – Social Work Month Thanksgiving […]

Papier-mâché lampshades

Recycling paper into papier-mâché lampshades Maggie Cai and Grant Tyler Feb 3, 2020, 7:22 PM Maja Petek is an artist from Slovenia. She creates home-decor items like lampshades using recycled objects and natural materials. The base material for all these pieces is paper, which she recycles by turning it into a pulp and molding it into lampshades.  Following […]

Violence forces Haiti to cancel Carnival

By Chandler Thornton From CNN (CNN)Haiti’s biggest celebration of the year, Carnival, has been canceled after deadly protests and gunfire interrupted the first day of festivities in Port-au-Prince, leaving at least one person dead.Haiti’s vibrant Carnival draws thousands every year for mass celebrations. But the three-day festival was cut short after gunshots were heard and people […]

Martin: Messiah Netflix Series—Who do you say he is?

By Melissa Martin Will he “convert you or con you?” the 10 episode series trailer for “Messiah” asks, but does not answer. The Netflix series “Messiah” produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey is sparking discussion and debate. Like most films about faith, Messiah raises thought-provoking questions. Is he a prophet, the returning Jesus, or the anti-Christ? […]

Cayman Arts Festival 2020: A Retrospective

This is a documentary about the Cayman Arts Festival, its history, its various programmes, and its vision for the future. CAF 2020: A Retrospective premiered as an event in the 2020 Cayman Arts Festival on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the Camana Bay Movie Theaters.

Cayman: Applications sought for Island Heritage’s CharityDrive

Grand Cayman, 24 February 2020- Applications are now being accepted for Island Heritage Insurance Company, Ltd.’s CharityDrive. This year the popular charitable event is set for the 5th, 6th and 7th of May. Island Heritage will donate CI $10,000 each to three local charities. One of the charities selected will also have the opportunity to […]

Cayman: Red Sky At Night sets the stage for an explosion of local talent

There aren’t many places in Cayman where one can find four sound stages offering an eclectic mix of musical performances, drama, theatre, poetry, fashion, dance and film for six hours. However, each year the Red Sky At Night multi-cultural arts fair presents multiple stages for local artistes and performers to showcase their talents while surrounded […]