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iNews b taxisignageLondon’s black cabs become moving traffic billboards

By Jamie Rigg from engadget

Black cabs are being fitted with digital signage that broadcasts traffic warnings.

Driving around London can be nightmarish at the best of times, but no more so than when you end up sandwiched in an inescapable gridlock. Transport for London’s latest tech trial is hoping to make journeys though the capital that bit more pleasant, by using taxi-top signage that tells nearby vehicles where to avoid. Kicking off last December, the six-month experiment sees 200 of London’s finest black cabs fitted with digital advertising boards that also broadcast live traffic warnings. For now they’re able to give you a heads-up on delays in up to London 50 areas, but should the signage be more widely deployed, the idea is to provide richer, real-time updates on congestion as traffic jams are taking shape. Whether we can get our Uber drivers to take the cautionary advice on board? Probably not.

For more: http://www.engadget.com/2015/12/07/london-black-cab-traffic-signage/

 

On-demand webinar: Ericsson’s latest IoT solutions for smart homes and cities

IoT (Internet of Things) is quickly emerging as a very significant agent of transformation as it blends the physical and digital worlds. In the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, 28 billion connected devices are forecasted by the year 2021, more than half of which are M2M and IoT connections.

Numerous studies have identified the potential and value of IoT to society, with smart cities and connected homes, including consumer devices, making up as much that value.

During this on-demand webinar, available starting January 7, 2016, discover how Ericsson’s latest IoT solutions are driving industry innovations in smart cities and connected homes.

 

Six arrested for Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the Intent to Supply

Thursday, 07 January 2016 09:42

“DANGEROUS DRUGS ARREST – GRAND BAHAMA”

Police in Grand Bahama have in their custody six males, four Bahamian and two Jamaican Nationals for Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the Intent to Supply.

Reports are that on Wednesday 6th January 2016 shortly after 4:00pm, Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant on a home located in Freeport, where they discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana. All six males were arrested and taken into police custody.

Police are actively investigating this matter.

CRIME PREVENTION TIP:

This coming year let us resolve within ourselves to do our best to end Domestic Violence. The capacity to recognize and respond to the things that matter to the other person in a calm, non-defensive and respectful way and a readiness to forgive and forget is the first step to resolving conflict. How we handle our anger and how we deal with other people who are angry, can make the difference between managing conflict effectively and having conflict end in violence.

WALK AWAY AND LIVE TO SEE ANOTHER DAY.

SOURCE: http://www.bahamaislandsinfo.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23029:six-arrested-for-possession-of-dangerous-drugs-with-the-intent-to-supply&catid=92:police-reports&Itemid=211

 

Cayman Islands Grand Court Jurors Reporting Time Update

The Grand Court jury report time (not the date) has been changed. The date remains the same.

All Grand Court Jurors who are in the 13 JANUARY – 5 APRIL 2016 session, please be advised that the report time on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 has been changed. You are now to report for jury duty on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 at 2:00 pm instead of 9:00 am.

Please note: This notice does not affect those 7 jurors currently sitting on the trial and must attend court as directed by the Judge.

Please call the Jury Information line at 945-5072 for the most up-to-date information.

 

Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels Annual Coin Collection Drive

Please note that the Meals on wheels Coin Collection drive will be held this year a little later on May 27th and 28th. volunteers will be outside all supermarkets on the island as well as Kirks Home Centre and AL Thompsons hardware. for those companies that see heavy traffic i.e. banks, collection boxes will be available for that week.

For more information please don’t hesitate to call

Pat Bazell-Taylor
916-6249

 

British Airways Nassau / Grand Cayman Aircraft Changes from July 2016
By JL From Airline Route
British Airways starting 01JUL16 is increasing capacity on London Heathrow – Nassau – Grand Cayman route, as the airline plans to operate 3-class Boeing 777-200ER aircraft, instead of 767-300ER.
The airline operates this route 4 times a week.
BA253 LHR1030 – 1450NAS1605 – 1640GCM 777 57
BA253 LHR1035 – 1450NAS1605 – 1640GCM 777 1
BA253 LHR1045 – 1505NAS1605 – 1640GCM 777 3
BA252 GCM1830 – 2100NAS2225 – 1200+1LHR 777 57
BA252 GCM1830 – 2100NAS2230 – 1205+1LHR 777 13
For more: http://airlineroute.net/2015/11/23/ba-nasgcm-jul16/

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

SUN JAN 10 – SUN JAN 17

West Bay Wesleyan Holiness Church Revival Services

The West Bay Wesleyan Holiness Church invites you to REVIVAL SERVICES with Guest Speaker, Rev. Sidney Grant , Sunday — Sunday (10 — 17 Jan)

 

WED JAN 13

Bookends Club

The Bookends Club meets on Wednesday (13 Jan) at 630pm at Books and Books.

THU JAN 14

Introduction to Cayman Islands Business Environment
When
14 Jan 2016
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Location
To Be Determined
Spaces left
40
Registration
CISPA Member – CI$100.00 (KYD)
Non-Member – CI$125.00 (KYD)
Develop knowledge, skill and understanding of the general legal framework and of specific legal areas relating to business. This an entry-level course is for persons who are new to financial services in the Cayman Islands, and covers a range of specific legal areas relating to various aspects of business of most concern to accounting and finance professionals.
Participants will learn to:
Describe and explain how companies are managed, administered and regulated
Recognise the legal implications relating to companies in difficulty or in crisis
Demonstrate an understanding of governance and ethical issues relating to business
Programme level: Introductory
Delivery method: Group-Live
Morning and afternoon snacks included

 

THU JAN 14 -SUN 17

Peruse the schedules for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

For event-related questions, please call 345-815-6117. Kindly note, this phone number is strictly for informational purposes only – ticket purchase is available on-line only.

All prices are in US Dollars.

Tickets can only be purchased online at: http://www.caymanislands.ky/eventsoffers/caymancookout/events.aspx

Thursday, January 14th

7:00 – 9:30 pm

Wine Fair and Auction presented by Jacques Scott and the Chefs of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company

Event Type: Signature
Ticket Price: US$125

A celebration of the finest notes in wine making. Discover an unrivalled collection of wine showcases and exquisite culinary selections from Chefs of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. Featuring exclusive culinary, wine and travel experiences, proceeds from the evening’s silent auction will benefit The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Culinary Arts Scholarship and the Cayman Islands Heart Foundation.

Purchase tickets for this event now.

Friday, January 15th

10:00 – 11:00 am

Olé José

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$150

Master of the Grand Entrance, Chef José Andrés kicks off the weekend in signature style. Andrés entertains with his spirited stories, while making his famous paella.

SOLD OUT

Beachside with Bernard Guillas

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

From his new cookbook, Two Chefs, One Catch, Chef Bernard Guillas showcases his love for seafood and world travel.

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11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Rundown with Anthony Bourdain

Event Type: Lunch
Ticket Price: US$175

Live from The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, chef, author and raconteur Anthony Bourdain tastes and talks local flavors with Cayman’s most acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs, with special participation from local artisans.

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Soulful Flavour with Ludo

Event Type: Lunch
Ticket Price: US$195

Chef Ludo Lefebvre, chef and owner of the acclaimed Trois Mec and Petit Trois, celebrates soulful cuisine with a luncheon served al fresco with featured wine pairings.

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The Beef Lovers Lunch

Event Type: Lunch
Ticket Price: US$125

From cooking with family to cooking for royalty, Chef Tony Biggs has a world view of the culinary scene. He enjoys cooking and serving good food. As director of culinary arts for the Certified Angus Beef ® brand, he will be hosting this four course luncheon with featured wine pairings.

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An Afternoon at Blue with Tom Colicchio

Event Type: Lunch
Ticket Price: US$295

Tom Colicchio, winner of the 2010 Outstanding Chef award from the James Beard Foundation, hosts a remarkable lunch at Blue by Eric Ripert.

SOLD OUT

Ultra-Rare Reserve Tasting

Event Type: Reserve Tasting
Ticket Price: US$250

Bryant Family Vineyard, the most exclusive producer in Napa will host an ultra-rare tasting.

Purchase tickets for this event now.

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Taste of Texas with Dean Fearing

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

Creator of Fearing’s Restaurant and author of The Texas Food Bible, Chef Dean Fearing is known as a “Father of Southwestern Cuisine” and has spent his life cooking for people who love good food. Chef Dean will feature one of his amazing Trio of Tacos.

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Creating Balance with Michael Mina

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$135

His philosophy on cooking is his philosophy on life: create balance and harmony. In the end, it is all about creating lasting relationships that make you feel great.

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Wine Tasting with Buccella Napa Valley

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

Buccella is a producer that is inspired by the best wines of Italy, with a love for California terroir. Their reds are deep, rich and focused with structure and tannin built to age – some of the finest Napa Valley reds available on the market.

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Wine Tasting with Jean-Luc Colombo

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$100

Taste the incredible wines of the Northern Rhône with star winemaker and top French producer, Jean Luc Colombo. Discover the world of Syrah, from its original home, Cornas. Jean Luc Colombo is a French wine producer and negociant in the Rhône Valley. While Colombo produces several Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) wines in the Rhône, such as Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Hermitage, he is most noted for being a pioneer in the revitalization of the Cornas wine region.
16th
SOLD OUT

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Craving Ludo Bites

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$135

Visionary and charismatic Chef Ludo Lefebvre will be showcasing his French cooking skills with an international flavor with an international flavor cooking skills and stories from his cookbooks Ludo Bites and Crave.

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Get Fresh with Hubert Keller

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

Prior to owning Fleur and Burger Bar in Las Vegas, Chef Keller made himself world famous by opening Fleur de Lys in San Francisco. Chef Keller will be sharing his love from cooking and what freshness is all about.

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Mixologist Tasting with Charles Joly

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

It’s Happy Hour — watch as Charles Joly demonstrates the art of preparing new and classic cocktails and sample the prepared concoctions, unrivaled creativity and exceptional handcrafted cocktails.

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Reserve Wine Tasting with Louis Jadot

Event Type: Reserve Tasting
Ticket Price: US$225

Taste the incredible Grand Cru Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines of Louis Jadot’s Burgundy production with world-renowned sommelier, and James Beard award-winning, Bernie Sun along with Blue by Eric Ripert head sommelier Michael Kennedy.

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3:30 – 5:30 pm

Sailing with Silverado Vineyards & Grand Old House

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$175

Taste the exceptional wines of Silverado Vineyards in Napa Valley’s famous Stags Leap District with Silverado’s General Manager Russ Weis, while sailing the beautiful blue Cayman waters on a catamaran with bites from chef of Grand Old House, one of Cayman’s most established restaurants.

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4:30 – 6:00 pm

The Sound of Krug

Event Type: Reserve Tasting
Ticket Price: US$250

Experience what happens when the art of music meets the art of Krug champagne. Taste the stunning wines of Krug including some of the rarest champagnes in production, paired with perfectly selected works of musical art.

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7:00 – 10:00 pm

Barefoot BBQ Presented by Certified Angus Beef®

Event Type: Signature
Location: Royal Palms
Ticket Price: US$345

Dine under the stars as Chefs Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain, José Andrés, Cindy Hutson, Dean Max and other acclaimed chefs harmonize sizzling grills with the breaking waves. Hand-crafted cocktails, live music and sweet creations from Chef Florian Belanger will enchant into the evening.

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Saturday, January 16th

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Beach Bash Presented by Progressive Distributors Ltd

Event Type: Signature
Location: Rum Point
Ticket Price: US$375 with boat or US$295 without boat

Set sail on a catamaran across the turquoise Caribbean Sea to Stingray City, Chef Eric Ripert’s favorite destination to swim and snorkel, and revel in a distinctly Caymanian experience. Rum Point awaits, enticing participants with its shaded shores, colourful picnic tables and soft-swaying hammocks.

Attendees will NOT be able to participate in the 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.demonstrations.

8:45 a.m. – Buses depart from The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman to Safe Haven Harbour for catamaran transportation.
9:00 a.m. – Catamarans leave the Safe Haven Harbour for Event
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – Catamarans depart Rum Point and arrive at Safe Haven Harbour for bus transportation to The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.

Tickets that include boat transportation are SOLD OUT.

Tickets without boat transportation are still available. Purchase tickets for this event now.

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Winemaker’s Lunch at LUCA

Event Type: Lunch
Location: LUCA Ticket Price: US$195

LUCA Restaurant hosts Jean Luc Colombo for an aromatic, beachfront lunch pairing contemporary Italian cuisine with the incredible wines of this top Northern Rhone producer.

Blending Cultures and Flavours with Chef Hubert Keller

Event Type: Lunch
Ticket Price: US$295

Chef Hubert Keller creates signature tastes that blend culture, contrasts flavours and reveals new styles of dishes and serves a lunch experience unlike any other.

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2:00 – 3:00 pm

Thinking like a Chef with Tom Colicchio

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$135

Chef Tom is the co-founder of Gramercy Tavern in New York City and formerly served as its co-owner and executive chef. He is also the founder of Craft and Colicchio & Sons restaurants and author of Think Like a Chef. Chef Tom will be preparing one of his many wonderful dishes.

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Sweet Secrets with Florian Bellanger

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

Florian Bellanger is a French pastry chef and a permanent judge on the Food Network’s competition series Cupcake Wars. Chef Florian, co-owner of Mad Mac, will be showing us some of his secrets and techniques.

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Wine Tasting with Trinité Estate and the Lurton Family of Wines

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

Discover one of the most anticipated new Cabernet Blends from the Lurton Family of Bordeaux’s California property, Trinité Estate. Taste their premium California Cabernet alongside some of the Lurton’s top Bordeaux wines, including Classed Growth Bordeaux from the region of Margaux.

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Reserve Wine Tasting with Hart Davis Hart Auction House

Event Type: Reserve Tasting
Ticket Price: US$225

The world’s finest auction house, Hart Davis Hart from Chicago, is hosting one of the most anticipated tastings of Cayman Cookout 2016. Taste First Growth Bordeaux directly from the Chateaux with Blue by Eric Ripert Head sommelier Michael Kennedy and Hart Davis Hart.

SOLD OUT

3:30 – 4:30 pm

It’s All About the Sea with Chef Dean Max

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

Chef Dean Max is a chef/owner of six restaurants and the President of DJM Restaurants, which specializes in restaurant concept development and ongoing management. With many appearances on the Food Network and author of the book Life By the Sea, Chef Dean will be sharing his love of cooking.

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The Adventures of Eric & Tony

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$150

Travel around the world, from one unbelievable adventure to the next, as Good vs. Evil meet in true Cayman Cookout tradition.

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Beach Wines with Ray Isle

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

Ray Isle is one of the most well-known wine personalities in the United States. His work with FOOD & WINE magazine, along with his appearances on TV and in a range of print makes this event incredibly popular each year. Ray will talk about his favorite wines for the beach and the best tips for finding yours!

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Chateau d’Esclans with Sacha Lichine

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

Taste the vast and complex array rosé wines of the Provence region of Southern France with one of the world’s most renowned winemakers, Sacha Lichine.

SOLD OUT

Reserve Wine Tasting with Sandhi, Evening Land Vineyards, Maison l’Orée, Domaine de la Côte

Event Type: Reserve Tasting
Ticket Price: US$225

Taste the wines of four different vineyards of top Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the team of Sashi Moorman and Rajat Parr, including wines from Oregon, California and France. Their wines are known for balance, purity and elegance. You will taste some of the most sought after wines from Grand Cru bottlings – some with only 300 total bottles of production, which is only one barrel!

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4:30 – 6:00 pm

Krug on the Green

Event Type: Reserve Tasting
Ticket Price: US$225

Spend the early evening on the 9th hole of Blue Tip, The Ritz-Carlton’s Greg Norman-designed golf course, with a glass of Krug Champagne. Putt for prizes, enjoy the scenery while sipping some of the best champagne France has to offer.

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6:00 – 10:00 pm

Cayman Cookout at Kaibo Upstairs & Rare Rum Bar

Event Type: Dinner – hosted at Kaibo; special event not ticketed by Cayman Cookout
Ticket Price: US$162.50

Chef’s Six Course Tasting Menu with 1 aperitif, 4 exceptional wines and 1 rare rum. Reserve transportation via water taxi at a total event cost of US$187. For reservations, please visit our website

7:00 – 10:00 pm

Meat and Greet by Niman Ranch

Event Type: Dinner
Ticket Price: US$175

Niman Ranch and its U.S. farmers and ranchers raise livestock traditionally, humanely and sustainably to deliver the finest tasting meat in the world. They know that when you do the right things you get the right results. For them that means their passion for every detail brings you the finest tasting meats in the world. Experience this delectable four course meal to find out for yourself!

SOLD OUT

Ginger in Paradise

Event Type: Dinner – hosted at Ortanique; special event not ticketed by Cayman Cookout
Ticket Price: US$225

Presented by Chefs Cindy Hutson, Clay Conley, Manuel Morelli, & Quiana Erb, sponsored by the Certified Angus Beef® brand, Justin & Landmark Wineries.

Let the Chefs of Ortanique at Camana Bay and South Florida’s Buccan & Imoto Restaurants take you on a gastronomical journey.

You’ll kick off the evening at 7 p.m. with Chef Cindy and Chef Clay for Cocktails and passed Hors D’oeuvres under the stars on the Island at Camana Bay. Then join them on Ortanique’s waterfront patio for a five course wine paired dinner (weather permitting). Their Carib-Asian inspired menu will be crafted using Grand Cayman’s freshest local seafood, seasonal farm fresh produce & Certified Angus Beef® brand steaks. An event you don’t want to miss!

Tickets are US $225, not including gratuity. Limited availability.
For reservations or additional information, please contact 345.640.7710 or email [email protected] or [email protected]

The Brasserie Welcomes: Chef Michael Solomonov

Event Type: Dinner – hosted at The Brasserie; special event not ticketed by Cayman Cookout
Ticket Price: $187.50 + gratuity

Join the 2015 Cayman Restaurant of the Year Winner, The Brasserie, for a unique Modern Israeli Culinary Adventure with James Beard award-winning Chef Michael Solomonov on Saturday, January 16.

Chef Micheal Solomonov will be showcasing this exciting new food movement – Modern Israeli Cuisine – at its finest. Be sure to book early for this educational event, the first of its kind in Cayman. Conde’ Nast tell us it’s the food trend to watch for in 2016! Tickets include welcome cocktails and four course dinner expertly paired with Israeli wines from Brasserie Purveyors. Call Corey on 345.945.1815 or email [email protected] to reserve your place at this one night only event.

9:00 – 11:45 p.m.

Palm Party at Silver Palm Lounge

Event Type: Drinks and Music
Ticket Price: Not Required

Enjoy an evening in Silver Palm Lounge where Chef Hubert Keller will be the DJ, spinning the latest music in his own unique style. An excellent selection of tapas and cocktails will be available for purchase.

Sunday, January 17th

10:00 – 11:00 am

Big Taste with Rainer Zinngrebe

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

Chef Rainer Zinngrebe, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Vice President of Culinary, has travelled globally over the past two decades in his capacity as a master chef. Struck by the similarities of food and eating habits across borders, cultures and cuisines, he has decided to share all in his book Small Bites Big Taste, which contains over 80 recipes for exciting, contemporary dishes that are not only easy to prepare but also lots of fun to share with family and friends. Chef Rainer will demonstrate a selection of the amazing creations.

Purchase tickets for this event now.

Cuisine of The Sun with Cindy Hutson

Event Type: Demonstration
Ticket Price: US$75

A major personality in the culinary world, Executive Chef Cindy Hutson has been exciting palates throughout Miami and the Caribbean since 1994. Cindy’s signature “Cuisine of the Sun” infuses flavours and fare mastered from her travels around the globe. Alongside her longtime partner Delius Shirley, Chef Hutson owns and operates Ortanique on the Mile Coral Gables, Miami and Ortanique Camana Bay, Grand Cayman.

Purchase tickets for this event now.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Krug Journey

Event Type: Reserve Tasting
Ticket Price: US$350

Join us for an exclusive and iconic tasting with Jessica Julmy of Krug Champagne on Sunday morning. Taste everything from the Grand Cuvée to the rarest of Champagnes, Clos d’Ambonnay.

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12:00 – 3:00 pm

Bon Vivant Champagne Brunch Cook-Off Featuring Moët et Chandon

Event Type: Signature
Ticket Price: US$250

Endless Moët et Chandon Champagne and extravagant brunch selections delight as Grand Cayman’s most ambitious amateur chefs duel in a live cook-off. The amateur chef finalists will face-off during brunch and the winner will be determined by celebrity chef judges Eric Ripert, Anthony Bourdain, and José Andrés.

Purchase tickets for this event now.

3:00 – 5:30 pm

Rum and Robusto

Event Type: Signature
Ticket Price: US$75

Experience epicurean cigars, rum cocktails and live music at the Harbour Club for a relaxing, poolside afternoon. Themed with the best of Cuba, this is a new and exciting addition to the Cayman Cookout lineup.

Purchase tickets for this event now.

7:00 pm

Seven to Savour: An Evening with Eric Ripert & the Chefs of Cayman Cookout Presented by IMPULSE! International

Featuring Limited Edition Lionel Richie Home Dinnerware
Event Type: Signature
Ticket Price: US$777
Time: Reception 7:00 – 7:30 pm
Dinner: 7:30 – 11:00 pm

The Eighth annual Cayman Cookout concludes with an unforgettable seven course dinner hosted by Chef Eric Ripert, featuring Chefs José Andrés, Tom Colicchio, Dean Fearing, Michael Mina, Hubert Keller, Ludo Lefebvre and Florian Bellanger. Join us for the weekend’s signature event.

SOLD OUT

 

FRI JAN 15

Cayfest Red Sky at Night Applications

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation is inviting applications from visual and performing artists, filmmakers, food vendors and volunteers interested in taking part in the annual Cayfest Red Sky at Night event. Registration deadline is the end of day Friday (15 Jan). The Red Sky at Night festival is set for February 27th. Registration forms can be downloaded online at artscayman.org/cayfest

 

SAT JAN 16

Ole Time Town Hall Dance

Caymanians Against Economic Injustice invites the community to a New Year’s Social ‘Ole Time Town Hall Dance’ on Saturday (16 Jan) at 730pm in George Town Town Hall. For more information, email [email protected]

 

SAT JAN 16 – FEB 7

Permanent Residence course

The next staging of the Permanent Residence course for persons planning to sit the exam, will be from January 16- February 7 at UCCI. The course can be taken Saturdays or Sundays. If you are living in Cayman Brac, you can take the course at the UCCI Camus there. Registration is currently underway.

 

TUE & WED JAN 19 & 20

Basics of Budgeting

The Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Basics of Budgeting by Terry Carson on Tuesday and Wednesday (19 & 20 Jan) from 9:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m. at their office in Governors Square. Register online at www.caymanchamber.ky/events.

 

THU JAN 21

Time Management & Productivity

The Chamber of Commerce is hosting a course on Time Management & Productivity by Catherine Tyson on Thursday (21 Jan) from 9:00a.m. — 4:30p.m. at their office in Governors Square. Register online at www.caymanchamber.ky/events.

 

FRI & SAT JAN 22 & 23

4th Annual Arbitration and Investment Summit – Caribbean, Latin America and Other Emerging Markets
Cutting Edge, Local, Regional and International Speakers.
January 22nd – 23rd, 2016 8:00AM – 1:00PM
Auditorium of The Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre College of the Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas
Early Bird Registration Ends January 8th, 2016
International – $350.00 Local – Adults $100, One Day – $60, Students – $25
At the door – Adults – $150, One Day – $75, Students – $30

 

SAT JAN 23

Cayman Brac Full Moon Sock Hop

The District Committee of Cayman Brac presents the Full Moon Sock Hop on Saturday (23 Jan) on public beach from 630pm until midnight. Call 916.3960 for tickets, tables and reservations.

 

January Events at Camana Bay

The New Year starts off on an exciting note with a carnival launch celebration and this month also features Cayman’s biggest culinary event, Taste of Cayman. There are many enrichment activities, including a free juicing demonstration and a chance to express your creativity with an open mic night of poetry and readings. Let’s not forget, this is the month to get back on the healthy track and we have two exciting fitness challenges happening at Camana Bay.

Here is a quick look at our special events:

The Bookends Club
Wednesday 13 January
6:30-7:30pm
Books & Books

Master Sommelier Series 001
Thursday 14 January
5:30-7pm
West Indies Wine Company

Rum Run Distance Race Finish
Sunday 17 January
12pm
The Island

Floetry
Wednesday 20 January
6:30-7:30pm
Books & Books

Taste of Cayman
Saturday 23 January
5:30pm
The Festival Green

Cuisine of the Sun Dinner
Thursday 28 January
7pm
Ortanique

Culture at the Cinema: Behind Beautiful Forevers
Saturday 30 January
7pm
Regal Cinemas

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