Saturday, March 23, 2019

Featured Shutterbugs of the month:

 Look out for the work of more young photographers next month. 
Contact The Camera Store for further details on their next Shutterbug Camp at 949 4551 or send an email to: [email protected]

Great art: 101

Cayman Traditional Arts again joined forces with The Gallery at The Ritz-Carlton to showcase some sizzling summer art. This time the remit was an ambitious one – 101 pieces of artwork that reflect the artists’ interpretation of summer time.

Koryta’s ‘The Cypress House’ is spooky thriller

A review of Michael Koryta's book The Cypress House

World Class takes on Scotch

The second wave of the 2013 Diageo World Cocktail Competition in the Cayman Islands took place at Taikun Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on 6-7 March, but before that, Johnnie Walker Brand Ambassador Arturo Savage spoke about his favourite subject to an invited group of guests at a dinner and whisky tasting at Luca.

BlackBeard’s showcases Louis Jadot to support CITA

BlackBeard’s Beers, Wines Spirits showcased the wines of Maison Louis Jadot at the Brasserie to help raise money for the Cayman Islands Tourism Association during the 5th Annual Taste of Cayman Charity Wine Maker’s Dinner.

Exhibit proclaims all things Jamaıcan

Art exhibit will celebrate 50 years of independence for Jamaica.

An evening of Antipodean delights

Blackbeard's and Cracked Conch recently hosted a lively wine dinner featuring winemaker George Geris from the Villa Maria Estate in New Zealand.

Catering excellence with Dine by Design

Planning a party? Let Dine by Design cater to all your culinary needs

Cayman Cookout a culinary success

A dazzling array of culinary expertise was on show at this year’s Cayman Cookout held at The Ritz-Carlton. Read all about a very special tasting of 1982 Bordeaux wines, a presentation by famed French winemaker Laurent Drouhin and much more in next month’s Journal.

An all-consuming passion

Via his incredibly beautiful sculpting, Horacio Esteban breathes life and vigour into seemingly dead and buried rock, a rare talent that was recently showcased at an exhibition of his works held at Arteccentrix Fine Art Gallery located in Governor’s Square.

Interview with a young artist… Jevaughnie Ebanks

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation interviewed 16-year-old Jevaughnie Ebanks about the Young at Arts programme.

Louis Jadot wines shine at Brasserie

Lovers of French wine had a real treat when the Brasserie Restaurant teamed up with Blackbeard’s Fine Wines, Beers & Spirits to showcase Burgundian wines of Maison Louis Jadot.

Human capital development

It is common wisdom that knowledge is power.  So for centuries access to higher education has been limited to the very few who could afford it and those few others who were chosen from among the brightest youngsters. It was a privilege to go to college and only the most privileged members of society got that opportunity.

Tortuga moves popular tastings

Tortuga Liquors recently introduced food and wine tasting events at its newly renovated and expanded location in the Jack & Jill Building on Fort Street in George Town.

Niman Ranch setting the US standard for natural, sustainable meats

Mel Coleman, a vice president of Niman Ranch, a leading producer of natural and organic meats in the United States, is passionate about his company’s products and that passion was evident at a dinner at the restaurant Seven at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on 8 March and at the annual Slow Food event at Joel Walton’s Plantation House the next day.

Underwear for comfort and style

Innovations in design are making underwear something to be seen and enjoyed.

Affordable Bordeaux

Bordeaux wines can be red or white and there are some available at Jacques Scott that are quite affordable.

A celebration of Italy’s finest wines

A very special wine dinner recently took place at Blue by Eric Ripert at The Ritz-Carlton, celebrating the most revered of Italy’s wineries, Gaja, represented in Cayman by Jacques Scott, as well as raising money for an incredibly worthwhile and poignant cause, Facing Africa, which helps children in Africa suffering from the dreadful NOMA disease.

Innovation at the Ritz-Carlton integrates local arts, culture

Roger Ponce has been one of the motivating forces behind the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman's integration with local culture, working alongside Chris Christian from Cayman Traditional Arts.

Furniture & functional art reaches out to communities

Being “Under New Management” can mean many things, and at Absolutely Fabulous it means that Sally Brooker, the co-owner has sourced new and unique products from as far and wide as Java, India, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
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