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The latest releases in music, DVDs, books and films will introduce you to new worlds.
Cyndi Lauper’s 11th studio album, Detour, is aptly named for its mix of classic country songs — a departure from the singer’s typical rock-pop vibe. Her unique voice shines through in covers like Patsy Cline’s “Walking After Midnight” and “I Fall to Pieces.”
The adventure continues for Alice in Alice Through the Looking Glass when she finds a mirror and is transported to the whimsical world of Underland. The White Queen sends Alice on a quest, returning her to the past where she embarks on a perilous race against time to save the Mad Hatter.
In Captain America: Civil War, Captain America leads the new team of Avengers around the world to stop threats. Unfortunately, one stop on this tour leads to an international incident that’s gone awry. Mounting political pressure results in the superheroes being forced to register with the government — and while some of them are on board with the idea, others are not as much. This leads to a clash of the titans, where instead of heroes fighting villains, they are fighting other heroes.
The Cayman Islands Dictionary and Caymanian Expressions are compiled by Kevin Goring, a native Caymanian who is passionate about the preservation of Caymanian culture. The dictionary is a compilation of more than 1,000 words used in the Caymanian dialect, along with their definition. The book is perfect for visiting tourists or new residents who want to learn and understand the local language.
His second book, Caymanian Expressions, is an entertaining collection of sayings and phrases used throughout the Cayman Islands that will make you scratch your head and laugh out loud with their pronunciations and meanings. Both books offer delightful insight into Cayman’s culture and language and are a must-have for your book collection.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Born and raised on Grand Cayman, Kevin Goring’s passion for Caymanian culture led him to start Caymanology, a Cayman-inspired product development company based in the Cayman Islands. Built on the belief that all things Cayman should be explored and preserved for all future generations, his goal is to educate, entertain, inspire and empower Caymanians by providing them with tangible links to the past and ensure a bright cultural future. Find both books at local bookstores in the Cayman Islands, and learn more about Caymanology on Facebook.
by Elke O’Donnell