October 18, 2017 7:50 pm Last modified: 6:45 pm

Arts-Entertainment

Author and rock mom Virginia Hanlon Grohl. (Photo by Michael Elins)

The Bookworm: ‘From Cradle to Stage’ Is a ‘Nice’ Look at Raising Stars, But Offers Little Insight

Rock star Dave Grohl's mom, Virginia, set out to learn from other music moms how they raised their rockers. The result is a pleasant collection of memories, but not much in the way of 'how-to.'
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Kevin Hart (Photo by Art Streiber)

The Bookworm: Kevin Hart Passes on Life Lessons in ‘I Can’t Make This Up’

Growing up, Kevin Hart observed and paid attention to life, and applied those lessons to his career. 'Always be your best,' he learned. 'Someone might be watching.'
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The Bookworm: ‘Once a Cop’ Tells Two Stories from Both Sides of the Law

Halfway through, Cory Pegues's tale of going from drug dealer to cop loses the rage that fuels the first act and becomes stumbles towards the finish.
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Local Author’s Book on Audre Lorde Nominated for Lambda Literary Award

Local author Dr. Gloria I. Joseph’s bio/anthology about Audre Lorde, New York state poet laureate, civil rights activist, Afro-Caribbean feminist and St. Croix resident until her death in 1992.
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Black holes collide

STT Astrophysics Conference To Look At Black Hole Collisions

The University of the Virgin Islands is hosting a conference on astrophysics this week, looking at the newly-confirmed existence of gravitational waves sent across the universe when two black holes- bodies of such immense mass and density that no light can escape - collide.
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The Bookworm: ‘My Daddy Rules the World’ is Family Fun

'My Daddy Rules the World' is a great book for kids to read to Dad, for Dad to read aloud, or for sharing with Grandpa, too.
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CFVI and United Jazz Foundation to Present Jaci and Jerry Silverberg Trumpet Awards

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) and United Jazz Foundation (UJF) will present the Jaci and Jerry Silverberg Trumpet Awards to Keshawn Hardy and Daniel Newton at 7:30 p.m., June 2.
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Veterans Affairs, American Legion Schedule V.I. Memorial Day Activities

Following custom, the VA will have activities on all three islands. The following is a list of the dates, times and locations of this year’s events.
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'Super Freak'

The Bookworm: Fans of Rick James Will Enjoy ‘Super Freak’

While any fan of the music o the '70s will enjoy 'Super Freak,' but the book's audience is primarily would be super fans of the superstar.
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The Bookworm: ‘Into the Water’ May Be the Most Unsettling Novel You’ll Read

Paula Hawkins's novel, “Into the Water,” takes its time to get into, but once it does it becomes the most unsettling book you're likely to read this spring. For the lover of novels, this one is a dream.
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