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Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts to Showcase Master Artists of St. Croix

The Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts’ (CMCArts) next exhibition, titled “MasterClass,” will be on view from Feb. 4 through March 18.

DPNR to Host ‘Talking Books’ Book Club With Nina Garcia

Talking Books Library will host BOOK CLUB WITH NINA GARCIA on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Challenged in Christiansted.

The Caribbean Writer Releases Volume 36, Chooses Theme for Next Volume to Be Published in 2024

Volume 36 boasts insightful and exciting poetry, short stories, personal essays, interviews and book reviews by established as well as emerging writers from the Caribbean and its diaspora. 

“Holding Space” Art Exhibition Opens at Studio Walsh Friday

The “Holding Space” art exhibition at Studio Walsh in Peter’s Rest, Christiansted, opens Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. The show will run through Feb. 18, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Water Island Music Festival Returns with Weekend of Concerts

The Water Island Music Festival returns to Antilles School’s Prior-Jollek Hall on Friday and Saturday on St. Thomas for its 18th season with a lineup that will emphasize the developing influence of the African diaspora and a fresh, new energy in the classical music genre, organizers said. 

The Caribbean Genealogy Library’s Annual Meeting to Feature Guest Speaker Dr. Tami Navarro

Navrro is a cultural anthropologist whose work has been published in Cultural Anthropology, American Anthropologist, Transforming Anthropology, Small Axe Salon, The Caribbean Writer, Social Text and Feminist Anthropology.

Elections System of the Virgin Islands to Celebrate Its Diamond Jubilee

The Elections System has now pivoted to finalizing the planning for its 60th anniversary Diamond Jubilee Celebration. The celebration will kick off with an event on Feb. 20, which is the date this agency was created.

35th Legislature Schedules Swearing-in Events

Senators-elect of the 35th Legislature of the Virgin Islands invites the community to the swearing-in events planned throughout the territory during the week of January 8-11.

Sequel to Award-winning Film on V.I. Resilience Premieres at V.I. Public High Schools

Journalist and filmmaker Peter Bailey, a native of St. Thomas, debuted his latest documentary film, “Paradise Discovered: The Unbreakable Virgin Islanders 2.0,” at V.I. high schools.

“The Art Show 2023” Opens at CMCArts on Friday

The Artists Guild of St.Croix will mark its fourth annual exhibit, “The Art Show 2023,” at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts in downtown Frederiksted. The opening show is free of charge on Friday from 3 to 7 p.m., and the exhibition will run through Jan. 28.

Jewish Rapper Nissim Black Lights Up the Last Night of Hanukkah

A Hanukkah celebration featuring renowned rapper Nissim Black gave hundreds of residents on St. Thomas the chance to celebrate and learn more about the Jewish Festival of Lights.

Photo Focus: Challenge of the Christmas Carols

St. Thomas' Emancipation Garden became the scene of song and celebration Sunday as Challenge of the Carols began on Christmas morning as hundreds of residents, performers and visitors gathered to celebrate the season, greet friends and families, and enjoy some mild sunshine.

Youth Meet Santa, Celebrate Christmas With A Parade!

The Christmas festivities kicked off Thursday, at the V.I. Children’s Museum, for the 3rd Annual Children’s Parade. The event was organized by the Office of Gun Violence Prevention, with support from the Community and Police Association of St. Thomas, numerous sponsors and local organizations.

Moko Jumbies Rise Up at Yacht Haven Grande

A trio of iconic moko jumbies was recently planted on St. Thomas in Yacht Haven Grande. "A gift from my creator for a gift to the people of the V.I. and visitors alike," explains sculptor Edney L. Freeman.

TropicSpin Music and Song Competition Calls for Submissions by Musicians

Arawak Media is calling for all amateur musicians and entertainers in the Caribbean and Central America to submit their music videos to be featured at the second annual TropicSpin Music and Song Competition.

Photo Focus: Coquito Festival — A Joyful Treat for the Whole Family This Year

This year’s Coquito Festival had lip-licking coquito and so much more for the whole family on Saturday at La Reine Chicken Shack, St. Croix. Locals and tourists from across the mainland U.S. and Puerto Rico enjoyed the all-day festivities of traditional coquito and a variety of new, innovative flavors.

Crucian Christmas Festival Exhibit Marks 2nd Anniversary for Cane Roots Art Gallery

Cane Roots Art Gallery in downtown Christiansted opened a Crucian Christmas Festival exhibit on Dec.13. Gallerist Sonia Deane curated colorful paintings, drawings, and costumes by local artists that can be viewed during the holiday season through Jan 4.

Jeune´ Provost Expands Community Outreach at St. John School of the Arts

Under the new leadership of executive director Jeune´ Provost, the St. John School of the Arts is continuing its ambitious programming and finding new ways to expand its presence in the community.

Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights and WTJX Present the 2022 Crucian Christmas Foreday Serenade

(TJK) have partnered to bring the St. Croix community the Crucian Christmas Foreday Serenade. TSK and TJX will be bringing traditional quelbe Christmas music to as many neighborhoods as possible.

Deri to Perform Thursday at the Dorsch Theater on St. Croix

Deri, “the Island Chanteuse,” will present a Night at the Theater on Thursday at the Frederick D. Dorsch Theater in Frederiksted on St. Croix.
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