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Sunday, March 3, 2024


March Is Music in Our Schools Month

The Division of Music Education and Programs at the Virgin Islands Department of Education is thrilled to announce the return of its live-streamed interview series, scheduled for every Monday, Wednesday and Friday throughout the month of March.

CFVI Announces Availability of $1.3M in NEH Grants for Humanities Projects Funding

CFVI has partnered with the National Endowment for the Humanities since 2020 and since then has awarded nearly $1.3 million to community organizations throughout the USVI to support humanities programming and activities.

Poetry Out Loud Territorial Competition Set for March 9

Students will be taking part in the Poetry Out Loud Territorial Competition at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 9, at Victor's New Hideout on St. Thomas.

Fur Ball Supports SCAWC and Homeless Dogs and Cats

St. Croix residents and visitors look forward to the Fur Ball Gala each year, hosted by the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center and local businesses.

Equanimity Retreat Set for St. Croix March 14-17 at Feather Leaf Inn

Discover Upekkha: Your path to balance and resilience at the Retreat Weekend, March 14 through March 17. The Feather Leaf Inn on the north side of Frederiksted is the perfect setting for exploring the ancient concept of equanimity. 

Tishauni Hall and Tiffany Brewley Win Awards in KVI Network Creations Rhapsody and Rhyme Contest

Poets, spoken word artists and rappers were invited to submit entries in the following categories: poetry, spoken word and rap, with each submission required to include the theme's string #tag: Love-Above-the-Label.

G-Clef Music Academy’s Ukulele Workshop Postponed; New Dates Are March 21-23

Participants will build, design and learn how to play their own ukulele.

Water Island Music Festival: Pianist Julian Gargiulo Anticipates Two Unforgettable Evenings, Starting Friday

It was 19 years ago that the Water Island Festival first started, transforming from a jam session for 75 people in the living room of founder Alex Randall to a now packed house at the Prior Jollek Hall at Antilles School, where it returns this Friday and Saturday with two unforgettable lineups.

St. John School of the Arts Presents The Westerlies in Concert on Friday, Feb. 23.

On Friday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m., the St. John School of the Arts will present a concert by The Westerlies, a genre-defying brass quartet. Tickets are $50 and are available by clicking the Events tab on the St. John School of the Arts website and at the door.

Students Invited to Celebrate V.I. Heritage and Culture on St. John

On Friday, Feb. 23, St. John schools and homeschoolers and St. Thomas fourth graders are invited to celebrate the rich culture of the Virgin Islands for Black History Month in the National Park playground in Cruz Bay from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Over 500 students are expected to attend, the Friends of Virgin Islands National Park announced. 

UVI Set to Host Film Screening of Film Produced By Local St. Johnian Savannah Lyons Anthony

This Friday, UVI’s Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center presents the film screening of “A Blue Estate,” a compelling work produced, directed, and written by St. Johnian Savannah Lyons Anthony. The film examines family legacy and land rights through the lens of two brothers meeting on their family property after life and disaster pushes them apart.

Orchid Awareness & Education Group to Raffle Original Art at Agriculture Fair

The Orchid Awareness & Education Group announces an exciting raffle featuring two original orchid paintings in acrylic by acclaimed local artist Gene Rotter. The donation by Rotter offers art enthusiasts a chance to own a piece of his exquisite artwork with a raffle purchase at the Agriculture and Food Fair.

Panel Discussion Aims to Explore Art, Culture, Activism, and Media Literacy With V.I. Podcasters and Creators

The Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center, which is housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of the Virgin Islands, presents a virtual panel titled “For Deh Culture: Exploring Art, Culture, Activism, and Media Literacy with Virgin Islands Podcasters and Creators”.

Pass the Word VI Creates Community Space for Spoken Word on St. Thomas

Pass the Word VI, an organization that was founded in 2023 by poetry enthusiast Katie Landry, is committed to creating safe space on St. Thomas where locals and visitors alike can gather to present their own spoken word pieces, as well as enjoy the poetry shared by others in the community.

Tien Jameson’s “Legacy” Exhibit at Cane Roots Art Gallery Until Feb. 17

The “Legacy” exhibit at Cane Roots Art Gallery in downtown Christiansted is Tien Jameson’s bold offerings of her mixed media art. This artist opened her one-woman show on Art Thursday in January with sculptures and paintings that espouse her multi-cultural heritage. The collection boasts twenty-three distinctive Tien Jameson creations.

The Caribbean Writer Announces Prize Winners for Volume 37

The Caribbean Writer (TCW), an international, refereed literary journal published by the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences each year, has announced its prize winners for Volume 37 published in December 2023.

VIDOH and GVI Hold Walk to Raise Awareness for American Heart Month

Ready, set, walk! Get ready to lace up your sneakers as the V.I. Health Department and the GVI wellness programs join forces to host a “Heart 2 Heart Walk” to honor American Heart Month. The walk is to raise awareness of cardiovascular health and make heart-healthy choices.

Poem “Happy New Year” by Sandra C. Bradley

The Source Arts & Literature section highlights the work of our creative readers.

Whiskers, Whiskey and Wine to Raise Funds for REAL Cruzan Cats Friday

A professional wine sommelier and a whiskey master will guide partygoers at the second Whiskers, Whiskey, and Wine fundraiser for R.E.A.L. (rescue, educate, adopt, love) Cruzan Cats Friday night at the former Club Comanche.

St. John School of the Arts New Offerings Include Classes, Concerts, a Gala Fundraiser, and Opportunities for Guest Teaching Artists

The St. John School of the Arts is gearing up for another busy winter/spring season with free classes for adults and seniors, new classes in performance cheerleading for children, a vibrant concert series that begins Feb. 9, a gala fundraising event, and a new initiative to bring visiting artists to the school to teach.


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