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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights and Quelbe music go together better than cheese and bread. They are, no doubt, the best-known band performing Quelbe or scratch music with national and international recognition. Stanley Jacobs was named a 2022 National Heritage Fellow.
'Twas the night of the Lighted Boat Parade, when all through the harbor, not a fish was lurking, not even a shark that was smarter. Many boats were strung with lights with hopes that they would win for being the most bright.
The Christmas Market and Celebration on Sunday at The St. George Village Botanical Garden gave shoppers a beautiful and festive day to enjoy the extensive garden, listen to live music, enjoy food and beverages and shop for gifts. The event has a long history going back to 1970, having served several generations of families as well as visitors to St. Croix.
Prizm Art Fair opened in Miami Nov. 29 to the theme of “Vernacular A la Mode” that beckoned to St. Croix artists LaVaughn Belle and Leonardo Benzant. St. Croix native and independent curator Andrew Lockhart participated in the fair with a selection of their work to represent the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The season of merriment and wonderment is upon us with the ninth annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Buddhoe Park by the History, Culture & Tradition Foundation, Inc. and Friends held Sunday evening on St. Croix.
Marjolijn kok, the community archaeologist of the St. Eustatius Afrikan Burial Ground Alliance, will also be present at the site to answer questions besides Alliance member and St. Eustatius Historical Foundation president Carlos Lopes, Alliance member Derrick Simmons and president of the Alliance Kenneth Cuvalay.
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