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Saturday, January 28, 2023

Events

“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.

“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.

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.

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.

Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights Foreday Serenade Is Set To Go This Week

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.

Photo Focus: ‘Twas the Night of the Lighted Boat Parade

'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.

Christmas Spoken Here — Christmas Market and Holiday Celebration

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.

CGL to Present ‘Researching and Writing Your Family Story: The Process’

This weekend, the library continues on the theme of encouraging people to research and write their family stories with a presentation by family historian and author Anne Walbom.

St. Croix Artists LaVaughn Belle and Leonardo Benzant Represent at Prizm Art Fair

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.

Photo Focus: Old-Fashioned Christmas Tree Lighting at Buddhoe Park Brings Cheer

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.

St. Eustatius Afrikan Burial Ground Alliance Plans Walking Tour of Godet Burial Ground, Dec. 15

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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