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Arts-Entertainment

Carl Cannon

The Bookworm: ‘On This Date’ Captures U.S.’s Captivating Calendar

“On This Date: Discovering America One Day at a Time” by Carl Cannon, © 2017, $28, 448 pages It’s going to be a great day. You woke up this morning and you’ve got big plans, which is exciting. There’s food in the fridge, gas in the tank, and a roof over your head. Today’s going to be
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WTJX/PBS to Air One–Hour Documentary on ‘The Arab Americans’ in August

The film presents a previously unexplored chapter of American history, and it ties the rise and tribulations of this often misunderstood and maligned immigrant community to historical markers.
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Local Author’s Book on Audre Lorde Wins Lambda Literary Award

St. Croix author Dr. Gloria I. Joseph now has an award-winning biography/anthology to add to her long list of internationally recognized literary works.
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Aya de Leon (Photo by Anna de Leon)

The Bookworm: ‘The Boss’ is a Far-Fetched Summer Read

Pure escapism is what author Aya de León offers here with a story that actually has many separate plots – romance, family drama, a little espionage, and surprisingly righteous feminism – all of them appealing.
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‘Chasing Coral’ Documentary to Play 3 Times in Territory

The Division of Coastal Zone Management will be screening the environmental documentary “Chasing Coral” during the July 14th weekend.
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Free Gut

Students Can Learn About Free Gut in Two CHANT Summer Programs

Free Gut, a historic neighborhood dating back to the 1700s with an empowering story to tell, will be the site of two very interesting summer programs this year as a part of CHANT's (Crucian History and Nature Tourism) Invisible Heritage: Identity, Memory & Our Town Project.
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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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