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St. Croix Author Pens Tome on Sportsmanship for Children

St. Croix native Mark Nixon has written a new picture book on sportsmanship for children ages 8 to 11 or grades 3 to 6 titled "You Can’t Always Win – The Good Loser." It discusses good sportsmanship at the end of games, contests, sports and academic endeavors. 
In a scene from 'Mamma Mia,' Donna and the Dynamos reminisce about the '70s, from left: Tanya played by Mayah Russell, Donna played by Avery White, Rosie played by Carolyn Grimm. (Elisa McKay photo)

GHCD’s ‘Mamma Mia!’ Sells Out Opening Weekend

Good Hope Country Day School students performed “Mamma Mia!” to a sold-out audience at Friday’s opening night. The musical attracted community members of all ages to the first of six shows scheduled for two weekends at the Caribbean Community Theatre in Orange Grove, Christiansted.

UVI Launches First Film Festival; Students, VI Filmmakers to Screen Films

The festival will feature original films created by UVI students and local film enthusiasts. Caribbean artists and filmmakers from the USVI, Georgia, Texas, Colorado, Puerto Rico and Barbados will screen their work and host presentations.

Local Authors to be Featured at V.I. Literary Festival, April 10-13

The fifth Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair is scheduled for April 10 through 13, with a dozen guests speakers and authors gathering for the event at the University of the Virgin Islands' campus on St. Croix.
Karen Thurland-author Tradesmen (Anne Thurland photo)

‘Tradesmen of St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands’ Book Signing Slated

Karen Thurland, local historian and author of “Tradesmen of St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands” will sign and discuss her book from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday at Undercover Books & Gifts in Gallows Bay.

Undercover Books to Host Book Signing for Charlene Abramson Joseph

St. Croix resident Charlene Abramson Joseph will present “The Vienna Cake Mystery” at a book signing and reading event on Thursday, March 14, at Undercover Books.

Caribbean Cinemas Celebrates 50th Anniversary at 68 Theaters

This year, the company will hold a series of events such as raffles and promotions for clients and employees to commemorate 50 years of history. Also, as part of its social commitment, it will coordinate events targeted to persons with special needs, charities and low-income communities. All these events will be announced in social media and on the Caribbean Cinemas webpage. On Saturday, Jan. 19, Caribbean Cinemas will celebrate the International Popcorn Day.

Project Promise to Hold Havana Nights Fundraiser on Feb. 9

Enjoy buffet style Cuban cuisine, salsa dancing, dominoes, silent auction, antique trucks and a chance to win two airline tickets to Havana, Cuba!

Students Write Messages on Bookmarks at Humanitarian Book Drive for Cameroon Youth

Students wrote inspirational messages to Cameroon students on bookmarks after the Children's Book Reading on Saturday, Dec. 29, at the Humanitarian Book Drive to Benefit Cameroon Youth.

Amal Bryson Brings Series of ‘Dance Fury 2.0 Workshops’ to St. Croix

Amal Bryson, a junior at Virginia State University, dance captain and choreographer for Sankofa Dance Theater, will be hosting a series of intense training and collaboration of different dance styles at his upcoming dance workshops: ‘Dance Fury 2.0’

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