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DON'T MISS DENYCE GRAVES AT REICHHOLD

All of us in St. Thomas will have an opportunity this Saturday to see and hear one of the most outstanding musical talents of the '90s at the Reichhold Center for the Arts. Torre Newman, who heard mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves sing Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, says: "My strong suggestion is, do not miss it."

OPERA STAR DENYCE GRAVES PERFORMS FEB. 20

If you haven't bought your tickets yet for Metropolitan Opera star Denyce Graves' performance Feb. 20 at Reichhold Center for the Arts, you'd better hurry. They're going fast.

BANCO POPULAR OPENS NEW BUILDING TUESDAY

Banco Popular officials spent the weekend getting their new building on Veterans Drive in Altona ready to open for business Tuesday.
The building will house the bank's main branch and its regional headquarters.

ROYAL NAVY SAILORS GET R&R IN ST. THOMAS

After a grim mission rescuing rebel-held hostages from civil-war-torn Sierra Leone, British sailors from the HMS Norfolk will have six days to rest and enjoy themselves in St. Thomas. Many will have family members join them here.

TIME STORY SAYS SECRETARY RUBIN WAS IN V.I.

Did you know Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin vacationed in the Virgin Islands over Christmas?
He was here, according to the splashy cover story in the Feb. 15 Time magazine about how Rubin, his deputy Lawrence Summers and Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan have prevented a global economic meltdown.

CRICKET, ANYONE?

The old Nazareth emergency housing site would make a great cricket pitch, suggests Kirk Grybowski.

HOW DOES YOUR SANDWICH STACK UP???

Check the nutritional values of your favorite sandwich.

DENYCE GRAVES AT REICHHOLD

Mezzo-Soprano, Denyce Graves, will perform at the Reichhold Center. The program is co-produced by the Birch Forum.

SCHOOLS OPEN MONDAY TO MAKE UP LOST DAY

Monday is Presidents' Day in the Virgin Islands, a holiday for local and federal government workers -- but not for the public schools. Teachers and students will head for school to make up a day lost because of Hurricane Georges in September.

SEA HORSING AROUND

Have you been to Coral World? If not, go. It is, relates Kirk Grybowski, who went for the recent program on sea horses, "a delight . . . a nice, clean, pretty, interesting showpiece for our islands!" And it's a great place for kids.

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