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Students Complete Summer Training Programs in Agricultural Science

Six Virgin Islands students recently completed comprehensive training programs in agricultural science at Alcorn State University (ASU) in Loran, Mississippi,…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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V.I. GDP Shrank In 2013, Economy Still in Recession

The territory's economy shrank in 2013, indicating the territory remains mired in recession, with gross domestic product decreasing 5.4 percent to $3.79 billion last year, according to data released Tuesday.

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2014-08-20 00:44:30
WVGN Radio Sold

Local radio station WVGN 107.3 FM, home to NPR, has been sold. Former owners say more local programming needs to be integrated.

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2014-08-20 00:02:19
Ambassador Todman’s Body Lies in State at Government House

The body of career ambassador Terence A. Todman will lie in state at Government House, St. Thomas, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21, ahead of funeral services that are planned for Saturday, Aug. 23.

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2014-08-18 21:55:43
Music — St. Thomas
Arts Alive Presents Concert in the Garden Featuring Cellist Kalin Ivanov

Kalin Ivanovis a prominent soloist, recitalist, chamber musician and recording artist. He has gained recognition as an artist whose dramatic urgency and expressive tone is matched by his deep, emotional and poetic performing style. “A solo, cello recital is very unusual for Arts Alive,” explained Lynn Berry, executive director of Arts Alive. “We feel the quality of his musicianship and the passion of his personality will make his concert a rare treat for our audience.”

Born in Bulgaria and educated in the U.S., Ivanov holds a Master’s of Music degree from Brooklyn College Conservatory, where he studied cello with Marion Feldman. He has participated in master classes given by distinguished cellists such as David Soyer, Nathaniel Rosen, Steven Doane, Laurence Lesser, Anatoly Krastev and others. In 1999, he won the C.W. Post Chamber Music Festival Concerto Competition.
Tickets for the Ivanov concert, which will begin at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, are $30.
This season, Arts Alive is introducing a pre-concert, “The Prelude,” a $25 tapas buffet and jazz performance to be held before the concert from 6-7:30 p.m. The jazz ensemble will feature local professional and student jazz musicians. Reservations are recommended. The pre-concert and the concert are $55. Tickets are available at Tillett Gardens in the Arts Alive office, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information and to make reservations, call 776-8566 or e-mail artsalive@tillett.net. The Arts Alive Web site is www.tillettfoundation.org.
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