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Arts-Entertainment

The Boys and Girls in the Band at CAHS Showcase Their Talents

Many of the students started playing their instruments in elementary school, while others come from musical families. The one thing they had in common is the fact that they were all influenced by other musicians.
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5th Annual Coal Pot Cook-Off July 22

With the fifth annual Coal Pot Cook-Off this month, it’s beginning to look like the feast honoring the old, traditional way of cooking has become a St. Thomas culinary tradition. This year the event will again be at Emancipation Garden, on July 22 from noon to 4 p.m.
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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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Children’s Museum, VI EPSCor to Open Mangrove Exhibit June 17

The exhibit will provide an experiential, hands-on learning opportunity for youths and adults, and it will be a source of information on the critical role the highly specialized mangrove trees play in the Virgin Islands.
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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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Black holes collide

STT Astrophysics Conference To Look At Black Hole Collisions

The University of the Virgin Islands is hosting a conference on astrophysics this week, looking at the newly-confirmed existence of gravitational waves sent across the universe when two black holes- bodies of such immense mass and density that no light can escape - collide.
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The Bookworm: ‘My Daddy Rules the World’ is Family Fun

'My Daddy Rules the World' is a great book for kids to read to Dad, for Dad to read aloud, or for sharing with Grandpa, too.
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CFVI and United Jazz Foundation to Present Jaci and Jerry Silverberg Trumpet Awards

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) and United Jazz Foundation (UJF) will present the Jaci and Jerry Silverberg Trumpet Awards to Keshawn Hardy and Daniel Newton at 7:30 p.m., June 2.
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'Super Freak'

The Bookworm: Fans of Rick James Will Enjoy ‘Super Freak’

While any fan of the music o the '70s will enjoy 'Super Freak,' but the book's audience is primarily would be super fans of the superstar.
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