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.
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.
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.
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.
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.