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Local Artist Helps Preserve 'The Art of Moko Jumbie'

Thirty-year veteran Moko Jumbie performer, Willard S. John, is producing a multimedia Crucian art exhibit – "The Art of Moko Jumbie." The exhibition will open at 5p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Walsh Metal Works Gallery in Peters Rest. Featured will be both live performances and the artwork of over 30 Virgin Islands artists, who will explore the theme of Moko Jumbie traditions. The exhibit will continue through March 12. Walsh Metal Works Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, or by appointment. For more information call the gallery at 773-8169.

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