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Thursday, December 1, 2022


Diaspora Expressions On Spirituality & Ritual: A Second Look

Diaspora Expressions: On Spirituality & Rituals opened at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Nov. 18 with art patrons in the community expressing their connection to the theme and their desire to revisit the exhibit.

Student Music Makers Win Big at USVI BreakBeatCode Hackathon

Because of an amazing Google team and eight coaches from the USVI who learned the BreakBeatCode curriculum, over 20 children, ages 12-17, got the opportunity to learn to create their own beats on a computer.

Holiday Jump Up Returns After Two Years of Pandemic

The Holiday Jump Up returns to downtown Christiansted on Friday, complete with music, vendors and camaraderie on every corner. The party to welcome the Christmas season starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m.

“I am David Hamilton Jackson” Student Art Show on Display at Fort Frederik

The Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums will host the “I am David Hamilton Jackson” art exhibition at St. Croix's Fort Frederik Museum on Saturday from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources announced Tuesday.

The Forum Presents The Alex Sopp Trio

Alexandra (Alex) Sopp, a musician and artist, living in Brooklyn, grew up on St. Croix and completed both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at The Juilliard School.

The Forum Presents the Schedule for Season 2022 – 2023

The 2022-2023 season emphasizes the developing influence of the African Diaspora with fresh, new energy in the classical music genre. It also introduces a variety of cultural exchange initiatives to inspire our local community to experience the music of similar small, rural areas around the world where music is an essential aspect of their day-to-day lives.

Mongoose Junction Kicks off Holiday Spirit with Evening in the Courtyard

Mongoose Junction Merchants Association will kick off the holiday season with their annual holiday tradition at 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25, with live music, delicious food, cold drinks and shopping at Mongoose Junction. 

STT-STJ Woodworkers Society to Present 2022 Woodworkers Expo in December

The St. Thomas-St. John Woodworkers Society will present the 2022 Woodworkers Expo. On St. Thomas, the expo will happen from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2 and 3, at E’s Garden Tea House on Garden Street in Charlotte Amalie town. On St. John, the Woodworkers Expo will...

Art Thursdays Returns to Pre-COVID Format

Art lovers! Art Thursday or Art Walk, returns to Christiansted the third Thursday of every month from November to May, beginning Nov. 17, with galleries and related retailers displaying the best St. Croix artwork.

Augustin Holder Paintings At The Italians

There’s a spirit in the paintings of Augustin Holder, a hat-wearing shadow figure, all in black except for a white collar peaking out. It’s an image at odds with the artist’s otherwise colorful abstractions. Imposing as the form may be, it’s not malevolent. 

‘The Fishermen Of Gallows Bay,’ a Poem by Winston Nugent

The Source Arts & Literature section highlights the work of our creative readers. All visual artists and creative writers are encouraged to share with us new works.

Mango Tango Art Gallery to Open ‘Art by a Square Foot Exhibition’ on Nov. 12

The gallery unveils the exhibition’ from 5:30 to 8:30 pm., Saturday, Nov. 12. It will showcase paintings in watercolor, oil, acrylic, pen and ink, ceramics, and collages in a 12"-inch square format.

Artists Guild of St. Croix Mentors the Youth and Shares Art with the Community

The Artists Guild of St. Croix provides fellowship among artists, promotes exhibits and workshops, and mentors young artists in the community. The Guild has organized a mask-making workshop for the youth ages seven to ten years at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts, Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon.

ElevateWi Brings Young Singers, Musicians and Poets Together

A passionate group of music and arts enthusiasts braved the inclement weather on Saturday evening, Nov. 5, to participate in an event to support young and upcoming artists in the Virgin Islands.

Spirit of the Islands Spiritual and Healing Arts Expo Promises to Be an Energetic and Enthusiastic Experience

The Spirit of the Islands Spiritual and Healing Arts Expo and Fair is promised to be an energetic and enthusiastic experience. The family-friendly event will welcome the community to come together to enjoy and celebrate holistic, herbal, energetic and healing methods in its truest essence.

Caribbean Mystics Podcast Repurposes V.I. Oral History Traditions

For those who have been waiting – there’s only a few days left to go before the launch of the Caribbean Mystics Podcast, a locally-based paranormal show that, on a deeper level, has given its founders a modern way of repurposing traditional stories that have been passed down within their families for generations.

81C Celebrates 2nd Anniversary; Exhibit Event to Feature Many Artists

81C is honored to announce the launch of “META” - A collective exhibition of fine art. There will be an opening reception for the show at 81C on Saturday, Oct. 29,

Family Movie Night Scheduled for Saturday Night at the AYSO Facility

The Lady Rover Soccer Club (“Lady Rovers SC”)  is hosting a free, family movie night on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the AYSO Facility (the field located near the Alfredo Andrews Elementary school) starting at 6:30 p.m. The free event will feature Hocus Pocus 2. 

Caribbean Magazine Plus Poetry Contest Winners Speak

This year’s crop of finalists was more experienced in their writing, which made the competition tougher than it was in its inaugural year. It was also special because it marks the first year a non-English speaker won or even placed in any contest Arawak Media has hosted.

Generation Next and JohnHope Entertainment to Present a Three-Day Comedy Tour

Non-profit and Democratic Club Generation Next and John Hope Entertainment will be hosting a three-day comedy tour. The tour will feature Tyler Chronicles from MTV’s Wild ‘N’ Out, Vanessa Fraction from HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, and Ronnie Jordan from P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy.
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