Students Stress Inclusion, Social Justice and Tolerance as Hebrew Congregation Honors Eight at MLK Awards Ceremony
The universality of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s work was not lost on the eight students who spoke to the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas virtually on Friday night about their hopes for steering our community toward a path of tolerance, equitable communication, acceptance, and change.
Two of the three remaining major agriculture fairs in the Virgin Islands have postponed their dates based on consideration for the spike in COVID-19 numbers.
My Brother’s Workshop (MBW) will host “Mystery in Paradise” set to the theme of Clue by Hasbro from 7-10 p.m. (AST) on Saturday, Feb. 26.
Art @ Top Hat, the St. Croix icon, closed its doors on Dec. 31. Although closed as a gallery, there will be a big sale on Saturday, Jan. 15, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. “We are selling estate art, handmade jewelry, fixtures, and kitchen tools,” said Hanne Rasmussen.
Take a trip through an "Intrepid Journey" on Saturday, January 15, 2022, as artist Augustin Kelvin Holder presents a full-scale exhibition of his abstract works at 81C on Kronprindsens Gade.
81C in historic Charlotte Amalie has announced the launch of the 81C Town Tour, a walking-tour-social celebrating present, past and future reflections on the town.
Kwanzaa is devoted to celebrating the seven basic values of African culture or the "Nguzo Saba," which in Swahili means the seven principles. Translated these are: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith.
As a yogini, healing artist, musician, and writer, Darshania continues her life journey with the release of the album “Heart Chakra.”
Call it what you will, the Crucian Christmas Carnival/Festival Village has been an important part of the holiday festivities since about 1957. The Village has honored someone each year who has made significant contributions to the entire Festival.
Nateli Ruiz is offering a new schedule for her Hip-Hop masterclasses on Wednesday, Jan. 5. The open level classes are for children, 6:30-7:15 p.m., and for adults, 7:15-8:30 p.m. Children six years and older and adults starting at age 16 are welcome.
Crucian benefactor Danica David announced the opening date of December 30, 2021, for application to the Second Annual Creative Callaloo Visual Arts Scholarship, with a deadline of January 30, 2022.
The hills of Bordeaux aren't unfamiliar to the sound of African drumming at sundown, but once a year, the rhythms are coupled with the burning of seven candles symbolizing the principles of Kwanzaa along with the chanting of "Harambee" seven times as community members end the night shouting, "let's pull together," in KiSwahili.
On Dec. 15, a small group of educators and students participated in a two-hour professional development workshop entitled "Creating Safe Spaces to Support LGBTQ+ Students in the U.S. Virgin Islands Schools," facilitated by Dr. Sheila Gregory, a professor at Clark Atlanta University.
29-year-old Virgin Islander, Leo Sibilly III, released his latest single, "Bettin On Me," on December 13, 2021, to push himself to keep reaching his goals and encourage others to do the same.
For the second year in a row, the University of the Virgin Islands Association of Black Journalists Xmas Toys Giveaway is led by one of the youngest Virgin Islanders. 4-year-old Kohl Sealey, a resident of St. Croix, eagerly gathered up some of his favorite toys and filled two boxes to give away to kids in need of presents for the holidays.
“Friends in the Courtyard” Artisans meet Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts. Anyone interested in art, crafts, or anything related to the arts is welcome to join the group or lead a class, Bev Lewis said.
The Visionaries are back again with another giveaway for the Virgin Islands community. On January 6, 2022, the group will be having a "Back 2 School Toy Drive" that will benefit students of all ages.