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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Arts & Literature

USVI Folklore To Be Livestreamed at 6 p.m. Tuesdays for Five Weeks

If you and your family are looking for some more enriching activities during this pandemic, five V.I. storytellers will be livestreaming V.I. folklore on Tuesday nights for five weeks, starting Tuesday, May 5.

COVID Creativity: Paintings by Janet Cook-Rutnik

I find mangoes deliciously difficult to paint so I am always challenged by them and can really sink my teeth into them (haha) thus providing a great distraction from the corona world outside the studio.

COVID Creativity: Poem by Sandra C. Bradley

COVID Creativity is a new Source arts feature highlighting the work of our creative readers as they respond to a time of global pandemic.

COVID Creativity: Painting by Augustin Holder

This painting represents the anxiety, vulnerability and fear as the news of the Covid-19 Pandemic was eminent. It was surreal; like a midnight marauder it maneuvered with stealth, avoiding the radar, descending at our shoreline and doorstep waiting to raise havoc upon us all.

WTJX to Premiere First Local Radio Talk Show: ‘Analyze This’

The Virgin Islands Public Broadcasting System announces its first local radio talk show on its NPR member station, WTJX-FM, 93.1. “Analyze This” will be hosted by former senator and veteran broadcaster Neville James on weekdays, beginning April 27.

CARES Program to Give Grants for the Arts

The Virgin Islands Council on the Arts, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, has developed a program to help secure jobs and keep the doors open for the arts and culture community.

Lots of Options for Online Arts This Month

Never underestimate the human desire to create and share their creations. Some art organizations and individuals are making their work available through cyberspace for no or little fee.

COVID Creativity: Poem by Barbara Young

I went to a place that has always brought me peace to listen to the Easter sunrise service in this year of the pandemic. While listening to the voice of Jeff Neevel and the guitar of James Anderson, I had one of those rare moments of clarity.

COVID Creativity: Stained Glass by Rosalyn Rossignol

"Flatten the Curve!" is made of stained glass, and was inspired by my hope that we would be able to do that quickly here in the V.I.

COVID Creativity: Poem by Annie Murphy

COVID Creativity is a new Source arts feature highlighting the work of our creative readers as they respond to a time of global pandemic.

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