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VI Council on the Arts Offers ‘How to Apply’ Workshops for Aug. 31 Grants

Workshops will take place virtually at 5:30 p.m., on Friday, July 30 and Friday, Aug. 20, via Facebook live.

VI Council on the Arts Opens Annual Applications for Grants Online

Eligible individuals and organizations include those whose programming are V.I. based and those who have been in existence in the V.I. for a minimum of two years.

‘Social Isolation’ Poem by Sandra C. Bradley

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The Caribbean Writer Calls for Creative Work and Artwork for Volume 36

The Caribbean Writer (TCW) has issued a call for submissions for Volume 36 under the 2021 theme: “Disruption, Disguise and Illuminations.” Writers are invited to offer for consideration creative works exploring this theme in its widest permutations.

“Inscription at Drake’s Seat” Poem By Filippo Cassinelli

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.

“Crossing” Poem By Filippo Cassinelli

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.

Poem “Dear Derek” by Sandra C. Bradley

The Source Arts & Literature section highlights the work of our creative readers.

VI Council on the Arts Secures New Funding for Creative Aging Program

Virgin Islands Council on the Arts secured $23,000 for its project “Seniors Staying Connected.”

Tiphanie Yanique’s New Novel Is ‘Monster in the Middle’

Tiphanie Yanique’s new novel, “Monster in the Middle,” takes the reader on a generational love journey that spans some of America’s most perilous moments.

Virtual Memorial to Celebrate Timothy Graphenreed Held Feb. 28

Tony winners Lillias White, Phylicia Rashad, George Faison, Emmy/Golden Globe winner S. Epatha Merkerson and others will celebrate Broadway’s Timothy Graphenreed.

V.I. Curator and Arts Advocate Launches Online Archive

This online archive seeks to support artists in archiving, preserving and making accessible – virtually and to the public – U.S. Virgin Islands visual and literary artistic responses to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Poem by Dr. Joseph DeJames

It seems like despite what we knew, the Red and the Blue / Are not the colors we thought occupied, with others, the crayon box.

MLK Day Poem By DaraMonifah Cooper

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

Poem by Filippo Cassinelli

Defender in chief / of the republic / goose steps / on the boulevard.

CMCArts Is Offering Free Virtual Art Classes

The Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts is now offering “Art at Home with CMCArts.”

Bat Calendar Helps Support Non-Profits by Pollinating the Population with Bat Facts

During Bat Week this past October, the VI Bat Team and the Virgin Islands Children’s Museum collaborated to collect bat art from the community with their Bat Week Art Challenge. The top 13 artworks were published in the 2021 Bat Week Art Challenge Calendar.

VICA Kicks Off ‘Christmas at the Dorsch’ With ‘Sip & Paint Edition’

Local artist Eliana Schuster-Brown will lead the “Sip & Paint Edition” adult party at the Dorsch Center on Strand Street in downtown Frederiksted on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 7 p.m. until.

Poems by Filippo Cassinelli

Do not predict / interpret / comprehend / the tea leaves / of what she says

UVI Presents Virtual Dance Workshops to Showcase New BFA Dance Program 

 The first two virtual workshops are offered via Zoom on Nov. 27 and Nov. 30, free of charge to the public. High school students are encouraged to participate.

The Caribbean Writer Announces Volume 34 Prize Winners

The Caribbean Writer truly appreciates the tremendous support of its prize sponsors. It is evident that their generosity is carving new inroads and casting new futures in literacy and literature within the Virgin Islands, the broader Caribbean and regions beyond.

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