Pure escapism is what author Aya de León offers here with a story that actually has many separate plots – romance, family drama, a little espionage, and surprisingly righteous feminism – all of them appealing.
Many of the students started playing their instruments in elementary school, while others come from musical families. The one thing they had in common is the fact that they were all influenced by other musicians.
With the fifth annual Coal Pot Cook-Off this month, it’s beginning to look like the feast honoring the old, traditional way of cooking has become a St. Thomas culinary tradition.
This year the event will again be at Emancipation Garden, on July 22 from noon to 4 p.m.
The exhibit will provide an experiential, hands-on learning opportunity for youths and adults, and it will be a source of information on the critical role the highly specialized mangrove trees play in the Virgin Islands.