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Arts-Entertainment

Carl Cannon

The Bookworm: ‘On This Date’ Captures U.S.’s Captivating Calendar

“On This Date: Discovering America One Day at a Time” by Carl Cannon, © 2017, $28, 448 pages It’s going to be a great day. You woke up this morning and you’ve got big plans, which is exciting. There’s food in the fridge, gas in the tank, and a roof over your head. Today’s going to be
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G-Clef Music Academy Summer Camp to Hold Free Grande Recital August 3

G-Clef Music Academy is celebrating its 8th Annual Summer Music Camp with a free Grande Recital set for 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3, at Charlotte Amalie High School's auditorium.
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Local Author’s Book on Audre Lorde Wins Lambda Literary Award

St. Croix author Dr. Gloria I. Joseph now has an award-winning biography/anthology to add to her long list of internationally recognized literary works.
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Aya de Leon (Photo by Anna de Leon)

The Bookworm: ‘The Boss’ is a Far-Fetched Summer Read

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.
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The Boys and Girls in the Band at CAHS Showcase Their Talents

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.
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5th Annual Coal Pot Cook-Off July 22

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.
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Author and rock mom Virginia Hanlon Grohl. (Photo by Michael Elins)

The Bookworm: ‘From Cradle to Stage’ Is a ‘Nice’ Look at Raising Stars, But Offers Little Insight

Rock star Dave Grohl's mom, Virginia, set out to learn from other music moms how they raised their rockers. The result is a pleasant collection of memories, but not much in the way of 'how-to.'
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Kevin Hart (Photo by Art Streiber)

The Bookworm: Kevin Hart Passes on Life Lessons in ‘I Can’t Make This Up’

Growing up, Kevin Hart observed and paid attention to life, and applied those lessons to his career. 'Always be your best,' he learned. 'Someone might be watching.'
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Children’s Museum, VI EPSCor to Open Mangrove Exhibit June 17

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.
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The Bookworm: ‘Once a Cop’ Tells Two Stories from Both Sides of the Law

Halfway through, Cory Pegues's tale of going from drug dealer to cop loses the rage that fuels the first act and becomes stumbles towards the finish.
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