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.
The Caribbean COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Artists in Puerto Rico (PR) and the USVI is made possible by a grant from the Open Society Foundation for a total of $200,000, which will be awarded in individual grants of $2,000 to artists who are full-time residents of the USVI or PR.
The Rock City Beer Barn will play host to an open mic comedy show Friday, with local comedians getting the chance to showcase their talents to a wider audience while competing for cash prizes.
The Top Ensemble Honorees of the 2019 14th Annual Vento Shakespeare Festival, presented by Pistarckle Theater, were the eight students of the St. Croix Educational Complex, guided by teacher Alicia Ramos.
Good Hope Country Day School students performed “Mamma Mia!” to a sold-out audience at Friday’s opening night. The musical attracted community members of all ages to the first of six shows scheduled for two weekends at the Caribbean Community Theatre in Orange Grove, Christiansted.
NEA supports projects that focus on the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and/or the strengthening of communities through the arts.
Concepts such as self-love, confidence, healthy relationships, and positive body image were explored in the student play "Phenomenally" Thursday as UVI ssenior Nyaila Callwood premiered her first play in the Little Theater to an enthusiastic audience of friends, family, classmates, and community members.
This year’s 13th Annual Vento Shakespeare Festival was an overwhelming success, with approximately 120 students and eight teachers participating.