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Thursday, December 8, 2022


Bajo El Sol Gallery to Host Howard Jones Book Signing

Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the author and purchase his latest book, “Julianne: Queen of the Ruins,” a book about the life of a young inchling, Julianne, and her quest to explore the ruins of St. Thomas.

Mango Tango Art Gallery Presents Works by Kat Stevens: ‘9 Lives at Once’

Mango Tango Art Gallery will unveil the stellar Kat Stevens exhibition at a reception from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10.

“Ah Glow In Deh Park” to light up Limpricht Park Friday

The fourth annual Limpricht Park Tree Lighting hosted by the Crucian Cultural Group will take place on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. The virtual program will stream live on WTJX, PBS Channel 12, as well as on the CCG Facebook page.

The Forum to Present the Met Opera Live Screening in HD of ‘La Traviata’ Dec. 8

Verdi’s musical-dramatic ability to portray the individual in a marginalized relationship to society keeps this work a mainstay on the world’s stages.

Mango Tango Art Gallery Presents Works by Kat Stevens: ‘9 Lives at Once’

Her largest piece is actually 10 pieces, a polyptych of museum-wrapped canvas representing a tree. And this tree represents a balanced and peaceful life with tolerance and unity. 

Mary Rodriguez: Stylized and Abstract Art Show to Open December 10

Mango Tango Art Gallery opens the exhibit of works by Mary Rodriguez with a reception from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10. Her 14 mixed-media paintings range in size from 4-inch squares to 36 by 48 inches.

Rescue Organizations Ask for Gift Donations for Three Kings Toy Drive

Community members are asked, where possible, to donate a new, unwrapped gift to a child who is noted as coming from a family in need.

Inaugural Blue Dream Tramp Through the Streets of Christiansted

The streets were in aglow on Saturday night as the free Inaugural Blue Dream Tramp danced through the Christiansted town. In honor of diabetes awareness month, the V.I. Diabetes Center of Excellence, V.I. Department of Health, Division of Chronic Disease and the V.I. Department of Sports Parks and Recreation presented a fun way for the community to come out and exercise.

“Crucian Lights and Sparkle on Deh Streets” Mobile Lantern Motorcade Spreads Christmas Cheer on St. Croix

Presented by the Crucian Cultural Group, the 3rd Annual “Culture, Heritage & Tradition” Mobile Lantern Motorcade did not disappoint. The motorcade began in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions. It was so well received that it has continued to help the Christmas Season off to a wonderful start on St. Croix.

6th Annual Crucian Coconut Festival Signals Opening of the Crucian Christmas Holiday

The 6th annual Crucian Coconut Festival signaled the opening of the Crucian Christmas holiday, with activities starting on Friday. 

Caribbean Genealogy Library to Host Two Family History Authors

Friday, Dec. 9, the Caribbean Genealogy Library will host a presentation by author Melissa Fredericks Also and on Saturday, Dec. 17, it will host author Anne Walbom.

The 70th Annual St. Croix Crucian Christmas Festival Returns in Person

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism (USVI) is welcoming visitors to celebrate the 70th annual St. Croix Crucian Christmas Festival this holiday season, beginning Sunday, Dec. 11, through Saturday, Jan. 7.

Diaspora Expressions On Spirituality & Ritual: A Second Look

Diaspora Expressions: On Spirituality & Rituals opened at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Nov. 18 with art patrons in the community expressing their connection to the theme and their desire to revisit the exhibit.

Student Music Makers Win Big at USVI BreakBeatCode Hackathon

Because of an amazing Google team and eight coaches from the USVI who learned the BreakBeatCode curriculum, over 20 children, ages 12-17, got the opportunity to learn to create their own beats on a computer.

Holiday Jump Up Returns After Two Years of Pandemic

The Holiday Jump Up returns to downtown Christiansted on Friday, complete with music, vendors and camaraderie on every corner. The party to welcome the Christmas season starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m.

“I am David Hamilton Jackson” Student Art Show on Display at Fort Frederik

The Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums will host the “I am David Hamilton Jackson” art exhibition at St. Croix's Fort Frederik Museum on Saturday from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources announced Tuesday.

Bajo El Sol Gallery Opens the SHE Exhibit: Three Women Artists

The opening of the exhibition will coincide with Mongoose Junction’s yearly holiday kick-off event “Evening In the Courtyard.” Musical guests will include steel pan from the Love City Pan Dragons, jazz duo From Broheem with Love, Lauren & Bo and special guests Moko Jumbie Yisrael Petersen and friends.

The Forum Presents the Schedule for Season 2022 – 2023

The 2022-2023 season emphasizes the developing influence of the African Diaspora with fresh, new energy in the classical music genre. It also introduces a variety of cultural exchange initiatives to inspire our local community to experience the music of similar small, rural areas around the world where music is an essential aspect of their day-to-day lives.

Mongoose Junction Kicks off Holiday Spirit with Evening in the Courtyard

Mongoose Junction Merchants Association will kick off the holiday season with their annual holiday tradition at 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25, with live music, delicious food, cold drinks and shopping at Mongoose Junction. 

STT-STJ Woodworkers Society to Present 2022 Woodworkers Expo in December

The St. Thomas-St. John Woodworkers Society will present the 2022 Woodworkers Expo. On St. Thomas, the expo will happen from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2 and 3, at E’s Garden Tea House on Garden Street in Charlotte Amalie town. On St. John, the Woodworkers Expo will...
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