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Virgin Islands Council on the Arts brings arts and humanities awareness to the territory throughout the month of October to enrich the cultural life of its citizens.
The 12th annual Youth Art Month exhibition of student art from the U.S. Virgin Islands looked like it might have to be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but instead the artwork has moved online where the whole world can see it.
The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix is livestreaming “Forgotten in Paradise,” a locally made film examining mental health services in the territory, on their YouTube channel Saturday, April 18.
As an artist I respond to my place, circumstances and in this latest case, a pandemic. The COVID pandemic will mark each of us forever, and so I felt that making an object to be used daily would help keep the confusion, anxiety and fear in our memories, so that we might prevent this from happening again.
What started as a talking point for a Toastmasters presentation is now a screenplay that hopes to share the fight for human rights during St. Croix’s 1878 Fireburn with an international audience.
Because he is a talented dancer, Amal Bryson has been given the chance of a lifetime – a scholarship from St. Croix Pride to train and dance with KasheDance, a contemporary dance company founded by Jamaican Kevin Ormsby, now based in Canada.