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If you and your family are looking for some more enriching activities during this pandemic, five V.I. storytellers will be livestreaming V.I. folklore on Tuesday nights for five weeks, starting Tuesday, May 5.
Skilled sailor and former Calypso King Llewellyn Westerman will take the helm of his Mongoose 37 trimaran once again. That’s a promise.
The 2019 St. John Festival Food Fair attracted residents and visitors to Cruz Bay Sunday for the wide selection of local dishes and crafts on sale. Guests stepping off the ferry were immediately greeted with the smell of fresh fruit and Caribbean cooking, the sounds of music and revelry, and the Love City hospitality and culture.
Lenisha Richards, 18, was crowned the 2019 Miss St. John Festival Queen. Tamyra Bartlette, 13, was crowned Junior Miss St. John Festival and, as the only contenders for their titles, Lemuel Liburd III and Elizabeth Farrell were crowned the 2019 St. John Festival Prince and Princess.
Asta Williams is a St. Croix treasure known for many decades as a master storyteller, masquerader director, dancer and culture bearer. And now she is on the cover of the Viya V.I. phone book. Williams lives her culture all the time.
The Senate's Culture, Historic Preservation and Agriculture Committee on Friday had senators and testifiers singing. Most V.I. Senate hearings plod along with debates and conflicts, but Friday as senators recognized two island musicians, an educator, and a religious leader, everything was harmony and praise.