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Caribbean Genealogy Library Oral History Project Reaches Out to Community

The Caribbean Genealogy Library has launched the Oral History Project to recognize the oldest members of the community and capture their stories, members learned on Saturday when the organization hosted its annual meeting.

In Frederiksted, Jungle James Offers Learning in an Outdoor Setting

Jungle James Cultural Tour and Petting Zoo is a new, family-friendly place located in Frederiksted, providing an outdoor learning environment for children of all ages.

Op-Ed: Kwanzaa is Needed Even More This Year in the V.I.

The celebration of Kwanzaa has been taking place for almost 50 years in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where a majority of the population is made up of people of African descent.

Art Thursday Returns to Christiansted Nov. 19

Art Thursday will kick off its third season on Nov. 19 as an all-day event, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. galleries and jewelers are welcoming the return of this third-Thursday-of-the-month venue, which has been a pillar in downtown Christiansted.

Neltjeberg Estate Remains in Moolenaar Family Hands After 170 Years

Just a short drive down a precarious road to a location where the sea meets dense undergrowth, there are dusty historical relics enveloped in lush vegetation, hidden to the naked eye but containing secrets that hark back to the 17th century.

Henle Gallery Closes, Leaving a Legacy of Family Art

The Henle Gallery in Christiansted will close on Aug. 31 after almost three decades of displaying artwork by the Henle family as well as other international and local artists.

Op-ed: Eid al-Fitr, a Beautiful Celebration Filled with Joy for Muslims

Eid al Fitr is coming soon; this is a holiday that Muslims celebrate at the ending of Ramadan, the month of fasting. Eid al Fitr will begin the evening of Saturday, May 23.

Virgin Islands Youth Shine in Online Art Gallery

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.
Valerie Sims gets ready for a book signing at Mongoose Junction. (Source photo by Amy Roberts)

Valerie Sims Traces STJ Roots Through Seven Generations

Valerie Sims has spent a lifetime absorbing family stories about her ancestors, including the Creque family, who became major landowners and figures of influence in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands.
Joyce Hickok's 'Resistance' is among the Art Guild works on display. (Source photo by Darshania Domingo)

Art Guild’s Work Featured at Caribbean Museum Center Show

The Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts on Friday opened its upper gallery for attendees to experience The Art Show, a collection of works presented by the Artist Guild of St. Croix. The show is scheduled to run through Friday, Feb. 7.

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