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VI Council on the Arts Offers ‘How to Apply’ Workshops for Aug. 31 Grants

Workshops will take place virtually at 5:30 p.m., on Friday, July 30 and Friday, Aug. 20, via Facebook live.

VI Council on the Arts Opens Annual Applications for Grants Online

Eligible individuals and organizations include those whose programming are V.I. based and those who have been in existence in the V.I. for a minimum of two years.

The Caribbean Writer Calls for Creative Work and Artwork for Volume 36

The Caribbean Writer (TCW) has issued a call for submissions for Volume 36 under the 2021 theme: “Disruption, Disguise and Illuminations.” Writers are invited to offer for consideration creative works exploring this theme in its widest permutations.

VI Council on the Arts Secures New Funding for Creative Aging Program

Virgin Islands Council on the Arts secured $23,000 for its project “Seniors Staying Connected.”

Tiphanie Yanique’s New Novel Is ‘Monster in the Middle’

Tiphanie Yanique’s new novel, “Monster in the Middle,” takes the reader on a generational love journey that spans some of America’s most perilous moments.

Virtual Memorial to Celebrate Timothy Graphenreed Held Feb. 28

Tony winners Lillias White, Phylicia Rashad, George Faison, Emmy/Golden Globe winner S. Epatha Merkerson and others will celebrate Broadway’s Timothy Graphenreed.

V.I. Curator and Arts Advocate Launches Online Archive

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.

Poem by Dr. Joseph DeJames

It seems like despite what we knew, the Red and the Blue / Are not the colors we thought occupied, with others, the crayon box.

Poem by Filippo Cassinelli

Defender in chief / of the republic / goose steps / on the boulevard.

CMCArts Is Offering Free Virtual Art Classes

The Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts is now offering “Art at Home with CMCArts.”