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CBCC Brings Christmas Joy to Coral Bay Children

Also, since people could not get together, Dawn, the new owner of Pickles, bought on St. Thomas and then donated large frozen turkeys, hams and children's gifts that the group of volunteers delivered to 52 families including over 70 children

Bat Calendar Helps Support Non-Profits by Pollinating the Population with Bat Facts

During Bat Week this past October, the VI Bat Team and the Virgin Islands Children’s Museum collaborated to collect bat art from the community with their Bat Week Art Challenge. The top 13 artworks were published in the 2021 Bat Week Art Challenge Calendar.

Street Level VI, G-Clef Academy Music Scholarship Awardees Begin Their Journeys

The awardees of the Street Level VI/G-Clef Music Academy Music Education Scholarships are beginning their year-long musical journey. The four scholarship recipients were recently announced at two special performance workshops on St. Thomas and St. Croix.

UVI Presents Virtual Dance Workshops to Showcase New BFA Dance Program 

 The first two virtual workshops are offered via Zoom on Nov. 27 and Nov. 30, free of charge to the public. High school students are encouraged to participate.

Artist’s Mask Mission Project Featured in Pandemic Art New York Exhibit

St. Croix artist Danica M. David's “Mask Mission” project is presently featured at "Awareness through Conceptual Art and Photography," an online exhibition at X Gallery in New York City.

The Caribbean Writer Announces Volume 34 Prize Winners

The Caribbean Writer truly appreciates the tremendous support of its prize sponsors. It is evident that their generosity is carving new inroads and casting new futures in literacy and literature within the Virgin Islands, the broader Caribbean and regions beyond.

Painting by Elisa Bryan

"This painting, The Islands and the Sea, was inspired by the bananaquits that demand to be fed every morning outside my window."

Special Rock Lounge Open Mic to Celebrate Life of Doug Iannucci

WUVI Radio and the Rock Collective will present A Special Rock Lounge Open Mic virtual gathering celebrating the life of Doug Iannucci. From 6-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13.

Applications Now Open for Grants by Emergency COVID-19 Fund for Artists

The Caribbean COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Artists in Puerto Rico (PR) and the USVI is made possible by a grant from the Open Society Foundation for a total of $200,000, which will be awarded in individual grants of $2,000 to artists who are full-time residents of the USVI or PR.

Poem by Filippo Cassinelli and Painting by Shansi Miller

My words / leave the white page, / A red foot tortoise / meandering / through tall grass / amongst the clovers.