9-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Shot in Head in Croixville Housing Community; Police Detain 15-Year-Old

Concerned Residents Clean Christiansted Town Using Their Own Tools, Money, and Some Help from the VI Fire Service

Territory May See Veterans Cemetery Through DeGazon-Sponsored Bill

Credit and Debit Cards of WAPA Customers Were Compromised Since August 30th, WAPA Says, Authority to Finally Start Issuing Notification Via Mail and Email

Sports Tourism in VI Gains Momentum as DC United Team is set to Play Exhibition Soccer Game on St. Croix

Carnival Breeze Brings 3,700 Tourists to St. Croix During Maiden Call; Senators, Tourism Officials Want to See More

Limetree Bay Willing To Provide $10 Million To Help Add Life to a Dying G.E.R.S.

American Airlines to Serve St. Croix With New Flights Next Summer

The Sudden Death of Influential Roots Reggae Visionary, Vaughn Benjamin of Midnite Band and Akae Beka, Has Rocked the Virgin Islands and Reggae Community Around the World

Arthur A. Richards K-8 School Hosts Anti-Bullying Campaign

Come Out. Hang Out. Have Fun at The Meat Up, One of St. Thomas’ Latest Hot-Spot for Good Food with Friends and Family.

UVI Board of Trustees Approves $47.1 Million Fiscal Year 2020 Budget; Sets $3 Million Fundraising Goal

Man Dies During Early Morning Car Accident on St. Croix; Driver of Car Arrested (Updated)

'You Did Everything You Could to Prevent this from Happening': An Emotional Goodbye to Young Aaron Benjamin

Back in Business: Cost U Less on St. Thomas Opened its Doors Friday to Thousands of Customers 2 Years after Irma and Maria

Bill Aimed at Regulating Credit Use by Gov't Departments and Agencies Among Others Held in Committee

Juan Luis Hospital Announces Completion and Availability of Mobile Dialysis Facilities

Tractor Trailer With Tank Carrying Thousands Of Gallons of Liquified Gas Flips Near Cool Out Bar; Driver Injured But Alive

Credit and Debit Card Hack Through WAPA Appears to be Widespread in Virgin Islands; WAPA Says Support Services Will be Made Available to Affected Customers

Facing Life in Prison Without Parole, Mother and Boyfriend Plead Not Guilty in Murder of 4-Year-Old Boy

DOE’s Division of VI Cultural Education Announces Pop-Up Workshop On St. Croix

Community Center / News / Virgin Islands / October 12, 2019

The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education (DVICE) will hold the first installment of its Cultural Pop-Up Workshop Series for the 2019-2020 school year on October 19 and the first Culture Crawl for St. Croix high school students on November 1.

The free costume-making, wire-bending, moko jumbie, and masquerading pop-up workshop will take place from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on October 19 at the David C. Canegata Ballpark.

DVICE Director Valrica Bryson described the workshops as “nine months of hands-on fun.” 

Workshops are once a month from October 2019 to May 2020, and will be facilitated by local masters and culture bearers. They are sponsored in part by the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts and the Reichhold Center for the Arts.  

The Culture Crawl: A Virgin Islands Cultural and Historical Scavenger Hunt will begin at 9:30 a.m. on November 1 at the National Park Service in Christiansted and is open to St. Croix high school students attending both public and private schools.

The grand prize winner will receive a day trip to the St. Thomas Carnival Food Fair 2020.

Schools may register by calling (340) 774-1095 ext. 7032. Registration deadline is October 15.

Staff Consortium

Previous Post

Sex Offender Daniel Cove Arrested by Authorities On St. Croix

Next Post

After Scolding WAPA Executives, Senators Tour Power Plants On St. Thomas And St. Croix

Leave a Reply

More Story

Sex Offender Daniel Cove Arrested by Authorities On St. Croix

ST. CROIX – Attorney General Denise George on Friday announced the arrest of 36-six-year-old Daniel Cove, a registered...

October 12, 2019