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    St. Croix’s We Deh Yah Cultural Dancers Perform in Denmark for 100th Anniversary of Danish West Indian Society

    By Kerri Hanley | August 17, 2017

    The We Deh Yah Cultural Dancers of St. Croix took an exciting trip to Denmark last month.  The purpose of the trip was to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Danish West Indian Society (Dansk Vetindisk Selskab).  21 group members made the 11-day trip, which started with a layover in Oslo, Norway.  Several group members... Read More

    Caribbean Dance Company Celebrates 40 Years at Memorial Day Weekend Recitals

    By Brianna Nelthropp | May 28, 2017

    The Caribbean Dance Company of the Virgin Islands (aka The Caribbean Dance School) celebrated 40 years of “preserving culture through dance” this weekend.  They hosted a two-night recital at Island Center for the Performing Arts (a venue change from previous years at St. Croix’s Complex High School).  The two and a half hour performance included dancers... Read More

    St. Croix Sea Images Featured in National Geographic’s February Issue

    By Brianna Nelthropp | February 14, 2017

    National Geographic Photographer Brian Sperry spent approximately three weeks in St. Croix in the summer of 2016 capturing the beauty of our underwater areas and multitude of marine life.  Sperry’s hope with the project is to draw attention to ocean conservation efforts. Sperry’s work is featured in this month’s issue of National Geographic.  The piece... Read More

    Virgin Islands Food Tours Impart Local Cuisine, History

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | January 29, 2017

    I recently had the pleasure of taking a Virgin Islands Food Tour led by Anquanette Gaspard.  The tours are a newer option on St. Croix, which started last year.  Gaspard is the company founder and a passionate advocate for St. Croix’s rich culture and culinary scene.  Her unique background intertwines cuisine from the Caribbean and the states,... Read More

    St. Croix Food & Wine Experience Week Evolves to Focus on Organizational Mission

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | January 12, 2017

    This year’s St. Croix Food & Wine Experience week will be consolidated, going from April 7 through 10, 2017.  Departing from previous years, in which there were approximately eight days of events sometimes with multiple events per day, the line-up will be streamlined as follows: bond @ balter (Friday, April 7 at 11:00 a.m.) Cork... Read More

    Vintage and Collectibles Fair To Be Held Saturday in Christiansted

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | December 9, 2016

    This Saturday, December 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the annual Vintage and Collectibles Fair will be held at Peter Carl Limpricht Park in Christiansted (10 King Street, between Prince and King Cross Streets).  Holiday shoppers can expect approximately 35 exhibitors at the event, including local food vendors.  Beyond vintage and collectible items, the... Read More

    Island Roots Designs Unearthed at Joyia Inspirational Jewelry

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | December 6, 2016

    A beautiful new line of jewelry deemed the island roots collection is now available at Joyia Inspirational Jewelry, just in time for the holidays.  The jewelry store is located on Queen Cross Street (between Company and King) in Christiansted.  Inspired by the appearance of mangrove trees, the intertwined design is available in rings or bracelets,... Read More

    St. Croix’s Debbie Sun to Debut New Designs in December

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | November 13, 2016

    Designer Debbie Sun (debbie sun DESIGN STUDIO) has been busy preparing to showcase new pieces.  On Art Thursday in December (12-15-16) in Christiansted; she is slated to release a line of Spanish hand fans, scarves and note cards with new designs; just in time for the holidays.  Sun is also busy finishing a commissioned piece... Read More

    ADORN Gift Store To Open Nov. 4 in Christiansted

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | October 24, 2016

    A new home, lifestyle and gift store is coming to Christiansted just in time for holiday shopping.  The store is called ADORN and is located on Company Street at the intersection with Queen Cross Street (sharing a building with balter).  Opening is set for Friday, November 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. The proprietors are Kris Massicott... Read More

    St. Croix Native Johanna Bermúdez-Ruiz Shines in Documentary Film Industry

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | October 15, 2016

    St. Croix native Johanna Bermúdez-Ruiz of Cane Bay Films, LLC premiered the trailer of her newest documentary “Sugar Pathways” on Thursday, at the Danish West India & Guinea Company Warehouse in Christiansted.  The documentary explores the migration of Puerto Ricans to the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Following the presentation, Bermúdez-Ruiz gave a lecture about her experience... Read More