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VI Artists Eligible for Thousands of Dollars in Aid Provided Through CARES Act

Staff Consortium | May 10, 2020

The VI Council on the Arts (VICA) has announced the availability of funds to provide short-term financial relief to those in the arts, cultural, and creative industries impacted by the COVID19 pandemic in the territory. The funding — over $200,000 — is being made available through the CARES Act by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Dept. of Planning and Natural Resources has announced. According to D.P.N.R., eligible individuals and organizations whose primary mission is "to promote and provide connections through creative expression by sharing creative experiences, expressing our own creativity, or connecting us with others and ourselves are encouraged to apply." VICA said many artists, contract workers and cultural organizations, particularly those dependent on revenue from admissions and ticket sales, have been greatly impacted…

March is Music in our Schools Month in the USVI. Here's…

Staff Consortium | March 11, 2020

The Virgin Islands Department of Education, Division of Music Education and Programs, has organized…

VI Carnival Committee Lawsuit Against GVI Could Capsize…

Ernice Gilbert | February 23, 2020

ST. THOMAS — The Virgin Islands Carnival Committee (V.I.C.C.) has mounted a strong case against the…

Modern Dance Returns to Educational Complex High School

Staff Consortium | February 21, 2020

ST. CROIX — Following a seven-year hiatus, the St. Croix Educational Complex High School is again offering…

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