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Promoters Aim to Create 'Festival Within Festival' With 'Look Jam', Five Events With 36 Acts Including…

Ernice Gilbert | November 16, 2022

This year's festival season on St. Croix — the first full event since pandemic-induced lockdowns canceled entertainment around the world in 2020 — is shaping up to be a historic and euphoric time, with numerous promoters organizing entertainment events built around the Crucian Christmas Festival.  Among them is TS Entertainment, Rebel Gong Movements and USVI Festivals, the organizers of "Look Jam", described as five events from Dec. 26 through Jan. 4 whose aim is to offer revelers a variety of entertainment options throughout the season, and thereby creating a "festival within festival," said Jun Romney, a partner in the events and head of Rebel Gong Movements. "People can expect — it’s in the name — a premium experience, a premium and diverse cultural experience, and I think that’s the best way to summarize it," Mr. Romney said, conveying…

St. John Carnival 'Most Beautiful Melting Pot of Diversity'…

Ernice Gilbert | July 01, 2022

The St. John Carnival Village, named Jordan Ville in honor of Derron Jordan — a St. Johnian described…

What Rain? Virgin Islanders Brave Stormy Weather to…

Ernice Gilbert | May 02, 2022

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, ST. THOMAS — The weather forecast was projected the night before: it would rain heavy…

Mas is Back: Jouvert Morning Returns After Pandemic-Induced…

Staff Consortium | April 29, 2022

It got off to a late start, but Jouvert Morning in St. Thomas — back after a two-year pandemic-induced…

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