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ATLANTA – The St. Thomas brothers who make up the musical due Rock City gave an interview to The Idolator’s Chris Williot yesterday. Theron and Timothy Thomas – who spoke at the University of the Virgin Islands Man-Up Male Empowerment Conference this year – were candid when they spoke with Williot

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“Land of Love and Drowning” (Riverhead Books), by Tiphanie Yanique CHARLOTTE AMALIE – For the people on the U.S. mainland, if they think about the U.S. Virgin Islands at all, they think of rum punches, tropical resorts and hurricanes. Tiphanie Yanique’s debut novel, “Land of Love and Drowning,” is a

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“Sugar Cane Alley” 1983 PORT OF SPAIN — The Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival has unveiled its first selections for this year’s edition of the Festival with the announcement that ten classic Caribbean films will form part of the 2015 lineup. These ten films will screen in a special sidebar

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DRUNK BAY, St. John — Deep within the human psyche lies a need to create. From simple prehistoric cave paintings depicting deer, bears and cats to modern street art with a message, humans have left artistic marks in myriad ways through the millenniums. On St. John, a relatively new tradition

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  Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907 and in her short-lived life became one of the most important Mexican icons, not only with her paintings, but with her strong, outspoken and enduring personality. Kahlo met fellow painter Diego Rivera, and they got married when she was 22 into

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  Donald Trump entered the presidential fray two weeks ago with a flurry of racially-tinged comments that have led to widespread backlash and condemnation. But to one New Jersey author and native of the Dominican Republic, the Republican hopeful’s tactic of “demonizing immigrants” is nothing new for the elites. It’s

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  The famous drip paintings come first so you know you’re in the right place. The classic Jackson Pollock images – a canvas completely covered with a lattice of enamel paint, a carefully controlled chaos resulting in a beautiful composition. Among the works on show at Tate Liverpool there’s “Tiger,”

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The Hobbit movies weren’t that great. I don’t think anybody’s going to argue about that too much. After all, a less than 200 page book turned into three very, very long movies, with lots and lots of added fuff that destroyed the story. But the movies did very well, and

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Welcome to “Jurassic World.” It’s been 14 years since Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) ventured back to the island in “Jurassic Park III” where scientist used dinosaur DNA to create what was supposed to be the ultimate theme park. At least that was the pitch for the first movie, “Jurassic

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Pressure Busspipe will headline the America’s Paradise USVI Music Festival in St. Thomas next month, according to organizers of the event. Busspipe, whose real name is Delyno Brown, is the reggae recording artist son of WSTA-1340 “Lucky 13” radio personality Irvin “Brownie” Brown. Busspipe’s hit “Virgin Islands

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