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May 22nd, 2015
17 for ‘Who’s next’ 1st elimination this weekend

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In keeping true to his promise of supporting local talent in the Virgin Islands (VI), BET’s Kelly ‘Kelly G’ Griffin will be here for the Top 7@7 who’s next elimination round this weekend.

May 21st, 2015
Mardi Gras replaces Music Fest this year @ CGB

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – With a long weekend ahead and the void created by the absence of Music Fest, local promoters have organised a weekend of 'Mardi Gras' celebration which will feature, among other international artistes, Popcaan of Jamaica.

May 20th, 2015
Summer Sizzle 2015 to be bigger than ever- Terry T. Donovan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Coordinator of Summer Sizzle 2015 Terry T. Donovan said everything is on course for this year’s event to be bigger than anything before in the seven years of the fashion extravaganza, with designers from around the globe billed to come in.

May 6th, 2015
Chrisette Michele the new face of Trefle Designs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Trefle Designs by local designer Kristen C. Frazer has announced American Grammy award winning R&B and Soul artist Chrisette Michele Payne as the face of its Botanical Garden collection to be revealed mid next month at fashion shoot at the JR O’Neal Botanical Gardens in Road Town.

May 1st, 2015
Food, fun & friendly competition expected @ NLBC Int’l Night

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The New Life Baptist Church will be hosting its annual International Night tomorrow May 2, 2015 in which 13 countries from the Caribbean and around the world are slated to participate in a day of fun and friendly competition.

April 28th, 2015
STT Carnival Village named in honour of Cleve ‘Grapo’ Turnbull

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - The annual St Thomas Carnival Village has been named in honour of Cleve ‘Grapo’ Turnbull who passed away last November. The Village was launched on Friday evening April 24, 2015 and was named ‘Grapo’s Art Gallery.

April 27th, 2015
Local bands slam NDP Gov’t on USVI travel restriction

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A number of musicians from the Virgin Islands are frustrated and embarrassed that the US Virgin Islands border patrol continues to restrict them from travelling to perform in that territory for gain and that the National Democratic Party government seems to be dragging their foot on the issue.

April 18th, 2015
Ce’cile to have a 'blast' @ Club Crystal tonight

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Jamaican female dancehall artiste Ce’cile arrived in the territory last night April 17, 2015 for a show billed for Club Crystal tonight April 18, 2015 and promised that her fans are in for a treat.

April 7th, 2015
UPDATE: Late start to VG parade fails to dampen spirits

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Persons familiar with parades in the Virgin Islands are accustomed to late starts and even though the Virgin Gorda Easter Parade didn’t kick off until nearly three hours after the scheduled time of 12pm on April 6, 2015, it didn’t seem to bother the majority.

April 7th, 2015
Kite-flying will return to cruise pier next year! – Hon Vanterpool

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has promised that for Easter 2016, the Guyanese Association of the BVI will be able to return to the cruise pier to host its annual kite-flying extravaganza.

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