Chatting with Dr Leonard Richardson
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Called "The Walking Encyclopedia", Dr. Richardson will take you down Memory Lane and challenge you to dates, places, and people past and present on St. Thomas. * Note: Quelbe ("kwell bay") music is the official music of the Virgin Islands and Stanley (on flute) and his band, The Ten Sleepless Knights (TSK), are the Kings of Quelbe. Also called "scratch" or "fungi", quelbe is a form of folk story. * Stanley and TSK have become the band of choice for most quadrille dances, senior citizens social functions, educational, civic, community, and tourism cultural presentations.along with regular social functions, such as parties, dances, concerts, fund-raising affairs, and the annual carnivals and festivals. * Contact: Stanley Jacobs, PO Box 411, Christiansted, St. Croix, VI 00821 * Telephone: 340-718-2378. Be sure to view Stanley and TSK on YouTube.
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Some Tidbits and Memories from a Few Locals
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Our continued tour of the Main Street stores and their proprietors is pre-empted until next week.
In keeping with the excitement and anticipation of the upcoming Virgin Islands Transfer Centennial celebration, we'll address several locals who intend to call-in with some tidbits and memories.
Because this year, 2017, is the US Virgin Islands Centennial Year when the United States Virgin Islands will commemorate the transferring the Virgin Islands from Denmark to the United States 100 years ago (March 31, 1917 to March 31, 2017), the US Virgin Islands Centennial Year will be recognized by many as one of yearlong activities.
Also, we are the first to announce In keeping with the Transfer Day Centennial celebration, I'm proud to mention that my good friend and colleague, Dr. Denise Bennerson, has made her contribution to the yearlong Transfer Day Centennial celebration. Dr. Bennerson, a photographer and Virgin Islands conservative historian of the US Virgin Islands, has created a United States Virgin Islands 100 Years Commemorative Lapel Pin is now available.
The US Virgin Islands Centennial Year will be recognized by many as one of yearlong activities. Therefore, the United States Virgin Islands 100 Years Commemorative Lapel Pin is destined to become a keepsake and souvenir to commemorate this historical event. This limited-edition lapel pin is displayed in our slideshow.
To get your United States Virgin Islands 100 Years Commemorative Lapel Pin and other Virgin Islands lapel pins while they last, go to https://goo.gl/fJfKyK .