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lobster

Caribbean Spiny Lobster, Panulirus argus

A Lobster Hunt on St. John in 1933
When we left New York, we were told we would go soft in the tropics…but two months after landing at Cruz Bay, we were healthier, harder, and infinitely more serene people than we had ever been before.There was nothing softening about a lobster hunt on the reefs. Landlord Davis, on one of his visits, put us up to it and then retired with a book and a bottle of rum while we, with the Sewer boys, piled in a rowboat and made for the shallows on the other side of the bay. A brilliant moon shone down on a gently heaving sea, and we could see the rollers breaking white over the reefs where the lobsters came. A full moon makes a fairyland anywhere, but in the trade winds the effect seems more marked, and we agreed that, even if we got no lobster, it would be worthwhile.

Drawing the boat out on the nearest beach, we gathered at the beginning of the reef, and commenced an activity sufficiently picturesque to make any artist catch his breath and sufficiently sporting to warm the heart of anyone who like to see the hunted creature get a little better than an even break. We spread out fanwise, carrying lanterns and flashlights, and waded into the warm, shallow water that covered the jagged coral of the reef. The coral was brown with sea growths and the lobsters, consequently, very hard to see. In addition, the reef was honeycombed with sea eggs, round black affairs from whose cores extend long, black spines that are very sharp and armed with microscopic barbs whose removal from an injured foot is a hospital job. I am afraid that Bet and I paid far more attention to the sea eggs than we did to the possible lobsters but, when the boys started one, the six of us plunged after it in a splashing, headlong pursuit that lasted several minutes. The lobster took refuge in its color protection again, but one of the boys immediately put a forked stick over its back and held it until another one, with what seemed incredible courage to us, seized the lobster in his hands, and bore it ashore in triumph. From tip to tip, the grotesque creature was nearly three feet long and, to add to our awe, one of the boys announced that he was small.

After another hour of stumbling about among the sea eggs and sharp coral, we cornered one more, and returned home soaking wet, with our canvas shoes torn to rags, but satisfied that we had found still another way to make the island take the place of a canning factory in a town we had never seen.

From Escape to the Tropics by Desmond and Bet Holdbridge, published in 1937

SHEL: Sarah, Violin, Hannah, Piano, Eva, Mandolin, Liza, Drums

 St John School of the Arts
St. John School of the Arts presents: SHEL or Sisters Sarah, Hannah, Eva and Liza were born within five years of each other. Nestled within SHEL’s enveloping sound, wisps of folk revival, vaudeville, renaissance fairs and steam-punk esthetic blur around one another. Tracks such as “Tuscany” borrow liberally from their classical training, yet there’s nothing ponderous or unapproachable about them. “The Wise Old Owl” showcases their daring, fanciful vocal arrangements. They revel in strong dynamics, so a single song like “Stained” can grow from airy lace to a driving, white-water rush. They are richly feminine, but they don’t shy from covering Led Zeppelin’s “The Battle of Evermore.” Above all, there’s variety and creativity. Pure acoustic tone is best when it’s best, but if an electric mandolin or special effect is called for, they let the song dictate the production

St. John Live Music Schedule

Banana Deck
Steel Pan by Lemuel Samuels
6:00 – 9:00
693-5055

Beach Bar
Flipswitch
9:00
777-4220

Concordia
Wayne Clendenin and Pamela Love
4 :30 – 6:30
693-5855

High Tide
Island Girl
Happy Hour 4:00 – 7:00
714-6169

Inn at Tamarind Court
Brother Nature
6:30
776-6378

Island Blues
Gann – Solo guitar
7:00 – 10:00
776-6800

Morgan’s Mango
James Anderson
6:30 – 9:30
693-8141

Ocean Grill
Chris Carsel
6:30 – 9:30
693-3304

Skinny Legs
Lauren Jones
6:00 – 9:00
779-4982

Spyglass
James Milne
5:00 – 8:00
776-1100

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St. John Weather

Isolated showers before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 16 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

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kite boarding Leinster Bay St. John USVI

Kite Boarding Leinster Bay

St. John News

Menendez asks FBI to help investigate death of Scotch Plains man in U.S. Virgin Islands

UNION COUNTY — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., has asked the FBI director to provide assistance to the parents of a Scotch Plains man who was killed while staying in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Menendez said the man’s parents, James and Rosemary Malfetti, claim U.S. Virgin Islands law enforcement failed to perform a meaningful investigation into the death of their son, James Malfetti III.

“After the unthinkable death of their son, the last thing any parent needs is a hostile and uninterested law-enforcement response,” Menendez said. “I am deeply troubled by reports that the police treated a grieving mother and father as a nuisance to be ignored. Law-enforcement officers cannot promise a successful investigation, but the family deserves a competent investigation. That is why I asked that federal resources be used to supplement this investigation, so these parents can get the justice they deserve.”

Malfetti, of Scotch Plains, graduated from Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School in 1991 and Clemson University in 1995. In 2004, he founded Brandywine Data Management, a company specializing in SAP archiving consulting work, according to his obituary….

“In investigating the murder, Jim’s parents state that the police discarded forensic evidence, failed to collect potentially crucial evidence, incorrectly stated the date of death on the death certificate, misstated facts to the parents, and failed to check for fingerprints,” Menendez’s letter states. “My constituents also repeatedly called the local police for updates into the investigation, but were rebuffed and told that if they continue to call their case will be moved to the ‘bottom of the pile.’ Even after over two weeks, the police have told the parents that they have not begun to trace the stolen cell phone.

“This police response seems completely unacceptable. If my constituents’ reports are true, the investigation raises serious professionalism concerns for the police force, and it raises serious safety concerns related to the USVI.”… read more

St. John Events

St. John School of the ArtsSt. John School of the Arts
The SIS FRANK CONCERT SERIES 2014
BENJAMIN BEILMAN with Yekwon Sunwoo
Tickets are $30, reservations suggested
SJSA will reserve 10 FREE seats to students ages 8 – 17  – 7:30 p.m.

St. John Historical Society
The St. John Historical Society will share rare early 20th century photographs of the Virgin Islands at its Tuesday, Feb. 11, meeting at 7 p.m. at the Bethany Moravian Church. SJHS member Eleanor Gibney will present a slideshow of the images, taken from an album documenting a trip to the islands from Europe on the Danish steamship SS St. Croix, as well as a lengthy stay on all three islands. The presentation will feature extensive photos of St. Thomas and St. Croix, and a few never-before-seen images from St. John. The pictures reveal the strong contrasts often noted among the islands, with many glimpses of landscapes and daily life in the years leading up to the 1917 transfer of the islands from Denmark to the U.S. Members and guests are warmly welcomed.

St. John USVI Live Music Tonight

Barefoot Cowboy Lounge
Erin Hart
7:00 – 9:00
201-1236

Castaways
Karaoke Night
9:00
777-3316

High Tide
Chris Carsel
6:00 8:00
714-6169

Inn at Tamarind Court
Steel Pan
6:30
776-6378

Island Blues
Karaoke
8:00
776-6800

La Tapa
Sambacombo
6:30 – 9:30
693-7755

Morgan’s Mango
Greg Kinslow
6:30 – 9:30
693-8141

Ocean Grill
Lauren Jones
6:30 – 9:30
693-3304

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St. John Weather

Isolated showers before noon. Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 13 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

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St. John Virgin Islands History

J Robert Oppenheimer and Carl Frank

St. John Backtime Photo
The above photo was taken at the original Oppenheimer House on Gibney Beach in the 1960s. Pictured in the photo are J. Robert Oppenheimer in the center, Carl Frank on the right wearing a hat and a gentleman dressed in long pants and long-sleeved shirt who I can’t identify. Dr. Oppenheimer was the head of the Manhattan Project and has been called “the father of the atomic bomb. Carl Frank was the founder of Holiday Homes and the husband of Sis Frank who founded the St. John School of the Arts.

St. John News

Port Authority puts in place rules for Cruz Bay taxis
By JENNY KANE (Daily News Staff)
Published: December 3, 2013

ST. THOMAS – The rules have changed for pick-ups and drop-offs of visitors just getting off the ferry and stepping onto St. John.

Starting this week, taxi drivers are taking turns using the parking lot that greets visitors once they arrive at the dock in Cruz Bay.

Previously, the parking lot had been controlled by the St. John Taxi Association, though it now is in the hands of the V.I. Port Authority.

Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe laid out the new rules for taxi drivers on Friday, though the rules did not go into effect until Sunday. He could not be reached Monday for comment.

“It’s going excellent,” said one taxi driver, Spencer Joseph.

All 162 drivers who have taxi medallions, or permits from the V.I. Taxicab Commission, now are entitled to the use of the 13 parking spaces in the lot.

However, it is not a free-for-all.

The spaces are to be used by 40 drivers daily, and those 40 drivers only. Of the pool of 162 drivers, all of them will have their day during a four-day rotation. All drivers who use the spaces will be required to pay $10 daily for unlimited parking, pick-up and drop-off from 6 a.m. to midnight.

When the rotation ends, it will begin again the next day. Because only 13 spaces are available at the main lot, the Port Authority will provide excess parking at Enighed Pond nearby.

The 40 drivers will share the spaces….

… Not everyone is happy about the new rules.

Some of the local villa owners were upset to hear that they were no longer allowed to greet their guests at the dock. Instead, the Port Authority is expected to find a place near the dock for them to wait while a “dispatcher” greets guests and takes them to their hosts.

The “dispatcher” is a new position created by the Port Authority, Wheatley said, though she did not know how much the position paid or who was hired during the weekend.

“We think it’s terribly unfair,” said Bob Malarcane, who helps manage Star Villas, owned by his wife. “The taxi owners can do whatever. We’re upset.”

Villa owners also were surprised to find out that they too will have to pay $10 to pick up or drop off their guests, though they will not be allowed to use the parking spaces…. read entire article

Beach Bar
Flipswitch
9:00
777-4220

Castaways
Karaoke Night
9:00
777-3316

Coconut Coast
St. John Flutes
5:30 -7:00
776-6944

High Tide
Steel Pan
Happy Hour 4:00 – 7:00
714-6169

Rhumb Lines
Shane Meade & the Sound
7:00 – 10:00
776-0303

Shipwreck
Chris Carsel
6:30 – 9:30
693-5640

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St. John Weather

Scattered showers and thunderstorms
Partly sunny, with a high near 83
East wind 11 to 13 mph
Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

 

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St. John Film Society Press Release:

SPOTLIGHT ON CUBA

Tuesday, February 5, 7:30 pm
St. John School of the Arts
Cruz Bay

ADOLPHO

Directed by Sofie Delaage, 45 minutes, Comedy, 2006.
Poor Adolpho yearns for life beyond his broken-down taxi and plots a journey across the sea in this contemporary Cuban comedy of errors.

CON EL TOQUE DE LA CHAVETA

Directed by Pamela Sporn, 28 minutes, Documentary, 2007.  In the cigar factories of Cuba, a unique tradition persists: ‘la lectura de tabaqueria’. Every day, specially employed workers read aloud to hundreds of tabaqueros as they sit rolling the country’s famous cigars. From classic novels to national politics and local baseball results, for centuries this daily tradition has been an education for the workers, or chavetas. But after years of listening, they are knowledgeable and demanding, and the readers must be at their very best if they are to keep their discerning audience interested.

MAESTRA

Directed by Catherine Murphy, 33 minutes, Documentary, 2011.

Cuba, 1961: 250,000 volunteers taught 700,000 people to read and write in one year. 100,000 of the teachers were under 18 years old, over half were women.  The Bay of Pigs invasion impacted the women and the literacy campaign.  The young women who went out to teach literacy in rural communities across the island found themselves deeply transformed in the process. This documentary includes the oral history of one of contemporary Cuba’s greatest achievements in present day interviews with the volunteer teachers, archival footage, and still photos from the sixties.

St. John Film Society

St. John Weather
Mostly cloudy with rain showers in the morning, then overcast
High of 81 degrees F.
Breezy: Winds from the West at 10 to 20 mph shifting to the NNW in the afternoon
Sunrise: 6:52 AM AST – Sunset: 6:13 PM AST
Water temperature (Charlotte Amalie Harbor, St. Thomas) 82.9 degrees

St. John Live Music Schedule, Friday February 1

Aqua Bistro
Stephan Sloan
5:30 – 8:30
776-5336

Barefoot Cowboy Lounge
Michael Beason
7:00 – 9:00
201-1236

Beach Bar
Don Dilego Band
9:oo
777-4220

Castaways
Mikey P 8:00
Dance Party 11:00
777-3316

Cinnamon Bay
Eddie Bruce Drum Circle
6:30 – 8:00

Concordia
Bo & Lauren
6:30 – 9:00

High Tide
Mikey P
9:00
714-6169

Inn at Tamarind Court
Steel Pan
6:00 – 9:00
776 6378

Island Blues
Get Right Band
8:00
776 6800

Morgan’s Mango
Lauren Jones
6:00 – 9:30
693-8141

Ocean Grill
T-Bird
6:30 – 9:00
693-3304

Rhumblines
Erin Hart
7:00 – 10:00

Spyglass
James Milne
5:00 – 8:00
776-1100

Shipwreck Landing
Mitch Woods
7:00-10:00

Skinny Legs
Chris Carsel & Company
6:30 – 9:30
779 4982

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St. John Virgin Islands Trails: Rustenberg

Rustenberg Horsemill Wall

Estate Rustenberg, St. John US Virgin Islands trail Map

Rustenberg Trail Map

Estate Rustenberg Ruins
For those of you who would like to experience a St. John Off the Beaten Track experience, but would rather not exert themselves too much, a visit to the Rustenberg ruins would be an ideal choice. It’s a short walk along a level trail shaded by aromatic bay rum trees. The ruins are extensive and beautiful in their natural surroundings.

To get there, park across from the Cinnamon Bay trailhead on Centerline Road and walk up the road west, towards Cruz Bay, where you should find the trailhead, which may be more or less obvious depending on climatic conditions. Another alternative is to enter the forest about 50 yards or so and walk uphill until you reach the trail on the ridge and go left on the trail until you get to the ruins.

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St. John Film Society Press Release

Queen of the Sun

What the Bees are Telling Us
Directed by Taggart Siegel:  83 minutes,  Documentary

Free Film, Presented by the St. John Film Societey

Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 7:30 pm
St. John School of the Arts, Cruz Bay

This full length feature documentary is a a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis. Taking us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive, this engaging and ultimately uplifting film weaves an unusual and dramatic story of the heartfelt struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers including Michael Pollan, Gunther Hauk and Vandana Shiva.

This film takes us on a pilgrimage around the world, 10,000 years of beekeeping is unveiled, highlighting how our historic and sacred relationship with bees has been lost due to highly mechanized industrial practices. The film goes on to reveal both the problems and the solutions in renewing a culture in balance with nature.

Join Mr. Smalls and other St. John bee keepers and learn about these wonderful insects that provide us with sweet honey and more.

Read more about the film on the website: http://www.queenofthesun.com

St. John Live Music Schedule Monday 4/30

High Tide – Mikey P- 8:00 – 11:00 – 714-6169
La Tapa – Samba Combo – 6:30 – 9:30 – 693-8141
Maho Bay Camp – Open Mic with Lauren – 6:30
Ocean Grill – Chris Carsel – 6:30 – 9:00 – 693-3304

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Hazy conditions yesterday seen from above the Charlotte Amalie Harbor

The haze from the Sahara Dust and the Montserrat Volcano ash are still present, but it’s not nearly as thick as yesterday.

Free Movie Night:  Milking the Rhino

Tonight at the St. John School of the Arts Cruz Bay, St. John the St. John Film Society presents: Milking the Rhino, an 85 minutes, 2008, documentary directed by David E. Simpson

Pond Bay Club on the Auction Block
By Lynda Lohr — April 2, 2012

The partially-completed Pond Bay Club, located on 13.5 acres at Chocolate Hole on St. John, will go up for auction at St. Thomas Superior Court on May 2, according to an attorney involved in the various court cases surrounding the property. Read article

St. John Weather

High Temperature: 86 degrees
Water Temperature: 83 degrees
Sunset: 6:33 pm
Winds: SE 5-10 mph
Forecast: Partly Cloudy

St. John Live Music Schedule Tuesday April 3

Castaways – Karaoke Night – 9:00 – 777-3316
Driftwood Dave’s – Michael Beason – 8:00 – 777-4015
High Tide – Erin Hart – 6:00 – 9:00 – 714-6169
Island Blues – Karaoke & Open Mic – 8:00 – 11:00 – 776-6800
Morgan’s Mango – Greg Kinslow – 6:00 – 9:30 – 693-8141
Ocean Grill – Rascio on Steel Pan – 6:00 – 9:30 – 693-3304
Shipwreck Landing – Chris Carsel – 6:30 – 9:30
Spyglass – T-Bird – 5:00 – 8:00 – 776-1100

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ST. JOHN FILM – PRESS RELEASE 

Free Movie Night:  Milking the Rhino

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 7:30 PM
St. John School of the Arts
Cruz Bay, St. John

St. John Film: Milking the RhinoSt. John Film is proud to present another award winning ‘On Screen / In Person*’ film, the thought provoking 85 minute documentary Milking the Rhino, directed by David E. Simpson who will be at the screening.

Examining Africa’s deepening conflict between humans and animals in an ever-shrinking world, Milking the Rhino is the first major documentary to explore wildlife conservation from the perspective of the people who live with the wild animals. Shot in some of the world’s most magnificent locales, the film offers complex, intimate portraits of rural Africans at the forefront of community-based conservation: a revolution that is turning poachers into preservationists and local people into the stewards of their land. With memorable characters and spectacular locations, this film tells intimate, hopeful and heartbreaking stories of people from Kenya and Namibia.

The film captures the struggle of ecology vs. economics when rural Africans set aside traditional ways of grazing their cattle and killing animals to create nature preserves.  The now successful restoration of rhino, lion and elephant populations has prompted visionary local natives to establish comfortable, upscale eco-lodges that bring tourists and foster a new local business: tourism.  As one lodge host contends “we never used to benefit from these wild animals but now we milk them like cattle.”  None the less his neighbor disagrees: “A rhino means nothing to me! I can’t kill it for meat like a cow.”  The series of fascinating exchanges between friends and foes of the new business model illustrates the complexities of cultural change among people everywhere.

The post film discussion promises to be equally engaging with director David Simpson on hand to provide personal insights into the filming process and to lead a discussion on eco-tourism and community-based conservation; topics of great relevance to St. Johnians.

SAVE THIS DATE FOR OUR NEXT SCREENING EVENT: Tuesday May 1, 2012: Queen of the Sun.This full length feature documentary is a a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis.

All screenings take place at the St. John School of the Arts in Cruz Bay, 7:30 pm. For more information about upcoming films, St. John Film Society or to become a Film Society member visit: http://www.stjohnfilm.com.

St. John Live Music Schedule Saturday March 24

Castaways – Dance Party – 11:00 – 777-3316
Spyglass – James Cobb – 5:00 – 8:00 – 776-1100
Driftwood Dave’s – Guitarist James Milne – 7:00 – 10:00 – 777-4015
Morgan’s Mango – Luba – 6:00 – 9:30 – 693-8141
Ocean Grill – Rascio on Steel Pan – 6:00 – 9:30 – 693-3304
Rhumblines – Lauren – 7:00 – 10:00
Shipwreck Landing – Mike Miknut – 6:00 – 9:30
Skinny Legs – Hot Club of Coral Bay – 6:30 – 9:30 – 779-4982

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St. John Film Society Presents

A “NOT TO BE MISSED EVENT!”
“Proceed and Be Bold!”
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
7:30 pm at St John School of the Arts
Directed by Laura Zinger
90 minutes, 2008, Documentary

Proceed and Be Bold
Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. is an internationally recognized printing press artist known for his socially and politically charged works of art. At age 40 and unsatisfied with his comfortable, middle-class life, Amos traded in his computer for a printing press and his white collar for a pair of overalls. Armed with life, liberty, peanuts and a meager yearly income of $7,000, Amos cranked out a new, rebellious declaration of independence.

The film joins Amos in a fascinating account of his story, while examining the pretensions and provisions of the art world. The work of this self-proclaimed “Humble Negro Printer” raises emotionally-charged questions and reveals remarkable depth beneath the bold print. By learning the rules and then choosing to break them, Amos redefines what life (and letterpress printing) can be: exhilarating and revolutionary.

JOIN DIRECTOR LAURA ZINGER AND AMOS PAUL KENNEDY JR. FOR DISCUSSION AFTER THE SCREENING!

Laura Zinger is the founder and owner of Chicago-based, creative content production company 20K Films. Her 2008 initiative, Proceed and Be Bold has been screened in countries around the world. Zinger has worked for various film companies, including MGM, Pretty Pictures and MOJO, a post-production trailer house. In addition to 20K Films, Zinger works as the Web Video Producer for Milk For Thought, a new national website dedicated to connecting, empowering and supporting breastfeeding mothers.

Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. is a journeyman letterpress printer living in rural Alabama, and the thought provoking subject of the film Proceed and Be Bold! He will be present at the screening and will have his posters available for sale!

New Novel Takes Place On St. John

Adrfft on St. John by Rebecca M. Hale

Rebecca M. Hale

By Richie Ann Ashcraft ?Monday, February 27, 2012
Tropical islands with sky blue water — a slave princess whose ghost is rumored to cause disappearances and shipwrecks — and only one person who knows the truth.
That’s the premise of Rebecca M. Hale’s latest mystery novel, “Adrift on St. John,” which releases in paperback and e book this week…. read article

St. John Live Music Schedule for tonight, Tuesday, February 28

Castaways – Karaoke Night – 9:00 – 777-3316
Driftwood Dave’s – James Cobb & Michael Beason – 700 -10:00 – 777-4015
High Tide – Erin Hart – 4:00 – 7:00 – 714-6169
Miss Lucy’s – David Reed – 6:00 – 9:00 – 693-5354
Morgan’s Mango – Greg Kinslow – 6:00 – 9:30 – 693-8141
Ocean Grill – Rascio on Steel Pan – 6:00 – 9:30 -693-3304
Shipwreck Landing – Chris Carsel – 6:00 – 9:30

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St. John Live Music Schedule for tonight, Wednesday, February 15

Aqua Bistro – Rascio on Steel Pan – 5:30 – 8:30 – 776-5336
Castaways – Kenny Floyd – 8:00 – 777-3316
Coconut Coast Studios – St. John Flutes – 5:30-7:00 – 776-6944
Driftwood Dave’s – Paradise People – 7:00 – 10:00 – 777-4015
High Tide – Chris Carsel – 6:00 – 9:00 – 714-6169
Miss Lucy’s – David Reed – 6:00 – 9:00 – 693-5354
Sun Dog Cafe – Wednesday Night Jam – 7:30-10:00  – 244-9713

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ST. JOHN FILM – PRESS RELEASE

 Free Movie Night:  Proceed and Be Bold

Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 7:30 PM, St. John School of the Arts, Cruz Bay

St. John Film is pleased to announce that both the director Laura Zinger and film subject Amos Paul Kennedy Jr., will be with us for the ‘On Screen / In Person*’ showing of the award winning film PROCEED AND BE BOLD

This complex and inspiring 90 minute documentary is a fascinating account of the life and work of internationally recognized letterpress printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.  At age 40 Kennedy abandoned his comfortable middle-class life, traded in his computer for a printing press, and his white collar for a pair of overalls. Armed with life, liberty, peanuts and a meager yearly income of $7,000, he cranked out a new, rebellious declaration of independence.

Known for his socially and politically charged art, the film examines pretensions in the art world, while the work of this self-proclaimed “Humble Negro Printer” raises emotionally-charged questions and reveals remarkable depth beneath the bold print. By learning the rules and then choosing to break them, Amos redefines what life (and letterpress printing) can be: exhilarating and revolutionary.

Join us for the film and the post film discussion as director Laura Zinger and artist Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. bring insights into the film making process and stir meaningful dialogue on the definition of success as an artist and the rewards of following your dream.

SAVE THIS DATE FOR OUR NEXT “MEET THE FILMMAKER” SCREENING EVENT: Tuesday April 3, 2012: Milking the Rhino with director David Simpson.

All screenings take place at the St. John School of the Arts in Cruz Bay, 7:30 pm.

For more information about upcoming films, St. John Film Society or to become a Film Society member visit: http://www.stjohnfilm.com.

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St. John School of the Arts Presents: Free Film Tomorrow Night

REMINDER: Concrete, Steel and Paint

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
7:30 pm at St. John School of the Arts, Cruz Bay

St. John Live Music Schedule for tonight, Monday, February 6

High Tide – Rascio on Steel Pan – 4:00 – 6:30 – 714-6169
La Tapa – Samba Combo – 6:30 – 9:30 – 693-8141
Maho Bay Camps – Open Mic with Bo & Lauren – 7:00
Ocean Grill – Chris Carsel – 6:30 – 9:00 – 693-3304

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