July 15, 2005, volxi, number 7
Youth Moviemaking Workshop Reels In Creativity
In a downstairs room at the
Reichhold Center for the Arts, jok-
ingly referred to as the "dungeon"
because of its location, Elisa Tho-
mas sits on the floor near a comer.
It's one of the projects the 14
students in YMW will undertake
during the seven-week program.
Those smaller projects lead up the
major production that the students
Using a video camera, she takes create and produce.
shots of magazine clippings as they In its fifth year, the YMW's mis-
lay on a white poster board. The sion is to encourage young people
12-year-old occasionally mumbles to develop their creative potential
something to herself as she goes through effective use of media
about her task. All around her other technology for education, informa-
students are up and about working Tamisha Davis works on an ,.., i,,i exercise at the tion, recreation and career oppor-
on their individual project. Reichhold Center for the Arts Youth Moviemaking tunities. Students learn the basic
"It's an editing exercise" ex- Workshop. camera techniques including
plained the Reichhold's Youth composition and framing, along with
Moviemaking Workshop (YMW) Instructor Richard J. Vialet. lighting, editing, acting, directing, scriptwriting and
The students are going to create a music video using still pic- moviemaking continued on nextpage
tures,oviemaking continued on nexthe said.page
tures, he said.
It's tee time at
the Carambola Golf
and Beach Resort
where the Founda-
tion for the Univer-
sity of the Virgin Is-
lands is hosting its
first Celebrity Golf
Classic July 14-17.
Celebrities from the
NFL, the NBA and
Celebrity Golf Classic to be a Big Hit
Celebrity Golf Classic Events
Friday, July 15
--Youth Golf Clinic (for ages 9-15) 9-10:30 a.m., Carambola Golf Club, free
--Youth Football Clinic (forages 9-15) 9-10:30 a.m., UVI Campus grounds, free
-- Fashion Show 9 p.m., Carambola Beach Resort, tickets $25
Saturday, July 15
-- Golf Tournament- 9 a.m., Carambola Golf Club, $120 per individual, $300 for groups
of three and $30 for spectators
--Poker Night- 9 p.m., Divi Carina Bay Casino, $50 minimum
-- After Party 10 p.m., Divi Carina Bay Casino, Dolphin and Palm Rooms, tickets $20
rity Golf Classic to
be an event that no
one will want to
said. "Even if you
don't play golf, the
other activities will
likely be the talk of
the territory for
industry are participating in this four-day, star-studded event
in support of the Foundation's endowment. Local golfers are
invited to join the fun and participate in the tournament. The
costs are $120 per individual and $300 for groups of three.
Sepctators pay $30 to watch the tournament and attend the
awards ceremony and barbeque buffet.
"The UVI Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic is an excel-
lent opportunity to bring visitors to the territory in support of
education," said Joseph B. Boschulte, UVI's vice president
for Institutional Advancement. "We're expecting the Celeb-
July 15-17 UVI Golf Classic STX
July 22, 23 Reggae Concert STX/STT
August 14 New Student Orientation STT/STX
August 15 New Student Registration STT/STX
August 18 Classes Begin STT/STX
Local reggae artist Pressure and Grammy-
nominated Freddie McGregor greet each other
at an autograph signing session at Modern
Music on July 8.
storyboarding. Along with Vialet, guest lecturers are invited
to address the students.
"It's a stepping stone to what I plan to pursue after high
school," said YMW student Tamisha Davis. A high school
senior, Davis plans to study the performing arts in college.
Twelve-year-old Alfredo Hodge wants to be a technician
and actor. The YMW is the perfect place for him to learn the
basics, he said.
Golf Classic Continued
years to come."
The events began with a welcome reception on July 14.
On July 15, several of the celebrities will participate in golf
practice and clinics, and a press conference. The day culmi-
nates at the resort with dinner and a fashion show featuring
the designs of Alejandra Jackson. Vocalist Sarah J. Fox will
The tournament begins at 9 a.m. on July 16. The golf
tournament will be followed by poker night at 7 p.m. at the
Reggae to Rock the VI in July
A reggae lover's fantasy will come true on July 22 and 23 when Big Ship
Inc., King of Kings Promotions and the Reichhold Center for the Arts present,
"Rock Steady Meets Reggae." The concert will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, July
22, at the Randall "Doc" James Racetrack on St. Croix and at 8 p.m. on Satur-
day, July 23, at the Lionel Roberts Stadium on St. Thomas.
In celebration of the 113t birthday of H.I.M., Emperor Haile Selassie the 1st
of Ethiopia, some of the most influential and powerful reggae, ska and rock-
steady artists come together in "Rock Steady Meets Reggae."
Artists to perform include Freddie McGregor, Alton Ellis, Ken Boothe, George
Nooks, Iley Dread, Richie Stephens and the Virgin Islands' very own Pressure,
all backed by the Millennium Band.
Tickets are available at outlets on St. Thomas, St. Croix and Tortola, and
directly from the Reichhold Center. For ticket locations or to reserve vendor
space call the Reichhold Center at 693-1559.
It turns out that the "dungeon" is more like an oasis for
The Youth Moviemaking Workshop is one of the many
summer activities taking place at UVI. Other summer pro-
grams include: Upward Bound, Family Life Center, Summer
Science Enrichment Academy, Intellect to STEM (Science
Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and the College
Business Residency Program.
Divi Carina Bay Resort. An after party featuring the P'Your
Passion band and deejay Tony T of 105 Jamz will be held
from 10 p.m. in the Dolphin and Palm Rooms of the Divi.
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