St. Maarten Arts in the Plaza Festival
St. Maarten Arts in the Plaza Festival, Featuring Top Caribbean Artists
Who: A prestigious curator committee has been assembled to select the various performers for each of the "Arts in the Plaza" events. The individuals tasked with this are among the most recognized and respected not only in St. Maarten, but also in the Caribbean and worldwide: Clara Reyes, founder of the Imbali Center for Creative Movement; Roland Richardson, the iconic artist often called the "Father of Caribbean Impressionism," along with wife Laura Richardson; Neville York, one of the most recognized steel drum players in the world; and Thierry Gombs, Director of Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs - St. Martin.
What: St. Maarten’s Arts in the Plaza Festival
When: December 22nd from 7-11 p.m., will be free and open to the public, kicking off the high season on the island. The festival will continue into 2011 with new performances and exhibits each month scheduled for January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20 and May 18.
Where: Porto Cupecoy Plaza
Why: The monthly arts festival will be of the first of its kind to combine visual, performing and musical arts from St. Maarten’s avant-garde arts scene.
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