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Now in it’s 29th Year! Oct 20 - Oct 26, 2016

Vol. 29, No. 8

Your Free Guide To our island’s Happenings

Thursday, 15th Also This Week: Fish Fry•Haiti Fundraiser•Literacy Night•Grand Opening

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By Laura Thomas

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on Thursday the 20th at 6pm. Come out and enjoy literature from Paris, Australia, the United States Japan, England, Canada, Scotland, China and Singapore. In addition to literacy activities, there will also be a movie screening and a book sale to raise funds for the school.

Back by popular demand! Cool Session Brass Band out of the USVI will perform on Thursday, the 20th at Myett’s Chill Zone. The event is from 8pm – 1am and DJ Dre will provide additional music. $25 gets you in the door, but you must be 25 or older.

Other Happenin’s This Week: • Diamond Promotion’s Hangover Party is on Thursday the 20th at The Vault in Long Bush. Action starts at 10pm and admission is $15. Music is by Contra Band, OMG Band and Bad Boyz Soundz. • Paradise Club Restaurant & Bar in Cane Garden Bay is having their Official Grand Opening on Thursday the 20th. It’s an all white party and DJ CJ, DJ Krusha, DJ Galang and DJ Maestro will provide music. • Throw Back Thursdays at Village Cay continue this on the 20th from 10pm until close. There are $3 mixers, $3 glasses of wine and two-for-$5 Stag beers. • Le Petite Sports Lounge is having a Ladies Night Friday the 21st 10pm until. DJ Ah Milli Soundz will provide music and there is also $4 Pink Moscato. Voluntary donations of any amount will be collected upon entry with all proceeds giving to the Cancer Society. • Ice Bar & Grill aka Jamaican Bar in East End (next to Gram’s Place) will be having a Drink The Bar Dry Green Synergy Party on Friday the 21st. Two-for-$5 Heineken all night and DJ Kuga will provide music.

Pop-Up Happy Hour & Fish Fry Please join the BVI Tourist Board and Road Town Wholesale for a cultural and fun evening of fried fish, cocktails and entertainment on Thursday the 20th. Music is by DJ Dre and the action will start at 4pm in the BVI Tourist Board Parking Lot on De Castro Street For more information, visit or call (284) 494–3134.

Hope for Haiti The Rotary Sunrise of Road Town is raising funds for Haiti relief on Thursday, the 20th at Bamboushay Lounge. Action start at 9pm and there is a $10 cover charge, with all proceeds going to support Haiti’s recovery from Hurricane Matthew.

Literacy Night

The Althea Scatliffe Primary School will host a literacy night under the thme “Literacy Around the World”

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Roundup This Week’s Feature Story by Laura Thomas Radio Personality, Gadiethz Radio Personality, promoter, family man and singer-songwriter are just some of the many hats that Paul “Ga-

7 –10am for the Praise and Worship segment. Gadiethz also has another radio show called Reggae Vybz that airs on Saturdays from 8pm – 12am also on ZROD. The show is everything reggae from discussion of hot topics to the latest reggae music and conscious minded clips. Both the Morning Ride and Reggae Vybz shows have an international following thanks to his website Since he has been in the BVI, he’s hosted various events including several shows in our August Emancipation Festival Village. He was the promoter and host of the Chronixx show and also was the producer behind the Luciano show. Gadiethz has also represented Digicel as a brand ambassador for the last 8 years. Gadiethz is currently working on assisting with the Haitian Relief Fund by seeking donations through the International Morning Ride Show. He is requesting that persons donate to the cause. For more information about Gadiethz, check him out on his Facebook page Gadiethz Paul, or on his Soundcloud and Instagram @Gadiethz, and on twitter @freshradiovybz. For bookings or promotions you can call (284) 346-2138 or email

diethz” Peart wears. Gadiethz got into the entertainment business because of his love for music. In his primary school days, his music teacher Ms. Taylor would encourage him to perform for school talents shows and local events. He said his biggest influence is Sanchez. However it was not until his performance of the Bruce Springsteen verse in We are the World that he received recognition. Gadiethz was introduced to Isaiah Laing, promoter of Sting, which is the biggest onenight reggae music event in Jamaica. He is currently the voice behind the International Morning Ride Show, which airs on 103.7 ZRODFM Monday to Friday 6 – 10am. Each morning between 6 and 7am, he features local artists. On Wednesdays, you can catch the African Connection which features music from Africa 7 – 10am. Don’t forget to tune in on Thursdays from

Lime ... “to hang around idly” or “to go out on the town.” Source: The Dictionary of Virgin Islands English Creole by the late educator and historian Lito Valls. The Limin’ Times brings you all the news about when and where to “lime” in the British Virgin Islands.

While every effort is made to ensure that information is correct, we cannot accept responsibility for any errors, changes in schedules, ads or other information in this magazine, which is intended as a guide only. If you have an entertainment event coming up that you would like published, give us a call at 494-2413. Special Notice: Purchase of advertising space in this publication does not guarantee editorial coverage of any event. 5

Published by Island Publishing Services. Printed by Caribbean Printing Company Limited, P.O. Box 133, Road Town, Tortola, B.V.I., © 2016 Publisher & Editor: Claudia Colli Production Coordinator: Laura Thomas Assistant Editor: Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel Tel: 494-2413; Fax: 494-4413 Vol. 29, 8 l Oct 20 - Oct 26, 2016

live music • events • concerts •

THURSDAY - OCT 20 ROAD TOWN PIER PARK — Myett’s “Chill Zone” Grown Folks

Affiar, Cool Session Brass. Music by DJ Dre 8pm – 1 am. $25 entrance & must be 25+

LE PETITE SPORTS LOUNGE – Ladies Night 10pm until

PIER PARK – “Aromas Cigar & Martini Bar” Thirsty


Thursdays (Ladies Night) Drink Specials for Ladies ALL NIGHT, Live DJ from 9pm

MYETT’S — Open 10am– 11pm serving Brunch/

VILLAGE CAY – Throw Back Thursdays 10 until close

Myett’s Garden & Grill Myett’s Garden Inn Myett’s Sea Spa Olivia’s Corner Store Myett’s Business Center 284•495•9649

Chill Zone Waterfront Bar Tortola Pier Park



LONG BUSH – The Vault, Hangover Party 10pm until

ICE BAR & GRILL – Green Synergy Party, drink the bar dry 8pm until



MYETT’S — Open 10am– 11pm serving Brunch/

PUSSERS — Music by Version 7– 10pm

Lunch/Dinner. Bottomless Mimosas til 2pm. Sunset Happy Hour 4–7pm


QUITO’S – Open 10am. Happy Hour Music at 5–6:30pm w/Marcus Mark


PARADISE CLUB – Grand Opening “White Party” Music by DJs CJ, Krusha, Galang & Maestro from 5pm

PIER PARK – “Aromas Cigar & Martini Bar” End-

ROAD TOWN PIER PARK — Myett’s “Chill Zone” TGIF Party with DJ. Happy Hour.

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QUITO’S – Open 10am. Happy Hour Music at 5–6:30pm w/Third Dimension then Quito & The Edge

BVI TOURIST BOARD PARKING LOT – Pop–Up Happy Hour & Fish Fry. Music by DJ Dre 4pm


Open daily Bar Bites & Drinks Specialty Nights TGIF Parties Fri. 5pm 284•441•9649 Facebook: Chill Zone BVI

Lunch/Dinner. Bottomless Mimosas til 2pm. Sunset Happy Hour 4–7pm. Brick Oven Pizzas

PIER PARK — “Aromas Cigar & Martini Bar” Corporate Happy Hour & Party from 5pm. Drink specials ALL NIGHT with Live DJ from 9pm


PIER PARK — Myett’s “Chill Zone” Live DJ less Mimosas & Bloody Marys $20 from noon – 5pm

CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S — Open 10am– 11pm serving Brunch/ Lunch/Dinner. Bottomless Mimosas til 2pm. Sunset Happy Hour 4–7pm. Endless Summer BBQ Specials & Brick Oven Pizzas

QUITO’S – Open 10am. Happy Hour Music at 5–6:30pm w/Too Smooth

parties • sports • movies and more





PIER PARK — Myett’s “Chill Zone” Closed

PIER PARK — Myett’s “Chill Zone” Buy one get

PIER PARK — “Aromas Cigar & Martini Bar”

one 1/2 price selections from menu all day. Happy hour 5–7pm. Music Videos on huge screen

Sunday Fun Day – $3 Beers, $5 Hennessey & other Drink Specials from 4pm

CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S — Open 10am– 11pm serving Brunch/ Lunch/Dinner. Bottomless Mimosas til 2pm. Sunset Happy Hour 4–7pm. Endless Summer BBQ Specials & Brick Oven Pizzas. Roll the dice in Gift Shop, save up to 60%

QUITO’S – Open 10am. Happy Hour Music at 5–6:30pm. Pan Jazz with Marlon


PIER PARK — “Aromas Cigar & Martini Bar” Taco Tuesdays – $2 Tacos, $3 Corona, $4 Margaritas ALL NIGHT

CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S — Open 10am– 11pm serving Brunch/ Lunch/Dinner. Bottomless Mimosas til 2pm. Sunset Happy Hour 4–7pm, music by Candy Man

Paint the Town Pink – Oct 28

QUITO’S – Open 10am. Happy Hour Music at


October is Cancer/Domestic Violence Awarness Month!



PIER PARK — Myett’s “Chill Zone” Mexican

PIER PARK — Myett’s “Chill Zone” Roti Wednes-

Fog Party – Oct 28

day. Delicious fresh made roti’s. Happy hour drink specials 5–7pm

Monsters Ball – Oct 29

Monday! 2 for 1 Specialty Margaritas. Happy Hour 5–7pm. Music Videos on huge screen PIER PARK — “Aromas Cigar & Martini Bar” Martini Mondays $6 Martinis ALL NIGHT

CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S — Open 10am– 11pm serving Brunch/ Lunch/Dinner. Margarita Monday w/2 for 1 Margarita & Mexican Munchies @ Happy Hour 4–7pm w/ live music by Candy Man

QUITO’S – Open 10am. Happy Hour Music at 5–6:30om w/Third Dimension

PIER PARK — “Aromas Cigar & Martini Bar” Wine down Wednesdays Half off all House Wines and 20% off Reserve List ALL NIGHT

CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S — Open 10am– 11pm serving Brunch/ Lunch/Dinner. Bottomless Mimosas til 2pm. Sun-

One Man Two Guvnors – Oct 29 Indulge – Nov 19 Beres Hammond – Nov 26

QUITO’S – Open 10am. Happy Hour Music at 5–6:30pm. Quito Solo


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Ask Koren

Your personal E-therapist, is in the house! By Janette Costello

Ask Koren Should

She Wait?

Dear Koren, A friend of mine was in love with a guy for about 2 years and he did something stupid and got arrested, charged and locked up. She’s been very depressed and also embarrassed. She asked my opinion about whether she should stay with him as he might be there for 3 years. Because of her job, it wouldn’t look good for her to be going to visit him there. What do you think?

she’s waiting for him and is supportive but she cannot visit. He might harbor some resentment, but hopefully he understands her position and that his actions have consequences. It will be hard to not see a loved one for 3 years, but if letters are allowed, then perhaps she can write him and send pictures and whatever else he needs. This will be a real challenge and a test for them both, Dear reader, but there are some instances where love does I’m sorry your friend is going through such conquer all. In this case, once released, he would a difficult time. It can’t be easy to see someone have to demonstrate to her that he is truly rewe love locked away: Our heart aches for them, morseful and intends to do better. we miss them, and we feel sorry for them. There might also be some feelings of betrayal and anger because we feel like the person should have considered us before taking certain actions. People we love make mistakes, and in the same way we want people to forgive and understand us, we should seek to understand and exercise forgiveness. That does’t mean we condone wrongdoing, just that we acknowledge that under certain circumstances, any of us can make a mistake. Whether or not she stays with him should be her choice based first on what he did and on the strength of their relationship. If what he did is a really heinous crime that could only be committed by an abusive person with no respect for others, then that speaks volumes about who he is. If he made a mistake or error in judgement, that’s different. If she decides that she wants to stay with him and be supportive, nothing is wrong with that. However, if her job could be in jeopardy because of visiting, then she needs to be able to send a message to him letting him know Limin’Times Entertainment Gude


By Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel

Who was this Ursula person? Most readers will know that this Friday the 21st of October is a public holiday here in the beautiful BVI, but I suspect that not as many know why. The short answer is that we’re celebrating the feast day of St. Ursula, the patron saint of the Virgin Islands. The longer answer goes way back in history, all the way back to the 4th century, when a basilica was built to honor the memory of a group of girls martyred at Cologne. Who were these girls? Why and how were they killed? I bet it’s a fascinating story but the truth has been lost to history. In the absence of facts, several legends have cropped up to fill the vacuum that is their story, including one about a Christian princess from Britain named Ursula who, while traveling with 11,000 maids and ladies-in-waiting, was am-

bushed and slaughtered by pagan Huns. The legend eventually led to Ursula being named a saint associated with England, the city of Cologne, teachers, education and holy death. There is even an order of nuns named after her. The Ursulines, founded in the 1500s, are devoted to the education of young girls. Now you might ask how this particular martyr came to be connected with the VI. Blame Christopher Columbus, who evidently thought this cluster of islands was like the legendary saint and all her attendants, calling them Santa Úrsula y las Once Mil Vírgenes or las Virgenes, for short. If you want a visual of St. Ursula (other than the circa 1440 Stefan Lochner painting pictured at left), all you have to do is check out a BVI flag. The woman on the green field is St. Ursula carrying a lantern, and around her are 11 more lanterns to represent her 11,000 co-martyrs. While those of us who are glad to have the opportunity to squeeze another beach day into our calendar can be glad that St. Ursula’s Day looks like it won’t be leaving the BVI calendar of public holidays any time soon, it’s interesting ot note that we are probably the only place in the world that celebrates this saint with a day off. The Catholic Church removed her from its oficial calendar of saints in 1969 owing to a lack of historical evidence for the legendary martyr. 9

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By Dean “The Sportsman” Greenaway

Recruiting Female Footballers should be once they reach the If it was up to BVI Football age of 15. Next year we have Association Women’s Comin our portfolio to implement mittee head Sharlene Pondt, a league for girls between the every girl in the territory ages of 11 and 15. Instead of would be playing football. having girls playing with boys, “This year, we want to be we’re going to separate them different, we want to make a from next year, which should change to how we have been be awesome that the girls approaching women and foothave their own game. We will ball, from a very young age, 5, Sharlene Pondt, be trying to do this for primary and standing left & Ball Stars 6, to as far as the seniors can play,” high school.” Pondt said. “We want to include Pondt, who plays left midfield, sometimes and make sure that every girl that wants to play defense or striker with the Ball Stars, said womfootball has the opportunity to do so.” Pondt said the plan is to reach more into the en’s football is not at the level her committee schools, as she knows that the sport isn’t in the would like to see it. She said they are aware that system as track and field and other sports, but there might be ideas that women aren’t supwants to ensure girls know there are opportuni- posed to play football. “Women can play football and decide on ties for them in the sport as well. “We also want to encourage girls to do well whatever they want to do,” she stated. “We want in school as well as in sports — of course school to change that perception and we also want to comes first — but we have a whole portfolio of girls to play at every age. Right now we have a plans,” she said. With a 9-A-Side Women’s League lot of grassroots players between 6-11, but when underway, Pondt noted that they recruited from they get into high school from the age of 12, territory high schools. While the committee found we tend to find that they spread out into other a lot of girls playing in school leagues, few con- sports, so we loose them. We want to make sure that at every age group, there’s something for tinue to join club teams in the premier league. “We have a plan to combat that issue of girls women to be part of—whether it’s a league, futnot being transferred from the school league to sal or beach football.” The 2016 league is very important because the club leagues,” she said. “What we’re going to the sport is coming out of a lull in the territory, do is to give the clubs the responsibility of recruiting players so that girls can get the opportunity to Pondt noted. “Some of the leagues were not play in the premier league, which is the level they played [recently], but we are getting a new stadium and we want to be ready,” she said. Limin’Times Entertainment Gude



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