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Our own Home-Grown Fashion Icon Ronchie De Cuba Celebrates Three Decades of KOMA Models

Maestro Ronchi de Cuba circulated a note among friends and clients last week in preparation of a celebratory weekend in September, concluding three decades of creativity on the island. Back in 1989 he was a college dropout, he went for just one week, he says, hated it and came back home. He hung out with … Continue reading Our own Home-Grown Fashion Icon Ronchie De Cuba Celebrates Three Decades of KOMA Models

As far as Aruba is concerned we did not gain anything from the re-opening of the border

We all saw Tareck Zaidan El Aissami Maddah, Vice President of Venezuela since January 2017, in a photo opportunity with the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok, as they signed the agreement to re-open the border with Venezuela and lift the air and sea blockade. (Please do not forget that El Aissami has faced … Continue reading As far as Aruba is concerned we did not gain anything from the re-opening of the border

Visit the Expo on Saturday @AcademyofFineArtsandDesignAruba

The Preparatory Course 2017/18 presents an exhibition on Wilhelminastraat, across Brenchie’s Park, on Saturday from 10 am to 5pm and the general public is invited to view it. I am encouraging you to visit the collaborative efforts of 25 art students, working on five large scale installations within a fashion design context. Our island has … Continue reading Visit the Expo on Saturday @AcademyofFineArtsandDesignAruba

Soul Beach Music Festival celebrates its 18th edition, Memorial Day Weekend

The week of May 23 to May 28th is SBMF18. According to Tita Iglesias, Aruba Tourism Authority, last year we were blessed with 6,000 visitors, and this year the promoter is tied to an equally magical number: 4,500 visitors. Usher was the headliner in 2017 and propelled many of his fans to travel. This year … Continue reading Soul Beach Music Festival celebrates its 18th edition, Memorial Day Weekend

Otmar King of Aruba

I enjoyed the weekend, and this morning on my walk along the Malmok strip, the trash levels were totally under control. Sometimes I encounter the unholiest of sights on my morning strolls, but today is a good day. Locals enjoyed the beaches and took their trash along with them. As it should be, we should … Continue reading Otmar King of Aruba