Milford High School Drama Club to perform ‘Aesop’s Foibles’

The students of Milford High School’s Drama Club are preparing to present “Aesop’s Foibles,” a play that combines several well-known references to “Aesop’s Fables” in a humorous way that is relatable to modern viewers, according to Producer and English Teacher Erica Snyder. The classics are there — “The Tortoise and the Hare,” “The Boy Who […]

‘Charlotte’s Web’ spins tale at Caesar Rodney High

CAMDEN — The classic children’s tale “Charlotte’s Web” takes the stage this weekend courtesy of The Caesar Rodney High School Stage Crew and Thespians. “We’ve never done this show before and I’d been wanting to do it for a long time but just hadn’t come across the right script,” said director John Muller. “But when […]

Best Bets: Comedy goes rogue at First State Improv

There’s a group of people in the area who say whatever comes to their mind. And that’s fine with Melissa Brenner. It’s actually encouraged. Ms. Brenner, of Dover, runs First State Improv. The only troupe of its kind in Kent County, First State Improv teaches adults and kids alike, how to be spontaneous and often, […]

Dramatic sights: Lake Forest High School Drama Club presents ‘The Miracle Worker’

FELTON – Sight and sound are integral parts of theater productions, but students in Lake Forest High School’s Drama Club are preparing a fall play with less of that in mind. “We’re doing ‘The Miracle Worker’ which is a play about Helen Keller. It’s a dramatic story telling of the type of things her and […]

‘Harriet’ renews focus on Delaware Tubman byway spots

There’s a 95-mile stretch — winding from Sandtown up through Wilmington — that maps out the path that Harriet Tubman took through Delaware to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people through the Underground Railroad. Ms. Tubman’s journey from the Eastern Shore of Maryland to Pennsylvania, guiding her enslaved family and friends to freedom in the mid-1880s, […]

Best Bets: Flying Circus gets Led out at Smyrna Opera House

A chef for many years, Mutt Naughton is all about plate presentation. “When it looks pretty on the plate, it tastes even better,” he says. So too is it with his Led Zeppelin tribute band The Flying Circus, for which he serves as the lead singer. It’s all about the look, which makes the music […]

Biggs debuts ‘Ripped from the Headlines’ photojournalism exhibit

DOVER — The Biggs Museum of American Art will feature the visual storytelling of newspapers and magazines from throughout the greater Delmarva region in its first major exhibition on photojournalism starting today, entitled “Ripped from the Headlines: Photojournalism in Delaware.” News publishers are among the nation’s oldest and most revered image makers. Differing from other […]

Best Bets: Greene brings musical mix to Food Truck Battle

Tyler Greene is a man of many talents and influences. The Millsboro musician sings, DJs and plays the rhythm and bass guitar, along with the drums, keyboards, synthesizer and “basically anything with strings,” he says. He also writes his own songs — about 200 in all — but doesn’t stick to any one genre. “The […]

18th Century Market Fair takes attendees back in time

DOVER — Delaware is a state full of history. In the 1700s, The Green in Dover was the site of annual autumn market fairs. But instead of reading about that history through books or lectures, attendees can take a step back in time during the First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair on Saturday. […]

Bridal Event at Maple Dale set for Sunday

DOVER — The ninth annual Bridal Event at Maple Dale Country Club is scheduled for Sunday at noon. This year they are welcoming back a popular list of event sponsors plus a new business, Petals & Treasures. They will be designing bouquets to compliment the wedding gowns and bridesmaids’ dresses in the fashion show, plus […]

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