Dover sculptor Paskins exhibits ‘Spirit Revealed’ at Biggs Museum

DOVER — Aaron Paskins is a Dover sculptor who has been building a national and local reputation for imaginative, inspiring African figures using unexpected materials. “I’ve been sculpting for over 30 years,” Mr. Paskins said. “I’ve had my work shown all around the country.” But Mr. Paskins said he’s never fully shown his work in […]

Best Bets: Milton man keeps music and legacy of Sinatra alive

Tony Sands doesn’t remember a time when Frank Sinatra wasn’t a part of his life. “Even as a small kid, Sinatra music was always playing in the house. I got my love of singing from him,” he said. As Mr. Sands got older, he started singing in small bars and cafes and then eventually larger […]

Take Two Drama Club presents Comedy Club May 15

GEORGETOWN – The Take Two Drama Club of Sussex Central High School will present “You’re Not Ready: The 2019 Comedy Club,” an original sketch comedy and improv show completely written by students and directed by SCHS seniors Braeden Swain and Ariana Novak. The show is a popular and cherished Sussex Central tradition and will be […]

Roaring 20s Lawn Party celebrates history, preservation

The Roaring Twenties is more than just a chapter in a history book — it could be one of the top lawn parties in Milford.  Now in its fifth year, the annual Roaring 20s Lawn Party is easily the largest yearly fundraiser benefiting the Milford Museum. This year’s event will be held Friday, May 17 […]

‘The Last Five Years’ charts rocky relationship in song

DOVER — “The Last Five Years,” a musical that takes an intimate look at the ups and downs of a five-year relationship, takes the stage at the Kent County Theatre Guild’s Patchwork Playhouse starting Friday night. Featuring only two actors, the show is the smallest musical that Kevin Smith has ever directed. Mr. Smith had […]

Best Bets: RiderFest 2 tuning up for Food Bank of Delaware

Started last year as a way for Caesar Rodney High students to give back to the community, RiderFest 2 is back this year on May 18 with a day of music to support the Food Bank of Delaware. Begun by then-CR senior David Haynes, the 2018 edition of RiderFest raised $2,000 for the Child Life […]

Milford’s Riverfront Theater to reopen with ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’

MILFORD — Riverfront Theater will be open for business again starting this weekend. As Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs” debuts on stage, the renovations that closed the theater for about six months will be seen by the public for the first time. “It’s been a lot of hard work,” said volunteer Dan Marabello. “But boy, […]

History on parade at Dover Days

DOVER — The Dover Days Festival is one of Delaware’s largest and longest-running free events and it doesn’t plan to slow down anytime soon during this year’s 86th annual celebration on Saturday. Each year’s Dover Days activities showcase the state’s history and heritage with traditional maypole dancing, colonial artisans’ village and historic re-enactment groups for […]

Best Bets: Dover-bound Daniels still revved up after all these years

Charlie Daniels is calling. He’s got 10 minutes to talk before he has to prepare for a show in Greensboro, North Carolina. At the age of 82, the country music legend has been at this for more than 60 years. With fiddle in hand and more than a few musical yarns to spin, he still […]

Award-winning artist headlines First Friday in Dover

DOVER — Beginning Friday and extending through Sunday, downtown Dover will host daily programs, artists, music, vendors, guided tours and exhibit to celebrate Dover Days. Dennis Young, award-winning plein air artist, studio painter, and owner of Mo’zArt studio in Old New Castle, will kick off this evening’s activities with a pastel demonstration from 5 to […]