ecarte communicates ideas through dance

DOVER — ecarte dance theatre will bring five original pieces to the stage Saturday during its annual winter concert. ecarte was founded by Judith Engelgau in 1981 after moving to Delaware from North Carolina. “I had danced my whole life, but had taken a break from classes before I moved here and was inspired to […]

Best Bets: Delaware Comedy Theatre brings laughs to Milton Theatre

A professional comedy actor and writer in Los Angeles, David Warrick wanted to continue the laughs when he moved to Delaware in 2004. That’s why he and his wife Amy started the Delaware Comedy Theatre in 2005 in the Rehoboth Beach area. “We were lonely and missed the comedy scene of L.A.,” said Mr. Warrick, […]

Award winning mystery ‘Sleuth’ opens Possum Point Players’ 2019 season

GEORGETOWN – Possum Hall in Georgetown will showcase the Tony Award-winning mystery, “Sleuth,” as the main production kickoff to the Possum Point Players’ 2019 season. A classic tale of suspense, “Sleuth” will take the stage Jan. 25, 26 and 27, and Feb. 1, 2 and 3. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., and […]

DMI announces date change for 16th Annual Bug & Bud Festival

Downtown Milford’s Bug & Bud Festival, cosponsored by Downtown Milford, Inc. and the city of Milford’s Parks & Recreation Department, is changing this year’s date to Saturday, May 4. Traditionally held on the last Saturday in April, this ever-popular festival celebrating the Delaware state bug, the ladybug, and Arbor Day has run into a scheduling […]

Frank Caliendo to raise voices at Dover Downs

DOVER — When talking to Frank Caliendo, you’re never quite sure who you’re speaking to. During a 15-minute phone conversation Tuesday afternoon, his voices ranged from a young Al Pacino and Bill Clinton to Donald Trump and even Billy Crystal. On Jan. 18, Mr. Caliendo, the well-known comedian and impressionist, comes to Dover Downs Hotel […]

Best Bets: Ex-Chicago singer Coffey to celebrate troops in Dover

It will be a star-spangled Saturday night at Dover Downs’ Fire & Ice nightclub as Jeff Coffey, the former lead singer and bassist for the legendary band Chicago, plays a Celebrate the Troops free concert this weekend. Mr. Coffey, whose brother Chuck Broadway serves in the Air Force at the Pentagon, will tell stories about […]

Dover Speedway, Fordham & Dominion releasing lager for track’s 50th anniversary

Delaware State News DOVER — Dover International Speedway, in cooperation with Dover, Delaware-based Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company, is releasing a special “Splash & Go” Lager as part of the celebrations surrounding the Monster Mile’s 50th anniversary this year. Splash & Go (4.2 percent ABV) was developed to be an easy-drinking lager for fans to […]

Best Bets: New year means new things to do in 2019

Now that the holiday hubbub has calmed down, it’s time to turn our attention to what awaits in 2019. The local entertainment is starting to fill up. So let’s look at what we know about so far. •The stages are set for this year’s Firefly Music Festival, slated for three days — June 21-23 — […]

Best Bets: Firefly, festivals helped light up year in local entertainment

As we get set to say goodbye to 2018, it’s time to take one last look at the fun we had this year in the local entertainment world. •For starters, the seventh annual Firefly Music Festival took place June 14-17 at the Woodlands of Dover. Arctic Monkeys, in their first show in three years, headlined […]

Some suggestions on where to ring in 2019

As the clock strikes midnight Tuesday morning, we’ll be looking at a new year. Here are some local ways to bring 2019 in style Monday night: •There will be a celebration in the city of Dover for the first time in a few years. The Capital City Countdown will take place at Loockerman Way Plaza […]