‘Sand Bears’ return for Lewes Polar Bear Plunge

REHOBOTH BEACH — Look for the “Sand Bears” on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. as they shape and sculpt lines in the sand just south of Rehoboth Avenue. Andy West, Darrell O’Connor, Marc Schaffer and Heather Williams plan to return to carve castles, bears and more from a giant pile of sand on […]

Dover-born Lucas competes with brother on Thursday’s ‘Titan Games’

DOVER — Two men with Dover ties will appear on Thursday night’s episode of NBC’s “The Titan Games” physical challenge show with host Dwayne Johnson. Brothers Kyle and Tyler Lucas will test their strength and agility through the show’s series of oversized obstacle course-type events. The 27-year-old Kyle was born in Dover while his father […]

Hartbreak for Lamar fundraiser planned in Harrington

When Lamar Wayman rolls up to sing in Power in Praise’s children’s choir in Harrington, he brings a contagious smile and an attitude of determination. After all, the 10-year-old Fairview Elementary School student has a lot to be happy about this year. He survived two tumors and two surgeries and is well on his way […]

Paradee, Gasperetti win Dancing with the Delaware Stars

DOVER – Jackson Paradee, a senior at Salesianum School in Wilmington, and Rebecca Gasperetti, Miss Hockessin 2018, won Saturday night’s 10th annual Dancing with the Delaware Stars at Dover Downs’ Rollins Center. The two won the event, that pairs professional dancers with local celebrities, on the basis of contributions, public voting and judges’ votes. Proceeds […]

A decade of Dancing with the Delaware Stars

DOVER — Now in its 10th year, Dancing with the Delaware Stars is going stronger than ever. With tickets selling out in just hours, the annual competition has become a marquee event in the community. “It’s such a high-energy event, that people can’t help but have a great time and it’s all for a great […]

Best Bets: Dover’s McGiffin finds ‘Neverland’ in Wilmington

A veteran of five national touring productions, actor and Dover native Conor McGiffin has never had any of his shows stop in Delaware — until now. “Finding Neverland,” the Broadway musical that follows the relationship between playwright J.M. Barrie and the family that inspired his work “Peter Pan,” will take the stage of The Playhouse […]

‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite’ lead Oscar nomination with 10 nods

NEW YORK  — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” and Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” with a leading 10 nominations to the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each scored their first best picture nomination. Though many expected “A Star Is Born,” Bradley Cooper’s tear-inducing […]

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 […]