Delaware Ballet presents ‘An Evening with the Arts’

DOVER – “An Evening with the Arts” presented by the Delaware Ballet will showcase not only dance, but local music, visual art and more Saturday evening at Dover’s Patchwork Playhouse. “We typically do storybook ballets in the spring but wanted to showcase something new this year,” said Delaware Ballet mistress Brittany Faulkingham. When Ms. Faulkingham […]

Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa to play fairgrounds in September

HARRINGTON — Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa will perform at the Delaware State Fair M&T Bank Grandstand Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. The 70-city tour will kick off in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, May 17. Nickelodeon will release Ms. Siwa’s second EP entitled “Celebrate” featuring four new songs: “It’s Time To Celebrate,” “#1U,” […]

IRHS to present ‘Legally Blonde’ April 12-13

DAGBORO – It’s showtime at Indian River High School Friday and Saturday, April 12-13 for the school’s production of “Legally Blonde: The Musical!” IRHS student actors, singers, musicians and crew are currently rehearsing for the production. The opening curtain Friday, April 12 is 6:30 p.m. Performances continue Saturday, April 13 with a 2 p.m. matinee […]

First Friday offering up seeds of spring

DOVER — First Friday activities will bring a springtime attitude to downtown Dover this Friday, along with seeds and STEM, while a wide variety of musicians and poets will provide entertainment at stores, restaurants and the Dover Public Library. Diane Laird, executive director of the Downtown Dover Partnership, which is coordinating the event, is excited […]

Sussex Academy to perform ‘Grease’ April 4-6

GEORGETOWN — A new kind of excitement is circulating around Sussex Academy this spring. The school’s theatre program will perform the well-loved, iconic musical “Grease” Thursday through Saturday April 4-6 at its campus on Airport Road in Georgetown. This rollicking musical features Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their […]

Delaware State University to hold annual Brass Day April 13

DOVER – The Delaware State University Department of Music will present its 11th annual Brass Day on Saturday, April 13.  Events begin at 10 a.m. in Parlor A. of the MLK Jr. Student Center. The daylong event is free and open to the public. Guests include the United States Navy Band Brass Quintet and tubist/educator/composer […]

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ blooms at St. Thomas More

MAGNOLIA – “Little Shop of Horrors,” a tale of a blood-thirsty Venus flytrap, takes the stage this weekend at St. Thomas More Academy. The musical production focuses on the struggling Mushnik’s Flower Shop, where a suspicious plant shows up and unlike the rest of the plants in the shop, struggles to survive on sunlight and […]

Best Bets: Tolman set to kick it loose in Smyrna

With her debut album about to be released in July and a string of hit country singles, this is a good time for singer Jenny Tolman. “There is definitely a lot rolling. It’s a good thing to be busy. There are lot of exciting things happening right now,” said the 23-year-old Ms. Tolman from her […]

Kool & the Gang, Turner among added acts to Freeman Stage

REHOBOTH BEACH — The Freeman Stage announced more performances in its 2019 season on Tuesday at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach. In addition to its Young Audience Series, the fundraising arts nonprofit revealed eight more performances in its 12th season, which now totals 66 events. The acts announced Tuesday, include Grammy Award-winning […]

Harvest Ridge food truck competition April 5 and 6

MARYDEL — Harvest Ridge Winery will host the annual food truck competition fundraiser April 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. and April 6 from noon to 6 p.m. The event features 20 food trucks offering diverse menus. Tickets range from $10 to 25, available on Eventbrite with limited tickets sold at the gate the day […]