Seaford ventriloquist speaks for himself

SEAFORD — After graduating from Martin Van Buren High School in New York City, Ken Huff spent 20 years as an enlisted member of the United States Air Force. “I was a contract specialist,” said Mr. Huff. “I was stationed at three different places, but I was also in Air Force entertainment, so I got […]

Blood Sweat & Tears, featuring Bo Bice, coming to Harrington in April

HARRINGTON – Blood Sweat and Tears, featuring Bo Bice, is scheduled to perform at Harrington Raceway and Casino’s Exhibit Hall on Saturday, April 7 as part of the Live On Stage series line-up. Drummer/producer Bobby Colomby and friends formed Blood, Sweat and Tears in 1967,  bursting on to the music scene  blending rock, fusion and jazz […]

BEST BETS: Wall of Cain to provide rock ‘n’ roll lesson at Milton Theatre

The local band Wall of Cain gives Nathan Ames a chance to play what he calls the “good stuff.” Mr. Ames, a longtime guitarist from Milford, is part of a group that performs a harder style of classic rock. With original songs and covers, they encapsulate the sound of bands like Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, […]

BEST BETS: Schwartz Center closing headlines bittersweet 2017 in local entertainment

When the book on local entertainment in 2017 is written, it will be led by the sad chapter of the Schwartz Center for the Arts closing its doors after an almost 16-year run. After rumors were heard around town for a few weeks prior, the news officially broke on June 8 that the venerable Dover […]

R&B group The Whispers to perform at Dover Downs in April

DOVER — The Whispers, who have entertained audiences for more than 50 years with their R&B, disco, jazz and pop hits, will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, April 13 at 9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at or by contacting VIP Services at (800) 711-5882. Prices range […]

BEST BETS: ‘As You Like It’ brings the Bard to Dover

Proving the Shakespearean line that “all the world’s a stage,” Delaware Shakespeare presents “As You Like It,” through Nov. 12, bringing professional theater to underserved audiences in nontraditional venues throughout the state. The group’s community tour, which travels with a cast of eight actors as well as original music composed by Joe Trainor, stops at […]

‘Christo and Jeanne-Claude’ on display at Biggs Museum

DOVER — The latest exhibitions to open at downtown Dover’s Biggs Museum of American Art uphold that the process of making an art object is as important, and sometimes even more important, than the object that gets made. Almost everyone has, at one time or another, been deeply impressed with the skill and technique many […]

Camden teen hitting the high notes in music world

CAMDEN — Performing at Carnegie Hall and Sydney Opera House are accomplishments to which many artists spend a lifetime aspiring. Bella Abbrescia, a soprano opera singer from Camden, has already accomplished both as a sophomore at Archmere Academy in Claymont. How does one top performances at these elite venues at such a young age? Performing […]

Houston’s Bell appearing in ‘House of Cards’

HOUSTON — A year ago at this time, Lafayette Bell was watching the Netflix drama “House of Cards” when he had a an idea. “I told my daughter ‘I want to be on that show.’ I noticed they film in Baltimore and I found the Baltimore Film Office website. A few weeks later I noticed […]

Camden teen to perform at Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House

CAMDEN — Bella Abbrescia, of Camden, a sophomore at Archmere Academy in Wilmington, has been selected for the 2017 International High School Honors Performance Series at the Sydney Opera House in Australia. She will perform Soprano 1 in July with the Honors Choir. Participation in one of the five Honors Ensembles is limited to the […]