Best Bets: Stone Jack Ballers roll to Dover Public Library show

Ever since he can remember, Brian McDaniel wanted to play the guitar. “I was obsessed with the guitar from an early age. We have pictures of me when I was young where I am holding a baseball bat like a guitar,” he recalls. The Milford native and now Dover resident who manages the Dover restaurant […]

Best Bets: Milton Theatre stages ‘Next to Normal’ musical

For Fred Munzert, directing the musical “Next to Normal,” has been a decade in the making. “This piece is very personal for me. I saw it not long after it opened on Broadway and it hit me hard. I liked how real-life it was. Oftentimes musicals are in these surreal, other places. But this has […]

Letter to the Editor: 2019 Lewes Summer Concert Series a success

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On behalf of the City of Lewes and Lewes Parks & Recreation Commission I would like to extend a huge Thank You to everyone who supported our concert series this year. We had another great turnout with over 4,900 attendees over 12 concerts this summer. New addition to the concert series this year was our […]

Best Bets: Brown Box Theatre brings Shakespeare to Delmarva

If you’re like many English students, the works of Shakespeare may have been a tough slog back in the day. Kyler Taustin thinks there’s a reason for that. “We in the United States have made Shakespeare into poetry and literature within the education system and rarely are people actually performing it — are they speaking […]

Best Bets: Alverson pays tribute to Elton John in Smyrna

With both a musical and theatrical background, Lee Alverson looked on the internet one day back in 2000 to see just how many Elton John impersonators there were. “There were so many Elvis impersonators. Thousands probably. But there were only two or three Elton impersonators,” he said. And thus an enterprise that would take him […]

Best Bets: Sherlock Holmes, Watson solve crime in Dover

While much of Dover Comic Con looks to the future, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will offer guests a trip to the past. On Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., The Old State House, located at 25 The Green in Dover will present “The Scorched Pamphlet: Sherlock Holmes Returns to Delaware,” […]

Chaka Khan to play Dover Downs

DOVER — Singer-songwriter Chaka Khan will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Rollins Center on Friday, Nov. 15 at 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting doverdowns.com. Prices range from $50-$115. During her career, Ms. Khan has 10 number one songs on the Billboard charts, seven RIAA-certified gold […]

Best Bets: Smyrna-bound Isaacs put faith in their music

For Lily Isaacs, being a member of her family band goes way beyond music. It’s been a calling. “It wasn’t the plan. It wasn’t the life I grew up with. But it totally feels like a ministry. We are doing what God intended us to do as a family,” she said this week by phone […]

Ken Jeong’s Dover show moved to Nov. 22

DOVER – Actor and Comedian Ken Jeong’s previously sold out show at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino’s Rollins Center, scheduled for Sept. 21, has been moved to Friday, Nov. 22 due to a scheduling conflict. Show patrons can either keep the tickets they currently have and use them on the new show date or receive […]

Best Bets: Food Truck Throwdown growing at Blue Earl

In just its third year, Blue Earl’s Food Truck Throwdown has grown so much that it’s doubling its days this year. “I wanted to double their pleasure,” said Ron Price, founder and brewmaster at Blue Earl Brewing in Smyrna. “It’s been so successful that I wanted to make it into a two-day event this year. […]

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