Dancing with the Delaware Stars champions

Winners Jessica Moyer and Scott Becker celebrate with their trophies Saturday night in the Dancing with the Delaware Stars event to benefit Mom’s House of Dover & Greater Dover Boys & Girls Club at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Special to the Delaware State News/Jason Minto

Best Bets: Dancing with Delaware Stars gets new director in Mayan

At first, Jackie Mayan thought Terri Brown was kidding when Ms. Brown suggested that Ms. Mayan take over as chairwoman of the highly successful Dancing with the Delaware Stars competition. After all, Ms. Brown founded the event 11 years ago and was the heart and soul of what is arguably Kent County’s biggest social night […]

Dancing with the Delaware Stars Preview Night Thursday

DOVER — Dancing with the Delaware Stars dance partners will debut their routines to an open house during a preview night Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Boulevard Live Entertainment Restaurant, 1036 Lafferty Lane, Dover. Drink and dinner specials will be available. DJ and dancing for open dance after the preview. The event […]

Best Bets: Comedy goes rogue at First State Improv

There’s a group of people in the area who say whatever comes to their mind. And that’s fine with Melissa Brenner. It’s actually encouraged. Ms. Brenner, of Dover, runs First State Improv. The only troupe of its kind in Kent County, First State Improv teaches adults and kids alike, how to be spontaneous and often, […]

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 […]

Dancing Stars set to shine for charities

  DOVER — Dancing with the Delaware Stars is taking center stage Jan. 27 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Now in its ninth year, Dancing with the Delaware Stars, is a sold-out event despite adding more seats this year, raising money for two organizations — Mom’s House and the Greater Dover Boys and Girls […]

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: Cartoon Christmas Trio gets animated at Milton Theatre

Like many kids, Rob Swanson looked forward to the television holiday classic “A Charlie Brown Christmas” year after year. But not so much for the touching story and colorful characters. It was the music that got him. And it helped lead him to what is now a 30-year career in music as an accomplished bassist. […]

Delaware Stars dance to a charitable tune

DOVER — Saturday night’s eighth annual Dancing with the Delaware Stars at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino was an evening full of glittering gowns, crisp tuxedos and energetic choreography. But most would agree that the night’s true magic was in how much money it raised for Mom’s House of Dover and the Greater Dover Boys […]