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 […]

SLIDESHOW: 2017 Dancing with the Delaware Stars

Scott Brown, managing partner of RF Book Associates & Wealth Management Group, and Autumn Schneider, founder of the Diane Drulis Dance Foundation, won Saturday night’s eighth annual Dancing with the Delaware Stars competition in one of the closest votes in the event’s history. The pair danced to Donna Summer’s “Last Dance” with a disco theme. […]

Dancing with the Delaware Stars steps up for charities

DOVER — Amateur hoofers and their experienced partners will once again take the floor at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino’s Rollins Center for one of the biggest fundraisers of the year — Dancing with the Delaware Stars set for Jan. 28. “This year is the eighth year and I never imagined it would go on […]

Delaware Stars set to hit to the dance floor for charity

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DOVER –– For the seventh consecutive year, local celebrities and socialites will pair with experienced dancers, taking the stage to raise money for programs benefiting children and their parents. “Dancing with the Delaware Stars” is set for Jan. 30 at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino and will benefit Mom’s House and the Greater Dover Boys […]