‘Jason’s Letter’ to make film debut Sunday in Dover

Terrance Tykeem is ready to get the conversation started. He’s hoping that process will begin Sunday afternoon. That’s when “Jason’s Letter,” a film he produced, directed and wrote, will premiere at Dover’s Schwartz Center for the Arts. The majority of the movie, about 75 percent, was filmed in Dover in January. The rest was filmed […]

Schwartz Center weighing options for future

  DOVER — A year after a public-giving campaign raised more than $10,000 in one day for the Schwartz Center for the Arts the downtown Dover-based nonprofit is once again considering its future. Tracey Miller, president of the Schwartz Board of Directors, said Tuesday, “At this point the board and the center are weighing all […]

BEST BETS: NakedEye Ensemble exploring musical limits at Wesley College

Already stretching musical boundaries to the brink, the NakedEye Ensemble will take it  one step further at Wesley College next week when it performs a concert drawing on elements of rock. Known for commissioning and performing original works in contemporary classical music by living composers, NakedEye Ensemble uses a variety of unconventional items, including toy, […]

BEST BETS: Eclectic Bumper Jacksons to perform at Schwartz Center

Throw in a heaping helping of Americana roots music, toss in some country swing and add a taste of jazz and blues, mix it all up in a blender and you have the recipe for Bumper Jacksons. The seven-piece band, based in Baltimore and Washington, will light up Dover’s Schwartz Center for the Arts March […]

BEST BETS: A toast to Mardi Gras at Schwartz Center

New Orleans comes to Dover Feb. 18 when Mardi Gras Mayhem takes over Dover’s Schwartz Center for the Arts. Featuring the Philadelphia-based Zydeco A-Go-Go six-piece band, the night will offer beads and event-themed food and drinks for purchase. Guests are encouraged to dress in their Mardi Gras finest. Zydeco A-Go-Go was formed in 1992 by […]

BEST BETS: Amillion, Nadjah headline first Schwartz Center hip-hop show

Fresh off two international tours, L. Amillion Mayfield, aka Amillion the Poet, is coming home. Mr. Mayfield, a Dover hip hop performer, author and community activist, will headline the first show of its kind at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover Feb. 4. The Caesar Rodney High School grad toured London and Amsterdam […]

Children’s Theatre brings joy with ‘Pollyanna’

DOVER — To start off the new year on a happy note, the Children’s Theatre is bringing the ultimate good news story to the stage with “Pollyanna.” “I’ve been wanting to do it for a couple years and the timing was absolutely perfect,” said director Carol Ann Harding. “There is so much going on right now […]