Arsenic and Old Lace is a “bit of a love letter to the theater,” according to actor Mic Matarrese. “It does everything that’s nice and great about theater and is a good time.” The University of Delaware Resident Ensemble Players presents the 1941 comedy through Nov. 20. Matarrese said that his character, Mortimer Brewster, is the “engine” of the Joseph …
‘Voice From Assisi’ concert benefits Ministry of Caring
The first friar signed by a major recording label is giving a concert to benefit Wilmington’s Ministry of Caring. Tenor Alessandro Brustenghi will perform 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Sacred Heart Oratory, 917 N. Madison St., Wilmington. Brustenghi signed his record deal in 2012, with his first CD called the “Voice From Assisi,” for his Italian hometown. His …
Appo, Christina families cope with bus strike; VoTech schools go virtual
Local 326 bus drivers went strike Thursday, affecting Appoquinimink, New Castle County VoTech and Christiana districts. Appoquinimink Schools were working Thursday morning to get all their students into classes after some bus drivers went on strike. Appo schools planned to stay open, although spokeswoman Lillian Miles said that New Castle County Vo-Tech high schools had chosen to go to …
Smaller Rockwood festival – but with lots of ice cream
The Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park (New Castle County) Rockwood Park will host a scaled-down ice cream festival 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 26. Confirmed ice cream vendors include Cinnamon Bun Exchange, Dino’s Ice Cream Truck, the Ice Cream Shoppe, Kilby Cream, Kona Ice, Paleteria y Neveria Tocumbo, UDairy Creamery and Woodside Farm Creamery. Live local music …
Longwood schedules 6 themed nights of fireworks, fountains
The shows are on Saturdays and Sundays, starting July 3 and running through Oct. 23.
Fireworks are a go: Rehoboth, New Castle, Hagley say theirs are on
Separation Day festivities are canceled, except for fireworks June 12. Rehoboth will light ’em July 3
Country star Jimmie Allen sets benefit concert Monday for slain officer’s family
‘I think it’s super important for our communities and stuff to come together,” the musician said
Art, history, technology combine in Hagley’s new steampunk sculpture
Sculpture Bruce Rosenbaum was steampunk before he knew what steampunk was.
Iconic Rehoboth Beach venue reopening Saturday
Funland Rehoboth won’t be using its little green tickets this year, but it will be operating.
Freeman Arts Pavilion schedules live summer acts, gives audience more room
Freeman always planned to build a bigger facility, but COVID-19 spurred them to do it more quickly.