Grand Gala star Renée Elise Goldsberry

Grand Gala returns with ‘Hamilton’ star on stage

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Dig 0ut your party hats. The Grand Gala is returning Dec. 3 with a show headlined by Tony Award-winning “Hamilton” star Renée Elise Goldsberry, with the traditional afterparty at The Grand Opera House. It will feature food, drink and entertainment spread out throughout the 150-year-old building. A major fundraiser for the opera house’s community engagement programs, the 2020 gala was …

Delaware Burger Battle returns Aug. 27

Burger Battle returns Aug. 27 after pandemic hiatus

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  The Delaware Burger Battle, which spawned winners such as Maiale Deli’s Mexican Burger and Metro Grill’s Peach Burger, returns Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten entries will vie for the burger trophy, with three others going for the alternative burger title. A fundraiser for the Food Bank of Delaware and the Delaware ProStart Program, the battle will start at noon at …

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Clifford Brown Jazz Fest returns to Rodney Square

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  The 34th annual Clifford Brown Jazz Festival returns to Rodney Park Wednesday and will wind up Sunday with a nationally known hip hop dancer and choreographer who was born in Wilmington. During the week, after-concert jam sessions will feature visiting and local musicians. The festival recommends following all state COVID-19 guidelines, including wearing a mask if you’re not vaccinated. …