Angelique Kidjo among Clifford Brown Jazz Fest performers

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  Four-time Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo will be the opening headliner for the first night of the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival. which is being held June 21-24. Joining her will be Marquis Hill and Monty Alexander and the Harlem Kingston Express. The Jazz Festival, sponsored by the City of Wilmington, is the largest free jazz outdoor festival on the East …

Urban Art Exchange stables

Wilmington turns stables into art studios

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The city of Wilmington and CityFest Inc. showed off their new Urban Artist Exchange and the work of its 21 teen summer apprentice artists at an open house last weekend. The event coincided with Wilmington Open Streets and featured storytelling as well as a drumming and dance performance at the nearby amphitheater. “Because we had a critical mass of people …