Arts & Entertainment
One glance at Geoff Coe’s wildlife gallery, and it’s easy to see why the Philadelphia native dropped his geology career for one in photography. Now a Florida resident, he can indulge himself in the ornithological specimens in which he specializes.
America’s pastime. The old ballgame. The crack of the bat. As the season is winding down, thoughts are turning to the playoffs and the October tradition of the World Series.
The Ellen Rice Gallery is hosting the second of two Saturday events this weekend aimed at raising funds for a program that helps devastatingly disfigured U.S. soldiers who were injured in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman will be making an appearance at the South Coastal Library for a discussion, reading and book signing for her book “I’d Know You Anywhere,” on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m.— the very day her latest book is being released.
The South Coastal Library will be holding its “highly sought-after” three-day book sale this coming week, Aug. 19- 21.
“I can’t wait to see Harold. I’m dying to see the show. I’ve read the script and it’s fabulous,” enthused Sue Ryan, unofficial president of the Harold Schmidt fan club and owner of the Good Earth Market in Clarksville.
Hail Bennett is the sixth generation to farm his family’s land, which has been under the family’s ownership since 1867. Bennett’s father, Jim, planted the first peach trees on 25 acres of the family farm in 1982.
Kayaking has traditionally been viewed as a low-impact recreational activity, but in Delaware’s Inland Bays, it has the distinction of having a huge impact – on wildlife habitat that is. Since the first “Paddlin’ for the Bays” event in 2007, more than $9,000 has been raised to support habitat restoration efforts in the Inland Bays watershed.
On Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company will hold its last “Kid’s Night at the Firehouse” for the summer of 2010.
Autism is one of the most inexplicable and complex diseases known today. With no known cause of the developmental disorder, scientists and advocates are in a constant struggle to understand how they might prevent and treat for the disorder, which affects as many as 1 in 110 children. Autism can be extremely daunting and require immense attention and patience for those affected the most.
Those who haven’t had the opportunity to attend a live performance of such pop icons as Billy Joel, Elton John or even Elvis Presley, likely won’t want to miss the upcoming concerts at the Freeman Stage.
On Saturday, Aug. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m., Gallery 50 in Rehoboth Beach will hold its Second Annual Silent Auction and Benefit for AIDS Delaware. More than $10,000 in artwork has been donated by Gallery 50 and other artists.
It is well known that the purpose of a New Orleans jazz funeral is to mourn and then celebrate the life of the “dearly departed.” So how does the Jazz Funeral celebrated each Labor Day in Bethany Beach compare with the original?
In the spirit of Andres Segovia and Charlie Byrd, Larry Snitzler, classical guitarist, and Rick Whitehead, jazz guitarist, will combine their talents in the second concert of the summer season presented by Concerts at the Beach. The program will feature Latin American, classical and jazz standards, and the concert will be held in St.
There are plenty of historic sites remaining in Sussex County, but – at 253 years old – Prince George’s Chapel in Dagsboro stands out among them. Set back from Route 26 behind the church cemetery, the church comes to life just four times a year, to preserve its place as a historic site. And the next big event set to be held there is the annual Ice Cream Festival on Sunday, Aug. 1.
Randy Lee Ashcraft describes his kind of music as “good fun.”
“Whether we’re playing classic rock or country or ’60s, our motto is, ‘If we’re not having fun, they’re not having fun,” he said.
“In the powwow circle, we celebrate life and honorable deeds for both the living and those who have passed on. We’re taught that by honoring individuals, we encourage the next generation to embrace the unlimited possibilities of the world,” organizers of the 33rd Annual Nanticoke Powwow said this week.
For 25 years, the “Friends of Summer” have mourned the passing of the summer tourist season at Bethany Beach, Del. Known as a “Quiet Resort,” the beach town is where a group of faithful mourners respectfully lay to rest their beloved summer season on Labor Day.
In the midst of the current heat wave, there’s something else that’s hot in Ocean City, Md., this summer and that would be new music.
The Freeman Stage at Bayside is gearing up to host its third annual Arts and Jazz Festival, beginning Friday, July 30, at 4 p.m. The free two-day event runs until 8 p.m. on Friday and from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 31.
The festival, which showcases live jazz performances and the work of local artists, is a favorite of area residents, according to organizers.