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IN the Mix July 2019

Our pilot episode of our new monthly talk show IN the Mix is available now on Facebook and YouTube! 5 unsuspecting locals, artists and musicians are thrown INto the Mix. Rosanne DellAversano, Jeremy Hebbel, Joe Trainor, David Stradley and Joe Valenti join us for Ladybugs, Beatles, zombies and more of What's IN this month #inWilm...

Serafin String Quartet

Even a group as well-established as the Serafins must entertain questions and doubts when choosing a new identity. A string quartet which debuted in 2004 under the artistic direction of Kate Ransom, president and CEO of The Music School of Delaware, the group became the Serafin Ensemble earlier this year. The change opens new vistas of possibility in repertoire, instrumentation and collaboration. Already the roster has added piano, voice, double bass, flute and horn. But evolution isn’t always easy, especially in a chamber music world more comfortable with string quartets and a pop culture with a tendency to treat all “classical” music as antiquated...

Gable Music Ventures: Jeremy Hebbel & Gayle Dillman

The roots of Gable Music Ventures run deep on Market. Seeds first planted in 2011 that have bloomed and branched out touch every block on the street, every business with a stage, and every nook and cranny where music could possibly fit. Owners Jeremy Hebbel and Gayle Dillman produce what Billboard magazine has called the nation’s “largest celebration of women in music,” the annual Ladybug Festival, and though their growing festival lineup now extends as far as Smyrna and Delaware City, they remain committed to the street where they started. We chatted with Jeremy (Gayle was, sadly, out of town) about many of the milestones they’ve passed along the way…

Aubrey Plaza on The Late Show w Stephen Colbert - Community Calendar

It doesn’t take much for a mention of our state to make the viral rounds in our city’s social circle. A mere hint of the name “Joe Biden” and Twitter and Facebook feeds of everyone from  INfluencers to your great aunt go wild with extreme opinions from the widest of angles. Back when the film Fight Club revealed in its dialog its Delaware setting, we all went kinda crazy just hearing our city’s name, even without the aid of social media. Our small size and low population usually keeps us off the map of public interest and that, combined with an obvious identity crisis likely rooted in our proximal Mason-Dixon heritage and an agrarian/corporate economy, has led to a mix of prideful sharing and staunch defense from natives when there is mention of our home...

Serafin Summer Music

Countertenor Gus Mercante trained at the renowned University of North Texas College of Music, then went to Augsburg, Germany on a Fulbright Scholarship. But the Pike Creek native and University of Delaware alum says he couldn’t wait to come home to Wilmington...   

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