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Halloween Loop Costume Ball - photos provided by New Market Wilm, Halloween Loop Costume Ball - photos provided by New Market Wilm, Halloween Loop Costume Ball - photos provided by New Market Wilm, Halloween Loop Costume Ball - photos provided by New Market Wilm, Halloween Loop Costume Ball - photos provided by New Market Wilm

“About three years ago, I got an offer to open for Pat Benatar at The Grand Opera House and I was able to retell that story on stage. ‘So, you know, the last time I was on this stage, and I had toilet seat around my neck. And I wanted to officially apologize and we can move on.’” Forty years ago, the Out & About Halloween Loop started on Market, and as loops are wont to do, things have come full circle. The costumed crowds invaded The Queen last weekend for a celebration of the Halloween spirit that felt like a homecoming, with four classic Delaware bands on stage...

DelShakes' "Romeo & Juliet" Community Tour Commences

The Delaware Shakespeare Community Tour returns this autumn with a touching performance of Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare’s classic tale of teenage love gone horribly wrong.

The Arts at Trinity

Despite roots that reach back to the earliest colonization of America, Trinity Parish could be considered a “modern” church organization. The Parish maintains two church complexes within a three mile range, one of which, Holy Trinity Church (also known as Old Swedes), is the eighteenth oldest church in America, established in 1698, and has housed an Episcopal parish since 1791. Yet its outlook is very 2019...

Dante Gabriel Rossetti - provided by Delaware Art Museum

A major new exhibition in London showcasing the women who shaped the Pre-Raphaelite movement will include four pieces from the Delaware Art Museum... 

Eunice LaFate by Joe del Tufo

In September of this year, Eunice LaFate celebrated the fourth anniversary of the opening of LaFate Gallery at 227 N. Market Street. The gallery primarily showcases LaFate’s own art which is a blend of folk and contemporary styles.

First State Ballet Theatre presents Dracula , Viktor Plotnikov's work at the 2014 Fringe Festival by Joe del Tufo

Since his career as a soloist began in 1987, Ukrainian-born Viktor Plotnikov has danced major roles in a wide variety of classical and contemporary ballets by many world-class choreographers, and has toured extensively in Russia and the US. In 1998, he began creating original works for international organizations and individuals, with musical taste ranging from Brahms to Pink Floyd, winning him national and global awards. He is a regular collaborator with Wilmington’s First State Ballet Theatre, with a new work under way. Just in time for Halloween, FSBT will present a world premiere by Plotnikov: Dracula. It takes place at the baby grand from October 18 through 20. Based on the gothic novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, Dracula promises to intrigue and captivate the audience...

Sean Close, Damon Bonetti and Dave Johnson - photo by Matt Urban at NüPOINT Marketing, Sean Close, Dave Johnson, and Damon Bonetti - photo by Matt Urban at NüPOINT Marketing, Damon Bonetti, Sean Close, and Dave Johnson - photo by Matt Urban at NüPOINT Marketing

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most famous tale featuring everyone’s favorite deerstalker-dawned detective is being brought to life by the Delaware Theatre Company this fall. But not in the way one might suspect—not even by the great Sherlock Holmes, himself. To paraphrase the great detective; it’s a comedy, my dear Watson—a comedy...

2019 Governor's Awards for the Arts

The Delaware Division of the Arts is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Governor’s Awards for the Arts, which pay tribute to distinguished individuals and organizations that have had a profound and lasting impact on the state’s artistic and cultural life. The 2019 Governor’s Awards for the Arts were coordinated by the Delaware Division of the Arts in conjunction with the Delaware State Arts Council and the Office of Governor John C. Carney.