November 7th – 14th: B-Street Band Springsteen Tribute, 51st Annual Delaware Antiques Show and Thoroughly Modern Millie

 (photo/ courtesy: B-Street Band)

(photo/ courtesy: B-Street Band)

From concerts and movies to special events for the whole family, there is always something to see and do in Delaware.  Here are some of our picks.   

New Castle County

110714antiques51st Annual Delaware Antiques Show, November 7th – 9th

The Delaware Antiques Show has long been recognized as one of the nation’s most highly acclaimed antiques shows, highlighting the best of American antiques and decorative arts. This November, the show begins a second half–century, promising a continued spectacular showcase of art, antiques, and design. Chase Center on the Riverfront.

 

 

110714tollboothThe Phantom Tollbooth: Beyond Expectations, November 12th

The Phantom Tollbooth: Beyond Expectations playfully examines the creation, creators, lasting impact and enduring relevance of one of the most beloved children’s books of our time. Through interviews, animation, and archival imagery, the documentary traces the friendship between author Norton Juster and Pulitzer Prize-winning artist Jules Feiffer. World Cafe Live at the Queen.

    

 Kent County

110714bigsVoices of the Generations: This is Your Life, November 8th

After the war, the speaker’s parents, Hanna and Walter Kohner of Czechoslovakia, were reunited in California where Walter found work on This is Your Life, a popular TV program recounting the lives of guests through surprise visits with their friends and families. Hanna, a survivor of five concentration camps, was featured on a 1953 episode of This is Your Life and made history as the first Holocaust survivor to share her story on American national television. Biggs Museum of American Art

 

110714bstreet2B-Street Band Springsteen Tribute, November 14th

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and original Drummer of Bruce Springsteen the E-Street Band Vini Mad Dog Lopez will be making an appearance with the band at the Theater! From the heart of the Jersey shore, “Backstreets” (The B-Street Band) was the first band in the world to do a unique tribute to a live performer. There are now an estimated 180,000 tribute bands following their lead and performing all over the world. Nearly 5,500 performances and 34 years later, the B-Street Band is still the hardest working tribute band on the circuit, with almost 200 shows per year throughout the country.

   

Sussex County

110714freemanParallel Exit, November 14th

Parallel Exit is a rarity. It is the preeminent physical theatre company in New York City, carrying the torch for an art form that could be rendered obsolete without the innovation of the organization’s leaders. Over 10,000 New York City public school students have been inspired and benefited by Parallel Exit education programs, which employ the performing arts as a means through which to instill both creative and life skills. Georgetown Middle School.

  

110714millieThoroughly Modern Millie, November 14th – 16th

The Clear Space Children’s Theatre presents the JR production of this zany musical that took Broadway by storm! Filled with flappers, dashing leading men, a dragon-lady villainous who audiences love to hate, and a musical theatre heroine, this madcap merriment is for all ages! Clear Space Theatre.

 

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