February 26th – March 4th: 3rd Annual Benefit Concert featuring Raymond Lee Band and LIFT, ‘Ant-Man’ and Wondrous Boccaccio

Raymond Lee Band (courtesy: raymondleeband.com)

Raymond Lee Band (courtesy: raymondleeband.com)

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

022616everett3rd Annual Benefit Concert for Kay’s Kamp and Ashley’s Orphans, February 27th

3rd Annual Benefit Concert for Kay’s Kamp and Ashley’s Orphans at the historic Everett Theatre in Middletown, DE. Featuring Raymond Lee Band with special guests LIFT. An exciting night of music that will make a difference in the lives of many children. Admission is a FREE and donations accepted. Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 7 p.m. The Everett Theatre, Middletown.

 

022616zydecoBuckwheat Zydeco, February 29th

If you’ve gotten into zydeco music, or felt its influence, or watched the world celebrate this great aspect of Louisiana culture over the past 30+ years it’s likely been because of Buckwheat Zydeco. Many millions witnessed the excitement when Jimmy Fallon chose him to open the final episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: The show opened “cold” with a tight close up of Buck’s accordion, then – joined by Fallon on guitar and backed by the Roots – they kicked off a rousing rendition of “On A Night Like This.” World Cafe Live at the Queen, Wilmington.

 

Kent County

022616antmanSaturday Matinee: ‘Ant-Man’, February 27th

Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. 1:57 min. Rated PG-13. Dover Public Library.

 

022616tenorsOperaDelaware presents A Preview of The Four Tenors, March 4th

Join us at the Smyrna Opera House for a shortened preview performance of OperaDelaware’s upcoming presentation of The Four Tenors. You remember the famous Three Tenors concerts from the 1990’s and early 2000’s. Domingo, Pavarotti and Carreras, were led by Zubin Mehta in some of the most widely viewed opera performances of our lifetime. We have a much smaller venue than the Baths of Caracalla in Rome, but we’re adding a FOURTH tenor! Join music director, Jeffrey Miller, and four of our favorite tenors – Gary Seydell, Tim Augustin, Nicholas Simpson and Jeffrey Halili as we see who can sing the loudest, longest and highest! Smyrna Opera House.

 

Sussex County

022616rbfsAround The World Film series presents ‘Wondrous Boccaccio’, March 2nd

The Black Death rages through the city of Florence in the year 1348. To escape the horror, a group of aristocratic young men and women journey to a country estate where they regale each other with stories. In the interlude between stories, they romp through the countryside reaffirming their love of life. Based loosely on the famed medieval text The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio, this historical drama is a visual tribute to the tales that emerged from one of the darkest periods in Italian history. Metropolitan Community Church, Rehoboth Beach.

 

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