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
The concert program features Beethoven String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59#3, the “third Razumovsky” quartet was one of three written for the Russian count and is famed for its virtuoso last movement – a large scale fugue that opens with the Viola stating the lively theme, and Brahms Piano Quintet, described as the pinnacle work for the string quartet and piano ensemble configuration – a masterful monument that is both profound and sublime. University of Delaware, Gore Recital Hall in the Roselle Center for the Arts, Newark.
Wee Ones is now offered every week! This early childhood series intended for children ages 3-5 incorporates active learning through music, movement, and the exploration of objects in a warm and welcoming setting. Themes relate to the museum and garden. Members and children under 2, free. $5 per child, one adult per child admitted free. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.
Caladh Nua is a tightly-knit, vibrant band with its origins deeply rooted in the Southern counties of Ireland. Comprised of five versatile musicians and singers playing a wide selection of instruments – from fiddle to banjo, guitar to bodhran and tin whistle to button accordion – the band has captured the essential qualities of traditional Irish music and balanced them finely with an innovative contemporary flair. Schwartz Center for the Arts, Dover.
For the third season, Delaware Friends of Folk are partnering with the First State Heritage Park in sponsoring a series of concerts through the winter of 2016-2017. This show features Celtic harper Mike Nielsen. Mike has been playing harp professionally since 1995. He plays in Delaware, eastern shore Maryland, and, in the summers, in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. He has also twice toured and played in the southwest of Ireland. The Old State House, Dover.
Presented in collaboration with the Immanuel Shelter, CARDBOARD STORIES pulls homelessness to the forefront. An original piece created for the nonprofit Pinellas County Coalition for the Homeless by Watkins and Penn, CARDBOARD STORIES tells the tale of the different worlds of homelessness and how it affects all of us. Following the presentation of CARDBOARD STORIES, enjoy a concert by Julie Clark. CARDBOARD STORIES focuses on a woman who aged out of foster care, gave birth to a baby girl and became homeless in Williams Park. There she meets Hope, a college student who helps her begin to see her hardships as opportunities. Clear Space Theatre Company, Rehoboth Beach.