Jewish Music Fest 2017, Ansel Adams and more things to see and do in Delaware this week

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

060117jewishJewish Music Fest 2017, June 4th

Free, family-friendly, outdoor music festival! Join us at the Siegel JCC Outdoor Campus for Jewish Music Fest 2017! Festival Acts: Reece Ratliff, Chai Notes, Sonia Disappear Fear, Rachel Schain, Six13, and more. Two stages, Food trucks (Kapow Kitchen & Cajun Sno), Commemorative festival shirts ($12 or 2 for $20), Musical instrument “petting zoo” for the littles. Siegel JCC, Wilmington.

 

060117musicartSummer Music Festival, June 9th

In partnership with the People’s Festival organizers, the Museum is hosting an outdoor summer music festival with live reggae, Latin, hip hop, and special dance performances. Local food trucks from Rolling Revolution, artist demos by Studio Art instructors, family-friendly art activities, and art and craft vendors will inspire you! Get your tickets in advance to avoid entrance lines. Cash bar. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington.

 

Kent County

060117austinReadings & Luncheon with Jane Austen, June 3rd

You are cordially invited to Readings & Luncheon with Jane Austen. Saturday, June 3rd at One O’clock in the Afternoon at the Smyrna Opera House. Seating is limited. Tickets must be purchased in advance. They will not be sold at the door. Tickets are $30. Listen to Readings from Jane Austen’s Works and Hear Live Piano Music the author might have chosen to play herself. Do arrive in Regency era dress, if you wish. Acorn Books will be selling books by Jane Austen and her contemporary authors. Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Author’s Death. Smyrna Opera House.

 

060117anselAnsel Adams as Musician: an Evening of Music with DDOA Award Winner Daniel Carunchio, June 7th

It’s little known that Ansel Adams, in addition to his pioneering work in photography and environmentalism, was a classically trained pianist. In April of 1945, he recorded a small batch of albums for friends, which was comprised of ten pieces by composers including Mozart, Scriabin, and Bach. Join the Biggs and Delaware Division of the Arts Fellow and professional pianist Daniel Carunchio for a lecture and performance of pieces from Adams’ album and other related works. Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover.

 

Sussex County

060117ralGetting in the Mood with Light and Shadow, through June 11th

Just as the amount and quality of lighting influence the way people feel in real life, artists can adjust the mood in their works by playing with light and shadows. In this exhibition, member artists were asked to explore this interplay between light and shadow, either dramatic or subtle, to create and intensify the overall mood of their work. There were over 90 works of art submitted for review. Rehoboth Art League.

 

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