February 28th – March 7th: SSQ, Dweezil Zappa and Planes

New Castle County

ssqSerafin String Quartet – March 2nd

SSQ joins UD faculty artists Anne Sullivan, harp; Julie Nishimura, piano; Todd Groves, saxophone; Tom Palmer, drums; and Harvey Price, vibraphone for an eclectic program of works by Robert Schumann, R. Murray Schafer and UD alum Joshua Green.  $15 adults; $10 UD faculty/staff and seniors; $5 students. Tickets are available at the door and are cash or check only.


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 zappaDweezil Zappa Guitar Masterclass – March 7th

For the price of a fuzz pedal, learn techniques from the son of Frank Zappa. Dweezil Zappa’s music camp Dweezilla has a motto “Learn And Destroy.” It refers to destroying the boundaries that confine music creativity. At camp students are in total immersion for 4 days of music instruction. While on tour with Zappa Plays Zappa Dweezil will be previewing some of the guitar concepts he teaches at camp in a special event prior to each concert.


Kent County

biggsFamily Movie Nights at the Biggs Museum: Planes – March 1st

Enjoy a free showing of a family-friendly movie and flashlight tour of the permanent collection specifically geared towards families. From above the world of “Cars” comes “Disney’s Planes,” an action-packed animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty, a plane with dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer. Rated PG.



oddDessert Theater: The Odd Couple – March 7th – 9th

Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Featuring the Phoenix Players. Unger and Madison are at it again! Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, in Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version of The Odd Couple. Instead of the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit. The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela brothers. But the hilarity remains the same! Mingle with the director and actors afterwards. Desserts generously provided by the Smyrna Opera House Guild.


Sussex County

Elena-UriosteElena Urioste, Violin – Michael Brown on piano – March 1st

A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School, Ms. Urioste is sure to impress the Coastal Concerts audience with her sensitive musicianship and riveting charisma. Performing with her will be Michael Brown, described by The New York Times as “a young piano visionary.” The chemistry between these two young artists promises to be something special.


Eva-van-EndThe Rehoboth Beach Film Society presents: The Deflowering of Eva van End – March 5th

This quirky and satirical comedy tells the story of the dysfunctional, middle class, Dutch, van End family, consisting of mom, dad, their two sons, and their very shy and introverted daughter, Eva. One night at dinner, Eva tries to tell them she is participating in a school project and will be bringing home a German exchange student, but she is ignored. When Veit (the student) arrives, the family is shocked and surprised, but they readily accept him into their home.  [2013, Netherlands, Runtime: 98 min, Not Rated, Danish and German with English subtitles]






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