January 6th – 13th DSO, Howard Pyle, Indie film festival and the John Bell House

Delaware Symphony Orchestra

David Amado and members of the DSO Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 “The Trout”. Maestro Amado takes to the piano and is joined by members of the DSO string section in a thrilling performance. Hotel duPont Gold Ballroom, January 10th, 8 P.M.


Howard Pyle Lecture Series

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This series of illustrated lectures celebrates Howard Pyle, his influences, and his impact. On January 12, writer and illustrator David Rickman will present the third, and last, installment of the series. His presentation is titled From the Spanish Main to Hollywood: The Evolution of Pirate Dress, Real and Imagined. Delaware Art Museum, January 12th, 10:30 A.M.


Winter indie film series

The eighth annual Winter Independent Film Series at the University of Delaware will feature five films focused on indie films and music.  Anvil! The Story of Anvil is a documentary following two founding members of Anvil, Robb Reiner and Steve “Lips” Kudlow, through their struggle to reclaim a chance at fame.  The film is directed by Sacha Gervasi.  Trabant University Center Theatre, January 11th, 7:30 P.M.


Above and Below: An 18th-Century Cook Tells All

Meet living history professional Kimberly Costa as she portrays Constance Greene, an 18th-century tavern cook and keeper. Through lively conversation and stories, find out exactly what it was like traveling and eating at an 18th-century tavern. Talk with Constance and watch as she prepares a variety of tavern meals. John Bell House, January 7th.

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