January 7th – 14th – Movies, music and the railroad

Movie Night at the Kirkwood Library

The Informant: A rising star at an agri-industry company becomes one of the highest-ranking corporate whistleblowers in U.S. history.  Based on a true story.  January 11th, 6:30 p.m.

 

 

CULTURAL CROSSROADS: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., & Black History Tribute

This popular annual concert pays tribute to Dr. King through works by African-American composers and musicians — including pieces composed by Delaware blues guitarist Frank Hovington, classical guitarist Justin Holland, the Nat King Cole Trio and Michael Jackson — along with works by Louis Moreau Gottschalk and a recitation of Robert Kennedy’s famous speech regarding Dr. King’s assassination.  Wilmington Branch, The Music School of Delaware, January 14th, 7 p.m.

 

 

Celebrate the History of the Railroad

Celebrate the posting of the entire Jackson and Sharp Photograph and Drawings Collection to the Delaware Public Archives website. Jackson and Sharp was a company in Wilmington Delaware that built railroad cars and ships from 1863 to 1950. The collection includes more than 4,000 images. This exhibit will feature original Archives railroad materials and a model train layout for the kids.  Delaware Public Archives, January 8th, 10 a.m.

 

 

Fostina Dixon and Winds of Change

Fostina’s unique saxophone and vocal style combines the depth of jazz with the feel of R&B and soul. Help celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend with this talented quartet that will feature originals as well as jazz and R&B standards.  Smyrna Opera House, January 15th, 7:30 p.m.

 

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