Hey Delaware, are you looking for something to do this weekend? We have some recommendations on what’s happening around the First State this week.
New Castle County
The Sun is 109 times bigger than the Earth and it’s 92,960,000 miles away! If you think that’s incredible, wait until we find out about the size and distance of the other planets in our Solar System. Come learn about the colossal scopes of our tiny section of the universe! Delaware Children’s Museum
This epic story recounts the struggle against adversity in 19th century France. Imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread, petty thief Jean Valjean is released from his 19-year term and not only becomes an honest man but has learned a great deal along the way. So come along and join us for this epic journey with Cab Calloway School of the Arts as they perform this thrilling tale. All shows are at A.I. Middle School.
For over two decades, Don Byron, a recipient of the first Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, has been a singular voice in an astounding range of musical contexts, exploring widely divergent traditions while continually striving for what he calls “a sound above genre.”As clarinetist, saxophonist, composer, arranger, and social critic, he redefines every genre of music he plays, be it classical, salsa, hip-hop, funk, rhythm & blues, klezmer, or any jazz style from swing and bop to cutting-edge downtown improvisation. Schwartz Center for the Arts, Dover.
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 The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela brothers.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.
Hollow Man is a sci-fi thriller-horror film based on the H.G. Wells short story “The Invisible Man” and was nominated for an Academy Award® for Visual Effects in 2001. The film is about scientist Sebastian Caine (Kevin Bacon), who has developed a serum that can make a subject invisible. The formula is new and unstable, but after a risky yet successful test on an ape, Sebastian decides to try it on himself. It works, but, unable to reverse the serum’s effects, an invisible Sebastian begins to go insane, and starts pursuing Linda (Elisabeth Shue) and Matt (Josh Brolin) in an episode of homicidal rage. Upstairs at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library.
Celtic Harvests’ music includes songs from all over the map–Ireland, Scotland, England, Canada, Australia, and, America–written by pop stars, folk legends, anonymous balladeers and some from their own members. Celtic Harvest has been performing together throughout Delaware since 1997. The group was created by five Americans with family roots in Ireland who decided to join forces to play tunes and songs that either originated in Ireland and Scotland or that were a product of the people who carried that tradition to the New World.