Join us at The Music School of Delaware’s signature event, Beethoven in Blue Jeans! A distinctively casual evening of music, food & fun. Where else can you relaxingly sip bourbon, enjoy the soothing sounds of a string quartet and bid ravenously on a trip to Barbados, while decked out in your favorite pair of Levis? Greenville Country Club, March 10th, 7 P.M.
Jumpstart your St. Patty’s Day weekend with Carbon Leaf’s unique mix of southern, Celtic and bluegrass-tinged tunes.Carbon Leaf scored hit singles at both AAA and Hot AC Radio with “Life Less Ordinary” and “The Boxer,” placed first in the International Songwriting Competition, won an American Music Award, and recorded the music for Universal’s Curious George II soundtrack in 2010. World Cafe Live at the Queen, March 15th, 9 P.M.
Audiences, young and old alike, will delight in the whimsical adventures of Raggedy Ann and Andy as they come to life on stage at The Schwartz Center for The Arts. This full-length play by Patricia Thackary brings all our favorite characters to life in a hilarious romp through the deep, deep woods and Looney Land to rescue the beautiful Babette for a young girl’s birthday. Join us as the action-packed plot of these endearing folk dolls bring us another delightful tale of their gentle, loving spirit and lasting friendships. Schwartz Center for the Arts, March 10th, 7 P.M. and March 11th, 2 P.M.
This documentary shows how victims and perpetrators of Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war are finding methods of heal-ing in an unprecedented program of tradition-based truth-telling and forgiveness ceremonies. Through reviving their ancient practice of fambul tok (family talk), Sierra Leone-ans continue to build sustainable peace at the grass-roots level. Following the screening, former Lutheran Pastor Dick Kaufman, Restorative Justice Practitioner Charito Calvachi-Mateyko, JD, MACT, Sierra Leon government consultant Dr. Cecil Blake, and filmmaker Sara Terry will lead a discussion about forgiveness ceremonies. Movies at Midway, March 10th, 7 P.M.