First for April 22, 2016

Artists Ave Station
First Look this week is all about art and a local venue that serves several different purposes for the artists. It’s a unique idea that started with the purchase of an old Wilmington building on Tatnall Street in need of some renovations and a person with a vision.

Dace on Business
This month is his Dace on Business segment we are talking about small businesses. The SBA awards dinner takes place in early May. First contributor Dace Blaskovitz talks to two people who will be a part of that ceremony.

Cutbacks in the Classroom
Frustration boiled over earlier this year when the Delaware Division for the Visually Impaired announced it would have to roll back services for blind students due to a teacher shortage. In February, we ran this story documenting the complaints of parents and advocates and today we’ll update you on some progress.

Fifty Shades of Fay
Rehoboth Beach resident Fay Jacobs is entertaining audiences across the country with her tell it like it is, one woman show about life, love and all the good, bad and ugly in between. As you’ll see, her show, Aging Gracelessly: 50 Shades of Fay, tackles tough issues with humor that will make you laugh and think all at the same time.

First Experience: The Art of the Dentist
In our First Experience this week we are going to the dentist. This dentist has an artistic side. As a young boy Dr. Ed Yalisove was inspired by a family friend who was an artist. Now in the basement of his dental office Dr. Yalisove can be found mixing his love of nature with copper. Samples of his work can be found all over his Wilmington dental practice. Check it out.

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