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CCArts to host summer art camp for deaf children

Bryan ShupeCulture, Summer

CCArts Program Director Jennifer Hartz and Executive Director Melissa Paolercio are looking forward to finally have an arts camp for deaf children. The project was delayed because of COVID. Delaware’s Center for the Creative Arts will be holding a summer arts camp specifically for the deaf. Camp Arts for All in Sign will be taught in American Sign Language. This will be …

City Theater's next production is "Dancing at Lughnasa," an Irish memory play. Joe del Tufo for Moonloop Photography.

How City Theater grounds ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ in Ireland

Ken MammarellaHeadlines, Culture

For Michael P. Toner, the vocal coach in the City Theater Company production of “Dancing at Lughnasa,” two of the most important things he offered coaching on were “dancing” and “lughnasa.” “Dancing” was important because it’s pronounced differently in Ireland, where the play is set. Think of a broad “a,” as in family or random, he explained, contrasting it with …

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Wilmington wins $90K arts grant to create music series

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Wilmington has been awarded a $90,000 matching grant to present a free, multi-year outdoor music series.  The grant comes from the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, a social impact group that supports nonprofits throughout the country focused on music, public spaces, and community building. The matching funds will be used to present a 10-week live music series in 2023, 2024 …

Trace Adkins, Frank Reyes top off 2022 State Fair concert lineup

Charlie MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Photo courtesy of Delaware State Fair. The Delaware State Fair has announced its final two headline acts for the 2022 Delaware Lottery Summer Concert Series at the M&T Bank Grandstand. Country music star Trace Adkins and Dominican bachata artist Frank Reyes will top off the star-studded list of acts that already includes Hank Williams Jr., Sam Hunt, Nelly, Toby Mac, …