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Mark Arehart

Morning Edition Host/Reporter

Mark Arehart, our Morning Edition Host and Arts Reporter, has been a host, reporter and producer at several NPR member stations in Alaska, Washington and Kansas. His reporting has taken him everywhere from remote islands in the Bering Sea to the tops of skyscrapers overlooking Puget Sound. He is a diehard college basketball fan who enjoys taking walks with his dog, Otis.

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Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki is calling on a public/private partnership to explore the city’s parking and driving issues.

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A Delaware high school student will represent The First State at the National Poetry Out Loud competition in Washington.

Live stream the Poetry Out Loud National Semifinals.

Courtesy Delaware Theatre Company

The Delaware Theatre Company is launching a new initiative to make theater more inclusive for people with a wide range of sensory, learning and communication differences.

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Thursday is a big day for Shakespeare fans. It’s the Bard’s 453rd birthday. To celebrate, dozens of Delawareans will take to the stage performing snippets of his plays.

Courtesy of DNREC

Two out of state artist have claimed the the top prizes in the 2018-2019 Delaware Waterfowl and Trout Stamp contests.

Courtesy City of Wilmington Mayor's Office

A delegation from one of Wilmington’s sister city Osogbo, Nigeria traveled to the First State this month, bringing with it 20 works for art.

In our latest Arts Playlist, our Mark Arehart talks with Shefon Taylor of the Wilmington Office of Cultural Affairs about the two artists whose work is featured in the Art on the Town, also known as the Wilmington Art Loop.

Courtesy of Su Knoll Horty

Abstract painter Su Knoll Horty’s newest exhibit Color Pops Two opens at the Christina Cultural Arts Center next month.

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Student groups from Wesley College are collaborating for an open mic night at the Dover Public Library Thursday night.

A New Jersey man faces up to 10 years in prison for stealing DuPont company trade secrets.

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Warm spring weather hits the First State to start the week. Temperatures in the low-80s are in the forecast for Tuesday.