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Delaware Public Media's coverage of stories involving the arts in Delaware.

Delaware Public Media' s arts coverage is made possible, in part, by support from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Delaware Contemporary

As part of a larger initiative to create artistic exchanges with Chinese artists and art groups,  The Delaware Contemporary will host an event next month called “China Pop:  Contemporary Year of the Dog.”

For this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele sat down with Joseph Gonzales, executive director of The Delaware Contemporary, to discuss the February 16th event and talk about exchanges between The Delaware Contemporary, its affiliated artists and China-based arts organizations and artists.

 

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Local arts groups are making the case Delaware gets its money’s worth from arts funding.

The Delaware Arts Alliance presented Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long and lawmakers results of a new study detailing the economic impact of the arts in the First State.

Emma's Arts Carts

Delaware College of Arts and Design students, faculty, staff and friends recently spent time filling arts kits and writing encouraging notes for 200 children in crisis.
 

Firefly Festival/Red Frog Events

The 2018 edition of the Firefly Music Festival will have a strong hip-hop flavor.

Festival organizer Red Frog Events announced the acts coming to the Woodlands in Dover on the grounds of Dover International Speedway this June, and for the first time two of the events four headliners are rap artists.

Anthony Penna Foundation

An Archmere student who died in a September car accident is being remembered by the Delaware Community Foundation.


Joshua M. Freeman Foundation

All Sussex County middle schools have now completed the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation’s mural project.

 

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, The Illusionists - Live from Broadway - is coming to Wilmington this week.


Delaware Division of the Arts

The Delaware Division of the Arts is sponsoring a special presentation on arts accessibility on Wednesday.


Delaware Symphony Orchestra

The Delaware Symphony Orchestra present a holiday concert this week to benefit the re-opening of Dover’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts.

Thursday’s concert is at Central Middle School in Dover.

 

Keith Misner

A new art exhibit opens this week in Lewes, but it’s not at a conventional arts venue.

Long & Foster Real Estate is highlighting local artwork at their office on Savannah Road in Lewes throughout December.

 

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