Arts & Life

This program is made possible, in part, by a grant 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.

UD, DSU disappointed in homecoming games while Wesley wins again

UD and DSU suffer homecoming losses, while Wesley College remains undefeated with another blow-out victory. ...More

UD, DSU seek homecoming wins while Wesley College heads west

UD entertains Towson and DSU welcomes North Carolina A&T in their respective homecoming contests. Wesley takes its 6-0 record to Menlo College. ...More

Enlighten Me: Wilmington renews push to draw young professionals

ast week Wilmington Mayor Dennis Williams signed an executive order to create a new taskforce. The hot-button issue at hand? Trying to attract more young people -- particularly millennials and young professionals -- to live and play in the city. Delaware Public Media’s Anne Hoffman brings us this story about the city’s attempt to get hip ...More

Slam Dunk to the Beach tourney rounds out field of teams coming to First State

Sports Commission Chair Dr. Matthew Robinson said at the Grotto’s Pizza in Lewes that the Haverford School in Pennsylvania and Baltimore’s Lake Clifton High School will join the 16-team tournament, which will be held at Cape Henlopen High School from Dec. 27-29. ...More

Food Bank begins annual Thanksgiving drive

The Food Bank of Delaware opened its annual Thanksgiving food and funds drive Wednesday. Individuals and eligible 501(c)3 organizations in New Castle and Kent counties can pick up meal boxes from Food Bank locations in Newark and Milford, respectively. Sussex County organizations can sign up for Mountaire Farm’s Thanksgiving for Thousands distribution. ...More

Fort Miles finds final parts for its gun display

The final round of weapons parts needed to complete a 16 inch multi-ton gun display at Fort Miles will arrive in Delaware this month. ...More

All three First State college football teams pick up wins

Wesley College stays undefeated with a shutout victory, while DSU wins in OT and UD gets back on track at home. ...More

UD and DSU look to rebound while Wesley tries to stay perfect

This weekend’s college football slate finds Delaware and Delaware State trying to get back on track while Wesley looks to remain unbeaten. ...More

Arts Playlist: Delaware Symphony Orchestra’s David Amado

Nothing can stop David Amado, a recent recipient of the Governor’s Award for the Arts, from making beautiful music in Delaware. Delaware Public Media contributor Pam George sat down with him for an extended conversation. ...More

Delaware Arts Alliance conference probes ways to expand audience for the arts

Artists, arts educators and employers convened on the campus of Delaware State University recently for its inaugural arts advocacy conference. Guillermina Gonzalez, Executive Director of the Delaware Arts Alliance says one significant issue is addressing the need to expand audiences for cultural activities. ...More