The award winning play, How to Love A Saved Man, will be making its fourth stop on its East Coast tour at Jesus Love Temple, 106 South Walnut Street, Milford, DE. Tickets are $15 for adults, and $10 for children 12 and under. Show begins at 6:00 pm (doors open at 5:00 pm). Written and directed by best selling author, Tamika Hall, the production has been touching lives since its Maryland debut in February.
Delaware Teen Idol Auditions—Sussex County
On Saturday May 18, 2013 from 10:00am - 12:00pm, First State Community Action Agency & Delaware Prevention Coalition will host auditions for Delaware Teen Idol. Auditions will be held at the Georgetown Middle School (301. W Market Street, Georgetown) and are open to Sussex County teens ages 13-18. Individuals and groups must perform an original song, rap, dance, or poetry addressing safe sex, fatherhood involvement, anti-drug use, anti-violence, or anti-crime. This is a wonderful opportunity for our youth to express themselves and their creative talents while promoting a positive message to other youth. Finalists will have the opportunity to compete in the state competition in Wilmington for a chance to win cash and other cool prizes.
4th Annual Unity Day at East Side Charter School
Unity Day was started 4 years ago by Michael McCline, Matthew Williams, Herb Sheldon and Terrone Warren as a collaborative effort focused on the desire to do something positive for students within the Wilmington community. The primary goal is to bring the community together to focus on education, help combat violence and provide support to children and their families. After the initial Unity Day event in 2010, Terry Beasley, Behavior Specialist at Eastside CharterSchool joined the planning team, as he wanted to help support this endeavor as it related to education and has been instrumental in its success. Another goal of Unity Day is to bridge the gap between people of all cultures.
Tickets on sale for Keith Sweat concert Sept. 20 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will host R&B/blues singer-songwriter Keith Sweat in concert on Friday, Sept. 20 at 9 p.m. in the Rollins Center®.
Sweat, the innovator of the New Jack Swing, has a host of notable hits including “I’m Not Ready,” “I Want Her,” “Twisted,” “Nobody,” “Why Me Baby,” “Come and Get Me,” “Just a Touch,” and “Test Drive.” As a record producer, Sweat discovered the group Silk, whose single “Freak Me” was a No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. He also discovered the Atlanta based female R&B group Kut Klose, which produced the hit single “I Like.”
A Gathering Up: Philadelphia-based community organization brings Prom Drive to Wilmington
On Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 1pm – 4pm Philadelphia-based community organization Mic Check 1-Two! is making their third stop on their 2nd Annual Prom Drive tour at the Clarence Fraim Boys and Girls Club [669 S. Union st. Wilmington, DE 19805].
All Wilmington junior and senior high school students are invited to attend!
The Melodic Self- Respect Tour Sponsored By Wilmington Parks & Recreation
The Melodic Self- Respect Tour (sponsored by Parks & Recreation) will take place on Wednesday, April 24th at 5:45 pm at the William Hicks Anderson Community Center, 501 N. Madison Street in Wilmington, DE. This program will educate the youth with a production that promises a uniquely entertaining experience. The program is a strong and crucial social message conveyed through a multi-media pop concert to appeal to the youth ages 10-18. With an emphasis on anti-bullying and violence, the program will explore the correlation between self-respect, peer pressure and malicious & violent acts among youths in schools and other social settings. The topics addressed are:
Sutor announces rapper Wale as special guest appearance for April 12 Friday Night Fights
Ed Sutor, President and CEO of Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, today announced several special guest appearances for the Friday Night Fights event on April 12. “The excitement for the upcoming boxing matches has attracted well known celebrities from the boxing and entertainment worlds,” said Sutor.
Washington, D.C., hip hop rapper, Wale, is expected to make an appearance as a guest in the Rollins Center® for Friday Night Fights, April 12. Wale has won two BET awards, a Soul Train Award for best new artist in 2010, and was nominated this year for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, “Lotus Flower Bomb.” His single, “Bad,” featuring Tiara Thomas is currently #31 on the Billboard Hot 100 and climbing. His third studio album, Gifted, is scheduled to release in June.