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September 21, 2019 - September 20, 2020 Arts & Entertainment Events

Catch Me If You Can

The Candlelight Theatre

Sep
21
Sat
Theater

Catch Me If You Can is the musical story of a young man who impersonated an airline pilot, pediatrician, security guard, and a college professor in order to fly around the world and avoid the FBI while cashing bad checks in some very creative ways. This is the real life story of Frank Abagnale Jr. You won't believe what he does now! Truth is stranger than fiction.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 30 more times through Oct 20

Collecting for The Future

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Sep
21
Sat
Educational (Family), Museum Exhibitions

When Winterthur opened to the public in 1951, visitors toured a private collection assembled over several decades by Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969). He dreamed that his collection and 175-room home would “afford all those interested an opportunity to view and to study the conditions surrounding the early American home life.”...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 22 more times through Oct 16

National League of American Pen Women Biennial Art Show

The Station Gallery

Sep
21
Sat
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Visual Arts

National League of American Pen Women - 2019 Diamond State Branch Biennial Art Show

Opening Reception to Meet the Members - Friday, September 6, 5 – 8 PM.

The National League of American Pen Women is the oldest national organization for women in the arts. The Station Gallery hosts their 2019 Biennial Art Show featuring work by eighteen members. Paintings and books will be displayed, with music and readings during the September 6th Opening Reception.

Participating Members: Nita Balderston, Anna Biggs, Linda Campbell-Arena, Iris Dowling, Cyndy Falcoff, Michele M. Foster, Trina Gardner, Betsy Greer, Mary Lou Griffin, Carol Hixon, Geri Huxsoll, Maria Keane, Karen Kuhrt, Sandy Mallett, Linda Patton, Shirley Rigby, Barbara Selby, Mary Tanne

Gallery Hours: 9 – 5 Monday – Friday; 10 – 3 Saturday

Celebrating 40 Years in Business 1979 – 2019

 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 8 more times through Sep 28

Now Showing at Theatre N

Theatre N

Sep
21
Sat
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INbudget Top Pick
#INbudget ($0-$10), Film

Check out what's playing this weekend at Theatre N #inWilm... 

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 253 more times through May 1

John Singletary's Anahata

The Delaware Contemporary

Sep
21
Sat
INbudget
#INbudget ($0-$10), Film, Visual Arts

Out from the cloak of darkness emerges a fantastical universe of images that seem to exist in both the past and the present simultaneously. Drawing from an ancient visual language, Singletary seamlessly bridges history with the contemporary by capturing his meticulous and intimate choreography with an open-spectrum camera in his one-of-a-kind UV light studio using sophisticated OLED monitors...

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 2 more time through Sep 22

BREAKFAST WITH THE RED PANDAS @ Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo

Sep
21
Sat
Animals & Nature, Food & Drink

Red Panda Breakfast Date!

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Open for Business: Photography, Trade, and Self-Image, 1870–1950

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Sep
21
Sat
History, Museum Exhibitions, Visual Arts

September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020

A 19th-century prosthetics workshop, a jazz club featured in the Green Book, and a Polish-American car dealership are vastly different businesses, but owners and workers at all three turned to photography to portray themselves and their work. Open for Business: Photography, Trade, and Self-Image, 1870–1950, a student-curated exhibit at Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library, examines how photography helped small business owners to advertise and represent their shops, goods, and workers. Visitors will encounter historic photographs and objects and explore how entrepreneurship and photography were intertwined. By partnering with the Delaware Historical Society, Open for Business also showcases local business histories, including popular 20th-century Wilmington locales such as The Spot Café, Elsie’s Chicken, and Federal Bakery. The exhibit includes personal interviews and crowdsourced photographs in addition to more than 30 objects from the Winterthur and Delaware Historical Society collections. It will be on view in the Winterthur Galleries.

Photo credit: Courtesy, Winterthur Library

 
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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 90 more times through Jan 5

INTERNATIONAL RED PANDA DAY @ Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo

Sep
21
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Animals & Nature

Become a Red Panda Ranger!

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Costuming THE CROWN

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Sep
21
Sat
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Museum Exhibitions

From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret’s wedding dress, from the majesty of royal crowns and tiaras to the comfort of clothes worn in private family moments, Costuming THE CROWN will feature 40 iconic costumes from the beloved Emmy® award-winning Netflix series, a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

This intriguing exhibition provides a behind-the-scenes look at how costume design is used to create riveting drama and to re-create history. Explore the elegance and style of a bygone era by examining the extraordinary contributions of Emmy®- and BAFTA-winning designers Michele Clapton and Jane Petrie to seasons 1 and 2 of The Crown. Discover how costumes play a major role in storytelling and character development in this fictional portrayal of the British royal family that is sweeping the globe!

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 92 more times through Oct 12

Hamilton and Burr: Who Wrote Their Stories?

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Sep
21
Sat
History, Museum Exhibitions
July 11, 2019–January 5, 2020, Center Gallery
 

The hit Broadway musical Hamilton sparked renewed interest in the Founding Father and his relationship with Aaron Burr, whom he infamously dueled with on July 11, 1804. Opening on the 215th anniversary of the duel, our exhibit picks up where Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical left off and examines how Alexander Hamilton’s and Burr’s legacies were shaped by other Founding Fathers, a wife, a daughter, historical documents, and yes, even an enormously successful, modern-day musical.

The continuously interwoven fates and legacies of these two seemingly divisive figures, provides an exciting opportunity to explore what stories get written, which get remembered, and why.

Our story begins in the immediate aftermath of the shots in Weehawken, New Jersey, with original correspondence between Burr and Dr. David Hosack regarding Hamilton’s condition. An up-close look at Dr. Hosack, Rev. Benjamin Moore, and the events following the duel will begin to complicate our perceptions of Burr.

The exhibit then dives into the printed material and imagery surrounding these two figures to consider the ways in which Burr’s daughter, Theodosia Burr Alston, and Hamilton’s widow, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, helped shape the print culture to craft legacies of both men.

Setting the scene is an 18th-century velvet coat, similar to the one that inspired Miranda’s vision for the musical—which serves as a reminder that historical narratives can always be re-explored, reconsidered, and rewritten.

 Photo Credit: Courtesy of Winterthur

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 90 more times through Jan 5

KEEPER TALKS @Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo

Sep
21
Sat
Family Focused
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), Animals & Nature, Educational (Family), Science

KEEPER TALKS. Learn about zoo animals as the keepers care for them.

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 12 more times through Oct 27

ANIMAL SHOWS @ Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo

Sep
21
Sat
Family Focused INbudget
#ALLinFun (Family Focused), #INbudget ($0-$10), Animals & Nature, Educational (Family)

Animal Shows persented in the Wildlife Amphitheater

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RECURRING EVENT: Occurs 4 more times through Sep 29

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Theatre N

Sep
21
Sat
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Film

After her anxiety-ridden mother disappears, 15-year-old Bee does everything she can to track her down, discovering her troubled past in the process.

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The Hound Of The Baskervilles

Delaware Theatre Company

Sep
21
Sat
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Theater

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most beloved Sherlock Holmes story gets a makeover in an exhilarating collision of slapstick, absurdity, and silliness. Zany and fast-paced, The Hound of the Baskervilles offers farcical surprises and brilliant theatrical invention performed by a trio of endearing clowns and klutzes. Adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson for three actors, this barkingly hilarious spoof leaves audiences dying from laughter.

 

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Theatre N

Sep
21
Sat
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Film

After her anxiety-ridden mother disappears, 15-year-old Bee does everything she can to track her down, discovering her troubled past in the process.

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