Comradery, a safe haven to share, celebrity speakers, and black girl empowerment are the reasons why each year hundreds of young minority girls vie for one of 50 spots in the At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy.
A group of investors – writers, artists and a professor from the University of Delaware’s satellite city campus –hopes to find money and a manager so it can reopen the store in the coming months. The group is the last of about 18 prospective buyers who showed interest in taking over last July when the owners announced plans to retire by this month.
The 41-year-old Delaware native founded the Tric Town music series in 2002. The original music event first got its start at the old Barn Door in downtown Wilmington as a compliment to Grabowski’s Tric Zine, a homemade publication that featured comic strips, record reviews, stories and local art.
A historic former Wilmington fire station is on the market with the goal of finding a use for the building that fits in with the neighborhood. The station at 1814 Gilpin Avenue has not been active since 2013, when the city opened a new station No. 5 on Dupont Street as part of the Wilmington Housing Authority’s Lincoln Tower housing complex.
Well, 2018 certainly blew in on the frigid express. But Delaware artists and arts groups are offering a variety of ways to cast a glow over your spirits this winter, and even a few new things. The Delaware Art Museum will launch a Performance Series to bring cutting-edge, multidisciplinary artists to Wilmington. Performances will be presented both at the Museum and at partnering organizations. The series includes Blue Note recording artist Kendrick Scott (Feb. 8) and Eighth Blackbird (March 10).
It's been over 40 years since the birth of rap, and now hip-hop culture reaches every part of the earth. But no matter how many different cultures embrace hip-hop, its roots will always be in the streets. Artist/author Sadaam Hasaan, 27, knows all too well what the street life leads to, which is why he decided to not only get into hip-hop music but to become an author as well.
he exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue co-published by the Brandywine River Museum of Art and Rizzoli/Skira. The catalogue features an introduction by Joseph Rishel, preeminent scholar and distinguished former curator of European Paintings at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
From the exploits of Tony Hawk, to the buffoonish chicanery Johnny Knoxville & the Jackass crew, Skating has had a profound stake in urban culture. With hubs like the BQE Lot in Brooklyn or LOVE Park In Philly, Skating has long been a part of urban life & A Social Hub of community for Cities around the world. But Wilmington, Wilmington Doesn’t have one.
Wilmington’s newest record shop, SqueezeBox Records, at 1901 W. 11th St., has it all—punk rock, gospel, country, rock and roll, soul, jazz, blues and sub genres. At the helm are vinyl aficionados and husband-and-wife team Rich Fisher and Kim Gold.