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The 2018 documentary ‘Every Act of Life,’ seeing a resurgence following Terrance McNally’s death from COVID-19 complications earlier this year, is a wonderful look into the life and ca…
Leaders of a major reinstall at the Delaware Art Museum talk with Gail Obenreder about how commentary from their visitors is driving a whole new look at the galleries.
With four striking exhibitions, and more to come, Delaware Contemporary reopens with a spotlight on three beguiling artists alongside a new community feature. Gail Obenreder reviews.
OperaDelaware made its first foray into pandemic-era performance with ‘Drive-Through Arias,’ a three-performance program featuring a trio of singers bringing opera’s greatest hits to t…
‘Carthage,’ the latest recording from The Crossing, dwells on spirituality and doubt and musical riches. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Turning off or turning on the TV is one way to get through. Rob Walker suggests something else. Gail Obenreder reviews ‘The Art of Noticing.’
It touches us from birth to death, but how much do we really think about fabric? Kassia St. Clair’s ‘The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History’ unspools an exciting world, from mum…
Music of our times, for our times: Gail Obenreder reviews an album from the Delaware Symphony Orchestra featuring stellar solo sounds from Brasil Guitar Duo.
Brilliant designers make for brilliant television. Gail Obenreder reviews ‘Abstract: The Art of Design,’ an original Netflix documentary series.
Today’s top culinary stars view a past master on PBS’s ‘Dishing with Julia Child.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.
Who knew hues could be so riveting? Gail Obenreder reviews Kassia St. Clair’s colorful book.
Irish director Ben Barnes takes on American troubles with REP’s ‘Crucible.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.
The Crossing mixes it up to kick off #GLASSFEST, with the premiere of ‘Knee Plays,’ drawn from the music of Philip Glass and David Byrne. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Delaware Symphony players meet the Mendelssohns and Caroline Shaw with virtuosic joie di vivre. Gail Obenreder reviews.
The Mélomanie ensemble makes a chamber-music visit to Persia. Gail Obenreder reviews.
The Delaware Contemporary marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment in its own style, with an eye on women’s lenses in ‘Focal Points: Women Advancing the Aperture.’ Gail Obenreder rev…
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia hails the glass harmonica to revive the Enlightenment—an appropriate sound for Philadelphia’s history. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Delaware Symphony plays works by Borodin, Elgar, and Rachmaninoff that had difficult premieres in their own times. Gail Obenreder reviews.
The Resident Ensemble Players take on the troubles of America in Michael Gotch’s latest play. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Fairy tales always have more going on under the surface, and a new exhibition at the Brandywine River Museum offers fresh, multicultural takes on three of our favorites. Gail Obenreder revie…
The first woman director of the National Gallery of Art has already been shaking up the field around the country. Kaywin Feldman offered a vision for museums of the future in a special lectu…
Climb aboard REP’s ‘Orient Express’ for a fabulous journey. Gail Obenreder reviews.
‘One November Yankee’ gets a bumpy landing at Delaware Theatre Company. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Victorian noir meets comic mayhem in DTC’s ‘Hound of the Baskervilles.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.
Mimi Lien and Pig Iron venture into society’s anomie with the curated Fringe’s ‘Superterranean.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.
‘Dead Man Walking’ is a moving, disturbing, gorgeous, and inspiring experience at OperaDelaware. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Family-friendly, but more than a kids' show, 'Honk!' paddles swimmingly into Delaware. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Does 'Inherit the Wind,' now staged with Newark’s REP, take us back to the future? Gail Obenreder reviews.
Contemporary playwright Chelsea Marcantel assays the great George Bernard Shaw for ‘Saint Joan,’ now onstage at Delaware Theatre Company. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Into the 21st-century woods we go with the Resident Ensemble Players' premiere of ‘Minor Fantastical Kingdoms’ at the University of Delaware. Gail Obenreder reviews.
It’s a long way back to the 1960s with 'A Sign of the Times," and DTC makes it a tuneful trip. Gail Obenreder reviews.