Back To What?
The “Back to School” ads are already starting and sending people of all ages into a state of panic! Only five weeks left until Labor Day! Better get in all of the summer you possibly can! All locations are Rehoboth Beach, unless otherwise noted.
CAMP Rehoboth Chorus begins rehearsals for their season in September. Rehearsals are Monday evenings (6:30-8:30 p.m.) for their concert—And the Winner Is… in February, 2015. Call CAMP for more information, 302-227-5620.
Clear Space Theatre Company (20 Baltimore Avenue; 302-227-2270) has The Full Monty, Oliver!, Sordid Lives (featuring Christopher Peterson as “Brother Boy”) running in repertory, and The Best of the Rest of Eyecons. All three main-stage shows run in two-day rotation Monday-Saturday (7:30 p.m.), with Eyecons on Saturday (post-show), and Sunday evening (9 p.m.). Make your reservations for Black Tie & Barefoot—Clear Space’s 10th Anniversary celebration— Saturday, September 13 at the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Check their website for complete show schedule and reservations.
Rehoboth Beach Film Society (107 Truitt Avenue, 302-645-9095) holds Festival Film Review sessions July 28 and August 4 (South Coastal Library in Bethany) and July 29, and August 5 (upstairs screening room, Movies at Midway). 7 p.m. at both locations. Admission: $2 (RBFS members/$4 future members) and free in Bethany. The sessions assist the film selection process for the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival. Don’t miss their Cinema by the Canal series (Lewes Canalfront Park): E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (Restored Version) July 31.
Galleries marked with an asterisk (*) are members of The Rehoboth Gallery Collective, MOSAIC. Join participating galleries for their next Second Saturdays: Destination Artwalk–August 9 (6-9 p.m.)
*Amandeline Gallery (Galleries at 20 Baltimore Avenue; 302-226-0330) features the work of Elaine Hahn, Anne Packard, Anatoly Turov, Marie Claude-Boucher, Sergey Cherep and Amanda Ponko. Check out their new location.
*Anita Peghini-Räber Gallery (49 Baltimore Avenue; 302-227-2888) features Original local/regional expressive naturalistic and abstract art and sweeping sensual landscapes by Anita Peghini-Räber, and limited edition digital lithography prints by Patricia Fisher. Bring up to three of your own paintings for weekly “art motivation” with Anita (Fridays, 4-5 p.m.) Registration: $25-$15 sliding scale donation. Monthly Argentine Tango De Arte Milonga ($10 at the door) with a free introductory class (8-9 p.m.), last Saturday of the month. Every Thursday Art & Belly with Viva Viviana (6:30-8 p.m.). An introduction to belly dance open to fe/males. $10 at the door. Hours: Monday-Wednesday (10 a.m.-5 p.m.), Thursday-Saturday (10 a.m.- 9 p.m.), Sunday (10 a.m.-5 p.m.).
Art for a Purpose, (135 Second Street, second floor, in Lewes; 302-245-4528) is a one-of-a-kind art gallery run by Midge Smith which assists tax-exempt organizations by turning donated art into cash for their unrestricted use.
Back Porch Café (59 Rehoboth Avenue) presents new works by artist Rodney Cook, August 17-September 18 with an opening reception with the artist on August 17 (4-6 p.m.).
Barking Dog Gallery (29 Lake Shore Drive; Lewes; 856-577-1411) offering classes in watercolor/zentangle and jewelry by Donna Whiteside.
*Delaware Art Gallery (239 Rehoboth Avenue) presents new and classic favorite Delaware photographs by Kevin Fleming, photography by Jay Fleming, Tony Pratt and Pamela Bieler and hand-blown glass by Deb Appleby.
*Gallery 50/G-50 Fine Art Photography (50 Wilmington Avenue; 302-227-2050)
The Happyrock Pottery (20 Baltimore Avenue at the Celebration Mall; 410-375-7120) is bringing back their 100 Bottles on the Wall for summer. Why don’t you take one down with the option to pass it around!
*Heidi Lowe Gallery (328 Rehoboth Avenue; 302-227-9203) offers day and nighttime classes in metal-smithing. Learn to make rings, earrings, and bracelets! Call the gallery for details.
Nassau Valley Vineyard (32165 Winery Way; Lewes; 302-645-9463) presents abstract kinetic photography by Honolulu artist ibherb, a summer resident of Lewes. Inspired by painter René Magritte’s Ceci N’est Pas Une Pipe, the show is entitled Ceci N’est Pas Une Poodle, an homage to everyone’s favorite beach. Through July 31.
*Paintiques and The Galleries at 20 Baltimore (20 Baltimore Avenue; (302) 258-4203) New art, new shoes, new pieces of artfully-painted furniture…call it Whimsical Chic. Enjoy some changes and surprises for you from the eclectic little group at 20 Baltimore Avenue! Thursday (11 a.m.-6 p.m.), Friday and Saturday (11 a.m.-8 p.m.), Sunday and Monday, by Chance.
*Peninsula Gallery (520 E. Savannah Rd in Lewes; 302-645-0551) is one of the largest fine-art galleries in the area, with over 3,000 square feet of exhibition and framing space. Always something to catch your eye!
*Philip Morton Gallery (47 Baltimore Avenue; 302-727-0905) currently features the work of Gary Fisher and Glenn Fry— and you shouldn’t miss anything from these two fantastic artists. Stop in to see fantastic new shadowbox dioramas, glass, sculpture, and mixed media works.
Proud Bookstore (Baltimore Avenue in Village By the Sea; 302-227-6969) featuring the artwork of Geri Dibiase, Jeffrey Todd Moore, David Kraft, Lynn Finaldi, Michael Gardner, Patrick Keating, and John Gress, as well as great books and cards.
Rehoboth Art League (12 Dodds Lane in Henlopen Acres; 302-227-8408) presents 76th Members Fine Art Exhibition in the Corkran and Tubbs Galleries, and Flying In and Out of Margins: Prints and Drawings by Oscar Gillespie in the Homestead. Drop in to their new annex in McQuay’s Marketplace (510 Rehoboth Avenue). Please visit their website for complete details on their programming.
Rehoboth Beach Museum (511 Rehoboth Avenue at the Canal, 302-227-7310) celebrates the historical perspective and joy of playing with toys on wheels with their new exhibit Cruisin’. The museum is also hosting a short-term exhibit featuring the history of CAMP Rehoboth—including fans from Sundance, a ceremonial copy of Senate Bill No. 121 adding “sexual orientation,” and the shovel used to break ground for CAMP’s current location on Baltimore Avenue. Also, make your reservations for the museum’s Beach Ball—Saturday, August 2 at Kings Creek Country Club (7 p.m.), includes great food, music, and live and silent auction. Admission to the museum is by donation. Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
*Ward Ellinger Gallery (CAMP Rehoboth Courtyard, 39 Baltimore Avenue; 302-227-2710) features Abstract Expressionism in different mediums by Ward Ellinger and Sondra N. Arkin. Come in and see the ever-popular Spiritiles (molten glass on copper) by Houston Llew, beautiful contemporary blown glass menorahs by Shardz Glass, recycled farm equipment transformed into contemporary side tables, hand blown glass, pottery, and metal works by various American artists.
*WibergArt and Studio 3 (20 Baltimore Avenue at the Celebration Mall; 302-226-0206 or 302-245-3615) features renowned marine artist, Jack Wiberg, and his original oils of sailing vessels and ships, as well as the work of Dolores Andrew, Joyce Blakeslee, Rose Doster, Wendy Kesler, Melissa McLean, and LaVerne McIntyre.