"Yay" doesn't quite describe it.
Today (Friday, May 1st)1. ‘Heal Delaware’ a brand new event at
Rodney Squarewill take place all afternoon and continue during the city organized “Art Loop.” It’s a gathering of artists, musicians, community activists, teachers, students, and businesspersons looking to express what Heal Delaware means to them. It’s a come one, come all event with no charge that will take place from Noon-8:00pm, and ends just in time for re:fresh. So bring your blankets, chairs, strollers, and open minds to Rodney Squarefor an afternoon & evening of visual & verbal entertainment. (Hip hop, ska, and soul = the musical entertainment.)2. Art on the Town aka the Art Loop. 5-8pm. 35+ venues. Always free. Many venues have snackies! http://ci.wilmington.de.us/artloop/3. re:Fresh - art loop after party at the for Contemporary Art. Zip is on the decks this month with special guest DJ LuVitt (Mech returns next month). Delaware Center
Weds, May 6 - Zip's back in the rotation at Deep Blue for Wilmington After Work. (If you are a planner, he's booked for every other Wednesday.) 5-7pm there are the $5-4-3-2 specials, and after 7, sit back and enjoy the tunes.
Frid, May 15th - Unicity Festival in Salisbury. Remember the big hubbub last year about John Waters and Sandra Bernhard in Middletown?
Frid, May 15th – 16th ~ Wilmington Grand Prix weekend. WGP kickoff party will be held in Willingtown Square on Friday night from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Live music, food and drink. On Saturday, the day will be full of professional and amateur races, junior race and street festival with fun for the entire family. AND DJ ZIP, SKINNY WHITE, LUVITT AND JNH... For more information, visit www.wilmgrandprix.com.
Saturday, May 16: Saturday Night Supper Club at Deep Blue Bar and Grill. A monthly event/all-in-one destination (cocktails, dinner and dancing) for a night on the town. Dinner: $35 prix fixe menu gets you 3 courses + complimentary glass of bubbly; seatings begin at 7pm. Dance party: no cover; retro drink specials (think Tom Collins/Mai Tai style); upscale DJ entertainment by Wilmington's own DJ Zip; music begins at 10pm. Dress is retro or sexy with monthly retro-attire themes. May 16th theme is Elvis movies - cruisewear, safari and Hawaiian shirts, Vegas-chic. Valet available. Third Saturday of every month at Deep Blue, 111 W. 11th Street, Wilmington. 302-777-2040.NOTE: This month's retro theme is Elvis movies: think Fun in Acapulco (Ursula Andress, plus Elvis in speedos), Blue Hawaii, Viva Las Vegas (Ann-Margret).
Other DJ offerings:
DJ Bis' Remix Disco(tech) -- every Wednesday at Pat's MVP in Newark
DJ LuVitt's Miami Thursdays -- weekly at Metro (lower level of McKenzies Brew Pub on 202)
DJ JNH's monthly International Night -- fourth Thursday of the month at Pat's MVP
Saturday, May 2, the Delaware Sports League presents the Riverfront Games & Music Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grass by Justison Landing on the riverfront. The day will feature music, food, drinks and kickball games. Part of the proceeds will benefit Best Buddies. For more information, visit www.delawaresportsleague.com.
Til May 16th: http://city-theater.org/the-beard-of-avon/
Oct 1st-4th ~ Wilmington Fringe Festival. If you have an unnatural talent, we want to see you perform it. http://fringewilmingtonde.com/