DCA honors presidents at 50th reception

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester Center for the Arts recognized several past presidents during the October Second Saturday Reception marking DCAs 50th Anniversary. Senator Addie Eckardt was on hand to present citations from the Governor, the Senate, and the entire Eastern Shore delegation. Additionally, citations from the Governor and from the Senate were presented to Georgie Feldman […]

Spectrum: Study the Mona Lisa and more at DCA

CAMBRIDGE — This November, DCA will continue their Visiting Artist Series with several online classes via the Zoom platform.SoulCollage, taught by North Carolina artist Bridget Pemberton-Smith, ATR-BC, is an intuitive and creative collage making process using simple materials, and participants create a personalized deck of cards with each card representing a part of their personality. […]

Favorite flowers of October grace the county

Drifting along through this lovely season of fall, when the stifling heat and humidity of summer have faded to a memory and the biting cold of winter is barely a distant worry ahead, many colorful flowers still grace Dorchester’s gardens and countryside.Even in the dark, early morning, when moonlight makes a silver path over the […]

Season began Sept. 24 with live, virtual fans

EASTON — The Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra opened its 23rd season on Sept. 24, performing works by Beethoven and Grieg for an enthusiastic live audience in Easton and for virtual viewers around the nation. Under the direction of Maestro Julien Benichou, the Orchestra welcomed a live, socially-distanced audience at the Church of God in Easton. They […]

No Cambridge-Dorchester Christmas parade this year

CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge-Dorchester County Christmas Parade Committee met on Monday, when members decided to cancel this year’s event. Plans are to resume the tradition in December of 2021.The parade has long been the unofficial start of the Christmas season in the county, and has been a venue for marching band, fire company and other […]

Fall planting for a pandemic victory garden

A great many people launched into serious gardening this year as an antidote to home arrest imposed by the killer corona virus pandemic. And what could be more serious than growing plants for food? If you worry that fall is looming and, with it, the end of this pleasant, productive activity, set your worries aside. […]

Era donates portrait of Douglass to library

EASTON — Portrait artist Laura Era has painted, framed, and donated to the Talbot County Free Library an original work in oil of Talbot County’s most famous native son, Frederick Douglass. Though the portrait will be officially unveiled at the library during this year’s celebration of Frederick Douglass Day on Sept. 26, it is now […]

Tubman will be celebrated with sculpture

CAMBRIDGE — Day of Resilience 2020 is being organized by Alpha Genesis, CDC with support from the Constituency for Africa (CFA), Dorchester County, and the City of Cambridge. The event will be held on Sept. 12, beginning at noon. Several events will be held on the Dorchester County courthouse green on High Street from noon-1:30 […]

S.U.’s Nabb Center explores cultural ideals

SALISBURY — Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture’s newest online exhibit, “Identidad Cultural en Colombia Caribeña,” is an introduction to Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Colombian communities created by the students of the Institución Universitaria ITSA, Barranquilla, Colombia. “In the process of creating the exhibit, the intent at all times was to raise […]

Fragrant hosta — a treasure worth planting

A friend of mine has fragrant hosta growing near her front door. I never knew such a plant existed. She bought it at Lowe’s in Easton years ago, she said, and she doesn’t know its name. Hosta, which everyone and their cousin grows in shady areas, especially around house foundations, has always looked boring to […]