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  • A MESSAGE FROM Mike Hare and Tina Betz Message from the BoardA MESSAGE FROM The Light Up The Queen Foundation BOARD CHAIR AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dear Light Up The Queen Foundation Supporter, Thank you for believing in the Light Up The Queen Foundation! Because you believe the Queen Theater… Regained her crown as a historical architectural icon Is a nurturing venue for youth and adult arts awareness programs; Offers a welcoming gathering place for community ...
  • BOYSIE LOWERY LIVING JAZZ RESIDENCY APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 26 BOYSIE LOWERY LIVING JAZZ RESIDENCY APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 26. AN INTENT TO APPLY EMAIL DUE APRIL 20. INTENT TO APPLY INFORMATION: NAME: EMAIL ADDRESS: HOME ADDRESS: INSTRUMENT: AGE: EMAIL INTENT TO APPLY TO BOYSIELIVINGJAZZ@GMAIL.COM
  • Tie It into My Hand & The Glitter Emergency by Paul Fiesta Tie It into My Hand & The Glitter Emergency by Paul FiestaTie It into My Hand & The Glitter Emergency by Paul Fiesta Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Doors open at 5:15. Paul Festa and Pieces of a Dream, Dance Theatre pre-film performance at 5:30pm (WCL Upstairs Live). Film at 6:00pm (Olympia Room). Film: 6:00 pm Admission is pay-what-you-can at the door! Tie It into My Hand Synopsis In Tie It Into My Hand, ...
  • Upcoming Spring / Early Summer Events ALL ACTIVITIES ARE PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN ADMISSION AT THE DOOR. LUQ IN-SCHOOL ARTS RESIDENCIES FINAL CONCERTS inpartnership with the Delaware Institute for Arts in Education (In the Queen Theater’s Copeland Hall) KUUMBA ACADEMY WITH GUEST ARTIST CLYDE EVANS’ CHOSEN DANCE COMPANY Wednesday, March 18 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. Student Performance for Pulaski school students and school staff 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Chosen Dance ...
  • BOYSIE LOWERY LIVING JAZZ RESIDENCY PROGRAM Lowery Living JazzThe Light Up The Queen Foundation today announced the official ‘open call’ for applications from composers/performers, ages 17 to 25, who would like to be participants in the 2015 Boysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency Program. This year’s program will be held in Wilmington, Delaware from June 14 through 28. For more information, please download the boysie ...
  • Message from the Executive Director queen newsletterWhen I joined the Light Up The Queen Foundation (LUQ) as Executive Director in September 2013, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to weave together the many threads of my various vocations and life experiences. Over the past little more than a year, my enthusiasm has continued to grow, as has my respect for ...
  • The fourth annual Light Up The Queen ben­efit on Feb 21 ShineALight_Header_Feb2015The fourth annual Light Up The Queen ben­efit on Feb. 21 switches from Rolling Stones covers to focus on ‘a crazy time’ in the music world Three years ago, when he co-produced the first Shine A Light event, Rob Grant had no clue if it would attract a size­able crowd, or how the audi­ence would react ...
  • 2014-15 Film Series Film Series  On Screen/In Person    & Light Up The Queen Foundation presents 2014-15 Film Series at World Cafe Live Wilmington 500 North Market Street, Wilmington, DEAll Screenings:   Doors open 5:30PM   Film 6:00PM  Parking:   Colonial Parking, just around the corner from the Queen Theater on 5th Street (between Market and King Sts.)    On street parking is free after 6PM.Admission:   Pay-What-You-Can at the door!There will be ...
  • 4TH ANNUAL SHINE A LIGHT ON THE QUEEN Light Up the Queen 2015Tickets go on sale January 2nd for the 4th Annual Shine A Light On The Queen – A Tribute to 1975 Concert to be held on Saturday, February 21, 2015 on the Copeland Theater stage at World Cafe Live at The Queen. Doors Open 7:00pm; Show Time: 8:30pm. The evening revisits the “best songs from 1975…. ...
  • Music heals with Musicians on Call Wilmington Delaware folksinger John FlynnLocal Folk singer John Flynn turns hospital room into a mini concert hall for “Musicians on Call.”   Funds to support “Musicians on Call” locally have been donated by Light Up the Queen Foundation, a Delaware nonprofit that has promoted live music through the revival of the Queen Theater on Market Street. Other financial support comes from ...

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