3 cool things to do across the state
1. The relationship between black people and the media are being explored in the exhibit “Posing Beauty in African Culture,” curated by Deborah Willis.
The exhibit inspires a discussion that offers a focus on the contested ways African and African American beauty has been depicted in historical and contemporary contexts. This is shown through a variety of media such as photography, film, video, fashion and other forms of pop culture like music and the internet.
“Posing Beauty in African Culture” is featured at Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday through Sunday. COST $14 adult; $7 students; $6 youth (ages 7-18); Free for ages 6 or younger; Admission Sunday is free for everyone. INFOdelart.org or 571-9590.
2. The City of Brotherly Love’s own sister will bring the house down with blues-soul in SoDel. Her name is Deb Callahan.
Callahan and her band have enjoyed two decades of touring, recording, performing and entertaining music lovers.
The frontwoman has dropped five projects since 2002, with the most recent being “Sweet Soul” from 2015. It was recorded and produced by producer/drummer Tony Braunagel (Etta James, Bonnie Raitt and Robert Cray).
Some of the festivals Callahan has played include XPoNential Music Festival, Monterey Bay Blues Festival and Springing the Blues Festival.
Callahan will charm the stage at Bethany Blues, 18385 Coastal Highway, Lewes at 8:30 p.m., Saturday. COST Free. INFObethanyblues.com or
3. It’s usually bad to take something without permission. But that’s the name of the game for Stealing Savanah.
The quintet from southern New Jersey delivers with energetic shows and tight vocal harmonies in more than 200 shows around the country per year.
Stealing Savanah will grace the stage at the Fire & Ice Lounge in Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, 1131 N. Dupont Highway, Dover at 8:30 p.m., Saturday. COST Free. INFOdoverdowns.com or 674-4600.