UpDate - Vol. 11, No. 35, Page 8 June 25, 1992 Up and coming Annual Summer Arts Festival set to begin with special flair It's time once again for the annual University By The Sea Summer Arts Festival held on the Lewes campus. This year's event, scheduled July 11-15, includes some of the best of the performing arts. Most events are held outdoors under the stars. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Festivities this year include: * The Delaware Symphony Orchestra, Sin City Band and a gigantic fireworks show on Saturday, July 11; Sin City will perform at 5:30 p.m.; the symphony at 8 p.m.. (rain date for this program is July 12); and the fireworks will follow. * A "Children's Night of the Arts" with noted singer and songwriter Kevin Roth in a special children's show at 5:30 p.m. and the American Family Theatre's production of Tom Sawyer at 7 p.m., Monday, July 13; * An evening with Kevin Roth at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 14; and * A special performance of The Peacock Room, a new musical based on events in the life of artist J.M. Whistler at 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 15. All events except the play will be held on the Lewes campus. The Peacock Room will be performed in the Little Theatre of Cape Henlopen High School on Kings Highway in Lewes. Admission to Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday's events is $5 per car each night. Advance tickets for the symphony are $9 for adults, $4 for students 7-18; with no charge for children under 7. Tickets on the day of the show cost $10 for adults and $5 for students aged 7-18. Advance tickets are available at many locations in Kent and Sussex counties. Call 855-1620 for more information. In addition to the performing arts, the festival will feature the visual arts through a multimedia exhibit by Maria-Theresa Fernandes, whose work will be on display throughout the month of July on the first floor of Cannon Laboratory in Lewes. Another festival highlight will be food booths offering the best from several restaurants and organizations in taste-tempting fare on Saturday, July 11, and food that appeals to children on July 13. Light snacks will be available on July 14. In case of inclement weather, persons planning to attend should call 645-4100 for an update. Rain date for the symphony performance is July 12. In case of rain on July 13 and 14, events will be moved inside Cape Henlopen High School and start 30 minutes later. For more information on the Summer Arts Festival, call the University's Georgetown office at 855-1620. Sloane to discuss book on Hoffa Arthur A. Sloane, professor of business administration, will make a presentation about his book, Hoffa, at 1:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, in the Collins Room of the Perkins Student Center. The next speaker in the series will be Carol E. Hoffecker, acting associate provost for graduate studies, who will speak about her books on Delaware history. She will be featured at 1:15 p.m., Tuesday, July 7, in the Collins Room of the Perkins Student Center. The MusiCafe lunchtime concert series will host the Royal Palm Steel Band from noon-1 p.m., Wednesday, July 1, on the Student Center patio. A bus trip to Great Adventure is set for Saturday, July 11. Cost is $20 per person, and tickets go on sale June 29 in 107 Perkins Student Center. For more information about these programs, call 831-1296. Folk music trio to play in Bacchus Helicon, an instrumental trio whose mission is the cultivation and interpretation of traditional folk music from around the world, will perform at 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, in Bacchus Theatre of the Perkins Student Center. The trio features Chris Norma on flute, Ken Kolodner on dulcimer and fiddle and Robin Bullock on guitar and fiddle. The group has received critical acclaim, and its album, "Helicon," was released in 1986, followed by "Titan" in 1990. Tickets are available at the door. The cost is $8 for the general public and $5 for students and senior citizens. For information, call 831-2852. Drums, bugles, jazz in Delaware Stadium At 8 p.m., Saturday, June 26, "Drums Across the Brandywine," a drum and bugle corps competition, will be held in Delaware Stadium. The event is sponsored by the Department of Music and the Crossmen Youth in Music Foundation. Competing in this year's event are the Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps, reigning East champions, as well as other drum corps from throughout the East Coast. There also will be a performance by the U.D. Faculty Jazz Ensemble. Tickets, at $10, will be available at the gate.