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i v 58 FRIDAY, JANUARY 4 - MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Cape Gazette Go Brit! to host weekly trivia night about all things British Starting Wednesday, Jan. 9, teams can vie for commercial For those who can't get enough details about the royal family, British-isms and the cast and plot of Downton Abbey, Go BritI is kicking off a fun-filled British Trivia Night. Questions about all things British will be asked over the course of a trivia night that kicks off at 7 p.m., Wednesday, ]an. 9. "We're always delighted and amazed by the questions that people ask us about England, and lately, the royal family; so we thought this would be a fun ac- tivity for everyone," said restau- rant owner Alison Blyth. The top-scoring team as of May 29 will have the opportunity to star in one of the famous and creative Go Brifl and Go Fish! commercials that air regularly on WBOC. All weekly partici: pants can win prizes that include British T-shirts, gift certificates and British memorabilia. Players can arrive with friends and loved ones to form teams, but teams also develop sponta- neously at trivia night. Blyth said there is a long tradi- tion of quizzes, in the UK, whether it's a casual pub quiz, a fundraiser for a national charity or televised contests between university colleges. "If you want to test your knowledge of the UK, then our new trivia night should be fight up your alley," she said. To get in the trivia mood, here are a few fish-and-chips facts, though on the trivia nights they will deal with all subject matter from history to pop culture: History buffs: The potato originally came to England with Sir Walter Raleigh. During World War II, fish and chips were the only foods not rationed inthe UK. Math lovers: There are more than 10,000 chip shops in the UK, and the record for the most number of portions of chips sold in a day is 4,000. In the average year, Brits eat 300 million por- tions of chips. Culture connoisseurs: Food is a hugely important theme in SUBMITTED PHOTO WEEKLY BRITISH trivia nights kick off at Go Brit! near Lewes Wednesday, Jan. 9. Charles Dickens' classic 1838 novel "Oliver Twist" - fried fish warehouses, the forerunner of today's fish and chip shops, get a mention. In the 1999 film "East Is East," main character George Khan runs a fish and chip shop in 1970s Salford, near Manchester. Go Brit! is at 18388 Coastal Highway, Lewes. For details call 302-644-2250 or go to www.gob- rit.com. class starts Jan. 8 For those who like to doodle on papers or in the margins of their notebooks,the Oodles of Doodles children's art class class at Mispillion Art League is a fun, easy way to create beautiful art by drawing specific patterns. This anything-but-ordinary ap- proach allows the imagination to lead students in unexpected and exciting directions. Materials are included. Class runs Tuesdays, ]an. 8, 18, 22 and 29 from 4 to 5 p.m. for grades 1-3 and 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. for grades 4 -6. Cost is $50 for student mem- bers and $60 nonmembers. The gallery is at 5 N. Walnut St., Mil- ford. All classes are taught by professional artists. For class information, call 302- 424-8361 or judystruck@com- cast.net. Registration for classes can be found at the gallery or at mispiUionarts.org. Mail registra- tion form and payment to Judy Struck, 12 Victoria Drive, Mil- ford, DE 19963. SEAFO00I3 FEB 3: YOUR BQ FOR THE BIB 6AME! See you at Committed to providing "ABOVE THE CROWD" service, The Debbie Reed Team of REALTORS@ helps buyers and sellers every step of the way. Kay's Kitchen- breakfast, lunch, and baked goods made from scratch, just like Mom's. Visit Silver Works, for jewelry to inspire and prices to please! Elegant Slumming, a full service jewelry store, offering one-of-a-kind jewelry, custom design pieces and appraisal services. At Henlopen City Oyster House we're serious about oysters, we're committed to only fresh, locally sourced ingredients and we're inspired by the eating experience. Visit us at DowntownRehoboth.com A AAAAAA