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82 -CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Oct. 19 - Oct. 25, 2001 Former Miaa Delaware to join orchestra Nov. 10 at Scllw, trtz00Center '* Miss Detaware 1997 Alison White will be joined by the Salis- bury gymphony.Orehestra at a Saturday, Nov. 10 concert cele- brating the grand opening of Dover's Schwartz Center for the Arts, formerly the Capitol The- ater. The performance, titled "Jour- ney to the Stars," is designed to raise between $20-$30,000 for the Schwartz Center's year-around operating costs. The project byCl the Friends of the Capitol Theater  to restore the 97-year-old opera hOuse has so far raised $6.6 mil- lioo. " " A special feature of the appear- ance will be an open dress re, hearsal the afternoon of the per- formance, to expose children to the sounds of a full symphony or- chestra. "I wanted it to have an effect on the community, and also the chil- dren,'" White gaid. "I hope to make the dress rehearsal a learn- f Molyneux Continued from page 81 This year she was also awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship by the Delaware Division of the Arts. I : Miss Delaware 1997 Ali- son White will perform in the Schwartz Center's "Journey, to the Stars  event on Nov. 10. ing experience." White and fellow Hartt School student Jon Lasch will lead the SSO in renditions of Broadway and classical favorites, including selections from The Sound of Mu- sic and The Phantom of the Her work is in numerous private and corporate collections. The featured Silk Road rugs are the only vegetably dyed silk rugs made today. They are unique in their design and lustrous in their look and feel. They wetcome nor- Opera. Dr. Thomas G. Elliot, professor of music at Salisbury :University, will conduct the 70-piece orches- tra. White, of Miilsboro, is a senior at the Hartt School of Music in Connecticut, majoring in vocal performance. White was the last person to perform at the old Capitol Theater before renovations begam She graduated from Sussex Central High School in Georgetown in 1997. She said the concert is designed as a way to give back to the com- munity that supported her as Miss Delaware: "We wanted to reach the young, the old, no matter who you are," she said. "I want this theater to be able to touch the lives of everybody in the area." During her reign as Miss Delaware, White, now 21, per- formed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. She also has mal to moderate wear and come in a variety of sizes. The Peninsu- la Gallery and Josephine Keir Ltd. is located across the street from the Sedona Restaurant on Central Blvd. Winter hours are from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m,, except on the occasion of an artist reception when hours extended to 7 p.m. For more information, call 645- 055 i. studied at the Tanglewood Music Institute, summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Northwestern University Mu, sic Institute. She is currently studying under Broadway singing legend Marni Nixon in New York City. . The concert is scheduled to be- gin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25. Tickets to the open rehearsal, at 1:30 p.m., cos t $5, as do tickets to an after-concert party. For tickets and information, call 800-778-5078 or 302-678-5152. The Schwartz Center for the Arts is located in downtown Dover, at the corner of State and North streets. :  The pmgramof the'Schwa: n terror the Arts amu, in part, , by grants fr6 the Nati6nl Endow- ment for the Arts and the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency committed to promoting and support- ing the arts in Delaware. i IJ 11 0 g B:ENE Julie Molyneux recently received the Col. W.S. Corkran Award for a painting most representative of the eastern shore of Sussex Country. GLI ANTIPASTI PIATTI FORTI ~ a Btro ZU PA DU' GIORNO INSALATA PASTRY CHEF BLAKE'S SPECIAL DESSERTS