Life in Delaware County

Books To Movies At Gateway Film Center With Your DCDL Library Card

30 Jun , 2022  

By 1808Delaware

A library card from the Delaware County District Library (DCDL) unlocks all sorts of opportunities.

Books, of course, but also videos, audiobooks, and many more ways to spend some quality cerebral time this summer.

For kids, those opportunities are expanded this year because of a unique program being offered by the Gateway Film Center near the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus. The DCDL website is sharing the news that the From Book to Film series at Gateway, which is presenting a series of children’s books turned into movies, is free with your library card.

There were four films shown in June, but five more are on tap for July. They include: More…

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A Cornucopia Of Events: November At OWU

17 Oct , 2021  

By Cole Hatcher

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its November 2021 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free.

All guests to the university must wear facial coverings when indoors, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status, and follow other public health recommendations from the Delaware Public Health District and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For more information, visit

Now through Nov. 12 – “Women Behind the Lens,” featuring works by women photographers and celebrating arts patron Sally Ross Soter, at the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. A sister exhibition is being held at the Columbus Museum of Art. The OWU images are culled from the university’s permanent collection. During the academic year, the Ross is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The museum will be closed Oct. 13-17 for mid-semester break. The Ross is handicap-accessible and admission is always free. Call (740) 368-3606 or visit for more information. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Strand Theatre Reopening On June 18

8 Jun , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

It’s been a long time. A long, long time. All good things come to those who wait, however.

Delaware’s wonderful Strand Theatre — one of the oldest in America in continuous operation — will be welcoming guests in for the best in movie experiences starting on Friday, June 18.

The venue has been closed for some time awaiting the lessening of state health guidelines related to the pandemic. Those restrictions have been loosened, and as Delaware County has routinely had the highest vaccination rates in Ohio, it seemed the ideal time to re-open the Strand.

The theatre opened in April 1916 with the latest in early 20th century technology, as our recent story shared. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

2020 Hispanic Film Festival At OWU

25 Sep , 2020  

You’re invited to explore “Women and Cinema” (“Mujeres y Cine”) during a virtual Hispanic Film Festival featuring five international award-winning films followed by live discussions with guest artists.

This year’s festival, co-organized by Ohio Wesleyan University, will debut with two screenings of “The Silence of Others” (“El Silencio de Otros”). Filmed over six years, the film reveals “the epic struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, as they organize a groundbreaking international lawsuit and fight a ‘pact of forgetting’ around the crimes they suffered.”

Following online showings at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 25, director Almudena Carracedo will discuss “The Silence of Others” at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25. All films are in Spanish with English subtitles, and the live discussions will be in both English and Spanish. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Hispanic Film Festival Kicks Off On Thursday

2 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2019 Hispanic Film Festival kicks off October 3 and continues through November 12, showcasing five movies from Spain and Latin America.

Each free screening will be held from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in Room 312 of the R.W. Corns Building, 78 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Some films may contain mature themes and language. All screenings will conclude with a discussion led by Ohio Wesleyan students and faculty. This year’s featured films include: More…

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See A Flick Under The Stars

30 Jun , 2019  

There’s something unique about watching a film without a roof over your head. It’s an experience not to be missed.

Fortunately, Delaware County movie lovers have the opportunity to do so without traveling far from home. Movie Nights in Galena showcases films this summer under the starry skies above this part of central Ohio. More…

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Christmas Movie Filmed In Powell To Air This Weekend

15 Dec , 2018  

Christmas is clearly in the air in southern Delaware County –even in the middle of the summer!

The City of Powell has shared the news that a movie filmed in Powell this past summer, “Country Christmas Album,” is making its cable TV debut this weekend. The film will be shown on the ION Channel (Spectrum Channel 231 in Powell) at 9 PM on Saturday.


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