The Light Up the Queen Foundation supports and produces events year-round – from our annual fundraising Shine a Light concert, to once-in-a-lifetime pop-up events such as the On Screen|In Person film screen series. All events are in some way related to giving back, an important foundation of our mission statement. We invite you to take a look at our past events to reflect on the creativity that has electrified the Queen Theater, and to stay tuned to upcoming activities. We invite you to become a part of our future.
Sunday April 28, 2019 2:00pm
Chavela is the tale of Mexico’s great singer, Chavela Vargas. Including never before-seen footage, Chavela takes you back on a 20 year journey that ties together the lyrical voice of Chavela as well as the voices of others to create the riveting story of Chavela’s life. Through her musical brilliance and her resistance to societal norms, Chavela Vargas quickly became an icon for Mexico.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 6:00pm
The Light Up the Queen Foundation and the Delaware Institute for the Arts in Education (DiAE) will jointly present Terrance Simien on Wednesday, November 7th at The Queen Theater. Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience are two-time Grammy Award winners.
For Immediate Release Light Up The Queen Foundation Seeks New Executive Director Wilmington, DE (September 25, 2018) -- The Light Up The Queen Foundation is seeking a dynamic individual with an entrepreneurial spirit to serve as its next Executive Director. The Light...
Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 2:00pm
Two survivors of child sex and labor trafficking provide a harrowing look at how this billion dollar industry hides in plain sight. It operates in this country, your state, probably in your town, and maybe even in your neighborhood.
Sunday, October 21st, 2018 at 2:00pm
Holden, a small town athlete, struggles to hide his mental illness from his friends and family.The film has helped initiate discussions on mental health and suicide prevention amongst teens and youth.