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Budget breakdown: Cost of prom vs. wedding

By Logan A. White
Times-News correspondent 

Illustration by Logan A. White / Times-News correspondent

Prom is one of the biggest events in a high schooler’s life — and one of the most expensive events, too.
Add up the cost of buying a new dress, getting your hair and nails done, and renting a limo, and it might sound like you’re preparing to get married. But are prom expenses really comparable to the similar aspects of a wedding? Here’s four cost-crunching categories that pit prom vs. weddings.
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Artwork & musical by Burlington School students


   Artwork by The Burlington School students is on display now through May 24 at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington.
Work by students from Fredda Payne’s and Rodney Moser’s classes can be viewed between noon and 3 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and prior to all Paramount Theater events and productions.
The student exhibit will coincide with The Burlington School’s spring musical, “Seussical Jr.,” which will be performed at 7 p.m. May 12-13 and 2 p.m. May 14 at the theater.

For ticket prices and more information, call 336-222-TIXS. 

59th Visual Arts Competition for Young People at Alamance Arts


   The 59th Visual Arts Competition for Young People is on display now through April 26 in the Sister Galleries at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham.
Southern Alamance High School student Jane Linville was awarded Best in Show (high school) for her sculpture, “Foul Time.” Nina Byerly, The Burlington School, earned Best in Show (middle school) for her acrylic painting, “Raspberry Cupcake.”
Admission is free. For more details, call 336-226-4495.


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