Monthly Archives: February 2012

Snap your fingers and enjoy “Addams Family”

Reviewed by Lincoln Pennington Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com DURHAM — The creepy, kooky Addams Family has found its way to Durham through the new musical, “The Addams Family,” now being performed at the Durham Performing Arts Center. This touring version is a revised version of the Tony-nominated Broadway show, which originally starred Nathan Lane. “The Addams [...]

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Visual Arts Competition for Young People set for March 15

Times-News GRAHAM — The Alamance County Arts Council will open its Visual Arts Competition for Young People with a reception and awards ceremony open to students, teachers and the public from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. March 15 at the Arts Council (Captain White House), 213 South Main Street. It is a juried show forAlamance County [...]

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Burlington Christian Academy to perform ‘Steel Magnolias’

Times-News Burlington Christian Academy’s Royal Players will perform “Steel Magnolias” at 7:30 p.m. March 30-31 at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. Robert Harling’s well-loved play, which later became a movie starring Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts, will be directed by Ashley Phipps, a 2008 graduate of Meredith College [...]

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Annual ‘Stage Struck’ will be March 24 at Williams High School

Times-News Alamance Citizens for Education’s fifth annual Stage Struck, a showcase of talent by students in the Alamance-Burlington School System, will be at 7 p.m. March 24 at the Williams High School auditorium, 1307 S. Church St., Burlington. Tickets are $6 at the door or $10 for reserved seating. More than 450 Alamance-Burlington performing arts [...]

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License to drive: Stricter driving laws put into place for state’s teen drivers

Commentary by Bailey Pennington Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com One of the biggest moments in a teenager’s life comes at age 16 with the chance to earn a driver’s license. Of course, there are requirements and rules to go through before being able to get a license, but these laws are changing forNorth Carolina. Car crashes and [...]

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Civil Rights Museum a great place to visit

Commentary by Ngozika A. Nwoko Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com GREENSBORO — If you are wondering of ways that you can learn more about African-American history during African-American History Month, or are looking for a great way to spend an afternoon, then look no further than the Civil Rights Museum. The International Civil Rights Centerand Museum honors [...]

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Teen writers ‘had it their way’ at Burger King

Commentary by CJ Click and Braxton Rickert Times-News correspondents teens20@thetimesnews.com This week, we had it our way with Burger King. Despite low expectations by our previous experiences, we were swept away by our BK adventure. We walked through the door at the Graham restaurant and shortly thereafter were greeted by a friendly associate. While we [...]

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Student of Month hard-working, dependable

 By Matt Herter Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Chelsea Elizabeth Miles, Alan and Sharon Miles’ only child, has received much support from her parents. She recognizes that they always want the best for her and that is exactly what she has given them in return. Chelsea, a senior at Southern Alamance High School, has occupied a spot [...]

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What African-American History Month means to teens

 Times-News correspondents February is African-American History Month — a chance to honor African-Americans and their struggle for equality. The Teens & Twenties writers share what the month has meant to them: African-American History Month is here to help us all appreciate and remember African-American history. Some of that history is not easy, but it is [...]

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‘The Addams Family’ visits DPAC this week

 By Lincoln Pennington Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com DURHAM — When most people think about “The Addams Family,” the snappy theme song comes to mind, along with the dark, quirky characters. In 2010, though, the lovable family found a new home on Broadway. This week, theatergoers will have the opportunity to see the first touring production of [...]

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