Monthly Archives: May 2012

Teen to Teen Theatre to hold summer camps

Times-News     Teen To Teen Theatre will hold four separate summer camps this year for ages 7 to 15 years old. All camps will take place at the Depot in downtownBurlington. Pre-registration is required and space is limited, so register by calling (336) 222-5134. The camps include:    “Heroes and Villains and Dragons, Oh My!” [...]

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‘Broadway Cabaret’ comes to Elon School

Times-News ELON — The Elon School’s choral students will present its spring revue, “Broadway Cabaret” at 7 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2012, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012, in the school gym on 329 Antioch Avenue. The show will include musical selections from such Broadway musicals as “Titanic,” “Legally Blonde,” “In the Heights,” “Carousel,” [...]

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‘Geekstress Goddess’ Felicia Day shares thoughts on gaming and more

 By Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Best recognized for her self-created webseries “The Guild,” where she plays the protagonist, Felicia Day is also well-known among various sci-fi fans for starring in many of Joss Whedon’s projects. Whedon, director of “The Avengers,” cast her in the seventh season of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and then later as [...]

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May’s Student of Month strives to honor God and his community

By Kayla Kirkman Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com “Davey looks with compassion and understanding on everyone around him.”    These are the confident words of Davey Pittard’s parents, Anita and Lee Roy Pittard III, who nominated him for May’s Student of the Month.    Davey is a junior at Williams High School, along with being involved in [...]

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What really matters: “Find A Way” is an inspiring story of life, family and strength

 By Braxton Rickert Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com “Appreciate life and those around you and make sure that what you deem important is important,” said Becky Gilbert, head of marketing and public relations at Cornelius Muller Productions LLC. That is the focus of the new movie “Find a Way” being made by the production company. They want [...]

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Burlington Academy of Dance & Arts celebrates 25 years

 Commentary by Rebecca Johnson Special to the Times-News Burlington Academy of Dance & Arts (BADA) has been a place that our family could call home for the past 22 years. Five sisters have grown up dancing here since the age of 3 until they graduated high school. This year will be bittersweet not only for [...]

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One man’s trash becomes another’s crafts and activities

 Commentary by Rachel Anne Spencer Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com This time of year, many churches are busy choosing or creating Vacation Bible School (VBS) programs, summer camps are gearing up and parents are looking for fun ways to keep the kids busy. Many are planning for lots of activities and crafts. Churches, day care centers and [...]

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Home School Jazz Band to perform Monday at Paramount Theater

Times-News The Alamance County Home School Jazz Band, advanced and beginners, will perform its ninth annual spring concert at 7 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2012, at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. Admission is free.

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Classic stories transformed through ballet

 Times-News Arts Alive Fine Arts Studio’s ballet students will perform “The Ugly Ducking” at 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. According to Affie Ray of Arts Alive, “this classic story displays the personal transformation of an outcast into the new creation it was designed to [...]

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The Elon School to perform ‘Spoon River Anthology’

 Times-News The Elon School will perform “Spoon River Anthology” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Historic Depot amphitheatre, 200 S. Main St., Burlington. Edgar Lee Masters wrote “fictional” epitaphs to be published in the magazine “Reedy’s Mirror” in 1915. These poems were based on fictional characters. The stories were named “Spoon River” after [...]

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