Monthly Archives: February 2013

Graham High to perform ‘Beauty and the Beast’

By Katie Farrell Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com GRAHAM — A rose and a spell can change a life forever.   Come join Graham High School’s Theatre Department at 7 p.m. March 14-16 in the showing of Disney’s classic tale, “Beauty and the Beast.”   “My favorite thing is the singing and how we randomly break out [...]

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Student of Month encourages peers to ‘never give up’

By Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com   Leadership comes in various forms, yet it’s a rare trait that many in our generation are often criticized for seldom expressing. Brianna Baker, a sophomore at Western Alamance High School, isn’t afraid to lead by example. Recently, Teens & Twenties spoke with both Brianna and Robin Baker, Brianna’s mom, [...]

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Send us your artwork

  Demetrius Tootle, a sophomore at Alamance Community College, submitted this Mixed Media piece titled “Time Keeper.” We’re currently looking for original artwork by high school and college students. Email artwork, along with the student’s name and contact information, to capple@thetimesnews.com.

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UNC-Greensboro offers a fresh take on Shakespearean classic

Reviewed by Rebecca Herter Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    GREENSBORO— If you’re looking for a romantic event for post-Valentine’s Day, perhaps “Romeo and Juliet” is the answer. Presented by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and directed by John Gulley, this show is a fresh take on the timeless classic.    Despite modern changes, [...]

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Home-school prom is April 20

Times-News    The 2013 Alamance County Home-School Prom will take place from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. April 20, 2013, at Integrity Community Church, 2420 Corporation Parkway, Burlington. Theme is “Journey to Wonderland.” The prom is open to home-schoolers in grades 9 to 12 and one guest of their choice. Cost is $25 per person if [...]

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Teen to Teen Theatre to perform ‘Steal Away Home’

Times-News    Teen to Teen Theatre presents “Steal Away Home” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 9-10 at Thataways Youth Center, 1334 Overbrook Road, Burlington. Admission is $5 per person and the show is recommended for children 10 years old and up. Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time and concessions will be [...]

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Rascal Flatts knows how to please a crowd

By Kaitlin Gillespie Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    GREENSBORO — Last Friday, Rascal Flatts graced the stage of the Greensboro Coliseum and it was a great show. Rascal Flatts was preceded by The Band Perry, who really warmed the crowd up. Once Rascal Flatts finally hit the stage, it performed the hit song “Banjo” and had [...]

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School of rock: At Elon School, students learn from an experienced musician

Commentary by Craig Beckner Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com The Elon School’s Rock Ensemble is the chance of a lifetime.    It’s a time of expression, freedom, excitement and artistic displays of talent, directed by a talented musician with a great reputation — Lucius Wilson.    Everyone involved in this class loves the atmosphere and feeling of [...]

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Famous comic book writer pays visit to Acme Comics

Commentary by Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com GREENSBORO — On Feb. 9, comic book superstar Gail Simone visited Acme Comics.    Lucky patrons could pose with Batgirl and Big Barda from DC Comics lore as they reminisced about their favorite comic stories and characters while Jermaine Exum (manager of Acme Comics) ensured fans would have [...]

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Send us your artwork

Demetrius Tootle, a sophomore at Alamance Community College, created this artwork. We are looking for artwork by high school and college students to appear on this page and welcome artists to join Teens & Twenties. Call (336) 506-3057 for details.  

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