Monthly Archives: May 2013

Can I have your autograph?

By CJ Click and Matt Herter Times-News correspondents teen20@thetimesnews.com Autographs from your favorite celebrities can be obtained a number of ways, including using the Internet. / CJ Click, Times-News correspondent    For many years, people have gone to premieres of movies coming out hoping to get a signature from their favorite celebrity. Little do most [...]

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Disciplines of dance teach life lessons

Commentary by Mackenzie Bell Special to the Times-News Soloists in the “Once Upon A Ballet” segment of the Burlington Academy of Dance & Arts performances June 2 pose for a photo. Photo by Bob Stuart Photography of Raleigh    As my junior year of high school concludes, I begin to reflect on the 13 years [...]

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Arts Alive presents ‘Twelve Dancing Princesses’

Commentary by Emma Gadbery Special to the Times-News Photo by Elizabeth Morphonios / Charis Photography    Arts Alive Fine Arts Studio’s upcoming ballet, “The Twelve Dancing Princesses,” is not just a whimsical fairy tale.  It also holds a deeper meaning of love and truth, and inspires a healthy relationship between a parent and child (or, [...]

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Student of Month enjoys helping others

By Mary Daniel Cheek Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Garrett Frazier is Student of the Month for May, 2013. / Photo submitted    Garrett Frazier stays very busy, yet he finds time to help others. Garrett was nominated by his grandmother, Anita Frazier, who described him as “polite and mannerly, dependable, a good student and a good, [...]

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Triangle Rising Star finalists take DPAC stage June 2

Times-News    DURHAM – Twenty students from area high schools will perform at the Triangle Rising Star Awards at 6:30 p.m. June 2, 2013, at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), 123 Vivian St. The program brings area high school musical theater students together to compete for educational scholarships; it is a member of the National [...]

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Burlington Dance Center’s spring concert is Wednesday and Thursday

Times-News Photo submitted    The Burlington Dance Center’s spring concert will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, May 22-23, 2013, at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. The first half of the show features a children’s ballet inspired by the classic children’s book, “The Tiny Seed” by Eric Carle and performing ballerinas are [...]

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Camouflage isn’t just for boys

By Bailey Pennington Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” cast members (courtesy of Us Weekly)    In today’s society, camouflage is typically associated with the male sex, hunting and a southern way of living. However, there is a twist in this idea — camouflage isn’t just for boys. Camouflage first emerged in the military as [...]

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Camouflage: Style sure to fit anyone

Commentary by Christian Hornaday Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Dave Herron, left, puts a necklace on his 17-year-old daughter, Mariah Herron, who is wearing a prom dress he made from winter white camouflage, at their home in Marshfield, Wis. / The Associated Press    The style of teens today seems to have no basic margin. People just [...]

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Camouflage: A nice alternative to the Stars and Bars

Commentary by CJ Click Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Photo submitted    In this day and age, we find ourselves living in a world of hypersensitivity where someone, somewhere is offended by something all the time. This can in fact desensitize people, making them think that an individual just needs to “get over it” or that they [...]

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Camouflage: Brad Paisley’s favorite color

Commentary by Matt Herter Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    In 2011, Brad Paisley released “Camouflage” to radio, the fourth single for his album “This Is Country Music” and the song still gains attention on the radio two years later. This song includes Paisley’s trademark fast guitar playing, or shredding, and comic Larry the Cable Guy interjects [...]

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