Monthly Archives: September 2013

Honing your skills and talents early on can ensure future job security

By Sabrina Otero Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com “They say teachers learn more than their students, and that is completely true,” asserts Caroline Countryman, a 17-year-old dance instructor for Arts Alive in downtown Burlington. Nowadays, while most teenagers are struggling trying to find a job, Caroline is benefiting from skills that’s she been honing since early childhood. [...]

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Preteen and teen actors and film crew needed

Times-News    T2T Theatre is looking for preteen and teen actors and a film crew to shoot a video about walking to school in collaboration with SafeKids Alamance County and Teen to Teen Theatre. Participants also will have the opportunity to work behind the camera. If you or your organization is interested in making a public [...]

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Teen to Teen takes on “Dracula”

By Elisa Abele Times-News A line from the 1931 movie “Dracula” describes it best: “Among the rugged peaks that crown down upon the Borgo Pass are found crumbling castles of a bygone age.” The stage adaption is an eerie rendition of that bygone age, complete with vampires, bats, creepy castles and damsels in distress. A [...]

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‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’ defines fun

By Kaitlin Gillespie Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a Tony award-winning musical that delves into the lives of six spelling bee contestants and their unusual circumstances. Centre Stage On Main will perform the show at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 and 27 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 14 [...]

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Central Carolina Fair celebrating 115th year

By CJ Click Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com GREENSBORO — You don’t have to have been in this area very long to have heard of the Central Carolina Fair held on the Greensboro Coliseum grounds. This year, the fair is celebrating its 115th year of operation, hoping to bring joy to more than 50,000 people. It has [...]

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Southern rock legends still see ‘Blue Sky’

Reviewed by CJ Click Times News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    RALEIGH — If you were in the Raleigh area last Friday night, you probably saw tie-dye just about anywhere you looked. That’s because concertgoers were preparing for a visit from one of rock’s greatest bands, The Allman Brothers Band. The band made a stop at Walnut [...]

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