Monthly Archives: January 2014

Elon’s Department of Performing Arts to perform ’1776′

Times-News ELON – The Elon University Department of Performing Arts will perform the Tony award-winning musical “1776″ at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-15 and 2 p.m. Feb. 16, McCrary Theatre, Center for the Arts, on the Elon University campus. Tickets are $12 or free with valid Elon University identification. Tickets are available through the box office [...]

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Greensboro College Theatre to present “Carrie: The Musical”

Times-News GREENSBORO – Greensboro College Theatre will perform the southeastern U.S. premiere of “Carrie: The Musical,” which is based on the best-selling horror novel by Stephen King. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 through March 1 and 2 p.m. March 2 at the college. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and non-Greensboro College students. [...]

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You’ve never seen improv quite like this

Commentary by Cassie Berry Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Studio 1’s “Cinderella with the Commedia Players” takes comedy improvisation to a whole new level. Commedia-style began in Italy in the 16th century. Elizabeth Matthews’ character, Isabella, plays Princess Dim. She is the sister to the prince, who is simply called The Prince. With people playing characters who [...]

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Greensboro College was founded in 1838

Editor’s note: Teens & Twenties will be featuring colleges/universities throughout North Carolina for the next several months.  Commentary by Courtney L. Turner Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    Are you in search for the right college? Are you looking for a place with intellectual surroundings, with personal and spiritual developments? If so, then Greensboro College may be [...]

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Let Cupid strike heart, not wallet

Commentary by Courtney L. Turner Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, the only thing that’s on everyone’s mind is spending time with their loved one and making that day special. We often get so caught up with love that we overspend. Here are a few ways to save a buck but still [...]

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Greensboro College student’s Morocco photography exhibition opens Feb. 7

Times-News GREENSBORO – Leah Holle, a Greensboro College senior who spent months in Morocco in 2013, will have a photography exhibit at the school now through March 1. The exhibit will open with a reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Anne Rudd Galyon gallery on the Greensboro College campus. Holle [...]

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Open house set for College of Textiles

 Times-News    RALEIGH – High school students, their parents and teachers are invited to learn more about the world of textiles by attending the annual open house at North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 8. The event will be at the College of Textiles building, 1000 Main [...]

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Teen book authors Kiera Cass and Megan Shepherd to speak Feb. 12

Times-News    WINSTON-SALEM – Teen book authors Kiera Cass and Megan Shepherd will discuss their new books, writing for teens and their inspirations, during an event at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at Southside Public Library, 3185 Buchanan St. It is free and open to the public. Shepherd is the author of “The Madman’s Daughter,” a [...]

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Teens-only forensic night set for Feb. 7

Times-News    DURHAM - The Museum of Life and Science will hold forensic-themed lab programs Feb. 4 through March 1 at the museum located at 433 West Murray Avenue. A teens-only forensic night will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 7. Additional fees and advance registration is required. Cost is $7 for members [...]

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Audition for ‘Night at the Apollo’

Times-News    GREENSBORO – The Community Theatre of Greensboro, along with area churches, will hold Teens Downtown Amateur Apollo Night auditions for teens 13 to 19 years old. If you sing, dance, rap, write poetry, play an instrument or more, audition via video or from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Starr [...]

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