Monthly Archives: March 2015

5K race to support Elon’s DPT community outreach program

Times-News       ELON – Graduate students in Elon University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program will hold a 5K race on April 18 to raise funds for a campus pro bono clinic that helps community members with their physical therapy needs. The 5K run/walk/roll starts at 10 a.m. at the Gerald L. Francis Center on East [...]

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Fiddle Music Workshop was an amazing experience

Commentary by Michaela King Times-News correspondent    Rain kept the players from performing outside, but it didn’t dampen their spirits during Alamance Strings’ Fiddle Music Workshop held inside Burlington Christian Academy’s gymnasium on March 19. More than 30 violin and cello students, ages 4 through high school, played five selections of fiddle and folk [...]

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Missed connections: Rediscovering the back roads of Alamance County

Commentary by Sam Lowe Times-News correspondent    This past summer, my friends and I discovered a new favorite activity: getting lost. On those warm nights when there was a dearth of summer adventure to be had, we had no choice but to make our own. We’d grab our phones and chargers, make sure there [...]

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‘Insurgent’ film remains true to the novel

Reviewed by Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    “Insurgent” is an enjoyable film, whether you’ve read “The Divergent Series” or not. Based on Veronica Roth’s novels and directed by Robert Schwentke, it is the second installment in a thought-provoking film series. Picking up right where “Divergent” left off, “Insurgent” follows Tris (Shailene Woodley) and [...]

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A lot of training, preparation goes into MPA event

Commentary by Zoe King Times-News correspondent    Every spring semester, high school and middle school bands start preparations for the moment when they will be judged on their ability to play music. School bands from all across the state will come to designated areas throughout the month of March to perform in front of [...]

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Teen to Teen Theatre to present Summer Tour Production

Times-News    Teen to Teen Theatre & Video will present Summer Tour Production, a program for rising fourth- through seventh-grade students. The program will provide actors with opportunities to learn many aspects of theater production such as set building, creating props, designing costumes, character development and staging. Director is Elizabeth Kornstadt. The event will be [...]

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Studio 1′s ‘Crucible’ is riveting

Reviewed by Michaela King Times-News correspondent    Studio 1 brings Arthur Miller’s renowned play, “The Crucible,” to life during its performances this weekend. “The Crucible” is a play about the Salem Witch Trials that took place in Salem, Mass., during the late 17th century. This play is about a group of girls who go [...]

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Studio 1 tackles ‘The Crucible’

By Rylie Van Wingerden Times-News correspondent    “I have given you my soul; leave me my name!” These are the iconic words of John Proctor, in Studio 1’s dramatic performance of “The Crucible.” The play is set during the Salem witch trials and follows John Proctor (Tyler Haugle) and his wife Elizabeth (Rachel Teseneer) [...]

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Should drinking age be 18?

   Teens & Twenties asked five people if the legal drinking age should be 18 or 21 and why — here’s what they had to say: It should remain 21. Some kids are still in high school, they’re young, new drivers and I feel that the privilege would be abused. When you are 18, your [...]

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Kitchen Capers takes on an international flair

Commentary by Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent    Kitchen Capers is staying in Graham but going global. This fabulous program is offering another year of cooking classes, but instead of focusing on holidays, this year we’ll be exploring recipes from different cultures around the world. Kids 9 to 14 years old are invited to “travel” [...]

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