Monthly Archives: March 2015

Fine Arts a chance to showcase talents

Commentary by Michaela King Times-News correspondent Fine Arts gives teenagers between the ages of 12 and 18 who attend an Assembly of God Church the ability to express themselves and share their talents through a statewide competition. There are more than 50 different categories including music, writing and dancing, sign language, puppetry and drawing. [...]

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Winter Jam filled with talent, enthusiasm

Reviewed by Michaela King Times-News correspondent    RALEIGH — Flashes of lights and pyrotechnics along with thousands of screaming fans were what concertgoers experienced during the 2015 Winter Jam tour  at the PNC Arena last Friday night. For just $10 at the door, Christian music fans were able to hear Francesca Battistelli, Jeremy Camp, [...]

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Confidence is brighter than any hair color

Commentary by Sarah M. Jones and Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondents    Sporting otherworldly hair colors on tresses can be a big part of someone’s confidence. For some, coloring hair is a way of expressing inner self. Clothing, makeup, music, art and athletics are some other great ways for people to express themselves. Hair color [...]

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Student talent showcased in Williams High’s Musical Revue

By Mary Daniel Cheek Times-News correspondent    Chorus students will transform into performers and Broadway tunes will ring through the Williams High School auditorium when the choral department puts on its annual Musical Revue at 7 p.m. March 27-28. A selection of musical numbers from the revue, which will showcase more than 40 student [...]

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Southern High senior discusses published work

By Emily Fogleman Times-News correspondent    Jamie Rollins, a senior at Southern Alamance High School, has experienced the phenomenon of seeing her words in print in her first published work, “Even The Stars Go Out: The Selected Writings & Photography of Jamie Rollins.” Cover and book design and editing assistance was by H. Wayne [...]

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‘Little Mermaid Jr.’ aims to reel you in

Reviewed by Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    Alamance Children’s Theatre’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.,” a clever adaptation of one of Disney’s beloved films, is sure to reel you in. Follow the adventures of Ariel (Sydney Pereira), Scuttle (Sarah Catherine Beck), and all your favorite sea creatures as Ariel follows her dreams and discovers [...]

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Alamance Children’s Theatre presents ‘Little Mermaid’

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    “The Little Mermaid,” one of Disney’s most beloved films, will spring to life on the stage of the Paramount Theater this week. Presented by the Alamance Children’s Theatre (ACT), “The Little Mermaid Jr.” tells a tale as old as time — the story of love prevailing over [...]

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How will you celebrate Pi Day?

Commentary by Joshua Fitzgerald Times-News correspondent    People will celebrate anything, including irrational numbers. That is why Pi (or π) Day, which is celebrated every March 14, actually exists. It is probable that you have never heard of it unless you are a mathematician, because not many people think that the ratio of the [...]

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North Park in Motion offers spring session

By Jos Boswell Times-News correspondent    The Burlington Recreation & Parks Department may have a way to alleviate those winter blues. North Park in Motion, run by the Inspiring Artistic Motivation in Movement Dance Company (I.A.M.M. Dance Company), is a program for young girls interested in dance. North Park in Motion features classes for [...]

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Free drama workshop set for March 16

Times-News     A free drama workshop for middle school students will be from 4:30 pm. to 6 p.m. March 16, 2015, at the Mayco Bigelow Community Center, 849 Sharpe Road, Burlington. Teens can share in games and activities that enhance their public speaking ability, expression and self-esteem. Workshops will be taught by Danielle Basirico, a senior theatre [...]

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