Monthly Archives: October 2015

Entries being accepted for fourth annual Youth Film Festival

Times-News     Entries are now being accepted for the fourth annual Alamance County Youth Film Festival (ACYFF). This year’s event will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Graham Cinema, 119 N. Main St., Graham. ACYFF director Sam Cryan will accept short films (up to 10 minutes) in such age categories [...]

Posted in Entertainment, frontpage, To Do | Leave a comment

N.C. native returns for traveling show

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    DURHAM — An exciting performance filled with joy, mischievousness and larger-than-life characters is coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., on Tuesday. The show is “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” and it is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who come [...]

Posted in Entertainment, frontpage, Opinion | Leave a comment

Spend a night with ACT at the ‘Wax Museum’

Reviewed by Abby Chester Times-News correspondent teens20s@thetimesnews.com    This weekend, the Alamance Children’s Theatre opens its 2015-16 season with the fun-loving and slightly creepy “Night at the Wax Museum.” It revolves around the story of six teens that flunk high school history and have to spend the night in a wax museum. Their teacher, Heather [...]

Posted in Entertainment, frontpage, Opinion, To Do | Leave a comment

Alamance Children’s Theatre presents ‘Night at Wax Museum’

Commentary by Abby Chester Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Alamance Children’s Theatre’s “Night at the Wax Museum” hopes to capture the heart of every mystery tale fanatic in the county. With six high school world history class failures, a teacher and her caring aunts, crazy money lovers, and of course, mysterious wax figures, this show represents the [...]

Posted in Entertainment, frontpage, Opinion, To Do | Leave a comment

Eight things you can create using duct tape

Commentary by Emily Fogleman Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    A few years ago, duct tape became really popular. Creative prints, ranging from a depiction of pickles to something as simple as plain yellow, were developed. The fad has faded somewhat, but what can you do with the left over rolls? Here are some suggestions: 1. Bows: [...]

Posted in frontpage, Opinion, To Do | Leave a comment

Nonprofit committed to N.C.’s food, farming economy

   “Money, pardon the expression, is like manure. It’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around, encouraging young things to grow,” goes the famous quote from “Hello Dolly.” Just like Dolly Levi, Slow Money NC takes spreading money around to heart. This Pittsboro-based nonprofit is committed to financing North Carolina’s sustainable food and farming [...]

Posted in frontpage, Opinion | Leave a comment
  • About Teens & Twenties

    Teens & Twenties is produced by high school and college writers and photographers throughout Alamance County. The print edition appears on Mondays in the Times-News and is distributed throughout the local schools. On the website, you’ll find some of our stories, photos and more. Feel free to browse around and give us comments, too. We’d love to hear from you!


  • Join us!

    Teens & Twenties' annual orientation party is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 5 at the Times-News office, 707 S. Main St., Burlington. We're looking for high school and college writers, photographers and artists to complete our award-winning youth page each Monday. Space is limited so reserve a spot today by calling (336) 506-3057 or email Charity Apple


  • Teens&20s Tweets

    The connection to twitter has returned an error. Please try again later.