Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Burlington School offers a glimpse of ‘Our Town’

By Presley Mauney Times-News correspondent    You may be familiar with Thornton Wilder’s classic play, “Our Town,” which first appeared in the 1930s. Beginning Friday, this delightful play will be presented by The Burlington School and Studio 1. “At first glance it seems to portray mundane activities of daily life, but as the show [...]

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‘Nights out’ & more planned for teens, preteens

Times-News Burlington Recreation & Parks Department has a number of upcoming events are planned for preteens and teens at Thataways Youth Center, 1331 Overbrook Road, Burlington: Preteen Night Out — 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 5. Cost is $3 per person. Activities include dance games, the Wii, board games and indoor corn hole. Concessions [...]

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Touring ‘Matilda’ show visits Durham next week

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — The intelligent and determined child first penned by Roald Dahl in 1988 is coming to entertain Durham audiences in musical form. “Matilda The Musical” will have a six-day run at the Durham Performing Arts Center starting Jan. 19. “Matilda” follows the story of a 5-year-old girl [...]

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Guilford College presents “Godspell”

   Times-News    GREENSBORO – The Guilford College Departments of Music and Theatre Studies will present the musical “Godspell” Jan. 29-31 and Feb. 4-6, 2016, in Sternberger Auditorium, Founders Hall. “Godspell” features music by Stephen Schwartz, the composer of “Wicked.” Originally conceived and directed by John-Michael Trebelak, “Godspell” includes music and new lyrics by Schwartz. The Guilford [...]

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Justice is served … with a twist

By Jordan Carey Times-News correspondent    Alamance County Teen Court is one of more than 50 teen court programs in North Carolina. Teen Court gives teens the opportunity to experience a real trial without getting a juvenile record. In teen court, the only adult officials are the adult bailiffs and judges. Trained teen volunteers [...]

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BBC special will please ‘Sherlock’ fans

Reviewed by McKinley Webster and Logan A. White Times-News correspondents    Two universes collide and blend in the newly released special episode of BBC’s “Sherlock” as the mystery-centered series time travels — back to the 19th century. Normally set in modern day London, “The Abominable Bride” throws Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch), John Watson (Martin [...]

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