Monthly Archives: April 2016

Food Network star’s show suitable for adults

Reviewed by Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent    DURHAM – If there were such a thing as a “Food God,” it would no doubt be well-known food enthusiast Alton Brown, producer and star of “Good Eats” and a number of other culinary shows. On April 15, the “Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science” tour (the follow-up [...]

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Rows & rows of books: Mebane store is affordable, fun

Commentary by Leeann Williams Times-News correspondent    Fifth Street Books’ owners Jerry and Paula Mullis first sold books from their home and online as a hobby. In 2009, the couple started a small business selling used books for 99 cents on Fifth Street in downtown Mebane, giving the store its name. Two years later, they relocated to a [...]

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Annual convention a unique experience

By Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    On March 25, members of hundreds of Church of Christ churches traveled to Atlanta, Ga. for the 74th annual Lads to Leaders/Leaderettes Convention. The competition takes place on the same weekend but in different cities all across the East Coast and some cities on the West Coast, and they’ve [...]

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Three things to do this week in Alamance County

Times-News    Western Alamance High School presents “Clue,” 7 p.m. April 21-23, 2016, Pamela B. Mebane Auditorium, 1731 N.C. 87 North, Elon. $5 for adults, free for children 4 and under. (336) 538-6020.    Women’s Resource Center of Alamance County’s 19th annual Herb Festival, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 21 (for members only, but you can [...]

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Greensboro native embraces role in ‘Cabaret’

Reviewed by Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent    DURHAM – Nightlife and love make up one of Broadway’s most iconic productions, depicting life in Berlin before World War II. “Cabaret” will be entertaining audiences April 19-24 at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC). The show centers on two main places and two love stories. The [...]

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Learning Co-Op teaches about archaeology & more

By Lily Pope and Chandler Holland Times-News correspondents    SAXAPAHAW – Kids and nature go together like peanut butter and jelly, but what kind of school would spend weeks studying animal tracking, mushrooms, fossils or bats? And what kind of school is devoted to getting its students interested in nature and lets kids teach other [...]

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Studio 1 brings ‘Twelfth Night’ to life

By Abby Chester Times-News correspondent    William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” is one of his more comedic plays. It centers on a set of twins and the adventures that they go through in order to find each other after a devastating ship wreck. Viola, who is the twin sister of Sebastian, ends up after the wreck [...]

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