Monthly Archives: May 2016

Raleigh native returns to area with ‘If/Then’

By Lincoln Pennington Times-News correspondent    DURHAM – As marriages are planned and new graduates find jobs, a musical all about one’s choices stops at the Durham Performing Arts Center. The national tour of “If/Then” comes directly from a Tony-nominated run on Broadway last season. The show follows Elizabeth, a city planner who moved back [...]

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Pen pals make connections near and far

Commentary by Lily Pope Times-News correspondent    Pen pals are an incredible way to make new friends, whether you live hundreds of miles away or they live within a couple of hours. So, where to get one? You can find a pen pal through your school, on pen pal websites, or through a family member [...]

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Burlington School’s Spring Choral Revue is May 20-21

Times-News    The Burlington School’s Spring Choral Revue will be at 7 p.m. May 20-21 in the Davis Street campus gymnasium at The Burlington School, 1714 W. Davis St., Burlington. The show will feature selections from Broadway musicals such as “Mamma Mia!,” “Jersey Boys,” “Motown,” “Aladdin,” “The Lion King” and “Alexander Hamilton.” Marshall M. Qualls, [...]

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‘Civil War’ brings fresh faces to franchise

By Jordan Carey Times-News correspondent    “Captain America: Civil War” begins where the previous Marvel movie, “Captain America: Winter Soldier” left off: Steve Rodgers (Chris Evans) setting off to find his missing friend, Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan). Complications arise when Steve and Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) fail to see eye-to-eye after The United Nations [...]

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Things To Do (May 16, 2016)

Studio 1 presents Monty Python’s “Spamalot” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Sara McMillan Brown Theatre, Studio 1, 1332 Plaza Drive, Burlington. Tickets are $13 for seniors and students and $16 for adults. Not recommended for children, due to profanity and adult situations. For more information, visit or [...]

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’42nd Street’ wows

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    Come and meet those dancing feet — the legendary Broadway musical “42nd Street” is now performing at the Durham Perfoming Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham. One of the rare film-to-stage successes, “42nd Street” shows the metamorphosis of young theater hopeful Peggy Sawyer (Caitlin Ehlinger). She arrives in [...]

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