Monthly Archives: August 2016

Greensboro Science Center to hold PokeMondays

Times-News    The Greensboro Science Center will hold PokeMonday events between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 8, 15 and 22, 2016. Staff members will activate Pokemon Go lures around its PokeStop for visitors to enjoy. The center also is home to one Pokemon Go gym, where visitors are encouraged to train their Pokemon or [...]

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Things To Do (week of Aug. 8, 2016)

The Megan Doss Band will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at City Park, 1333 Overbrook Rd., Burlington as part of the Sunset Rhythms portion of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free, but donations of art supplies for children’s classes are appreciated. In case of rain, the concert will be [...]

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‘Clue the Musical’ brings classic board game to life

Reviewed by Abby Chester Times-News correspondent Whodunit? This is what the characters in Studio 1’s “Clue, the Musical” are trying to figure out. Mr. Boddy, the victim of the game, has been killed, and it is up to the audience (with a little help from the detective) to figure out the murderer. You may know [...]

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Selfie sticks & special effects: My experience at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent The Arts Center in Carborro is a wonderful place to learn many different art styles — drawing, ceramics, even music and acting. This summer, The Arts Center offered a wide variety of “camps” for all ages. One of these was “Film-making with Smartphones”, and this unique class was the one [...]

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Don’t take voting for granted

Commentary by Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent  As the national conventions draw to a close and we get closer to November, many Americans feel isolated from their parties due to their polarizing nominees for president. On the right, there’s Republican nominee Donald J. Trump, who has received enormous criticism for outlandish suggestions for how to [...]

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Things To Do (week of Aug. 1, 2016)

Times-News       Bounce! will perform as part of the First Fridays portion of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. Free, but donations of art supplies for children’s classes at Alamance Arts are appreciated. 336-226-4495 or alamancearts.org.    ”Clue, The Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday [...]

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