Monthly Archives: October 2016

Engaging emotions: Studio 1′s youth production ‘Of Mice and Men’ is its final show at BOV

By Nancy Drago Times-News correspondent The youth production, “Of Mice and Men,” will be Studio 1′s final show at its Burlington Outlet Village location. The theater company is moving to Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington. John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” is a stage adaptation of the book by [...]

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Teens’ favorite frightening flicks

Compiled by Logan A. White Times-News correspondent One of the best ways to embrace the spooky season is enjoying the thrill of a good horror movie. Teens & 20s asked five area teens “what is your favorite horror movie and why?” Check out one of their picks or dust the cobwebs off a personal favorite [...]

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Frightfully fun: Woods of Terror a great time with friends and family

By Michael Basirico Times-News correspondent     GREENSBORO — Only in certain parts of town, late at night, will vampires, ghouls and clowns appear from the woods to create a frightening and exciting adventure. Throughout the Woods of Terror, many different challenges and barriers will be faced while finding your way through the woods, which creates a [...]

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It takes a lot of work to be scary

By Michael Basirico Times-News correspondent  GREENSBORO — Many things were discovered while touring behind-the-scenes at the Woods of Terror. After watching an actress spew blood onto the ground (fake, of course), and proceed to drip blood from the sides of her lips, she was asked how it was done. “Lots of spit, and any red Jell-O [...]

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Things To Do (the week of Oct. 31, 2016)

Burlington Christian Academy’s Royal Players will perform “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Burlington Assembly of God’s Life Center, 621 Sixth St., Burlington. The event is a dinner theater and will include homemade chili, baked potato and dessert; cost is $10. 336-227-0288. “Elections from the Collection,” on display now through [...]

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Thought-provoking & poignant: ‘Fun Home’ is a great blend of comedy and drama

Reviewed by Anna Katherine Carey Times-News correspondent    ”Fun Home” is the perfect blend of humor and emotion. The five-time Tony Award winner will be performed today through Sunday at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), 123 Vivian St., Durham. With songs ranging from lighthearted and humorous to thought-provoking and poignant, this show will take [...]

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Simply scary: Creepy effects can be created at home

By Nancy Drago Times-News correspondent  It’s becoming easier to get perfect creepy Halloween effects these days. A few items can make it simple. Gashes, scars and wounds are fun to build and can be used for a variety of characters for Halloween. To make an open wound, cotton, liquid latex, some makeup and fake blood [...]

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‘Haunting’ guests for 27 years: Original Hollywood Horror Show runs through Nov. 5

By Nancy Drago Times-News correspondent    The Original Hollywood Horror Show in Snow Camp continues to create living nightmares.    Before even officially entering the haunt, creepy characters roam among those eager to get their scare on. You might see Jack Sparrow or Twisty the Clown while waiting in line to enter the funeral tent [...]

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Oddness at a new level: ‘Welcome to Night Vale’ now available in script form

Reviewed by Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent     ”Welcome to Night Vale” has taken its oddness to a whole new level. In September, the writers released two script books for the podcast. Along with the entire script, readers get essays from the writers, Jeffrey Cranor and Joseph Fink, and a few cast members like Cecil Baldwin [...]

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Things to do (week of Oct. 24, 2016)

Williams High School Orchestra concert, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Williams High School auditorium, 1307 S. Church St., Burlington. Guest artist is soprano Victoria Erickson. Free. 336-570-6161. 44th annual Hawfields Haunted Forest, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Halloween, 2115-B Hwy. 119 South, Mebane. $10. Event is [...]

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