Monthly Archives: February 2017

Celebrate Valentine’s Day without breaking the bank

Times-News correspondents    Valentine’s Day is special, but it doesn’t have to be extravagant or expensive. Teens & 20s writers offer their tips for a fun & frugal celebration as well as their feelings about the day of love. Movies at the Graham Cinema, 119 N. Main St., Graham, where the tickets are only $4 [...]

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Things To Do (week of Feb. 13, 2017)

Times-News    Alamance Arts’ Artful Afternoon Lunch and Lecture Series featuring Ben Nabors, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Elon Community Church, 271 N. Williamson Ave., Elon. Cost is $50 per person. For more details, call 336-226-4495.    Comedian Chris Rock will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, DPAC, Durham. Tickets are $49.50 to $125 and can be purchased [...]

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‘Little Mermaid’ a treat for all ages

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent     RALEIGH — Dive into a watery world of discovery, desire and deception and experience the classic coming-of-age tale set under the sea — Carolina Ballet’s “The Little Mermaid” is now being performed at Fletcher Opera Theater, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. South St. Based [...]

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Gear up for steampunk

By Jordan Carey Times-News correspondent    One of the most popular costume themes of the last couple years has been steampunk. Steampunk was originally inspired by authors such as H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, whose works are set in historical worlds with futuristic technology. The style became popular in the 1980s, and combines vintage [...]

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Things to do (week of Feb. 6, 2017)

Times-News Olga Vocal Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Whitley Auditorium, Elon University campus. $13 or free with Elon University identification. Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey’s Circus Xtreme, 7 p.m. Thursday; 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, Greensboro Coliseum. $12 and up; tickets available [...]

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