Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Burlington School to present a Musical Revue March 24-25

Times-News The Burlington School will present a Musical Revue/concert at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the school, 408 West Davis St., Burlington. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door 45 minutes prior to curtain. Selections performed will include from “La La Land”; “Dear David Hansen”; “Heathers”; “Les Miserables”; “South Pacific”; “Finding [...]

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How did card games survive the digital age?

By Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent  With the rise of technology, many old-school games and gadgets exited their prime such as CDs, which has left a  burning question: Why did card games survive the digital age? Card games such as Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh! and Magic the Gathering have not dipped in popularity with the    advancement [...]

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Things To Do (week of March 20, 2017)

Times-News    Universoul Circus, 7 p.m. Tuesday; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; noon, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, March 26, Greensboro Coliseum parking lot, Zones B&D. $16 and up; tickets available through Ticketmaster.    Celtic Woman’s “Voices of Angels” tour, 7 p.m. Thursday, Durham Performing [...]

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‘Decennium’ is this weekend at Elon University

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Slice of Broadway: 2017 Williams High School Musical Revue is March 17-18

By Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent  The 2017 Williams High School Musical Revue is a slice of Broadway, right here in Burlington. Expect a show filled with spirited dances and singing at 7 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2017, and Saturday, March 18, in the Williams High School auditorium, 1307 S. Church St., Burlington. Williams High School [...]

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Mobile coloring in a digital world

By Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent     The adult coloring-book phenomenon is sweeping the nation, and now there’s a sophisticated alternative  for those who prefer using a screen to books and pencils. Referred to in the App Store as “relaxing and  energizing — a form of creative expression that gives you a Zen-like zone-out,” Recolor is certainly [...]

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See the seasons soar: Carolina Ballet’s view of Vivaldi

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent     Get swept away in a fresh whirlwind of seasonal interpretation and nature-inspired expression — Carolina Ballet’s “Vivaldi’s Four Seasons” is now performing at Fletcher Opera Theater, 2 E. South Street, Raleigh. Sliding right into the swing of spring, Carolina Ballet leaps into March with a refreshing display of [...]

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Toe-tapping tunes & living statues: Alamance Children’s Theatre offers new twist on ‘Mary Poppins’

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent     ”Mary Poppins” is a classic movie that has been loved for generations. But when it is put on the stage by a  youth theater company, the result is incredible. Alamance Children’s Theatre’s “Mary Poppins” begins with the dysfunctional Banks family, dad George  (Tyler Haugle); mom Winifred (Lauren Gornto); and [...]

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Heartwarming tale: Alamance Children’s Theatre presents ‘Mary Poppins’

By Emily Sledge Times-News correspondent  Alamance Children’s Theatre (ACT) is bringing one of the most well-known Disney films to the stage with their production of “Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins.” The show follows a family full of precision and order, and no love. The children, Michael and Jane, played by Alexander Klischer and Taylor [...]

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A space of their own: Friends of the Library event has section for teen/young adult books

By Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent  Tucked in the back of the Friends of the Library book sale space, in the basement of May Memorial Library, the children’s area is a book lovers’ treasure trove with thousands of items in a well-organized, bright, welcoming room. Nonfiction books are sorted into subject areas such as history and [...]

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