Monthly Archives: April 2017

Things To Do (week of April 17, 2017)

Times-News       Elon University Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. Comedy legends Steve Martin & Martin Short: 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), 123 Vivian St., Durham. $85 to $250; tickets available through Ticketmaster. David Holt and Josh Goforth: 8 p.m. [...]

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Jim Lovell returns to UNC for a starstruck evening

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    From test pilot to aspiring astronaut to space survivor, Captain James “Jim” Lovell has literally been to the moon and back — and on Thursday night, he returned to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus for an evening at Memorial Hall. The former naval aviator [...]

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NC Science Festival opens with #TakeUpSpace campaign

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  How do you #TakeUpSpace? That’s the motto of Morehead Planetarium’s newest project. The Chapel Hill-based museum is preparing to undergo a $5.2 million dollar renovation — all for the sake of science. “We all chose to take up space, whether that’s literal or figurative. I challenge you to consider [...]

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Jim Lovell on life, space & future

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent     Captain James “Jim” Lovell is best known for his role as commander of the fated Apollo 13 lunar mission, but also flew on Apollo 8 and Gemini 12 as well, along with many naval test flights.Teens & 20s had an opportunity to talk with Lovell — who spent [...]

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Excitement mixed with fear: Teen & 20s writers share what drivers ed means to them

Times-News Drivers ed. For teenagers, it means the path to no longer having to wait for their parents to pick them up from school and other activities. For parents, it’s a feeling of excitement mixed with worry and fear. A few Teens & 20s writers share their advice and experience with drivers ed. It’s long [...]

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Things to do (week of April 10, 2017)

Times-News • Elon University Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Yeager Recital Hall on the Elon University campus. Free. • Kitchen Capers class: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. For ages 9 to 14. $30 for Alamance Arts members and $35 for non-members. 336-226-4495. • Red Hot [...]

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‘Something Rotten’ delivers lots of laughs

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent  DURHAM — The Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) welcomed audiences to the Renaissance Tuesday night with the national touring production of “Something Rotten.” With a hysterical plot, well-designed costumes, and a stellar cast including Adam Pascal and Rob McClure, “Something Rotten” had it all. The musical follows the story of [...]

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