Monthly Archives: May 2017

‘Chicago’ thrills with drama, deception & desperation

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    It’s a story that’s secretive, scandalous, and seductively swanky — the world-renowned musical “Chicago” was performed last weekend at the Durham Perfoming Arts Center (DPAC) in Durham to an audience roaring with approval and anticipation. Full of all the tumultuous treachery of the roaring twenties, “Chicago” entices with [...]

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Eastern Alamance High School student a finalist in Triangle Rising Stars event

Times-News Caroline Segars, a sophomore at Eastern Alamance High School, is among the 24 finalists in the 7th annual Triangle Rising Stars competition at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), 123 Vivian St., Durham. Host will be Heather Waliga of ABC 11 Eyewitness News. The event is part of [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 15, 2017)

• Wine sampling and social event to benefit Relay For Life of Alamance County: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Times-News, 707 S. Main St., Burlington. For ages 21 and up only. $25 per person and includes wine sampling by Wines For Humanity and live music by India Cain and Keith Allen. 336-227-0131. • Arts [...]

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Hilarious & heartwarming: ‘Mamma Mia’ ends its 15-year run

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent DURHAM — One of the most exciting shows to hit the Durham Performing Arts Center’s stage arrived during the weekend for its farewell tour. “Mamma Mia” is ending its more than 15-year run with this tour, but the energy and enthusiasm were still as high as ever. Based on the [...]

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Return to childhood: The Burlington School presents ‘Seussical the Musical Jr.’

By Will Self Special to the Times-News The Burlington School is bringing all of your favorite Dr. Seuss stories to life on  stage at the Paramount Theater. It’s “Seussical the Musical Jr.” where many of Dr. Seuss’ books are included in one  musical review. The show stars characters like the Cat in the Hat, Horton [...]

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Kidsport’s Weathergirls heading to ‘The Summit’

Commentary by Haley Lassiter and Hannah Roney Special to the Times-News For the past four seasons, Kidsport Cheer has strived to earn a bid to the most exclusive, invitation-only competition — The Summit in Disney World, Orlando, Fla. Only about 15 percent of competitive cheerleading gyms across the country earn an invitation to this event. [...]

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WA Cappella’s spring concert is May 13

Times-News    ELON — Western Alamance High School’s co-ed a cappella group, WA Cappella, will perform its annual spring concert at 7 p.m. May 13 n the Pamela B. Mebane Auditorium at Western Alamance High School, 1731 Hwy. 87 North. Featured guest groups include Elon University’s Shirley Tempos and Western Alamance High School’s Looking for [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 8, 2017)

Times-News • Kid’s Comic Shop Club: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays, Game Over Comics, 139 E. Front St., Burlington. $10 (includes lunch, free comic book and free Magic TCG intro pack, one per new member). For ages 7 to 14. 336-270-0538. • Elon Phoenix Winds Spring Concert: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, McCrary Theatre, Elon University [...]

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‘Chicago’ veteran talks learning, life & ‘all that jazz’

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  “There’s always something to rediscover, to redefine, to strengthen.” That’s the attitude Terra McLeod has when it comes to performing on Broadway. The accomplished actress has made appearances on both the stage and screen but is most well known for her role as femme fatale Velma Kelly in the [...]

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