Monthly Archives: June 2017

Things to do (week of June 12, 2017)

Times-News • Matt Boswell & The HBB: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Haw River Municipal Park, 1130 Pine St., Haw River, as part of the Haw River Concert Series. Free; held at the large shelter in the park so the show will take place rain or shine. 336-578-5600. • Chip Perry Band: 7 p.m. [...]

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Theatrical entertainer: Chance the Rapper’s Be Encouraged tour visits Greensboro

By Lily Pope Times-News correspondent    GREENSBORO — Chance the Rapper brought his Be Encouraged tour to the Greensboro Coliseum on Wednesday night with Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment alongside him. Chance made an entrance onto the stage on a mini scooter and surprised fans with streamers, confetti and several kinds of fireworks. One [...]

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‘The King and I’ filled with richness

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent    DURHAM – The Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) hosted a splendid opening night of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The King and I.” The show follows the story of Anna Leonowens’ (Laura Michelle Kelly) evolving relationship with the King of Siam (Jose Llana). Though their personalities clash remarkably, Anna and the [...]

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‘The King and I’ has a contemporary feel

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — A true classic is coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) in just a few short days. Written by the beloved duo Rodgers and Hammerstein, “The King and I” is set to entertain DPAC audiences June 6-11. “The King and I” has won multiple Tony Awards including [...]

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Working it: Tips on finding summer jobs

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent School is almost out, summer is here, and freedom is just around the corner. Think of all the possibilities this newfound free time offers. You’ll have time to shop, hang out at the movies, or grab a cold treat with friends. But all that fun requires funds — and [...]

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Latest ‘Pirates’ is quirky, action-packed

By Lily Pope Times-News correspondent     “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” the fifth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean series, aligns well with the previous movies. It is action-packed and filled with Captain Jack Sparrow’s (Johnny Depp) quirkiness. With a strong female presence throughout, Carina Smyth (Kaya Scodelario) played [...]

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Things To Do (week of June 5, 2017)

   Times-News    • Jamestown Revival: 8 p.m. Thursday, Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd., Saxapahaw. Doors open at 7 p.m. $18 to $20; tickets available at ticketfly.com or www.hawriverballroom.com. • Iron Maiden: 7:30 p.m. Friday, PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte. $29.50 to 99.50; tickets available through Ticketmaster. • Fresh Farm Sale: 9 a.m. to [...]

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