Monthly Archives: April 2019

Burlington Youth Council presents Kids Night Out

Times-News    Kids Night Out, by the Burlington Youth Council (BYC), will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. May 10 at Thataways Youth Center, 1331 Overbrook Rd., Burlington. The event is for third- through fifth-graders only. Cost is $10 and includes dinner. Pre-registration is required at www.BurlingtonNC.gov/Thataways. The Burlington Recreation & Parks Department’s youth [...]

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Things To Do (week of April 22, 2019)

Times-News • Author, motivational speaker and storyteller Janet Sady presents “Preserving the Past”: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Haw River Historical Museum, 201 E. Main St., Haw River. Free. 336-380-9611. • Elon University’s Chorale and Camerata presents G.F. Handel’s “Messiah”: 7 p.m. Friday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • “Harry Potter and the Prisoner [...]

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‘Anastasia’ is memorable & inspiring

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — The national touring production of “Anastasia” at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) is a stunning show that will be beloved by audiences. With talented actors coupled with gorgeous sets and costumes, this is a production that you cannot miss. Lila Coogan plays leading lady Anya, a [...]

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Things To Do (week of April 15, 2019)

Times-News • Elon Orchestra Concert: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • Take Back the Night — Survivor Speak Out: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Whitley Auditorium on the Elon University campus. • Westmoreland “Cast Fire” album release: 8 p.m. Friday, Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd., Saxapahaw. Doors open at [...]

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Marketing is everywhere: How can you channel it into a major & a career?

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  Editor’s note: This is a continuation of a series called Majors Unmasked by Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White. April’s featured major is marketing — the study of how to entice a target audience to purchase, utilize, or even reject a certain object. We know marketing plays a [...]

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Key Club to hold Sensory Park Day

Times-News    The Alamance-Burlington Early Middle College’s Key Club will hold a Sensory Park Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Graham Regional Park, 1575 N. Jim Minor Rd., Graham. This is a sensory-inclusive event for children with autism and other sensory needs. Activities will include a music area, quiet [...]

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‘Anastasia’ comes to DPAC

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — The beloved musical “Anastasia” is coming to Durham Performing Arts Center next week. The story is based on the 1997 animated film of the same name. Lila Coogan plays determined leading lady, Anya. “I have always loved the movie,” Coogan said in a recent phone interview. “It [...]

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‘The Lightning Thief’ comes to DPAC

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent     ”The Lightning Thief,” a musical based on the novel by Rick Riordan, will be performed this week at the Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham. Sarah Beth Pfeifer plays rough-and-tough female fighter Clarisse, as well as eight other characters including Katie Gardner, Mrs. Dodds, and even a squirrel. “The [...]

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Kiss show ‘a night to remember’

By Bret Pierce Times-News correspondent     RALEIGH — From the moment Kiss came on stage at the PNC Arena on Saturday night, it was clear that this was no run-of-the-mill concert. With everything from classic pyrotechnics to the more modern technology-driven special effects, concertgoers were entranced by the performance. This is being called the End [...]

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Broadway Bound: Studio 1 to present musical revue

By Abby Chester Times-News correspondent  Studio 1′s “Broadway Bound” is a blend of Broadway tunes and showstopping dance numbers. Director Tami Kress said she has connected genres of musical theater to give a full revue of Broadway’s best. Highlights will include “I Hope I Get It” from “A Chorus Line”; “Fixer Upper” from “Frozen”; and [...]

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