Monthly Archives: May 2019

AFAA presents ‘The Secret Garden’

 Times-News Alamance Fine Arts Academy (AFAA) presents “The Secret Garden” ballet at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 26, at 335 S. Main St., Burlington. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $8 for children, seniors and military and can be purchased at https://alamancefinearts.com/reserve-tickets/.

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Math is everywhere: It can lead to some thrilling jobs, too

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  Editor’s note: Majors Unmasked is a monthly series exploring some of the most fascinating career paths that stem from common college majors. Graduation time is here. Some of your biggest collegiate choices are just around the corner. Do the many majors have you overwhelmed? May’s featured major is mathematics [...]

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Things to do (week of May 20, 2019)

Times-News • The State Birds: 8 p.m. Friday, Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw Bethlehem Church Rd., Saxapahaw. Doors open at 7 p.m. $15 to $17; tickets can be purchased at www.ticketfly.com/. • Thursdays At Seven concert series — The Holiday Band: 7 p.m. Thursday, West Elm Street in downtown Graham. Admission is free. For more [...]

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Alamance Fine Arts Academy presents ‘Tom Sawyer’

Times-News Alamance Fine Arts Academy (AFAA) will present “Tom Sawyer” at 7 p.m. May 17. 2019; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 18; and 2 p.m. May 20 at 335 S. Main St., Burlngton. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for children, seniors and military. Reservations can be made by visiting https://alamancefinearts.com/reserve-tickets/.

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Adulting 101: Not all relationships are meant to last

By Sydney Horton Times-News correspondent  A crucial part of getting older is learning to let go. Letting go can be one of the most relieving, yet stressful things you can do as an adult. When do you know it’s time to let go? Whenever you feel burdened by being around a certain person, it may [...]

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Navigating the college application process

By Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent    Navigating the college application process doesn’t have to be a daunting task. It’s a good idea to make a list of the colleges that interest you — starting with your dream college. Here are a few tips to help you through it: • Take both the SAT and [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 13, 2019)

Times-News • Phoenix Winds: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • T-Pain: 8 p.m. Friday, Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 2825 University Parkway, Winston Salem. Tickets are $27 & $39; tickets available through Ticketmaster. • Second annual Love Graham: Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Colonial Hardware parking lot and East [...]

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More than acting: ‘Shrek Jr.’ role has taught determination, confidence

By Will Self Special to the Times-News    When Bethany Baker, drama teacher at The Burlington School, asked if I was interested in the role of Lord Farquaad in “Shrek, The Musical Jr.,” I was surprised, and a little bit confused. I’d never had a big part before, so the first thing that went through [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 6, 2019)

Times-News • Elon Electric Ensemble presents Sounds of the ’70s: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • Son Volt: 8 p.m. Thursday, Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd., Saxapahaw. Doors open at 7 p.m. $25 in advance and $28 the day of the concert. www.hawriverballroom.com or 336-525-2314. • Techtronica [...]

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