Monthly Archives: May 2019

Professional ballet dancer is June’s Meet The Artist

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final Meet The Artist feature by Teens & 20s writer, Logan A. White. June’s featured artist is Francisco Schilereff, a 19-year-old Argentinian ballet dancer. He moved to North Carolina two years ago to join Cary Ballet Conservatory’s professional training program and has achieved great [...]

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Things To Do (week of June 3, 2019)

Times-News • Hip Pocket: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday on West College Street in downtown Elon as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Free. 336-226-4495 or www.alamanearts.org/. • John Howie Jr. and the Rosewood Bluff: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at 1612 Jordan Dr., Saxapahaw as part of the Saturdays in [...]

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Love of dance: Dancer reflects on years with BADA

By Hannah Blalock Special to the Times-News My senior year has been a year of reflection. I have thought a lot about the people and places who have shaped me into the woman that I am. Burlington Academy of Dance & Arts (BADA) is a place that comes to mind immediately. Throughout my 16 years [...]

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Freshman described as ‘rock star student’

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent    DaNyla Covington, a freshman at Orange High School in Hillsborough, is May’s Student of   the Month. Jason Willix, DaNyla’s math teacher, nominated her for the honor. “Teaching DaNyla is truly an honor,” he said. “She is the kind of student that makes teaching a fun job. She appreciates learning [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 27, 2019)

Times-News • Love & Valor: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 104 E. Elm St., Graham, as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Free. 336-226-4495 or www.alamancearts.org/. • Alamance Jazz Band: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Town Green in downtown Gibsonville, as part of the Groovin’ on the Green concert series. Free. [...]

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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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