Author Archives: Charity Apple

‘Infinity War’ keeps you guessing

By Bret Pierce Times-News correspondent    ”Avengers: Infinity War” is by far, the best meshing of superheroes yet. Marvel fans are going to be delighted to see The Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Spider-Man (Tom Holland), Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Gamora [...]

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Burlington School’s Choral Music Revue is May 18

 By Marshall M. Qualls Special to the Times-News The Burlington School Choral Ensemble will present a Choral Music Revue at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.  May 18, 2018, in Calvin Hall at First Presbyterian Church, 508 W. Davis St., Burlington. “I participated as an eighth-grader in this show and I am so excited for this [...]

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Eastern Alamance High School’s dance concert is May 20

Times-News    Eastern Alamance High School will present its Spring Dance concert at 3 p.m. May 20 in the high school auditorium, 4040 Mebane Rogers Road, Mebane. The Eastern Alamance High School dance team and the dancers enrolled in beginning and intermediate dance classes will participate in 12 dances. Cost is $5. For more details, [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 14, 2018)

Times-News • Love & Valor: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Haw River Municipal Park, 1130 Pine St., Haw River. Part of the Haw River Concert in the Park Series. Free. Shows are rain or shine. 336-578-5600. • Chip Perry: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, downtown Mebane. Free. In case of rain, the concert [...]

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Pageantry & extravagance: ‘The Lion King Jr.’ has that – and a lot more

By Michael Basirico Times-News correspondent    ”The Lion King Jr.” could possibly be one of The Burlington School’s biggest and most challenging productions to date. “I’m not kidding, this is the most difficult show I have ever done. You try getting a giant elephant down the aisle of the Paramount Theater. Creating the savanna in [...]

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‘Waitress’ about loving yourself and your journey

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent     DURHAM – A musical about following old dreams and loving yourself and your journey will be performed this weekend at the Durham Arts Performing Arts Center (DPAC). “Waitress” the Musical, with music and lyrics written by popular singer Sara Bareilles, is an upbeat, humorous show with many powerful and [...]

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Live life with curiosity: That’s Kevin James’ mantra

By Bret Pierce Times-News correspondent Kevin James, known as The Inventor with The Illusionists performance troupe, recently took time out of his busy schedule to talk about magic, his circus ancestry and the national touring production. The Illusionists will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, May [...]

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Williams High School offers open house, spring carnival

Times-News    Williams High School’s 2018 Visual Arts Festival Open House will be from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Williams High School gymnasium, 1307 S. Church St., Burlington. The event will feature work from art, photography, pottery, sculpture and videography students. Hydroponics art is in conjunction with Your Local Greens. Canvas art [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 7, 2018)

Times-News • Steely Dan & The Doobie Brothers: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in Raleigh. $18 to $199; tickets available through Ticketmaster. • Retro Band: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jimmy Combs Amphitheater, Burlington City Park, Burlington. Concert is part of [...]

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‘Waitress’ embodies empowerment & friendship

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent     DURHAM — “Waitress” tells a heartwarming story of friendship, self-love and empowerment. The musical is being performed at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) now through Sunday. The music and lyrics were written by six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles and directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, The [...]

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