Category Archives: Entertainment

‘Ocean’s 8′ is a solid spin-off

By Elspeth Macnab-Stark Times-News correspondent    ”Ocean’s 8″ brings us back to the brilliantly risky Ocean family business in a solid spin-off of the successful “Ocean’s 11″ trilogy. Following George Clooney’s iconic role as Danny Ocean, Sandra Bullock plays his estranged sister Debbie, who has just been released from prison. She is putting together a [...]

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Things To Do (week of June 25, 2018)

Times-News • Luke Bryan: 7 p.m. Thursday, Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek, Raleigh; and 7 p.m. Friday, PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte. Tickets are sold out in Raleigh and $37 to $128 in Charlotte; available through Ticketmaster. • Gypsy Heart: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday in downtown Graham as part of the [...]

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Logic rocks PNC Music Pavilion

 By Presley Mauney Times-News correspondent CHARLOTTE — Rapper Logic, aka Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, rocked the stage at the PNC Music Pavilion on Tuesday night. Fans from all over North Carolina, which call themselves the “RattPack,” stood and chanted his name as he walked out on stage. The concert began with three openers: Big [...]

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Thrilling good time: Carowinds has rides, food & fun for all ages

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent    CHARLOTTE — Summer break is here and there’s no better way to spend a day free of school than at Carowinds. The theme park has roller coasters and rides that cross state lines into South Carolina. There are classics like the wooden roller coaster Hurler, which can be a [...]

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Things To Do (week of June 18, 2018)

Times-News • Carri Smithey & The Ends: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Haw River Municipal Park, 1130 Pine St., Haw River, as part of the Haw River Concert Series. Admission is free. Shows are rain or shine. For more details, call 336-578-5600. • Something Acoustic Band: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday [...]

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‘Elements of Art’ classes offered this summer

Times-News    DANVILLE, Va. — Summer art classes for children 7 to 13 years old will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 11-15 and July 10-14 at The Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History. Instructor Linda Gourley will teach “Elements of Art” (drawing, printing and painting classes) in the museum’s Swanson [...]

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Summer Sizzle camps and classes open to youth

Times-News    Alamance County 4-H Summer Sizzle Program is a chance for youth to enjoy educational and character-building activities and trips. Weeklong classes, revolving around healthy eating and food safety as   well as an Environmental Science education week, will be offered. Participants may register for up to six classes. If the classes aren’t   filled after [...]

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Teen 2 Teen offers specialty summer camp

Times-News    Teen 2 Teen Video & Theatre Summer Film Lab will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 30 through Aug. 3 at the Historic Depot, 200 S. Main St., Burlington. The specialty camp is for rising seventh- through 12th-graders or a 2018 high school graduate (must be 19 and under). Cost is [...]

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Paramount Theater hosts annual drama camp

Times-News    The Paramount Theater’s 17th annual Summer Drama Camp will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 23-27 at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. The Rags to Riches Theatre for Young Audiences will conduct the camp for ages 6 to 12. They’ll learn the fundamentals of theatre technique, relaxation and [...]

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Things to do (week of June 4, 2018)

Tiimes-News • Time Sawyer: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jimmy Combs Amphitheater at Burlington City Park, 1353 S. Main St., Burlington. Part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. In case of rain, the concert will be canceled. For more details, call 336-226-4495 or visit • Life & Whimsy art [...]

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