Category Archives: Entertainment

Elon University presents ‘The Wolves’

Times-News ELON — Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts will present “The Wolves,” a new play by Sarah DeLappe, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, 20-22 and Feb. 4 and 2    p.m. Feb. 8, 2020, in the Roberts Studio Theatre, Scott Studios at Arts West on the Elon University campus.     Tickets are $15 [...]

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Things To Do (week of Jan. 20, 2020)

Times-News • Karaoke Mondays: 6 p.m. today, Graham Soda Shop, 22 NE Court Square Graham. • Confederate Railroad: 7 p.m. Saturday, Liberty Showcase Theater, 101 S. Fayetteville St., Liberty. $55, Gold VIP; $45 VIP; $35 house; $45 balcony VIP; and $30 balcony house. 336-622-3844 or • Studio 1 presents William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”: 7:30 p.m. [...]

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‘Come From Away’ is a memorable masterpiece

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — “Come From Away” is the story of simple human kindness acting as a shining light in the darkness, and how it affects those around us.     Everyone knows about the horrific acts that took place on September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center in New [...]

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Things To Do (week of Jan. 13, 2020)

Times-News • Sonia Manzano will present “Multi-Racial Latinos & the Civil Rights Movement”: 6 p.m. Tuesday, McCrary Theatre, Center for the Arts, Elon University. $15 or free with Elon University identification. For more details, call 336-278-5610. • Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts presents “The Wolves — A New Play” by Sarah DeLappe: 7:30 p.m. [...]

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Living his dream: Monster Jam driver Joe Urie loves ‘the thrills’

By Kamryn Guye Times-News When most people think of monster trucks, they think of three things — dirt, debris and destruction.    But according to Monster Jam truck driver Joe Urie, the show is so much more than that.    “There’s nothing else in the world like the Monster Truck Jam. It’s completely unexpected. It’s [...]

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Things To Do (week of Jan. 6, 2020)

Times-News • Sok Monkee: 10 p.m. Saturday, The Fat Frogg, 2009 Timberline Station Dr., Elon. 336-584-5546. • Requiem, an exhibition of work by Gerry Lynch: On display through Friday, Betty Ray McCain Art Gallery, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh. • Studio 1 presents 24@1: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sara McMillan Brown Theatre, Studio [...]

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In the new year: Teens & 20s share their goals for 2020

Times-News correspondents The new year is oftentimes when we decide to make changes in our lives. The Teens & 20s writers share their goals and resolutions for 2020.    Each year, I pick one word that I truly want to epitomize throughout the year I read books, research, and truly dwell on what my word [...]

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Helping people through music: Royse hopes to be the voice of positivity

By Kamryn Guye Times-News Let’s face it: At some point or another, we’ve all envied magazine supermodels.    And though most of the images are works of Photoshop and plastic surgery magic, we still admire their clear skin, seemingly perfect figures and locks of luscious, wavy hair.    The beauty industry has been criticized for [...]

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Things To Do (week of Dec. 30, 2019)

Times-News • Burlington Artists League’s Festival of Trees: Noon to 8 p.m. today and noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the gallery inside Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman Mill Rd., Burlington. 336-584-3005 or visit • Broadway & Beyond with Ben Crawford: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Westover Church, 505 Muirs [...]

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Sweet treats for family gatherings

By Nancy Drago Times-News correspondent     Need some holiday cookies for your celebrations during the next two weeks?    Try these out; they’re some of my family’s favorites. They’ve been passed down on my mom’s side of the family and shared in our recipe book. Gâteau bonbons • ⅔ cup soft butter or margarine • [...]

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