Category Archives: Entertainment

Budget breakdown: Cost of prom vs. wedding

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  Prom is one of the biggest events in a high schooler’s life — and one of the most expensive events, too. Add up the cost of buying a new dress, getting your hair and nails done, and renting a limo, and it might sound like you’re preparing to get [...]

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Artwork & musical by Burlington School students

Times-News    Artwork by The Burlington School students is on display now through May 24 at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. Work by students from Fredda Payne’s and Rodney Moser’s classes can be viewed between noon and 3 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and prior to all Paramount Theater events and productions. The [...]

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59th Visual Arts Competition for Young People at Alamance Arts

Times-News    The 59th Visual Arts Competition for Young People is on display now through April 26 in the Sister Galleries at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. Southern Alamance High School student Jane Linville was awarded Best in Show (high school) for her sculpture, “Foul Time.” Nina Byerly, The Burlington School, earned Best [...]

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Event for autistic kids is April 22

Times-News    The A-O Civitans will present Fun-on-the-Farm, a free event for persons with autism and their families, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 22 at Therrel and Marie Brown’s home, 6236 Hwy. 87 North, Caswell County. The semi-annual event will feature hay rides; horseback riding; a moonwalk; slide; live bands; petting zoo and [...]

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Things To Do (week of April 3, 2017)

   Comedian and actor Nick Swardson to headline Student Union Board’s spring comedy event, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Alumni Gym on the Elon University campus. Free tickets will be available to faculty and staff.    Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts presents “The Importance of Being Earnest,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 9, [...]

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‘Something Rotten’ is coming to DPAC next week

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent     DURHAM – The national touring production of “Something  Rotten” is coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center  (DPAC) starting Tuesday. The Tony Award-winning production takes place during the  Renaissance and follows the journey of two brothers who  aspire to create the next great play. They visit a soothsayer who [...]

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Catchy songs & lovable characters

By Lily Pope Times-News correspondent  The Disney animated classic “Beauty and the Beast” is now a long-awaited modern screenplay with catchy songs and lovable characters. This rendition of the movie sticks close with the original storyline but has a much darker theme, with a sad backstory behind both Belle and the Beast and a fair [...]

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10th annual Stage Struck is April 1

Times-News    More than 400 students from the Alamance-Burlington School System will participate in Alamance Citizens for Education’s (ACE) 10th annual Stage Struck! at 7 p.m. April 1, 2017, in the Williams High School auditorium, 1307 S. Church St., Burlington. The event will include all grade levels from kindergarteners to high school seniors. Many of [...]

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Things To Do (week of March 27, 2017)

   Students in Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts present “Grand Night,” 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Roberts Studio Theatre at Arts West, Elon University campus. $13 or free with Elon University identification. Reservations can be made starting March 24 by calling 336-278-5650.    The Hillbenders, 8 p.m. Friday, High Point Theatre, [...]

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Keeping the legacy alive – what it’s like to be a Harlem Globetrotter

By Lauren Kalo Times-News correspondent  Zeus McClurkin is a part of the world-renowned Harlem Globetrotters basketball team. The team has played more than 26,000 games in 122 different countries throughout the years, and has an impressive history of magic and fun. The tour is coming to  the LJVM Coliseum in Winston-Salem at 4 p.m. Friday; [...]

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