Category Archives: Entertainment

Things to do (week of Dec. 10, 2018)

Times-News • The Carolina Classic holiday movie series: “It’s a Wonderful Life”: 7 p.m. today; “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” 7 p.m. Tuesday; “The Bishop’s Wife,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for students, teachers, seniors & military, and are available at, and the Carolina [...]

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‘Elf, the Musical’ is delightful

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — “Elf, the Musical” is a delight from beginning to end. From the energetic dance numbers like “Happy All the Time” to emotion-filled solos like “World’s Greatest Dad”, this show will fill you with the Christmas spirit of love and joy. The show is being performed at the [...]

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Harpist/dancer discusses what inspires her

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent     Angela Lee, a 16-year-old high school junior in Cary, has been playing harp for 10 years, and has attended multiple harp intensives and competitions.    Her current harp teacher is Jacquelyn Bartlett, who holds the Harp Department Chair at North Carolina School of the Arts. Lee also dances [...]

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Things To Do (week of Nov. 26, 2018)

Times-News • Santa & Smores: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Summerfield Farms, 3203 Pleasant Ridge Road, Summerfield, N.C. Tickets are $20 per family and can be purchased at Visit with Santa, photo, s’mores kits and more included; limited availability. • Elon University’s Camerata presents “A Celebration of Light”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Whitley Auditorium [...]

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Thanksgiving favorites: Teens & 20s writers share family recipes

Times-News     Thanksgiving is on Thursday and the Teens & 20s writers were asked to share some of their favorite family recipes. From cranberry sauce to a pumpkin roll and a Peruvian dish, you may want to serve these at your own gatherings this year. Enjoy.    Mom’s zesty homemade cranberry sauce • 1 cup [...]

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Holly Hill Comicon is Nov. 24

By Sydney Horton Times-News correspondent      If you’ve ever wished that a Comic Con convention were closer to Alamance County, you’re in luck. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, Brothers Vintage Toys and Games will hold its first-ever Holly Hill Comicon at Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman [...]

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Things To Do (week of Nov. 19, 2018)

Times-News • Ice Skating Rink: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Dec. 16 (closed Sundays), Alamance Arts/Captain White House, 213 S Main Street, Graham. General admission is free; special events cost $5 per person. • “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer — The Musical”: Friday through Dec. 24, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh. [...]

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‘Hamilton’ is a masterpiece

By Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — “Hamilton: An American Musical” is a masterpiece. The cast performed a beautiful show on Wednesday night at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC). Everything about it, from the set to talent, was amazing. DPAC was one of the sites to receive this musical on its debut tour [...]

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Things To Do (week of Nov. 5, 2018)

Times-News    • Elon Orchestra Fall Concert: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • Elon Chorale Fall Concert: 7:30 p.m. Friday, McCrary Theatre on the Elon University campus. Free. • Julie Smith presents “Just Click Here, Comrade — Fake News in 2018”: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Turner Theatre, Schar Hall on [...]

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Elon University grad a part of ‘Hamilton’ tour

By Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    Although Alexander Hamilton died well over 200 years ago, in recent times, his name has been making a comeback. In August of 2016, “Hamilton: An American Musical” premiered on Broadway and was a major hit, sparking a whole new wave of interest in history and musicals, too. Two years [...]

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