Category Archives: Entertainment

Fiddle Music Workshop was an amazing experience

Commentary by Michaela King Times-News correspondent    Rain kept the players from performing outside, but it didn’t dampen their spirits during Alamance Strings’ Fiddle Music Workshop held inside Burlington Christian Academy’s gymnasium on March 19. More than 30 violin and cello students, ages 4 through high school, played five selections of fiddle and folk [...]

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‘Insurgent’ film remains true to the novel

Reviewed by Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    “Insurgent” is an enjoyable film, whether you’ve read “The Divergent Series” or not. Based on Veronica Roth’s novels and directed by Robert Schwentke, it is the second installment in a thought-provoking film series. Picking up right where “Divergent” left off, “Insurgent” follows Tris (Shailene Woodley) and [...]

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A lot of training, preparation goes into MPA event

Commentary by Zoe King Times-News correspondent    Every spring semester, high school and middle school bands start preparations for the moment when they will be judged on their ability to play music. School bands from all across the state will come to designated areas throughout the month of March to perform in front of [...]

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Teen to Teen Theatre to present Summer Tour Production

Times-News    Teen to Teen Theatre & Video will present Summer Tour Production, a program for rising fourth- through seventh-grade students. The program will provide actors with opportunities to learn many aspects of theater production such as set building, creating props, designing costumes, character development and staging. Director is Elizabeth Kornstadt. The event will be [...]

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Studio 1′s ‘Crucible’ is riveting

Reviewed by Michaela King Times-News correspondent    Studio 1 brings Arthur Miller’s renowned play, “The Crucible,” to life during its performances this weekend. “The Crucible” is a play about the Salem Witch Trials that took place in Salem, Mass., during the late 17th century. This play is about a group of girls who go [...]

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Studio 1 tackles ‘The Crucible’

By Rylie Van Wingerden Times-News correspondent    “I have given you my soul; leave me my name!” These are the iconic words of John Proctor, in Studio 1’s dramatic performance of “The Crucible.” The play is set during the Salem witch trials and follows John Proctor (Tyler Haugle) and his wife Elizabeth (Rachel Teseneer) [...]

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Winter Jam filled with talent, enthusiasm

Reviewed by Michaela King Times-News correspondent    RALEIGH — Flashes of lights and pyrotechnics along with thousands of screaming fans were what concertgoers experienced during the 2015 Winter Jam tour  at the PNC Arena last Friday night. For just $10 at the door, Christian music fans were able to hear Francesca Battistelli, Jeremy Camp, [...]

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Student talent showcased in Williams High’s Musical Revue

By Mary Daniel Cheek Times-News correspondent    Chorus students will transform into performers and Broadway tunes will ring through the Williams High School auditorium when the choral department puts on its annual Musical Revue at 7 p.m. March 27-28. A selection of musical numbers from the revue, which will showcase more than 40 student [...]

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‘Little Mermaid Jr.’ aims to reel you in

Reviewed by Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    Alamance Children’s Theatre’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.,” a clever adaptation of one of Disney’s beloved films, is sure to reel you in. Follow the adventures of Ariel (Sydney Pereira), Scuttle (Sarah Catherine Beck), and all your favorite sea creatures as Ariel follows her dreams and discovers [...]

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Alamance Children’s Theatre presents ‘Little Mermaid’

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    “The Little Mermaid,” one of Disney’s most beloved films, will spring to life on the stage of the Paramount Theater this week. Presented by the Alamance Children’s Theatre (ACT), “The Little Mermaid Jr.” tells a tale as old as time — the story of love prevailing over [...]

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