Category Archives: Entertainment

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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Elon University presents ‘Sweeney Todd’

 Times-News    Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts will present   “Sweeney   Todd — The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at 7:30 p.m.   Thursday through Saturday in the McCrary Theatre on the Elon   University campus. Admission is $15 or free with Elon University   identification. For more details, call 336-278-5610.

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Woods of Terror is immersed in horror

By Jaclyn Bartlett Times-News correspondent    GREENSBORO — The Woods of Terror is the perfect place to visit if you’re looking  to embrace the Halloween spirit. Upon entering the attraction after purchasing a ticket, rather than standing in a long  line to walk through the haunted trail, visitors are instead assigned a group name and [...]

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Things To Do (week of Oct. 29, 2018)

Times-News • The Original Hollywood Horror Show: Hours are 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. today through Thursday and 8 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. It is located at 6333 Bass Mountain Road, Snow Camp. It is presented by Alamance County natives Starr and Dean Jones. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at hollywoodhorrorshow.com/. [...]

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Tap dancer discusses rhythm & more

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent     Editor’s note: This is the second installment of Meet the Artist, a     monthly series by Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White featuring young   area performers. Reagan Doucette, a 17-year-old high school senior from Reidsville, is   October’s featured artist. She has dedicated the past 13 years to [...]

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Things To Do (week of Oct. 22, 2018)

Times-News • John Biewen, host of “Scene on Radio” podcast presents “Seeing White”: 7 p.m. Thursday, McKinnon Hall on the Elon University campus. Free. • Alamance Makers Guild monthly woodworking, CNC and laser interest group meeting: 7 p.m. Thursday, Steam Junction Makerspace, 111 East Front Street, Burlington. Free; reservation required and can be made via [...]

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Food, rides & more – N.C. State Fair has it all

By Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent    RALEIGH – Nothing says fall and fun better than the North Carolina State Fair. With rides, food, events and exhibits, the fair is a place where North Carolinians can congregate for a guaranteed good time. The fair has brought in four new rides including a Dumbo elephant ride for [...]

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