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Broadway Bound: Studio 1 to present musical revue

By Abby Chester Times-News correspondent  Studio 1′s “Broadway Bound” is a blend of Broadway tunes and showstopping dance numbers. Director Tami Kress said she has connected genres of musical theater to give a full revue of Broadway’s best. Highlights will include “I Hope I Get It” from “A Chorus Line”; “Fixer Upper” from “Frozen”; and [...]

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Things To Do (week of April 8, 2019)

Times-News • Vivian Howard with Cynthia Hill presents “A Chef’s Life”: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Whitley Auditorium on the Elon University campus. $15 or free with Elon University ID. • Kenny Chesney: 7 p.m. Friday, Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro. $29 to $289; tickets available through Ticketmaster. • Brian Collins’ “Urban Pop Art”: On display now through April [...]

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Joining ‘The Click’: May Memorial Library starts photography club for teens

By Katie Farrell Times-News correspondent    Want to pick up a new hobby, improve at your own and gain a couple of new mentors at the same time? Then May Memorial Library’s “The Click: Teen Photography Club” may just be for you. The Click meets at 6 p.m. on the third Monday of each month [...]

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Things To Do (week of April 1, 2019)

Times-News • Julia Gillard presents “Engagement in the Asian Century: The Opportunity of Our Lifetime”: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Alumni Memorial Gym, Elon University, Elon. $15 or free with Elon University ID. 336-278-5610. • Grand Night: 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Friday through Saturday, Roberts Studio Theatre, Scott Studios at Arts West. $15 or free with [...]

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Best in Show winners announced

Times-News The 61st annual Visual Arts Competition for Young People, a juried contest for middle and high school students, was held on March 21 at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. The exhibit will remain on display through May 3 in the Sister Galleries. Kenzie Talhelm, a Williams High School student, won Best in [...]

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Thinking outside the artistic box: March’s featured artist is studying animation

By Logan A. White Times-Newscorrepsondent Editor’s note: Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White interviews area teens and twenty-somethings about their careers and/or passion for art monthly. Nichole Crawford, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, is March’s featured artist. Crawford is majoring in Film with a concentration in Animation. [...]

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Things To Do (week of March 25, 2019)

Times-News • Widespread Panic: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), 123 Vivian St., Durham. $136 and up; tickets available through Ticketmaster. • Textile Heritage Museum’s 15th anniversary celebration: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 2406 Glencoe St., Burlington. 336-260-0038, www2.textileheritagemuseum.org/ or visit the Textile Heritage Museum on Facebook. • Brian Collins’ [...]

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Winners of 61st Visual Arts Competition for Young People

Times-News GRAHAM – The winners were announced for the 61st Visual Arts Competition for Young People, a juried contest for middle and high school students, on March 21 at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St.  The exhibit will remain on display through May 3  in the Sister Galleries. Winners in the High School category were: [...]

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Right place, right time: Harlem Globetrotter’s journey to play basketball

By Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent    Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Orlando aka “El Gato” (The Cat) Melendez, certainly has a remarkable story to tell about his journey to becoming a Harlem Globetrotter. In his youth, he would run two miles to the nearest basketball court to play, and run two miles back. [...]

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Things To Do (week of March 18, 2019)

Times-News • Alamance Children’s Theatre presents Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man”: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. $8 for adults and $7 for students. www.alamancechildrenstheatre.com. • The Original Harlem Globetrotters: 7 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 2825 University Parkway, Winston Salem. [...]

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