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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 tickets.carolinatheatre.com, 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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November’s Student of the Month has a desire to do what’s right

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent     November’s Student of the Month, Cailyn Fogleman, lives by the motto — “if you are honest and a hard worker, you will be successful in anything you put your mind to.” Fogleman, a junior at Burlington Christian Academy (BCA), excels in scholarship, sports and selflessness. She is the [...]

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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 Eventbrite.com. 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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Dancers to perform at Disney’s Thanksgiving Parade

By Elizabeth Davis Special to the Times-News     Nine area dancers will participate in Disney World’s Thanksgiving Parade. These include Victoria Black and Patterson Poteat of The Burlington School; Kennedy Melton, Grayson Holt and Ashlyn Troxler, all of Western Middle School; Reece Wilburn, Aaliya Carson, Izzy Brinskelle and Hallie Smith, all of Turrentine Middle School. [...]

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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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