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Burlington Academy of Dance & Arts presents ‘Unto Us A Son’

By Kamryn Guye Times-News Burlington Academy of Dance & Arts presents the ballet production of “Unto Us A Son” to the Alamance County community every two years.    The ballet tells the original story of the birth of Jesus Christ through dance and music. Virginia Dupont, director of Burlington Academy of Dance & Arts (BADA), [...]

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Poll: How do you spread Christmas cheer?

Times-News    Teens & 20s asked teens and twenty-somethings — “How do you spread Christmas cheer during the holidays?”    “By being nice to others.” — Malorie Evans, eighth-grader, Southern Alamance Middle School    “I make fun little personalized gifts for my friends based on their interests. I think that it really shows I care [...]

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Things To Do (week of Dec. 9, 2019)

Times-News • Holiday Magic: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, downtown Burlington. Free, but some events may require a fee. www.btowneventsnc.com or visit B-Town Events on Facebook. • Snow Camp Christmas Parade: 1 p.m. Saturday in Snow Camp. A holiday market will also be held. Free, but some events require a fee. • Gibsonville Christmas [...]

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‘White Christmas’ a joyful holiday show

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” is the perfect collection of song and dance mixed with classic 1950s flair. This show, which is being performed at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) today through Sunday, will undoubtedly lift your spirits and put you in a Christmas mood.    A [...]

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‘A Christmas Carol’ an impressive performance

By Lily Pope Times-News correspondent Alamance Children’s Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol” puts a new spin on the story that many know and love.    Directed by Rachel Ealy, the show features elaborate costumes and impressive accents.    The play opens with a grandfather (Daniel Brasington) telling his grandson (Paul Stansberry) a story, which while different [...]

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New take on holiday tale: Alamance Children’s Theatre will present ‘A Christmas Carol’

By Lily Pope Times-News correspondent Starting Dec. 6, Christmas lovers and Charles Dickens fans alike can enjoy Alamance Children’s Theatre’s representation of “A Christmas Carol.”    “Many things make this show different from other ‘Christmas Carol’ adaptations. For starters, this version is told through the perspective of a grandfather telling his grandson a story,” said [...]

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Poll: What’s your favorite Christmas movie?

Times-News    Teens & 20s recently asked area teens and twenty-somethings — “What is your favorite Christmas movie?”    “Elf” — Rio Pham, sophomore at Burlington Christian Academy     “The Year Without A Santa Claus” — My mom and I have watched that movie every year for as long as I can remember. For [...]

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Things To Do (week of Dec. 2, 2019)

Times-News • Mebane Christmas Parade: 7 p.m. Friday downtown Mebane. www.cityofmebane.com. • 59th Graham Christmas Parade: 10 a.m. Saturday, downtown Graham. Line-up is at 9 a.m. 336-229-4255 or www.grahamareabusinessassociation.org. • National Lampoon’s “Christmas Vacation”: 7 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; and 7 p.m. Monday, Graham Cinema, 119 N. Main St., [...]

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Mentoring program looking for teen men

Times-News    Reach 1, Teach 1 Mentoring Program is looking for young men ages 12 to 18.    The program will start Jan. 27 and end June 1; it is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays. It is presented by McRae’s Barbershop.     Registration deadline is Jan. 22, 2020. For more details, contact [...]

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Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: Ciara Pinckney performs with Disney on Ice

By Kamryn Guye Times-News Disney is a household staple for millions of families across the globe.    Most young girls have dressed up as their favorite princesses, played with princess dolls and watched Disney movies for hours on end.    And for some, a trip to a Disney theme park was the vacation of a [...]

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