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Best of both worlds: Brent Shelton balances school & dance

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  EDITOR’S NOTE: The Meet The Artist series features teens and twenty-somethings pursuing their passions for art. Brent Shelton, a native of Cary, currently resides in Indianapolis and is attending Butler University. He is double majoring in business and ballet and is also a graduate of Cary Ballet Conservatory’s Studio [...]

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Elon University presents ‘Trojan Barbie’

Times-News Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts will present “Trojan Barbie” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 22.2019), along with shows at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5-8 and 2 p.m. Feb. 9 in Roberts Studio Theatre, Scott Studios at Arts West. $15 or free with Elon University identification. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling [...]

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Things To Do (week of Jan. 21, 2019)

Times-News • Alamance Children’s Theatre’s ACT II presents “Little Women — The Broadway Musical”: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. Tickets are $9.50 for evening shows and $8 for Saturday’s matinee. Tickets can be purchased at,; by calling 800-514-3849 [...]

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Song-filled adaptation: ACT II’s ‘Little Women’ a captivating show

By Cecilia Newsome Special to the Times-News Alamance Children’s Theatre’s Act II’s “Little Women — The Broadway  Musical” is a song-filled adaptation of the classic tale of adventure, following one’s dream, young love and the importance of family. Written by Allan Knee with lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and music by Jason Howland, “Little Women” is [...]

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ACT II presents ‘Little Women’

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent  For the past two months, the high school cast of Alamance Children’s Theatre’s ACT II’s “Little Women — The Broadway Musical” has been working hard to put on a professional, high-   quality show. The story follows Jo March (Caroline Segars), an outspoken, independent young woman and her quest to get [...]

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Collegiate Start positive & enlightening

By Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent     The Collegiate Start program at Elon University and programs similar to it offer high-schoolers the opportunity to take college courses in addition to their regular coursework. Overall, my experience with this program has been both positive and enlightening. Taking two classes at Elon this semester has helped me [...]

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Things To Do (week of Jan. 14, 2019)

Times-News • The Devil Makes Three: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd., Saxapahaw. Doors open at 7 p.m. $27.50; tickets can be purchased at • Monster Jam Triple Threat Series: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro. Tickets are $15 and up and can be purchased at or [...]

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Beautiful destination: Cades Cove filled with natural beauty & wildlife

By Alley Morris Times-News correspondent     The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the top places to visit in Tennessee. Year-round, there are many sites to see. Wildlife abounds and you never know what you could see next. One of the many places to visit in this beautiful national park is Cades Cove. [...]

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Favorite holiday flicks: Teens & 20s writers share their lists

Times-News correspondents     On Christmas Eve, so why not gather the family together for a great holiday film? The Teens & 20s writers have compiled a list of their favorite Christmas movies for you to choose from. My favorite Christmas movie is “Elf” because it is incredibly funny and never gets old. I try to [...]

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Meet The Artist: Teen aims to inspire through acting

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent     December’s featured artist is Dakarai Omolara Kokayi Ince, an 18-year-old Brooklyn native who currently resides in Burlington. Ince is an actor who describes himself as “just getting started on my craft.” Ince has been featured in numerous local productions, most recently performing as The Cowardly Lion in The [...]

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