Author: Matt Artz

'The Wizard of Oz' cast: (back row, left to right): Jeri Edlund, Luke LePage, Travis Lawrence, Annabelle Lawrence, Stephanie Dudley, Dylan Custer, Deborah Edlund, Olivia Guns, Alan Layton, Susannah Edlund, Katie O’Neill, Jordan Daniels, Jayde Bruff, Halle Blaisdell, and Serena LePage. Middle (L to R): Pierce LePage, Malikye Naser, Marija Frasca, Grace Hook, Damon Horak, and Anna Parsons. Kneeling (L to R): James Rollason, Kayla Brown, Elijah Mitchell, Reese Homcy, Nadia Henley, Destiny Humphrey, Parris Reap, Dorian Rotchford, Sol LePage, Joyner Drake, and Alex Litt. (front) Quinn Ratti. Not pictured: Bret Grebiner, Paulina Goping and Hannah Westphal.

Dare Shadow Players Bringing ‘Wizard of Oz’ to Stage

The Dare County Shadow Players, under the direction of Donna L. Roark, will present The Wizard of Oz live on stage at First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills this weekend. This event is...

Judge Scott Eagle is pictured with his selection for Best in Show by Travis Fowler.

Frank Stick Memorial Art Show 2016 Winners Announced

Dare County Arts Council has announced this year’s winners of the 38th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show. Judge Scott Eagle of East Carolina University awarded Best in Show to Travis Fowler for his painting...

Teresa Palmer and Benjamin Walker hit the beach in 'The Choice', filmed in North Carolina.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Feb. 5, 2016: NC’s ‘Choice’

Filmed in North Carolina, The Choice arrives in theaters this weekend, while the Coen brothers call in Ceasar and Zombies attack a classic 19th Century novel, while The Finest Hours continues at The Pioneer. Here’s...

Manteo, NC resident Troy Haupt owns the only known recording of the Super Bowl I broadcast, which his father taped. (photo by Courtney Manion for The New York Times)

Outer Banks Resident Owns Only Known Tape of Super Bowl I

A resident of Manteo and a nurse anesthetist at the Outer Banks Hospital, Troy Haupt, 47, owns the only known recording of the very first Super Bowl championship football game, which took place in...

Valentine's Day on the Outer Banks (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2016 on the Outer Banks

Valentine’s Day 2016 is almost here, and we have your annual roundup of the sweetest events happening on the Outer Banks to help you celebrate this February 14th. Read on for all the Valentine’s...

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Where To Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday on the Outer Banks

The Big Game is this weekend, featuring the Carolina Panthers taking on the Denver Broncos in a battle for National Football League (NFL) championship on Super Bowl Sunday, the most watched televised spectacle of...

Dare County Arts Council hosting Color Theory Workshop.

Dare Arts Council Announces Color Theory Workshop

You are invited to join Dare County Arts Council for a fantastic 2-Day Color Theory Workshop with artist Adele Castillo on February 20 & 21, 2016. In this intensive workshop, students will begin by...

Norfolk, Virginia native Nate Parker (center) wrote, produced, directed, and stars in 'The Birth of a Nation'.

Virginia Filmmaker’s Directorial Debut Gets Record-Setting Deal at Sundance

A graduate of Great Bridge High School in nearby Chesapeake, Virginia has just landed the biggest deal in the illustrious history of the long-running Sundance Film Festival for The Birth of a Nation, already...

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Outer Banks Student Creates ‘Lego Batman’ Fan Film!

Fan films are all over the internet, a great way for up and coming filmmakers to gain an audience and to get the attention of a crowded industry, and Outer Banks First Flight High...

The whole gang is back in 'Kung Fu Panda 3'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 29, 2016: ‘Kung Fu’ Fun

The Finest Hours arrives in theaters this weekend, while Kung Fu Panda strikes out on a third adventure. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Jan. 29, 2016! The true story...

Deadpool Outer Banks Movie Premiere - Feb. 11, 2016

‘Deadpool’ Outer Banks Movie Premiere Event Announced

Our friends at Earth 383 Comics & Games and R/C KDH Movies 10 are hosting another movie premiere event leading up to the first ever screening on the Outer Banks of Deadpool, the latest film...

The Huffington Post has ranked Corolla, North Carolina as the 4th Best Beach in America. (photo: HuffingtonPost.com)

Corolla, Outer Banks Ranked 4th Best Beach In America

The Huffington Post has published a new article ranking the top 14 “Best Beaches in America”, and the Outer Banks is represented behind only Florida and Hawaii as Corolla, North Carolina is named as...

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Temptations Revue Headlining 2016 Shallowbag Beach Music Festival

The Temptations Revue will headline the 3rd Annual Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival in May, along with returning favorites The Tams and Steve Owens & Summertime. A tribute to the legendary Motown sounds of...

The Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Opens January 30th.

Dare Arts Council Presents 38th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present the 38th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show, presented by Southern Insurance Agency. Established in 1978 by Dare County Arts Council, this is the longest running...

Zac Efron gets cozy with Robert DeNiro in 'Dirty Grandpa'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 22, 2016: Grandpa Gets ‘Dirty’

Grandpa gets Dirty in theaters this week, while The 5th Wave attacks, The Boy lives, and Daddy comes Home to the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Jan. 22, 2016! Will...

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Kill Devil Hills Considers Attracting New Hotels To Oceanfront

After a decade and a half of watching almost every hotel on the Outer Banks oceanfront demolished to make way for exceedingly large rental cottages, the Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners has just...

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‘Wonder Woman’ First Look Revealed [Trending]

Wonder Woman is coming to the big screen for the first time in this year’s highly anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, in which Gal Gadot will introduce the Amazonian warrior godess, but...

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Outer Banks Bike Week 2016 Schedule of Events Announced

The 14th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week roars into town with numerous events happening throughout the area April 16-24. You can scroll down to view the full schedule of events for Bike Week 2016...

Margot Robbie is Harley Quinn in 'Suicide Squad'.

Super Villains Team Up In New ‘Suicide Squad’ Trailer [Trending]

A rogues gallery of the baddest bad guys from various DC comic books are teaming up in the upcoming “anti-superhero” epic Suicide Squad, and a brand new trailer for the film was released tonight...

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Pearl Jam Concert Announced In Hampton, VA

Pear Jam just announced the dates for their upcoming North American tour, including a stop in Hampton, Virginia in April. With hits that remain radio favorites, including “Alive”, “Daughter”, and “Even Flow”, Seattle’s Pearl...

The Brown oceanfront house at 1235 Va. Dare Trail, built in 1947, featured on the Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Tour.

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House Announced

The Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House event has been announced for April 22 from 2 to 5pm at Kill Devil Hills Town Hall, located at102 Town Hall Drive The self-guided tour of a sampling...

Abigail Breslin will star in a remake of ‘Dirty Dancing’, to be filmed in North Carolina.

Abigail Breslin, Debra Messing Join ‘Dirty Dancing’ TV Remake [NC Film]

Debra Messing is the latest cast member to join Abigail Breslin (Scream Queens, Little Miss Sunshine) in the upcoming TV musical remake of Dirty Dancing, expected to shoot in Asheville, North Carolina where the original...

Kevin Hart and Ice Cube star in 'Ride Along 2'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 15, 2016: ‘Ride Along’ Again

Kevin Hart takes his second police Ride Along in theaters this week, while Michael Bay goes to war, Norm chills in The North, and the true story of Moby Dick comes to the historic Pioneer....

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Jimmy Buffett Concert Announced In Virginia Beach

Beach music icon Jimmy Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band will return to Virginia Beach to officially kickoff the 2016 concert season at the newly named Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater (formerly Farm Bureau Live)...

Sheree J. Wilson and Clarence Gilyard star in 'Driving Miss Daisy', Jan. 16 at First Flight High School.

‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ Co-Stars Bring ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ To Outer Banks

Driving Miss Daisy is coming to the Outer Banks in February, live on stage and featuring two stars of the popular action drama Walker, Texas Ranger, in the roles made famous by Jessica Tandy...

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2016 Kelly’s Nags Head St. Patrick’s Parade Officially Announced

The 27th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is set for Sunday, March 13 at 1 pm on the Beach Road (NC 12) in Nags Head. The Outer Banks is famous for its beaches,...

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Nags Head Jazz Concert To Benefit Dare Community Care Clinic

“Dr. Jazz” John Sanchez is bringing his Chez Says Band back to Kelly’s in Nags Head this month for a charity concert to benefit the Community Care Clinic of Dare. An Evening of Jazz...

Michelle Dockery stars in ‘Good Behavior’, filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Michelle Dockery Gets Bad In ‘Good Behavior’ First Look [NC Film]

TNT has revealed a first look preview of the new drama Good Behavior, recently picked up for a full series order to be filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, after the pilot episode was previously shot...

The Tides cast is getting ready for opening night February 5th. Seen here are, left to right, Buck Hughes, Julie Sawyer, Bert Plante, Mike Nugent, Lou Heath, Beth Egbert, Julie Gartman, Glenn Sawyer, Jay Brumbeloe, Stuart Parks and Tom Filkins. The Tides is written and directed by local theater veteran Julia Scheer and will be presented at The Baum Center in KDH on February 5th, 6th, 12th & 13th. Tickets are available at the Baum Center and cost $10 for adults and $7 for students/seniors 55+.

Local Comedy Play To Premiere At Baum Center, Kill Devil Hills

What happens when the owners of a bar each decide independently to surprise the other by selling the place? The Tides, an original play by local theater staple Julia Scheer, will enjoy its world...

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History Channel Series ‘Six’ To Film In North Carolina

Wilmington, North Carolina has been selected as the filming location for the upcoming History Channel series Six, a new scripted drama that is inspired by real missions from the military special operations unit. The History...