Author: Matt Artz

Halloween International Film Festival - Oct. 27-29, 2016 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Halloween International Film Festival Coming To Kill Devil Hills!

HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, North Carolina just got a whole lot bigger with the addition this year of the inaugural Halloween International Film Festival, presented by Halloween Daily News and OBX Entertainment over three days in October, featuring...

Outer Banks Brewing Station 15 Year Brew Bash - May 24, 2016 (photo by Sue Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0037

Outer Banks Brewing Station 15 Year Brew Bash Highlights [Photo Gallery]

Our friends at the Outer Banks Brewing Station celebrated the local landmark’s 15th anniversary this week with a free Brew Bash in the backyard, including live music, complimentary barbecue, a dunking booth, fire spinning,...

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Weekend Movie Update – May 27, 2016: ‘X-Men’ vs ‘Alice’

The X-Men mutant heroes face the Apocalypse theaters this week, while Alice journeys Through the Looking Glass, and Captain America continues to wage Civil War at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

OBX Mystery Dinner presents 'A Deadly Reunion'

OBX Mystery Dinner Goes All Local For ‘A Deadly Reunion’

As it opens its third season entertaining seasonal crowds in Kill Devil Hills this weekend, the OBX Mystery Dinner can boast a whole host of local roots. This year’s production – entitled A Deadly...

OBX Pridefest - Sept. 9-11, 2016 in Nags Head

OBX Pridefest Welcomes LGBTQ Community to Outer Banks for Sixth Year

Despite the international notoriety HB2 has brought to the state, the Outer Banks of North Carolina and OBX Pride, Inc. welcome the LGBTQ community at OBX Pridefest September 9-11, 2016, in Nags Head. The...

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Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival Returns Memorial Day 2016

The Temptations Revue will headline the 3rd Annual Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival this month, along with returning favorites The Tams, Jim Quick & Coastline, and Steve Owens & Summertime. A tribute to the legendary...

Selena Gomez leads a 'Sorority Rising' in 'Neighbors 2'.

Weekend Movie Update – May 20, 2016: ‘Sorority’ Rises

Angry Birds attack theaters this week, while a rowdy Sorority is your new Neighbors, and The Nice Guys try not to finish last, while Captain America declares Civil War at the historic Pioneer. Here’s...

Red Wolf

Dare Arts Council Announces ‘Red Wolf Revival’ Film Screening

The Dare County Arts Council Gallery in Manteo will host Susannah Smith, Execitve Producer of the award-winning documentary Red Wolf Rivival for a screening of the film on Thursday, June 23 at 7pm. This is...

15 year Brew Bash at Outer Banks Brewing Station

Outer Banks Brewing Station Celebrating 15 Years with Brew Bash

It’s time to wish a happy birthday to the Outer Banks Brewing Station, celebrating 15 years of friends, family, food, and brews with a Brew Bash party this Tuesday in Kill Devil Hills. The...

Stephen James and Sanaa Lathan star in 'Shots Fired', filmed in North Carolina.

‘Shots Fired’ First Official Trailer Revealed [NC Film]

After announcing this morning that it will premiere in early 2017, Fox has just released the first official trailer for the new series Shots Fired, a drama featuring a fictional North Carolina town in turmoil...

Surfalorus 2015 film viewing at Dare County Arts Council. (Photo courtesy of DCAC)

Surfalorus Seeks Films For Annual Festival

The Dare County Arts Council announces the official call for entries for the 5th annual Surfalorus Film Festival being held September 15-17 on the Outer Banks. Surfalorus is a premier collaboration between the Dare...

Julia Roberts stars in 'Money Monster'.

Weekend Movie Update – May 13, 2016: ‘Money Monster’ In ‘The Darkness’

There is a Money Monster lurking in The Darkness in theaters this week, while the historic Pioneer welcomes you to The Jungle Book. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of May...

'The Lost Colony' is performed live at Waterside Theatre on Ronaoke Island, North Carolina every summer since 1937. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

‘The Lost Colony’ 79th Season Performance Dates Announced

The Lost Colony will open its 79th season on May 27 and run through August 20 at Manteo’s Waterside Theatre, on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the story of America’s first unsolved mystery. The elaborate...

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UNC CSI To Host ‘Mathews Men’ Author Book Signing

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI), in conjunction with Duck’s Cottage Books, is hosting a lecture and book signing as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly,...

KidsFest 2016 at Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC

KidsFest 2016 Returns To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Outer Banks KidsFest returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this Friday, a popular annual event with tons of fun for local children age 5 and under. This free outreach festival is for...

Anglers have been jigging for these nice-sized bluefish from Jennette’s Pier all week long. (photo courtesy Jennette’s Pier)

Jennette’s Pier Celebrates Anniversary With Family Fishing Tournament

Plenty of hard-fighting bluefish and sea mullet are keeping anglers busy at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, and this spring bite is just in time for the Pier’s annual Family Fishing Tournament set for...

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‘Captain America: Civil War’ Outer Banks Premiere Highlights [Photo Gallery]

Our friends at Earth 383 Comics and Games hosted another Outer Banks movie premiere party and local art show at RC Theatres this week, for Marvel’s latest superhero epic Captain America: Civil War. The...

OBXjetpak owner and pilot Butch Stone (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

OBXjetpak Flying To Carowinds Carolina Harbor Waterpark Opening In Charlotte

The Outer Banks’ first local jet pack pilot Butch Stone is taking his OBXjetpak and flyboard to Charlotte, North Carolina this month as a special guest performer at the grand opening celebration of the new Carolina...

Glenn and Pat Eure of Ghost Fleet Gallery and watercolorist Peggy Saporito at the Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show. (Photo by Dare County Arts Council Board Member Julie Walter.)

Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show Award Recipients Announced

Hundreds of artists and art enthusiasts gathered at the Dare County Arts Council Gallery in downtown Manteo on Sunday, May 1 for the opening of the 19th Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show. The annual...

Couture by the Shore 2016

Strike A Pose At Couture By The Shore Outer Banks Fashion Show

The annual Couture by the Shore fashion show fundraiser for the Outer Banks Relief Foundation returns this weekend, hosted by Kelly’s Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head.  Couture by the Shore is where fashion...

Captain America Civil War movie poster

Weekend Movie Update – May 6, 2016: ‘Captain America’ Declares ‘Civil War’

The latest superhero epic from Disney and Marvel is going to tear the Avengers apart in the ultimate Civil War in theaters this week, while the historic Pioneer welcomes you to The Jungle Book....

'Ghostbusters' star Ernie Hudson is coming to Tidewater Comicon, May 21-22, 2016 in Virginia Beach, VA.

Tidewater Comicon Returns To Virginia Beach With Super Lineup

The annual Tidewater Comicon returns to Virginia Beach, VA this month with an epic lineup of celebrity guests and comic book royalty descending onto the Virginia Beach Convention Center for what has quickly become...

Dare County Arts Council's 2015 Ruby Renaissance Gala. (photo by Mary Basnight)

Dare County Arts Council Announces Emerald Elegance Gala

The Dare County Arts Council officially announced this week that their Emerald Elegance Gala will take place on Saturday, October 22 at Pirate’s Cove Pavilion in Manteo from 7pm to 12am. The Emerald Elegance Gala...

Nags Head Woods 5K

Run To 33rd Annual Nags Head Woods 5k Charity Benefit

The 33rd Annual Nags Head Woods 5k and Village Realty Fun Run return this weekend, as is tradition for the Outer Banks’ oldest yearly running event to be held during Mother’s Day weekend. This...

Pasadena

Pasadena Bringing Rock Reggae To Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

The Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills will host Pasadena live in concert this weekend. Pasadena will bring their unique blend of “folky rock reggae with an Irish twist” to the Outer Banks...

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Ladies Night In Kitty Hawk Highlights [Photo Gallery]

Home Depot in Kitty Hawk and the local women of the Outer Banks Entrepreneurs host Ladies Night each month, featuring tons of educational presentations, as well as some great food and prizes. OBX Entertainment‘s...

'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'

[Movie Review] Justice Is Served In ‘Batman v Superman’

Born in 1975 and raised with Super Friends sheets on my childhood bed, Justice League of America cartoons on Saturday mornings, Christopher Reeve in blue spandex in theaters, and Linda Carter in red boots...

Julia Roberts stars in 'Mother's Day'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 29, 2016: ‘Mother’s Day’ Comes Early

It’s Mother’s Day in theaters, with an action comedy for adults and a kid-friendly video game adaptation also opening this week, while the war between Batman and Superman continues at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer...

Wolverine returns in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'.

Final ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Trailer Teases Wolverine’s Return [Trending]

The final official trailer for the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse arrived online this week, teasing for the first time that fan favorite Wolverine, played by Hugh Jackman in all previous X-Men movies, will return for this...

(Photo: Kristian Schuller/Metropolitan Opera)

[Contest] Win Tickets To NY Met Opera’s ‘Elektra’!

R/C Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills will present the final opera of the season, the New York Metropolitan Opera’s production of Elektra, this Saturday, April 30, at 12:55pm, and OBX Entertainment has two pairs of...