Author: Matt Artz

Outer Banks Pro - August 26-30, 2015 at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head

Outer Banks Pro 2015 Surfing Contest Returns To Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head

The 2015 WRV Outer Banks Pro Surfing Championship kicks off today on the beach on the south side of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, with the first heats of the competition already in the...

A family finds 'No Escape' in theaters.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 28, 2015: ‘No Escape’ From ‘Friends’

Owen Wilson finds No Escape in theaters this week, while Zac Efron DJ’s the party, and a new Mission Impossible continues at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

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‘Chance of Meatballs’ At Outer Banks Movies On The Sound

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum is once again presenting free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program, continuing...

'Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks' Captain Britton Shackelford of the Doghouse. (photo by PFTV)

Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 2 Episode 7!

The second season of the NatGeo series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks airs on Sundays on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo), and we now have two new video previews of this week’s episode, entitled “Nine-Foot Monster”,...

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National Park Service Founders Day Celebrating 99th Anniversary

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 is National Park Service Founders Day – the 99th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service.  Superintendent David Hallac invites the public to experience their national park sites...

The Cavalier Motel is offering a discount for guests attending the 2nd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes, Oct. 25, 2015 at Kelly's in Nags Head, presented by OBX Entertainment.

Cavalier Motel Offering Outer Banks Halloween Parade Discount!

OBX Entertainment is excited to present the 2nd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes, returning to Kelly’s in Nags Head on October 25 for another spirited afternoon of free family fun for all...

'Ghosts of The Lost Colony' will haunt the Outer Banks from Aug. 25 through Sept. 6.

‘Ghosts Of The Lost Colony’ Haunting Roanoke Island

The Halloween season is nearly upon us, and there will be lots of spirited events coming to the Outer Banks this year, in addition to our own Halloween Parade of Costumes on Oct. 25...

Bagul is back in 'Sinister 2'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 21, 2015: ‘Sinister’ Sequel

Sinister horror returns to theater this week, while N.W.A. comes Straight Outta Compton, the Hitman video game comes alive, the future Lex Luthor has an Ultra adventure, and a new Mission Impossible begins at...

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‘Planes’ Sequel Flying To Outer Banks Movies On The Sound

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum is once again presenting free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program, continuing...

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Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 2 Episode 6!

The second season of the NatGeo series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks airs on Sundays on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo), and we now have two new video previews of this week’s episode, entitled “Reels of...

Star Wars: Rogue One. Left to Right: Actors Riz Ahmed, Diego Luna, Felicity Jones, Jiang Wen and Donnie Yen. Photo Credit: Jonathan Olley ©Lucasfilm 2016

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Begins Filming, Cast Photo Released! [Trending]

Our first official look at the cast of Disney and Lucasfilm’s upcoming Star Wars: Rogue One, the first in the new “Anthology” series of spin-off films to be set in the existing Star Wars...

A group of youngsters found an Octopus at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head this week. Pictured in the front row, from left are Landon Spencer, Ella Spencer, Adlyn Wescott, Cage Spencer and Keaton Wescott; all of Roanoke Island. In the back from left are the two young men who carried a five gallon bucket of fresh sea water to the pier house for transportation, Sadler Smith of Greenville and James Gilreath of Manteo along with Ashton Wescott and Gavin Spencer also of Roanoke Island. (photo courtesy of Jennette's Pier)

Octopus Discovered At Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head

A group of youngsters (pictured below) found a baby octopus (Octopus vulgaris) attached to a horseshoe crab on the beach at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head on Wednesday afternoon. They immediately brought the animal up to...

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Celebrate National Aviation Day at Wright Brothers Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, site of the first flight, will be celebrating Orville Wright’s birthday, recognized throughout the country as National Aviation Day, on August 19 with a full day...

Henry Cavill is 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.'

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 14, 2015: Movie From ‘U.N.C.L.E.’

Superman becomes a super spy in theaters this week, while Meryl Streep rocks out, and the Fantastic Four continue their run at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend...

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‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Coming To Outer Banks Movies On The Sound

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum is once again presenting free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program, continuing...

'Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks' Reel Action mate Jessie Anderson. (Photo by Pilgrim Films and Television/Mitchell Long.)

Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 2 Episode 5!

The second season of the NatGeo series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks airs on Sundays on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo), and we now have two new video previews of this week’s episode, featuring an emotional...

Painting by Frank DuVal, titled "Osprey", after a photograph by Eve Turek.

Fall Art Expo Opening At Roanoke Island National Wildlife Refuge

Throughout the year, the  National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island hosts a series of Art Expos featuring various artforms focusing on Wildlife and Wildlands of Eastern North Carolina. The Fall Art Expo will open...

Baby Virginia Dare comes to life when 'The Lost Colony' features 11 local Outer Banks infants in performances in honor of Dare's birthday, Aug. 18-19, 2015. (photo by Dee Ostrander)

‘The Lost Colony’ Announces 2015 Virginia Dare Babies

Virginia Dare is one of the most influential historical figures to Roanoke Island and the Outer Banks, and in celebration of her 428th birthday, The Lost Colony continues its beloved tradition of casting local...

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‘Star Wars’ 501st Legion Carolina Garrison Lands In Kill Devil Hills [Photo Gallery]

The first ever Outer Banks “Young Adult Con”, a mini comic-con celebration, took place at the Dare County Public Library in Kill Devil Hills this week as part of the library reading group’s ongoing...

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OBX Entertainment Begins Collaboration With Outer Banks Sentinel

OBX Entertainment is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Outer Banks Sentinel newspaper, a cooperative alliance that will bring a stronger and wider array of content to our readers. The Sentinel is...

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Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 7, 2015: ‘Fantastic Four’ Reborn

Marvel’s original superhero team the Fantastic Four are back in theaters this week, while a mysterious Gift arrives and Shaun the Sheep hits the big screen. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the...

Disney introduces Marvel's 'Big Hero 6' in theaters this week.

Outer Banks Movies On The Sound Showing ‘Big Hero 6’

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum is once again presenting free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program, continuing...

Sue Artz with Outer Banks Sentinel owner Mark Jurkowitz on the set of the OBX Entertainment original series 'OBXE TV' on July 29, 2015.

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 52 – Outer Banks Sentinel Owner Mark Jurkowitz [Video]

Season 2 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 52, featuring an interview with special guest Mark Jurkowtiz, owner of The Outer Banks Sentinel newspaper.  Mark discuss his career...

'Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks' Reel Action mate Dita Young. (photo by Pilgrim Films & Television/Mitchell Long)

Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 2 Episode 4!

The second season of the NatGeo series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks airs on Sundays on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo), and we now have two new video previews of this week’s episode, featuring a crush...

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Delta Rae Outer Banks Concert Highlights [Photo Gallery]

Durham, North Carolina’s Delta Rae hit the stage live in concert in Nags Head this past Friday night at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern for an awesome performance. OBX Entertainment staff photographer Jamie Walke...

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Lukas Nelson Outer Banks Concert Highlights [Photo Gallery]

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real returned to Nags Head this past Thursday night for a high energy show, taking the stage once again at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern for an enthusiastic...

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[Movie Review] ‘Ant-Man’ Is Huge Fun

Ant-Man is easily Marvel’s funniest, and I dare I say most original, movie yet, and its titular hero may just be its most likable of all. While the majority of the comic book giant’s...

4th Annual Surfalorus Film Festival - October 1-3, 2015 on the Outer Banks, North Carolina

Surfalorus Film Festival Coming To Outer Banks, Seeking Entries [Exclusive]

For the first time, the annual Surfalorus Film Festival is coming to the Outer Banks this fall for a three-day cinematic celebration of all things aquatic, showcasing the year’s hottest surf films and ocean...

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Cool Fundraiser To Help Outer Banks Student Go To Youth Mission

Outer Banks homeschool student and 2015 high school graduate Micah Perry is raising money to go to Youth With A Mission, an organization that trains people to be missionaries and then sends them on...

Rebecca Ferguson takes aim in 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – July 31, 2015: ‘Vacation’ ‘Impossible’

The Griswolds go back to Wally World and Tom Cruise is back in action in theaters this week, while the Minions continue their stay at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the...