Author: Matt Artz

'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...

The Reef

The Reef To Play At Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

The Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills will host Virginia’s The Reef live in concert this weekend. The Reef is a high energy, “vocalistic”, reggae/rock jam band that began in Ocean View, VA...

Wright Brothers National Memorial

NPS Outer Banks Parks Generate $225.4 Million In Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 2,743,338 non-local visitors to the Outer Banks Group of national park sites in 2015 spent $179.8 million in communities near the parks. That spending supported...

Charlize Theron and Emily Blunt star in The Huntsman: Winters War.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 22, 2016: ‘Huntsman’ Wages ‘War’

The Huntsman returns to theaters this week, while Batman faces Superman at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 22, 2016! The epic superhero spectacle Batman v Superman: Dawn of...

Kill Devil Hills beach. (photo courtesy of Kill Devil Hills)

Dare County Accepts Beach Nourishment Bid For KDH, Kitty Hawk, Duck

On behalf of the towns of Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, and Duck, the Dare County Board of Commissioners on March 17, 2016, accepted the base bid for the beach nourishment project, totaling $38,520,850.00, from Great...

Earth Fair OBX

Earth Fair OBX Returns To Jockey’s Ridge, Nags Head

You are invited to come and celebrate Earth Day on the Outer Banks at Jockey’s Ridge State Park and participate in a variety of engaging activities at Earth Fair OBX V. For the 5th...

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks new designation the Owen Cottage at 2019 South Virginia Dare Trail.

Kill Devil Hills Hosting Historic Landmarks Open House

The annual Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House self-guided tour of a sampling of the historic homes will begin with a reception at 1pm this Friday, April 22, at the Kill Devil Hills Town Hall. Two...

Earth Day 2016 - OBX Cares benefit

Celebrate Earth Day At Outer Banks Brewing Station OBX Cares Benefit

The Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills is celebrating Earth Day this week, with a special charity event for the whole family happening in the backyard this Friday afternoon. In addition to live...

Seven Ten Oil

Seven Ten Oil Returns To Rock Kelly’s [Concert Preview]

Virginia Beach, Virginia headbangers Seven Ten Oil will return to the Outer Banks to turn up the volume live in concert at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head this week.  The...

Welcome to 'The Jungle Book' in theaters.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 15, 2016: Welcome To ‘The Jungle Book’

The Jungle Book comes alive in theaters this week, while a Criminal loses his mind, the Barbershop crew cuts up, and 10 Cloverfield Lane arrives at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

Rhonda Vincent in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC on July 1, 2016

Roanoke Island Festival Park To Host Rhonda Vincent In Concert

The “Queen of Bluegrass” has been among the headliners at the annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival many times, but this summer she will headline her own concert event in Manteo, as Roanoke Island Festival...

The "Burning Girl"' dashes across 'The Lost Colony' stage after being set ablaze by one of Wanchese's warriors in the new production at Waterside Theatre. (photo: Jessica Hudson/The Lost Colony)

Burning Girl Returning To ‘The Lost Colony’ 79th Season

The “Burning Girl” made a fiery return to the stage in last year’s production of the The Lost Colony, and now we have confirmation that she will once again be featured among the highlights...

UNC CSI (Coastal Studies Institute)

UNC CSI To Host Lecture On Sea Level Rise

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on sea level rise as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights research on coastal topics...

Tom Holland is Spider-Man in 'Captain America: Civil War'.

‘Spider-Man’ To Celebrate ‘Homecoming’ In 2017 [Trending]

Ever since it was announced that Spider-Man would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe alongside Captain America, Thor, The Hulk, Iron Man and the rest of the Avengers, fans have been eagerly awaiting the...

Doctor Strange teaser poster

Marvel Debuts First ‘Doctor Strange’ Teaser Trailer [Trending]

The first official teaser trailer for Marvel‘s upcoming Doctor Strange was unveiled during Tuesday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, which we have for you to check out! Doctor Strange stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the Sorcerer Supreme...

Rock the Cape 2013 at Koru Village's oceanfront Beach Klub. (photo by Daniel Pullen Photography) 

Rock The Cape Festival Returns To Hatteras Island In June

Dare County Arts Council will host their fourth annual Rock The Cape Festival June 8-10 on Hatteras Island. Rock The Cape is a three-day celebration of the creative community of Hatteras Island with live...

Gimme Hendrix

Brewing Station To Experience Gimme Hendrix Tribute [Concert Preview]

Rock fans can get the full Jimi Hendrix experience in concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills with the tribute band Gimme Hendrix live on stage this weekend. From Athens, Georgia, Gimme...

BJ and the Galaxy Groove

Galaxy Groove Bringing Funk To Kelly’s [Concert Preview]

B.J. Griffin and the Galaxy Groove will bring the funk to the Outer Banks when they take the stage live in concert at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head this weekend. ...

Marie's Maids owner Marie York with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment series 'OBXE TV' on Feb. 19, 2016. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 56 – Entrepreneur Marie York [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 56, featuring an interview with special guest Marie York, owner of Marie’s Maids.  Marie will discuss how she started her...

Wright Brothers National Memorial (photo: Nataional Park Service)

Visitors Can Go Inside Wright Brothers Monument This Summer

High atop big Kill Devil Hill, the towering centerpiece of Wright Brothers National Memorial is the wing-shaped Wright Monument itself, a portion of the inside of which will be open to the public for...

Science and art go head to head as Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso (David Rolf and Daniel Ziegler, foreground) meet in a French bar filled with memorable characters (L-R: Abigael McGaha, Kat Morgan, Stuart Parks II, Penelope Carroll, Rob Jenkins, Jessica Sands, Don Bridge, Shaun Olson, and Beth Egbert) in Theatre of Dare’s production of Steve Martin’s 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile'.

Theatre Of Dare Presents Steve Martin Comedy In April

Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso walk into a bar, and the rest is history. That’s the concept behind Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a comedy by beloved comedian, actor, and musician Steve Martin that...

Outer Banks Bike Week 2016 schedule of events

Outer Banks Bike Week 2016 Updated 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...

The Boss movie poster

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – April 8, 2016: ‘Hardcore’ ‘Boss’

The Boss goes up against a Hardcore opponent in theaters this week, while a Young Messiah arrives at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 8, 2016! The spiritual drama Young...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story first look

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Teaser Trailer Revealed!

The first teaser trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was revealed this morning on ABC’s Good Morning America, giving us our first taste of this “spin off” from the Star Wars saga...

EVP Outer Banks Pro-Am Volleyball Winners Jen & Anna-0005

EVP Beach Volleyball Tour Returns For 2016 Outer Banks Pro-Am

The EVP (Extreme Volleyball Professionals) beach volleyball tour will return to Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head this May for the 2016 Outer Banks Pro-Am, part of the national tour. The EVP Tour, a professional...

Michaela Anne in concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station

Outer Banks Brewing Station Hosting Michaela Anne In Concert

National country recording artist Michaela Anne will be hitting the stage for the first time ever on the Outer Banks this month, live in concert in Kill Devil Hills. The event will be held...

Jolly Roger Karaoke

Jolly Roger Hosts ‘Jollyokie’ National Karaoke Contest On Wednesdays

Jolly Roger Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills is once again hosting their 3rd annual “Jollyokie” Talent Quest karaoke contest each week through April, with the local winners advancing to the regional round in Myrtle Beach...