Author: Matt Artz

'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...

'A Pirate Party' comes to Roanoke Island Festival Park, Aug. 5-7, 2015.

Hollywood Legends Join ‘Pirate Party’ Kids Show In Manteo

What do you get when you mix a group of pirates, a carefree surfer, a mermaid and a talking Octopus?  Why Rainbow Puppet Productions “A Pirate Party,” of course!  The show is a happy...

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Outer Banks Movies On The Sound To ‘Wreck It’ With ‘Ralph’

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...

The National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps was made up of local students (from left to right, back row) Kameron Wocel, Rhett Kowlolk, William Dong, Flectcher Casey, (middle row) Robbie Campbell, Marcos Cruz, (front row) Briana Gallaga, and Jaci Eckert. (photo by National Park Service)

Outer Banks Locals Join NPS Youth Conservation Corps

This summer, the National Park Service (NPS) Outer Banks Group hired local youths for the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program to assist with many park projects.   These energetic young students recently performed valuable...

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34th New World Arts Festival Announced In Manteo

Celebrating its 34th year, The New World Festival of the Arts will be held on Wednesday, August 12th and Thursday, August 13th on the waterfront in downtown Manteo.    The two-day festival is open...

Austin Shackelford debuts on the 'Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks' episode "Fins of the Father".

Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Episode “Fins of the Father”!

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 our first...

Cape Hatteras is the Best Beach in the United States, according to Business Insider.

Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks Ranked Best Beach In America

In a new countdown of the Best Beaches in the U.S., the travel section at Business Insider has rankedthe Outer Banks’ own Cape Hatteras in the top spot. According to the site: “For this list,...

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‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Captains Interviewed [Video]

The second season of the NatGeo series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks premiered Sunday on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo), and a premiere party was held the night before in Wanchese, where we caught up...

Gamers unite against an invasion of 'Pixels'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – July 24, 2015: ‘Pixels’ Feeding Pac-Man

Aliens attack in the form of classic arcade video games in theaters this week, while a Southpaw hits the ring, Paper Towns showcase North Carolina, and Minions take over the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer...

Dare County Arts Council featured artists for August 2015.

Dare County Arts Council Announces August Featured Artists

Dare County Arts Council will host the work of two talented artists for the month of August with Kathryn Osgood and Beverly Perdue. On exhibition will be new works in Jewelry Design by Osgood...

'Paper Towns', filmed in and around Concord and Charlotte, North Carolina

North Carolina Romance ‘Paper Towns’ Opens In Theaters [NC Film]

Filmed throughout Mecklenburg, Union, Cabarrus, Gaston, and New Hanover counties, North Carolina, the romantic drama Paper Towns, based on the best selling novel by John Green (The Fault in Our Stars), opens in theaters...

'Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks' captain Tami Gray of the Reel Action.

Ladies Arrive In New ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Episode Preview!

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

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Matisyahu Outer Banks Concert Highlights [Photo Gallery]

National recording artist Matisyahu took the stage in Nags Head last night for a sold out show at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern. OBX Entertainment staff photographer Jamie Walke was at this summer’s...

'The Ugly Duckling' is coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo.

‘Ugly Duckling’ Kids Show Playing Roanoke Island Festival Park

Bright Star Touring Theatre brings us this endearing story of the ugliest duckling in the nest July 29, 30 and 31 at 10:30 a.m. in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Bright...

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Outer Banks Movies On The Sound Showing ‘Princess Bride’

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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Outer Banks Seafood Festival Seeking Bands

Outer Banks Seafood Festival organizers are now receiving applications from area bands interested in playing at the October 17th Festival. In just a few short years, the Festival has grown into a “must-attend” event...

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Journey Tribute Band Resurrection To Play Outer Banks [Concert Preview]

Nationally recognized Journey tribute band, Resurrection—A Journey Tribute, is making its first Outer Banks performance at The Lost Colony’s Waterside Theatre on Sunday, August 2nd. The Nashville, TN-based band is the final concert of...

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‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 51 – ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Premiere Party [Video]

Season 2 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 51, featuring an on location report from the Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks premiere party, which took place this past Saturday...

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‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Captains Q&A Panel [Video]

The second season of the NatGeo series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks premiered tonight on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo), but we got to watch the first episode early at last night’s local premiere party...

Three-month-old Ozzie Artz of Kill Devil Hills starred as "Baby Virginia Dare" in the christening scene in 'The Lost Colony' on August 18, 2007. (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

‘The Lost Colony’ Virginia Dare Baby Auditions Announced

Virginia Dare’s birthday is quickly approaching and to celebrate the 428th birthday of the first English child born in the new world, The Lost Colony continues its long celebrated tradition of using real babies...

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‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 2 Premieres Sunday!

The upcoming second season of Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (formerly Wicked Tuna: North vs. South) will premiere on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) this Sunday, and we now have a collection of recently released...

'Ant-Man' arrives in theaters.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – July 17, 2015: Rise of ‘Ant-Man’

Marvel’s Ant-Man suits up to face a Trainwreck in theaters this week, and the Terminator is back at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 17, 2015! The...

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‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Adds OBX Boat Reels of Fortune

The upcoming second season of Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (formerly Wicked Tuna: North vs. South) will feature some returning favorites as well as some new additions to the cast, including the Reels of Fortune,...

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‘Surf’s Up’ 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...