Author: Matt Artz

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‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Trailer Gets Medieval

The first official teaser trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight premiered earlier tonight (Dec. 5) during Monday Night Football and it has now been released online, bringing with it all of the eye-popping action and...

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Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Teaser Trailer is Here!

Disney and Marvel have just dropped the official teaser trailer for next year’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and we have it for you to check out here! The sequel is once again...

Santa comes to Kill Devil Hills on December 10, 2016.

Santa Claus Is Coming To Kill Devil Hills

Santa’s coming to Kill Devil Hills Town Hall for his annual visit that will take place on Saturday, December 10 from 4 to 6pm. Santa will be visiting from 4:30 to 5:30pm. While admission...

The students, faculty, and staff of the 2016 UNC Outer Banks Field Site.

UNC Outer Banks Field Site Students To Present Research Project

The eleven UNC-Chapel Hill students who have been studying and conducting research at the Outer Banks Field Site (OBXFS) since August and will present their findings at a public Capstone presentation at 2pm on...

The 2016 Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Best in Show Winner, Travis Fowler's "Felt Like Right" acrylic and graphite on panel.

39th Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Call for Entries Announced

Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) has announced a Call for Entries for the 2017 Frank Stick Memorial Art Show, which will be held at the DCAC Gallery for the first time since its inception...

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Have Breakfast With Santa at Pamlico Jack’s

Kids of all ages are invited to have breakfast with Santa Claus this Sunday, December 4 at Pamlico Jack’s Restaurant in Nags Head. The event includes a delicious breakfast buffet, followed by some one-on-one...

Dr. Michael Piehler obtaining samples from a North Carolina oyster reef.

UNC CSI to Host Oyster Reef Research Lecture

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

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Weekend Movie Update – Dec. 1, 2016: Christmas with Rifftrax

To make way for the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, there are actually no new releases opening locally in theaters this week, though the Rifftrax gang is presenting a holiday special double feature...

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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Christmas Winter Climb Announced

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse will be open to the public for a free climb on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. This event is part of the OBXmas Weekends celebrated with...

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2016 Festival of Trees Fundraiser Kicks Off Outer Banks Christmas Season

The 28th Annual Festival of Trees benefit to raise funds for Hotline, the local crisis center, returns to the Outer Banks Brewing Station to officially kick off the Christmas season this weekend in Kill...

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The Force is Strong in New ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Trailers

With less than a month to go until Darth Vader returns to theaters in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Disney and Lucasfilm have released two new epic trailers this weekend, featuring new scenes from the...

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Exclusive OBX Seashell Christmas Ornaments and Jewelry Now Available!

We are excited to announce the official launch of the OBX Entertainment Store, where you can shop online for our latest in custom hand-made Outer Banks-themed seashell crafts and art from Kill Devil Hills,...

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Weekend Movie Update – Nov. 24, 2016: ‘Bad Santa’ Is Back

Bad Santa is back for more badness in theaters this week, while The Rock gets animated, Brad Pitt is Allied, Rules Don’t Apply for Warren Beatty, and Tolls pop up at the Pioneer. Here’s your...

The Travel Channel series 'Expedition Unknown' investigates The Lost Colony.

Lost Colony Featured On Travel Channel’s ‘Expedition Unknown’

America’s original urban legend and first unsolved mystery, The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island will be featured on a new episode of the series Expedition Unknown, airing on the Travel Channel this week. With...

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‘Game of Thrones’ Queen Emilia Clarke Joins ‘Star Wars’ Han Solo Movie

The Mother of Dragons is about to hook up with Han Solo, as Disney and Lucasfilm surprised fans with an announcement today (Nov. 18) that Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke has joined the...

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Celebrate Thanksgiving 2016 on the Outer Banks

If you’re not cooking your own turkey this year, here’s a taste of what you can feast on at some of our favorite Outer Banks restaurants on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2016, and...

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Weekend Movie Update – Nov. 18, 2016: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Unleashed

Fantastic Beasts arrive in theaters this week, while a new drama is on the Edge of Seventeen, and an Inferno heats up the Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

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History Channel’s SEAL Team ‘Six’ Miniseries Preview Released [NC Film]

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the History Channel has announced the new (rescheduled) premiere date of the upcoming miniseries Six and released a new video preview for the event. Six was originally scheduled to premiere this...

Last Fair Deal Grateful Dead tribute band at Kelly's in Nags Head on Nov. 25-26, 2017.

Last Fair Deal Grateful Dead Tribute Playing Thanksgiving Weekend [Concert Preview]

Virginia Beach’s Last Fair Deal will bring the experience of seeing the legendary Grateful Dead live in concert to the stage at Kelly’s in Nags Head for two nights this Thanksgiving Weekend.  Last Fair...

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‘Good Behavior’ Premieres on TNT [NC Film]

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the new drama Good Behavior, premieres tonight (Nov. 15) on TNT with a two-hour broadcast event featuring the first two episodes. Good Behavior stars Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), based on...

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Outer Banks Shag Club Harvest Dance To Benefit Locals In Need

The Outer Banks Shag Club has announced details of its 24th Annual Harvest Benefit Dance this weekend in Nags Head.  Carol Koon and 8-year-old Milo Rosales, Outer Banks residents who were involved in a...

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Kelly’s To Host Dance Marathon Benefit For GEM Adult Day Services

Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head is hosting a fundraiser this weekend to benefit GEM Adult Day Services. “Carpe DM” will be a dance marathon, featuring live bands, dance demonstrations, DJs,...

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‘Beauty And The Beast’ Full Trailer Brings Disney Classic To Life

A classic tale and an animated favorite for generations, Disney has unveiled the full trailer for next year’s live action retelling of Beauty And The Beast, starring Emma Watson. Directed by Bill Condon (The...

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Operation Santa Paws Returns To Kill Devil Hills

The Town of Kill Devil Hills presents Operation Santa Paws, the annual Christmas donations program for pets, which begins this Monday, Nov. 14 and continues through Dec. 16.  Anyone who wishes to donate is...

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Toys For Tots Outer Banks Locations Announced

As Christmas and the holidays approach, this year Kill Devil Hills will have three Toys for Tots boxes throughout the town where new, unwrapped toy donations can be dropped off. The 2016 Toys for...

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UNC Coastal Studies Institute To Host Open House

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting an Open House from 1 to 4pm on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at their campus location in Wanchese, North Carolina.  The public is welcomed and encouraged...

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Marathon Weekend Runs Through The Outer Banks Nov. 12-13

It’s Outer Banks Marathon Weekend once again, with events running throughout the area on both Saturday and Sunday, including the annual OBX Marathon from Kitty Hawk to Manteo on Sunday morning, Nov. 13. Read...

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Weekend Movie Update – Nov. 11, 2016: ‘Arrival’ of ‘Christmas’

It’s Almost Christmas in theaters this week, while an unexpected Arrival lands on Earth. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of November 11, 2016! The holiday comedy Almost Christmas (rated PG13) leads this...

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Outer Banks Family Portraits Holiday Special Offer Announced!

It’s that time of year again, and fall is the perfect season to schedule a relaxed and stress-free Outer Banks family beach portrait session, just in time for timeless gifts and Christmas cards!  ...

The Elizabeth II under full sail.

Elizabeth II To Voyage From Manteo To Bath

Elizabeth II, whose homeport is Roanoke Island Festival Park (RIFP), will be docked on the state dock at Bath Historic Site on November 16 and 17 as part of a voyage that is sponsored by...