Author: Matt Artz

Doctor Strange - poster 02

Marvel Debuts Magical New ‘Doctor Strange’ Trailer At #SDCC

During the Marvel Studios panel today at the ongoing San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), a new trailer was released for the upcoming Doctor Strange, which has just made its way online.  In the newest and...

Kong Skull Island first look

King Kong Lives In First ‘Skull Island’ Trailer!

The first official trailer for next year’s Kong: Skull Island, which will set up the King Kong and Godzilla united movie universe of giant monsters, was revealed today at the ongoing San Diego Comic-Con...

Justice League first look

‘Justice League’ First Trailer Revealed!

Our first official look at the all-star cast of Justice League suited up and ready for action has just been revealed at San Diego Comic-Con in an official photo and a surprise trailer that...

Wonder Woman - banner

Watch ‘Wonder Woman’ First Official Trailer!

The first official trailer for Wonder Woman was unveiled during the Warner Bros. Pictures panel at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) today, along with a stunning teaser poster, giving us our first real look at...

'Star Trek Beyond' movie poster

Weekend Movie Update – July 22, 2016: ‘Star Trek’ Goes ‘Beyond’

The crew of the starship Enterprise will go Beyond where no one has gone before in theaters this week, while the Ice Age gang finds themselves on a Collision Course, the Lights go Out...

Deja

Deja To Bring Pink Floyd To Life At Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

You can experience the next best thing to the actual legendary rock group Pink Floyd “in the flesh” when the renowned tribute band Deja presents a full costume and theatrical performance as Pink Floyd...

Scholars Word in concert at Kelly's in Nags Head, July 27-28, 20216

Get Your Reggae On With Scholars Word At Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

You can get your reggae on with Scholars Word live in concert at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head this month. Scholars Word is a reggae/dub band based out of Florida. Never...

Bright Star Touring Company presents 'Aesop's Fables' children's show at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo in July 2016!

‘Aesop’s Fables’ Kids Show Comes To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Bright Star Touring Company will present Aesop’s Fables Children’s Show this month at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Aesop’s Fables is a 45-minute whirlwind adventure through the beloved centuries old tales. Bright Star’s professional...

Aliens attack in 'Independence Day: Resurgence'.

[Movie Review] ‘Resurgence’ Reignites ‘Independence Day’ Fireworks

The new Independence Day invasion of angry aliens reignites the fire in the sky, but there is little else to this mostly unnecessary Resurgence to make it shine with much more force than a...

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' teaser poster

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Behind-the-Scenes Video Released

A new behind-the-scenes video for the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was revealed at the ongoing Star Wars Celebration fan convention happening this weekend in Europe, and it is now available to view...

Senior Arts and Crafts Show 2016

Senior Arts And Crafts Show Returns To Kill Devil Hills

The 43rd Annual Senior Arts and Crafts Show returns to Kill Devil Hills in August. Sponsored by the Outer Banks Woman’s Club, the 2016 Senior Arts and Crafts Show will take place on Wednesday,...

Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, and Leslie Jones are the 'Ghostbusters'.

Weekend Movie Update – July 15, 2016: ‘Ghostbusters’ Reborn

A new team of Ghostbusters is ready to battle the evil spirits of New York City in theaters this week, while Pets continue their Secret Life at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie...

Velveteen Rabbit

‘Velveteen Rabbit’ Kids Show Hops Over To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Bright Star Touring Company will present The Velveteen Rabbit children’s show this month at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. This literary classic is routinely named one of the top books for children, and...

Luke Combs

Luke Combs Brings Country Flavor To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

Luke Combs will bring a taste of new country to Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head, live in concert this month. Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Combs grew up in Asheville,...

The Movement

Feel The Movement At Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Your chance to feel the modern reggae groove of The Movement is coming to Kill Devil Hills this month, live in concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station. Formed in 2004 by a trio of...

'Voices from the Outer Banks'

‘Voices From The Outer Banks’ Book Signings Announced

Voices from the Outer Banks is a new book in which locals tell the oral history of the area, compiled and edited by Stephen Kirk, who is scheduled to be at a number of...

Dimensions Hair Salon in Kill Devil Hills, NC (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0005

[Local Buzz] OBX Entertainment Welcomes Dimensions Hair Salon!

We are excited to welcome Dimensions Hair Salon to the OBX Entertainment Family! A family-run local business, Dimensions Hair Salon has been providing full service hair care to locals and visiting walk-ins on the Outer Banks for...

John Michael Montgomery in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park on August 4, 2016

Island Opry Brings John Michael Montgomery To Roanoke Island Festival Park

The Island Opry Concert Series is bringing national country recording artist John Michael Montgomery to the Outer Banks in August, live in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Born in Danville, Kentucky,...

'The Secret Life of Pets' is exposed in theaters.

Weekend Movie Update – July 8, 2016: ‘Secret Life’ of ‘Mike and Dave’

Everything that your pets do whenever you’re not looking is revealed in theaters this week, while Mike and Dave find wedding dates that are too wild for even them. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie...

Charlotte's Web

Get Caught In ‘Charlotte’s Web’ At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s University Theatre brings Charlotte’s Web to Roanoke Island Festival Park this month in family friendly children’s show. The Children’s Literature Association named this “the best American children’s...

July 4, 2016 Independence Day Fireworks in Kill Devil Hills, NC (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0102

Watch Outer Banks July 4th 2016 Fireworks [Video / Photo Gallery]

We hope you all had an enjoyable Independence Day Weekend, and with plenty of Outer Banks July 4th fireworks displays happening throughout the area, the sky was alive with explosions of color in celebration...

It's 'Election Year' in 'The Purge' sequel.

Weekend Movie Update – July 1, 2016: ‘Tarzan’ and Spielberg Face ‘The Purge’

The annual Purge has arrived in theaters this week, facing some Giant competition from Steven Spielberg and the legendary Tarzan, while Dory swims into The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend...

'Once Upon a Time' kids show plays at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo July 6-8, 2016.

‘Once Upon a Time’ Kids Show Playing at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Bright Star Touring Company will present the children’s show Once Upon a Time in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park in July. Literature comes to life in this hysterical production, bringing to the stage...

Wicked Tuna Outer Banks - Season 3

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 3 New Trailer Shows No Mercy

National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) has released the second official trailer for the upcoming Season 3 of the locally filmed hit reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks. Two-time defending winner Fishin’ Frenzy with Capt....

July 4th 2015 Outer Banks Fireworks (photo by OBXentertainment.com)_0003

Where To See Outer Banks July 4th 2016 Independence Day Fireworks

This Independence Day there will be plenty of Outer Banks July 4th fireworks displays happening throughout the area to keep the sky alive with explosions of color in celebration of America’s birthday. Here’s where...

Veterans Writing Workshop 2016 workshop leader, retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant and professional writer James Matthews.

Dare Arts Council Veterans Writing Workshop Now Accepting Applications

Dare County Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2016 Outer Banks Veterans Writing Project, which will be held November 5 and 6 at UNC Coastal Studies Institute on Roanoke Island. Returning to...

Killer Dunes Fun Run is coming July 4, 2016 at Jockey's Ridge in Nags Head.

Killer Dunes July 4th Fun Run to Support Friends of Jockey’s Ridge

Runners are invited to start off their Independence Day this Monday, July 4 by completing a two-mile course on the tallest natural sand dune in the Eastern United States at Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags...

First Friday - July 1, 2016

First Friday Events Take Over Manteo on July 1

First Fridays on the downtown Manteo waterfront are always big events with numerous activities happening for the community and Outer Banks visitors, but this Friday is July 1, a mid-summer extravaganza that may just...

Archaeologists recently discovered two pieces of pottery that belonged to a medicine jar likely used by a member of The Lost Colony. (photo courtesy of National Park Service)

Archaeologists Find Pieces of Lost Colony Mystery

The mystery of what really happened to The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island is America’s original urban legend and may never be completely solved, but a small piece of the answer was recently uncovered...

Independence Day: Resurgence

Weekend Movie Update – June 24, 2016: ‘Independence Day’ Attacks

The angry aliens and a killer shark are back in theaters this week, while Matthew McConaughey fights the good fight in the real Civil War, and Dory swims into The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks...