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Sue Artz takes flight with OBXjetpak on Episode 22 of the OBX Entertainment original series 'OBXE TV', on July 29, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

Next On ‘OBXE TV': Episode 22 Preview – OBXjetpak [Video]

On the next episode of our Outer Banks web series OBXE TV, host Sue Artz will go on location and blast off with OBXjetpak! Produced by OBX Entertainment, OBXE TV focuses on what’s happening on North Carolina’s Outer Banks and throughout the regional pop culture world, featuring local celebrity guests each episode, along with exclusive special […]

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It's the 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' in theaters this week.

[Movie Review] ‘Dawn of the Apes’ is Serious Monkey Business

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a great sequel to a pretty good prequel to one of the all-time classic sci-fi mindbenders ever put on film. I am a huge fan of the 1968 original Planet of the Apes and its awesome twist ending courtesy of The Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling, and […]

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' movie poster

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 1, 2014: ‘Guardians’ Of Marvel Blast Off

Marvel’s next big franchise takes off into space in theaters this week, while James Brown hits the stage, and Tom Cruise lives and dies the same day over and over at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 1, 2014!  Premiering Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for one week, the new sci-fi […]

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'Sleepy Hollow' expands the cast for Season 2, filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Evil Takes Hold In ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Season 2 Official Trailer [NC Film]

Fox’s hit action drama Sleepy Hollow is currently filming Season 2 in Wilmington, North Carolina, and the official full trailer has arrived online today. You can watch the brand new trailer in the player below, and then give us your thoughts in the comments! Sleepy Hollow Season 2 begins on Monday, September 22 at 9pm on FOX. _______________________________ Follow @obxe  […]

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The crew of The Wahoo will be featured on 'Wicked Tuna: North vs. South', filmed on the Outer Banks, North Carolina.

‘Wicked Tuna: North vs. South’ New Outer Banks Trailer, Poster Revealed [NC Film]

A new trailer for the spin-off of the popular National Geographic Channel (Nat Geo) series Wicked Tuna, filmed on the Outer Banks, has arrived online, along with the official poster and information on the local fishing boats that will be featured!  The three local boats representing “the South” will be the Wahoo, Fishin’ Frenzy, and Doghouse. […]

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Tim Reynolds on stage at Port O' Call in Kill Devil Hills, NC on March 24, 2012. (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

TR3 Featuring Tim Reynolds Playing Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Local favorites TR3 featuring guitar virtuoso and Kill Devil Hills resident Tim Reynolds will be live in concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station this weekend. Reynolds is a two-time Grammy nominee who has called the Outer Banks home since 2007. The current lineup of TR3, featuring longtime local musicans Mick Vaughn on bass and Dan Martier on […]

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[Contest] Win Tickets To Jars Of Clay In Concert At Waterside Theatre!

We have another exciting contest giveaway this week, in which you could win a pair of tickets to see Grammy winning national recording artists Jars of Clay live in concert this Sunday, August 3, at the historic Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island! To enter our drawing for two tickets to see Jars of Clay in […]

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Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes - October 26, 2014 at Kelly's, Nags Head, North Carolina

OBX Entertainment Announces Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes

We are beyond excited to make this announcement, and we hope you will all come out and join us in a new end-of-season celebration for the entire community and all those who love the Outer Banks! We sincerely thank you for your support. – Sue and Matt Artz, OBX Entertainment Owners __________ OBXentertainment.com presents the first annual […]

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Roanoke Island Festival Park Executive Director Kim Sawyer with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment web series ‘OBXE TV’ on July 23, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Episode 21 – Festival Park Executive Director Kim Sawyer [Video]

The 21st episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special guest Kim Sawyer, the executive director of Roanoke Island Festival Park! Kim will discuss her career on the Outer Banks and how she has helped to revitalize Festival Park as one of the Outer Banks’ top […]

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First look at Gal Galdot as Wonder Woman in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'.

Wonder Woman Revealed In ‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ [Trending]

Attendees at the annual San Diego Comic Con today were the first in the world to preview the teaser trailer for the upcoming Man of Steel sequel Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and while we will have to wait for that footage to be released, director Zach Snyder (Watchmen, Man of Steel) has revealed […]

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Oink N Oyster

Oink And Oyster Roast Returns To Kitty Hawk In October

Mark your calendars for the annual Oink n’ Oyster Rotary fundraiser, returning to Kitty Hawk this October. First Flight Rotary sponsors the annual community benefit which offers steamed oysters and North Carolina style barbeque with all the sides. Funds raised are used to support various non-profit organizations in Dare County. The 2014 Oink n’ Oyster […]

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Village Realty, Nags Head, North Carolina

Village Realty Announces Winner of ‘Our State’ Giveaway

After receiving over 20,000 entries in the vacation giveaway, featured in North Carolina’s Our State magazine, Village Realty is delighted to announce that the winner of their recent giveaway contest is Elizabeth Lineberger. The contest was open to entries from mid-April through May and boasted a grand prize of a one week vacation in a […]

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Tuesdays in Manteo

Tuesdays In Manteo Come Alive With Dare County Arts Council

The downtown Manteo waterfront is coming alive every Tuesday this summer, with various events and activities presented all day by the Dare County Arts Council, including live music each week. In addition to live music each week, some of the new attractions and specials include extended evening hours, restaurant specials, and retail sales discounts. The […]

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'Tusk' (2014), filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Kevin Smith Unveils ‘Tusk’ Official Trailer [NC Film]

Filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina in 2013, Kevin Smith (Clerks, Red State) has unveiled the official trailer for his new horror film Tusk. Written and directed by Kevin Smith and starring Justin Long (Jeepers Creepers), Michael Parks (Django Unchained), Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense), and Genesis Rodriguez (Identity Thief)., Tusk follows a podcaster who […]

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The Original Rhondels

Original Rhondels Bring Beach Music Back To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

The Original Rhondels will return to Nags Head live in concert at Kelly’s this week, sure to evoke memories of the late band leader Bill Deal on stage at the old Nags Head Casino decades ago. From Virginia Beach, Virginia, the Original Rhondels are a music tradition who have performed their hit recordings in almost […]

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Jars of Clay will be in concert at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island, NC on Sunday, August 3, 2014.

Jars Of Clay Make Outer Banks Debut At Waterside Theatre [Concert Preview]

Grammy award winning national recording artists Jars of Clay will make their Outer Banks debut live in concert at the historic Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island this week. UPDATE 7/31/14: Due to the 90% chance of thunderstorms forecast for Sunday night, the Jars of Clay concert will be moving to an indoor space on the grounds […]

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Scarlett Johansson takes aim in 'Lucy'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – July 25, 2014: ‘Lucy’ Takes On ‘Hercules’

Hercules rises, Scarlett Johansson kicks butt, and Michael Douglas finds romance with Diane Keaton in theaters this week, while Tom Cruise lives and dies the same day over and over at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 25, 2014!  Premiering this Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo for one week […]

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'The Adventures of Don Quiote' plays at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on July 23-25, 2014.

‘Don Quixote’ Kids Show Comes To Roanoke Island Festival Park

The Appalachian Young People’s Theatre (AYPT), an outreach program of Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance, presents The Adventures of Don Quixote by Steven Fogell July 23, 24, 25 at 10:30 a.m. in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park, sponsored by the Friends of Elizabeth II.  This classic story for all […]

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'Wicked Tuna: North vs. South', featuring the Outer Banks, North Carolina fishing industry, premieres on Nat Geo on August 17, 2014.

First Look at Outer Banks on ‘Wicked Tuna: North vs. South’ Revealed [NC Film]

Your first look at the new spin-off of the popular National Geographic Channel (Nat Geo) series Wicked Tuna, filmed on the Outer Banks, has arrived!  Scroll down to check out the first official teaser trailer and a brief sneak peak video below! The original Wicked Tuna follows the cutthroat, high-stakes business of bluefin tuna fishing in Gloucester, Mass., […]

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'The Lost Colony' actors Payne Hopton-Jones and Daniel Gonzalez with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment web series ‘OBXE TV’ on July 19, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Episode 20 – ‘Lost Colony’ Actors Payne Hopton-Jones, Daniel Gonzalez [Video]

The 20th episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special guests Payne Hopton-Jones and Daniel Gonzalez, actors in the 2014 production of The Lost Colony! Both performers will discuss working in the country’s longest running outdoor symphonic drama and what it’s really like backstage at The Lost Colony‘s historic […]

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The Lovin' Spoonful at Waterside Theatre - July 20, 2014 (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0039

The Lovin’ Spoonful Outer Banks Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members The Lovin’ Spoonful performed a tight set of their many hits intermingled with some of their own favorites for an enthusiastic crowd at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island on Sunday, July 20. As the sun set behind the intimate home of The Lost Colony, the band members spoke […]

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'The Lost Colony' is performed live at Waterside Theatre on Ronaoke Island, North Carolina every summer since 1937. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

Next On ‘OBXE TV': Episode 20 Preview – ‘The Lost Colony’ Actors [Video]

On the next episode of our Outer Banks web series OBXE TV, host Sue Artz will welcome this week’s special guests, actors Payne Hopton-Jones and Daniel Gonzalez, of the 2014 production of The Lost Colony! Both performers will discuss working in the country’s longest running outdoor drama and what it’s really like backstage at The […]

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CNN Jockey's Ridge, Nags Head, North Carolina (photo by The Virginian Pilot)

CNN Names Jockey’s Ridge North Carolina’s Top Natural Wonder

CNN has singled out Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head as North Carolina’s ultimate must-see natural wonder of the world in a new list consisting of “50 states, 50 spots”, with one natural landmark named for each state in America. CNN says: “As the United States goes on vacation, CNN is showcasing a natural […]

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Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors at Roanoke Island Festival Park - July 17, 2014 (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0204

Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors, Scars on 45 Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

An awesome concert lineup of Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors, and Scars on 45 took the stage before a huge crowd of fans enjoying a cool night on the lawn at the outdoor pavilion at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on Thursday, July 17. The event was the final show of the 2014 Brew Thru […]

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