Author: Matt Artz

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Nags Head Elementary Pumpkin Fair Kicks Off OBX Halloween Season 2016

Halloween season officially arrives on the Outer Banks this weekend, with Nags Head Elementary School’s annual Great Pumpkin Fair kicking off the countdown to OBX HalloWeek. The family friendly fall festival includes rides, such...

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Wanchese Woods Returns To Haunt Outer Banks Halloween 2016

Beware what lurks in the dark as the local haunted trail Wanchese Woods returns to terrify those souls brave enough to enter the popular attraction this Halloween on the Outer Banks in October. With...

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[Movie Review] Bad Guys Do Good In ‘Suicide Squad’

The bad guys of DC Comics are given an offer they can’t refuse and sent on a mission to save the world in the all-star ensemble Suicide Squad, bringing together a team of some...

Byung-hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ethan Hawke, Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio and Martin Sensmeier are 'The Magnificent Seven'.

Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 23, 2016: ‘Magnificent’ Remake

A Magnificent remake rides into theaters this week, while Storks deliver animated fun, and The Light shines at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of September 23, 2016! The romantic drama The Light...

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Watercolor Society Of NC Bringing More Than Color To Outer Banks

Watercolorists from across the state will travel to Manteo October 8-14 for the Watercolor Society of North Carolina’s 71st statewide convention and exhibit. The Dare County Arts Council is collaborating with the Don and...

Join us next Thursday, September 29 at 7pm for a fun and educational presentation about humpback whales, a Hawaiian Sanctuary, and the joys of volunteering. (photo: Terry Mitchell)

Wildlife Refuge Hosting Humpback Whale Program

 On Thursday night, September 29th at 7pm at the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center for an intriguing program about Humpback whales and the Humpback Whale Sanctuary in Maui.   Refuge Volunteer Terry Mitchell also volunteers...

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Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 3 Finale

Season 3 of the locally filmed series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks airs on Mondays on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo), and we now have two preview clips from this Monday’s Season Finale episode, entitled “Luck...

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2016 Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival Returns To Manteo

Best known for their Grammy winning hit “Man of Constant Sorrow” from the George Clooney film Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?, the Soggy Bottom Boys will headline the 5th Annual Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival this...

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Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 16, 2016: ‘Blair Witch’ Returns

A new group of kids with cameras go back into the woods in search of the Blair Witch in theaters this week, while Bridget Jones gets pregnant, Snowden gets busted, and Kubo lands at The Pioneer....

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‘American Horror Story: My Roanoke Nightmare’ Lost Colony Theme Revealed!

The hit FX anthology series American Horror Story is taking on America’s first urban legend and the original mystery of The Lost Colony in a big way, as the Season 6 premiere tonight revealed that this...

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Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 3 Episode 9

Season 3 of the locally filmed series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks airs on Mondays on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo), and we now have two preview clips from the next new episode, entitled “Striking Distance”,...

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Outer Banks Halloween Parade Adds Great Pumpkin Contest

The 3rd Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes returns to Kelly’s in Nags Head, NC on Sunday, October 30, 2016, presented by OBX Entertainment, and this year we are adding an all new...

Tom Hanks makes an emergency landing in 'Sully'.

Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 9, 2016: ‘Sully’ Lands

The “miracle on the Hudson” is relived in theaters this week, while animals get Wild, as the Bough Breaks, and a Dragon visits The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

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Kelly’s Welcomes Roman Sams Band [Concert Preview]

From Kinston, North Carolina, the Roman Sams Band will take the stage in concert at Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern this weekend in Nags Head.  With a blend of rock and country favorites...

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National Park Service To Present Science Workshop

Cape Hatteras National Seashore will conduct a science workshop to evaluate factors affecting shorebirds and sea turtles on Seashore beaches. The workshop will take place from September 26-27, 2016 at: Ramada Plaza Nags Head...

New World Festival of the Arts 2016 Best in Show 3D (L-R)- DCAC Executive Director Chris Sawin, Best in Show 3D award recipient Cliff Garren, and DCAC Programs Director Fay Davis Edwards. (photo courtesy of Dare Arts Council)

New World Festival of the Arts Award Recipients Announced

Over 75 world-class artists gathered at the Manteo waterfront August 17-18 to showcase their work in the 35th Annual New World Festival of the Arts. This year’s New World Festival of the Arts Jury...

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Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 3 Episode 8

Season 3 of the locally filmed series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks airs on Mondays on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo), and we now have two preview clips from the next new episode, entitled “Hostile Waters”,...

Zoso will bring the music of Led Zeppelin to Roanoke Island Festival Park on July 29, 2017.

Led Zeppelin Tribute Concert Rescheduled for July 2017

Zoso, the ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute experience, was set to return to the Outer Banks in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo tomorrow (Sept. 3), but Hurricane Hermine has forced the event...

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27th Annual Artrageous Art Event Returns To Kill Devil Hills

Celebrating youth art for the 27th year, Dare County Arts Council’s Artrageous will be held Saturday, September 24 at the Dare County Family Recreational Park in Kill Devil Hills from 10am to 3pm. This...

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Rock The 252 Skate Contest and Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The first ever Rock the 252 concert and skateboard contest took over the spacious and scenic Sound Park just over the bridge to Point Harbor in Currituck County yesterday, August 31, with an afternoon...

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‘Max Steel’ Official Trailer Revealed [NC Film]

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina way back in 2014, the live action adaptation of the popular Mattel toy franchise Max Steel is finally coming to theaters this October, and the official trailer has now arrived...

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Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 2, 2016: ‘Light’ Drama

There is Light in theaters this week, while two legendary fighters get back in the ring, and The Pioneer gets Bourne again. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of September 2, 2016!...

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Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 3 Episode 7

Season 3 of the locally filmed series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks airs on Mondays on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo), and we now have two preview clips from the next new episode, entitled “Old Sailors...

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Haunting ‘The Disappointments Room’ Trailer Revealed [NC Film]

After numerous theatrical release delays, it looks like the horror thriller The Disappointments Room, filmed in Greensoboro, North Carolina back in 2014, will finally be released in theaters this September, and our first look...

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Surfalorus Film Festival Lineup Announced

Dare County Arts Council and Cucalorus are stoked to announce that over 30 international and regional surf films will be screening on the Outer Banks at the 5th Annual Surfalorus Film Festival September 15-17. The...

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Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 26, 2016: ‘Breathe’ In Suspense

Hold your breath because there’s a new thriller in theaters this week, while a friendly Mechanic returns to action, and The Pioneer goes where no one has gone before. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update...

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Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 3 Episode 6

Season 3 of the locally filmed series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks airs on Mondays on the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo), and we now have a preview clip from the next new episode, entitled “The Karma...

'PsychoPath: Carnevil' Outer Banks haunted trail, presented by The Lost Colony for Halloween in October 2016.

PsychoPath ‘Carnevil’ Haunts Outer Banks Halloween 2016

UPDATE: We have been notified that this event has been cancelled. (updated 9/7/16) Please click here for more Halloween events on the Outer Banks!  The producers of The Lost Colony will once again unleash terror...

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Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 19, 2016: ‘Dogs’ of War

Two stoners become War Dogs in theaters this week, while Ben-Hur rides again and Kubo finds his Two Strings. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 19, 2016! The third film...

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Killer Halloween Accommodations Deals for Outer Banks HalloWeek!

HalloWeek is coming, and we are excited to bring you some killer deals on official accommodations on the oceanfront and just minutes from all of the events happening on the Outer Banks during Halloween...