Author: Matt Artz

THE DISAPPOINTMENTS ROOM

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

The producers of The Lost Colony will once again unleash terror on Roanoke Island this Halloween season with the new 2016 edition of the PsychoPath haunted attraction, dubbed this year as Carnevil. Creeps and...

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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...

HalloWeek 2016 Halloween events on the Outer Banks

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...

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Special Programs Celebrate National Park Service 100th Anniversary

Thursday, August 25, 2016 is National Park Service Founders Day and the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service! Superintendent David Hallac invites the public to experience their national park sites...

'Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks' Reels of Fortune Capt. Charlie Griffin

Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 3 Episode 5

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 “Not How...

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‘Good Behavior’ New Trailer, Promos Released [NC Film]

TNT has released another new trailer, as well as a few TV spots, for the upcoming drama Good Behavior, filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina. After the pilot episode was shot in Wilmington last summer,...

Matisyahu at Kelly's, Nags Head on July 21, 2015 (photo by Jamie Walke for OBXentertainment.com)_0048

Matisyahu Returns To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

National recording artist Matisyahu is coming back to the Outer Banks to help kick off Labor Day Weekend, live in concert at Kelly’s Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head in September.  Matisyahu has come...

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ New Trailer Is Here!

A brand new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story premiered during NBC’s coverage of the Olympics earlier tonight and it is now online for you watch (and watch again, and again), teasing the return...

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Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 12, 2016: ‘Party’ with ‘Dragon’

Pete’s Dragon comes to life in theaters this week, while a new adult comedy explores the secret life of grocery store foods. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 12,...

Girls at the 2015 longboard exhibit at DCAC. (L-R): Nadya Williams, Mary Wickre, Katie Kennis, Jess Moody, Fran Marler, Mary Schmader, Kim Franks, Whitney Hines, Patti Hook, and Haley Rae. (Photo courtesy of Mary Schmader.)

Surf’s Up in September at Dare County Arts Council

Celebrating the art of surfing, the Collectors Classic Longboard Exhibit paired with Outer Banks surf photography by Mickey McCarthy will be on display at Dare County Arts Council in downtown Manteo September 2-30. Returning...

Agent Orange

Agent Orange, Fujiwara Bring Punk To Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Punk pioneers Agent Orange are coming back to Kill Devil Hills for killer rock concert with special guests The Unabombers and local legends Fujiwara, live at Outer Banks Brewing Station this month.  Punk to...

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Donavon Frankenreiter To Play Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

Hawaii-based surfer/singer/songwriter Donavon Frankenreiter returns to the Outer Banks this month live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head. Frankenreiter’s current East Coast summer tour includes 30 shows in 28 days. From Donavon’s official website: Frankenreiter’s new...

'Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks' Captain Dale Lisi of the Foolish Pleasures.

Preview ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 3 Episode 4

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 “Underdog Day...

Suicide Squad Outer Banks movie premiere party, August 4, 2016. (photo by Laureta Linett for OBXentertainment.com)_0008

‘Suicide Squad’ Movie Premiere Party Highlights [Photo Gallery]

The third film in Warner Bros. Pictures’ newly established DC Extended (movie) Universe, following 2013’s Man of Steel and this year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, villainous ensemble Suicide Squad is in theaters...

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Outer Banks Pro 2016 Surfing Contest Set For Labor Day Weekend

The 2016 WRV Outer Banks Pro Surfing Championship will take place on Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 31 through Sept. 4, on the south side of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. The WRV Outer Banks...

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Rock The 252 Outer Banks Concert Event Announced!

Local punk rock legends Fujiwara will headline the first ever Rock the 252 concert event this month in Currituck, also featuring Electric Mayhem, Family Tree, Octopus, and Rio! In addition to the awesome live...

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Renowned 3D Chalk Artist To Highlight National Aviation Day Celebration

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and as part of that year-long ongoing celebration they have chosen what would be Orville Wright’s 145th birthday, August 19, recognized around the country as National...

111th first flight anniversary observance at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC on December 17, 2014. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0035

NPS To Honor Wright Brothers On Orville’s Birthday, National Aviation Day

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and as part of that year-long ongoing celebration they have chosen what would be Orville Wright’s 145th birthday, August 19, recognized around the country as National...

UNC CSI Instructor Autumn Reaghard and campers tested for indicator bacteria levels present in local waterways.  (photo by Jay Clark, ECU News Services)

Woman’s Club Provides UNC CSI Summer Camp Scholarships

Each summer the UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) offers fun, educational experiences for middle and high school students through weeklong day camps hosted at the UNC CSI Research and Education Campus in Wanchese,...

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Michaela Anne Returns To Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

National country recording artist Michaela Anne will return to Kill Devil Hills this month, live in concert once again at Outer Banks Brewing Station. Upon releasing her 2014 album, Ease My Mind (Kingswood Records), Michaela...

Margot Robbie is Harley Quinn in 'Suicide Squad'.

Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 5, 2016: ‘Suicide Squad’ Goals

The worst heroes ever team up in theaters this week, while a former Lex Luthor is reduced a pussy cat. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 5, 2016! The...

The new 'Ghostbusters' are fired up to have a blast.

[Movie Review] ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Heats ‘Em Up

The Ghostbusters are back on the big screen in a new form, transformed like Dana Barrett was into a terror dog in the original film, but the same fun spirit is still alive underneath....

Whitesburg , KY - March 14, 2016: SLUG: DISTILLERY CREDIT: George Etheredge for The New York Times.

Get Psychedelic With Sunset Go Trippers At Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

The psychedelic rap group Sunset Go Trippers will be making their local debut this month, live in concert at Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills.  Based out of Asheville, North Carolina, the...

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Reggae Star Collie Buddz Coming Back To Outer Banks [Concert Preview]

International reggae star Collie Buddz returns to the Outer Banks for what has become an annual tradition and one of summer’s most anticipated concert events, live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head this month....

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‘Masterminds’ Hilarious New Trailer Revealed! [NC Film]

The much-delayed, renamed, and rescheduled comedy filmed in and based on a true story that actually happened in Charlotte, North Carolina, Relativity Studios, slowly recovering from bankruptcy, has released a new trailer for Masterminds,...

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Original Rhondels Return To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

The Original Rhondels will return to Nags Head live in concert at Kelly’s this weekend, sure to evoke memories of the late band leader Bill Deal on stage at the old Nags Head Casino...