Author: Matt Artz

'War for the Planet of the Apes' rides into battle.

Weekend Movie Update – July 14, 2017: ‘Apes’ Go To War

The Apes go to war in theaters this week, while a Wish gets granted, love gets Sick, and the Transformers land at the Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 14,...

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‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 4 New Trailer Released

Following our exclusive first look last month, a new official trailer for the upcoming Season 4 of the locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks has arrived online. You can...

Independence Day Fireworks in Kill Devil Hills, July 7, 2017 (photo by OBX Entertainment)

Watch Kill Devil Hills’ Independence Day Fireworks [Video]

The Town of Kill Devil Hills presented its annual July 4th Independence Day fireworks show this year on Friday, July 7, launched from Avalon Pier. You can watch some of the highlights from the...

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Last Call for Outer Banks Halloween Film Festival Submissions

The 2nd Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina October 26-28, 2017, featuring independent films of all genres from around the world, followed by the 4th Annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade on...

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Watch Lego Roller Coaster Ride On Outer Banks Beach

A group of filmmakers known as 5MadMovieMakers have released a fun new video shot on the Outer Banks, featuring what they call “the ultimate seaside roller coaster” built from Lego toys and travelling along...

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Haydini Magic Show Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues with Haydini: Rare Magic Well Done, live on stage in Manteo.  There is something in this show for everyone, young and old. Haydini’s magic...

Tom Holland stars in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'.

Weekend Movie Update – July 7, 2017: ‘Spider-Man’ Swings Into Theaters

Marvel’s new and improved Spider-Man arrives in theaters this week. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 7, 2017! After debuting in Captain America: Civil War, this will be the new Spidey’s...

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Latest ‘Transformers’ Is A Rough ‘Knight’ [Review]

 The Transformers movie franchise is back in theaters with the fifth live action film directed by Michael Bay, and while there is still plenty of heavy metal spectacle to behold, there is not much...

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Celebrate July 4th 2017 On The Outer Banks

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...

Steve Carell is Gru and Dru in Despicable Me 3.

Weekend Movie Update – June 30, 2017: ‘Despicable’ Sequel

Another Despicable sequel arrives in theaters this week, while The House gambles on grownup comedy. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 30, 2017! The comedy sequel Despicable Me 3 (rated PG) opens on...

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‘Cinderella’ Puppet Show Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park kicks off with Cinderella, presented by Columbia Marionette Theatre, live on stage in Manteo.  You are invited to enjoy this peppy marionette interpretation of...

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208th Army Band Playing Free July 4th Concert At Festival Park

The 208th Army Band will present a free Independence Day concert on July 4th in the Outdoor Pavilion at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. The 208th Army Band is a United States Army...

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H2OBX Waterpark Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

After a brief delay on Wednesday due to weather, the much anticipated H2OBX Waterpark officially opened to the public on Thursday (June 22) in Currituck County, welcoming guests to one of the most innovatively designed and uniquely located waterparks...

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H2OBX Outer Banks Waterpark Opens In Currituck

After a brief delay on Wednesday due to weather, the much anticipated H2OBX Waterpark officially opened to the public on Thursday (June 22) in Currituck County, welcoming guests to one of the most innovatively designed and uniquely located waterparks...

The 2016 Killer Dunes 2-Miler and Fun Run.

Killer Dunes 2-Miler And Fun Run Support Friends Of Jockey’s Ridge

You are invited to start off your Independence Day, July 4, by completing a two-mile course on the tallest natural sand dune in the Eastern United States at the annual Killer Dunes 2-Miler and...

Big Ban Boom children's concert is coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park.

Big Bang Boom Kids Show Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park kicks off with Big Bang Boom Children’s Concert this month in Manteo. Big Bang Boom is a three-piece power pop band of dynamic dads...

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Weekend Movie Update – June 23, 2017: ‘Baby Driver’ Revs Up

The ultimate soundtrack for speed arrives in theaters this week, while the Transformers continue to battle, and Wonder Woman stands tall at the Pioneer Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 23,...

Emilia Clarke is Daenerys Targaryen in 'Game of Thrones'.

Winter Arrives In ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 7 New Trailer

It may be the first day of summer, but winter is here in the second official trailer for the upcoming Season 7 of HBO’s Emmy winning drama series Game of Thrones. The new two-minute preview...

Sofia Boutella is Princess Ahmanet in 'The Mummy'.

‘The Mummy’ Reborn Unwraps Dark Universe [Review]

 The rebirth of The Mummy is upon us, with the latest reboot of the franchise kicking off Universal’s recently announced Dark Universe of interconnected films that will re-launch all of the studio’s classic horror...

The Outer Banks Women's Club provided scholarships for Manteo High School students to visit the UNC CSI (Coastal Studies Institute).

Outer Banks Woman’s Club Provides Scholarships for UNC CSI Visit

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club continues to support UNC CSI Education Programs through generous donations that provide scholarships for local students to visit UNC CSI.  Funding from the club covers transportation expenses and program...

Optimus Prime returns in 'Transformers: The Last Knight'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 16, 2017: ‘Transformers’ Roll Out

There is more than meets the eye to The Last Knight when the fifth Transformers movie crashes into theaters this week, while Scarlett Johansson has a pre-wedding Rough Night, Disney returns to the world...

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Summer Children’s Shows Return To Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park is once again hosting a variety of children’s shows this summer. The shows take place each week on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:30am and on Thursday evenings at 6pm. Tickets...

Beach nourishment project in Duck, NC, on June 1, 2017. (photo by Matt Artz for OBX Entertainment)

Kill Devil Hills Beach Nourishment Coming Sooner Than Expected

 The ongoing beach nourishment project that began in Duck last month is actually moving ahead of schedule, and as a result, the contractor has changed the project schedule and the town of Kill Devil...

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Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Teaser Trailer Released

Marvel will kick off next year with the highly anticipated Black Panther, and the first official teaser trailer has been arrived online. The character, also known as T’Challa, the king of the fictional African...

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Horror Short ‘Lost In Buffalo City’ Filmed On Outer Banks

The new horror thriller Lost in Buffalo City, an independent short film produced locally on the Outer Banks, has just been released for on demand viewing online.  We here at OBX Entertainment have long...

Sofia Boutella is 'The Mummy'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 9, 2017: ‘The Mummy’ Awakens

Universal Pictures is re-launching its iconic lineup classic movie monsters in the recently announced Dark Universe of interconnected films, beginning this week with the arrival of the new Mummy. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie...

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Outer Banks Centre For Dance Presents ‘The Wizard Of Oz’

The Outer Banks Centre for Dance will present its annual show, taking the audience on a journey somewhere over the rainbow with a live performance of The Wizard of Oz this month in Kill...

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‘Wonder Woman’ Is Beyond Super [Review]

Wonder Woman is finally in theaters in her first ever headlining live action feature film, easily the best superhero movie you will see this year and one of the finest genre achievements ever made,...

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‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 4 First Look Revealed

We have your exclusive first look at the upcoming Season 4 of the locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks, with a new preview promising that “salty memories...

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For King & Country Concert Coming To Roanoke Island Festival Park

His Generation is presenting another inspirational concert this summer, featuring the Australian duo For King & Country with special guests We Are Messengers live in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this...