Author: Matt Artz

Oprah Winfrey stars in 'A Wrinkle in Time'.

Weekend Movie Update – March 9, 2018: ‘A Wrinkle’ in Theaters

Disney explores A Wrinkle in Time in theaters this week, while Charlize Theron dives into the marijuana business and a Hurricane provides the perfect cover for a heist. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update...

Blacksmithing with Randy Hodges at Artrageous 2017. (Photo courtesy of David Huff.)

29th Artrageous Kids Art Festival to Kickoff Summer at Dowdy Park 

Dare County Arts Council and the Town of Nags Head will host the 29th Annual Artrageous Kids Art Festival on Saturday, May 12 from 10am to 3pm at Dowdy Park in Nags Head. Artrageous is a free,...

Jennifer Lawrence stars in 'Red Sparrow'.

Weekend Movie Update – March 2, 2018: Spying ‘Sparrow’

Winter is for adult-themed movies this year as more R-rated films arrive in theaters this week, including Jennifer Lawrence as a seductive Russian spy in Red Sparrow and Bruce Willis as a vigilante in Eli Roth’s...

Marvel's 'Black Panther' arrives in theaters.

‘Black Panther’ is a Profound Marvel [Review]

Proving that a comic book movie adaptation can be just as entertaining as it is timely, and just as action-packed as it is resonant with cultural commentary on the state of the world and...

Community Quilt Show Returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park

UPDATE: Due to flooding, tonight’s (3/2/18) events at Roanoke Island Festival Park have been postponed. The Outer Banks Community Quilt Show’s opening reception has been rescheduled for Friday, March 9, from 6 to 8 pm. The show will...

Bayard Wootten with her 8 x 10-inch view camera, Bayard Morgan Wootten Photographic Collection #P0011, North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.

Bayard Wootten Photography Exhibit Showing at Roanoke Island Festival Park

UPDATE: Due to flooding, tonight’s (3/2/18) events at Roanoke Island Festival Park have been postponed. The Bayard Wootten exhibit will delay opening until tomorrow morning (March 3) from 9am to 5pm. Roanoke Island Festival Park invites the public to view their...

Kill Devil Hills Family Publishes Children’s Book ‘Queenie Wahine’

Two sisters from the Outer Banks have just published their first children’s book, entitled Queenie Wahine, Little Surfer Girl, written by Ashely Norris and illustrated by Jess Lowcher, that is aimed at young girls....

Outer Banks-Produced Horror Film ‘Boy!’ Casting Call for Adult Male

 The award-winning creators behind the locally filmed featurette Lost In Buffalo City are preparing to scare audiences once again with their next film Boy!, a psychedelic-inspired horror film which will be produced and filmed...

Natalie Portman stars in 'Annihilation'.

Weekend Movie Update – Feb. 23, 2018: Facing ‘Annihilation’

Natalie Portman faces Annihilation and it’s Game on in theaters this week. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Feb. 23, 2018! From the director of 2014’s excellent Ex Machina, Natalie Portman stars...

Dylan O'Brien stars in 'Maze Runner: The Death Cure'.

‘Death Cure’ is Fitting End for ‘Maze Runner’ Series [Review]

The third movie adaptation of the popular Maze Runner book series, The Death Cure is the most action-packed and emotional adventure of the franchise. After the intimate-by-comparison Twilight Zone-esque introduction to our main characters...

Marvel's 'Black Panther' arrives in theaters.

Weekend Movie Update – Feb. 16, 2018: ‘Black Panther’ Arrives

Marvel brings the massively anticipated Black Panther to theaters this week, while Samson tests his strength on the big screen. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Feb. 16, 2018! The latest entry...

Horror Film ‘Boy!’ to Shoot on the Outer Banks

 The award-winning creators behind the locally filmed featurette Lost In Buffalo City are preparing to scare audiences once again with their next film Boy!, which will be produced and filmed locally in Dare, Tyrrell,...

Former Misfits Singer Michale Graves Coming to Outer Banks Brewing Station

A former lead singer for the legendary punk rock band The Misfits, Michale Graves is coming to Kill Devil Hills this spring for an intimate acoustic concert at the Outer Banks Brewing Station in...

Riff Tides Bringing Early Rock Hits to St. Andrew’s in Nags Head

The local band The Riff Tides will be live in concert at a special Eastern Carolina Concert Society event happening on Sunday, February 18, starting at4pm at St. Andrew’s By-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Nags...

Dakota Johnson stars in 'Fifty Shades Freed'.

Weekend Movie Update – Feb. 9, 2018: ‘Fifty Shades’ Three’d

Fifty Shades color theaters this week, while Clint Eastwood takes The 15:17 to Paris and Peter Rabbit comes to the big screen. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Feb. 9, 2018!...

Mustang Spring Jam 2018 Concert Lineup Announced

Bearded Face Productions presents the strongest lineup to date for the 7th Annual Mustang Spring Jam, with five national touring bands playing nonstop live music at Mike Dianna’s Grill Room in Corolla from 1 to 10pm on Sunday,...

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Official Teaser Trailer Revealed

After a quick tease was revealed during last night’s NFL championship game, Disney and LucasFilm have now unleashed the full official teaser trailer for this summer’s prequel Solo: A Star Wars Story. This new...

Helen Mirren stars in 'Winchester'.

Weekend Movie Update – Feb. 2, 2018: Haunting of ‘Winchester’

The Winchester House haunts theaters this week. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Feb. 2, 2018! Based on the true story of the real life firearms heiress Sarah Winchester, the horror film Winchester...

BMX Riders at Shred Fest. (photo courtesy of Epic Shutter Photography)

Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest Returns to Nags Head in May 2018

The 3rd Annual Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest will be held on Saturday, May 19, 1:30pm-8:30pm at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head. Shred Fest is an annual fundraiser for Dare2Care OBX that builds awareness for...

Ernie and Marie Bridgers at the 2012 Kelly's St. Patrick's Parade. (photo by OBX Entertainment)

Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade Returns to Nags Head March 2018

The 29th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade will march on along the beach road in Nags Head on Sunday, March 18, 2018. This year’s parade will honor the late Ernie Bridgers, a Nags Head...