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SEAL Team Drama ‘Six’ Premieres on History Channel [NC Film]

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the History Channel’s drama series Six premieres on the network tonight (Jan. 18), and we have a new promo spot an epic new trailer to get you ready for the action....

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UNC CSI Hosting Lecture on Pharmaceuticals in Coastal Waters

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture this month on pharmaceuticals and personal care products in coastal waters as part of its “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series,...

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2017 Outer Banks Halloween Parade and Film Festival Announced

The 2nd Annual Halloween International Film Festival returns to Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina this October 26-28, 2017 during HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, presented by Halloween Daily News and OBX Entertainment, featuring independent films...

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Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 13, 2017: Arriving at ‘La La Land’

It’s Patriots Day in La La Land in theaters this week, while Monster Trucks come alive, Ben Affleck goes gangster, Jamie Foxx is Sleepless, and Rogue One lands at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks...

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Watch the First Clip from History Channel’s ‘Six’ [NC Film]

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the History Channel has released an action-packed new clip from the upcoming miniseries Six. Following Navy SEAL Team Six, whose 2014 mission was to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan,...

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Outer Banks ‘Star Wars’ Fans To Gather For Lightsaber Vigil

Fans of Star Wars are all invited to join the Outer Banks Halloween Society at a lightsaber vigil in Kill Devil Hills this weekend. Attendees are urged to bring your lightsabers, flashlights, – any...

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39th Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Opens In Manteo

The 39th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show will open at the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) Gallery in downtown Manteo on Saturday, January 28. The opening reception will be held January 28 from...

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#SnOBX: Outer Banks Snow Day 1/7/17 [Video / Photo Gallery]

Much of the Outer Banks received some snow on Saturday evening (Jan. 7), and we ventured outside around our own yard in Kill Devil Hills for some photos and video, which you can view...

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Janxx To Electrify Outer Banks Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

Electronica singer/songwriter Janxx returns to Kill Devil Hills this month to electrify the Outer Banks Brewing Station live in concert.  Born in the United Kingdom, the artist known simply as Janxx grew up singing in...

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Photography Art Expo Opening At Roanoke Island Wildlife Refuge

The National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on Roanoke Island is hosting a series of Wildlife and Wetlands of Eastern North Carolina Art Expos throughout the year, and the next Expo will open with an...

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Expand Conservation

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks public input on its proposal to expand the acquisition boundary for Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge. “The Roanoke River corridor offers  important bottomland hardwood habitat to many...

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Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 6, 2017: Back to the ‘Underworld’

Our favorite vampire death dealer is back in theaters this week, along with a true drama and a Monster story, while Rogue One lands at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for...

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Kelly’s to Host Jazz Fundraiser for Community Care Clinic

Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern will once again host an evening of jazz to benefit the local Community Care Clinic this month. The concert event will feature live music by John “Dr. Jazz”...

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Our Top 10 Most Popular OBX Entertainment Stories of 2016

We are about to kick off our fifth anniversary year here at OBX Entertainment, but before we dive into 2017, we are taking a look back at the most popular destinations on this site...

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Heist Thriller ‘American Animals’ Starring Evan Peters Filming In Charlotte! [NC Film]

This story was originally published on NCFilmNews.com. The first new movie production to be filmed in North Carolina in 2017 is now confirmed, as the independent drama American Animals will be shot in Charlotte and...

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2016 on the Outer Banks

Here’s what’s happening on the Outer Banks for New Year’s Eve, ringing in 2017 on Saturday night, December 31, 2016! Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head is hosting dueling DJs at...

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Weekend Movie Update – Dec. 21, 2016: ‘Sing’ Like An Animal

Christmas always brings about a lot of big movies to round out the year just in time for awards consideration next year, and while Rogue One will obviously continue to dominate the box office,...

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Wright Brothers’ 113th First Flight Anniversary Highlights [Photo Gallery]

The 113th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight in what is now Kill Devil Hills was celebrated on the site where Orville and Wilbur took off into history at Wright Brothers National Memorial...

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Premiere Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

Our friends over at Earth 383 Comics & Games once again hosted an Outer Banks movie premiere party for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Thursday, Dec. 15 at R/C Theatres in Kill Devil...

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Weekend Movie Update – Dec. 15, 2016: ‘Star Wars’ Goes ‘Rogue’

Darth Vader returns to theaters this weekend in Rogue One, a new Star Wars Story and the year’s most anticipated movie. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of December 15, 2016!...

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Dowdy Park Grand Opening Celebration Announced

The new Dowdy Park in Nags Head will have its official grand opening celebration in May of 2017, just in time to kickoff the summer season. Phase One of the public park, including an...

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Shag Club’s Harvest Dance Raises $5.3k For Outer Banks Relief Foundation

Everyone who attended the Outer Banks Shag Club’s 24th Annual Harvest Benefit Dance (pictured below) on November 19th had lots of fun dancing and bidding for items in a wonderful silent auction at the...

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History Channel’s ‘Six’ Reveals Explosive New Trailer [NC Film]

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the History Channel has released an explosive new trailer for the upcoming miniseries Six. Following Navy SEAL Team Six, whose 2014 mission was to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan,...

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Great White, Slaughter, Molly Hatchet Playing Bike Week 2017

Organizers for the 15th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week are stepping up the entertainment lineup significantly in 2017 with a new two-day music festival, headlined by national recording rock bands Great White, Slaughter, and...

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Wright Brothers’ 113th First Flight Anniversary To Be Celebrated December 17

The 113th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first flight in what is now Kill Devil Hills will be celebrated on the site where Orville and Wilbur took off into history at Wright Brothers National...

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‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Outer Banks Premiere Party Announced

Our friends over at Earth 383 Comics & Games are once again hosting an Outer Banks movie premiere party for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story this Thursday at R/C Theatres in Kill Devil...

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Marvel’s ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Trailer Swings In To Save The Day

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios debuted the first official teaser trailer for next year’s highly anticipated Spider-Man: Homecoming earlier tonight during Jimmy Kimmel Live, and it has now been released online, as well as an alternate...

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Dare County Arts Council Unleashes Power of Art Program

Dare County Arts Council announces a new program called the Power of Art, serving special groups in need or with limited access to arts programming and education. Made possible by a grant from the...

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Weekend Movie Update – Dec. 9, 2016: ‘Christmas Party’ Time

You’re invited to the ultimate Office Christmas Party in theaters this week, while Fantastic Beasts are unleashed at the Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of December 9, 2016! A spin-off...

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Rocky 7 Bringing Classic Rock to Kelly’s [Concert Preview]

Virginia Beach’s female-fronted rock band Rocky 7 will bring some of your favorite sounds of yesterday and today together live on stage in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head this month. With inspirations ranging...