Author: Matt Artz

New World Festival of Arts 2017 Award Winners Announced

Perfect summer weather, over 75 world-class artists, and the backdrop of the Manteo waterfront provided the ideal setting for the 36th Annual New World Festival of the Arts on August 16 and 17. Mixed media...

Roanoke Island Festival Park To Host Girl Scout Day Event

The 5th Annual Girl Scout Day will be held on Saturday, September 30, from 10am to 4pm at Roanoke Island Festival Park. The event includes Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts.  During the event, girls...

'Good Behavior', filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina

‘Good Behavior’ Season 2 Trailer Unveiled [NC Film]

Currently filming in Wilmington, North Carolina, our first look at the upcoming Season 2 of the TNT drama series Good Behavior has arrived online, teasing more of the “tainted love” story to come. Good Behavior stars...

Halle Berry stars in 'Kidnap'.

Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 18, 2017: ‘Hitman’ Faces A ‘Kidnap’

The Hitman has a bodyguard in theaters this week, while Halle Berry goes rogue as one tough mother, Adam Driver gets Lucky, Brie Larson enters a Glass Castle, and The Apes take over the Pioneer Here’s...

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 4 Ep. 4 Previews

Season 4 of the locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks continues with Episode 4, titled “Dethroned”, and we have two official previews and a clip for you to...

Surfalorus Film Festival 2017 Lineup Announced

The Surfalorus Film Festival will bring an eclectic array of local, regional, national, and international surf films to the Outer Banks when it returns for its sixth year September 21-23. The free, family-friendly event will...

Billye Brown-Youmans

Choral Festival Concert Coming To Kill Devil Hills

The Eastern Carolina Concert Society (ECCS) is sponsoring a Choral Festival Concert on Sunday, August 27, 4 p.m., at Outer Banks Presbyterian Church, 907 S Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, Milepost 8.5, featuring e...

Elizabethan Gardens To Celebrate Virginia Dare History And Birthday

North Carolina has long embraced its Elizabethan history, and in Dare County, residents celebrate the August 18 birth of Virginia Dare, the first child of English parentage born in the new world to the ill-fated Elizabethan...

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 4 Ep. 3 Previews

Season 4 of the locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks continues with Episode 3, titled “Karma’s a Fish”, and we have an official preview and a clip for...

'Annabelle' prequel reveals the dolls 'Creation'.

Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 11, 2017: ‘Annabelle’ Lives

The Creation of horror’s newest creepy doll is revealed in theaters this week, while another Nut Job gets even nuttier. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 11, 2017! Another prequel to The...

Lukas Nelson And Promise Of The Real Return To Kelly’s, Nags Head

National recording artists Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real are set to return to the Outer Banks this September, live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head. The band is touring in support...

North Carolina in the Great War Exhibit Opens at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Shown is Ken Daidone, of Manteo, viewing the exhibit which contains artifacts from his family. The show can be seen daily until September 24 in the Small Art Gallery in Ticket Sales. It is free and open to the public.

‘North Carolina In The Great War’ Exhibit Opens At Festival Park

A new exhibit, “North Carolina in the Great War” opens this Monday (Aug. 7) at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Nearly 61,000 North Carolinians were drafted in 1917 and 1918 for a world...

National Aviation Day - August 19, 2017 at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC

Celebrate National Aviation Day At Wright Brothers Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial and the First Flight Society invite you to celebrate National Aviation Day on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills. The park will be...

‘Pirate Party’ Kids Show Coming To Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park concludes with A Pirate Party, live on stage in Manteo, presented by Rainbow Puppet Productions. What do you get when you mix a group of...

Idris Elba takes aim in 'The Dark Tower'.

Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 4, 2017: ‘Dark Tower’ Rises

Stephen King takes you to The Dark Tower in theaters this week, while John Boyega takes you to Detroit. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 4, 2017! Based on the...

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 4 Ep. 2 Preview

Season 4 of the locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks kicked off last night (July 30),  with a season premiere episode that ended with a cliffhanger that left...

Zoso Led Zeppelin Tribute Concert Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

The ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute brought the classic music of the legendary band alive when Zoso took the stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Saturday night (July 29). An excited group of rock fans...

'Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks' Season 4 now casting!

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Crew Member Almost Washed Overboard In New Clip

The upcoming Season 4 of the locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks begins tonight (July 30), and following the final trailer, an intense first clip has also been...

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 4 Final Preview Released

The upcoming Season 4 of the locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks begins this Sunday, and a final trailer has been released online giving us another preview of...

‘Alice In Wonderland’ Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues with Alice in Wonderland, live on stage in Manteo, presented by Bright Star Theatre. The Lewis Carroll literary classic is magically brought to life...

Charlize Theron and Sofia Boutella star in 'Atomic Blonde'.

Weekend Movie Update – July 28, 2017: ‘Atomic’ Action

The newest female action hero goes Atomic in theaters this week, while emojis get their own movie, and Spider-Man swings into the Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 28, 2017!...

'Wicked Tuna- Outer Banks' captains on July 23, 2017 at Pirate's Cove Marina in Manteo, NC. (photo by OBX Entertainment)

Watch ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 4 Captains Q&A Panel [Video]

The upcoming Season 4 of the locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks begins in one week, and the local captains featured on the show were on hand for...

Halloween Art Of The Mask Exhibit Call For Entries Announced

Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) is getting into the Halloween spirit this year with a new special exhibit showing in October, and an official call for entries has just been announced for The Art of...

Marvel Debuts New ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Trailer

A new official trailer for Marvel’s upcoming fantasy adventure Thor: Ragnarok debuted tonight at San Diego Comic-Con, featuring more footage of the sequel, which also sees the return of the Incredible Hulk. This will...

New ‘Justice League’ Official Trailer Unveiled!

A new trailer for DC’s upcoming superhero ensemble Justice League debuted earlier today during the ongoing San Diego Comic Con, featuring a ton of new footage of the most iconic comic book characters of all time,...

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Is A Home Run [Review]

 There’s a new webslinger swinging around Queens, New York fighting crime and catching bad guys, and while Spider-Man’s first solo film within the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is definitely a Homecoming on multiple...

Director Christopher Nolan goes to war with 'Dunkirk'.

Weekend Movie Update – July 21, 2017: ‘Dunkirk’ and ‘A Thousand Planets’

The acclaimed director of The Dark Knight trilogy goes to war in theaters this week, while a group of girlfriends takes a wild Trip, and the epic Valerian goes galactic. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update...

‘Pinocchio And Robin Hood’ Coming To Roanoke Island Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues with Pinocchio and Robin Hood, live on stage in Manteo, presented by Storybook Tales. These Hilarious actors will have the audience laughing in the...

7th Annual Outer Banks Pridefest Coming To Manteo

For the seventh year, OBX Pride, Inc. welcomes the LGBTQ community to Outer Banks Pridefest during the weekend of September 22-24. The three-day long celebration begins Friday afternoon September 22 and runs through Sunday September 24....

New World Art Show Returns To Manteo For 36th Year

Over 75 world-class artists will travel to the Manteo waterfront August 16-17 for the 36th Annual New World Festival of the Arts. From 10am-5pm on both days guests can peruse fine art, including painting, photography, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry,...