Author: Matt Artz

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,...

[Contest] Win Tickets to Zoso Led Zeppelin Tribute Concert

The ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute will bring the classic music of the legendary band alive when Zoso takes the stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park this month, and we have tickets to giveaway! We will...

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Behind The Scenes Video Released

Disney and LucasFilm have just released a new behind the scenes look at the upcoming continuation of the Skywalker family saga in the official teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi,...

Old Nags Head Pier by Mary Edwards

Outer Banks Artists Selected For Statewide Exhibition

Three members of Dare County Arts Council, Mary Edwards, Peggy Saporito and Bobby Wiltshire have been selected for the 2017 Watercolor Society of North Carolina’s 72nd statewide exhibition. A total of 266 entries were submitted...

‘Alexander …And The Very Bad Day’ Playing At Festival Park

The 2017 Children’s Performance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues with Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, live on stage in Manteo, presented by the University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s...

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,...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

The U.S. 208th Army Band

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...

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...

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 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...

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...