Author: Matt Artz

UNC Brings Opera to Festival Park [Concert Preview]

The 2012 concert season at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues this weekend with the music of Jacques Offenbach presented by UNC Chapel Hill this Saturday, March 17th. Read on for the official press release. ROANOKE ISLAND-...

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island was filmed in North Carolina

'Mysterious Island' – North Carolina's New Hollywood Hit

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the action-packed Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, has already made more than $270 million world-wide since its initial release in February, while Hollywood has been buzzing in recent weeks...

Weekend Movie Update – March 9, 2012

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the action-packed Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, has already made more than $270 million world-wide since its initial release in February, and now the hit film is coming to...

Jennifer Lawrence on the North Carolina set of 'The Hunger Games'

'Hunger Games' – North Carolina's Next Hollywood Blockbuster

Hollywood insiders have placed their bets. All eyes are on North Carolina. Let the Games begin… Based on the best-selling novel, the much anticipated screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games (rated PG13) opens...

The Endless Summer (1966) original movie poster

[Preview] 'Endless Summer' Weekend 2012 Honors Classic Film

REAL Watersports in Rodanthe will host its 3rd Annual Endless Summer Weekend May 25-28, 2012, with special guest Robert August, star of the 1966 quintessential surf film, Endless Summer. In the film, director Bruce Brown...

[OBXE Feature] Kill Devil Hills in Pop Culture

On March 6, 2012, the town of Kill Devil Hills will celebrate its 59th anniversary since the former village named for a famous local sand hill was incorporated in 1953.  There are numerous legends...

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – March 2, 2012

It’s Dr. Seuss against the ultimate house party and a heartwarming whale of a tale in local theaters this week. Here’s your Outer Banks movie update for the weekend of March 2, 2012! Opening...

David Allan Coe on stage at Kelly's

David Allan Coe Live at Kelly's [Concert Report]

The original American outlaw David Allan Coe took the stage to rousing applause from a packed house at Kelly’s in Nags Head on Friday, Feb. 24th, and proceded to tear through more than 90...

84th Academy Award 'Oscar' Winners

Check out the full list of winners at the 84th Academy Awards below, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly: The first silent film to be nominated since 1928, ‘The Artist’ won Best Picture of the Year....

Tim Reynolds and TR3 Return to Port O' Call [Concert Preview]

[UPDATED] – Click here for our exclusive photo gallery from the night when Tim Reynolds met Stanley Jordan live on stage in Nags Head in 2005! _____________________ Guitar virtuoso and Dave Matthews’ favorite jam...

The Odd Couple from ABC's TV series

[Preview] 'The Odd Couple' Comes to Theatre of Dare

Opening for six days starting on March 2nd, Theatre of Dare presents “The Odd Couple” , directed by Janelle Parrish.   Neil Simon’s classic comedy features two friends – recently separated clean freak “Felix...

Rusted Root

[UPDATE: CANCELED] Rusted Root to Play Nags Head [Concert Preview]

[UPDATE] Unfortunately, this concert has been canceled due to a studio conflict with the band. Kelly’s owner Mike Kelly told OBX Entertainment that he is hoping to reschedule for later this summer. Their music been featured in...

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Feb. 24, 2012

 Real life Navy SEALS go up against a nudist colony, while one of literature’s most popular modern heroines makes her big screen debut this week. Here’s your Outer Banks movie update for the weekend...

The 10th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week rolls into town April 21-28, 2012

Outer Banks Bike Week 2012 – Event Schedule Revealed!

[UPDATED] – Click here to view our 10th Anniversary Bike Week flashback fan photo gallery on Facebook! Submit your shots to be added by posting them to our timeline! Tag and Share with your...

Free Screening – PBS's OBX Special "Getting Away Together"!

A special Premier Night for PBS’s “Getting Away Together“, which was filmed on the Outer Banks, is set for this Wednesday night, February 22nd at 5:30pm at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk. According...

David Allan Coe - American Badass

David Allan Coe – American Badass [Concert Preview]

He’s a self-described “Long Haired Redneck,” but David Allan Coe is more like America’s favorite badass outlaw. He’s written huge hits for Johnny Paycheck and Tanya Tucker, and more recently recorded with Pantera and Kid Rock, but...

Hit the Bars with the OBX Pub Crawl

The Outer Banks Taste of the Beach 2012 will host a special tour of some of the most popular drinking holes throughout the Outer Banks with the OBX Pub Crawl March 15-17. Crawlers will...

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach 2012

The annual Outer Banks Taste of the Beach has expanded to a week-long event, set for March 15-18 across Dare County. Click HERE for details on the OBX PUB CRAWL happening during Taste of...

Dash Rip Rock coming to Brewing Station [Concert Preview]

SPIN Magazine called them “undeniably the South’s greatest rock band” and now New Orleans legends and Louisiana Music Hall of Famers Dash Rip Rock are set to turn up the volume and paint the...

Festival Park reopens to the Sounds of Chamber Music

Roanoke Island Festival Park re-opens for the 2012 season on March 1, and the first musical event of the year at the popular venue will be an evening of Chamber Music featuring students from Western...

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Showtimes – February 17, 2012

The first superhero movie of 2012 rides into town this weekend to do battle at the box office with a post-Valentine’s date night offering and an Oscar-nominated meditation on 9/11. Here’s your Outer Banks...

8th Annual Freedmen's Colony Blues Jam [Concert Preview]

The 8th Annual Freedmen’s Colony Blues Jam will be held on Friday, February 17th starting at 7:00 p.m. featuring  performances by Ironing Board Sam, Big Ron Hunter and the local band Old Enough to Know...

Valentine's Day 2012 on the Outer Banks

Tonight is date night for sweethearts, so here’s a roundup of some of the most romantic happenings on the Outer Banks for Valentine’s Day 2012! Kelly’s in Nags Head has local singer/guitarist Kim Kalman in the...

Theatre of Dare presents "The Odd Couple"

Opening for six days starting on March 2nd, Theatre of Dare presents “The Odd Couple”, directed by Janelle Parrish. Neil Simon’s classic comedy features two friends – recently separated clean freak Felix Unger and divorced slob Oscar Madison...

15th Annual YMCA Penguin Plunge

The 15th Annual Outer Banks Family YMCA Penguin Plunge is set for Saturday, February 25th at the Ramada Inn in Kill Devil Hills.  Registration begins at 11am, with the Plunge scheduled for 12pm. You can watch...

Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival

The first ever Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival is coming to Manteo this fall! The 2-day event is scheduled for October 5-6, 2012 at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo featuring many of today’s biggest...

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Showtimes – February 10, 2012

Return of the Phantom Menace! The re-release of Star Wars: Episode I in 3D promises to bring out the fanboys, while The Vow provides date night material on this Valentine’s Day weekend. [singlepic id=2 w=320...

Kelly's St. Patrick's Day Parade 2012

Get your green on at the 23rd Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 18th at 1pm on the beach road in Nags Head, rain or shine! Celebrating The Outer Banks Hospital’s...

David Allan Coe to Rock Kelly's

CLICK HERE for our exclusive concert preview! Country music legend David Allan Coe is coming to Kelly’s in Nags Head on Friday, February 24! The Johnny Wood Band opens at 8pm, with Coe set to hit...