Author: Matt Artz

Charlize Theron stars in 'Snow_White_and_the_Huntsman'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 1, 2012

The fairest one of all picks up a sword, as the second Snow White of the year tries to bring the Men in Black back to Earth and vampires take over The Pioneer this week! Here’s...

TomHanks

Tom Hanks to Film True Pirate Story in VA Beach!

Academy Award winning actor Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump; Saving Private Ryan) is coming to Virginia Beach to film his next high profile movie – a true story of real life pirates from the director of United 93...

'The Lost Colony' 2012 cast

'The Lost Colony' Opens for 75th Anniversary Season! [Special Feature]

The Lost Colony is America’s first mystery – the original “urban legend” – and this year marks the 75th anniversary of the longest running outdoor drama in the country! To celebrate opening night this...

Pat McGee on stage

Pat McGee Returns to Kelly's This Weekend [Concert Preview]

 Richmond, VA’s Pat McGee returns to the stage at Kelly’s in Nags Head for two nights this weekend. The band has been a regional favorite since forming almost 20 years ago, combining radio-friendly pop with thoughtful...

The Shack

In Concert at The Pit – June 2012 Live Lineup

The Pit has announced its live lineup for June 2012, headlined by Kings of Belmont in concert on June 16th, and The Shack live on June 23rd. You can watch a preview of the...

Men in Black 3

Weekend Movie Update – May 25, 2012

The Men in Black are back to officially kick off the summer movie blockbuster season, while low budget horror goes nuclear and The Avengers arrive at The Pioneer this Memorial Day weekend. Here’s your Outer Banks...

People's Blues of Richmond

OBX Memorial Day Weekend LIVE

‘In season’ on the Outer Banks traditionally begins with the arrival of Memorial Day, and there are numerous live concerts hitting the stage this holiday weekend to help kick off summer 2012. Kelly’s in Nags Head...

Dare Day

Dare Day brings The Embers to Manteo June 2nd [Concert Preview]

The 36th Annual Dare Day Festival is set for Saturday, June 2nd on the Manteo Waterfront, featuring beach music legends The Embers in concert. Read on for the official press release. Dare Day is a...

Jennifer Aniston stars in 'We're the Millers'

[Now Filming] Jennifer Aniston's New Comedy Sets Up in NC

Jennifer Aniston’s next film has set up production offices at Wilmington’s EUE/Screen Gems Studios, according to StarNews. We’re the Millers is set to star Aniston (Friends, Horrible Bosses) and Saturday Night Live’s Jason Sudeikis as a pot...

Danielle Panabaker stars in 'Piranha 3DD'.

Feast on Three More NC-Filmed 'Piranha 3DD' Video Clips!

Following last week’s promo videos, three new clips from the upcoming Piranha 3DD – filmed in Wilmington, NC – have surfaced online this week and you can check them all out below! The sequel to...

Rihanna stars in 'Battleship'

Weekend Movie Update – May 18, 2012

Three new releases arrive in theaters this week, including a double dose of NC supermodel-turned-actress Brooklyn Decker, a very naughty dictator, and lively chimpanzee swinging into The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Weekend Movie...

The Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular takes over Jockey's Ridge May 17-20.

40th Hang Gliding Spectacular Soars Over Jockey's Ridge

You can literally fly into summer at Kitty Hawk Kites’ 40th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular happening this weekend, May 18-21 at Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head. Read on for the full schedule...

Lukas Nelson on stage at Kelly's on May 11, 2012

Lukas Nelson Brings Real Rock to Kelly's [Concert Report]

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real rocked long and hard – for over two and a half hours – on stage at Kelly’s in Nags Head, NC on May 11, 2012, while a crowded...

Brooklyn Decker in Sports Illustrated

A Double Dose of NC's Brooklyn Decker Hits Theaters

Supermodel turned actress Brooklyn Decker was born in Ohio, but like the Wright brothers, she found her destiny in North Carolina. The former Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covergirl was discovered by a talent scout in a...

The 2012 Outer Banks Beach Music Festival

Beach Music Festival Kicks Off OBX Summer 2012

The annual Outer Banks Beach Music Festival will officially kick off the summer season this Memorial Day weekend in Corolla. The music event is set for Sunday, May 27th, with a Bear and Wine...

Zach Galifianakis of Wilksboro, NC

[Now Filming] NC's Zach Galifianakis Shooting 'Here' in Winston-Salem

The new comedy You Are Here starring Wilksboro, NC native Zach Galifianakis started filming earlier this week in Winston-Salem. The film costars Galifianakis (The Hangover, Due Date), former Saturday Night Live cast member Amy Poehler (NBC’s Parks and Recreation), and Owen...

'Piranha 3DD' was filmed in Wilmington, NC.

NC-Filmed 'Piranha' Sequel Videos Surface

Unpredictable actor and former Celebrity Rehab television star Gary Busey is featured in a new video promoting the upcoming feature film Piranha 3DD, which was filmed in Wilmington, NC. The clip featuring Busey (The...

'Dark Shadows' stars Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer

OBX Weekend Movie Update – May 11, 2012

Director Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp’s eighth cinematic collaboration threatens to cast some dark shadows on the box office record-breaking success of The Avengers, while the 94-year-old Pioneer Theatre hosts the latest Nicholas Sparks romance.  Here’s your Outer Banks...

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real return to Kelly's May 11, 2012

Lukas Nelson – Son of Music Icon Promises Real Rock [OBXE Interview]

When Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real return to Kelly’s in Nags Head this Friday, May 11th, be ready to rock.  OBX Entertainment caught up with singer, songwriter, and shredding guitarist Lukas and Promise of the...

Danielle Harris rocked her new OBXE decal at the Blood on the Beach Horror Convention

Actress Danielle Harris Directs a Killer Among Friends [OBXE Interview]

Actress Danielle Harris grew up in front of the camera, but now after over two decades in the spotlight the horror icon has directed a killer feature debut fittingly called Among Friends. OBX Entertainment...

The Mustang Spring Jam - May 20, 2012 - to benefit the Corolla Wild Horse Fund

Mustang Spring Jam – 5 Bands Live to Benefit Corolla Charity

The first ever Mustang Spring Jam is coming to Corolla this month featuring five bands live in concert, with proceeds to benefit the Corolla Wild Horse Fund. The action takes place under the covered deck at Mike Dianna’s...

First Friday

SOULone to Play 'First Friday' May 4th

SOULone (aka: Brent Nultemeier) will perform on the Old Courthouse stage in Downtown Manteo tonight, May 4th, as part of this month’s popular First Friday celebration along the waterfront. Fusing musical styles including acoustic rock,...

Emily Blunt and Colin Firth on the NC set of 'Arthur Newman, Golf Pro'.

[Now Filming] Trio of Scary Movies Haunting Wilmington

Hollywood producers are rushing east to cash in on North Carolina’s new tax incentives that were designed to bring more film productions to the state. The initiative is working, as the amount of productions...

Robert Downey Jr. is 'Iron Man'.

Iron Man 3 Will be NC's Biggest Blockbuster Ever

Today marks not only the eve of the North American opening of The Avengers – the first guaranteed hit of the 2012 summer movie blockbuster season – but we are also exactly one year away from...

'The Avengers' features Marvel's legendary Incredible Hulk.

OBX Weekend Movie Update – May 4, 2012

The summer blockbuster season officially begins this weekend with the arrival of the superhero epic The Avengers – featuring Marvel all-stars Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and The Incredible Hulk – opening Friday nationwide,...

Women's Pro Chelsea Roett

ECSC: 50th East Coast Surfing Championship is America's Only 6-Star

The East Coast Surfing Championship in Virginia Beach celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year and is now the only six-star rated Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) contest in America! The annual event put on the...

Nappy Roots

Nappy Roots bring Southern Hip-Hop to Port O' Call

Grammy nominated, platinum-selling southern hip-hop innovators Nappy Roots will take the stage at Port O’ Call in Kill Devil Hills on June 1, 2012! The group is perhaps best known for their 2002 hit ‘Po Folks’....

Charlotte's Web

ECU Kids Show – May 5th at Festival Park

East Carolina University will present “Storybook Theatre Tales from Around the World” this Saturday, May 5th at 1pm in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Read on for the official press release. The production...

The Zombie Walk kicked off the first ever Blood at the Beach Horror Convention in VA Beach, April 20-22, 2012.

[BATB] Oh The Horror! – Convention Makes Dreams Come True

There were many tears shed at the first ever ‘Blood at the Beach’ Horror Convention April 20-22, 2012 in Virginia Beach, but not from fear of being chased by a masked psycho with a knife or a hungry zombie. These...

The Raven stars John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe

OBX Weekend Movie Update – April 27, 2012

The Gods wage war at the historic Pioneer, while there’s something for every taste among this week’s new releases. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of April 27, 2012! The fantasy adventure sequel...