Author: Matt Artz

Outer Banks Restaurant Tours BBQ Class

Dig In To Outer Banks Restaurant Tours BBQ Demo Class [Photo Gallery]

There is no better way to experience the many varieties of local cuisine than Outer Banks Restaurant Tours, and this summer, the latest flavor on the menu is a new barbecue demo class, where you...

Brew Thru owner Philip Foreman and Sue Artz, on June 21, 2014. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

'OBXE TV' Episode 16 – Brew Thru Owner Philip Foreman [Video]

The 16th episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special guest Philip Foreman, owner of Brew Thru and the mastermind behind the Brew Thru Summer...

Outer Banks realtor Barry Breit is featured on on episode of the Destination America series 'Buying the Beach'.

Outer Banks Realtor Stars In 'Buying The Beach' [Interview]

The Destination America network will premiere a new episode of their series Buying the Beach filmed on the Outer Banks tonight (Monday), and we recently caught up with local realtor Barry Breit, of Carolina Designs...

WIN TICKETS to see Bruce Hornsby in concert at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on June 26, now at OBXentertainment.com!

[Contest] Win Tickets To Bruce Hornsby In Concert At Festival Park!

The 2014 Brew Thru Summer Concert Series kicks off this Thursday with Grammy winner Bruce Hornsby live at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo, and we have a pair of tickets to give away...

Alexa Vega stars in 'The Remaining', filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

First Look At 'The Remaining' Teases Judgement Day [NC Film]

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, the first official teaser trailer for Sony Pictures’ end-of-the-world thriller The Remaining, starring Alexa Vega (Spy Kids, Machete Kills), arrived online this week. You can watch the brand new teaser in...

The sci-fi movie 'Sol' was filmed mostly on Jockey's Ridge in Nags Head, North Carolina.

Outer Banks Is Another Planet In Feature Film 'Sol' [Interview]

Of the many dozens of award-winning blockbuster movies made in North Carolina in the last 30 years, very few have been made locally here on the Outer Banks, making the sci-fi thriller Sol, filmed...

'Think Like a Man Too' arrives in theaters this week.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – June 20, 2014: Laugh 'Like a Man'

Jersey Boys come to the big screen, and you can Think Like a Man Too in theaters this week, while Spider-Man swings back into action at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the...

The Destination America series 'Buying the Beach' will feature the Outer Banks in an episode airing on June 9, 2014.

Outer Banks Featured On 'Buying the Beach' This Monday [NC Film]

A new episode of the Destination America series Buying the Beach that was filmed on the Outer Banks is set to premiere this week, featuring a local realtor helping a young couple to find...

Bruce Hornsby will be Roanoke Island Festival Park on June 26 as part of the Brew Thru 2014 Summer Concert Series.

Bruce Hornsby Kicks Off Brew Thru Summer Concert Series [Concert Preview]

National recording artists Live, Gin Blossoms, The Spin Doctors, and Cracker, are all coming to the Outer Banks as part of the 2014 Brew Thru Summer Concert Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park in...

Outer Banks Restaurant Tours offers a taste of Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills.

Get Taste of Kitty Hawk with Outer Banks Restaurant Tours [Video]

There is no better way to experience the unique cuisine of the Outer Banks than Outer Banks Restaurant Tours, and owner Terry Bell just sent us a new video featuring a group of friends happily digging...

'The Three Little Pigs' will be presented at Roanoke Island Festival Park on June 25-27, 2014.

See 'Three Little Pigs' And More At Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park has announced a new addition to their children’s performance series, as Grey Seal Puppets will present a unique esperience that combines The Three Little Pigs, Three Billy Goats Gruff, and...

'OBXE TV' Episode 15 – The Wailers In Concert At Kelly's [Video]

The 15th episode of our Outer Banks web series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring host Sue Artz taking the show on location to see the The Wailers live in concert at Kelly’s Restaurant...

Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery Films Video for 'Feelin' It' on Outer Banks [NC Film]

The youngest male winner in American Idol history, Garner, North Carolina native Scotty McCreery was back on the Outer Banks last week to film the official music video for his new single “Feelin’ It”. Scotty says he and...

New 'Tammy' TV Spot, Posters Unveiled [NC Film]

Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, Melissa McCarthy’s new comedy Tammy, written and directed by McCarthy and her husband Ben Falcone, is now less than a month away from opening in theaters, and we have a new TV...

The Wailers Light Up Kelly's, Nags Head [Photo Gallery]

Reggae icons The Wailers performed the classic Bob Marley album Legend in its entirety live in concert for an excited packed house at Kelly’s Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head this past Thursday, June...

'22 Jump Street' Movie Poster

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – June 13, 2014: 'Dragon' on 'Jump Street'

Sequels rule this Father’s Day weekend in theaters, with a second Dragon flight and a second trip to Jump Street both opening this weekend, while The Other Woman arrives at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie...

The Children's Theatre of Charlotte presents 'Hansel and Gretel' at Roanoke Island Festival Park in June.

'Hansel And Gretel' Playing At Roanoke Island Festival Park

The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte presents a new twist on a classic fairy tale with their children’s production of Hansel and Gretel this month at Roanoke Island Festival Park. A family gathers around the...

[Movie Review] Disney Has Wicked Fun With 'Maleficent'

Angelina Jolie is wickedly good as the iconic title character in Disney’s new re-imagining of the classic Sleepy Beauty fairy tale, this time told from the point of view of the horned and angry...

Mike Remige and Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment series 'OBXE TV' on June 4, 2014.

'OBXE TV' Episode 14 – Jennette's Pier Manager Mike Remige [Video]

The 14th episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special guest Mike Remige, manager of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head! Mike will discuss the 75-year...

The Outer Banks has been named one of the Top 5 East Coast Family Beach Destinations for 2014 by the ABC Travel Guide for Kids. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

ABC Travel Guide For Kids Names Outer Banks In Top 5 East Coast Family Beaches

The ABC Travel Guide for Kids recently released its picks of the Top 5 East Coast Family Beach Destinations for 2014, ranking the Outer Banks in 5th place! The article says of the area,...

'Sleepy Hollow', filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

'Sleepy Hollow' Season 2 Premiere Date Announced [NC Film]

Fox’s hit action drama Sleepy Hollow is currently filming Season 2 in Wilmington, North Carolina, but the cast and crew took a break earlier this month to attend a fall TV press junket in Hollywood, where the Season...

Bodie Island Lighthouse (photo by Kraig Anderson)

USA Today Names Bodie Island Among America's Top 10 Best Lighthouses

More national recognition for the Outer Banks, as the Bodie Island Lighthouse has been named one of the 10 best lighthouses in America in a list released last week by USA Today . The list...

Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson star in ‘Are You Here’, filmed in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Trailer Revealed For 'Are You Here', Starring Zach Galifianakis [NC Film]

Filmed in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 2012, the first official trailer for the comedy-drama Are You Here (formerly known as You Are Here), the directorial debut from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner starring Wilksboro, NC native Zach Galifianakis (The...

Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, NC (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

Next On 'OBXE TV': Episode 14 Preview – Jennette's Pier [Video]

On the next episode of our Outer Banks web series OBXE TV, host Sue Artz will welcome special guest Mike Remige, manager of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head! Mike will discuss the 75-year history...

X Ambassadors at Kelly's - June 18, 2014

[UPDATE: CANCELLED] X Ambassadors Coming To Kelly's, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

UPDATE: 6/16/14 – The concert has been cancelled due to a family emergency. Kelly’s in Nags Head will welcome the alternative rock band X Ambassadors to the Outer Banks for the first time live...

Emily Blunt stars in 'Edge of Tomorrow'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – June 6, 2014: 'Edge of' Adventure

Tom Cruise lives and dies the same day over and over in theaters this week, while you lovers find The Fault in Our Stars,and a little boy learns that Heaven is For Real at The Pioneer....

‘We’re the Millers’ star Emma Roberts is coming back to North Carolina to film ‘Ashby’ in Charlotte.

'Ashby' Bringing Mickey Rourke, Emma Roberts to Charlotte [NC Film]

A new production from writer-director Tony McNamara, is set to begin filming in the Charlotte, North Carolina area this month, starring Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler, Iron Man 2), Sarah Silverman (A Million Ways to...

1964: The Tribute at Waterside Theatre

Beatles Tribute to Recreate 1964 at Waterside Theatre

The Beatles are coming! Or at least the next best thing, as the world’s top tribute to the fab four will take the stage live in concert for the first time on the Outer...

July 4, 2006 at Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills (photo: Artz Music & Photography)

July 4th Fireworks Return to Kill Devil Hills!

It has been four long years since the town of Kill Devil Hills approved funds in the annual budget for an Independence Day fireworks display on the 4th of July, but this year, the...

Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park Receives "Green" Attraction Certification

Roanoke Island Festival Park has joined the ranks of environmentally sustainable attractions in North Carolina with certification as a “green” attraction by the NC Green Travel Initiative, a program that recognizes travel-oriented businesses that...