Author: Matt Artz

'Beauty and the Beast' kids show plays Roanoke Island Festival Park, June 24-26, 2015.

‘Beauty And The Beast’ Kids Show Playing Outer Banks, Manteo

The classic Beauty and the Beast children’s show will be presented by the University of North Carolina-Greensboro Opera on the Outer Banks, live on stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park this month. The kids show...

Outer Banks Movies On The Sound Gets ‘Despicable’ Sequel

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum will once again present free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program, continuing...

The Bonner Bridge connecting Hatteras Island to the Northern Outer Banks will soon be replaced with a new parallel bridge.

Outer Banks To Get New Bonner Bridge To Hatteras Island

It has been a long time coming (decades in fact), but a settlement agreement was finally reached this week that will allow the aging, unquestionably unsafe Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet to...

'OBXE TV' host Sue Artz takes a monster truck ride with Son-uva Digger driver Ryan Anderson at Grave Digger's Dungeon, Currituck, NC on June 6, 2015 (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 48 – Son-uva Digger Driver Ryan Anderson (Part 2) [Video]

Season 2 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 48, once again featuring special guest Ryan Anderson, driver the Son-uva Digger monster truck.  After discussing growing up the son...

Dare County Arts council presents a Painting Workshop on Wednesdays this summer.

Dare County Arts Council Presents Beginner Painting Workshop

Dare County Arts Council is pleased to present a weekly painting workshop with popular Outer Banks artist Catherine Hamill. Designed for beginner to intermediate artists ages 16 and up, this workshop will introduce you...

1964 The Tribute brings The Beatles to life at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island on Sunday, June 21.

1964 The Tribute Brings The Beatles To Outer Banks [Concert Preview]

The Beatles are coming to the Outer Banks this weekend, or at least as close as we can get, as 1964 The Tribute brings the legendary band to life, live in concert for Father’s...

Kill Devil Hills Beach (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

Explore Beaches Of Kill Devil Hills In New Video

The Town of Kill Devil Hills has released a new video as part of the Dare County Government Channel’s Destination Dare series, this  time focusing on What You May Find On The Beach while...

[Movie Review] ‘San Andreas’ Is Earth Shaking Fun

You’ve got to admire a movie that knows exactly what it wants to be and delivers on that promise, which is why I enjoyed the latest big screen excursion into nature’s fury so much. The...

Outer Banks Centre for Dance presents 'Frozen' on June 20 at First Flight High School.

Outer Banks Centre For Dance Presents ‘Frozen’

Outer Banks Centre for Dance students (picture below) are preparing for their upcoming performance of Disney’s newest classic Frozen live on stage in Kill Devil Hills this month. In addition to the performance, Elsa and...

Dinosaurs roam again in 'Jurassic World'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – June 12, 2015: Enter ‘Jurassic World’

Dinosaurs rule once again in theaters this week as the highly anticipated sequel Jurassic World opens. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 12, 2015! Jurassic World (rated PG13) takes you...

Outer Banks Movies On The Sound Goes ‘Back To The Future II’

The Outer Banks Children at Play Museum will once again present free outdoor screenings of some of your favorite family films every Friday night this summer as part the Movies on the Sound program, continuing...

Meaghan Rath (Being Human, Banshee, Secrets And Lies) with OBX Entertainment editor in chief Matt Artz at Tidewater Comicon in Virginia Beach on May 17, 2015. (photo by Sue Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

Meaghan Rath Talks ‘Surviving Life’ in New Fox Series [Interview]

Actress Meaghan Rath spent some time Charlotte, North Carolina in 2014 shooting a recurring role on Season 3 of the Cinemax series Banshee, but she won’t back for next season because she is about...

Children's Theatre of Charlotte will present the kids show 'Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel' June 16-18 at Roanoke Island Festival Park.

‘Mike Mulligan’ Kids Show Coming To Outer Banks

The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte (formerly known as the Tarradiddle Players) brings Mike Mulligan and his beloved Steam Shovel to the Outer Banks this month, live on stage in the Indoor Theatre at Roanoke...

Waylon Burkhart at the Fishing and Crabbing Rodeo at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. (photo: USFWS/Cindy Heffley)

Pea Island Wildlife Refuge Hosts Fishing-Crabbing Rodeo

You are invited to come join your friends and neighbors at the annual Fishing and Crabbing Rodeo, one of the most looked forward to events for families on the Outer Banks, happening on Saturday, June...

The National Park Service will host a series of Outer Banks beach cleanups in June in honor of World Oceans Month.

National Park Service Hosting Outer Banks Beach Cleanups

The month of June marks the beginning of summer and also the beginning of World Oceans Month.  The oceans make up approximately 70 percent of the earth and are global natural treasures providing a...

Young Explorers is among the many summer programs offered at National Wildlife Refuges loated on the Outer Banks. (photo: USFWS/Heffley)

Summer Programs Announced At Outer Banks Wildlife Refuges

This summer you are invited to get outside and enjoy your Outer Banks national wildlife refuges. Summer programs started on Tuesday, June 2, and will continue through Friday, August 28.  Read on for the full schedule...

[Movie Review] Future Is Bright In ‘Tomorrowland’

Disney’s shiny new fantasy adventure Tomorrowland is quite possibly the most positive-minded and inspirational movie of the year, where the unabashed hopefulness of childhood dreams can create a better a tomorrow as long as...

Son-uva Digger Monster Jam driver Ryan Anderson with Sue and Ozzie Artz of OBX Entertainment, on location at the home of Grave Digger in Currituck on June 6, 2015. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 47 – Son-uva Digger Driver Ryan Anderson [Video]

Season 2 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 47, featuring special guest Ryan Anderson, driver the Son-uva Digger monster truck.  Ryan will discuss growing up the son of...

The Wailers Return To Kelly’s, Nags Head [Concert Preview]

“Everything’s gonna be alright” because reggae icon Bob Marley’s legendary band The Wailers will return to the Outer Banks this month to light it up live in concert at Kelly’s in Nags Head. The...

Outer Banks Brewing Station June 2015 Schedule of Events

Outer Banks Brewing Station Announces June 2015 Lineup

Summer is heating up on the Outer Banks, and so is the nightlife and entertainment options, the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills has announced their schedule of events for June 2015,...