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'Strange Magic' comes to theaters.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 23, 2015: Lust, Laughs, and ‘Strange Magic’

Strange Magic comes to theaters this week, along with Johnny Depp in a whacky comedy and Jennifer Lopez in an erotic thriller, while The Hobbit arrives at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of January 23, 2015! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (rated PG13) brings […]

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Roanoke Island Festival Park hosts Outer Banks Community Quilt Show - March 2015

Roanoke Island Festival Park Hosting Outer Banks Quilt Show

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo reopens in March, kicking off their 2015 season with the annual Outer Banks Community Quilt Show. An opening reception will be held on Friday, March 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free and this event is open to the public. Antique and new quilts will be on […]

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Theatre of Dare presents 'You Can't Take It With You'

[Contest] Enter To WIN Tickets To Theatre of Dare’s ‘You Can’t Take It With You’!

Theatre of Dare presents their new production of You Can’t Take It With You, premiering this weekend in Manteo, and OBX Entertainment has four pairs of tickets to give away! We will be giving away two pairs of tickets for free admission to the play this week, and two more pairs next week, and all you […]

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'Paddington' comes alive in theaters.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 16, 2015: ‘Paddington’ Comes To Life

Director Clint Eastwood brings an American Sniper to theaters this week, while Blackhat fights hackers, Paddington comes alive, The Wedding Ringer is the best man, and Liam Neeson gets Taken to the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for this weekend of January 16, 2015! The historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo has the Liam Neeson (Batman Begins) action […]

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Shallowbag Shag Outer Banks Beach Music Festival 2014 (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0133

2015 Shallowbag Beach Music Festival Returns To Manteo [Concert Preview]

The 2nd Annual Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival comes to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo on Memorial Day Monday, May 25, featuring headliners The Band of Oz, joining returning favorites The Tams, The Embers, and Jim Quick & Coastline for a full day of live music. The gates at Festival Park will open at […]

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Liam Neeson stars in 'Taken 3'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 9, 2015: Pioneer Gets ‘Taken’

Martin Luther King Jr. lives in theaters this week, while Tim Burton shows off his Big Eyes and Liam Neeson gets Taken to the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for this weekend of January 9, 2015! The historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo is getting the Liam Neeson (Batman Begins) action sequel Taken 3 (rated PG13) starting […]

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The Cast of Theatre of Dare’s You Can’t Take It With You: Back Row: Chuck Beatty, Betsy Head, Paul Dillon, Lynette Ford, Adonis Osekre, Nancy Harvey, Brendan Cobb, Stuart Parks II, Allison Johnson Guthrie, Tim Hass, Jessica Sands. Front Row: Tim Roy, Lisa Pfuhl, Don Bridge, Lauren Taylor, Jared Eng-Hong. Not Pictured: Bert Plante, David Rolf.

Theatre of Dare Joins ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Revival

When Theatre of Dare decided to add the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy You Can’t Take It With You to its 2014-15 lineup, no one in the organization had any idea that moguls on The Great White Way had similar plans, or that the two productions would end up running simultaneously. “Great minds think alike, I guess,” […]

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Bruce Hornsby at Roanoke Island Festival Park - June 26, 2014 (photo by OBXentertainment.com)-0075

See Our Top 10 Most Popular OBX Entertainment Stories of 2014

2014 was a Wicked year here at OBX Entertainment, as we launched the Outer Banks’ first original web series OBXE TV in March and presented the inaugural Outer Banks Halloween Parade of Costumes in October, while co-sponsoring many of the area’s biggest concert events this summer, but what were your favorite stories?  We were the […]

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'The Woman in Black' returns in 'Angel of Death'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 2, 2015: ‘Woman In Black’ Is Back

The Woman in Black is back in theaters this week, while Batman plays Moses at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for this weekend of January 2, 2015! Christian Bale (The Dark Knight) takes on the iconic role of Moses, leading his people to freedom in a big budget update of the classic biblical […]

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Shown is Kim Sawyer (left), Executive Director of Roanoke Island Festival, who judged the competition - an honor given to last years winner - holding the first place winner, Odds and Ends; Roanoke Island Garden Club member Jerri Hopkins (seated), a former downtown merchant, displaying the two who tied for third place - Poor Richard’s Sandwich Shop and Acre Lane; and Roanoke Island Garden Club member and project organizer, Della Basnight, showcasing the second place winner, John Silver Art Gallery.

Roanoke Island Garden Club Announces Downtown Manteo Wreath Winners

The Roanoke Island Garden Club has announced their 2014 Downtown Manteo Christmas Wreath Winners. The annual competition is sponsored by the Roanoke Island Garden Club with entries from Downtown Manteo businesses. Odds and Ends won first place, John Silver Art Gallery won second place, and Poor Richards’ Sandwich Shop and Acre Lane tied for third […]

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Meryl Streep gets witchy in the musical 'Into the Woods'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Dec. 25, 2014: Singing ‘Into The Woods’

An all-star cast goes Into the Woods in theaters this week, Chris Rock makes the Top 5, and Angelina Jolie is Unbroken, while some lively animated Penguins arrive at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the extended Christmas weekend of December 25, 2014! For the whole family, Disney presents the animated spin-off Penguins […]

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The sun will come out in 'Annie'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Dec. 19, 2014: ‘Annie’ Against ‘The Museum’

A new little orphan Annie arrives in theaters this week for a new generation of filmgoers, while Ben Stiller spends another Night at the Museum, and The Pioneer gets Dumb. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of December 19, 2014!  The comedy sequel Dumb and Dumber To (rated PG13), which reunites most of […]

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'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' poster

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Dec. 12, 2014: ‘The Hobbit’ Final Fight

It’s time to return to Middle-Earth for one last adventure in theaters beginning this week, while the former Batman takes on Moses, and the director of The Dark Knight trilogy goes Interstellar at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of December 12, 2014! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, the director of The Dark […]

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Holly Jolly Christmas Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park - Dec. 5-7, 2014

Roanoke Island Festival Park Hosts Holly Jolly Christmas Show [Concert Preview]

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will host an all new concert event this holiday season with A Holly Jolly Christmas Show, presented by the promoters of the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival. The event features three days of live music and classic holiday favorites performed by members of the band Nu-Blu, with shows scheduled for […]

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Jennifer Aniston returns in 'Horrible Bosses 2'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Nov. 26, 2014: ‘Horrible Bosses’ Return

The hilariously bad Bosses you love to hate are back in theaters this weekend, along with some lively animated Penguins, while The Hunger Games continues its three-week run at the historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the extended Thanksgiving weekend of November 26, 2014! Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence (X-Men: Days of Future Past) returns […]

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December Decadence - 12-13-14 at 108 Budleigh, Manteo

Dare Arts Council Adds New Twist To December Decadence Fundraiser

The Dare County Arts Council’s annual end-of-year fundraiser returns on December 13, 2014, this time with a twist. The organization’s December Decadence event will take place at 108 Budleigh in Manteo and is being presented by Black Pelican and Holiday House. A strong lineup of several culinary artists from throughout the area will be creating […]

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Jennifer Lawrence returns in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Nov. 21, 2014: ‘Hunger Games’ Resume

The Hunger Games resume in theaters this week, with the sequel Mockingjay Part 1 opening locally, including the  historic Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of November 21, 2014! Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence (X-Men: Days of Future Past) returns as rebel heroine Katniss in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (rated PG13), […]

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Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels return in 'Dumb and Dumber To'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Nov. 14, 2014: ‘Dumb’ Sequel

The Dumb get Dumber again in theaters this week, while a Very Bad Day from Disney comes to The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of November 14, 2014! Finally, Disney serves up something for the whole family with Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (rated PG), premiering tonight […]

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Disney introduces Marvel's 'Big Hero 6' in theaters this week.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Nov. 7, 2014: ‘Big Hero’ Goes ‘Interstellar’

The director of The Dark Knight trilogy goes Interstellar in theaters this week and Disney introduces is newest Big Hero, while you can find The Best of Nicholas Sparks at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of November 7, 2014! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo is the latest adaptation of one of a […]

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First Friday - Nov. 7, 2014 in Manteo

First Friday Returns To Manteo Waterfront Nov. 7

The monthly First Friday celebration returns to the downtown Manteo waterfront this week.  Live music to be featured includes The Crowd at Magnolia Pavilion and SoulOne at the Dare County Arts Council stage, both performing from 6 to 8pm, plus local author David Tanis reading from his latest book starting at 7pm at the Arts […]

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Jake Gyllenhaal goes crazy in 'Nightcrawler'.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Oct. 31, 2014: New Thrillers In Theaters

Nicole Kidman and Jack Gyllenhaal want to scare you with two new thrillers in theaters this Halloween, while The Maze Runner begins its run at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of October 31, 2014! Based on the best selling novel of the same name, the action adventure The Maze Runner (rated PG13) […]

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You Can't Take It With You

Theatre of Dare Announces Auditions for ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

Fresh off the campy comedy of Psycho Beach Party, Theatre of Dare will be looking to “cast” a wide net when it holds open auditions for its second production of the 2014-15 season, You Can’t Take It With You. Auditions will be held in the auditorium of the College of the Albemarle’s Manteo campus on […]

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'Ouija' haunts theaters this Halloween.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Oct. 24, 2014: Playing ‘Ouija’

Will you play with the Ouija board in theaters this Halloween? The horror thriller opens this week, along with Keanu Reeves’ return to action as John Wick, and a Hundred Foot Journey at The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of October 24, 2014! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, The Hundred-Foot Journey (rated […]

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'The Book of Life' celebrates Mexico's Halloween, the Day of the Dead.

Outer Banks Weekend Movie Update – Oct. 17, 2014: ‘Book of Life’ vs. ‘Fury’ of War

The Fury of war comes to theaters this week, up against The Best of Nicholas Sparks and a new animated Halloween celebration from Mexico, while another Dolphin Tale swims into The Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of October 17, 2014! Playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo is the family-friendly sequel Dolphin Tale […]

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