Author: Matt Artz

Renovated Wright Brothers Memorial Visitor Center Re-Opens [Video / Photo Gallery]

The grand re-opening of the newly renovated Visitor Center at Wright Brothers National Memorial took place today (Oct. 20), but we attended a special media preview yesterday to see the high tech new exhibits...

Local Horror Short ‘Boy!’ to Premiere at Halloween Film Festival

The local award-winning filmmakers behind Lost In Buffalo City are preparing to scare audiences once again with the premiere of their latest films, Boy! and Night of the Fluffet, at the 3rd Annual Halloween...

Weekend Movie Update – Oct. 19, 2018: Michael Myers Returns for ‘Halloween’

The Boogeyman comes home in theaters this week to celebrate Halloween. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Oct. 19, 2018! In a direct sequel to director John Carpenter’s 1978 masterpiece (ignoring...

Weekend Movie Update – Oct. 12, 2018: Halloween ‘Goosebumps’

The Goosebumps monsters are back in theaters this week to celebrate Halloween, while Neil Armstrong lands on the moon and a bar sees Bad Times. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend...

Local ‘Top Gun’ Fan Film Now Casting

Manteo, NC based Rayolight Productions, the award winning filmmakers behind Lost In Buffalo City and Boy!, are seeking talent for their latest project, a Top Gun inspired fan film trailer, with a sports tie-in...

A masked killer stalks a horror-themed amusement park on Halloween in 'Hell Fest'.

‘Hell Fest’ is a Halloween Haunt Thrill Ride [Review]

Like a favorite roller coaster you just can’t get enough of summer after summer, the new Halloween slasher Hell Fest is destined to be mandatory annual October viewing for horror fans. Directed by Gregory Plotkin (Paranormal...

Weekend Movie Update – Oct. 5, 2018: Rise of ‘Venom’

The iconic Marvel anti-hero Venom is back in theaters this week, while A Star is born again in yet another remake of a classic tale of a musician’s rise to fame. Here’s your Outer...

Halloween Film Festival 2018 Official Selections Revealed!

The 3rd Annual Halloween International Film Festival, presented by OBX Entertainment, returns to Kill Devil Hills during HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, October 25-27, and the 2018 lineup of Official Selections features more than...

A masked killer stalks a horror-themed amusement park on Halloween in 'Hell Fest'.

Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 28, 2018: ‘Hell’ of a Halloween Movie

A killer stalks the ultimate Halloween scream park in theaters this week, while Night School is in session and Bigfoot’s Small cousin is discovered. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Sept....

111th first flight anniversary observance at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC on December 17, 2014. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

Wright Brothers Memorial Visitor Center Reopening Rescheduled for October

The grand reopening event for the Wright Brothers National Memorial visitor center in Kill Devil Hills has postponed due to delays caused by Hurricane Florence. The new reopening date for the National Historic Landmark...

NC Watermen Photo Exhibit Showing at Roanoke Island Festival Park

On October 4, Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo will debut its latest exhibit, The Independent Watermen. Local photographer Daniel Pullen captures the heritage, lifestyle and pride of North Carolina’s fishermen in this photo documentary exhibit....

'Light Art Grand Tour USA – 50 U.S. Monuments in the Spotlight' comes to Wright Brothers National Memorial

Light Art Concert Event Comes to Wright Brothers Memorial

The National Park Service invites the public to a concert and light art event at Wright Brothers National Memorial on Saturday, September 29, 2018.  Admission to the park grounds will be free from 5pm...

Jordan Phipps stars in the horror anthology '10/31', an Official Selection at the Halloween International Film Festival, Oct. 25-27, 2018 in Kill Devil Hills.

2018 Halloween Film Festival Tickets on Sale Now

The 3rd Annual Halloween International Film Festival, presented by OBX Entertainment, returns to Kill Devil Hills during HalloWeek on the Outer Banks, October 25-27, 2018, and tickets for the event are on sale now....

Watch ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 5 Finale Previews

The locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks will air its fifth season finale this weekend, and we have two previews of this Sunday’s new episode. In Episode 13,...

It's Halloween in 'The House with a Clock in its Walls'.

Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 21, 2018: ‘House’ of Magic

A magical House opens its doors in theaters this week, while Life happens and a new documentary brings the heat. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of Sept. 21, 2018! From...

'Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks' Season 4 now casting!

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 5 Ep. 12 Preview

The locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks is currently airing its fifth season, and we have an emotional preview of this Sunday’s new episode. In Episode 12, entitled...

Weekend Movie Update – Sept. 14, 2018: ‘Predator’ Hunts Again

The ultimate alien hunter returns to theaters this week, while a Favor leads to a disappearance, and a White Boy becomes an underworld kingpin. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

Powerlifting teen world champion Anna Zak with Sue Artz, photographed on August 15, 2018 by Matt Artz for OBX Entertainment.

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 79 – Powerlifting Teen World Champion Anna Zak [Video]

Season 5 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 79, as local powerlifting teen world champion Anna Zak stops by the studio for an exclusive interview.  On this episode, Anna...

Kings Dominion 2018 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

It had been quite a few years since we last visited Kings Dominion amusement park near Richmond, Virginia, a bygone era before our 11-year-old, Ozzie, had stepped into (and was tall enough for) the...

Matt Artz and Glenn Eure at the Ghost Fleet Gallery Centennial of Flight exhibit opening in December 2003. (Photo by Chip Artz)

Outer Banks Icon Glenn Eure Dies at 86

We are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of a true Outer Banks icon in every sense of the word, our friend Glenn Eure, a local legend, an American patriot, and an incomparably...