Author: Matt Artz

Day 2 of the Bud Light Lime Surf Series 2012 Oceanside Invitational in Oceanside, CA.

Jennette's Pier to Host Bud Surf Series Labor Day Cup

 The Bud Light Lime Surf Series is coming to Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head this Labor Day weekend, featuring some of the world’s best surfers competing for more than $125,000. The second stop on...

Benjamin Walker stars as 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 22, 2012

Abraham Lincoln grabs his axe and slays some vampires, while Disney gets Brave, Steve Carell prepares for the apocalypse, and aliens attack The Pioneer this week. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the...

Rocky Mount, NC native Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'.

NC's Mary Elizabeth Winstead Slays in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

 Rocky Mount, North Carolina native Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars as Mary Todd Lincoln in the new action horror epic Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – opening in theaters this weekend. The R-rated adaptation of author Seth...

Comedian Greg Lausch

Laugh with Greg Lausch at the OBX Comedy Club This Week

 The Comedy Club of the Outer Banks presents comedians Greg Lausch with Josh Copen for three nights this week in Kill Devil Hills. Lausch has been making audiences laugh all across the United States with his unique brand...

Pirates of Penzance

'Pirates of Penzance' Invade Festival Park

Pirates for all ages are invading Roanoke Island Festival Park this week for six shows over the next three days, as part of this summer’s ongoing Performance Series. UNC Greensboro brings The Pirates of Penzance to the...

Kellie Pickler

NC's Kellie Pickler Headlines Busch Gardens on Father's Day

Former American Idol contestant and Albemarle, North Carolina native Kellie Pickler will perform live at Busch Gardens theme park for a special Father’s Day show this weekend. The concert is set for this Sunday, June...

Tom Hanks will play real life ship Captain Richard Phillips, was rescued from Somali pirates on April13, 2009 in the Indian Ocean.

[Now Filming] Tom Hanks Begins Shooting 'Captain Phillips' in VA Beach

 Tom Hanks has been sighted at work and at brunch in Hampton Roads, Virginia this week, as excitement over the star’s new movie filming in the area continues to build. The two-time Oscar winning...

Tom Cruise stars in 'Rock of Ages'.

Weekend Movie Update – June 15, 2012

Rock cranks up the 1980s and Adam Sandler gives dads a Father’s Day gift, while Rihanna launches Battleship at the Pioneer. Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of June 15, 2012!...

Steve Kazee on stage in 'Once'.

'Lost Colony' Alumnus Wins Best Actor Tony Award

 Former Lost Colony cast member Steve Kazee is the talk of the theater world this week after winning Best Actor for his lead role in the hit musical Once at Sunday’s Tony Awards. Once –...

Michael L. Walters as "Dame Edna".

Dame Edna at Kelly's Headlines OBX Pridefest

The world’s longest running impersonator of perhaps the most famous man ever to dress as a woman is coming to Nags Head, when Michael L. Walters brings the iconic Dame Edna to Kelly’s for...

'Stuart Little' is coming to Festival Park June 12-14.

Festival Park Hosts 'Stuart Little' Kids Show This Week

 The popular kids show Stuart Little is coming to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this week for three performances this Tuesday through Thursday. Per the official press release from the park, UNC Pembroke...

Weekend Movie Update – June 8, 2012

The original Alien invader attacks theaters this week, while the wild things of Madagascar return for a threequel and you can Expect all-star laughs at the Pioneer.  Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of...

Julianne Hough will film ‘Safe Haven’ in Southport, NC.

Southport, NC is 'Safe Haven' for Julianne Hough

Julianne Hough (Burlesque, Footloose, Rock of Ages) will join Josh Duhamel (Transformers, Touristas) in the latest big screen adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, which will be filmed this summer in Southport, NC. The Safe Haven is “an...

'Iron Man 3' is the biggest production ever filmed in NC.

[Now Filming] 'Iron Man 3' Begins Shooting in NC

In addition to releasing the first official photo from the North Carolina set of Iron Man 3, Marvel officially announced the start of principal photography in Wilmington this week, and also added Raleigh/Durham, Florida, and China to the list...

Elizabeth II Captain Robbie Putnam

Meet Elizabeth II Captain this Saturday at Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Parks will host its next 2nd Saturday historic presentation this weekend, featuring Robbie Putnam, captain of the park’s Elizabeth II ship replica.  Read on for the official press release. Join us on Saturday, June...

UNC Pembroke presents a Fosse Revue at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Fosse Revue Cabaret Musical Plays Festival Park This Week

A cabaret style tribute the Broadway hits of legendary director-choreographer Bob Fosse takes the stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this week for three live performances.  Read on for the official press...

OBX Entertainment Awards

Announcing The 2012 OBX Entertainment Awards!!!

OBX ENTERTAINMENT is proud to announce the first ever OBX Entertainment Awards! Read on for details – or just enter the voting booth now by clicking on a category below to VOTE for your favorite...

Brandon Scheid goes airborne at the 2011 Triple-S Invitational.

2012 Triple-S Invites World's Best Kiteboarders to Waves

 Real Watersports in Waves will host its annual Triple-S Invitational this week – bringing the best kiteboarders on the planet to Hatteras Island for seven days, seven parties, and seven bands to be featured during the top...

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...

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...