Daniel Pullen Named 2018 People’s Choice Artist

Pullen’s Creativity Takes Top Award for the Year Daniel Pullen was just named the Outer Banks 2018 People’s Choice artist and it feels good to know that sometimes the good guys really do win. Daniel, who’s a Hatteras native, is an extraordinarily talented photographer. In a place that with considerable justification, views its wedding photographers … Continue reading Daniel Pullen Named 2018 People’s Choice Artist

Surfalorus Weekend on the Outer Banks

It’s Surfalorus weekend on the Outer Banks. The 6th annual showing of all films surf related kicked off tonight at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. Typically when we talk about a film festival we hit the highlights…point to some film that looks outstanding, and make recommendations. Limitless This year, however, we may already have had … Continue reading Surfalorus Weekend on the Outer Banks

An Outer Banks Night at the Opera

The Virginia Opera Company came to the Outer Banks on Wednesday and after an evening of music with their Emerging Artists the verdict is a huge thank you for some great performances and wonderful music. The evening featured duets and arias from classic Italian opera with a few American show tunes to end the night. … Continue reading An Outer Banks Night at the Opera

Clemens Comes to Life in “Whiskey with Twain”

In a show filled with humor and great acting, Ryan Clemens, the three times grandfather’s brother’s son of Samuel Clemens—Mark Twain, brought the thoughts and stories of the great author to life. Clemens performed what was a one man show featuring characters drawn from the short works and novels of his famous ancestor. Clemens and Whiskey with Twain … Continue reading Clemens Comes to Life in “Whiskey with Twain”

Our OBX version of the Northern Lights

  IF YOU WERE ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES TO BE ON THE BEACH THIS PAST WEEKEND YOU WERE WITNESS TO A BEAUTIFUL DISPLAY OF BIO-LUMINESCENT PLANKTON   Alaska may have the Northern Lights and the popular book “Life of Pie” may have referenced a neon green, glowing carnivorous island. However, this weekends amazing light … Continue reading Our OBX version of the Northern Lights

Surf Weekend on OBX

It is wonderful to sit outside and watch a surfing movie, and that is what we got to do tonight as the Dare County Arts Council’s Surfalorus Film Festival opened tonight at the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills. It was a bit windy, but the screen was anchored and things went really … Continue reading Surf Weekend on OBX

AJ Croce Wows the Outer Banks

The Outer Bank Forum brought AJ Croce to the Outer Banks Saturday night, and his performance left no doubt the Croce legacy is alive and well in the late Jim Croce’s son. An amazing musician, Croce played a concert he told the audience he doesn’t perform very often—his “Two Generations of American Music”, which include … Continue reading AJ Croce Wows the Outer Banks

Annual New World Festival of the Arts

It was a kind of hot, the sun, especially on Wednesday was intense, but the 36th Annual New World Festival of the Arts on the waterfront in Manteo was as good as it has ever been. With 78 artists on hand working in a wide variety of medians, this is an annual event worth checking … Continue reading Annual New World Festival of the Arts

Who’s Bad Brings Michael Jackson to Lost Colony

Now that was a concert for the Outer Banks to remember! Performing at The Lost Colony’s Waterside Theatre, Who’s Bad brought the genius on Michael Jackson to the Outer Banks. Sheer energy, great choreography, excellent musicians and a show stopping performance by Joe Bell—Jobel as he is known on stage. The range of Jackson’s music … Continue reading Who’s Bad Brings Michael Jackson to Lost Colony

Nags Head Roll & Stroll-A Summer Tradition

Nags Head’s Roll and Stroll has become a great summertime tradition. Held the second Thursday of July annually, it’s a great introduction to the offbeat, high art and funky stores of the Gallery Row District of the town. The 2016 version had a fair number of strollers about but probably not quite as many as … Continue reading Nags Head Roll & Stroll-A Summer Tradition