30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Outer Banks Marches along the Beach Road The Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is about as Outer  Banks as it gets. Sure it’s also a celebration of all things Irish with lot of green and and all the trimmings.  But really, what the Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is, is the Outer Banks … Continue reading 30th Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Magic of Opera Comes to the Outer Banks

La Traviata came to the Outer Banks this weekend and what a great evening of opera and music we had. It was a one night performance on Saturday evening at First Flight High School, and what made it especially nice was the male lead was performed by Manteo native Tshombe Selby. Tshombe has moved on … Continue reading The Magic of Opera Comes to the Outer Banks

7th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival Promises a Great Time

Seafood Festival Is One of Our Favorites Bring your umbrellas and a little bit of humor, but by all means bring yourself to the 7th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival held at the Outer Banks Event Site in Nags Head. The annual affair celebrating the amazing heritage and history of our Outer Banks watermen who … Continue reading 7th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival Promises a Great Time

Surf & Sound Series-World Class Music for the Outer Banks

A Tradition of World Class Music For the past four years the the Surf and Sound Series has been a part of the Outer Banks August scene that to the Bryan Cultural Series. We have to hope it becomes a summer  tradition that becomes a part of local life. Bringing five world-class classical musicians to … Continue reading Surf & Sound Series-World Class Music for the Outer Banks

Bryan Cultural Series Brings Quintet to Outer Banks for Free Concert

World-Renowned Musicians Will Perform Four Free Concerts The Bryan Cultural Series is one of the local organizations that helps to make the Outer Banks such a special place to live and visit. This is the week for the Fourth Annual Surf and Sounds Chamber Music Series. Bringing five musicians with well-deserved international reputations to the … Continue reading Bryan Cultural Series Brings Quintet to Outer Banks for Free Concert

New World Festival of the Arts This Week in Manteo

A Wonderful Reason to Check out a Picturesque Downtown The 37th Annual New World Festival of the Arts is Wednesday and Thursday this week and if ever there was a great excuse to stroll along the Manteo waterfront this is it. Featuring over 75 exhibitors from up and down the East Coast as well as … Continue reading New World Festival of the Arts This Week in Manteo

Outer-An Excellent Film on Outer Banks Surfing

The Surfing Culture of the Outer Banks Brought to Life Logan Marshall will be a senior at Manteo High School next year, so it’s hard to imagine that he’s already produced to excellent films on surfing on the Outer Banks. His first film was Limitless, a 22 minute short that had its first showing at … Continue reading Outer-An Excellent Film on Outer Banks Surfing

The Secret Token-An Amazing Look at What Happened to The Lost Colony

There is a new book out on the Lost Colony and it may be the most comprehensive study of the fate of the 115 colonists that has been published. Andrew Lawler’s The Secret Token, Myth, Obsession and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke, is an amazing book that manages to incorporate elements of … Continue reading The Secret Token-An Amazing Look at What Happened to The Lost Colony

Tshombe Selby-An Outstanding Afternoon of Music

An Afternoon Treat in Southern Shores Tshombe Selby is a man who is going places. After being treated to an afternoon performance at All Saint Episcopal Church in Southern Shores, there can be no doubt that this is an artist who is going to make a name for himself. And he’s local. Well, not local … Continue reading Tshombe Selby-An Outstanding Afternoon of Music

Local Vocalist Tshombe Selby to Perform in Southern Shores

Tshombe Selby is one of those local lad makes good stories that makes everyone feel good. Born and raised in Manteo, Tshombe dreamed of a career singing classical music. With a powerful yet beautiful tenor voice and a stage filling presence, it only seemed natural that at some point he would be successful. The journey … Continue reading Local Vocalist Tshombe Selby to Perform in Southern Shores