Larry Sabato and His Crystal Ball Comes to the Outer Banks

Larry Sabato is a pretty interesting guy. At least on stage he is when he’s talking about elections, the electorate and all things political The Bryan Cultural Series brought Larry Sabato and his Crystal Ball to the Outer Banks on Wednesday night and what he said was a welcomed relief from some of the discourse … Continue reading Larry Sabato and His Crystal Ball Comes to the Outer Banks

Outer Banks Performance of Messiah a Real Treat

An Outstanding Performance of Messiah, an Oratorio Sometimes rare treats occur in unexpected places. That was certainly the case on Sunday when the Outer Banks Community Chorus and Orchestra performed Handel’s Messiah. The Hallelujah Chorus is certainly the best known part of the work, but the composition is actually much longer, telling the story of … Continue reading Outer Banks Performance of Messiah a Real Treat

Finding the Holiday Spirit on the Outer Banks

Thanksgiving is almost here and that, of course means the Holiday Season is just around the corner. Sometimes it takes just a bit of effort to get into that Christmas spirit, so in the interests of promoting goodwill and cheer among all our visitors to the Outer Banks and local residents, here are two Thanksgiving weekend events … Continue reading Finding the Holiday Spirit on the Outer Banks

HMS Pinafore Sails into the Outer Banks

New York Theater Comes to the Outer Banks Two years ago the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players (NYGSP) brought the Pirates of Penzance to the Outer Banks. On Sunday evening they were back at First Flight High School, but this time with HMS Pinafore. One thing is for sure—two year has not diminished the skill … Continue reading HMS Pinafore Sails into the Outer Banks

A Great Way to End a Great Season

Virginia Symphony in performance at First Flight High School. Outer Banks Forum Tradition For almost 25 years the Outer Banks Forum has been bringing music to the Outer Banks. Over that time a few traditions have evolved. One of those is closing out the season with the Virginia Symphony. That’s a tradition that we really … Continue reading A Great Way to End a Great Season

OBX Scalawags Fall to Harlem Ambassadors

  Ambassadors Bring Basketball and Fun to First Flight High The Harlem Ambassadors came to town yesterday for a game basketball with the local Scalawags. Although game is a loose description of what happened on the court. Sponsored by the Dare Education Foundation, there was some resemblance to basketball, although it wasn’t always apparent. There were … Continue reading OBX Scalawags Fall to Harlem Ambassadors

Outer Banks Wedding Expo Opens This Weekend

The Outer Banks—beautiful and romantic—has become one of the most popular wedding destinations on the East Coast. As its popularity has grown so has a wide variety of professionals have found a home on the Outer Banks specializing in making that special day a dream come true. The 19th Annual Wedding Expo is this weekend … Continue reading Outer Banks Wedding Expo Opens This Weekend

Great Evening of Music on the Outer Banks

Some of us sing pretty well, some of us not so well and everyone is rock star in their car. But last night at First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills we witnessed something wonderful and marvelous—music that was transcendent. Traveling from Connecticut, the Naugatuck High School Chorale combined with the Manteo and First … Continue reading Great Evening of Music on the Outer Banks