On tap this winter at the Dare County Arts Council in Manteo is the tried and true Frank Stick Memorial Art Show. It’s an homage to Stick, a magazine illustrator, who had work published in “Saturday Evening Post,” Ladies Home Journal” “Country Gentleman, “St. Nicholas,” and “Field and Stream…
Theatre of Dare's 28th season continues Jan. 11-20 with a thoughtful drama, “Tuesdays with Morrie,” an autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and his relationship with Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after g…
If you want to look smart, give books as gifts. If you want to look really smart, ask your local indie bookseller for suggestions.
Theatre of Dare kicked off its 28th season in October with the hilarious cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”
Angus Konstam has spent decades studying "The Golden Age of Piracy" — the brief period in the early 18th century when the likes of Edward Teach (or Blackbeard), Charles Vane, the gentleman pirate Stede Bonnet and others operated off the Carolinas.
Art Happenings November – December 2018
When you walk into Sue and Perry Freeman’s Roanoke Island home, you can’t help but notice the art on the walls and a huge living room wall covered in strips of multicolored wood. The art and the wall are creations by Sue Freeman, a local artist who was a recent award winner in the Molly Fear…
Theatre of Dare kicks off its 28th season on Friday, Oct. 19, with the cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Lost Colony Soundstage. The venue is next to Waterside Theatre at the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site in Manteo.
Experience an evening celebrating one of America’s greatest female singers at "Love Is A Rose: Celebrating the Music of Linda Ronstadt with Paula Hanke & Peggy Ratusz."
I’ve always had a hard time figuring out how I should celebrate Columbus Day. I always come up short and end up buying a pizza and raising my slice to Christopher. But since I’ve moved to the Outer Banks, I’ve discovered the town of Duck has it all figured out for me. Better yet, they’ve mad…
Author signings and special events are on tap at Ducks Cottage and Downtown Books throughout October. All events are free and open to the public, and books for all signings will be available for purchase on-site. Following is a schedule of events:
For one week in late October, the Outer Banks will become Cajun and Creole Country, courtesy of a signature musician and a small army of local support.
I woke up this morning and wanted to tell my friend Glenn Eure that I had taken my “pretty pills” because he always suggested that I had every time he saw me. I know he said this to all the women that came into his Ghost Fleet Gallery in Nags Head, but I believed him because Glenn said it wi…
Surf Board Exhibit
Hanna Jubran ponders the universe — astronomy, the cosmos and natural science studies of celestial objects and phenomena. Working with stainless steel, bronze, steel and aluminum, he creates wall reliefs and sculptures. To loosely interpret his artist statement, by fashioning these works tha…
Island Art Show
Often, it is art that records history. Sometimes it celebrates it. In the case of the Dare County Arts Council exhibition, The Chicamacomico Shake Show,” art does both.
It’s known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic — the treacherous waters off the coast of North Carolina have claimed the hulks of countless ships, and it is with as much passion they claim the curiosity of Kevin P. Duffus.
Hanna Jubran Sculpture Exhibit
The New World Festival of the Arts will return to the Manteo waterfront for its 37th year Wednesday-Thursday, Aug. 15-16.