Stories in "Featured Entertainment"


Max’s Pizza: New York-style with a solid pedigree

One of the first measures for good pizza is a good chef. Grant Sharp is the culinary artiste behind Max’s pizza, as well as everything else on the menu, which spans choices from subs to calzones to lasagna, salads and appetizers.

Nov 10


Ben Gallop: Surfing on the Outer Banks

Chris Hunter makes the most of the surf in Kill Devil Hills. Mickey McCarthy is in the foreground taking photos. (Ben Gallop)

Nov 11


Rosie’s recipes: Bialy, sustenance with a story

Bialys are found wherever there is a significant Jewish population. A small round yeast bread, a bialy is a cousin of its more famous relative, the bagel. A bialy doesn’t have a hole.

Oct 26


Inside art: What you should know about numbered prints

Before the end of the 19th Century, the concept of an edition size or keeping track of the number of impressions did not exist. So no one knows how many etchings Rembrandt, Durer or Whistler printed.

Oct 13

Puckett Fish Heads

Behind the Fish Head’s mural: An actor and a classic brew

Matt Puckett's murals grace some impressive venues, but the one outside Fish Head's at the Outer Banks Fishing Pier in South Nags Head aims to convey much more than whimsey.

Sep 9


Theatre of Dare opens with spoof on beach blanket flicks

Psycho Beach Party is the type of show that the 24-year-old Outer Banks community theater organization is hoping to throw into its lineup on occasion: a little edgier, a little less standard than usual.

Oct 8


Singer Rene Marie headlines October’s Duck Jazz Festival

With a mastery of entertaining and risk-taking, Marie has found her voice and boldness akin to the legendary Eartha Kitt. The Virginia promises to show Duck Jazz Festival goers why she has won over critics in the jazz world,

Sep 25


Witness how original art is created with etchings

Award-winning artist David Hunter is known for his mastery in etching high detail images into a zinc plate. Meet Hunter at his live demonstration shows on Aug. 29, 30, 31 and Sept. 1 at Seaside Art Gallery in Nags Head.

Aug 25


Carol Willett featured artist for August at DCAC gallery

The Dare County Arts Council is hosting the work of artist Carol Willett in a special exhibit for the month of August featuring a collection of her fanciful sculptures.

Aug 3


Grammy winners Jars of Clay coming to Waterside Theatre

Jars Of Clay, a Grammy-winning Christian rock band from Nashville, will be performing at the Waterside Theatre on Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. in the third installment of the PNC Presents: Live At The Waterside Concert Series.

Jul 29


Paper! Paper! Eat all about it! Poisson en papillote

Cooking en papillote, or cooking in parchment paper is an under-appreciated technique and I want to change that.

Jul 21


Check out Scotty McCreery’s new video, shot on the OBX

Scenes in "Feelin' It" include the Bodie Island Lighthouse and N.C.12. Also involved were Dune Burger restaurant, Kitty Hawk Kites, Jennette's Pier, Birthday Suits, REAL Watersports, Dirty Dick's Crab House and Carolina Designs.

Jul 11