Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Note of Thanks

Put Together The Pieces, The Autism/Asperger’s Support Group Of The Oak Island/Southport Area, would like to express their gratitude to those who have contributed to our Autism Awareness Day event: Southport Parks & Recreation Brunswick County Parks & Rec Perry

Opening Reception for “Crosscurrent”

“Crosscurrent” Tuesday, April 23rd 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 8 Fine Art Gallery 4961 Long Beach Rd., Suite 8, Southport (910) 617-2808 As part of the new alliance between Checker Cab Productions and 8 Fine Art Gallery, an opening

Call for Artists

Calling all artists: sculptors, soap and candle makers, wood workers, painters, quilters, photographers, and bakers. You are invited to showcase your work at Southport Christian School’s Annual Spring Fest on Saturday, May 11th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Franklin Square Park.

Downtown Charm

The character and charm of historic downtown Southport lends to the delineation of our culture. Each brick laid and each detail within the woodwork is a defining section of our history, a stamp in time we can trace back to

Seven Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund

You finished your tax returns and discovered you’ll be receiving a nice refund. You’re not alone. The IRS reports that the average American received a refund of nearly $3,000 in 2012, and the trend is continuing this year. But before

Run Your Own Race

As the weather warms, opportunities abound to participate in locally organized competitive run events, from 5k (3.1 miles) to marathon (26.2 miles) distances. As Nike says, “Just do it!” What are you waiting for? Here’s a four-step guide to help

Silver Coast Winery – Spring 2013

By Josh Pittman and David Thorp The story of Silver Coast Winery is that owner Maryann Azzato was having difficulty finding enjoyable wines when she moved here—so she decided to make her own! In 2002, she and her husband, Dr.

Sips for the Sea

What: Oak Island Wine Tasting and Silent Auction, benefit for the Oak Island Beach Preservation Society When: Saturday, April 13th 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Where: Island Way Restaurant 1407 E. Beach Dr., Oak Island Cost: $25/person, very limited tickets!

Rising Angel

Jeanne Jolly’s voice was raised by an array of challenges and influences. From singing along to Loretta Lynn records in her youth to earning her masters in vocal performance—opera, to be specific—from the New England Conservatory (NEC), Jolly can cite

An Audience’s Afflatus

What: Broadway’s Next Hit Musical When: Friday, April 19th Doors: 7 p.m. • Show: 7:30 p.m. Where: Odell Williamson Auditorium 50 College Rd., Bolivia Cost: $10-27 Info: (910) 755-7416 Some would say the creativity coming out of Hollywood has

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