Category Archives: Showcase

Winter Rhythm

What: Winter Fundraiser When: Friday, January 25 Where: Playhouse 211 4320-100 Southport-Supply Rd. St. James, NC Cost: $12-15 Info: Once the cheer of the holidays has withered away, we’re left with the less glamorous cold and dreary winter months: January

Caroling, Caroling Now We Go

Christmas has the fine-tuned ability to heat one’s chilly heart with only the sounds of the season. Carols can make us jolly, or they may make us sentimental, or they may inspire. No matter the meaning, there’s something about this

Work of Art

Crossing the bridge to leave Oak Island, to the right of the structure is an unassuming yet iconic boat yard. A bright-blue giant—a several-ton boat lift—crouches on the edge of the water. Beside her rests an old metal fish house,

Art, Open for Business

What: 18th annual Arts by the Shore When: Thurs., 11/15 to Sun., 11/18 Where: Oak Island Recreation Center 3003 E. Oak Island Dr., 278-5518 Cost: free to shop; $10 to enter three pieces Info: For an artist, it is

Mind Your Manners:

What: Third Tuesday Evening Adult Program When: Tues., Nov. 20th, 7 p.m. Where: Southport Community Bldg. 223 E. Bay Street Cost: FREE, but please register with the Maritime Museum at 457-0003 If you’ve ever pondered hard-to-answer, real-life questions like

A Fling of Folly

It takes tens of thousands of dollars to build a home. It takes hundreds upon hundreds of hours of construction, and probably a few loads of laundry to wash out the “sweat equity.” For some, their current means just aren’t

A Mission of Merriment:

What: Charles Dickens Christmas Festival When: Fri., Nov. 30th-Sat., Dec. 1st 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. both days Where: Historic Downtown Southport Cost: $10 covers both days Children 7-12, $5 • Children 6 & under, free Info: Just as

Childhood Novelties

One might guess that the biggest lesson to learn from “Dorothy Meets Alice (or The Wizard of Wonderland)” is to always complete one’s work on time. Yet it may just prove procrastination is one of the strongest motivators: Of course

Meet George Worthmore

When one thinks of Southport, they don’t necessarily think South Africa. I can’t say while considering the quaint coastal town that images of Nelson Mandela and Hillbrow Tower flow through my mind. Yet George Worthmore, a guitarist, actor and performer

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