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Archive for February, 2000

Percussionist Duffy Jackson Joins Jazz Ensemble for Feb. 19 Performance

BOONE — More than a dozen smooth jazz tunes including “Heckle and Jeckle,” “If I Were A Bell” and “Shiny Stockings” will be featured during a Feb. 19 performance at Appalachian State University.

Three Generations of Chinese Women Portrayed in Film Series

BOONE — The lives of three generations of Chinese women are retold in “Wild Swans — Jung Chang,” part of the Appalachian State University Women’s Studies spring film series.

Wind Ensemble Performs Feb. 18

BOONE– A variety of 20th century compositions for wind instruments will be featured during the Appalachian State University Wind Ensemble concert Feb. 18.

Women in Rock Portrayed in Film Series

BOONE — Feminism and music are explored in the documentary film “The Righteous Babes.” The film is part of the Appalachian State University Women’s Studies Spring Film Series and Women’s History Month.

Woman Guerilla Leader Portrayed in Film Series

BOONE — The life of a woman military leader in “Maria’s Story: A Portrait of Love and Survival in El Salvador’s Civil War” is part of the Appalachian State University Women’s Studies Spring Film Series.

Action Plan Released for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in North Carolina

BOONE–Threats of rising oceans, skyrocketing temperatures, unpredictable floods and storms, and other possible effects of global warming keep many North Carolinians concerned about increasing greenhouse gases.

Women’s Leadership Conference to Be Held Feb. 26

BOONE—The third annual Women’s Leadership Conference at Appalachian State University will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Plemmons Student Union.

Educator, Businessman Elected to Appalachian State University Foundation Board

BOONE –

L. Dent Miller, a former educator and retired businessman, has been elected to the board of directors of the Appalachian State University Foundation Inc.

Recital Recreates Sounds of the Baroque Period

BOONE—Using instruments from the baroque period, Appalachian State University music faculty will recreate the musical sounds of the 17th century during a recital Feb. 13.