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Archive for March, 2000

Civil Rights Attorney Speaks on “Appalachian Perspective”

BOONE—Of the 9,000 hate crimes committed annually in America, less than 5 percent can be blamed on organized hate groups, civil rights attorney Morris Dees says on “Appalachian Perspective,” the cable television program of Appalachian State University.

State’s Tourism Leaders Honored during Governor’s Tourism Conference

BOONE–Forty tourism leaders from across the state were honored as “North Carolina Tourism Leaders of the 20th Century” during the N.C. Governor’s Conference on Tourism March 27 in Wilmington.

Visiting Writers Series: Best-selling Novelist and Poet Leslie Marmon Silko

BOONE–Painting with the images and colors of her native New Mexico, Leslie Marmon Silko takes readers on a magical journey of ghost dances and sacred rituals, and of hardship and hope.

Math and Science Summer Programs Open to Teachers

BOONE—Teachers of math and science are invited to participate in summer education programs at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian Guitar Fest Begins March 30

BOONE–Thirty guitarists from Russia, Mexico City, Canada and the United States are among the competitors vying for a $1,000 cash first prize during the Appalachian Guitar Fest at Appalachian State University.

Education Scholar to Speak April 3

BOONE–Education scholar Michael W. Apple will discuss “Markets, Standards and Inequality” April 3 from 5-6 p.m. at the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center at Appalachian State University.

Woodwind Quintet Performs April 6

BOONE-The Appalachian Woodwind Quintet will perform works by Rameau, Maslanka and Muczynski during a free concert April 6.

SAT Preparation Workshops held at Appalachian

BOONE–A series of SAT preparation workshops will be held at Appalachian State University beginning April 7.

Banff Film Festival to be Shown at Appalachian

BOONE—Two night’s of the world’s best films on mountain sport, culture and environment will be featured during the Banff Mountain Film Festival March 30 and 31.