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Archive for November, 2003

Christmas Concert Held Dec. 5 at Appalachian

BOONE–The Mariam Cannon Hayes School of Music presents its annual Christmas Scholarship Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, in Appalachian State University’s Farthing Auditorium.

Poetry Fans Can Subscribe to Cold Mountain Review

112003coldmtn_dl.jpgBOONE–Cold Mountain Review makes poetry more visible.

Poetry Fans Can Subscribe to Cold Mountain Review

BOONE–Cold Mountain Review makes poetry more visible.

Economic Impact of N.C. Ski Industry Exceeded $120 Million Last Year

BANNER ELK—In just four months, the ski industry helped contribute more than $120 million to Western North Carolina’s economy during the 2002-03 season.

Appalachian’s Ranger Challenge Teams Win Second Place in Annual Competition

111803rotc_dl.jpgBOONE–Ranger Challenge is a varsity sport with a one-game season. Cadets in Army ROTC programs prepare five days a week for approximately eight weeks to compete in a one-day event–a competition that begins at 4 a.m. and ends at 10 p.m.

“A Man for All Seasons”

111103play_dl.jpgSir Thomas More, center, comforts his daughter prior to his execution in Robert Bolt’s classic “A Man for All Seasons.” Scott Hoppmann plays Sir Thomas More, Nikki Caruso is Margaret More and Zach Lail plays a commoner.

Graphic Novelist Jason Lutes Talks About his Craft on Nov. 20

111003lutes_dl.jpgBOONE–Like most kids in his neighborhood, Jason Lutes loved comic books. Lutes has turned his childhood passion into a career as a graphic novelist.

Holiday Cheer

110703holiday_dl.jpgStudent organizations at Appalachian State University are providing holiday cheer to soldiers serving in Iraq. The students are sending magazines and ornaments for the soldiers to enjoy in their living quarters and packs of holiday cards for them to mail to their families.

Opera Theatre Presents “Amahl and the Night Visitors

110603opera_dl.jpgBOONE–It will be a night of music and miracles as Appalachian State University’s Opera Theatre presents Gian Carlo Menotti’s classic Christmas opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.