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Archive for February, 2005

Local Couple Present Guitar and Hammered Dulcimer Concert

021405culcimer_dl.jpgBOONE – Husband and wife musical team Steve and Ruth Smith will give a free concert featuring compositions from their instrumental CD on Thursday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s Marching Mountaineers to March in London

021405marching_dl.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University’s Marching Mountaineers will march the streets of London on New Year’s Day in 2006.

Baumhover Named Chief of Staff for the Office of the Chancellor

021405baulmhover_dl.jpgBOONE – Dr. Lorin Baumhover has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief of Staff for the Office of the Chancellor at Appalachian State University.

Writers Kathryn Stripling Byer and Isabel Zuber Read From Their Work March 3

022505byer_dl_1.jpgBOONE – Appalachian State University’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series hosts poet Kathryn Stripling Byer and novelist and poet Isabel Zuber in a reading Thursday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Linville Falls Room.

Symphonic Band Performs Feb. 22

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Symphonic Band, conducted by Dr. Scott C. Tobias, performs on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Lynn Moss-Sanders Named Coordinator of Heltzer Honors Program at Appalachian

021005sanders_dl.jpgBOONE – Lynn Moss-Sanders may be happiest when facing a challenge.

Jazz II Ensemble to Perform

Boone – The Hayes School of Music presents the Jazz II Ensemble in concert, directed by Rodney Berry, on Thursday, Feb. 17.

WNC Lost 10,000 Jobs in 2004

BOONE – Western North Carolina lost nearly 10,000 jobs in the past year. But despite those losses, worker productivity and other factors have contributed to a slow but steady rise in the region’s economy.

Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour Stops in Boone March 18-19

BOONE – Experience the courage, passion and inspiration of mountain stories and the thrill of high adrenalin vertical sports when this year’s Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Boone, Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19, in Appalachian State University’s Farthing Auditorium.