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Archive for February, 2007

Biodiesel workshop presented Feb. 24

BOONE — A workshop on “How to Make Biodiesel Fuel” will be presented Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Appalachian State University’s Collaborative Biodiesel Project located at 161 Dale Street off State Farm Road.

Karen Robertson presents horn recital Feb. 25

D05_09Robertson09.jpgBOONE—Karen Robertson presents a horn recital Sunday, Feb. 25, at Appalachian State University. The performance begins at 6 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Program on great slave escapes presented Feb. 26 as part of Black History Month

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Heltzer Honors Program and the Appalachian Honors Association (AHA) are hosting a Black History Month celebration and lecture by Dr. Betsy Beaulieu Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. in I.G. Greer Auditorium.

Concerto-Aria Competition winners perform Feb. 27 at Appalachian

BOONE—Winners of the 2006-07 Concerto-Aria competition at Appalachian State University will perform Feb. 27 with the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra.

The program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Appalachian Concert Band performs Feb. 26

D05_06Ross__1__1.jpgBOONE—Dr. John Stanley Ross will direct the Appalachian Concert Band in “Stolen Gems for Concert Band” Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Faculty recital focuses on Beethoven

BOONE—It’s Beethoven front and center during the Faculty Recital Series performance “Bravo, Beethoven” March 6 at Appalachian State University.

Department of Theatre and Dance presents one-act plays Feb. 21-24

BOONE- Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents its first set of one-act plays Feb. 21-24 at 8 p.m. in the IG Greer Studio Theatre. Tickets will be sold at the door for $4. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, call the Valborg Theatre Box Office at 262-3063.

Appalachian professor receives $180,000 NIH grant to study ways to protect against heart attack

07_02Quindry18.jpgBOONE—John C. Quindry, an assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science, will spend the next two years studying the role short-term exercise plays in protecting the heart muscle during a severe heart attack.

“World Music” performed Feb. 23

BOONE—The Appalachian Wind Ensemble at Appalachian State University presents “Music From Around the World” Feb. 23 with guest conductor and composer in residence Wataru Hokoyama.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.