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Archive for September, 2012

Kingsolver and other authors to speak Oct. 2

BOONE—Noted author Barbara Kingsolver, who founded the Bellwether Prize for Fiction, along with prize winners Hillary Jordan and Naomi Benaron, will be at Appalachian State University Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Broyhill Events Center’s Powers Ballroom for an informal conversation about the prize and the authors’ works.

Looking Glass Gallery seeks to hire Gallery Curator for Spring – Fall 2013

BOONE—The Plemmons Student Union will hire one qualified candidate for the position of curator for the Looking Glass Gallery. Applications are available for download online at and are due no later than Friday, Oct. 5.

Piano recital features 18th- and 19th-century compositions

BOONE—Pianist Rodney Reynerson will perform works by Mendelssohn, Bach, Debussy and Liszt during an Oct. 2 recital at Appalachian State University.

Alumnus brings his award-winning documentary “Wagonmasters” to campus Oct. 4

production_detroit_t.jpgBOONE – Documentary filmmakers Chris Zaluski and Sam Smartt will present their film “Wagonmasters” at Appalachian State University on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. in Room 114 of Belk Library and Information Commons. The screening is free and open to the public.

Theatre and Dance Presents First Year Student Showcase Sept. 27-29

Event honors 100th birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Studs Terkel

FYSS_Dance_t.jpgBOONE — The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance introduces fresh actors and dancers in its annual First Year Student Showcase in the intimate I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on campus. This combined theatre and dance performance will be presented Sept. 27-29 at 7:30 p.m.

Appalachian aims to break blood collection record Sept. 26

BOONE—The American Red Cross and Appalachian State University hope to break the school’s blood collection record at the 6th annual Homecoming Blood Drive with the Red Cross Sept. 26 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Holmes Convocation Center.

Marching Mountaineers welcome new associate band director Kevin Richardson

BOONE—The rumble of drums and bellow of tubas echo from Kidd Brewer Stadium, filling the air with a peculiar, yet familiar vigor. It’s time for football and the Marching Mountaineers marching band at Appalachian State University.

Physical education program for home schooled children offered at Appalachian

BOONE—The Physical Education Program at Appalachian State University is offering its Home School Physical Education Program for the 2012-13 academic year.

Free tickets available for Sept. 21 Romulus Linney tribute

BOONE—Friends of the late Romulus Linney will read from his works and talk about working with the playwright Friday, Sept. 21, at Appalachian State University’s Valborg Theater.