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Archive for September, 2014

Launch party for Sharyn McCrumb’s Christmas novella held Oct. 6 at Appalachian

BOONE—Area residents and fans of Sharyn McCrumb are invited to a book launch for her Christmas novella “Nora Bonesteel’s Christmas Past” Monday, Oct. 6, at Appalachian State University.

Award-winning conservationist Jay Leutze to speak at Appalachian Oct. 6

BOONE—Award-winning conservationist and author Jay Erskine Leutze will present a public lecture titled “Standing Up Mountains: The Challenge Continues” on Monday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. in Room 421 Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University.

19th-century Italian music for guitar performed Oct. 6

BOONE—Classical guitarist Marco Battaglia will present a guest recital Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Major works by Mozart and Haydn performed Oct. 3

BOONE—Dr. Chung Park conducts the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra in concert Friday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Classic works for the wind ensemble performed Oct. 5 at Appalachian

BOONE—Symphonic classics written for wind ensembles will be performed Sunday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. at Appalachian State University. The free concert will be presented in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on campus.

Campus emergency siren test conducted Oct. 1

BOONE—Appalachian State University will test its campus-wide siren warning system Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 11:55 a.m.

A book of historical Appalachian photos released this week

BOONE—A new book documents a visual history of Appalachian State University with 200 historical images covering 115 years of the school’s evolution.

Four staff members receive award for commitment to excellence

BOONE—The 2014 recipients of the Appalachian State University Staff Award have all shown they will go above and beyond to fulfill their commitment to Appalachian, their colleagues and their community.

George Ella Lyon is hosted by Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series Oct. 2

BOONE—George Ella Lyon, the Rachel Rivers-Coffey Distinguished Professor in Creative Writing at Appalachian State University, will read from her work Oct. 2. The presentation is part of the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series. A reception in Lyon’s honor will be held in Plemmons Student Union’s Price Lake Room from 6-7:15 p.m., followed by a reading in the Table Rock Room at 7:30. The public is invited.