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Appalachian Young People’s Theatre presents “The Adventures of Don Quixote” April 25-27

BOONE—Knights and dragons come to life in the Appalachian Young People’s Theatre (AYPT) production of “The Adventures of Don Quixote” by Steven Fogell. This classic story for all ages will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, and at 2 p.m. both Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27, in the IG Greer Studio Theatre at Appalachian State University.

Professor and student co-edit community college reference guide

BOONE—A new book co-edited by four community college experts, including two at Appalachian State University, lays out state-by-state, comparative data on two-year higher education systems at a time when state legislatures consider new funding options and accountability measures.

Education can help counter hate music’s appeal, professor says

BOONE—Music has helped propel social causes ever since the civil rights, peace and feminist movements, but when it comes to the white power movement, music is used to promote hatred and violence.

Repertory orchestra and concert band perform April 27

BOONE—The Appalachian Repertory Orchestra and the Appalachian Concert Band will perform April 27 in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

Female participants sought for research related to arterial stiffness and high blood pressure

BOONE—Females between the ages of 50 and 75 are being sought for a research study at Appalachian State University related to arterial stiffness and high blood pressure.

Jazz ensembles perform in Schaefer Center April 24

BOONE—Jazz ensembles from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will perform April 24 at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on campus. The concert begins at 8 p.m. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

Hayes String Ensemble performs April 30 at Appalachian

BOONE—Major works for strings will be performed by the Hayes String Ensemble April 30 at 6 p.m. at Appalachian State University. The performance in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall is free and open to the public.

Applications being accepted for Alpha Gamma Scholarship

BOONE—The Alpha Gamma Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International will award two scholarships to students majoring in teacher education. One scholarship will be awarded to a student at Appalachian State University and one will be awarded to a student at Lees-McRae College.

Pershing Rifles and Mountain Man March team take top honors at national competitions

BOONE—The Pershing Rifle Drill team from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program won third place overall in the annual Pershing Rifle National Competition held in March in Richmond, Va. The team also placed first in the Platoon Armed Regulation Drill and third in the Squad Armed Regulation Drill and Squad Exhibition Drill.