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BBDO New York CEO to speak April 15 at Appalachian

BOONE—John Osborn, president and chief executive officer of BBDO New York, will be the speaker at this year’s spring Harlan E. Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture at Appalachian State University.

Smith Gallery presents Art Expo 2015: Annual Juried Student Exhibition

BOONE—The Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University presents Art Expo 2015, an annual juried student exhibition and arts competition for Appalachian students. The exhibition will be on view from Feb. 24 through March 28 at the gallery in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

Works by women composers featured March 2

BOONE—Music by women composers will be performed March 2 at Appalachian State University. The annual concert coincides with Women’s History Month. It will begin at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Poetry, mystery and short story writers featured during spring Visiting Writers Series

BOONE—A variety of writing genres will be featured during the spring Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University.

David Gee and Lynne Mackey will perform Feb. 24 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Gee-Mackey Duo will present a recital Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Appalachian Repertory Orchestra performs Feb. 24

BOONE—The Appalachian Repertory Orchestra performs works by Telemann, Bach, Sibelius and Holst Feb. 24 at Appalachian State University. The program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Appalachian Concert Band performs Feb. 23

BOONE—Rousing marches, a hymn-like composition based on Gregorian chants and a melodic tribute to a composer’s mother will be performed Feb. 23 by the Appalachian Concert Band at Appalachian State University.

Art, beauty and truth explored in ‘The Countess’ Feb. 25-March 1

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents the costume drama “The Countess” in the intimate Valborg Theatre Feb. 25-29 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance March 1 at 2 p.m. Dr. Paulette Marty, a theatre faculty professor who specializes in theatre history, dramatic literature, dramaturgy, and cross-disciplinary topics, directs the production.

Noted scholar to discuss ‘Billy Graham: America’s Pastor’ March 31

BOONE—Dr. Grant Wacker, the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Christian History at Duke Divinity School, will present the talk “Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation,” March 31 at Appalachian State University.