BOONE—LUNAFEST, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities, will be presented in two local screenings this month. All proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country, the Women’s Fund of the Blue Ridge and the Breast Cancer Fund.
BOONE—“Bad Feminist” author Roxane Gay will present a craft talk April 16 at 2 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Table Rock Room at Appalachian State University. Her reading will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Table Rock Room.
BOONE—Festa do Brasil, a three-day celebration of Brazilian culture, will be held April 15-17 at Appalachian State University. Now in its third year, the festival includes a Brazilian film night, dance workshop, capoeira performance and free Brazilian food. All events take place in the Plemmons Student Union and are free and open to the public.