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Keith Knight, renowned cartoonist, to appear at Appalachian April 24

By Craig Fischer

BOONE, N.C.—On April 24, nationally renowned cartoonist Keith Knight will visit Appalachian State University. While on campus, he will be the focus of two events that are free and open to the public.

Appalachian’s Hayes School of Music to present six concerts beginning April 19

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University will present six concerts April 19-25. The performances will take place on the university campus.

Appalachian chosen to launch Worldwatch Institute’s 2017 EarthEd State of the World report, Thursday, April 20

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—How do educators prepare the world’s population for the predicted collateral damage of climate change over the course of this century: emerging diseases, food shortages, drought and waterlogged cities?

Appalachian Young People’s Theatre celebrates 45 years of smiles throughout the High Country, presents ‘The Mischief Makers’ April 21-23 on campus

By Nancye Edwards

BOONE, N.C.—The Appalachian Young People’s Theatre (AYPT), a touring student ensemble at Appalachian State University, will present Lowell Swortzell’s “The Mischief Makers” beginning April 21 on the university’s campus. Shows will be at 7 p.m. April 21 and at 2 p.m. April 22 and 23 in the I.G. Greer Studio Theater.

Appalachian will host Spring Open House April 22

By Elena Tribby Taylor and Sarah Garrow

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s annual Spring Open House activities for prospective students and their families will be held on Saturday, April 22. The event will be conducted in the George M. Holmes Convocation Center and will begin with a Family Assembly at 9 a.m., followed by an Information Fair from 9:30 a.m. until noon. The day will conclude around 1 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Office of Admissions.

Appalachian’s Hayes School of Music to present four concerts beginning April 10

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University will present four concerts April 10- 12. The performances will take place on the university campus. Admission is free, and, unless otherwise noted, a live stream of the performances will be available at https://music.appstate.edu.

Novelist Robert Gipe to appear April 20 in Appalachian’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE, N.C.—When Robert Gipe appears April 20 in the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University, the occasion will spotlight a current attraction and a coming one.

Turchin Center Hosts Spring Exhibition Celebration

By Lynn Rees-Jones

BOONE, N.C.—The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University invites the community to explore its current exhibitions on Friday, April 7, from 6-10 p.m. As part of the First Friday Downtown Boone Art Crawl, this free event is an opportunity for art lovers to spend time with fellow arts patrons, while viewing exhibitions in seven galleries of the Turchin Center. The opening will also feature refreshments and live music.

Dr. Curt Fields, living historian and re-enactor, brings Ulysses S. Grant to campus and area schools April 24-28

By Ellen Gwin Burnette

BOONE, N.C.—As part of a continued exploration of Civil War themes this semester, the Department of History at Appalachian State University will host Dr. Curt Fields for “An Evening with General Ulysses S. Grant: The Man Behind the Uniform,” Monday, April 24. Fields is the National Park Service representative for Grant. He has portrayed the commanding general of the Union Army in films, posters and re-enactments.