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Appalachian’s annual Guitarfest will be presented April 21-23

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Classical guitarists and other musicians from across the U.S. and Europe will perform during the 22nd annual Appalachian Guitarfest April 21-23 at Appalachian State University.

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.

‘One Amazing Thing’ selected for Appalachian’s 2017-18 Common Reading Program; author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni to speak on campus Aug. 21

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—All incoming first-year students at Appalachian State University will receive a copy of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s novel “One Amazing Thing” during summer orientation as part of the university’s Common Reading Program for the 2017-18 academic year.

LUNAFEST short films festival to be presented at Appalachian April 6 and in Boone on April 7

By Mary Sheryl Horine

BOONE, N.C.—LUNAFEST – an annual fundraising festival of short films 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 in April.

Appalachian’s Department of Anthropology to host panel on Middle East; two guest professors will be featured April 5

By Savannah Clemmons

BOONE, N.C.—On April 5, the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University will host guest speakers Dr. Zainab Saleh and Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish for a panel discussion titled “Perspectives from the Middle East: Iraq and the Levant.” The discussion, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 3:15 p.m. in Room 114 of Belk Library and Information Commons on the university’s campus.

Appalachian Percussion Ensemble to perform April 13

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University will present the Appalachian Percussion Ensemble in a concert at 8 p.m. April 13. The performance will take place in Rosen Concert Hall, Broyhill Music Center on the university campus.

Two April lectures to complement ‘Collective Vigilance’ exhibition at Appalachian’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University will present two lectures in April that complement “Collective Vigilance: Speaking for the New River,” an exhibit on view at the center through July 29.

Brown named vice chancellor for student development at Appalachian

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—James J. “J.J.” Brown III has been named vice chancellor for student development at Appalachian State University. He will begin the role on May 1, 2017.

Appalachian’s Hayes School of Music to present three concerts beginning March 24

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University will present three concerts March 24 through March 28. 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.