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Turchin Center hosts Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition and Pieces of the Puzzle: Community Outreach

By Lynn Rees-Jones

BOONE, N.C.—Two exhibitions that occur annually at Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, “Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition” (AMPC) and “Pieces of the Puzzle: Community Outreach,” will open on March 3, which coincides with the First Friday Downtown Boone Art Crawl. The exhibits at the Turchin Center change multiple times a year so visitors can explore new art every several months.

Free tax help available for students, faculty and staff

By Haley Childers

BOONE, N.C.—The Department of Accounting in the Walker College of Business is operating a free tax help lab for Appalachian State University students, staff and faculty, with services available now through April 12.

Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance announces spring season

By Nancye Edwards and Keith Martin

BOONE, N.C.—The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance will present four shows between Feb. 22 and April 30, in either the Valborg Theatre or the I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on the university campus. Productions include “Silence,” “The Mischief Makers,” “Flight from the Mahabarath,” and a performance by the Spring Appalachian Dance Ensemble.

Campus emergency siren test to be conducted March 1

By Kesha Williams

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University will test its campus siren warning system at 11:55 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1.

Miguel Zenón Quartet to perform at Appalachian March 7

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The quartet of acclaimed jazz saxophonist/composer Miguel Zenón will perform at 8 p.m. March 7 in support of “Típico,” their new album, in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian’s Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series will resume March 2 with Rose McLarney; other writers will be Bianca Spriggs, Al Young and Robert Gipe

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE, N.C.—The spring portion of the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series will spring into action beginning March 2 at Appalachian State University.

Fans of poetry and fiction will have opportunities to experience how the work of three leading writers is defying stereotypes about Appalachia.

Looking Glass Gallery at Appalachian presents ‘Recombinant’ through Feb. 10

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—The Looking Glass Gallery in the Plemmons Student Union of Appalachian State University is presenting “Recombinant,” a solo exhibition of sculptures by Appalachian’s Dr. John Stephenson, through Feb. 10.

Jessica Lang Dance to perform Feb. 8 at Appalachian; master classes also planned

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE, N.C.—For famed choreographer Jessica Lang, a performance of her dance works should be “much like serving a meal.”

Appalachian to host qualifying event for NCCTM State Mathematics Contest

By: Jeff Cloninger

BOONE, N.C.—Awards for individuals and top schools will be earned during qualifying competitions for the NCCTM State Mathematics Contest to be held in Plemmons Student Union at Appalachian State University Wednesday, March 8.