BOONE—The fourth annual Sustainability Film Series opens Jan. 29 with films focusing on issues related to alternative energy, community building and fracking. The feature-length films will be shown in Greer Auditorium each month during spring semester. All films begin at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
BOONE—Author and psychologist Dr. Melanie Joy will speak Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. at Appalachian State University. Her presentation, based on her award-winning book “Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism,” will be in Room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons. The public is invited to attend.
BOONE—Local professional photographers Chip Williams, Jamey Fletcher and Marie Freeman will serve as jurors for the 10th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition (AMPC), which is open for registration and submissions until 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Visit www.appmtnphotocomp.org for more information and to submit images online.
BOONE—The 10th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition (AMPC) is accepting submissions through 5 p.m. Nov.16. This competition celebrates the unique people, places and pursuits that distinguish the Southern Appalachians and it attracts entries from across the United States. Amateur and professional photographers 13 years of age and older are encouraged to submit entries at http://www.appmtnphotocomp.org.