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Archive for March, 2000

Puccini Operas Presented by Appalachian Opera Theatre

BOONE– Two Puccini one-act operas, “Sister Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi,” will be performed by the Appalachian Opera Theatre during “An Evening of Puccini” March 30-April 2. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University.

Percussion Ensemble Pounds the Sounds March 24

BOONE — Most people think of percussion instruments as drums, cymbals and other such items that punctuate a composition.

Six Area Women Recognized as Women of Influence

BOONE — Extraordinary leadership skills and effective role models are characteristics of this year’s Women of Influence award winners.

Appalachian Dance Ensemble Performs March 29-April 1

BOONE—Dance lovers in the High Country will be treated to an added attraction during the Appalachian Dance Ensemble’s spring performances March 29-April 1 at Farthing Auditorium on the Appalachian State University campus.

Freshman Class Increase at Appalachian Part of Long-range Plan

By Jane Nicholson

BOONE—Joe Watts watches North Carolina population growth and high school enrollment trends almost as closely as a daytrader eyes the Dow Jones.

“Pieces of She: A Celebration of Women in the Arts” Presented March 22-25

BOONE—”Pieces of She: A Celebration of Women in the Arts” will be presented March 22-25 in the Greer Arena Theatre on the Appalachian State University campus.

Percussion Group Performs on Thursday

BOONE — An honors percussion group called The New Paradigm Percussion Quartet will be in

concert Thursday, March 9, at Appalachian State University.

Department of English Accepting Entries for Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship

BOONE—Student writers of poetry and prose can compete for a scholarship granting a full year’s in-state tuition at Appalachian State University.

ROTC Program at Appalachian Wins National Competition

BOONE—Imagine holding, twirling, tossing and catching a 10-pound rifle under the watchful eye of the Army’s toughest critics.