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Archive for April, 2001

Conference on the Humanities and the Arts Held April 26-28 at Appalachian

BOONE — The arts and the humanities are showcased April 26-28 during the Blue Ridge International Conference on the Humanities and the Arts at Appalachian State University.

“Lili” Author Joins Visiting Writers Series

abigail.jpgBOONE — Four-year-old Lili Ravaudet lay in her mother’s arms in the outskirts of 1903 Paris, dreaming of God.

Nation’s Craft Industry a $14 Billion Business, According to ASU Study

throwpot.jpgby Jane Nicholson

BOONE — Baby boomers are fueling a renaissance in cultural heritage and the craft industry — a renaissance that has helped create a $14 billion industry, according to two Appalachian State University business professors.

Disability Studies Scholar Lectures April 10 at Appalachian

BOONE — Rosemarie Garland-Thomson will address “Toward a Feminist Disability Studies” April 10 at Appalachian State University.

Photographer Nina Rizzo Will Lecture April 19

nina.jpgBOONE — Photographer Nina Rizzo’s slide-illustrated lecture will be held April 19 at Appalachian State University. Her presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. in Room 017 Kerr-Scott Hall.

Appalachian Young People’s Theatre presents “The Fisherman and His Wife” April 20-22

fisherman.jpgBOONE — Greed never brings happiness audiences will learn when the Appalachian Young People’s Theatre (AYPT) presents “The Fisherman and His Wife” by April 20, 21, 22 in the Greer Arena Theatre on the Appalachian State University campus.

Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors April 9-10

BOONE — The fourth annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors will be held on April 9-10 in the Roan Mountain and Grandfather Mountain ballrooms in Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union.

Economist Advises “Have Faith” in the Economy

glendon.jpgBy Jane Nicholson

BOONE — Being an economist is a lot like being a weatherman, according to Spencer P. Glendon, international economist with Wellington Management Company.

Astronomer Lectures on World’s Giant Optical Telescopes

040201philip_dl.jpgBOONE — Astronomer A.G. Davis Philip will discuss the world’s giant optical telescopes, from the Soviet six-meter telescope to the VLT (Very Large Telescope) in Chile, Tuesday, April 10 at Appalachian State University. Philip’s talk begins at 7:30 p.m., in Room 135 Rankin Science building.