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Archive for October, 2002

State’s Teacher Shortage Discussed on “Appalachian Perspective”

BOONE–North Carolina’s teacher shortage and its impact on student education is discussed on the latest “Appalachian Perspective,” the cable television show of Appalachian State University.

Watauga Community Band Performs Oct. 27

BOONE–The Watauga Community Band will present its fall concert on Sunday, Oct. 27.

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” Staged in Blowing Rock

102102sleephollow_dl.jpgOctober brings more than fall color to the High Country this year. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” playing Oct. 30-Nov. 3 at the Blowing Rock Stage Company, will offer residents and tourists a unique way to celebrate the Halloween season.

Wind Ensemble to Perform

101802windensemble_dl.jpgBOONE–The Appalachian State University Wind Ensemble will present an “All-Gershwin” concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27, in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Appalachian’s Jazz Ensemble II Performs Oct. 24

BOONE–Jazz Ensemble II from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will perform on Thursday, Oct. 24, in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Ray Russell Talks About the Weather Oct. 29

BOONE–Ray Russell, associate professor of computer science at Appalachian State University and amateur meteorologist, will present “Predicting the Weather in Boone Backyards.”

Appalachian’s Belk Library Developing Southern Motorsports Collection

BOONE–Stock car racing is as much a part of Southern culture as bluegrass and barbecue.

Study Trip to Cost Rica Planned

BOONE–A study abroad trip focusing on Costa Rica’s recreation resources and services is being planned by Appalachian State University’s recreation management program.

Hayes School of Music Welcomes New Conductor

101102orchestra_dl.jpgBy Shiona Christensen

BOONE–James Anderson, the new conductor of the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra at Appalachian State University, began his music career as a performer.