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Archive for September, 2004

Poet Turns to Everyday Life for Inspiration

By Jane Nicholson

091604poet_dl.jpgKathyrn Kirkpatrick finds inspiration for her poetry in world events, relationships and heartache. But she finds inspiration in tales of lost dogs, too.

School of Music Concert to be Taped for UNC-TV Broadcast

BOONE—Ever wonder how concerts are taped for broadcast on television? Be part of the process Friday, Sept. 24, when production crews tape “An Appalachian Showcase” for broadcast on UNC TV, the state’s public television network.

Honors Scholarships Available

BOONE–Undergraduate student applicants are being sought for the Whitney Elizabeth Hunter Memorial Scholarship at Appalachian State University

“Appalachian Perspective” Features Cedric Jennings

BOONE–Education is a priority, and parents and teachers should encourage students to excel, says Cedric Jennings, subject of the bestselling book “A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League” written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Suskind.

Neil Simon’s “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” to be Presented Sept. 29-Oct. 2

BOONE–The Department of Theatre and Dance will present a special second stage studio production of Neil Simon’s comedy “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” in the I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on the Appalachian State University campus.

Pianist Edmund Barton Bullock Performs Sept. 19

BOONE–Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will host a chamber music concert featuring composer and pianist Edmund Barton Bullock on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 4 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall.

Poetry Reading by Gregory Orr Presented Sept. 23 at Appalachian

091004orr_dl.jpgBOONE–Award-winning poet Gregory Orr will read from his work Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Linville Falls Room at Appalachian State University.

Slippery Slope

090904mud_dl.jpgWho needs snow when a slippery slope is at hand? A popular sledding spot next to Appalachian State University’s Broyhill Music Center became a mud slide during the recent rains for students from the university’s Living Learning Center.

Participants Needed for Metabolism Study

BOONE– Is your metabolism high or low? A person’s resting metabolic rate is the energy burned each day to stay alive.