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Archive for October, 2009

Tropical plant care class offered Nov. 14 at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Biology will hold a class on the selection and proper care of tropical foliage plants.

University Singers and Chamber Singers perform Nov. 6

BOONE—The University Singers and Chamber Singers from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will perform Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on campus. Admission is free.

CD release party for Major Magick held Oct. 29 at Legends

BOONE—Split Rail Records, the student-run record label at Appalachian State University, will host a CD release show for the band Major Magick Oct. 29 at Legends. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $6 in advance at the information desk in Plemmons Student Union and are at $8 at the door.

Appalachian holds 8th annual entrepreneur summit Nov. 6

Szulik_t.jpgBOONE—People interested in owning their own business can learn from the experts at the 8th Annual Carole Moore McLeod Entrepreneur Summit Nov. 6 at Appalachian State University.

Documentary about globalization and immigration shown Nov. 8 and 9 in Boone

BOONE—Award-winning documentary filmmaker Anne Lewis will visit Boone Nov. 8 and 9 to show her most recent work “Morristown: in the air and sun.”

North Carolina Dance Festival presented Nov. 12-14

BOONE – Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance welcomes the North Carolina Dance Festival to the Valborg Theatre Nov. 12-14.  All performances begin at 7 p.m.

Appalachian’s third annual Power of Design symposium features Boston designer Michael Hendrix

hendrix_t.jpgBOONE—Michael Hendrix, Boston director and associate partner at IDEO, a world leader in human-centered and design-led innovation, is the keynote lecturer for Appalachian State University’s Third Annual “Power of Design” event titled “Little d, big D.” Hendrix’s lecture will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center’s Helen A. Powers Grand Hall on campus.

Jazz Ensemble I performs Nov. 4 at Appalachian

BOONE— The works of well-known composers and arrangers of big band music will be performed Nov. 4 by Appalachian State University’s Jazz Ensemble I. The free concert begins at 8 p.m. in Farthing Auditorium.

World Philosophy Day activities to be held Nov. 12 and 19

BOONE—The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Appalachian State University invites everyone to participate in activities associated with World Philosophy Day. This year’s theme is “penser pour agir” (thinking in order to act).