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Archive for March, 2011

Conservationist and nature writer Terry Tempest Williams presents talk April 18

Williams_t.jpgBOONE—Terry Tempest Williams will speak Monday, April 18, at 8 p.m. in the Broyhill Inn and Conference Center’s Helen Powers Hall at Appalachian State University.

Repertory orchestra and concert band perform April 10

BOONE—Join the Appalachian Repertory Orchestra and Appalachian Concert Band for an April 10 performance.

Professor’s project provides first-ever Guatemalan language text for Mayan students

TimSmith_t_1.jpgPresentation_t_1.jpgBOONE—Imagine you’re a middle school student studying civics or local government, and instead of reading a textbook written in your native language, you must read the material in another.

Appalachian’s jazz ensembles perform April 12

BOONE—Celebrate April with the sounds of Appalachian State University’s Jazz Ensemble I and II from the Hayes School of Music.

Appalachian’s ACT Program hosts “Behind the Scenes at Nonprofit Organizations” April 13

ACT_t.jpgBOONE—If you have wondered how nonprofit agencies operate or are interested in becoming involved with a nonprofit, join Appalachian State University and the High Country United Way for a panel discussion about one of the most critical aspects of charitable organizations—the board of directors.

Gospel choir performance held April 9 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Appalachian State University Gospel Choir presents its spring concert “I’ll Stand” April 9. Admission is free.

REI spring forum held April 4

BOONE—The Appalachian State University Renewable Energy Initiative (REI) will hold a spring forum Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Solarium.

ALFA benefit concert April 9

BOONE—The Appalachian State University Sociology Club and A.P.P.S. (Appalachian Popular Programming Society) is co-sponsoring a benefit concert for ALFA (Advancing Life. Fighting AIDS) on April 9 at Legends on campus. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. The event is open to anyone 18 years and older.

Blue Mountain Film Festival presents best in student documentaries

BLueMtnlogo_t.jpgBOONE—University Documentary Film Services at Appalachian State University will host the 2nd Annual Blue Mountain Film Festival April 7. The festival runs from 4 to 8 p.m. in Room 114 of Belk Library and Information Commons on the campus. The event is free and open to the public. An award-winning film will be announced each hour.