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Archive for October, 2011

Collegium Musicum performs Oct. 28

BOONE—The early music ensemble Collegium Musicum performs compositions from the 16th to 18th centuries Oct. 28 at Appalachian State University. The performance begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

Ballard is featured speaker at Nov. 17 event at the University of Kentucky

BOONE—Dr. Sandra Ballard will be a featured speaker at the opening of the Harriette Simpson Arnow papers at The University of Kentucky Libraries, Nov. 17, at 4 p.m. in the Margaret I. King Library Great Hall. The public is invited.

Guest saxophone recital and master class Oct. 21

BOONE—Miles_Osland_t.jpgDr. Miles Osland, saxophone professor and director of jazz studies at the University of Kentucky, will present a saxophone recital at the Hayes School of Music Friday, Oct. 21, at 11 a.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University.

Brass chamber ensembles perform Oct. 30

BOONE—Music for brass will be performed Oct. 30 by brass chamber ensembles from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music. The program begins at 2 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on campus. Admission is free.

Book launch on Oct. 25 honors “Feminist Disability Studies” publication

bookcover_t.jpgBOONE— “Feminist Disability Studies,” edited by Dr. Kim Hall, has been published by Indiana University Press. Hall will be honored at a book launch Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in Belk Library and Information Commons Room 421 at Appalachian State University. The public is invited.

Repertory orchestra and wind ensemble perform Oct. 26

BOONE— The Appalachian Repertory Orchestra and the Appalachian Concert Band will perform Oct. 26 at Appalachian State University. The program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.

This year’s fall break trips were carbon neutral

BOONE—This year’s alternative Fall Break trips for 40 Appalachian State University students helped provide disaster relief in Alabama, repaired a lighthouse facility in South Carolina, worked at an Asheville food bank and served a rural community in West Virginia.

The North Carolina Dance Festival to perform Oct. 27-29

11_12coverimage_t.jpgBOONE — The very best that the art form of dance has to offer Tar Heel residents comes to Boone as the Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents the 16th Annual North Carolina Dance Festival (NCDF). Performances will be in Valborg Theatre Oct. 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices start at $6 for Appalachian students. For more information visit, or call the box office at 828-262-3063.

Religious studies professor discusses the cultural significance of the UFO alien

halperin_t.jpgBOONE—Dr. David J. Halperin, author of the novel “Journal of a UFO Investigator,” will speak Oct. 27 at Appalachian State University.

Halprin will present the talk “Halloween’s Strangest Visitor – the UFO Alien” based on his novel. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Table Rock Room. Admission is free and the public is invited.