• Turchin offers students weekly classes

    The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is providing free opportunities to Appalachian State students this semester by offering a collection of workshops that rotate each week. Students can participate in open studio sessions, tai chi and yoga classes, and specialized workshops in alcohol inks and moon journals. The...
  • John Foster West and Marian Coe Scholarship winners announced

    The 2016-17 winners of the John Foster West and Marian Coe creative writing scholarships were announced by Appalachian State’s English department on Jan 18. The John Foster West Scholarship was named in honor of the founder of creative writing at Appalachian and is awarded annually to an App State...
  • First Friday art crawl of 2017 kicked off at Turchin

    As a part of Boone’s first Friday Art Crawl of the year, the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts took the opportunity to celebrate four new exhibitions recently unveiled in the Turchin’s galleries. The four new exhibitions included a sculpture composed of trash cleaned from the New River, organized...
  • Environmental Activism in Boone

    Following a giant, handmade paper mache fox, almost 200 Watauga residents marched through downtown Boone on Jan. 23 in the Peaceful People’s Parade. The attendees gathered together despite gray and rainy weather to walk in honor of climate and social issues and to bring attention to their concerns in...
  • “Love and Information” an experimental drama

    Actors ran off and on the stage, flipping through personas of clowns, torture victims and teenage girls in a series of short skits during their performance of “Love and Information” on Nov. 2. “Love and Information” is a play written by Caryl Churchill and was first performed in 2012....
  • Boone celebrates Banned Books Week

    Libraries and bookstores around Boone celebrated Banned Books Week last week, a commemoration of banned and challenged books that began in 1982, according to the coalition’s website. The occasion casts the spotlight on books that have been restricted or challenged throughout history. These books may be censored for any...
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