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  • Over Yonder opens its doors to chefs in the High Country

    One restaurant in Valle Crucis is opening its doors to chefs in the High Country, allowing them to take over the kitchen, learn what it’s like to own a restaurant and run the show for the evening. Over Yonder, one of the only restaurants in Valle Crucis, is currently...
  • Free tattoos for the community

    Various businesses in downtown Boone are coming together to raise money for the community March 3-5. Speakeasy Tattoo is spearheading the weekend with their “Free Tattoos for the Community” event on March 4 which offers free tattoos with a minimum of a $20 donation to one of the chosen...
  • The Aetosaur Project nears completion

    The semester long Aetosaur project is finally coming into fruition. The three-dimensional model has been sculpted by Travis Donovan and his intermediate advanced sculpting class as a collaboration between the art and the geology department. The life-sized model is a representation of the Gorgetosuchus pekinensis, an armored reptile related...
  • Appalachian State celebrates Black History Month

    Appalachian State University commenced Black History Month with a kick-off event hosted by Residence Hall Association at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 in the Solarium. The month was packed with events in honor of Black History Month sponsored and hosted by various organizations, including the Office of Campus Activities and...
  • The Government and Justice Studies Department discuss Trump and Putin

    For many, Valentine’s Day is a focus on relationships new and old. This is no different for the Department of Government and Justice Studies which, on Tuesday night, provided a lecture on the United States’ most recent relationship: the relationship between United States President Donald Trump and Russian President...
  • 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...
  • Women Inclusive Theatre Troupe presents former student’s play

    For the past few weeks, Appalachian State’s Women’s Inclusive Theater Troupe has been rehearsing for their latest play. Written, directed and performed by Appalachian State students, W.I.T.T. is set to open “Phyllis Kugler, Eat Your Heart Out” on Feb. 9-11. The play is set in the 1950s and centers...
  • Fiddlers Convention celebrates Appalachian music

    The ninth annual Appalachian State Old-Time Fiddlers Convention took place Saturday, featuring traditional Appalachian music competitions, a handmade market and a luthiers’ gathering among other events. The Fiddlers Convention is held in Plemmons Student Union from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each year and is organized by the Appalachian...
  • Winter Paws Dog Show

    Dog lovers near and far gathered in Blowing Rock for the annual Winterfest event, the Winter Paws Dog Show, on Jan. 29. According to the event announcer Chris Bensen about 50 pups of all shapes, sizes and breeds lined up to compete for a variety of titles: Most Unique...
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