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  • In/Visible Theatre’s 2nd Annual Pop-Up Play

    In/Visible Theatre hosted its second annual pop-up play on April 7. The play was performed at an undisclosed location, but those who wanted to attend met at the Doc Watson statue in downtown Boone. There, an In/Visible guide led audience members to a secret downtown location for the 15-minute...
  • Appalachian State celebrates LUNAFEST

    On April 6 in the Plemmons Student Union, a festival of short films with one common theme took place: all the films are “by, for and about women.” This is the motto of LUNAFEST, a traveling short film festival with the goal of showcasing women’s issues and inspiring thoughtful...
  • Appalachian State examines free speech

    Throughout this past week, Appalachian faculty and students have been educated about first amendment rights and freedom of speech in the Say What? Free Speech Summit. The event spanned from March 23 through 31 and involved several talks and art exhibitions about various aspects of free speech. The panel...
  • Blackburn Community Outreach helps combat High Country food insecurity

    Blackburn Community Outreach is focusing this year on redefining what it means to be blessed, through growing and giving organically grown fruits and vegetables in the Todd community. What started as just a place for members of the Blackburn Chapel to grow their own food has become an outlet...
  • The Nile Project: sustainability through music and dance

    The New River Conservancy, Blue Ridge Conservancy, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts’ Office of Arts and Cultural Programs and Appalachian State University will be hosting their collaboration, the Nile Project, from April 2 to 4. The project is part of the university’s academic year performance series presented by the...
  • Charles Walker: New in town student singer-songwriter

    The first time Charles Austin-Zimmerman, known on stage as Charles Walker, remembers performing music live, he was 12 years old and playing guitar on a patio at his mother’s friend’s birthday party. Since then, the now 19-year-old singer-songwriter has released a record that he made in his bedroom closet,...
  • Electric Jelly Funk prepares to release first album

    Electric Jelly Funk is probably best known by Appalachian State students right now for its recent win of the 2017 Battle of the Bands, an annual competition held at Legends, this year on Feb. 23. EJF is a self-described funk fusion band featuring eight Appalachian State students that has...
  • A day in the life of a music major

    Kelsey Lynch sits down in one of the practice rooms and holds her cello like the instrument is an extension of her body. She places her fingers on the instrument and plays a piece silently in her head. “The classes are hard because you have to take classes like...
  • Student-run, ensemble plays tunes from video games

    Though the Hayes School of Music has a variety of ensembles, one that takes a different approach to a typical sit-down ensemble is Video Game Ensemble. The Video Game Ensemble’s repertoire is a bit different. All of the music is from video games. The group plays every kind of...
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