Break out the holiday music and crank up the volume, music lovers, because Us The Duo is coming to Boone. Us The Duo is a soulful pop duo consisting of husband and wife Michael and Carissa Alvarado. Us The Duo exploded onto the social media scene in 2014 with their #6SecondCovers on Vine. According to
The Schaefer Center was completely filled on Saturday as eight a cappella groups competed head-to-head to win the opportunity to open for Us the Duo next Friday. Acappellageddon, the fall a cappella competition, celebrated its 10th year of existence this year by adding the extra requirement that each team must perform a hit from 2007.
For two weeks, the I.G. Greer Studio Theatre was transformed into an intimate Italian restaurant occupied by a cast of lively characters and an engaged audience. This 1950s trattoria was the setting for the Appalachian State Department of Theatre and Dance’s performance of William Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing.” “Much Ado” takes place in
Watauga Residential College is an integrative learning experience for students who are looking to get a little more out of their educational careers here at App State. Watauga is a place for students to come together and learn more about themselves, their spirituality, the environment and pretty much anything one may look for in Boone.
Crowds laughed with excitement and screamed with shock Saturday night as sideshow performers Captain Steele and Madame Maybelle, nicknamed “America’s Favorite Sideshow Couple,” performed at Boone Saloon. The duo, who has performed as a couple for 20 years, showed off their unusual skills with a set that included walking on glass, increasingly challenging sword swallowing
Caitlin Windsor’s father passed away from early-onset frontotemporal lobe dementia in December 2016. He was 57 years old. Windsor, a senior exercise science major, along with co-coordinator Rachel Keane, a junior fermentation sciences major, held the ALZ You Need Is Love: Benefit Concert at Lost Province on Thursday. The concert raised money for the Alzheimer’s
Braving cold and rainy conditions, the Rho Tau chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia fraternity hosted 20 high school bands on Saturday for the 38th annual Appalachian Marching Band Festival. Bands arrived from across the region to compete, from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to Abingdon, Virginia. Festival performance categories were based on band size, A
Fiddler and seed saver William Ritter grew up reluctantly helping his parents in the yard and begrudgingly listening to regional Appalachian music. He disliked working outside with his hands and listening to the sounds of mountain music until he left his hometown. Yet, at the Food Summit on Saturday in Plemmons Student Union, Rittler stated
Reckless Arts, a nonprofit art residency program located on King Street, has been growing slowly since its foundation on Jan. 1. The gallery dedicates itself to the work done by artists in the community, and in its own words, “to the sustainability of art in society.” On Oct. 20, Reckless Arts opened its doors after
Tucked away in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a short drive from Appalachian State University’s campus, is a coffee shop that is serving more to the Boone community than just coffee. Hatchet Coffee began as a dream fostered in the kitchen of Stick Boy Bread Company by former bakers and co-founders, Jeremy Bollman