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‘Formation’ and ‘Refuge’ at Jones House galleries
Two diverse artists will be exhibiting their work this month in the Watauga Arts Council galleries

 


Carlton Gallery: Open Your Heart to Art
Carlton Gallery invites the High Country to celebrate Valentine’s Day on the 14th

 


Pastels at the Cheese House Gallery
Although he has only just begun to show his paintings, Craig Franz likes to think that people throughout

 


Art for the Heart
ArtWalk celebrates Valentine’s Day

 


Artist workshops offered at Carlton Gallery
9th annual series starts in May

 


Joe’s Junkyard
New photo exhibit at Catherine Smith Gallery explores the artist’s troubled family

 

Photo competition finalists announced
Preliminary judging for the sixth annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition has been completed

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Desperate Dysfunction
Morgan Dews documentary Must Read After My Death reveals long-kept family secrets

 

Browning to deliver lecture on Nazi Final Solution
Feb. 26
On Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in the I.G. Greer Auditorium on the campus of Appalachian State University

 

Sculptor Shawn Skabelund in residency at ASU
Public invited to lecture at Turchin Center February 18

 

Telling Jokes for Fun and Profit
Aspiring comics join forces for Boone Saloon show last week

 


‘Three Cups of Tea’ selected for ASU’s 2009 summer reading
A book about one man’s determination to change the lives of young school-age children by building schools in remote Afghanistan and Pakistan

 

Costa to lecture in Darwin Bicentennial Series
James Costa will serve as the next lecturer in the Darwin Bicentennial Series

 


Tennis Shoe Love
Musician Joe Shannon creates Valentine’s Day book about first love

 

Lincoln, Excalibur and a Pack of Dogs
With Abraham Lincoln currently in the news because of President Barack Obama’s inauguration and Illinois ties

 

75 Years for 469 Miles
Blue Ridge Parkway to celebrate landmark anniversary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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ASU JAZZfest starts Feb. 16
The Department of Student Programs in conjunction with the Hayes School of Music Jazz Studies Department and the Performing Arts Series is proud to announce JAZZfest 2009.

 

Willie Nelson to Perform in Boone
Concert at Holmes Center February 19

 

 

 

U.S. Navy Band hosts free concert Feb. 16
The United States Navy Band will perform Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. in Appalachian State University’s Farthing Auditorium.

 

 


Funky Friday at Flipside
An all-star roster of High Country musicians is on tap for a special concert at Flipside in Boone on Friday, February 13.

 

 

Avery musicians to play at Young’s Mountain Valentine’s Dance
Doug Gragg and The Distant Gold Band, featuring Avery’s Doug Gragg and Joe “Pee Wee” Pritchard

 

Banquet Table serves Valentine’s event Feb. 15
Living Water Christian Fellowship will hold a special Valentine’s event

 

ASU bassoon ensemble performs Feb. 15
The 10-member ensemble “Blazing Bassoons” will perform Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall

‘An Evening of Valentine’s Jazz’ Friday night
Friday the 13th is a lucky day for those in love.

 


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BRSC announces 2009 lineup
Musicals, mysteries and Hank Williams take the stage in Blowing Rock

 

 

Langerado Out, Bonnaroo Continues
Struggling economy takes its toll on outdoor festivals

 

 

Playhouse offers remedy for winter doldrums
The holidays are over, snow and rain days are nigh, and kids may already be bored with their new toys.


 



Antiques Roadshow coming to Carolina
Tickets are free but must be obtained in advance

 

 



Hayes Center announces 2009 schedule
Blues, Bluegrass, Flamenco and more coming to Blowing Rock

Mike Cross returns to Blowing Rock Feb. 28
Storytelling musician brings smiles to the aisles at Hayes Center

 

 

 


MerleFest Announces 2009 Lineup
Travis Tritt, Emmylou Harris, Del McCoury Headline festival in Wilkesboro

 

 

 



Linda Ronstadt added to MerleFest lineup
Grammy Award-winning singer to close festival with Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano




 

 


Banff Mtn. Film Fest returns March 27-28
Outdoor adventure taken to the extreme at ASU film event




 

Dance, Drama and Music Coming to Boone in 2009
Appalachian State’s Performing Arts Series presents four acts during the spring semester

 

 

 

Willie and the Wheel Celebrates Western Swing
Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel collaborate on new album and tour

 



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Dance, Drama and Music Coming to Boone in 2009
Appalachian State’s Performing Arts Series presents four acts during the spring semester

 

 

‘An Ideal Husband’ at ASU
Oscar Wilde play opens Feb. 25

 

Horn in the West Auditions Saturday
Outdoor Drama looking for singers, dancers and actors for 2009 season

 

Acting workshop begins Feb. 22
Karen Reynolds will offer an Acting Workshop for Young Adults/Adults on Feb. 22.

 

ASU presents trial scene from ‘Inherit the Wind’
The Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University will present the trial scene from the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee classic “Inherit the Wind”

 

Tom Dooley, Junior Johnson auditions start Feb. 20
Auditions will be held Friday, Feb. 20 at 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 21 at 10 a.m.

 

Wilkes Playmakers teach ‘STAR’ Power
Karen Reynolds will be offering an acting workshop for young adults/adults





Keepin’ on the Sunny Side
Brian Yerman puts new spin on old tunes with The Bloomin’ Yermaniums

From Cradles to Caskets
Mast General Store releases album of local traditional music


‘An Evening of Valentine’s Jazz’ Friday night
Friday the 13th is a lucky day for those in love.

ASU bassoon ensemble performs Feb. 15
The 10-member ensemble “Blazing Bassoons” will perform Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall

Avery musicians to play at Young’s Mountain Valentine’s Dance
Doug Gragg and The Distant Gold Band, featuring Avery’s Doug Gragg and Joe “Pee Wee” Pritchard

U.S. Navy Band hosts free concert Feb. 16
The United States Navy Band will perform Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. in Appalachian State University’s Farthing Auditorium.

Funky Friday at Flipside
An all-star roster of High Country musicians is on tap for a special concert at Flipside in Boone on Friday, February 13.

JAZZfest 2009 starts Feb. 16 at ASU
Jon Thornton, Audioform highlight annual event

Willie Nelson to Perform in Boone
Concert at Holmes Center February 19

MerleFest Announces 2009 Lineup
Travis Tritt, Emmylou Harris, Del McCoury Headline festival in Wilkesboro

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