Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

  • Gene Nichol
    Sep
    10
    Thu, September 10, 2015
    8:00pm

    Gene Nichol, the noted law professor and anti-poverty advocate, will speak at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at Appalachian State University Thursday, Sept. 10, at 8 p.m. His talk is titled “Poverty, Politics and Academic Freedom in North Carolina.” His campus visit has been organized by the university’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). This event is free and open to the public.

  • High Country Fly Fishing Film Tour
    Sep
    11
    Fri, September 11, 2015
    5:00pm

    Local live music, non-profit conservation group info tables, local artists who work on fishing and water related artwork and concessions begin in the lobby at 5pm.  The Fly Fishing Film Tour begins at 7pm.

  • University Forum Committee Speaker Series:  Carl Zimmer
    Sep
    16
    Wed, September 16, 2015
    7:00pm

    Award-winning science journalist Carl Zimmer is a columnist for The New York Times and an expert on topics ranging from biology and evolution to parasites and viruses.

  • Rhiannon Giddens
    Sep
    24
    Thu, September 24, 2015
    7:00pm

    Founding member of supergroup New Basement Tapes and Carolina Chocolate Drops. Solo album Tomorrow Is My Turn is among NPR Music’s 25 Favorite Albums of 2015.

The Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts is a 1,684-seat multi-use auditorium located on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. The Center features orchestra and balcony level seating and a proscenium stage. The Schaefer Center is also home to the Catherine J. Smith Gallery.

APPlause! Series

Enriching lives, sparking imaginations and inspiring a love of learning through the arts! APPlause! offers a variety of performances at venues across the Appalachian State University campus that feature university-based artists as well as local, regional and world-renowned professional artists. These affordable performances offer access to a wide variety of art disciplines for K-12 students.

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  • 800-841-2787

    Order tickets by telephone by calling toll-free 800-841-2787 or call locally 828-262-4046. Tickets ordered by telephone can be mailed to you, or you can choose to pick them up at will-call.

    Box office hours are...

    Monday - Friday
    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET).

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    The Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts is located on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. (Location and directions)

    Box office hours are...

    Monday - Friday
    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET).

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