Events

  • Kamau Bell: Ending Racism in About an Hour
    Jan
    26
    Thu, January 26, 2017
    7:00pm

    33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

    Just like skinny jeans, superhero movies, and celebrity weight loss, racism continues to make a comeback. Luckily for us, campus speaker W. Kamau Bell is here to make (non)sense of all of it all. "The Curve" is a comedic, topical exploration of the current state of America's racism, combined with a little (unknown) history, a little Powerpoint, and a whole bunch of Kamau.

  • Jessica Lang Dance
    Feb
    8
    Wed, February 8, 2017
    7:00pm

    Known for repertoire rich with stunning movement and dynamic visuals, Jessica Lang Dance transforms classical ballet into emotionally engaging contemporary work.

  • Lake Street Dive
    Feb
    25
    Sat, February 25, 2017
    7:00pm

    This eclectic quartet’s retro sound combines a refreshing blend of pop, classic R&B, jazz and soul with an infectious, easy going groove.

  • Miguel Zenón Quartet: Típico
    Mar
    7
    Tue, March 7, 2017
    8:00pm

    Join internationally acclaimed saxophonist/composer Miguel Zenón as he celebrates the release of his new album, Típico. Joining Zenón are his long-time bandmates who are also featured on the recording: Luis Perdomo, Hans Glawischnig and Henry Cole.

  • Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: Student Edition
    Mar
    22
    Wed, March 22, 2017
    10:00am

    The films selected for the student screening of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour highlight a variety of themes, from adrenalin pumping adventure to thought provoking environmental concerns – capturing the essence of mountain life and culture throughout the globe. Presented in partnership with Appalachian State University’s Outdoor Programs.

  • Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
    Mar
    24
    Fri, March 24, 2017
    7:30pm

    Join us for one of North America's largest screenings of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. This year, Outdoor Programs is celebrating its 21st Anniversary of hosting the World Tour!

  • Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
    Mar
    25
    Sat, March 25, 2017
    7:30pm

    Join us for one of North America's largest screenings of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. This year, Outdoor Programs is celebrating its 21st Anniversary of hosting the World Tour!

  • The Nile Project
    Apr
    4
    Tue, April 4, 2017
    10:00am

    Founded in 2011 by Egyptian ethnomusicologist Mina Girgis and Ethiopian-American singer Meklit Hadero, the Nile Project is one of the tightest cross-cultural musical collaborations in history.

  • The Nile Project
    Apr
    4
    Tue, April 4, 2017
    7:00pm

    This unique collaboration brings together artists hailing from along the great river that connects 11 countries and over 400 million people, to make music reflecting cultural traditions of the oldest place on earth.

  • Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer
    Apr
    26
    Wed, April 26, 2017
    10:00am

    Two-time Grammy Award-winners, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer are a formidable powerhouse of sound, with a repertoire of traditional and contemporary folk, old-time country and swing music. Their superb harmonies are backed by instrumental virtuosity on the acoustic and electric guitar, five-string banjo, mandolin, cello banjo, ukulele, percussion and many other instruments.

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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