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Event Series Men on Boats

Men on Boats

Valborg Theatre 480 Howard St, Boone, NC

by Jaclyn Backhausdirected by Gina Grandi Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. Men on Boats is the true(ish) history of an 1869 expedition, when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet loyal volunteers set out to chart the course of the Colorado River. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service. Tickets: Students $10, […]

Ashley McBryde

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

GRAMMY Award winner Ashley McBryde has made a name for herself with her standout, critically acclaimed albums, all of which found the Arkansas native straddling lines between traditional country, rock-tinged roots and point-blank biker-bar riffs, leading American Songwriter to boast her “music balances gutsy rocking with classic country, folk and even slight bluegrass influences.” With […]

Event Series Men on Boats

Men on Boats

Valborg Theatre 480 Howard St, Boone, NC

by Jaclyn Backhausdirected by Gina Grandi Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. Men on Boats is the true(ish) history of an 1869 expedition, when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet loyal volunteers set out to chart the course of the Colorado River. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service. Tickets: Students $10, […]

Event Series Men on Boats

Men on Boats

Valborg Theatre 480 Howard St, Boone, NC

by Jaclyn Backhausdirected by Gina Grandi Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. Men on Boats is the true(ish) history of an 1869 expedition, when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet loyal volunteers set out to chart the course of the Colorado River. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service. Tickets: Students $10, […]

Sing and Swing – A Jazz at Lincoln Center PRESENTS Production – APPlause! performance

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

About     Events    Registration     Educator Resources     FAQsHear excerpts from the Schaefer Center Presents series’ evening performance, Sing and Swing – A Jazz at Lincoln Center PRESENTS Production, featuring songs by Gershwin, Ellington, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and many more. Joined by a who’s who of New York all-stars, this “unforgettable” program of […]

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Sing & Swing: Our American Songbook

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

This celebration of the Great American Songbook and iconic partnerships in jazz features trumpeters, vocalists, and composers Bria Skonberg and Benny Benack III. The North American tour of SING AND SWING: Our American Songbook will reach 45 cities across the United States and Canada. Each armed with prodigious trumpet talent and vocal charm, Skonberg and Benack […]

Kayla E.

Plemmons Student Union 201-B Plemmons Student Union

photo credit: Sara MulveyThis event is co-sponsored by The Schaefer Center Presents series and Appalachian JournalKayla E. is a Texas-born artist and designer of Mexican-American descent. Her comics practice centers around her childhood and functions as a map-making exercise. Leaning heavily on the fixed compositional structure and aesthetic codes of post-war American comics, she imposes […]

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Stand on the highest peaks, ski the steepest slopes, and be a part of the gripping adventures waiting for you in this year’s Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour. From exploring remote landscapes to adrenaline-fueled action sports, films selected for the 2023/2024 World Tour are sure to captivate and amaze you. Be moved. Be […]

Documentary Filmmakers on Interpreting Rural Life: From Appalachia to the World

Appalachian Theatre

  Presented by Appalachian State University's High Country Humanities, with support from North Carolina Humanities. Join Appalachian State documentary filmmakers for screenings of their work, a panel discussion, and an audience Q&A moderated by documentary film scholar Dr. Maria Pramaggiore, chair of Appalachian State's Department of Interdisciplinary Studies. The speakers will address how visual narratives portray […]

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Stand on the highest peaks, ski the steepest slopes, and be a part of the gripping adventures waiting for you in this year’s Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour. From exploring remote landscapes to adrenaline-fueled action sports, films selected for the 2023/2024 World Tour are sure to captivate and amaze you. Be moved. Be […]

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Stand on the highest peaks, ski the steepest slopes, and be a part of the gripping adventures waiting for you in this year’s Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour. From exploring remote landscapes to adrenaline-fueled action sports, films selected for the 2023/2024 World Tour are sure to captivate and amaze you. Be moved. Be […]

M. Soledad Caballero

Plemmons Student Union 201-B Plemmons Student Union

This event is co-sponsored by The Schaefer Center Presents series and Appalachian JournalThe Juanita Tobin Memorial Reading Soledad Caballero, professor of English and co-chair of the Women's Gender and Sexuality Program at Allegheny College, is a Macondo and CantoMundo fellow. Her poem “Some Day I Will Visit Hawk Mountain" was featured in May 2022 in […]

Winnie-the-Pooh

I.G. Greer Studio Theatre

Appalachian Young People’s Theatre (AYPT) Directed by Gordon Hensley For nearly a century, the timeless tales of Winnie-the-Pooh and his beloved companions, Piglet, Owl, Tigger, Rabbit, and the melancholic Eeyore, have captivated hearts worldwide. Originally written by A.A. Milne as a gift for his son, Christopher Robin, these endearing characters come to life once more […]

Indigo Girls

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St, Boone, NC

Photo by Jeremy CowartReleased in 1989, Indigo Girls' eponymous major label debut sold over two million copies under the power of singles “Closer to Fine” and “Kid Fears” and turned Indigo Girls into one of the most successful folk duos in history. Over a 35-year career that began in clubs around their native Atlanta, Georgia, […]

Winnie-the-Pooh

I.G. Greer Studio Theatre

Appalachian Young People’s Theatre (AYPT) Directed by Gordon Hensley For nearly a century, the timeless tales of Winnie-the-Pooh and his beloved companions, Piglet, Owl, Tigger, Rabbit, and the melancholic Eeyore, have captivated hearts worldwide. Originally written by A.A. Milne as a gift for his son, Christopher Robin, these endearing characters come to life once more […]