• Ray Christian
  • Sarah Mbiki
  • Guin Thi
  • Kemal Atkins ’92 ’96
  • Fidel Leal
  • Susan M. Branch ’99
  • Brian Shangwa ’15
  • Traci Royster

Events

  • Memorial Day Ceremony
    May 29
    Monday, May 29, 2017
    9:00am
    Veterans Memorial, adjacent to the B.B. Dougherty Administration Building

    Appalachian State University will mark Memorial Day with a ceremony featuring remarks by Eric Gormly, the coordinator of student veteran services at Appalachian.

  • Inclusion Infusion Summer Diversity Institute
    Jun 5

    7
    June 5-7, 2017
    Plemmons Student Union’s Parkway Ballroom and Blue Ridge Room
    Application deadline extended to May 24, 2017

    Appalachian State University will host a three-day Inclusion Infusion Summer Diversity Institute for 25 administrators/staff and 25 faculty members. The event is designed to encourage inclusion practices and relationships that support a state of being valued, respected and supported.

  • Young People's Global Film Series: My Lucky Elephant (2013)
    Jun 27
    Tuesday, June 27, 2017
    1:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $5 includes ticket, snack and drink

    A young orphaned boy and a baby elephant end up together in an adventure that takes them from an exotic jungle to a bustling city. They’ll discover that through all the laughter, the fun, the challenges and the surprises, life is better when you share it with a friend.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: The Innocents (2016)
    Jun 28
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    7:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $10

    Based on a true story, The Innocents tells the story of a French Red Cross doctor, Mathilde Beaulieu, who is treating the last of the French survivors of a German prison camp in a clinic outside of Warsaw. There will be a pre-film talk with Dr. John Pfeifer.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Worlds Apart (2015)
    Jul 5
    Wednesday, July 5, 2017
    7:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $10

    Set in modern day Greece, Worlds Apart is comprised of three distinct love stories between a foreigner and a Greek citizen. Each story represents a different generation falling in love during a time of socioeconomic turmoil, globalization and forced immigration. There will be a pre-film talk with Dr. John Pfeifer.

  • Eastern Festival Orchestra featuring Midori
    Jul 9
    Sunday, July 9, 2017
    4:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $35 / $31.50 / $25

    Under the direction of Maestro Gerard Schwarz, the Eastern Festival Orchestra returns to the festival for an afternoon of memorable symphonic music featuring internationally renowned violinist Midori, and Hunter Bockes, first-prize winner of the 2016 Rosen-Schaffel Competition for Young and Emerging Artists.

  • Young People's Global Film Series: Virginia's Run (2002)
    Jul 11
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    1:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $5 includes ticket, snack and drink

    In the tradition of such timeless stories as My Friend Flicka, Black Beauty, and The Black Stallion comes this touching tale of friendship between a young girl devastated by the loss of her mother, and the young colt who gives her hope when all seems lost.

  • TCVA Lunch & Learn: Jackie Alexander, NC Black Repertory Company
    Jul 12
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    12:00pm
    Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

    In this presentation, North Carolina Black Repertory Company Artistic Director Jackie Alexander will lead a discussion about the festival and its production of Maid’s Door.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Rams (2015)
    Jul 12
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    7:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $10

    In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. Although they share the land and a way of life, Gummi and Kiddi have not spoken to each other in four decades. There will be a pre-film talk with Dr. John Pfeifer.

  • The National Black Theatre Festival Presents: Maid's Door
    Jul 13
    Thursday, July 13, 2017
    8:00pm
    Valborg Theatre
    $25 / $22.50 / $15

    A family is pushed to the breaking point as they struggle to save their beloved matriarch from being robbed of a glorious present by ghosts from her past. A journey through the heartbreak of Alzheimer’s Disease, Maid’s Door is “poignant without being manipulative, and thought-provoking without being preachy… a memorable evening at the theatre,” writes Susan Gilmor of Relish.

  • The National Black Theatre Festival Presents: Maid's Door
    Jul 14
    Friday, July 14, 2017
    8:00pm
    Valborg Theatre
    $25 / $22.50 / $15

    A family is pushed to the breaking point as they struggle to save their beloved matriarch from being robbed of a glorious present by ghosts from her past. A journey through the heartbreak of Alzheimer’s Disease, Maid’s Door is “poignant without being manipulative, and thought-provoking without being preachy… a memorable evening at the theatre,” writes Susan Gilmor of Relish.

  • Young People's Global Film Series: Duma (2005)
    Jul 18
    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    1:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $5 includes ticket, snack and drink

    An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend of a young boy and his family living in rural South Africa. When the boy’s father dies, mother and son are forced to leave the farm and move to the city. The boy decides to run away to the mountains with his pet cheetah.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: I, Daniel Blake (2016)
    Jul 19
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    7:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $10

    Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. There will be a pre-film talk with Dr. John Pfeifer.

  • Young People's Global Film Series: Secrets of War (2014)
    Jul 25
    Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    1:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $5 includes ticket, snack and drink

    Tuur and Lambert are best friends in a Nazi-occupied Dutch village who pass their days playing soldiers and exploring local caves, mimicking a war that seems far removed from their everyday life. Ultimately, the realities of war find even them - putting them both in danger and forcing the boys to keep secrets which threaten to tear their friendship apart.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Glory (2016)
    Jul 26
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    7:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $10

    Tsanko Petrov, a railroad worker, finds millions in cash on the train tracks. He decides to turn the money over to the police, for which the state rewards him with a new wristwatch that soon stops working. There will be a pre-film talk with Dr. John Pfeifer.

  • Young People's Global Film Series: Theeb (2016)
    Aug 1
    Tuesday, August 1, 2017
    1:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $5 includes ticket, snack and drink

    Theeb, nominated for the 2016 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, is set in the land of Lawrence of Arabia as war rages throughout the Ottoman Empire in 1916. Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated by the vast, unforgiving desert.

  • TCVA Lunch & Learn: Suzi Mills: Connecting Students, Community & Visiting Artists through Cultural Music Pedagogy
    Aug 2
    Wednesday, August 2, 2017
    12:00pm
    Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

    Susan W. Mills is Professor and Director of Music Education in the Hayes School of Music. Her teaching focuses on development of accessible music education that is relevant, balanced, and inclusive of both classical and folk music traditions.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Tanna (2016)
    Aug 2
    Wednesday, August 2, 2017
    7:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
    $10

    Based on a true story and performed by the people of Yakel in Vanuatu, Tanna is a Romeo and Juliet story set in the South Pacific. There will be a pre-film talk with Dr. John Pfeifer.