Events

  • African Dance with Sherone Price
    Jun 4

    Summer Dance Series

    Tuesday, June 4, 2019
    5:30pm-6:45pm

    The Summer Dance Series provides open classes of various dance styles and bodywork for all ages and ability levels. Classes offered in previous years have included ballet, hip hop, Pilates, modern dance, jazz, Gyrokinesis, yoga, African dance, creative dance, hula, salsa, musical theatre dance, capoeira, folk dance and more.

  • Salsa with Emily Daughtridge and Marco Meucci
    Jun 6

    Summer Dance Series

    Thursday, June 6, 2019
    5:30pm-7:00pm

    The Summer Dance Series provides open classes of various dance styles and bodywork for all ages and ability levels. Classes offered in previous years have included ballet, hip hop, Pilates, modern dance, jazz, Gyrokinesis, yoga, African dance, creative dance, hula, salsa, musical theatre dance, capoeira, folk dance and more.

  • Tai Chi with Tim Winecoff
    Jun 7

    Summer Dance Series

    Friday, June 7, 2019
    5:30pm-6:45pm

    The Summer Dance Series provides open classes of various dance styles and bodywork for all ages and ability levels. Classes offered in previous years have included ballet, hip hop, Pilates, modern dance, jazz, Gyrokinesis, yoga, African dance, creative dance, hula, salsa, musical theatre dance, capoeira, folk dance and more.

  • Yoga with Caroline Daniel
    Jun 11

    Summer Dance Series

    Tuesday, June 11, 2019
    5:30pm-6:45pm

    The Summer Dance Series provides open classes of various dance styles and bodywork for all ages and ability levels. Classes offered in previous years have included ballet, hip hop, Pilates, modern dance, jazz, Gyrokinesis, yoga, African dance, creative dance, hula, salsa, musical theatre dance, capoeira, folk dance and more.

  • Hip Hop Dance with Katrina Locklin
    Jun 13

    Summer Dance Series

    Thursday, June 13, 2019
    5:30pm-6:45pm

    The Summer Dance Series provides open classes of various dance styles and bodywork for all ages and ability levels. Classes offered in previous years have included ballet, hip hop, Pilates, modern dance, jazz, Gyrokinesis, yoga, African dance, creative dance, hula, salsa, musical theatre dance, capoeira, folk dance and more.

  • Hip-Hop Dance with Elijah Grady
    Jun 21

    Summer Dance Series

    Friday, June 21, 2019
    5:30pm-7:00pm

    The Summer Dance Series provides open classes of various dance styles and bodywork for all ages and ability levels. Classes offered in previous years have included ballet, hip hop, Pilates, modern dance, jazz, Gyrokinesis, yoga, African dance, creative dance, hula, salsa, musical theatre dance, capoeira, folk dance and more.

  • Egyptian Belly Dance with Cindy Tate
    Jun 25

    Summer Dance Series

    Tuesday, June 25, 2019
    5:30pm-6:45pm

    The Summer Dance Series provides open classes of various dance styles and bodywork for all ages and ability levels. Classes offered in previous years have included ballet, hip hop, Pilates, modern dance, jazz, Gyrokinesis, yoga, African dance, creative dance, hula, salsa, musical theatre dance, capoeira, folk dance and more.

  • Young People’s Global Film Series: Sing Street (2016)
    Jul 2

    An Appalachian Summer Festival

    Tuesday, July 2, 2019
    6:00pm

    During the economic recession of Dublin, Ireland in 1985, teenager Conor Lawlor is forced to adjust to a new inner-city public school, where the kids are tough and the teachers even tougher. To impress the girl of his dreams, Conor starts his own rock band with a group of nerds and non-musicians.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: A Taxi Driver (2017)
    Jul 3

    An Appalachian Summer Festival

    Wednesday, July 3, 2019
    7:00pm

    Based on a true story, this film tells the story of a widowed taxi driver from Seoul, who finagles his way into a lucrative fare and unintentionally becomes involved in the 1980 Gwangju Democratic Uprising, a landmark historical event in South Korea’s march toward democracy.

  • North Carolina Black Repertory Company presents “Plenty of Time”
    Jul 7

    An Appalachian Summer Festival

    Sunday, July 7, 2019
    7:00pm

    The celebrated North Carolina Black Repertory Company returns by popular demand this summer with its production of “Plenty of Time,” following the forty-three-year romance between an unlikely pair, a debutant from an elite black family and a working-class young man with dreams of changing the world.

  • Lunch & Learn: Behind the Curtain
    Jul 10

    Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

    Wednesday, July 10, 2019
    12:00pm-1:30pm

    Get to know the Kraut Creek Ramblers, the premier old-time string band of the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University. Learn how the band, comprised of a rotating cast of faculty, staff, and students, came together around their love of traditional mountain music, ranging from hard-driving fiddle tunes to early country classics.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Capernaum (2018)
    Jul 10

    An Appalachian Summer Festival

    Wednesday, July 10, 2019
    7:00pm

    Living in the unforgiving slums of Beirut with his uneducated parents and a wild pack of younger brothers and sisters, Zain is forced to become the family’s primary breadwinner and problem solver. When he fails to prevent his parents from marrying off his beloved, younger sister, he runs away from his negligent parents and finds himself navigating a world where cruelty and poverty threaten to overwhelm kindness and goodness.

  • Young People’s Global Film Series: Fanny’s Journey
    Jul 16

    An Appalachian Summer Festival

    Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    6:00pm

    Based on a true story, Fanny’s Journey tells the compelling tale of a daring 13-year-old girl who will stop at nothing to save herself, her two sisters, and a group of young Jewish children from the Nazis.

  • Educator Workshop Series: Warriors of Anikituhwa: A Day of Cherokee History and Culture
    Jul 17

    Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

    Wednesday, July 17, 2019
    8:00am-5:00pm

    This is a professional development workshop for select teachers and will include Cherokee history, storytelling, dance, music and a tour of a special collection of Cherokee artifacts. Upon completion of the workshop, teachers will receive a certificate for nine credit hours.

  • Lunch & Learn: Cherokee Storytelling
    Jul 17

    Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

    Wednesday, July 17, 2019
    12:00pm-1:30pm

    The Warriors of Anikituhwa, official cultural ambassadors of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will present this remarkable workshop featuring Cherokee history through storytelling.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Perfect Strangers (2016)
    Jul 17

    An Appalachian Summer Festival

    Wednesday, July 17, 2019
    7:00pm

    Tapping into our cell phone-obsessed zeitgeist, seven long-time friends meet for an intimate dinner party during a lunar eclipse. When the hostess suggests a party game in which the attendees agree to make all calls and texts public, secrets and lies abound, forcing the participants to question how much they really know about each other.

  • Martin & Doris Rosen Summer Symposium
    Jul 20

    25

    Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies

    July 20-25, 2019

    Since 2002, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies has organized and held the annual Martin & Doris Rosen Summer Symposium “Remembering the Holocaust.” The symposium endeavors to provide teachers with the most current research on the Holocaust, racism, and anti-Semitism in tandem with teaching strategies and plans needed by every educator to tackle this urgent topic in an informed and successful manner in a classroom setting.

  • Young People’s Global Film Series: Storm Boy (2019)
    Jul 23

    An Appalachian Summer Festival

    Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    1:00pm

    Based on the 1964 Australian children’s book by Colin Thieve, “Storm Boy” tells the story of 10-year-old Michael Kingley who lives a lonely life with his reclusive father, Hideaway Tom, on the desolate coastline of South Australia. When a group of hunters kills a majestic pelican and orphans its young on the beach, Mike convinces his father to let him raise the chicks to adulthood.

  • Lunch & Learn: Extraordinary Lessons for Holocaust Education: Resistance and Rescue in World War II
    Jul 24

    Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

    Wednesday, July 24, 2019
    12:00pm-1:30pm

    Can bravery be taught? Can moral courage be embraced as a core value in our society today? Explore with Dr. Racelle Weiman, the characteristics, behavior and actions of individuals and groups who made choices to stand up and against evil, prejudice and genocide.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Becoming Astrid (2018)
    Jul 24

    An Appalachian Summer Festival

    Wednesday, July 24, 2019
    7:00pm

    “Becoming Astrid” is a 2018 biographical drama film about the early years of Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, the world’s third most-translated children’s writer, credited for more than 100 books including Pippi Longstocking. Eager to break free from her conservative upbringing, teenaged Astrid trades her carefree life working on her family’s farm for an internship at a local newspaper. At first, it seems like an ideal outlet, not only for her talents, but also for her desire to become a free-thinking, modern adult woman of the 1920s.

  • Young People’s Global Film Series: Cinnamon (2012)
    Jul 30

    An Appalachian Summer Festival

    Tuesday, July 30, 2019
    1:00pm

    El Molcajete, a traditional Mexican restaurant in downtown Mexico City, is the pride and joy of Maria’s grandmother, Dona Tere. When Maria’s mother suddenly passes away, Dona Tere mourns the loss of her daughter and stops working at the restaurant. Maria must find a way to bring her grandmother back to the restaurant before the traditional flavors, ingredients, and cooking secrets are lost forever.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: The Translator (2018)
    Jul 31

    An Appalachian Summer Festival

    Wednesday, July 31, 2019
    7:00pm

    “The Translator” tells the true story of a Russian Literature professor at the University of Havana who is ordered to work as a translator for the child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they are sent to Cuba for medical treatment in the late 1980s. Torn from the abstract world of academia and forced into the relentlessly real world of medicine, the college professor must find a way to connect with the kids and serve as an empathic translator between the doctors and the children’s parents.

  • Weicholz Global Film Series: Never Look Away (2018)
    Aug 2

    An Appalachian Summer Festival

    Friday, August 2, 2019
    7:00pm

    Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, “Never Look Away” tells the story of a young art student, Kurt Barnert who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. What neither of them knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Ellie’s father committed decades ago.