The root zone heat distribution system installed by Appalachian’s NEXUS team at Springhouse Farm in Vilas, North Carolina, has reduced the farm’s greenhouse energy consumption by 50 percent from January–May.
Presented by Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts & Cultural Programs, this annual celebration of the performing and visual arts is held every July in venues across the university campus, and features a diverse mix of music, dance, theatre, visual arts and film programming.
“The Legend of Buster Neal” tells the story of four generations of African American men and the challenges faced by each generation within the same family. This powerful drama questions the true definition of manhood and examines the meaning of legacy, friendship and fatherhood.
The symposium is geared toward educators, students, and community members and is free and open to the public. The purpose and goal of the Symposium is to provide public and private school teachers, university faculty, students, and community members information and insights about the victims, perpetrators, and consequences of the Nazi Holocaust.
“One of the best jazz bands in New York today” (Forbes) makes its debut at Schaefer Center where they transport the audience to New York speakeasies, Parisian cabarets, and New Orleans jazz halls. Fueled by the belief that classic jazz feeds the heart and soul, the Hot Sardines are on a mission to make old sound new again with their brassy arrangements, rollicking piano melodies and smoky vocals.
Faculty and students from the Hayes School of Music, Milligan College and Wake Forest University will be performing sonatas the SS forced the orchestra to play and pieces by Jewish composers the women performed as an act of spiritual resistance. Free of charge and no tickets required.
Anita Lasker-Wallfisch (London, England), the cellist of the Women’s Orchestra at Auschwitz, will speak about her experiences playing music in a Nazi death camp and her suffering at the hands of the Germans. At the age of 93, she is one of only a couple of survivors of the orchestra still alive today. Free of charge and no tickets required.