Appalachian State University (2024)

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    Jun 29 - Jul 27, 2024

    An Appalachian Summer Festival is an annual arts festival presenting and producing programs in music, theatre, dance, film and visual arts. The festival forges a unique national identity through artistic excellence, innovative programming, commissioning new works, educational opportunities, and by bringing the most accomplished and respected creative and performing artists from around the world to the Appalachian State University community.

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    July 10, 2024

    7:00 pm

    With an international reputation as one of the most popular brass ensembles today, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of the world’s most famous brass group. Masters of concert presentations, Canadian Brass has developed a uniquely engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences and has been an important pioneer in bringing brass music to mass audiences everywhere.

  • 22nd Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Symposium

    July 11 - 17, 2024

    The theme of this year's Symposium is "The Holocaust & America." We will explore the relationships among the United States, Germany and European Jews leading up to, during and after the Holocaust. Using experiential learning practices, in particular Universal Design of Instruction, we will consider Holocaust questions such as antisemitism in America and Germany, eugenics and pseudo-science, the Nuremberg Laws and their relationship to Jim Crow Laws, Jews as American refugees and much more.

  • Jul

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    July 12 - 13, 2024

    Enjoy a weekend in Boone full of campus tours and reunion fun, which we will cap off with a luncheon and Medallion Ceremony for members of the Class of 1974 as they are inducted into the Black & Gold Society.

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    July 12, 2024

    8:00 pm

    Guy’s Damn Right Farewell tour will see the Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner performing hits from throughout his career, in addition to his 2022 album, “The Blues Don’t Lie.” At age 87, Buddy Guy is a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago’s fabled West Side sound, and a living link to the city’s halcyon days of electric blues.

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    Alumni Awards

    July 13, 2024

    5:00 pm

    Each year, the Appalachian State Alumni Association acknowledges individuals whose exceptional professional, philanthropic or volunteer achievements have impacted society and Appalachian State University. The recipients of the 2024 Alumni Awards will be honored at the Alumni Awards Gala.

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    Keynote Lecture: “America’s Response to the Holocaust: A Moral Challenge for Every Generation” with Dr. Rafael Medoff

    July 14, 2024

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    As one of the leading experts on the Holocaust, Dr. Rafael Medoff has been an outspoken critic of western countries and their reticence to support European Jews before and during WWII. Medoff is the founding director of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies and has authored more than 20 books about the Holocaust, Zionism and American Jewish history. Medoff has also taught and lectured at US universities and is a member of the Committee on Ethics in Jewish Leadership. Lecture presented in-person and via Zoom.

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    July 14, 2024

    7:00 pm

    Renowned for his acting work on stage and screen (the Oscar-nominated film “Da 5 Bloods” and in Shonda Rhimes’ “Scandal”), fans of musical theater best know Norm Lewis, the SAG and Tony Award-nominated star, for his booming baritone and the magnetic charisma that has marked every step of his nearly three decades of Broadway excellence. In his one-man show, Lewis will present a revue of songs hand-picked from his impressive resumé of the who’s-who among leading man roles and will lend his unique and insightful vocal versatility to selections ranging from jazz and blues, to soul, pop, and classic American favorites.

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    Keynote Lecture: “The Critical Rise of Antisemitism Today” with Rabbi Dr. Michael Berenbaum

    July 16, 2024

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Rabbi Dr. Michael Berenbaum serves as the director of the Sigi Ziering Institute, exploring the ethical and religious implications of the Holocaust. He holds a professorship in Jewish Studies at American Jewish University. For three years, he was president and chief executive officer of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. In addition, he served as the first director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM)’s Research Institute. His work in film has won Emmy Awards and Academy Awards. Lecture presented in-person and via Zoom.

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    July 20, 2024

    8:00 pm

    Founded in Birmingham, Alabama in 2011, St. Paul & The Broken Bones consists of Paul Janeway (vocals), Jesse Phillips (bass), Browan Lollar (guitar), Kevin Leon (drums), Al Gamble (keyboards), Allen Branstetter (trumpet), Chad Fisher (trombone), and Amari Ansari (saxophone). The eight-piece ensemble burst into the world with their 2014 debut, “Half the City,” establishing a sound that quickly became a calling card and landing the band a slew of major festivals including Lollapalooza, Coachella and Glastonbury.

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    July 27, 2024

    7:00 pm

    Grammy Award winner and Grand Ole Opry member Brad Paisley will perform live at Kidd Brewer Stadium! Brad Paisley has earned his place in country music history as one of the genre’s most talented and decorated male solo artists. For more than 20 years, his songwriting and unmatched showmanship have won him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 15 Academy of Country Music Awards, and 14 Country Music Association Awards.

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    Free Guided Tours of the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum

    July 29, 2024

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Join Yadkin Riverkeeper Brian Fannon and other public history experts for guided tours of the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum, a site with six historic, furnished cabins that recreate the atmosphere of eighteenth and nineteenth century mountain communities. Learn what rural life was like for pioneers in the High Country.

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