AN APPALACHIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL

Music - Dance - Theatre - Visual Arts - Film

SCHEDULE
Photo by Appalachian State University.

2018 SCHEDULE

2018 PAST EVENTS
Weicholz Global Film Series: From the Land of the Moon
Aug
3
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
Film

Based on the international best-selling novel and starring Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard, From the Land of the Moon is the story of a free-spirited woman fighting for her passionate dream of true love against all odds.

Lunch & Learn Series: AppSummer Book and Film Club with Dr. John Pfeifer
Aug
1
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
12:00pm
Lectures & Workshops
Film

Presented in conjunction with the Weicholz Global Film Series as part of the summer festival, this inaugural Lunch and Learn book club event honors the tenth anniversary of presenting quality foreign films at An Appalachian Summer Festival. Festival attendees will have the opportunity to read From the Land of the Moon, discuss the book at this event, and see the film adaptation of the novel on August 3, on the big screen at the Schaefer Center.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Paradise <em>(Ray)</em>
Jul
31
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
Film

Olga, an aristocratic emigrant who escaped the Russian revolution to become a member of the French resistance, is arrested for hiding Jewish children. Her fate lies in the hands of two men: an opportunistic French collaborator and a high ranking German SS officer with whom she shares a glorious past.

Live eTown Radio Show Taping w/ Josh Ritter & Mandolin Orange
Jul
30
Presented by the Appalachian Energy Summit and WNCW
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
8:00pm
Music

This special 2-hour Live Radio Show Taping will feature an exciting radio broadcast/podcast heard weekly across the country and worldwide, hosted by radio personalities Helen & Nick Forster (Nick is also known as founding member of the celebrated bluegrass band, Hot Rize). This special live radio show taping will feature a memorable evening of great music along with on-stage interviews with the artists and the presentation of the eChievement Award to an outstanding volunteer who’s made a real difference in their community and beyond. Special musical guests for this eTown live radio show are Josh Ritter and Mandolin Orange.

Young People’s Global Film Series: Jasper Jones
Jul
30
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
Film

Adapted from the award-winning young adult novel of the same name, Jasper Jones is a moving coming-of-age story about Charlie Bucktin.

Rosen-Schaffel Competition
Jul
29
for Young & Emerging Artists
Rosen Concert Hall, Broyhill Music Center
3:00pm
Classical
Music

The festival, in partnership with the Hayes School of Music, proudly presents the eighth season of the highly acclaimed Rosen-Schaffel Competition for Young & Emerging Artists.  In the final live round of the competition, a panel of symphony conductors will select a First Place, Second Place and Third Place Winner and the competition audience will select an Audience Choice Award Winner.

Rosen Sculpture Walk
Jul
28
followed by Awards Reception
Smith Gallery in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
10:00am
Visual Arts

The Rosen Sculpture Competition & Exhibition is a national, juried competition presented annually by the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. To celebrate the 32nd anniversary of this inspiring installation, join competition jurors Daniel T. Beck and Ian Henderson on an educational outdoor tour of the ten selected pieces from this year’s competition. The tour concludes at the Schaefer Center with an awards reception. An additional work of sculpture will be installed at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum.

Broyhill Chamber Ensemble: <em>An Evening with Old Friends</em>
Jul
25
in association with Reflections Series International
Rosen Concert Hall, Broyhill Music Center
8:00pm
Classical
Music

On this final Reflections Series concert, the Broyhill Chamber Ensemble will perform some of the most beloved masterworks by Mozart and Beethoven, as well as Brahms’ monumental Piano Quintet in f minor.

Lunch & Learn Series: Forbidden Sounds: The Suppression of Music in Nazi Germany
Jul
25
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
12:00pm
Lectures & Workshops
Visual Arts

Presented by Dr. Racelle R Weiman, Holocaust scholar, educator, filmmaker and co-director of Appalachian State University's 2018 Martin & Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on the Holocaust.

Weicholz Global Film Series: Summer 1993 <em>(Estiu 1993)</em>
Jul
24
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
7:00pm
Film

In the summer of 1993, following the death of her parents, six-year-old Frida moves from Barcelona to the Catalan province to live with her aunt and uncle, who are now her new legal guardians. The country life is a challenge for Frida – time passes differently in her new home and the nature that surrounds her is mysterious and estranging.

Young People’s Global Film Series: Wunderkinder
Jul
23
Part of the 17th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on the Holocaust
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
1:00pm
Film

Wunderkinder tells a tale of three musically gifted children, who develop a deep and genuine friendship despite their different religions and nationalities. When the Nazis invade the Soviet Union, their families face mortal peril and their world is suddenly turned upside down.

Broyhill Chamber Ensemble: <em>Where in the World? Part 2</em>
Jul
22
in association with Reflections Series International
Rosen Concert Hall, Broyhill Music Center
8:00pm
Classical
Music

The Broyhill Chamber Ensemble and its international Reflections Series continues with Where in the World? Part 2, featuring two original works by Yousif Sheronick, who is performing as a percussionist. The program also includes works by Aaron Copland, Enzo Rao Camemi, Riad El-Soumbati and Gabriel Fauré.