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Summer Exhibition Celebration

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

Jessie and Katey, "Transit Candy" Celebrate summer at the Turchin Center for the Visual arts and engage, discover and connect through the arts! The Summer Exhibition Celebration is an opportunity for art lovers to meet the artists, enjoy live music and refreshments and spend time with fellow arts patrons while exploring one of the most […]

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives

State Farm Road Concert Lot 235 Dale St., Boone, NC

Photo credit: Alysse Gafkjen A Schaefer Popular Series Event Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer. Performance Sponsorship provided by Boone Area Visitors Bureau, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers, SkyBest Communications, Inc., Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Vincent Properties, and Appalachian Home Care LLC. Celebrate Independence Day with us! An Appalachian Summer Festival kicks off its season […]

Maeve Gilchrist featuring Aizuri Quartet & Kyle Sanna: The Harpweaver

Rosen Concert Hall

photo credit: Shervin Lainez A Broyhill Chamber Series EventSponsored by McDonald's of Boone Maeve Gilchrist (harp, vocals)Kyle Sanna (guitar) Aizuri QuartetEmma Frucht and Miho Saegusa, ViolinsAyane Kozasa, ViolaKaren Ouzounian, Cello Harpist and composer Maeve Gilchrist’s new offering The Harpweaver plays on the idea of artistic nostalgia. When we can’t be with those that we love, […]

The Turchin Center’s Faculty Biennial Exhibition

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

Jody Servon, Pandemic LintThe Lunch and Learn Lecture Series features interactive and informative programming that provides a behind-the-scenes view of the festival’s offerings in the visual arts, music, theater and dance. Turchin Center Curator Mary Anne Redding moderates a panel discussion with Appalachian State University Art Department faculty members featured in the current biennial exhibition, […]

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical

Valborg Theatre

photo credit: Love ImageryWhose Line Is It Anyway? meets The Tony Awards. Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised and it’s all funny. The New York Times calls Broadway’s Next Hit Musical “Hilarious!” Time Out NY says “At last! A musical of, for, and by the people.” […]

Playground (Un monde)

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

photo: ImagePresseHelene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series presentsPlayground (Un monde) In French with English subtitlesBelgium, not rated, directed by Laura Wandel, 2021, drama, 72 min In this debut feature by writer-director Laura Wandel, the everyday reality of grade school is seen from a child's-eye-view as an obstacle course of degradation and abuse. Following 7-year-old […]

36th Rosen Sculpture Walk with the Juror

Outside the Schaefer Center

36th Rosen Sculpture Finalists A legacy of artistic excellence The Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition is a national juried competition presented annually by An Appalachian Summer Festival and the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. Since its establishment by Martin and Doris Rosen in 1987, the Rosen Competition continues a tradition of showcasing contemporary American […]

esperanza spalding in Concert

photo by Samuel Prather A Schaefer Popular Series Event Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer.Performance Sponsorship provided by Boone Area Visitors Bureau, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers,SkyBest Communications, Inc., Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Vincent Properties, and Appalachian Home Care LLC. An Appalachian Summer Festival presents five-time Grammy® winner esperanza spalding — American jazz bassist, singer, […]

Eastern Festival Orchestra with Santiago Rodriguez, piano

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

photo credit: Ben Van HoutenGERARD SCHWARZ, conductorAlan Benaroya, Music Director ChairSANTIAGO RODRIGUEZ, piano Umoja for Orchestra                                       Valerie Coleman Piano Concerto in a minor, Op. 16                 Edvard Grieg     Allegro molto moderato     Adagio     Allegro moderato molto e marcato          Santiago Rodriguez, piano Symphony No. 4 in f minor, Op. 36    […]

Hayes School of Music Faculty Chamber Players: Together at the Table

Rosen Concert Hall

A Broyhill Chamber Series EventSponsored by McDonald's of Boone The Hayes School of Music Faculty Chamber Players invite you to a feast of music to share tastes of cuisine, tradition and home. Conducted by Dr. Régulo Stabilito, the chamber orchestra concert opens with La Revue De Cuisine (The Kitchen Revue) by Bohuslav Martinů, a jazz-influenced […]

Belfast

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series presentsBelfast In English with English subtitlesUnited Kingdom, PG-13, directed by Kenneth Branagh, 2021, drama, 98 minutes Director Kenneth Branagh's semi-autobiographical film chronicles the life of a working-class family and their young son's childhood during the tumult of the late 1960s in the Northern Ireland capital. Surrounded by sporadic […]

Meet the Film Curator: Featuring Dale Pollock, curator for the 2022 Weicholz Global Film Series

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

The Lunch and Learn Lecture Series features interactive and informative programming  that offers a behind-the-scenes view of the festival’s offerings in the visual arts, music, theater and dance. Dale Pollock is a renowned film critic, movie producer and film professor who served as Dean and taught in the celebrated film school at UNC School of the Arts, where he […]

Renée Elise Goldsberry

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

photo by Robert Cummerow A Schaefer Popular Series Event Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer.Performance Sponsorship provided by Boone Area Visitors Bureau, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers,SkyBest Communications, Inc., Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Vincent Properties, and Appalachian Home Care LLC. Renée Elise Goldsberry is a multi-hyphenate actress and singer who has delivered award-winning performances both […]

Imani Winds

photo credit: Shervin LainezA Broyhill Chamber Series EventSponsored by McDonald's of Boone Celebrating over 20 years of music making, the twice Grammy-nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and the evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations and outreach endeavors. The ensemble’s playlist embraces traditional chamber music repertoire, […]

When Pomegranates Howl

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series presentsWhen Pomegranates Howl In Pashto/Farsi with English subtitles Australia/Afghanistan/The Netherlands, Iran, not rated, directed by Granaz Moussavi, 2021, drama, 83 minutes Nine-year-old Hewad peddles food and amulets tackling dangers of daily street life during an ongoing war in Afghanistan. Following an explosion, he is photographed amongst other civilian […]

Boone 150: A Celebration of Boone’s History

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

The Lunch and Learn Lecture Series features interactive and informative programming that provides a behind-the-scenes view of the festival’s offerings in the visual arts, music, theater and dance. Film Screening: DocuAppalachia: A Half Century Focus on the Environment. In 2017 an untitled, silent 16mm film reel from the 1970s was discovered in storage in Boone, NC. […]

Postmodern Jukebox: The Grand Reopening Tour

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

A Schaefer Popular Series Event Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer. Performance Sponsorship provided by Boone Area Visitors Bureau, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers, SkyBest Communications, Inc., Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Vincent Properties, and Appalachian Home Care LLC. Early last year, pop-jazz phenomenon Postmodern Jukebox set out to celebrate a new-millennium Roaring 20s, promising audiences […]

Rosen-Schaffel Competition for Young and Emerging Audiences

The festival proudly presents the 11th annual Rosen-Schaffel Concerto Competition for Young & Emerging Artists, known for the pivotal role it has played in launching the careers of some of our region’s most promising young artists. This year the competition, in partnership with the Hayes School of Music, expands its eligibility to undergraduate collegiate musicians […]

Rolston String Quartet

Rosen Concert Hall

photo credit: Ben GibbsA Broyhill Chamber Series EventSponsored by McDonald's of Boone Rolston String Quartet:Luri Lee, violinJason Issokson, violinHezekiah Leung, violaPeter Eom, cello With their debut album Souvenirs, an all-Tchaikovsky release that was named Recording of the Year by BBC Music Magazine, the Rolston String Quartet continues to receive acclaim and recognition for their musical excellence. The quartet […]

Boz Scaggs: Out of the Blues Tour 2022

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Photo credit: Alysse Gafkjen A Schaefer Popular Series Event Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer.Performance Sponsorship provided by Boone Area Visitors Bureau, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers,SkyBest Communications, Inc., Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Vincent Properties, and Appalachian Home Care LLC. For five decades, Boz Scaggs has mined a personalized mix of rock, blues and R&B […]

A Central Visual Heritage of the Holocaust: The Wehrmacht and Anti-Jews Propaganda with Dr. Daniel Uziel

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

PK camera team shooting in an unknown ghetto, c. 1941 (Image courtesy of Yad Vashem)​The Lunch and Learn Lecture Series features interactive and informative programming  that offers a behind-the-scenes view of the festival’s offerings in the visual arts, music, theater and dance. Most of the visual documentation of WWII, from the German side, originates from […]

On the Water (Vee peal)

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series presentsOn the Water (Vee peal) In Estonian with English subtitlesEstonia, not rated, directed by Peeter Simms, 2020, comedy-drama, 106 minutes On the Water unfolds in rural Soviet Estonia in the early 1980s, during a pivotal year in the life of a shy teen, Andres, who is being raised […]

MOMIX: Alice

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

MOMIX’s internationally acclaimed dancer-illusionists conjure the magical world of the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts in this stunning reimagining of Lewis Carroll’s novel. Journey down the rabbit hole with MOMIX and the visionary choreography of Artistic Director Moses Pendleton. Filled with visual splendor and startling creative movement, Alice reveals that nothing in MOMIX’s […]