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An Evening with Natalie Merchant: Keep Your Courage Tour – SOLD OUT

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credit: Shervin Lainez A Schaefer Spotlight Series Event Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer.Supporting Sponsorship provided by Broyhill Family Foundation, The Campus Store, Explore Boone, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers, SkyBest Communications, Inc., and Appalachian Home Care LLC. An Evening with Natalie Merchant: Keep Your Courage Tour with live accompaniment by WESTERN PIEDMONT SYMPHONY“An artist […]

Eastern Music Festival Orchestra with special guest Béla Fleck

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A Broyhill Classic Concert Series Event Supporting Sponsorship provided by the Broyhill Family Foundation and Campus Store photo: Brandon MarshallExperience a night of groundbreaking musical fusion as the Eastern Music Festival Orchestra, under the baton of Gerard Schwarz, collaborates with 16-time Grammy-winning banjo master Béla Fleck. Béla will showcase his unique interpretation of Gershwin's iconic "Rhapsody […]

Fallen Leaves

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The Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series In Finnish with English subtitlesFinland, German / not rated / Directed by Aki Kaurismäki / 2023 / Drama / 81 minutes Award-winning filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki (Le Havre, The Other Side of Hope) makes a masterful return with Fallen Leaves, a timeless, hopeful and satisfying love story that […]

The Taste of Things

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The Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series In French with English subtitlesFrance / Rated PG-13 / Directed by Anh Hung Tran / 2023 / Drama, History, Romance / 135 minutes Set in France in 1889, the film follows the life of Dodin Bouffant (Benoît Magimel) as a chef living with his personal cook and […]

Canadian Brass

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A Broyhill Classic Concert Series Event Supporting Sponsorship provided by the Broyhill Family Foundation and Campus Store photo: Natalie EndicottWith 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 […]

Buddy Guy: Damn Right Farewell

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A Schaefer Spotlight Series Event Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer.Supporting Sponsorship provided by Broyhill Family Foundation, The Campus Store, Explore Boone, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers, SkyBest Communications, Inc., and Appalachian Home Care LLC. Guy’s Damn Right Farewell tour will see the Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner performing hits from throughout his […]

38th Rosen Sculpture Walk

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photo: David Sheldon, Orion, 37th Rosen Sculpture Competition First Place Award Winner The Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition is an annual national juried competition presented by the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, as part of An Appalachian Summer Festival. The nationally recognized program has showcased contemporary American sculpture in outdoor settings across the university campus […]

Norm Lewis

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credit: Peter Marks A Schaefer Spotlight Series Event Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer.Supporting Sponsorship provided by Broyhill Family Foundation, The Campus Store, Explore Boone, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers, SkyBest Communications, Inc., and Appalachian Home Care LLC. Renowned for his acting work on stage and screen (the Oscar-nominated film Da 5 Bloods and in […]

Perfect Days

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The Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series In Japanese with English subtitlesJapan / Rated PG / Directed by Wim Wenders / 2023 / Drama / 123 minutes Hirayama is content with his life as a toilet cleaner in Tokyo. Outside of his structured routine he cherishes music on cassette tapes, books, and taking photos […]

Bell-Denk-Isserlis Trio

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A Broyhill Classic Concert Series Event Supporting Sponsorship provided by the Broyhill Family Foundation and Campus Store photo: Sebastian MadejHailed as a “dream team of performers” (Strings Magazine), violinist Joshua Bell, cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Jeremy Denk will come together to offer an unparalleled evening of Fauré chamber music. This summer marks the trio’s first […]

St. Paul and The Broken Bones

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credit: Paige Sara A Schaefer Spotlight Series Event Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer.Supporting Sponsorship provided by Broyhill Family Foundation, The Campus Store, Explore Boone, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers, SkyBest Communications, Inc., and Appalachian Home Care LLC. Founded in Birmingham, Alabama in 2011, St. Paul & The Broken Bones consists of Paul Janeway […]

Paul Taylor Dance Company: “Airs, Syzygy, Esplanade”

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Jada Pearman, Jake Vincent, Kristin Draucker, and Company in Paul Taylor's "Esplanade"; photo by Steven Pisano A Schaefer Spotlight Series Event Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer.Supporting Sponsorship provided by Broyhill Family Foundation, The Campus Store, Explore Boone, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers, SkyBest Communications, Inc., and Appalachian Home Care LLC. The Paul Taylor Dance […]