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1) Film “Bathanti” to be Shown Nov. 25
The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series will screen the film “Bathanti,” a documentary about N.C. Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti on Monday, Nov. 25, at Appalachian State University. The showing begins at 7 p.m. in the Greenbriar Theatre of Plemmons Student Union. “Bathanti” is one hour and 12 minutes long. This event is free and the public is invited. Parking is free on campus after 5 p.m. Recommended is the Library Parking Deck on College Street, which opens to the public after 5:30 p.m. To reach Plemmons Student Union, cross College Street and follow the walkway between the chiller plant and the University Bookstore, passing the Post Office and entering the Student Union on the second floor.
2) Theatre Delta Presents “Be Rea$onable” Nov. 13
Theatre Delta will present “Be Rea$onable” on Wednesday, Nov. 13, as part of the 2013-14 Diversity Lecture Series at Appalachian State University. The performance begins at 7 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Ballroom of Plemmons Student Union. The event is free and the public is invited. In its performance, Theatre Delta will use interactive theatre to challenge economic inequity, wealth and economic power, socio-economic status and how these issues will affect students.
3) Jazz Ensemble Performs Oct. 29 at Appalachian
The 17-member Jazz Ensemble II from Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music will present a program Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free. The ensemble is directed by Rod Berry. The program includes “Wave” by Antonio Carlos Jobin, featuring bass trombonist Charie Occhipinit; “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy” by Joseph Zawinul; “Bone Talk” by Mark Taylor, featuring the ensemble’s trombone section; “When You Go” by Ray Brown, featuring trumpeter Andrew Scroggs; “Cute” by Neal Hefti, featuring drummer Alex Sidwell; and “I remember Stan” by Lennie Niehaus, featuring pianist Luke Shaver.