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A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 due to incoming winter weather. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will decide on their hours after campus conditions are evaluated Thursday morning.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • Wednesday's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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(870) 972-3820

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Interviews with Regional Rockabillies

Hear what Rockabilly stars Sonny Burgess, Stan Perkins, and Brandon Cunning have to say about the origins and history of Rockabilly. Dr. Bill Keisker talks about the transistor audio board he designed for Joe Lee's Variety Recording Studio (home of Alley Records Label) in the early 1960s. This sound board will be in the Museum's Rockabilly Exhibition (projected 2018, pending funding).

These interviews were produced by Dr. Michael Bowman, Assistant Professor of Media and Communications, Arkansas State University, 2013.

Sonny Burgess and the Bug Dance

Sonny Burgess interviewed

Sonny Burgess talks about Rockabilly Artists playing in Europe

Sonny Burgess interviewed

Brandon Cunning on the origins of Rockabilly

Brandon Cunning Interview

Stan Perkins discusses record promotion in the early days of RockabillyStan Perkins--Promotion in the Early Days


Stan Perkins and European Rockabilly Fans

Stan Perkins and European Rockabilly Fans


Bill Keisker talks about the Mixing Board that

he built for Joe Lee and Alley Records

Bill Keisker