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UU hosts First Friday Film: The Power of Nightmares, Part II


The Power of Nightmares (Part 2) is being shown this Friday, September 5, at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3053 Highway 41A South. The screening is a continuation of the UU First Friday Film program.

Adam Curtis showed us in Century of Self a key way of controlling the masses is by making people good consumers. Make people want things they do not need by appealing to their secret desires. Come to present time in The Power of Nightmares, where terror and torture and the fear of such has become the new tools of control by governments. The first part of this show ran at the August First Friday Films.

This screening is free and open to the public and the film is a appropriate for mature, adult audiences. Bring snacks to share if you wish. To reach the UU Church, head south on Madison, 1.9 miles past the Wal-Mart.

Beegie Adair Trio to launch Community Concert Association 2008-09 series


A little night music by stellar performers Beegie Adair Trio, Dennis Solee, Keri Alkema, Imani Winds and Trio Verlaine headline a season of classical and pop music.

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music and the Center of Excellence for Creative Arts is proud to announce the venue for the Clarksville Community Concert Association’s 2008-09 Concert Series. The series begins at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 15 in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall with the Beegie Adair Trio with Dennis Solee.

Entertainment News writes, “Beegie Adair is one of the finest piano players in the world.” Adair has recorded 24 CDs, ranging from Cole Porter standards to Frank Sinatra classics to romantic World War II ballads. She has accompanied such legendary performers as Chet Atkins, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash and also worked with Lucille Ball, Dinah Shore, Mama Cass Elliott and Peggy Lee. Beegie Adair is accompanied by drummer Chris Brown, one of the most sought after drummers in the South and a veteran of the Maynard Ferguson Ensemble and bassist Roger Spencer, who has played with the Les Brown Band, Ray Conniff, the Page Cavanaugh Trio and Pete Jolly. «Read the rest of this article»

Atomic Trades and Labor Council endorses Candidate Bob Tuke for U.S. Senate


Bob Tuke

The Atomic Trades and Labor Council has endorsed Bob Tuke to become Tennessee’s next U.S. Senator and to defeat Lamar Alexander in November.  The ATLC is comprised of 16 international unions and 17 local unions and represents approximately 2,100 members at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Y-12 National Security Complex.  The ATLC joins a growing list of Tuke for Tennessee endorsers, including:

  • Tennessee AFL-CIO Labor Council – Representing 340 Local Unions and 250,000 workers throughout Tennesse
  • Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association
  • Teamsters Local Union 519 – Knoxville, TN «Read the rest of this article»
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Dems sponsor ‘Labor’ Day barbecue


The Montgomery County Democratic Party will host their annual Labor Day Celebration and “all you can eat” Chicken Barbecue on this Saturday, September 6th, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Charles Hand Farm at Exit 19 off I-24W.

The event, which is held one week after the traditional Labor Day holiday, is designed to honor the American workers and the Labor Unions who work in their best interests, and involves five Middle Tennessee counties.

Come out and support our Democratic Party and candidates and also enjoy the numerous VIP’s and keynote speakers and of course music and the best barbecue around! «Read the rest of this article»

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