Topic: APSU Students
Clarksville, TN – Dust off your leather jacket, pull on your bobby-socks and hand-jive the night away with Rydell High’s senior class of 1959! The hit musical “Grease” returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre, July 11th – August 16th.
Christopher Herr and Ashley Harris star as head “Greaser” Danny Zuko and girl-next-door Sandy Dumbrowski, two teenagers trying to relive the high romance of their “Summer Nights” as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through such favorites as “Greased Lightnin’,” “It’s Raining on Prom Night,” “We Go Together” and many more!
Clarksville, TN – A few years ago, three tall, flowering cherry trees grew on the western side of Austin Peay State University’s Sundquist Science Complex. They provided a nice, welcoming entry into the building, but in 2007, Tennessee suffered from a record-setting drought.
Temperatures reached 113 degrees Fahrenheit that summer, and by the fall, the 20-foot tall trees were dead.
Clarksville, TN – You could possibly walk away with $10,000 at this year’s Rivers and Spires Festival. It’s easy, and anyone 18-and-over can enter for free!
The 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival is the playground for this fun pick to win game, sponsored by the Clarksville Civitan Club. All over the streets of Historic Downtown Clarksville, where the Festival will call itself home from April 24th-26th, yard signs will be placed randomly with sponsor’s names and numbers.
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Fort Campbell, KY – The Austin Peay State University football team has worked hard this spring, there can be no doubt. The Govs have hit the weight room hard and shown remarkable improvement under strength coach Nick Honzik, and the up-tempo offense being installed by new offensive coordinator Josh Richards has been met with enthusiasm throughout the Govs first 11 practices.
Clarksville, TN – the Roxy regional theaters currently staging their production of the Victor Hugo Classic Les Misérables. Called Epic, grand and uplifting, Les Misérables has captured the hearts of audiences around the world with its powerful affirmation of the human spirit. The Musical is running through May 10th.
Will Sevier stars as the noble Jean Valjean, who has been released after 19 years of unjust imprisonment in pre-revolutionary France, only to find nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. Breaking his parole in hopes of starting a new life, he initiates a life-long struggle for redemption during which he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert (played by Donald Groves), who refuses to believe criminals can change their ways.
53rd Annual Mid-South Jazz Festival at Austin Peay State University to be headlined by Jazz great Gregoire Maret
Clarksville, TN – At 92, Toots Thielemans is considered the world’s greatest jazz harmonica musician, having played with luminaries such as Charlie Parker and Miles Davis.
In 2012, Thielemans made a guest appearance on 37-year-old Gregoire Maret’s self-titled debut solo album, and most music critics saw this as a passing of the baton to a new master of the jazz harmonica.
Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, March 29th, to Launch Seven-Week Run
Clarksville, TN – Epic, grand and uplifting, “Les Miserables” has captured the hearts of audiences around the country, and its powerful affirmation of the human spirit has made this adaptation of the Victor Hugo classic an international smash-hit.
This spring, Boublil and Schonberg’s popular masterpiece takes the stage of the Roxy Regional Theatre, March 28th – May 10th.
A grand opening celebration with the cast on Saturday, March 29th, launches the seven-week run of “Les Miserables”. Following that evening’s 8:00pm performance, audience members will be invited onstage to socialize with the cast over champagne and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $50.00 (including the show).
Austin Peay State University official statement on APSU President Tim Hall accepting presidency at Mercy College
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Tim Hall announced today that he has accepted the position of president at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. His nearly seven-year tenure at APSU, which marked a period of tremendous growth and national prominence for the University, will come to an end later this spring.
“Lee and I will be departing Austin Peay at the end of the spring semester as I assume the position of president of Mercy College in New York,” Hall wrote in an email message to the campus community today. “We do so with excitement and anticipation at the prospect of new challenges, but with a measure of sadness that we will be leaving a place where we have enjoyed some of the happiest years of our lives.”
Clarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.
With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – When future generations look back on the history of Austin Peay State University, the year 2013 will likely be remembered as a pivotal time in the University’s development.
In the last 12 months, the campus has changed tremendously, both in terms of its layout and its notoriety. New, state-of-the-art buildings are welcoming new students, and even the President of the United States is talking about APSU.
As the University community looks ahead to another big year, here are some of the top stories that defined Austin Peay in 2013.
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