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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre’s Les Misérables is a show you should not miss

 

Roxy Regional TheatreLes Miserables at the RoxyClarksville, 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.

The Master of the House

The Master of the House

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53rd Annual Mid-South Jazz Festival at Austin Peay State University to be headlined by Jazz great Gregoire Maret

 

APSU Department of MusicClarksville, 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.

Gregoire Maret to perform at the 53rd Annual Jazz Festival at APSU.

Gregoire Maret to perform at the 53rd Annual Jazz Festival at APSU.

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“Les Miserables” takes Stage at Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, March 28th – May 10th

 

Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, March 29th, to Launch Seven-Week Run

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, 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).

(L to R) Will Sevier and Donald Groves star in "Les Miserables" at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

(L to R) Will Sevier and Donald Groves star in “Les Miserables” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Austin Peay State University official statement on APSU President Tim Hall accepting presidency at Mercy College

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.”

APSU President Tim Hall leaving in the Spring for Mercy College in New York.

APSU President Tim Hall leaving in the Spring for Mercy College in New York.

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Clarksville’s Downtown Art Walk to be held on January 2nd

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, 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»

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Austin Peay State University, A Look Back at the year 2013

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

2013 at APSU

2013 at APSU

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“A Year With Frog and Toad” now playing at Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Spend four fun-filled seasons with Arnold Lobel’s beloved storybook characters in the Tony-nominated musical “A Year With Frog and Toad”, playing December 18th – 21st at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

In Robert and Willie Reale’s whimsical show, Frog and Toad wake from hibernation in the Spring, plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons along the way. Part vaudeville, part make-believe and all charm, “A Year With Frog and Toad” incorporates stories from Lobel’s four books, including the Caldecott Honor-winning Frog and Toad are Friends and the Newbery Honor-winning Frog and Toad Together.

"A Year With Frog and Toad" at the Roxy Regional Theatre starring (Top L to R) Michael Spaziani, Josh Bernaski, Jacque Clydesdale, Michelle Foletta and RJ Magee.

“A Year With Frog and Toad” at the Roxy Regional Theatre starring (Top L to R) Michael Spaziani, Josh Bernaski, Jacque Clydesdale, Michelle Foletta and RJ Magee.

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Two APSU students earn award for research on Autism Spectrum Disorders

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last month, two Austin Peay State University students – Tiffany Anderson and Kelsea Keith – won the Best Poster Presentation award at the Fall Conference of the Tennessee Association of School Psychologists at Montgomery Bell State Park.

Their research compared the recently published definition of Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Fifth Edition (DSM-5) with the Tennessee State Department of Education’s definition of Autism. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre brings back The Plaids in “Plaid Tidings” for the Holidays, November 29th – December 14th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – You’ll be dreaming of a “Plaid” Christmas this holiday season when the boys from Forever Plaid return to the Roxy Regional Theatre!

At first Frankie, Jinx, Smudge and Sparky aren’t sure why they’ve returned to Earth for another posthumous performance, but a phone call from the heavenly Rosemary Clooney lets them know that they’re needed to put a little four-part harmony into a discordant holiday.

"Plaid Tidings" at the Roxy staring (top left to right), Michael Spaziani, Ryan Bowie, RJ Magee, and Josh Bernaski.

“Plaid Tidings” at the Roxy staring (top left to right), Michael Spaziani, Ryan Bowie, RJ Magee, and Josh Bernaski.

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Austin Peay State University Choral activities hosting 4th Holiday Dinner on December 7th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Every year, thousands of people stop by Austin Peay State University to attend athletic events, lectures and performances, and the atmosphere is usually relaxed, with visitors dressed casually as they stroll through campus.

But at 7:00pm on December 7th, the community is invited to come out and enjoy a more formal evening with the APSU choral program’s fourth annual Holiday Dinner.

APSU 4th Annual Holiday Dinner December 7th.

APSU 4th Annual Holiday Dinner December 7th.

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