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APSU to host 56th Mid-South Jazz Festival featuring Marquis Hill Blacktet April 1st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The 56th Annual Mid-South Jazz Festival at APSU will be headlined by Virtuoso trumpeter Marquis Hill and the Marquis Hill Blacktet.

Held in collaboration with the Clarksville Community Concert Association, the Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, April 1st at 7:30pm.

Marquis Hill Blacktet to headline 56th Mid-South Jazz Festival at APSU on Saturday, April 1st.

Marquis Hill Blacktet to headline 56th Mid-South Jazz Festival at APSU on Saturday, April 1st.

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“SEUSSICAL: The Musical” brings Dr. Seuss Favorites to life at the Roxy Regional Theatre, March 17th – April 8th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Children across the nation recently celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss with Read Across America Day. The Roxy Regional Theatre continues the celebration in Historic Downtown Clarksville with the staging of “SEUSSICAL: The Musical”, opening this Friday, March 17th, and continuing through April 8th.

Kendall Adaire Payne stars as The Cat in the Hat in this musical extravaganza that is sure to entertain the entire family.
 
“The Cat in the Hat is the narrative host who guides the audience through the show,” Payne said. “He pops up here and there and pretty much everywhere, usually out of nowhere, with comedic blurbs.”

The Roxy Regional Theatre presents "SEUSSICAL: The Musical", March 17th - April 8th.

The Roxy Regional Theatre presents “SEUSSICAL: The Musical”, March 17th – April 8th.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces LG Electronics to build new plant in Montgomery County

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, the Department of Economic and Community Development and LG Electronics Inc. officials announced the company will build a new home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville. The global manufacturer, with headquarters in South Korea, is a leader in appliances, electronics and mobile devices.

LG will invest $250 million in the facility, creating at least 600 new jobs in Montgomery County. The Clarksville facility will be LG’s first washing machine manufacturing operation in the United States. LG’s new Tennessee facility is expected to be the world’s most advanced production plant for washing machines.

Representative Curtis Johnson, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and LG Electronics Inc. officials.

Representative Curtis Johnson, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and LG Electronics Inc. officials.

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Austin Peay State University Honors Program has three students present at state conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Three Austin Peay State University students recently presented their research at the annual Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council Conference, held February 18th at Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma Tennessee.

Hannah McGinnity, Malena Landon and Shelia Johnson, all members of the Honors Program at Austin Peay, joined high achieving students from across the state at the event, which serves as the Council’s annual meeting of college honors students, faculty and administrators.

APSU Students Hannah McGinnity, Malena Landon and Shelia Johnson present at annual Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council Conference.

APSU Students Hannah McGinnity, Malena Landon and Shelia Johnson present at annual Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council Conference.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place March 2nd, 2017

 

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.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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APSU pioneer Betty Joe Wallace to be honored by Colleagues and Former Students

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The late Betty Joe Wallace taught history at Austin Peay State University for almost 40 years, and many of her former students and colleagues praise her as a pioneer who helped create a more progressive campus.

“She was the first cigar-smoking feminist I ever met,” Dr. Carlette Hardin, dean of the APSU Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education, said.

Betty Joe Wallace

Betty Joe Wallace

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APSU Department of Theatre and Dance presents 11th Annual Spring Dance Concert

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The APSU Department of Theatre and Dance opened its production of the 11th Annual Spring Dance Concert on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017.

This year’s production features dance works choreographed by APSU faculty, students and Laurie Goux, a guest artist who completed a residency in Afro-Caribbean dance technique.

APSU presents 11th Annual Spring Dance Concert now through February 26th.

APSU presents 11th Annual Spring Dance Concert now through February 26th.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre presents “The Diary of Anne Frank”, February 17th – March 4th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – For over half a century, her memoir has captured the hearts of millions around the world. Now the Roxy Regional Theatre is bringing to life the inspirational true story of a young girl swept up in the turmoil of the Holocaust in “The Diary of Anne Frank”, opening Friday, February 17th, at 8:00pm.

During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Anne Frank began to keep a diary on June 14th, 1942, two days after her thirteenth birthday and twenty-two days before going into hiding with her mother, father, sister and four others.

Virginia Richardson stars in "The Diary of Anne Frank" at the Roxy Regional Theatre

Virginia Richardson stars in “The Diary of Anne Frank” at the Roxy Regional Theatre

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APSU Spring 2017 Graduation Gala set for March 14th-15th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Registrar’s Office will be holding its two-day Spring 2017 Graduation Gala this March in order to make the graduation process as smooth as possible.

All APSU students participating in the spring commencement ceremony are encouraged to attend the gala, held from 2:30pm-5:30pm on March 14th, and from 10:00am-2:00pm on March 15th, in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.

Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center

Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center

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Austin Peay State University students perform service work in Caribbean over winter break

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A group of Austin Peay State University students recently spent a week during winter break in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago, volunteering their time during an annual intensive service trip.

This year’s group of 18 students traveled with Dr. Matthew Kenney, director of Austin Peay’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP), to the small town of La Romain, where they worked with Habitat for Humanity on a local housing project.

APSU Students spent Winter Break in Trinidad and Tobago doing volunteer work.

APSU Students spent Winter Break in Trinidad and Tobago doing volunteer work.

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