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Fort Campbell Lifeliner Child to represent Tennessee at American Spirit Awards

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs Office

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Art, video games, and friends are what helped Rebecca Armstrong, a senior at Northeast High School, Clarksville, Tennessee, get through her father’s absence during deployments.

Spc. Jimmy Armstrong, Rebecca’s father, and a motor transport operator with 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners”, 101st Abn. Div., deployed twice after leaving Tennessee National Guard in 2009 and transferring to active duty.

Rebecca Armstrong, a senior at Northeast High School, Clarksville, Tennessee, looks through her book as part of a group assignment, April 24, 2017, during her Advanced Placement Literature class at the high school. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs Office)

Rebecca Armstrong, a senior at Northeast High School, Clarksville, Tennessee, looks through her book as part of a group assignment, April 24, 2017, during her Advanced Placement Literature class at the high school. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs Office)

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Austin Peay State University’s Community School of the Arts to offer new classes this Spring

 

Austin Peay State University Community School for the ArtsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Community School of the Arts is about to begin a new session of creative arts courses this spring, offering classes to the public in subjects such as ceramics, art, music and dance.

For more than two decades, the CSA has provided music, art and dance lessons for children and adults throughout Clarksville, and the new spring session is set to begin this week.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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11th Annual “FROLIC ON FRANKLIN: A Celebration of the Arts” to be held this Saturday, September 24th

 

Frolic on FranklinClarksville, TN – Historic Downtown Clarksville is gearing up for the 11th Annual “FROLIC ON FRANKLIN: A Celebration of the Arts” on Saturday, September 24th, from 8:30am to 3:30pm. This free event will showcase the works of more than 30 artists, staged entertainment and art demonstrations — all along the 100 block of historic Franklin Street.

A variety of original fine art, as well as handmade crafts, will be on display including paintings and photography, jewelry, clay garden items, woodwork, purses and scarves, pottery, candles, jewelry, woven and knitted items, and seasonal gifts. Items will be for sale with prices ranging from $2.00 to $500.00.

11th Annual "Frolic on Franklin" is set for September 24th, 2016.

11th Annual “Frolic on Franklin” is set for September 24th, 2016.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place February 4th, 2016

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk is produced by the Downtown Clarksville Association and 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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Clarksville’s Riverfest will feature Earth Explorers themed Kids’ area

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – The Kids’ Area at Riverfest is the perfect place to bring kids of all ages. They’ll enjoy interactive games and exhibits, hands-on learning activities, and some giant inflatables! Everyone is sure to love the new 2015 theme: “Earth Explorers” as they explore over 20 different local vendors and cultural groups.

The Riverfest Kids’ Area is located at the North Extension of McGregor Park (behind O’Charleys) and is open Friday, September 11th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturday, September 12th from 10:00am to 8:00pm. Performances will take place every hour on Saturday.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for August 2nd, 2015

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Learn the fundamentals of Archery, Summer Liberty Live Concert Series, Select City Pools to extend season through Labor Day and Riverfest.

Select City of Clarksville Pools to extend season through Labor Day.

Select City of Clarksville Pools to extend season through Labor Day.

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There are three keys to improving literacy of Tennessee children

 

educationClarksville, TN – The absolute essential for success in school and in life is the ability to read. Literacy is no longer a luxury; it’s a necessity.

In Tennessee, currently one-fifth (twenty per cent) of adults do not have a high school diploma. I suspect that many of these people also have difficulty reading, whether from a learning disability or from not being able to attend school on a regular basis.

How can we prevent this problem? I think the following three changes could make a huge difference in the lives of our children and their success rate. «Read the rest of this article»

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Planters Bank to exhibit Larry Martin’s Colorful Art in November

 

Planters BankClarksville, TN – The Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery will feature the richly-colored paintings of local artist Larry Martin from Thursday, November 6th – Wednesday, December 3rd.

Richly colored jazz paintings, bold and dynamic abstracts, cool and serene landscapes, peaceful and sometimes stormy seascapes, sunrise-sunsets, florals, and strange and odd combinations in vivid colors that just pop — these are some of the wide-ranging categories and subject matter presented by Martin in oils on canvas, acrylics on canvas, and watercolors on archival paper.

Larry Martin Shows Colorful Art at Planters Bank in November

Larry Martin Shows Colorful Art at Planters Bank in November

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum hosts Collection of Outsider Art

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum presents The Outsiders: Folk Art from the Hicks & Vander Elst Collections in the museum’s Orgain Gallery. The exhibition runs through September 7th, and features the work of notable artists Reverend Howard Finster, Georgia Blizzard, and Mose T, among others.

“This showing of works exemplifies the characteristics of the Outsider artist,” states Exhibits Curator Terri Jordan. “We are thrilled that Mr. Hicks and Mr. Vander Elst are sharing their treasures with us. This show is a great treat for the museum’s visitors. Our younger guests seem especially excited with the artwork.”

Riders In The Sky By Robert Roberg

Riders In The Sky By Robert Roberg

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APSU Community School of the Arts Summer Programs Registration now Open

 

Austin Peay State University Community School for the ArtsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Community School of the Arts is gearing up for a busy summer of creative arts classes and camps for children and adults in the Clarksville community.

For more than two decades, the CSA has provided top-notch music, art, drama, creative writing and dance lessons. This summer, the CSA will offer classes, lessons, camps and workshops throughout June, July and August. Registration is now open. «Read the rest of this article»

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