Topic: David Alford
Adams, TN – When there is a chill in the air and the full moon illuminates everything it touches, then you know its time for SPIRIT. There’s something about this time of year that huddles people together. They gather under worn out quilts, ’round an open bonfire, or near a single candle flickering in the dark to whisper of things they don’t understand.One such event that entertains that very idea is held, where else? In Adams, TN the home of the Bell Witch!
SPIRIT: The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch opens next weekend in Adams,Tn. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – It’s time for eerie dark nights filled with fright. Are you ready for Halloween this year? We have researched many chilling events locally and beyond to satisfy your need to scream this season.
From Haunted Houses to “Terrorific” theatre productions, as well as, harmless hayrides and mystical mazes, we found some great spooky selections for all ages to enjoy. «Read the rest of this article»
A new Christmas tradition is beginning in downtown Springfield,Tn. Come share a “Christmas Down Home” on December 11, 12, 18 and 19. Audiences will be reminded what life was like in a small Southern town before malls were on every street corner and when Christmas was not just about receiving presents.
“Christmas Down Home” is an evening of music and storytelling in true Southern tradition. It will be presented at Burdett’s Tea Shop in Springfield’s historic downtown by an accomplished group of professional performers. In past years, you may have enjoyed the Southern Christmas Sampler presented by Mockingbird Theatre and Tennessee Repertory Theatre in Nashville.If so you will be familiar with some of the pieces that will be included in Christmas Down Home. You will fondly recall Gloria Houston’s “The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree” and Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory” performed by David Alford and Paul Carrol Binkley. «Read the rest of this article»
“Silent Night – An Evening of Holiday Music” showcases a band including Allison Campbell and David Alford on vocals, Paul Carrol Binkley on guitar, Tony Nagy on bass, Matt DeVore on drums, and David Steinquest on percussion. There are also featured guests Stanley Yates on guitar, Desiree Dolan on vocals, and the APSU Percussion Ensemble. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – A holiday show titled “Silent Night” might conjure up images of a dignified and serious performance, but a new concert by that name coming to Austin Peay State University next month promises to be a more casual, pop-infused holiday experience.
“Silent Night – An Evening of Holiday Music,” which begins at 7:30pm on December 3rd in the Music/Mass Communication Concert Hall, will showcase a band featuring Allison Campbell and David Alford on vocals, Paul Carrol Binkley on guitar, Tony Nagy on bass, Matt DeVore on drums and David Steinquest, APSU professor of music, on percussion. The performance will also include special guests Stanley Yates, professor of music, on guitar, Desiree Dolan on vocals and the APSU Percussion Ensemble. «Read the rest of this article»
Here is the a list of events, and other basic information to help you have a safe and fun Halloween.
While Halloween falls on a Sunday this year, Clarksville-Montgomery County has decided not to move the official trick or treating night. They also do not set an official time for trick or treating. Most people would expect trick or treaters between the hours of 6:00pm till around 9:00pm. Fort Campbell has moved their trick or treating night to Saturday; and there, trick or treating is allowed between 6:00pm and 8:00pm.
Safety should be a primary consideration for people out and about on Halloween. Safe Kids USA offers these tips for Parents and Drivers. «Read the rest of this article»
Adams, TN – Community Spirit has announced their annual production of SPIRIT, The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch will begin production the last two weekends in October.
The dates are October 21st-23rd and October 28th-30th. The play written by local playwright David Alford will be held outside at the Bell School Pavilion in Adams, Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»
Adams, TN – Anticipation is building in the Robertson County town of Adams, TN. This week the cast of David Alford’s play SPIRIT, The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch arrives in town and begins rehearsal on the old school grounds not far from where the Bell Witch legend first got its start. If you have never experienced this play for yourself this is not the year to miss it!
For the first time in Spirit’s run, some may say the stars have aligned and the past meets present when father and daughter will be portraying their direct ancestors John Bell and his daughter Betsy Bell, the two that were the focus of the Bell Witch torture. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – As part of Austin Peay State University’s Honors Program Lecture Series, actor and producer David Alford will speak at 6:00pm, Thursday, September 23rd in the new Honors Commons on the main campus.
A native of Adams and alumnus of APSU, Alford studied at the Juilliard School for Drama in New York City. He founded the Mockingbird Theatre in Nashville in 1994 and served as its acting director until 2004. «Read the rest of this article»
Ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon opened the newest APSU facility
Austin Peay State University has always set a goal of encouraging their students towards academic excellence. Towards this end the University has created a new facility dedicated to their high achieving students. Becoming a Honors Student isn’t automatic, and having good grades alone will not grant you access to the new facility.
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