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APSU art patrons and artists celebrate at Acuff Circle of Excellence event at F&M Bank’s Franklin Room

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Patrons of the arts at Austin Peay State University joined creators of art at a festive celebration at F&M Bank’s Franklin Room in downtown Clarksville last week.

The annual Soiree on Franklin, in its fifth year and sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence board of directors, featured representations of all of APSU’s arts disciplines: music, dance and theatre, creative writing and the visual arts. This year’s theme, “Coming Home to the Arts,” was chosen to tie into the University’s Homecoming Week.

Austin Peay students from the cast of the upcoming “Broadway on the Cumberland.” entertain at the 2014 Soiree on Franklin.

Austin Peay students from the cast of the upcoming “Broadway on the Cumberland.” entertain at the 2014 Soiree on Franklin.

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Battle of New Orleans Commeration to kick off in Clarksville Tennessee with keelboat sendoff

 

The Early Arkansas Reenactors AsscociationClarksville, TN – On November 13th, 1814, a group of Tennessee Militia rendezvoused at Nashville to join Gen. Andrew Jackson in what has come to be called the Battle of New Orleans. They left Nashville on November 18th, 21st, and 23rd and marched to Clarksville, where they boarded flatboats for the long journey to New Orleans.

On November 15th, 2014, two hundred years later, Clarksvillians will again send Militia volunteers on a 40-fort keelboat replica down the Cumberland to re-enact that famous battle in New Orleans.

The keelboat Aux Auc under sailThe Aux Auc under sail

The keelboat Aux Auc under sail

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum November 2014 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in November at the Museum are: 4th Annual Laying Low, Family Fun Day: A Big Thank You to the Train Crew, Art & Lunch: Gallery Talk with Eric Hansen, November in the Children’s Room: Horses, and Equine themed exhibits.

Blood Rescue - Eric Hansen

Blood Rescue – Eric Hansen

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to hold 4th Annual Laying Low November 1st

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Laying Low is back for its fourth installment to benefit the Customs House Museum on Saturday, November 1st.

This laid-back annual fundraiser is an outdoor event celebrating the fall season.

4th Annual Laying Low to be held November 1st

4th Annual Laying Low to be held November 1st

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Acuff Circle of Excellence seeks nominations for Ovation Awards

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – The coveted Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards in the arts will be presented March 1st, 2015, but nominations already are being sought.

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Austin Peay State University Art to be showcased at Acuff Circle’s Soiree on Franklin, October 28th

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – The arts at Austin Peay State University will be on display and celebrated at the annual Soiree on Franklin the afternoon of October 28th.

The event, in its fifth year, is sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence board of directors and is open to members of the Circle and the public. This year’s celebration, “Coming Home to the Arts,” will feature representations of all of APSU’s arts disciplines: music, dance and theatre, creative writing and the visual arts.

Circle board members Marydith Weakley Young and Beverly Riggins Parker and Ken Shipley, APSU professor of art, watch APSU students create new works of art. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

Circle board members Marydith Weakley Young and Beverly Riggins Parker and Ken Shipley, APSU professor of art, watch APSU students create new works of art. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

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Clarksville Riverfest’s 2014 Tour d’Art Winners Awarded

 

2014 RiverfestClarksville, TN – After hundreds of artists had their works of art on display at two locations in downtown Clarksville, then judged by artist Mary Addison Hackett, winners were awarded at Clarksville Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Receptions held Thursday, September 4th and Friday, September 5th, 2014.

Over $2,500 in prizes were awarded.

The competition included five categories: Photography & Digital Images, Sculpture, Painting, Mixed Media/Collage, and Drawing. Monetary awards are given to first through third place in each category (for each division) and a Best of Show Award.

Riverfest's Tour d’Art Exhibits

Riverfest’s Tour d’Art Exhibits

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk scheduled for September 4th, 2014

 

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 scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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Clarksville’s Frolic on Franklin to be held September 13th

 

Clarksville's Frolic on FranklinClarksville, TN – Downtown Clarksville’s 9th Annual “Frolic on Franklin: A Celebration of the Arts” will take place Saturday, September 13th from 8:30am-3:30pm.

The free event will showcase the works of more than 30 artists, staged entertainment, art demonstrations, and a doggie fashion show – 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, wood work, purses and fabric accessories, pottery, candles, jewelry, woven and knitted items, and seasonal gifts. Items will be for sale with prices ranging from $2.00 – $500.00.

Frolic on Franklin Street

Frolic on Franklin Street

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Experience the “Wonderful land of Oz” at the 6th Annual Dancing Til Dawn benefit

 

Clarksville, TN – Help a great cause while having a great time! Enjoy a night of dinner, dancing and more at the 6th Annual Dancing til Dawn! Dancing til Dawn will be held from 8:00pm until midnight on Saturday, August 23rd at The Franklin Room at F&M Bank. Proceeds will benefit The Dawn Stanfill Foundation.

As part of the evening’s Wizard of Oz themed festivities, guests will be transported to the wonderful land of Oz! Guests can expect fun times, with dancing and a photo booth courtesy of We Bring the Party Events, as well as a silent auction featuring a wide variety of items.

Dancing til Dawn

Dancing til Dawn

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