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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre’s theotherspace to feature “The Year of Magical Thinking”, February 23rd – March 3rd

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – “Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.”  Those were the first words written by author Joan Didion after the sudden death of her husband of nearly four decades.

Didion’s powerful memoir of love and loss, “The Year of Magical Thinking”, will unfold upon the stage of the Roxy Regional Theatre’s theotherspace for four evenings, February 23rd – March 3rd.

"The Year of Magical Thinking" plays at the Roxy Regional Theatre, February 23rd - March 3rd.

“The Year of Magical Thinking” plays at the Roxy Regional Theatre, February 23rd – March 3rd.

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Clarksville’s Burt-Cobb Community Center to remain open as Emergency Shelter through Friday Night

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is announcing that the Burt-Cobb Community Center in Clarksville will continue to provide emergency shelter through Friday night.

“The predictions about the temperature and precipitation have been right on target this week,” said Mayor McMillan. “We know that we are in the midst of the coldest weather of the season. We want to make certain that anyone who needs shelter in Clarksville has a safe and warm place to go.”

Volunteers from Manna Café and staff from the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department continue to staff the Burt-Cobb shelter. It is located at 1011 Franklin Street, Clarksville, TN 37040.

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Clarksville’s Burt-Cobb Community Center will remain open as Emergency Shelter until Noon Thursday

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is announcing that the Burt-Cobb Community Center in Clarksville will continue to provide emergency shelter through noon Thursday, February, 19th, 2015.

“Yesterday, based on predictions about the weather, we announced that we would evaluate the shelter need on Tuesday,” said Mayor McMillan. “It’s one thing to plan based on predictions and another to respond to a known situation.” «Read the rest of this article»

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City of Clarksville opens Burt-Cobb Community Center as Emergency Shelter

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is announcing that the Burt-Cobb Community Center in Clarksville will be opened at 3:00pm for use as a temporary emergency shelter.

“We have been in contact with our community partners this afternoon and we believe that, based on the number of beds available at those shelters along with the predicted treacherous weather, it is in everyone’s best interest to open the additional shelter,” said Mayor McMillan. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department releases Alcoholic Beverage Commission Operation results from February 11th, 2015

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Agents of the Clarksville Police Departments Special Operations Unit conducted compliance checks on nine businesses targeting sales of alcohol to underage persons. Four of the businesses checked were cited for selling alcohol to underage persons.

Captain Craig Gipson, the Special Operations Unit Commander, stated, “Since January 1st, forty-three businesses have been checked for compliance with ten businesses or 23 percent being cited for selling alcohol to underage persons. While the majority of businesses comply with the law, any business selling alcohol to underage persons is unacceptable.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre to hold Children’s Auditions for “Mary Poppins” on Monday, February 23rd

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Local youth will have the opportunity to work alongside professional actors in “Mary Poppins” when the Roxy Regional Theatre holds auditions for the children’s roles of Jane and Michael on Monday, February 23rd, at 5:00pm.

The Roxy will be selecting multiple casts for this production, so children need not be able to participate in all performances, but they will need to miss some school in order to participate in weekday matinees for school groups.   «Read the rest of this article»

 

Roxy Regional Theatre brings classic Country Hits to Clarksville with “Honky Tonk Angels”, February 13th – March 7th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Move over, Tammy, Dolly and Loretta … there’s a new trio in town! Classic country gets a musical makeover in Ted Swindley’s “Honky Tonk Angels” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, beginning February 13th at 8:00pm.

Audiences who could not get enough of Always…Patsy Cline will find the perfect match in creator Ted Swindley’s follow-up, which combines over 30 classic country tunes (including “I’ll Fly Away,” “Stand by Your Man,” “Harper Valley PTA,” “9 to 5,” “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “Ode to Billy Jo,” “These Boots Are Made for Walking,” “Rocky Top” and “I Will Always Love You”) with a hilarious story about three gutsy gals who are determined to better their lives and follow their dreams to Nashville.

Honky Tonk Angels at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars (Top L to R) Jama Bowen, Corinne Bupp and Kristina Wilson.

Honky Tonk Angels at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars (Top L to R) Jama Bowen, Corinne Bupp and Kristina Wilson.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Artwalk to be held February 5th, 2015

 

February ArtWalk to benefit American Heart Association

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 February being American Heart Month, several businesses will be supporting the American Heart Association with donations or a percentage of sales going to the association.  In addition, we encourage people to participate in National Wear Red Day on February 5th and wear red to promote awareness of heart disease in women.

February ArtWalk to benefit American Heart Association

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Clarksville Downtown Artists Cooperative to hold 4th Annual Juried Photography Expo, February 5th

 

Downtown Artists Co-opClarksville, TN – Downtown Artists Co-op (DAC) is proud to announce our 4th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition. This Photography Expo will feature the best photography from local and regional photographers.

All photography will be juried into the show by three experienced jurors and professional photographers; our impartial jurors for the show are Keely Moore, Tony Aldridge and Johnnie Welborn Sr. The DAC Photography Expo gets better every year, so expect to see the best DAC Photo Expo ever!

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre to delight audiences with “Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail”, January 17th – February 7th

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Start out the new year with a delightful romp through the world of a coterie of animals which have captivated young and old alike for over a century. The tales of beloved author and illustrator Beatrix Potter take center stage at the Roxy Regional Theatre in “Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail” for four consecutive Saturday afternoons, January 17th – February 7th.

Join Peter Rabbit, Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail, when they meet Mr. McGregor, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Samuel Whiskers, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mittens, Moppet and Tom Kitten, all in this wonderful, colorful revival of the Beatrix Potter classics.

Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail features (Top L to R) Corinne Bupp, Leslie Greene, Eli Jolley, Ryan Leyhue, Mark Sherlock and Kristina Wilson.

Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail features (Top L to R) Corinne Bupp, Leslie Greene, Eli Jolley, Ryan Leyhue, Mark Sherlock and Kristina Wilson.

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