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Distinguished Steppers Unlimited of Clarksville to host 2nd Annual Pink Empowerment Event for Breast Cancer Awareness

 

Event will be held at Burt-Cobb Community Center

Distinguished Steppers UnlimitedClarksville, TN – On October 1st, 2016 the Distinguished Steppers Unlimited (DSU) of Clarksville will kick-off this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a visual reminder of the importance breast health, early breast cancer detection and treatment.

The highlight of this event has been to assemble and trim a tree beautifully adorned in pink in recognition of the many breast cancer survivors and in memory of those who lost their fight with this disease.

2nd Annual Pink Empowerment Event for Breast Cancer Awareness

2nd Annual Pink Empowerment Event for Breast Cancer Awareness

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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 Gas and Water reports Franklin Street Lane Closure

 

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed the westbound lane of Franklin Street near the Tenth Street intersection for natural gas main line work.

Flaggers are in place to direct traffic through the intersection; however, motorists may wish to seek an alternate to avoid traffic congestion.

The work is anticipated to be finished and the road reopened by approximately 3:30pm.

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Roxy Regional Theatre raises the curtain on Season 34 with “Million Dollar Quartet”, September 16th – October 15th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN –  On December 4th, 1956, an extraordinary twist of fate brought music icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever.

This fall, the Roxy Regional Theatre offers a glimpse inside the recording studio on that legendary night with an unforgettable evening of red-hot rock ‘n’ roll hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “Walk the Line,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Hound Dog” and more.

(clockwise from top left) "Stephen Shore, Marek Sapieyevski, Oliver Pierce and Nick Abbott star as Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins in "Million Dollar Quartet" at the Roxy Regional Theatre, September 16th - October 15th"

(clockwise from top left) “Stephen Shore, Marek Sapieyevski, Oliver Pierce and Nick Abbott star as Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins in “Million Dollar Quartet” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, September 16th – October 15th”

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joins in unveiling of marker for Bailey Cobb School

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – A historical marker was unveiled Saturday to memorialize Bailey Cobb Elementary School, which stood from 1879 to 1977 and played a major role in the education of Clarksville’s black children until school desegregation was implemented in the 1970s.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joined other dignitaries for the ceremony near the city’s Burt Cobb Community Center on Franklin Street, near the school site.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joined members of the Bailey Cobb Elementary Historical Committee on Saturday for the unveiling of a historical marker at the school site.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joined members of the Bailey Cobb Elementary Historical Committee on Saturday for the unveiling of a historical marker at the school site.

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Roxy Regional Theatre presents a Musical Journey through the ’30s with the “Kit Kat Club”, August 26th – September 10th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Despite global panic in the 1930s, people found themselves rallying the only way they knew how — through music.  Famed composer of the period Ira Gershwin once said, “A song without music is a lot like H2 without the O.”

Leading in to Season 34, the Roxy Regional Theatre is presenting a musical journey through the decade, cabaret style, with the new musical revue “Kit Kat Club”, August 26th – September 10th.

Created by Ryan Bowie and Sidney McCarty and directed by Bowie, this new musical revue is being presented as part of the Roxy’s “On The Terrazzo” Series, which features performances in the intimate setting of the theatre’s lobby.

(Top L to R) Katherine Sandoval Taylor, Reyna Bolton and Emily Rourke star in the Roxy Regional Theatre's "Kit Kat Club".

(Top L to R) Katherine Sandoval Taylor, Reyna Bolton and Emily Rourke star in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s “Kit Kat Club”.

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“Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at the Roxy Regional Theatre raises the roof

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at the Roxy Regional Theatre is powerful, stunning and a roaring good time. The Roxy has put together a great cast of outstanding vocalists to pay tribute to early rock songwriting superstars Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

The longest running musical revue in Broadway history, this Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning production pays tribute to over three dozen of the greatest songs ever recorded during the golden age of American culture.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Franklin Street Water Outage and Road Closure

 

Thursday, August 12th, 2016

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service on Franklin Street between Seventh Street and Eighth Street to repair a water main leak.

The water outage will affect residents on Franklin Street.  Low water pressure may also affect area residents until the leak is repaired.

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Clarksville Community Centers to hold Open Houses this Saturday, August 6th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Have you visited your local Recreation Centers lately? On Saturday, August 6th, we open our doors for you to come in and check us out for FREE.

Visitors are invited to take a facility tour; participate in fitness activities to include volleyball, basketball, and the silver fitness program; learn about upcoming events and register-to-win prizes. The first 40 visitors to each Center will receive a free gift bag!

Burt-Cobb Community Center

Burt-Cobb Community Center

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Roxy Regional School of the Arts now Enrolling for Fall Session that begins on Saturday, September 10th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Calling all aspiring young thespians! Pre-registration is now open for the Roxy Regional Theatre’s School of the Arts.

Since 1995, the Roxy Regional Theatre has been introducing youth ages 10 to 18 to the experience of live theatre and expanding their knowledge of the craft through the School of the Arts, which has brought such productions to the main-stage as “Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.”, “Aladdin Jr.”, “101 Dalmatians Kids”, “The Jungle Book Jr.” and this season’s “Shrek The Musical Jr”.

Roxy Regional School of the Arts production of Shrek The Musical Jr.

Roxy Regional School of the Arts production of Shrek The Musical Jr.

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