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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to host “Let’s Just Dance” Teen Event at Burt-Cobb Recreation Center

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – On July 22nd at 7:00pm, the Burt-Cobb Community Center, located at 1011 Franklin Street, will expand its offerings to the community by hosting a new teen event, “Let’s Just Dance.”

Teens, ages 13-17, are invited to come dance and party in a safe environment with friends from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.

“Let’s Just Dance” Teen Event to be held at Burt-Cobb Recreation Center on July 22nd.

“Let’s Just Dance” Teen Event to be held at Burt-Cobb Recreation Center on July 22nd.

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Roxy Regional Theatre brings Rock ‘n’ Roll to ’50s Favorites to the stage with “Smokey Joe’s Cafe”

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller penned the music that defined a generation, including such iconic songs from the 1950s and ’60s as “Hound Dog,” “Stand by Me,” “Yakety Yak,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Spanish Harlem,” “On Broadway,” “Love Potion #9” and “Fools Fall in Love.”

This summer, the work of that legendary team will be celebrated in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of “Smokey Joe’s Cafe”, running July 22nd through August 20th.

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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Roxy Regional Theatre hosts Red River Breeze Concert this Saturday, July 16th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Popular local music group Red River Breeze, on the heels of last December’s sold-out “Celtic Christmas Concert,” returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre this summer for a concert featuring world folk music with a Celtic flair on Saturday, July 16th, at 7:00pm.

While the mercury will be reaching for the opposite end of the scale this time around, the same creative energy and first-rate musicianship which entertained a packed house at Red River Breeze’s Christmas concert will be brought to the stage at next month’s show.

Red River Breeze in concert at Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre, July 16th, 2016.

Red River Breeze in concert at Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, July 16th, 2016.

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Roxy Regional Theatre has Exciting Lineup and Changes in store for Season 34

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre is gearing up to celebrate 34 years of presenting live theatre in the heart of Historic Downtown Clarksville on the corner of Franklin and First.  The Roxy has long been regarded as “the cornerstone of downtown re-development,” and SEASON 34 will see new productions and exciting changes to the programming and structure of the theatre.

Ryan Bowie, longtime company member and former Director of Fundraising and Development, will take the reins as the organization’s new Executive Director.

(L to R) Oliver Pierce, Marek Sapieyevski, Stephen Shore and Nick Abbott star as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins in the Roxy Regional Theatre's 34th season opener, "Million Dollar Quartet", September 16th - October 15th.

(L to R) Oliver Pierce, Marek Sapieyevski, Stephen Shore and Nick Abbott star as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 34th season opener, “Million Dollar Quartet”, September 16th – October 15th.

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Roxy Regional Theatre to hold Local Auditions for SEASON 34 on Saturday, July 23rd

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Local auditions for the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 2016-2017 season will be held Saturday, July 23rd, beginning at 10:00am.

Auditions, which are for ages 18 and up, are by appointment only. Paying and non-paying roles are available, but actors must be able to attend daytime rehearsals and performances.

To schedule an appointment, interested auditionees should submit photos and resumes by noon on Friday, July 22nd, to casting@roxyregionaltheatre.org

Local Auditions will be held Saturday, July 23rd at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

Local Auditions will be held Saturday, July 23rd at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place July 7th, 2016

 

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

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville

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Downtown Artists Co-op’s 1st Annual T-Shirt Design Contest and Exhibition

 

Clarksville Downtown Artists Co-op (DAC)Clarksville, TN – Downtown Artists Co-op (DAC) is excited to announce something different this July! This summer of 2016, DAC is celebrating the humble, but always popular, T-Shirt.

We asked area artists to design the front of our new T-Shirt; the goal was celebrating the creative life and representing the ever-growing Clarksville arts scene and our diverse, talented local artists.

In addition this month, DAC will have all new works from our members on our “retail side” (to the left). This fun, summertime opening reception will be on Thursday, July 7th from 5:00pm-8:00pm.

Downtown Artists Co-op’s 1st Annual T-Shirt Design Contest and Exhibition happens July 7th

Downtown Artists Co-op’s 1st Annual T-Shirt Design Contest and Exhibition happens July 7th

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Red River Breeze presents World Music with a Celtic Flair at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Saturday, July 16th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – On the heels of last December’s sold-out “Celtic Christmas Concert,” popular local music group Red River Breeze returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre this summer for a concert featuring world folk music with a Celtic flair on Saturday, July 16th, at 7:00pm.

While the mercury will be reaching for the opposite end of the scale this time around, the same creative energy and first-rate musicianship which entertained a packed house at Red River Breeze’s Christmas concert will be brought to the stage at next month’s show.

Red River Breeze in concert at Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre, July 16th, 2016.

Red River Breeze in concert at Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, July 16th, 2016.

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11th Annual “Frolic on Franklin” now accepting Vendor Applications

 

Frolic on FranklinClarksville, TN – Applications are now being accepted for booth space at the 11th annual “Frolic on Franklin: A Celebration of the Arts.”

The event will be held on Saturday, September 24th, from 8:30am to 3:30pm, in the 100-block of historic Franklin Street in downtown Clarksville Tennessee.

Coordinated by the Roxy Regional Theatre, the street event offers 30 vendor spaces where artists can showcase and sell fine arts and handcrafted items, including photography, paintings and drawings, pottery, jewelry, glass items and more.

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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The Awesome 80’s Prom Dances Through the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Written by Ken Davenport, “The Awesome 80’s Prom” at the Roxy Regional Theatre featured a cast that sparkled through the music of the era with not only audience participation throughout but sizzling singing and dancing.

Joe Filippo as Mr. Richard “Dick” Snelgrove, the principal, attempted to keep the boisterous cast in line as Stephanie Stafford as Mrs. Patty Lascalzo (or Mrs. L, the drama teacher) announced irrelevant interruptions such as the Alabama car parked in the wrong spot.

"The Awesome 80's Prom" currently playing at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

“The Awesome 80’s Prom” currently playing at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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