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Rivers and Spires’ Quilts of the Cumberland winners for 2016

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Rivers and Spires held their annual Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt show on April 14th-16th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church. The show displayed a variety of quilts from traditional to one of a kind art quilts by local artists. The event was free and open to the public.

The quilts showed just how talented artists are in the area. They were simply beautiful. The event had juried exhibitions and non-juried exhibitions as well.

Vicky McCarty won Best of Show at the 2016 Quilts of the Cumberland Show with her entry "Jack’s Chain ".

Vicky McCarty won Best of Show at the 2016 Quilts of the Cumberland Show with her entry “Jack’s Chain “.

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Corey Farlow gets Rivers and Spires off to a great start

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – On Thursday afternoon, April 14th, the 14th annual Rivers and Spires Festival started up in downtown Clarksville. There was a slight rain in the afternoon, but it tapered off, clouds parted, giving great weather to kick off the event.

The Quilts of the Cumberland exhibit at Madison Street United Methodist Church opened to the public at 5:00pm. The quilts had been judged earlier in the day so those attending rushed in to see the award winning quilts.

Corey Farlow performing on the Public Square Stage Thursday night at the Rivers and Spires Festival.

Corey Farlow performing on the Public Square Stage Thursday night at the Rivers and Spires Festival.

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Corey Farlow kicks off Rivers and Spires tonight

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Rivers and Spires Festival kicks off tonight,  Thursday, April 16th with musical entertainment for everyone. This free festival will have musicians of all genres. Tonight’s hours are from 5:00pm-10:00pm.

Hadley Park will get things started on the Public Square Stage at 5:00pm. Taylor X will will hit the Strawberry Alley Stage with her heavily choreographed, dance-driven show at 5:30pm

Country artist Corey Farlow plays the Public Square Stage tonight at 8:30pm.

Country artist Corey Farlow plays the Public Square Stage tonight at 8:30pm.

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Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland exhibit opens tonight

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – On Thursday, April 14th, the Rivers and Spires Festival’s award winning Quilts of the Cumberland event will kick off at Madison Street United Methodist Church at 5:00pm. Quilts of all shapes and sizes will be on display.

The exhibit will take place all three days of the festival, April 14th-16th. The show will display local artisans with a variety of quilts from traditional to one of a kind art quilts.

Quilts of Valor on display at Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland Exhibit.

Quilts of Valor on display at Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland Exhibit.

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires to hold Trunk show during Quilts of the Cumberland Thursday, April 14th

 

600 Quilts – and counting.

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – On Thursday, April 14th, the Rivers and Spires Festival will be holding a Trunk show at the Madison Street United Methodist Church during the Quilts of the Cumberland event.

Who loves to cut up perfectly good fabric into many pieces, and then sew them together in a different order? Quilters do!

This will be demonstrated by Starr Howell, the guest host of Thursday night’s free program entitled “Our Quilts tell Stories”.

Starr Howell to present “Our Quilts tell Stories” at Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland Thursday night.

Starr Howell to present “Our Quilts tell Stories” at Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland Thursday night.

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Acuff Circle of Excellence’s 2016 Ovation Award winners announced

 

Acuff Circle of Excellence - Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – A high school choral director, who also is a composer. A music academy born out of a challenge to a church congregation to “live a better story.” And, a dental practice making an effort to share art appreciation with everyone.

These are among this year’s eight recipients of the Ovation Award, given by the Acuff Circle of Excellence in recognition of outstanding contributions to the arts in the Clarksville-Montgomery County community.

2016 Ovation Award ceremony will be held Sunday, March 6th, at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

2016 Ovation Award ceremony will be held Sunday, March 6th, at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires holds Trunk Show during Quilts of the Cumberland event

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt Show held a Trunk Show on Thursday, April 16th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church.  Charlie Rhea presented a lecture and quilt trunk show entitled “Quilting Through the Years with Jamie and Charlie.”

Jamie Williams, her friend and quilting partner, was ill and did not want to pass it around so she did not attend.

Charlie Rhea talks about quilting during the Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

Charlie Rhea talks about quilting during the Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

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Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland winners announced

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Quilts of the Cumberland Quilt show was during the Rivers and Spires Festival, April 16th-18th at the Madison Street United Methodist Church. There were a variety of quilts from local artists on display from traditional to one of a kind. The event was free and open to the public.

These quilts were simply amazing. The event had juried exhibitions and non-juried exhibitions as well.

"Pennies from Heaven" by Audra Langley won Best of Show at this year's Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

“Pennies from Heaven” by Audra Langley won Best of Show at this year’s Rivers and Spires Quilts of the Cumberland event.

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Rivers and Spires continues tonight in Downtown Clarksville

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival begins tonight, Friday, April 17th at 5:00pm. Come out and music, artistic exhibits, thrilling competitions, and vendor booths.

The Northeast High School Exit One and JV Show Choirs will start things off on the Courthouse Stage at 5:00pm. Also at 5:00pm, Khamsin will be on the Strawberry Alley Stage, Few Miles On will play on the Public Square Stage and The Art of Hula will be on the Main and Third Stage.

Rivers and Spires Festival

Rivers and Spires Festival

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Festival gets KISS’d by Mr. Speed

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 13th annual Rivers and Spires Festival kicked off Thursday afternoon, April 16th in downtown Clarksville. Rain that morning had left the area, clouds parted and the sun dried up the streets. There was a cool breeze to go with the blue skys. Perfect weather for the start of the event.

Everything got started at 5:00pm with the opening of the Quilts of the Cumberland exhibit at Madison Street United Methodist Church. The winning quilts had their awards pinned next to the quilt. At 5:30pm, there was a Trunk Show with Charlie Rehea entitled “Quilting Through the Years with Jamie and Charlie.”

KISS Tribute Band Mr. Speed kicks Rivers and Spires into high gear Thursday night.

KISS Tribute Band Mr. Speed kicks Rivers and Spires into high gear Thursday night.

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