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Rivers and Spires Festival Sets New Attendance Record this year

 

Clarksville Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The 2016 Rivers and Spires Festival shattered previous attendance records, bringing over 49,000 people into downtown Clarksville over the April 14th-16th weekend. This year’s event was the largest Rivers and Spires to date with the 2010 Festival previously holding the record at 42,073 when the Charlie Daniels Band performed.

“The Festival definitely did what it was supposed to do; bring people downtown, promote the community and offer free family entertainment for all ages. We are very pleased with how the event went this year,” said Theresa Harrington, Executive Director of Visit Clarksville.

2016 Rivers and Spires Festival was the biggest one yet.

2016 Rivers and Spires Festival was the biggest one yet.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Offers Four Summer Academy-Themed Camps

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) will be offering four different academy-themed camps for students this summer.

They include: a STEM Exploration Camp at Kenwood High School; a Create Workshop at Rossview High School; a MediCamp at Northwest High School; and an Ag Summer Camp at Montgomery Central High School.

All of the three-day camps are $40.00 each.

Four Academy-Themed Camps to be offered by Clarksville-Montgomery County School System this summer.

Four Academy-Themed Camps to be offered by Clarksville-Montgomery County School System this summer.

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Roxy Regional Theatre’s adaptation of Booth Tarkington’s “The Magnificent Ambersons” opens Friday, March 25th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – On Friday, March 25th, following months of workshopping, John McDonald’s stage adaptation of Booth Tarkington’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Magnificent Ambersons” will premiere at the Roxy Regional Theatre at 8:00pm.

A spoiled child, a mother’s death, the changing times and the loss of great wealth bring George Amberson his ultimate comeuppance in this timeless piece about the declining fortunes of a proud Midwestern family and the social changes brought by the automobile age.

"The Magnificent Ambersons" at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars Maggie McCollester.

“The Magnificent Ambersons” at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars Maggie McCollester.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre to hold World Premiere of Booth Tarkington’s “The Magnificent Ambersons”, March 25th – April 2nd

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Following months of workshopping, John McDonald’s stage adaptation of Booth Tarkington’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Magnificent Ambersons” is poised for its world premiere at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Friday, March 25th, at 8:00pm.

A spoiled child, a mother’s death, the changing times and the loss of great wealth bring George Amberson his ultimate comeuppance in this timeless piece about the declining fortunes of a proud Midwestern family and the social changes brought by the automobile age.

"The Magnificent Ambersons" at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars Maggie McCollester.

“The Magnificent Ambersons” at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars Maggie McCollester.

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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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Montgomery Central High School cheerleaders placed 2nd in Nationals and 3rd in World Championship

 

Montgomery Central High School - MCHS - IndiansOrlando, FL – On Sunday, February 7th, 2016, the Montgomery Central High School cheerleaders competed in the National High School Cheerleading Competition finals and the 2016 World Cheer Championship in Orlando, FL.

Montgomery Central came in 2nd in the National Competition and 3rd in the World Championship.

Their hard work paid off. Congratulations.

Montgomery Central High School cheerleaders competing in the 2016 National High School Cheerleading Competition.

Montgomery Central High School cheerleaders competing in the 2016 National High School Cheerleading Competition.

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Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards nominations now being excepted

 

Acuff Circle of Excellence - Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The coveted Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards in the arts will be presented March 6th, 2016, but nominations already are being sought.

The Circle, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Austin Peay State University Foundation, is a patron society of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. The awards have been presented since 1996.

The nominees must have made significant contributions to the artistic and cultural life of the Clarksville-Montgomery County community. Anyone can submit nominations. Nominations will be accepted now through Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Ribbon Cutting to Unveil Public Art on November 4th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to a Ribbon Cutting for the first public art piece, Forged in Fire, installed in downtown Clarksville. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 along the Upland Trail on South Spring Street.

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Acuff Circle of Excellence seeking nominations for Ovation Awards

 

Acuff Circle of Excellence - Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The coveted Acuff Circle of Excellence Ovation Awards in the arts will be presented March 6th, 2016, but nominations already are being sought.

The Circle, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Austin Peay State University Foundation, is a patron society of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. The awards have been presented since 1996.

The nominees must have made significant contributions to the artistic and cultural life of the Clarksville-Montgomery County community. Anyone can submit nominations. Nominations will be accepted now through Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Driver Safety Program brings ThinkFast Initiative to High Schools

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Driver Safety Program recently brought the ThinkFast Interactive program to students at Montgomery Central High School. ThinkFast Interactive, sponsored by Nissan America and the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office, uses a game show setting to connect young people with factual, relevant information related to various personal health and safety issues such as impaired driving, seat belt safety, and distracted driving.

ThinkFast Interactive program

ThinkFast Interactive program

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