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Planters Bank Presents the documentary “88 Days in the Mother Lode – Mark Twain Finds His Voice” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, April 22nd

 

“Planters Bank Presents…” Film Series

Planters Bank Presents at the Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The “Planters Bank Presents…” film series to show the documentary “88 Days in the Mother Lode – Mark Twain Finds His Voice” this Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 at the Roxy Regional Theatre at 4:00pm.

This PBS documentary tells the story of 29 year old Samuel Clemens, who in the fall of 1864 hid out from the San Francisco police in the cabin of the brother of a friend near Angels Camp, in the California Sierra foothills.

Find out how 88 days in the mother lode, and a story about a jumping frog, helped propel Mark Twain from local newspaper writer to international celebrity.

"Planters Bank Presents to show "88 Days in the Mother Lode - Mark Twain Finds His Voice" on Sunday, April 22nd at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

“Planters Bank Presents to show “88 Days in the Mother Lode – Mark Twain Finds His Voice” on Sunday, April 22nd at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Austin Peay State University hosting free screening, discussion of immigration documentary “Welcome to Shelbyville”

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The town of Shelbyville is about two hours south of Austin Peay State University, and most Clarksville residents only make the journey to visit family or friends or, along with thousands of others from around the world, to watch the grand spectacle known as the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration each summer.

But in 2009, this small, rural community became a focal point for the nation’s ongoing immigration debate.

Immigration documentary “Welcome to Shelbyville” to be shown at Austin Peay on April 12th.

Immigration documentary “Welcome to Shelbyville” to be shown at Austin Peay on April 12th.

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APSU to host lecture by internationally recognized artist Janine Antoni October 13th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Art and Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will host a lecture by internationally recognized artist Janine Antoni at 7:00pm on October 13th in the Trahern Theater.

Antoni’s talk is part of the art and design department’s 2016-17 Visiting Artist Speaker Series.

Paper Dance - Artist Janine Antoni.

Paper Dance – Artist Janine Antoni.

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Austin Peay State University hosting V-Day events this February and March

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – At 7:00pm on February 23rd and 24th, V-Day Austin Peay State University will present a two-night benefit reading of Eve Ensler’s award winning play “The Vagina Monologues,” at APSU’s Clement Auditorium. Tickets are $5.00 and may be purchased at the door.

V-Day, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, raises money and awareness through benefit productions of Ensler’s play and other artistic works.

V-Day events to be held at Austin Peay in February and March.

V-Day events to be held at Austin Peay in February and March.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum September 2015 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in September at the Museum are: In the Footsteps of Alvin York, Donna Rizzo: Rhythm in Clay, Darkroom Junkies: Structured, Raeanne Rubenstein: Sky Portraits and Family Day: “Let’s Make Paper Collages”.

"In the Footsteps of Alvin York” exhibit at the Customs House Museum.

“In the Footsteps of Alvin York” exhibit at the Customs House Museum.

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Austin Peay State University’s new Art Exhibit offers look powerful at the Slave Trade

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Trahern Gallery, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the APSU Department of Art and Design, is pleased to open its 2015-2016 exhibition season with artist Stephen Hayes and his powerful body of work titled “Cash Crop.”

“Cash Crop” is an exhibition that invites viewers to walk into an emotional, physical and psychic space to confront the past, present and future.

"Cash Crop" is a new exhibit at APSU.

“Cash Crop” is a new exhibit at APSU.

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TWRA’s “Tennessee Uncharted” receives ACI Award as Nation’s Top Outdoor Television Series

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – “Tennessee Uncharted,” the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s television program, has been named as the best outdoors television series in the country by the Association for Conservation Information, Inc. (ACI).

“Tennessee Uncharted” made its debut in October 2014. TWRA partners with Knoxville-based Designsensory and production company PopFizz to bring the weekly program to television viewers across the state on PBS stations. The program showcases the outdoors, including unique locations, techniques and traditions in the Volunteer State.

The “Tennessee Uncharted” crew films a segment with host Erick Baker (front, in canoe). The program, which launched late in 2014, won first place for an outdoors series as awarded by the Association for Conservation Information (ACI).

The “Tennessee Uncharted” crew films a segment with host Erick Baker (front, in canoe). The program, which launched late in 2014, won first place for an outdoors series as awarded by the Association for Conservation Information (ACI).

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2015 National Memorial Day Concert Sunday Night on PBS

 

An American Tradition Honoring Our Service Members
Live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol

PBSWashington, D.C. – Tune in Sunday, May 24th, on PBS from 7:00pm to 8:30pm CT for the 2015 National Memorial Day Concert, featuring Nick Fradiani, Gloria Estefan, General Colin L. Powell (Ret.), Laurence Fishburne, Esai Morales, Tessanne Chin, Stefanie Scott, Jason Dolley, Laura Benanti, Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson, Jack Everly and more.

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American Heart Association announces Dr. Holly Atkinson to keynote at Go Red For Women Wellness Expo and Luncheon

 

Go Red for Women - American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – Well-known media personality Dr. Holly Atkinson, senior on-air medical correspondent and chief medical editor of HealthiNation, a digital consumer health video network, will be the keynote speaker at the Go Red For Women Wellness Expo and Luncheon on April 29th.

The annual health expo and luncheon takes place from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Music City Center, and will demonstrate tips on healthy living to more than 400 female guests while raising funds for the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement supporting women-focused research and education fighting their No. 1 killer, heart disease.

Dr. Holly Atkinson named keynote speaker for American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Wellness Expo and Luncheon

Dr. Holly Atkinson named keynote speaker for American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Wellness Expo and Luncheon

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is January 21st, 2015

 

Our 130th meeting.

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Medical Center.

This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall. The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public.

Topic: “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction.”

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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