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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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Grace Among the Leavings Debuts at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Local author Beverly Fisher was present in theotherspace at the Roxy Regional Theater on Monday, June 20th, as her novella “Grace Among the Leavings” turned dramatic presentation debuted in Clarksville.

Based on Fisher’s family research and Civil War gleanings, “Grace Among The Leavings” tells the story of eleven-year-old Grace Meadows and her family’s hard times in the wake of war.

It features Ava DoVanne, a rising seventh grader, in the starring role. As Grace, DoVanne showed her command of the script and the stage in her performance.

“Grace Among the Leavings” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

“Grace Among the Leavings” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council hires Michelle Dickerson

 

Economic Development Council Taps Michelle Dickerson to Lead Marketing & Communications Efforts

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) announces the hiring of Michelle Dickerson as Marketing and Communications Director.

In this role, she will manage the marketing, public relations, advertising and communications efforts of the Economic Development Council and its member entites, the Industrial Development Board, Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Michelle Dickerson

Michelle Dickerson

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Roxy Regional Theatre presents “The Awesome ’80s Prom” starting this Friday, June 17th

 

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Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of the hit interactive musical experience “The Awesome ’80s Prom”, hits the stage this Friday. The Production runs June 17th through July 9th. Get ready to party like it’s 1989! Step back in time, join the breakdance circle, and participate in all the high school drama.

Ken Davenport’s blast-from-the-past crowd favorite immerses the audience in the lives of characters competing for Prom King and Queen at the not-so-subtly-named Wanaget High. And, just like on “American Idol,” the audience decides who wins each night!

"The Awesome '80s Prom" stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

“The Awesome ’80s Prom” stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

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Clarksville Writers’ Conference Speakers Again Are Tops

 

Clarksville Writers ConferenceClarksville, TN – From comic book contributors to best-selling romance writers to illustrators and more, the writers at this year’s Clarksville Writers’ Conference, sponsored by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council, was again not only informative but full of essential hints that lead would-be-writers to success.

A heavy emphasis on self-publication was a new feature for conference goers. Many of the authors were either Clarksville or Middle Tennessee natives, including the keynote speaker Jim Squires or Crockett White, a Nashville native and author of West End among several other books.

Michel Stone presenting "Pursuing Your Passon: One Novelist's Advice on Staying the Course" at the 2016 Clarksville Writer's Conference.

Michel Stone presenting “Pursuing Your Passon: One Novelist’s Advice on Staying the Course” at the 2016 Clarksville Writer’s Conference.

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Beverly Fisher’s “Grace Among The Leavings” makes it’s way to the Roxy Regional Theatre’s theotherspace, June 20th – 28th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The journey from the page to the stage does not always follow an established route: sometimes a new path must be forged.

Following months of adapting, rewriting and workshopping, Beverly Fisher’s Civil War novella “Grace Among The Leavings” completes its journey to the stage of the Roxy Regional Theatre’s theotherspace with four staged readings, June 20th – June 28th.

Originally adapted to the stage by Dennis Darling and Kari Catton and produced by Theatre in the Park in Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site in Illinois, “Grace Among The Leavings” underwent further adaptation this past year by Roxy Regional Theatre co-founder and artistic director John McDonald.

"Grace Among The Leavings" stars Ava DoVanne as Grace.

“Grace Among The Leavings” stars Ava DoVanne as Grace.

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“The Awesome ’80s Prom” will be held at the Roxy Regional Theatre, June 17th – July 9th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Get ready to party like it’s 1989! Step back in time, join the breakdance circle, and participate in all the high school drama at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of the hit interactive musical experience “The Awesome ’80s Prom”, June 17th – July 9th.

Ken Davenport’s blast-from-the-past crowd favorite immerses the audience in the lives of characters competing for Prom King and Queen at the not-so-subtly-named Wanaget High. And, just like on “American Idol,” the audience decides who wins each night!

"The Awesome '80s Prom" stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

“The Awesome ’80s Prom” stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place June 2nd, 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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Acuff Circle to honor longtime performer Marge Lillard at Jazz in June event

 

Acuff Circle of Excellence - Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Jazz in June, The Acuff Circle of Excellence’s annual celebration of the arts with jazz, food and wine, will be from 5:00pm-7:00pm on Friday, June 17th, at Beachaven Vineyards and Winery. The public is invited to attend.

At this event, longtime Clarksvillian Marge Lillard will be honored for her contributions on the stage as an actor and dancer. She’ll receive the Full Circle Award, presented annually to a living Tennessean who has had a consequential impact on arts and culture in Montgomery County over many years of direct involvement through innovative work, philanthropy or leadership. The recipient is selected by the Acuff Circle of Excellence Advisory Board.

Marge Lillard to be honored at Acuff Circle's Jazz in June.

Marge Lillard to be honored at Acuff Circle’s Jazz in June.

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