Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: The Grand Ole Opry

Roxy Regional Theatre brings Comedy Legend Gallagher’s 70th Birthday Farewell Tour to Clarksville, February 14th-16th

 

Famous watermelon smasher to be joined by comedians Artie Fletcher and Bob Nelson for three nights only

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – After over four decades of entertaining audiences with his prop comedy, social commentary and watermelon smashing antics, one of the most famous comedians of our time is hanging up his Sledge-O-Matic.

In celebration of his 70th birthday, Gallagher is bringing master comedians Artie Fletcher and Bob Nelson along for the ride on his national farewell tour … and making Clarksville one of his stops! For three nights only, “Gallagher’s ‘Joke’s on You’ Comedy Tour” will take up residence at the Roxy Regional Theatre, on February 14th, 15th and 16th at 8:00pm.

"Gallagher's 'Joke's on You' Comedy Tour" is coming to the Roxy Regional Theatre February 14th-16th

“Gallagher’s ‘Joke’s on You’ Comedy Tour” is coming to the Roxy Regional Theatre February 14th-16th

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 

Rheta Grimsley Johnson’s Hank Hung the Moon is Great Reading

 
Rheta Grimsley Johnson

Rheta Grimsley Johnson

Clarksville, TN – If you haven’t read Rheta Grimsley Johnson’s books, you’re missing several great reads. Her latest, Hank Hung the Moon (NewSouth Books, Montgomery, Alabama: 2012), is a description of the influence of Hank Williams on Southern life and Southerners in particular

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for commentary, Johnson writes a column that appears in about 50 newspapers throughout the U.S. She has reported for United Press International, the Memphis Commercial Appeal, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Some of her other awards include the Ernie Pyle Memorial Award for human interest writing, the Headliner Award for commentary, and the American Society of Newspaper Editors’ Distinguished Writing Award for commentary.

"Hank Hung the Moon" by Rheta Grimsley Johnson.

“Hank Hung the Moon” by Rheta Grimsley Johnson.

«Read the rest of this article»

 



  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On GooglePlusVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our Feed
  • Personal Controls

    Archives