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Austin Peay State University Art to be showcased at Acuff Circle’s Soiree on Franklin, October 28th

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – The arts at Austin Peay State University will be on display and celebrated at the annual Soiree on Franklin the afternoon of October 28th.

The event, in its fifth year, is sponsored by the Acuff Circle of Excellence board of directors and is open to members of the Circle and the public. This year’s celebration, “Coming Home to the Arts,” will feature representations of all of APSU’s arts disciplines: music, dance and theatre, creative writing and the visual arts.

Circle board members Marydith Weakley Young and Beverly Riggins Parker and Ken Shipley, APSU professor of art, watch APSU students create new works of art. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

Circle board members Marydith Weakley Young and Beverly Riggins Parker and Ken Shipley, APSU professor of art, watch APSU students create new works of art. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

Proceeds from the Soiree benefit the endowed Acuff Circle Scholarship in the Arts, awarded each year to an Austin Peay student in the arts.

The Circle, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Austin Peay Foundation, serves as a patron society of APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts. It advances the importance of the arts and culture at the University and in the community. In addition, it promotes the arts with other non-profit groups by hosting collaborative events.

Chairing this year’s event are Circle board members, Beverly Riggins Parker and Marydith Weakley Young.

The Soiree will be held from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in the Franklin Room at F&M Bank, 50 Franklin Street. Dinner fare is provided and dress is business casual.

Cost is $35.00 for Circle members and $45.00 for non-members. Responses are to be sent by October 20th to or telephone 931.221.7876. Checks, a portion of which is tax-deductible, should be addressed to APSU Foundation/Acuff Circle, and sent:

APSU
Box 4666
Clarksville, TN 37044


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