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This Week at APSU: International Night brings food, culture, Zuzu African Acrobats to campus

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Tuesday, November 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am In Education | No Comments

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) International Night presents everybody in the community an opportunity to explore different countries through cuisine, décor and demonstrations.

Zuzu African Acrobats to perform at Austin Peay State University's International Night, November 12th. (APSU)

Zuzu African Acrobats to perform at Austin Peay State University’s International Night, November 12th. (APSU)

And everything is free – even the food!

This year’s event is 6:00pm-7:30pm November 12th in the Memorial Health Building, aka the Red Barn, on APSU’s campus. International Night is open to the public, and everyone can wear their cultural attire. The event – which coincides with International Education Week – usually draws more than 500 people. 

And this year, the Zuzu African Acrobats from America’s Got Talent will perform. Zuzu Acrobats are a five-person Kenyan Acrobatic show that embodies the Bantu Culture of East Africa.

The show features fast pyramid building, limbo, chair balancing, comedy, fast skip rope and juggling to high-energy Lingala music. 

For more information, click here [1].

APSU Football to face rival Murray State on Saturday

Austin Peay State University Football takes on Murray State, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football takes on Murray State, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

The Governors continue their march to an OVC title by traveling to nearby Murray, Kentucky, to take on the rival Murray State Racers noon Saturday. 

The Governors win last Saturday over UT Martin helped Austin Peay gain control over its destiny. It the team beats Murray State and Eastern Illinois, the Governors win the OVC regular season title and an automatic bid to the Football Championship Series playoffs. 

For more information, click here [3].

The volleyball team also travels to Murray for a 6:00pm November 13th matchup. The Governors have clinched a berth in the OVC tournament.

Collage artist Deborah Roberts to speak on campus 

Deborah Robert’s lecture will be at 6:00pm Tuesday, November 12th, in the Austin Peay State University Art + Design building’s Room 120. (APSU)

Deborah Robert’s lecture will be at 6:00pm Tuesday, November 12th, in the Austin Peay State University Art + Design building’s Room 120. (APSU)

Nationally recognized collage artist Deborah Roberts will deliver a lecture – free and open to the public – at 6:00pm Tuesday, November 12th, at Austin Peay State University’s Art + Design building, Room 120.

Roberts is a mixed-media artist whose work challenges the notion of ideal beauty. Her work has been exhibited internationally across the United States and Europe.

For more information, click here [4]

‘Do it’ exhibit continues 

The "do it" exhibit is at The New Gallery, located in the Austin Peay Art + Design building on the campus through December 6th. (APSU)

The “do it” exhibit is at The New Gallery, located in the Austin Peay Art + Design building on the campus through December 6th. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s 10-week run of the international “do it” exhibit continues at The New Gallery in the APSU Art + Design building on campus.

The exhibit runs through December 6th.

“Do it” is a 26-year global phenomenon that is a compendium of 400 written instructions by artists interpreted anew every time they are enacted. The New Gallery will have 22 sets of instructions by artists such as Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Adrian Piper, Yoko Ono, Alison Knowles, Sol LeWitt, David Lynch and Joan Jonas.

For more about “do it,” go to www.apsu.edu/news/september-2019-do-it [6].

Other Austin Peay State University happenings this week:

  • Veterans Day Celebration 11:00am-1:00pm Tuesday, November 12th, at Morgan University Center Room 120. Click here [7] for more.
  • Military-Affiliated Stipend and More 1:00pm Thursday, November 14th, at Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell lobby. Click here [8] for more.
  • Keys to the World Showcase 8:00am Thursday, November 14th, at Morgan University Center’s Third Floor. Click here [9] for more.
  • For more campus events, click here [10].

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