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Celebrate National Good Neighbor and Kindness is Cool Back to School Month

 

Arts for Hearts ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – It’s back to school season and what better time to champion kindness and the art of being a good neighbor. Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts issued a joint proclamation to acknowledge September as Kindness is Cool Back to School/Good Neighbor Month.

Beginning September 26th through September 30th, 2020, Arts for Hearts Clarksville invites everyone in the community to celebrate with us. Every small act of kindness can make a difference to someone’s day at home, school and in your own neighborhood.

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Roxy Regional Theatre School of the Arts enrollment for October going on now

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – If you or the budding young performer in your life are sorry you missed the registration deadline for our Roxy Regional Theatre School of the Arts earlier this month, then we have great news for you!

We are offering open enrollment in our Roxy Regional School of the Arts for the month of October to fill a limited number of remaining slots. So for those of you interested in honing your craft or discovering a new passion, don’t miss your second chance!

Roxy Regional Theatre School of the Arts students performing in 2019's production of Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

Roxy Regional Theatre School of the Arts students performing in 2019’s production of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Riverfest Virtual Talent Show winner

 

Clarksville RiverFest 2020Clarksville, TN – With the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic still having a widespread impact, Clarksville Parks and Recreation adapted the traditional three-day Riverfest Celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events.

On Saturday, September 12th also marked the end of the Riverfest Virtual Talent Competition. Three musical acts were selected from dozens of entries, and voting took place from September 1st-12th.

IVEY won the Riverfest Virtual Talent Show

IVEY won the Riverfest Virtual Talent Show

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Riverfest Regatta rows on despite COVID-19

 

Clarksville RiverFest 2020Clarksville, TN – Many of the events at this year’s Riverfest had to be re-engineered, thanks to COVID-19 Coronavirus. Though some were canceled because of social distancing concerns, the good people at Clarksville Parks and Recreation did manage to find ways to carry on in the spirit of Clarksville’s favorite outdoor festival.

With twelve days of events, such as the Juried Art Show, Virtual Talent Competition, Virtual 5K, and the ever-popular Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta, the new-normal version of the festival was smaller and quieter, but a success none the less.

Though smaller this year, Riverfest still managed to produce several great events, including Saturday's Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta.

Though smaller this year, Riverfest still managed to produce several great events, including Saturday’s Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta.

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Austin Peay State University art professors featured in Cheekwood pandemic exhibit ‘@home’

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – You have until September 20th, 2020 to see the work of two Austin Peay State University (APSU) professors in a pandemic-themed exhibit at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens in Nashville Tennessee.

Untitled - by Alex Blau.

Untitled – by Alex Blau.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Riverfest Art Show Winners

 

Jury selects the festival’s top artists for awards

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has announced the winners of the Riverfest Juried Art Show.

With the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic still having a widespread impact, the show was converted into a 3-day exhibit September 10th-12th, 2020 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

Selected artwork was hung and winning artwork labeled with ribbons, along with a slideshow displayed at the event to recognize all winning artists.

Best in Show- Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun, I Am Here My Love

Best in Show- Olasubomi Aka-Bashorun, I Am Here My Love

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Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design releases Visiting Artist schedule for 2020-21

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design is excited to announce its 2020-21 season of visiting speakers. Generously supported by the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA), the APSU Department of Art + Design can bring nationally/internationally recognized artists and thinkers directly to Clarksville Tennessee with programming that is free and open to the public.

Austin Peay State University 2020-2021 Visiting Artist Speaker Series. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University 2020-2021 Visiting Artist Speaker Series. (APSU)

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation ask public to vote for their favorite Tennessee Photo

 

Tennessee Wildlife FederationNashville, TN – After receiving more than 3,400 wildlife and landscape submissions for its annual photo contest, Tennessee Wildlife Federation is asking the public to vote for the best photograph.

Visit tnwf.org/peoples-choice to vote. Voting closes September 10th at 11:59pm CT. 

A jury has selected dozens of photos to participate in public voting. Now, people can cast their vote—and cast another every 24 hours. Each ballot submitted enters the voter to win one of several Federation prize packs. 

Voting Open for The Best Tennessee Wildlife and Landscape Photo

Voting Open for The Best Tennessee Wildlife and Landscape Photo

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council announces grants for Community Activities

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council (AHDC), as a designated agency of the Tennessee Arts Commission, recently awarded a total of $17,240 to eight non-profit organizations in Montgomery County, Cheatham County, Dickson County and Humphreys County.

Five Montgomery County nonprofit organizations received awards totaling $16,200.

ArtLink Clarksville received $2,500 for artist fees and supplies to support their programs in music and visual arts.

Cumberland Winds performing at an elementary school.

Cumberland Winds performing at an elementary school.

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Roxy Regional Theatre School of the Arts Registration deadline is Saturday, September 5th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Now that school is back in session and you’re looking for more ways to get back into the swing of things, we hope you or the budding young performer in your life will keep in mind our Roxy Regional Theatre School of the Arts. A few slots still remain for those interested in honing their craft or discovering a new passion … but time is running out!

Registration for the Fall 2020 session of the Roxy Regional School of the Arts ends this Saturday, September 5th, 2020.

Roxy Regional Theatre School of the Arts students performing in 2019's production of Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

Roxy Regional Theatre School of the Arts students performing in 2019’s production of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

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