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Customs House Museum to exhibit “I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage”

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center presents the exhibition, I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage, open now. The exhibition, organized by the Tennessee State Museum, gives a snapshot of Tennessee’s rich African American musical heritage and its influence on worldwide musical genres.

B. B. King, “King of the Blues,” by Murray Lee. (Image courtesy of Tennessee State Photographic Services)

B. B. King, “King of the Blues,” by Murray Lee. (Image courtesy of Tennessee State Photographic Services)tar, Lucille

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Tennessee State Museum presents “I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage” through June 24th, 2016

 

Tennessee State MuseumNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Museum and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) have collaborated to present museum visitors and theater audiences with an exhibition that gives a snapshot of Tennessee’s rich African American musical heritage.

The exhibition, I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage, is free to the public and on view in the G Level Gallery in the lobby that connects the Tennessee State Museum and TPAC in the Polk Cultural Center.

I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage

I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage

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Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of “Blues in the Night” kicks off tonight, February 5th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The scorching Tony-nominated musical revue “Blues in the Night” opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre tonight, Friday, February 5th, at 8:00pm. The universal language of the blues will wail out full and strong on the corner of Franklin and First in downtown Clarksville through February.

In keeping with the theatre’s traditional pay-what-you-can preview, all tickets not pre-sold at the regular ticket price will go on sale at 7:30pm that evening for a $5.00 minimum donation.

"Blues in the Night" stars (Top L to R) Phillip Bernard Smith, Mariah Sade Ralph, Lacey Connell and Dwan Hayes.

“Blues in the Night” stars (Top L to R) Phillip Bernard Smith, Mariah Sade Ralph, Lacey Connell and Dwan Hayes.

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Treat Your Valentine to Martinis and “Blues in the Night” at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Saturday, February 13th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Searching for the perfect Valentine’s experience for you and your special someone?  Look no further than the Roxy Regional Theatre’s “Martini Night” on Saturday, February 13th, 2016.

This year with the theatre’s popular annual Valentine’s package, the universal language of the blues meets the universal language of love as patrons are treated to an unforgettable evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and the scorching Tony-nominated musical revue “Blues in the Night”.

Roxy Regional Theatre's "Martini Night" set for Saturday, February 13th, 2016.

Roxy Regional Theatre’s “Martini Night” set for Saturday, February 13th, 2016.

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre heats up the stage with Scorching Musical Revue “Blues in the Night”, February 5th-20th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – This February, the universal language of the blues will wail out full and strong on the corner of Franklin and First in downtown Clarksville. The scorching Tony-nominated musical revue “Blues in the Night” opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Friday, February 5th, at 8:00pm.

In keeping with the theatre’s traditional pay-what-you-can preview, all tickets not pre-sold at the regular ticket price will go on sale at 7:30pm that evening for a $5.00 minimum donation.

"Blues in the Night" stars (Top L to R) Phillip Bernard Smith, Mariah Sade Ralph, Lacey Connell and Dwan Hayes.

“Blues in the Night” stars (Top L to R) Phillip Bernard Smith, Mariah Sade Ralph, Lacey Connell and Dwan Hayes.

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