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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, Charlie Cushman honored with “Tennessee Music Pathways” Markers

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Visit Clarksville honored the Roxy Regional Theatre and Grammy award winning banjoist Charlie Cushman in his hometown with the unveiling of “Tennessee Music Pathways” markers.

Local and state leaders, Roxy supporters and the Cushman family gathered in two ceremonies to mark the special commemorations on Thursday, November 19th, 2020.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Visit Clarksville Chair Ginna Holleman and TDTD Commissioner Mark Ezell at the Roxy Regional Theatre's “Tennessee Music Pathways” Marker.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, Visit Clarksville Chair Ginna Holleman and TDTD Commissioner Mark Ezell at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s “Tennessee Music Pathways” Marker.

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Clarksville Academy Students to perform “The Montgomery County Chronicles” at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy students will present two free public viewings of a new play about the history of Clarksville. “The Montgomery County Chronicles: A Tribute to History, Community, and Leadership” is a new stage play, created by Shana Thornton, local author and publisher, that is scheduled to debut at The Roxy Regional Theatre for two performances.

“The Montgomery County Chronicles: A Tribute to History, Community, and Leadership” will be performed by Clarksville Academy Students at the Roxy Regional Theatre on May 3rd and May 5th.

“The Montgomery County Chronicles: A Tribute to History, Community, and Leadership” will be performed by Clarksville Academy Students at the Roxy Regional Theatre on May 3rd and May 5th.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum to host lecture on Clarence Cameron White Thursday, July 16th

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum is hosting a lecture on Clarence Cameron White by Gail Robinson Oturu on Thursday, July 16th. The event takes place at 12:15pm as part of the museum’s monthly Art & Lunch programs. This lecture is free to the public.

The lecture will share some of Clarence Cameron White’s thoughts, writings, letters, and interesting information about his Tennessee and family connection, early musical experiences, challenges in pursuing his career, and his visits to Clarksville for performances.

Clarence Cameron White conducting

Clarence Cameron White conducting

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place July 2nd, 2015

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum July 2015 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in July at the Museum are: Clarence Cameron White, Norman Rockwell: The Man Behind the Canvas, In the Footsteps of Alvin York and Family Day.

In the Footsteps of Alvin York

In the Footsteps of Alvin York

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place June 4th, 2015

 

First Thursday Art WalkClarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.

With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum June 2015 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in June at the Museum are: Southern Watercolor Society’s 38th Annual Juried Exhibition, The Illusion of Person and Place: The Spirit of Asia by Bob Sherman, Clarence Cameron White, Flying High 2015 and Story & Craft Time with Ms. Sue.

Norman Rockwell: The Man Behind the Canvas

Norman Rockwell: The Man Behind the Canvas

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Provost Lecture Series at APSU to feature music research on Clarksville composer

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University music professor will share her research on the musical repertoire of Clarksville native Clarence Cameron White as the next presenter in the University’s esteemed Provost Lecture Series.

Dr. Gail Robinson-Oturu, professor of voice, will present “Clarence Cameron White: Clarksville’s Connection to Haitian Opera and Carnegie Hall” at 3:00pm, Thursday, April 7th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Provost Lecture Series at APSU to feature research work from Music Professor

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In the late 1880s, at the age of 8, Clarence Cameron White began studying violin. The Clarksville native then became a musical prodigy in his own right within four years, studying with accomplished violinist Will Marion Cook and attending Oberlin Conservatory at the age of 16.

The nature of White’s compositions changed over time. An Austin Peay State University music professor will share her research on White’s musical repertoire as the next presenter in the University’s esteemed Provost Lecture Series.

Dr. Gail Robinson-Oturu, professor of voice, will present “Clarence Cameron White:  Clarksville’s Connection to Haitian Opera and Carnegie Hall” at 3:00pm, Thursday, January 20th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. «Read the rest of this article»

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