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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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Tennessee Senator Bill Powers announces Art Grants for Montgomery County

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Senator Bill Powers (R-Clarksville) announced today that Montgomery County will receive grants totaling $74,436 from the Tennessee Arts Commission.

The 7 grants were awarded to Montgomery County recipients after being reviewed by citizen advisory panels with expertise in the appropriate arts disciplines and a review by the full 15-member Commission.

District 22 Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers.

District 22 Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers.

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APSU CECA Announces 2020 Ovation Award winners, final program lineup

 

CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) President Alisa White and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”) invite community members of all ages to the 2020 Ovation Awards, a family-friendly celebration of the arts.

George Mabry Award – Solie Fott

George Mabry Award – Solie Fott

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Cumberland Winds celebrates Black History Month at the Roxy Regional Theatre on February 23rd

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The sounds of West Africa will fill the hall of Clarksville’s oldest professional theatre, the Roxy Regional Theatre, for one afternoon this month.

The Cumberland Winds celebrates Black History Month with a special concert in the intimate setting of the Roxy Regional Theatre on Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 at 2:00pm.

Organized by Yvonne Kendall and Mike Ritter, this narrated performance of instruments, song and dance will travel through time from West Africa to the Americas — North America, South America and the Caribbean — celebrating the musical influence of African culture in the New World.

Celebrate Black History Month with the Cumberland Winds at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Sunday, February 23rd.

Celebrate Black History Month with the Cumberland Winds at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Sunday, February 23rd.

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Cumberland Winds German Band brings Oktoberfest to the Roxy Regional Theatre, October 2nd

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The sounds of marches, polkas, waltzes and German music typical of the Oktoberfest season will fill the hall of Clarksville’s oldest professional theatre, the Roxy Regional Theatre, for one evening this autumn.

The Cumberland Winds German Band presents a special Oktoberfest concert in the intimate setting of the Roxy Regional Theatre on Wednesday, October 2nd, at 7:00pm.

Featuring vocalist Sarah Queen, musical selections will include “Alte Kamaraden,” “Liechtensteiner Polka,” “Einmal Am Rhein” and other favorite marches, polkas, waltzes, and German music typical of the Oktoberfest season.

Roxy Regional Theatre to host Oktoberfest concert by the Cumberland Winds German Band on October 2nd.

Roxy Regional Theatre to host Oktoberfest concert by the Cumberland Winds German Band on October 2nd.

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for July 26th – 28th, 2019

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events include: Cooling at the Cave, Citizen Science in the Park, Snacks & Tracks and Prairie Volunteer Workday.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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Friends of Fort Defiance to hold “March To The Past” on Saturday, May 4th

 

Friends of Fort DefianceClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 4th, 2019, the Friends of Fort Defiance will host their annual March To The Past living history event at Fort Defiance in Clarksville from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Live cannon demonstrations, 19th-century music performed by a Cumberland Winds ensemble, period reenactors, and numerous displays and presenters will all be part of this big event.

Numerous exhibits on civilian and military life in the 19th century, artillery demonstrations and more at Clarksville’s historic Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

Numerous exhibits on civilian and military life in the 19th century, artillery demonstrations and more at Clarksville’s historic Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

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Roxy Regional Theatre hosts the Cumberland Winds in Concert, May 3rd

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – While many are familiar with their full band performances, the Cumberland Winds will feature the fine musicians from our community who make up the group during a recital at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at 7:30pm.

Featuring soloists and small ensembles performing varied styles and types of music in the intimate setting of the Roxy Regional Theatre, the evening will include performances by Tamera Deichert and Yvonne Kendall on flute duet, Michael Stewart and Emmanuel Mejeun on French horn duet, and Patricia Ritter and Yvonne Kendall on harp and flute duet, as well as pieces by Cumberland Winds’ Woodwind, Saxophone and Clarinet Quartets. Musical direction will be provided by Mike Ritter.

The Cumberland Winds will perform at the Roxy Regional Theatre May 3rd.

The Cumberland Winds will perform at the Roxy Regional Theatre May 3rd.

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Austin Peay State University Community School for the Arts offers writing class to veterans, families

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After Ellen Taylor walked into the room, she nudged her desk slightly to face the center of the classroom. The move, whether conscious or unconscious, signaled something intrinsic to the class that was about to start.

Taylor was ready to share. Her classmates were ready to share.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council receives $10,000 grant to offer arts experiences to Military Families

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council has received a $10,000 grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission to enfold active military, veterans and their families into Clarksville’s creative community.

The Tennessee Arts Commission in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Veteran Services awarded nine Tennessee Military, Veterans & the Arts grants to organizations throughout the state. Two Montgomery County organizations, AHDC and Gateway Chamber Orchestra, were grant recipients.

As part of the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts and Military grant, Arts for Hearts offered a wood burning class that filled so quickly they have added two additional classes with a waiting list.

As part of the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts and Military grant, Arts for Hearts offered a wood burning class that filled so quickly they have added two additional classes with a waiting list.

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