Topic: Dee Boaz
Clarksville, TN – The Board of Directors of the Gateway Chamber Orchestra recognized Dave Farris and Tom Perry, the first recipients of the newly established Dee Boaz Crescendo Award at the annual Maestro’s Moonlight & Mistletoe Gala on December 13th, 2019.
Clarksville, TN – On a July afternoon in 1914, more than 75 people crowded into a house on Madison Street for a meeting of the newly established Clarksville Equal Suffrage League.
The women who joined the league that afternoon spent the next six years facing ridicule and threats of violence in the pursuit of their goal – earning women the right to vote.
Clarksville, TN – This November, during the Austin Peay State University (APSU) 2019 Homecoming celebration, the University will honor six distinguished individuals with this year’s APSU Alumni Awards.
The 2019 honorees are Outstanding Service Award recipients Dee Boaz and Shan Smith (’78); Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipients Catie Clinard (’11) and Bryan Johnson (’04); and Outstanding Alumni Award recipients Khandra Smalley (’05) and Richard Bibb (’65).
Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for Creative Arts to host “An Elegant Obsession” on September 7th
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Clarksville, TN – History and fantasy will collide into an evening of pure entertainment during the premiere performance of the musical drama, “An Elegant Obsession,” at 7:30pm on Friday, September 7th, 2018 in the Mabry Concert Hall.
This event will be hosted by the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA), and guests with reserved seating may attend a formal reception from 5:00pm-7:00pm at 416 College Street on the night of the premiere.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University, which turned 90 in April, experienced another big year, with new buildings and programs transforming the campus over the last 12 months.
Women’s volleyball and men’s football electrified the community this fall, and in August, thousands of people cheered as the afternoon sky went dark for nearly two minutes. As this 90th year comes to an end, here are some of the major stories that came out of Austin Peay in 2017.
Clarksville, TN – The Acuff Circle of Excellence has rebranded and refined its mission to better align with the organization with which it supports, APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA, or “seek-ah”). Beginning this fall, the Acuff Circle of Excellence is known as the CECA Advisory Board.
Clarksville, TN – After decades of rumors, speculations and wild hopes, a visual arts building is finally opening on the Austin Peay State University campus.
At 5:30pm on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017, the University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Art + Design Building, followed by the dedication of a donor wall and six rooms named after donors, a reception and a building tour.
13th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference to feature New York Times Bestselling Author and Historic Preservationist Robert Hicks as keynote
Clarksville, TN – New York Times bestselling author and historic preservationist Robert Hicks will bring his masterful storytelling to Clarksville this summer as the keynote speaker of the 13th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference, June 2nd and 3rd.
Recently named #2 in Nashville Lifestyles magazine’s top “100 Reasons to Love Nashville,” Hicks is the author of acclaimed novels The Widow of the South and A Separate Country and a noted historic preservationist who was instrumental in the restoration and preservation of the Historic Carnton Plantation, a focal point in the Battle of Franklin.
Clarksville, TN – The Twelfth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference will be held June 2nd and 3rd, 2016, on the campus of Austin Peay State University. The conference is put on by the Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council, in partnership with Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Arts Commission.
We are very honored to have as this year’s keynote speaker Jim Squires, former Tennessean reporter, former Chicago Tribune editor and author of much-buzzed-about political Roman a clef West End, published under the pen name Crockett White.
Clarksville, TN – Downtown Artists Co-op (DAC) is proud to announce ‘Wanderings’, an exhibit by member artists Leah Foote and Connie Livingston-Dunn. Glenda Rohner will also exhibit an installation art piece named “influence” in DAC’s window galleries this month.
The opening reception will be on Thursday, May 5th from 5:00pm till 8:00pm. “Wanderings” and “influence” will be on display through May 28th.
Leah and Connie titled their show Wanderings because that word fits so perfectly with their styles of art. Both find that, similar to the exploration of new locales and settings, their journeys in art are explorations of new subjects and techniques.
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