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“Fortnite” animator Kaye Vassey visits with Austin Peay State University Art Students

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – “Fortnite” lead technical animator Kaye Vassey’s art origin story involves her grandfather’s tractor doodles and, of course, Bob Ross. “My grandfather was a World War II Marine Corps vet – full on Marine Corps tattoo on the arm, the South Pacific war horror stories, the whole thing,” Vassey recalled to an animation class at Austin Peay State University.

“But what he really wanted – his family were plumbers, so he became a plumber – was to be an artist.

Kaye Vassey, lead technical animator of Epic Games’ “Fortnite,” speaks to an Austin Peay animation class on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018.

Kaye Vassey, lead technical animator of Epic Games’ “Fortnite,” speaks to an Austin Peay animation class on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018.

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“Fortnite” lead technical animator Kaye Vassey to visit Austin Peay State University

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome animator and comic strip artist, Kaye Vassey, to Austin Peay State University.

“We’re super excited to have Kaye Vassey visit Austin Peay State University,” Scott Raymond, associate professor of animation, said.

On October 23rd, animator and comic strip artist Kaye Vassey will give a lecture at the Austin Peay State University ARt + Design Building.

On October 23rd, animator and comic strip artist Kaye Vassey will give a lecture at the Austin Peay State University ARt + Design Building.

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Nashville Zoo’s Outdoor Movie Series Kicks Off April 24th

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Nashville Zoo’s outdoor movie series, Zoovies, kicks off Friday, April 24th. Guests can pack a picnic, put down a blanket and enjoy Epic as the sun goes down.

Zoovies take place after the Zoo closes at 6:00pm. Guests can enjoy inflatables and games, face painters and rides on the Wild Animal Carousel. When the sun goes down, the evening’s movie will play on a giant inflatable screen on Festival Field.

Zoovies are included with Zoo admission or membership. For non-members arriving after the Zoo closes at 6:00pm, the cost is $6.00. Wild Animal Carousel and face painting are additional fees.

Nashville Zoo's Zoovies. (Amiee Stubbs)

Nashville Zoo’s Zoovies. (Amiee Stubbs)

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Movies in the Park this Saturday

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Join Clarksville Parks and Recreation this Saturday, August 20th, at Heritage Park Soccer Fields for this month’s Movies in the Park event, featuring the hit movie – “How to Train Your Dragon,” which is rated PG.

All movies begin at dusk, with pre-show activities beginning an hour prior. Be sure to bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs.  As always, you are welcome to bring your picnic basket, but concessions will be available.

Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

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Movies in the Park 2011 season to kick off May 28th

 

Movies in the ParkClarksville, TN – Movies in the Park, the FREE outdoor movie series at the Heritage Park Soccer fields, wrapped up its 2010 season with record attendance numbers.

The eight 2010 Movies in the Park films had an average crowd of more than 500 moviegoers per movie throughout the season. Monsters v. Aliens on May 22nd set an attendance record for the 5-year-old series with a crowd of more than 1,300 people.

Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

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