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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held February 6th, 2020

 

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

First Thursday Art Walk in Downtown Clarksville

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Thrive Creative Group Leader Lorilee Rager is Honored with APSU Mann Distinguished Alumni Award

 

Thrive Creative GroupClarksville, TN – Thrive Creative Group, LLC owner & Chief Creative Problem Solver, Lorilee Rager has been honored with the Austin Peay State University first annual Mann Distinguished Alumni Award.

In 2017, Clarksville resident, Jim Mann funded the “Wall of Legacy” that lives on the second floor in the new Art + Design Building at Austin Peay State University.

Lorilee Rager

Lorilee Rager

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Austin Peay State University receives donation to establish James T. and Dorothy Mann Wall of Legacy in APSU Department of Art + Design

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When longtime Austin Peay State University art professor and acclaimed sculptor Olen Bryant died in July, Clarksville resident Jim Mann understood as well as anyone what both the University and the Clarksville community lost.

James T. and Dorothy Mann inside the APSU Department of Art + Design at the Wall of Legacy.

James T. and Dorothy Mann inside the APSU Department of Art + Design at the Wall of Legacy.

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A Look Back at Austin Peay State University in 2017

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

The Austin Peay Volleyball team is the 2017 OVC Champions.

The Austin Peay Volleyball team is the 2017 OVC Champions.

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Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) Advisory Board

 

CECA Advisory BoardClarksville, 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.

The Acuff Circle of Excellence has been renamed as the CECA Advisory Board.

The Acuff Circle of Excellence has been renamed as the CECA Advisory Board.

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APSU to hold Art + Design Building ribbon cutting ceremony September 12th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

Austin Peay State University's new Art and Design Building

Austin Peay State University’s new Art and Design Building

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Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre presents “The Secret Garden” an Enchanting Musical, November 13th – 27th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The haunting moors of England will come to life at the Roxy Regional Theatre in the enchanting musical “The Secret Garden”, playing November 13th through November 27th.

Based on the enduring family classic penned over a century ago by Frances Hodgson Burnett, this Tony Award-winning musical, with book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman and music by Lucy Simon, soars to new heights under the direction of Tom Thayer.

"The Secret Garden" at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars Virginia Richardson.

“The Secret Garden” at the Roxy Regional Theatre stars Virginia Richardson.

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11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference to be held June 4th and 5th

 

Clarksville Writers ConferenceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council, in partnership with Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Arts Commission, is pleased to announce the Eleventh Annual Clarksville Writers Conference, being held June 4th and 5th, 2015, on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

We are very honored to have as this year’s keynote speaker Sharyn McCrumb, award-winning Southern writer best known for her Appalachian “Ballad” novels, including the New York Times bestsellers The Ballad of Tom Dooley and She Walks These Hills, and the forthcoming Prayers the Devil Answers.

Sharyn McCrumb to keynote 11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference.

Sharyn McCrumb to keynote 11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference.

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11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference announces New York Times Bestselling Author Sharyn McCrumb as Keynote Speaker

 

Clarksville Writers ConferenceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council, in partnership with Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Arts Commission, is pleased to announce the Eleventh Annual Clarksville Writers Conference, being held June 4th and 5th, 2015, on the campus of Austin Peay State University.

We are very honored to have as this year’s keynote speaker Sharyn McCrumb, award-winning Southern writer best known for her Appalachian “Ballad” novels, including the New York Times bestsellers The Ballad of Tom Dooley and She Walks These Hills, and the forthcoming Prayers the Devil Answers.

Sharyn McCrumb to keynote 11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference.

Sharyn McCrumb to keynote 11th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference.

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Litte Women: The Musical is sure to please at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy regional Theatre is currently staging the production of Louisa May Alcott’s classic Little women. These books have been a childhood favorite for generations of little girls. As the Roxy regional Theatre’s first release for the show states Louisa May Alcott’s acclaimed story of love and family stands the test of time.

The Musical brings together the best from the books along with the talented cast of actresses and actors put together by the Roxy. The cast is outstanding the cast is simply outstanding!

Litte Women: The Musical is sure to please at the Roxy Regional Theatre

Litte Women: The Musical is sure to please at the Roxy Regional Theatre

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