Topic: Paige King
Clarksville, TN – The Historic Downtown Clarksville Association (DCA), is proud to announce the First Thursday ArtWalk for February, 2012.
This months artwalk will be held on February 2nd, 5:00pm until 8:00pm, and as always will be held in the shops and galleries on Franklin Street, Strawberry Alley, Main Street and Second Street. Participating merchants include The Framemaker, Ingredients, New South Coffee, ARTifacts, Hodgepodge, and many more. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Eve Ensler’s touching, often hilarious series of monologues about women and performed by women has played to packed houses around the country, and the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of “The Vagina Monologues”, opening January 6th at 8:00pm, is no exception.
Clarksville, TN – As a manager of a downtown business, I get asked all the time about my shop, and other downtown shops and why we choose to be part of a downtown community. Why did we decide to be here versus a strip mall, independent building or in the mall. Well, I know what the owner of ARTifacts, Paige King, would say. But I can’t say for sure what the reasoning for the other business owners in downtown would say.
So I decided it was time to ask! I thought it would be a good idea to ask all the members of the Downtown Clarksville Association (DCA) all the questions we get asked daily and share them with you here. Starting with Ingredients – and continuing with all the businesses who decide to participate in this segment of feature articles. I hope this gives you insight of the downtown shops, restaurants and businesses. I know it has helped me! «Read the rest of this article»
The Downtown Clarksville Association kicks off the New Year in style with the First Thursday Art Walk
Clarksville, TN – The First Art Walk of the New Year kicked off last night with a mega exhibit by the Friends of Photography at the Downtown Artists Co-op. Alan Goldstein and Tony Centonze both had some really great pieces. Alan has been featured in Clarksville Online with his photographs documenting of the demolition of the old Gateway Hospital.
At Paige King’s Hodgepodge, Beth Ryan was exhibiting her work, she has some wonderful landscapes and wildlife paintings that she creates is a backyard art studio which she shares with her husband.
While ARTifacts Emporium was a buzz about a new silversmith who has started selling her wares at the unique and eleccetic shop.
Eve Ensler’s touching, often hilarious series of monologues about women and performed by women has played to packed houses around the country, and the Roxy production is no exception. This year’s series will star Faith Boles and Roslyn Seale, with guest performances by Amber Wallace (week one), Jill Eichhorn (week two), Melissa Schaffner (week three), Paige King (week four) and Kate Smith (week five). «Read the rest of this article»
I’m proud to know the “Mayor of Franklin Street,” and I call her my dear friend as well. She’s been mayor longer than John E. Piper, or even before we entered the Guinness Book of World Records by having two women as mayors. Au contraire, we have three: McMillan, Bowers and King.
Paige King has changed my life, my attitude and my mind. She lets me see the cup as half full. I was not so slowly turning into a drudge and could only think of all we lacked. Paige has helped me see the treasure we have and how we can move it forward and make it bigger and better. If one is allowed more than one best friend, Paige King is mine.
Her shop, Hodgepodge, puts me in mind of all the unique shops I haunt when I’m outside of Clarksville. Now I can joyfully haunt one here. She said that having a theatre helped seal her decision to settle in Clarksville, which is nice to say and even more to mean. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for The monthly Art Walk, on October 7th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Kendall Welsh from ARTifacts sent us this information about October’s artistic extravaganza.
ARTifacts Emporium will celebrate two artists this artwalk; Gail Meyer and Pamela Settle. When asked about her art, Gail says, “Passion….Drama….Movement! I believe art should portray deep feelings and evoke the senses through a visual display of hues, shapes and design. Art is pure creation…the window of imagination, a portrait of life and my venue of personal expression.” «Read the rest of this article»
The Roose Vintage Sale is Clarksville’s answer to all of those fabulous “occasional sales” happening too far away from us! Most are held in a barn or out in someone’s field, but we’re going to use the space above ARTifacts—thus the moniker, “The Roost.”
It is spring time again, and April is upon us. That means one thing, Rivers and Spires is just around the corner! The free three day festival will be held on April 15th-17th. It brings people from across the country to Historic Downtown Clarksville to enjoy some of the best entertainment, unique arts & crafts, and the distinctive culture our city has to offer.
One of the biggest impacts of the festival is the exposure it brings for downtown businesses. The festival was unanimously hailed by downtown business owners as one of the biggest benefits to their businesses throughout the year.
Lets take a walk through the downtown area and see what they had to say about the Rivers and Spires festival… «Read the rest of this article»
You’re invited to join the merchants of Historic Downtown Clarksville for The monthly Art Walk, on April 1st from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Kendall Welsh from ARTifacts sent us this information about April’s artistic extravaganza.
Four diverse young artists will bringing their work to the Austin Peay Downtown Gallery in April for a month-long group exhibit. The show, which will feature APSU art alumni Janelle Costello, Caroline Tuzeneu, Sam Matthews and William Arnett Gentry, opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. on April 1, and it will run through May 1.
The show will feature startlingly original work, such as Costello’s diorama-like photography collages that depict surreal scenes of imagined narratives.
“The intent of this body of work is to invite the viewer to temporarily escape the mundane by accentuating the beauty of make-believe,” she said. «Read the rest of this article»
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