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What is happening to Downtown Clarksville

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County is in the middle of an economic boom like never before, bringing exceptional success stories right along with it. In the past few years we have welcomed Hankook, Google and LG to the neighborhood; began the much asked for commercial development along Madison Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, and both residential and commercial growth in the Exit 1 area is like no one 20 years ago could have ever predicted.

Downtown Clarksville

Downtown Clarksville

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APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts receives grant to bolster efforts with local school teachers

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts recently received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to expand the University’s arts education partnership with the local school system.

Randy Barron, a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts teaching artist, led workshops last October as part of the CECA-CMCSS Partners in Education program. (APSU)

Randy Barron, a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts teaching artist, led workshops last October as part of the CECA-CMCSS Partners in Education program. (APSU)

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Vendor spots still available for 14th annual Frolic on Franklin

 

Frolic on FranklinClarksville, TN – With over a month to go, booth space at the 14th annual “Frolic on Franklin: A Celebration of the Arts” is already going quickly.  Less than ten slots remain for artists and arts demonstrators at this year’s event.

Interested artists may download a vendor application at www.roxyregionaltheatre.org/frolic.  Completed applications, with a $30.00 entry fee, must be received by Monday, August 12th.

Frolic on Franklin will be held on Saturday, September 14th, 2019 from 8:30am to 3:30pm, in the 100-block of Franklin Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville.

14th Annual Frolic on Franklin is set for Saturday, September 14th.

14th Annual Frolic on Franklin is set for Saturday, September 14th.

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Roxy Regional Theatre finishes Season 36 with “Damn Yankees”, August 2nd-24th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre, Clarksville’s oldest professional theatre, is hitting it out of the park to close Season 36 of live entertainment on the corner of Franklin Street and First Street with the home-run hit musical “Damn Yankees”.

“Damn Yankees” opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Friday, August 2nd, at 8:00pm.  In keeping with the theatre’s traditional pay-what-you-can opening night, all tickets not pre-sold at the regular price will go on sale at 7:30pm that evening for a $5.00 minimum donation.

Quinten Patrick Busey, Stacy Turner and Donald Groves star in "Damn Yankees" at the Roxy Regional Theatre, August 2nd-24th.

Quinten Patrick Busey, Stacy Turner and Donald Groves star in “Damn Yankees” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, August 2nd-24th.

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Roxy Regional Theatre presents “Summer Company Cabaret” on Wednesday, July 24th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – You’ve loved them in “Charley’s Aunt”. You’re looking forward to seeing them in “Damn Yankees”. Now watch them strut their stuff in the Roxy Regional Theatre “Summer Company Cabaret”.

For one evening only, this coming Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 at 7:00pm, join us for a special night of music and entertainment featuring the talented company of professional actors who come to the Roxy Regional Theatre from all over the country.

Roxy Regional Theatre's "Summer Company Cabaret" set for this Wednesday, July 24th

Roxy Regional Theatre’s “Summer Company Cabaret” set for this Wednesday, July 24th

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to be held July 11th, 2019

 

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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Roxy Regional Theatre presents the comedy “Charley’s Aunt”, July 12th – 27th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The delightfully nutty British farce “Charley’s Aunt” opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Friday, July 12th, at 8:00pm, complete with young lovers, mistaken identity, eccentric characters and lots of hilarious twists and turns along the way.

Fans of Oscar Wilde’s comedies and the British sitcom Fawlty Towers — and those who simply love to laugh — will not want to miss the latest entertainment offering coming to the corner of Franklin Street and First Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville.

Ryan Bowie, Bryan Plummer and Ian Alexander Erbe star in "Charley's Aunt" at the Roxy Regional Theatre, July 12th - July 27th.

Ryan Bowie, Bryan Plummer and Ian Alexander Erbe star in “Charley’s Aunt” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, July 12th – July 27th.

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Clarksville Transit System celebrates Independence Day with Free Rides July 3rd

 

Clarksville Transit SystemClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Transit System (CTS) will be offering free rides all day on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019, in celebration of Independence Day.

CTS wants to provide passengers an opportunity to get their Independence Day shopping done and enjoy a free ride on the City of Clarksville.

Clarksville Transit System Patrons ride free Wednesday, July 3rd.

Clarksville Transit System Patrons ride free Wednesday, July 3rd.

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14th Annual Frolic on Franklin accepting Vendor Applications

 

Frolic on FranklinClarksville, TN – The 14th annual “Frolic on Franklin: A Celebration of the Arts” is currently accepting applications for booth space.

The event will be held on Saturday, September 14th, from 8:30am to 3:30pm, in the 100-block of Franklin Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville.

Coordinated by the Roxy Regional Theatre, the street event offers 30 vendor spaces where artists can showcase and sell fine arts and hand-crafted items, such as photography, paintings and drawings, pottery, jewelry, glass items, and more. The event also includes a variety of entertainment and kids’ activities throughout the day.

14th Annual Frolic on Franklin is set for Saturday, September 14th.

14th Annual Frolic on Franklin is set for Saturday, September 14th.

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Roxy Regional Theatre Larger-Than-Life Texas Governor in “Ann” at theotherspace, June 24th – July 2nd

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – This month, the legendary late Governor of Texas Ann Richards will be the focus of an inspiring and hilarious play at the Roxy Regional Theatre on the corner of Franklin Street and First Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville, bringing audiences face-to-face with a complex, colorful and captivating character bigger than the state from which she hailed.

“Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.”  Borrowing a phrase from cartoonist Bob Thaves to argue for more women in positions of power, feisty politician Ann Richards came to national attention when she delivered the keynote address at the 1988 Democratic National Convention.  

Sara Anderson stars in "Ann" at the Roxy Regional Theatre's theotherspace, June 24th - July 2nd.

Sara Anderson stars in “Ann” at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s theotherspace, June 24th – July 2nd.

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