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Cooling at the Cave back, bigger than ever

 

Dunbar Cave State ParkClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave hosted its annual Cooling at the Cave on Saturday, July 27th, 2019, drawing what some said was the largest crowd ever for the event that takes the citizens of Clarksville more than half-a-century back in time.

Hundreds enjoyed the music of Clarksville’s own Cumberland Winds Jazz Project, under the direction of Mike Ritter. The band set up near the mouth of the cave, from which spills cool air year round. A feature that decades ago made Dunbar Cave the most popular venue in town.

Friends of Dunbar Cave hosted its annual Cooling at the Cave, with a live musical performance by Clarksville's own Cumberland Winds Jazz Project.

Friends of Dunbar Cave hosted its annual Cooling at the Cave, with a live musical performance by Clarksville’s own Cumberland Winds Jazz Project.

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Austin Peay State University to hold world premiere of new play by writer John Patrick Shanley

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) assistant professor of acting and directing Talon Beeson doesn’t like to brag, but he couldn’t help himself during a recent recruiting event in Ohio.

Along with promotional materials about the APSU Department of Theatre and Dance, he brought along a simple flyer announcing the department’s 2019-20 season.

John Patrick Shanley

John Patrick Shanley

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Acuff Chair Warren Jones to perform at APSU Mabry Concert Hall, December 1st

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The acclaimed pianist Warren Jones, a distinguished long-time faculty member at Manhattan School of Music and the Music Academy of the West, will present a free public concert to the Clarksville community at 7:30pm, Saturday, December 1st, 2018 in the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Mabry Concert Hall.

Acclaimed pianist Warren Jones to perform at APSU.

Acclaimed pianist Warren Jones to perform at APSU.

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Principal with LA Philharmonic to visit Austin Peay State University as Acuff Chair for Clarinet Day

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 Boris Allakhverdyan, principal clarinet in the Los Angeles Philharmonic, will visit Austin Peay State University for the APSU Department of Music’s annual Clarinet Day celebration.

The day will consist of master classes, recitals, breakout sessions from regional clarinet professors and teachers, vendors with mouthpieces, reeds, music and instruments to try and a clarinet choir for all participants.

Boris Allakhverdyan, principal clarinet in the Los Angeles Philharmonic, to visit Austin Peay State University.

Boris Allakhverdyan, principal clarinet in the Los Angeles Philharmonic, to visit Austin Peay State University.

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave, a Natural Treasure

 

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Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Dunbar Cave State Park will intrigue nature lovers, history buffs, spelunkers and budding archeologists. This 144-acre park in Clarksville is situated around Dunbar Cave which has the distinction of being the 280th largest cave complex in the world, stretching 8.5 miles toward the center of the earth.

The entrance to Dunbar Cave was inhabited by local prehistoric peoples for thousands of years before settlers arrived.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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APSU Art + Design and CECA celebrate Acuff class with new exhibit

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Department of Art + Design and the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts celebrate this year’s Acuff Chair of Excellence, Sonya Clark, with an exhibition of work created by students in the course, Measuring Histories.

The exhibition will be in The New Gallery for a one-day only event, opening on May 2nd, 2018 from 9:00am–5:00pm. The exhibit will reopen with a free public reception from 7:00pm-9:00pm, where Sonya Clark and student artists will be present.

Sonya Clark

Sonya Clark

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2017-2018 Acuff Chair of Excellence is Award-winning textile artist Sonya Clark

 

Acuff Circle of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – Award-winning textile artist Sonya Clark will return to the campus of Austin Peay State University as the 2017-2018 Acuff Chair of Excellence. Clark was selected as this year’s Acuff Chair by the faculty of the APSU Department of Art + Design after an overwhelmingly positive response to her first APSU visit in March 2017 as part of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) Visiting Artist Lecture series.

This spring, Clark will facilitate a course for APSU art students, titled “Measuring Histories,” which will be an in-depth extension of her featured PBS Art Assignment episode of the same name.

Sonya Clark

Sonya Clark

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Tremendous turnout for Cooling at the Cave

 

Dunbar Cave State ParkClarksville, TN – On Saturday, July 29th, 2017, the Friends of Dunbar Cave held their annual Cooling at the Cave event at Dunbar Cave State Park from 3:00pm until 5:00pm. Cooling at the Cave is a family event. This year’s music was provided by Cumberland Winds Jazz Project, an 18-piece ensemble that was perfect for the venue.

Cooling at the Cave is a celebration of the culture that was around the cave that Roy Acuff brought to the area.

Cooling at the Cave

Cooling at the Cave

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APSU Department of Theatre and Dance to host Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – APSU Department of Theatre and Dance will have Latin Grammy winners Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band perform Friday, April 8th in Austin Peay State University’s Trahern Theatre as this spring’s APSU Roy Acuff Chair of Excellence recipients.

The performance starts at 7:00pm.

Latin Grammy Award winners Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band to perform at Austin Peay State University’s Trahern Theatre Friday, April 8th.

Latin Grammy Award winners Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band to perform at Austin Peay State University’s Trahern Theatre Friday, April 8th.

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Austin Peay State University to host comedy legends The Second City September 5th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – At 7:30pm on Saturday, September 5th, Chicago’s famed sketch and improv comedy theater, The Second City, will return to Austin Peay State University’s Trahern Theatre with “The Second City: Fully Loaded.”

This new show will feature classic material made famous by Second City stars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell, as well as brand new scenes, songs and improv from the theater’s sold-out shows in Chicago and Toronto.

“The Second City: Fully Loaded” coming to Austin Peay September 5th. ( Todd Rosenberg 2015)

“The Second City: Fully Loaded” coming to Austin Peay September 5th. ( Todd Rosenberg 2015)

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