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Austin Peay State University’s Community School of the Arts announces new Fall Virtual Classes

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Community School of the Arts (CSA) at Austin Peay State University (APSU) has announced its class lineup for fall – incorporating new virtual classes. The instruction will continue to be top-notch and personable, but with the added safety and comfort of home.

Community School of the Arts at Austin Peay State University to add Virtual Classes this Fall. (APSU)

Community School of the Arts at Austin Peay State University to add Virtual Classes this Fall. (APSU)

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 17th-18th, 2019

 

Tennessee State ParksClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events include: Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival, Candlelight Yoga at the Cave, and Unknown Realms.

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

Dunbar Cave Hummingbird and Butterfly Festival

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for July 20th – 21st, 2019

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

The upcoming events include: Candlelight Yoga at the Cave, Make a Butterfly Feeder and Unknown Realms.

Dunbar Cave State Park.

Dunbar Cave State Park.

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Austin Peay State University Community School for the Arts offers writing class to veterans, families

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After Ellen Taylor walked into the room, she nudged her desk slightly to face the center of the classroom. The move, whether conscious or unconscious, signaled something intrinsic to the class that was about to start.

Taylor was ready to share. Her classmates were ready to share.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

Joe Shakeenab and Jeff Bagley, both 28-year Army veterans, discuss the stories they’re working on in Writing for Military and Families, a class offered at Austin Peay State University through the Community School of the Arts.

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Clarksville Academy Students to perform “The Montgomery County Chronicles” at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Clarksville AcademyClarksville, TN – Clarksville Academy students will present two free public viewings of a new play about the history of Clarksville. “The Montgomery County Chronicles: A Tribute to History, Community, and Leadership” is a new stage play, created by Shana Thornton, local author and publisher, that is scheduled to debut at The Roxy Regional Theatre for two performances.

“The Montgomery County Chronicles: A Tribute to History, Community, and Leadership” will be performed by Clarksville Academy Students at the Roxy Regional Theatre on May 3rd and May 5th.

“The Montgomery County Chronicles: A Tribute to History, Community, and Leadership” will be performed by Clarksville Academy Students at the Roxy Regional Theatre on May 3rd and May 5th.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum October 2017 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in October at the Museum are: The X Housewife Portraits by Kit Kite, Ed Nash: Terrain, Ann Nichols: Split Focus, Tamara Reynolds: Southern Route, and Veiled Abstractions: L.A. Bachman.

LA Bachman - Tap

LA Bachman – Tap

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Customs House Museum to hold Women Writers’ Hour Event

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum will kick off the month of October with a Writers’ Hour in conjunction with the exhibit This Is My Story. The event takes place on October 1st, 2017 at 2:00pm and will include readings by some of the women featured in the show.

Women writers representing multiple decades shared their thoughts of who they are on Mother’s Day. Their writings are suspended on cloth, hung “clothesline style” in the Museum’s Jostens Gallery.

This Is My Story

This Is My Story

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Grace Among the Leavings Debuts at the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Local author Beverly Fisher was present in theotherspace at the Roxy Regional Theater on Monday, June 20th, as her novella “Grace Among the Leavings” turned dramatic presentation debuted in Clarksville.

Based on Fisher’s family research and Civil War gleanings, “Grace Among The Leavings” tells the story of eleven-year-old Grace Meadows and her family’s hard times in the wake of war.

It features Ava DoVanne, a rising seventh grader, in the starring role. As Grace, DoVanne showed her command of the script and the stage in her performance.

“Grace Among the Leavings” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

“Grace Among the Leavings” at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum April 2016 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in April at the Museum are: A Woman’s Touch: Celebrating Tennessee Crafts, James Alexander: Sculptural Thinkings, Elizabeth LaPenna: Expressions in Color, A Time of Mourning, Cast of Blues, Hook Rug Demonstration, and Women Writers Hour.

Cast of Blues - B.B. King

Cast of Blues – B.B. King

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Clarksville’s First Thursday Art Walk to take place June 4th, 2015

 

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 scheduled for July 3rd.

First Thursday Art Walk in downtown Clarksville scheduled for July 3rd.

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