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APSU hosts 17th annual Bread and Words reading on November 22nd

 

APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative ArtsClarksville, TN – Every November, on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, the Austin Peay State University Department of Languages and Literature hosts a benefit reading that not only celebrates the written word, but also raises public awareness of hunger in the local community.

(Front row) Laura McClister, Raven Jackson, (back row) Chase Davenport, Charles Booth and Ryan Boyd will all read during the November 22nd Bread and Words Benefit at APSU. (Photo by Rian Barger/APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

(Front row) Laura McClister, Raven Jackson, (back row) Chase Davenport, Charles Booth and Ryan Boyd will all read during the November 22nd Bread and Words Benefit at APSU. (Photo by Rian Barger/APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

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APSU Center for Excellence for the Creative Arts awarded the 2010-11 Ovation awards

 

Acuff Chair of ExcellenceClarksville, TN – The Acuff Circle of Excellence Community Advisory Board of the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts presented its annual Ovation Awards on Sunday, March 6th to those who have made significant contributions to the artistic and cultural life of the Clarksville community.

The Ovation Awards were established in 1995 by the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts.

Dr. Anne Glass after bring presented with the George Mabry Award by Soli Fott

Dr. Anne Glass after bring presented with the George Mabry Award by Soli Fott

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Betty Liles brings the glory of Autumn to Silke’s Evening with the Artist

 

Silke's Old World BreadsThis month the Evening with the Artist at Silke’s Old World Breads features the talented Betty Pierce Liles, an artist from Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and her exhibition entitled “Autumnal Equinox”.

The show opens on Saturday, October 31st with the reception being held at Silke’s Old World Breads from 6:30pm till 8:00 pm. The reception is free and open to the public, and refreshments are provided. Betty’s art will remain on display throughout the months of October and November.

Jacob's Ladder by Betty Liles

Jacob's Ladder by Betty Liles

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This weekends “Evening with the Artists” to feature Richard Hogan

 

The August 15th Evening with the Artists posterWhen you talk to people about the arts in Clarksville, Montgomery County Tennessee you will frequently find Silke Tyler’s name mentioned. Who is she? She is the proprietor of Silke’s Old World Breads located at 1214A College Street, she is also the hostess of the wonderful bi-monthly “Evening with the Artists” art exhibition. The next show will be held on Saturday August 15th from 6:30pm till 8:00pm. There is no cost for admission, and Silke provides her delicious food as refreshments.

The “Evening with the Artists” event brings together Silke’s great food, outstanding friends and acquaintances, and some of the finest art and artists in our community. This month the featured artist will be Richard Hogan. Previous featured artists included Jim Hancock and his Mediterranean reflections, the alternative process images of Heidi Hopkins and Winni Bagley, and the expert photography of Alan Goldstein, among many others; which unfortunately are too numerous to be able to mention all of them here.

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Mediterranean reflections shine at Silke’s Evening with the Artists

 

The photography exhibit by Jim Hancock consists of 24 visually striking images from cities dotting the Mediterranean coastline. The images give us glimpses of Italian villas, Corsican harbors, Spanish Markets, among many others. You can view his work at Silke’s Old World Breads during the next month between 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. While you are there, be sure to try their food, especially their excellent gourmet pizza!

Artist Jim Hancock is introduced to a friend of Bakery owner Silke Tyler. In the background is his piece Three wooden boats photographed in Anjaccio, Corsica

Artist Jim Hancock is introduced to a friend of Bakery owner Silke Tyler. In the background is his piece Three wooden boats photographed in Anjaccio, Corsica

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