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The Awesome 80’s Prom Dances Through the Roxy Regional Theatre

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Written by Ken Davenport, “The Awesome 80’s Prom” at the Roxy Regional Theatre featured a cast that sparkled through the music of the era with not only audience participation throughout but sizzling singing and dancing.

Joe Filippo as Mr. Richard “Dick” Snelgrove, the principal, attempted to keep the boisterous cast in line as Stephanie Stafford as Mrs. Patty Lascalzo (or Mrs. L, the drama teacher) announced irrelevant interruptions such as the Alabama car parked in the wrong spot.

"The Awesome 80's Prom" currently playing at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

“The Awesome 80’s Prom” currently playing at the Roxy Regional Theatre.

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Roxy Regional Theatre presents “The Awesome ’80s Prom” starting this Friday, June 17th

 

Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of the hit interactive musical experience “The Awesome ’80s Prom”, hits the stage this Friday. The Production runs June 17th through July 9th. Get ready to party like it’s 1989! Step back in time, join the breakdance circle, and participate in all the high school drama.

Ken Davenport’s blast-from-the-past crowd favorite immerses the audience in the lives of characters competing for Prom King and Queen at the not-so-subtly-named Wanaget High. And, just like on “American Idol,” the audience decides who wins each night!

"The Awesome '80s Prom" stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

“The Awesome ’80s Prom” stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

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“The Awesome ’80s Prom” will be held at the Roxy Regional Theatre, June 17th – July 9th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – Get ready to party like it’s 1989! Step back in time, join the breakdance circle, and participate in all the high school drama at the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of the hit interactive musical experience “The Awesome ’80s Prom”, June 17th – July 9th.

Ken Davenport’s blast-from-the-past crowd favorite immerses the audience in the lives of characters competing for Prom King and Queen at the not-so-subtly-named Wanaget High. And, just like on “American Idol,” the audience decides who wins each night!

"The Awesome '80s Prom" stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

“The Awesome ’80s Prom” stars (Top L to R) Charles Robinson, Sarita Amani Nash, Ryan Bowie and Emily Rourke.

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CDE states Attorney General opinion supports Piper hiring

 

Clarksville Department of ElectricityClarksville, TNThe Tennessee Attorney General’s opinion was released today regarding the Power Board’s decision to hire Johnny Piper as Superintendent of the Clarksville Department of Electricity.  State Attorney General Robert Cooper, Jr. wrote that Piper’s hiring was legal and above board in all aspects of the law.

Cooper’s opinion agreed with those of attorneys Tim Harvey and David Sylvus who said that the board could not be regulated by local law because it is set up by the state Municipal Electric Plant Law.  Cooper wrote “A city governing body is not authorized to impose other criteria for the qualifications of the superintendent of the board… and, the board is not generally subject to the authority of the city governing body when the board exercises its powers to manage the electric plant.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Justice Department, HUD, hear citizen concerns on development, urban renewal

 
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CPRC member Don Sharpe speaks out against redevelopment at "fact-finding" community meeting

“Sued for a half million dollars for speaking out…”

“This ordinance is detrimental to the community…”

“The City Council ‘rubber stamped’ the mayor…”

“I don’t think they have a plan…”

“Our Leadership doesn’t want to listen to us….”

“CHA is a shadow, not a voice…”

“Preying on minority communities…”

“I’ve never been to a public forum where the public couldn’t speak…”

This is what representatives from the United States Department of Justice, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Institute for Justice  heard when they came to Clarksville Thursday to listen to community concerns about the about the city’s controversial redevelopment plans. Seventy people participated in a fact-finding meeting at the New Providence Community Center on Oak Street sponsored by the NAACP and the Urban Resource Center.

Walter Atkinson, Senior Conciliation Specialist with the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service (Southeast Region IV), in stating that the meeting was “to hear community concerns,” said his role was in part to try and avert “litigation.”

“I am here to listen and observe,” Atkinson said, noting that it was letters from NAACP Chapter President Jimmie Garland and Terry McMoore of the Urban Resource Center that focused federal attention on this local issue. Atkinson had been “in communication” with Mayor Johnny Piper and with the Downtown District Partnership Board. Piper, DDP members and most sitting City Councilors did not attend this meeting. Jim Doyle, who was not re-elected to his Ward 8 seat, along with newly elected councilors Candy Johnson, David Allen and Jeff Burkhart did attend the meeting and spoke with the Ward 6 constituency. «Read the rest of this article»

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