March 11, 2015
Clarksville, TN – As final remnants of last week’s snow and ice storm quickly melt away and temperatures rise into the 60s, it is a reminder the 21st annualGovernors Bass Tournament is just around the corner.
This year’s edition will be held Saturday, May 16th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park. Last season’s tourney drew 227 boats.
February 27, 2015
Clarksville, TN – The celebrated tenor Lawrence Brownlee will be in concert at the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the campus ofin the Music/Mass Communication Building, Eighth and Marion Streets, Clarksville, Tennessee this Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at 7:30pm.
It is phenomenal to have Brownlee in Clarksville between engagements in Europe, the Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall. He is the most in-demand American tenor in the world singing the bel canto repertoire. Brownlee sings with “elegance and grace” and has a voice that has been described as astonishingly beautiful and powerful.
February 14, 2015
Clarksville TN – Local singer/songwriter Lydia Walker has become a household name in recent years. She has performed at numerous festivals, events, coffee shops, churches, and colleges in our region of Middle Tennessee and Southern KY.
Her music can be described as Contemporary Folk, accompanied by her acoustic guitar and occasionally a ukulele. She has taken the stage hundreds of times, sharing her songs with as many people as she can.
February 11, 2015
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, February 7th, Clarksville Parks and Recreation along with Planters Bank held the 3rd annual Chocolate Affair at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center located at 1190 Cumberland Drive.
Those in attendance had the opportunity to sample products from local vendors, restaurants and groceries. It was a festive event with everyone all smiles as they indulged in chocolate delights.
February 9, 2015
Clarksville, TN – It was my first visit to Chocolate Affair sponsored by Planters Bank and the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department. At a cost of a mere $15.00, it was the bargain of the year. Seventeen vendors gave every attendee at least one piece of superb chocolate—and what a variety of treats!
Magician Russ Nowack startled chocolate eaters with appearing and disappearing coins and other mind-boggling feats. D J Folley of Big Fish Entertainment kept the music lively as kids in the audience showed off their moves.
“Honky Tonk Angels” Brings Classic Country Hits to the Roxy Regional Theatre, February 13th – March 7th
February 9, 2015
Clarksville, TN – Move over, Tammy, Dolly and Loretta … there’s a new trio in town! Classic country gets a musical makeover in Ted Swindley’s “Honky Tonk Angels” at the, beginning February 13th at 8:00pm.
Audiences who could not get enough of Always…Patsy Cline will find the perfect match in creator Ted Swindley’s follow-up, which combines over 30 classic country tunes (including “I’ll Fly Away,” “Stand by Your Man,” “Harper Valley PTA,” “9 to 5,” “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “Ode to Billy Jo,” “These Boots Are Made for Walking,” “Rocky Top” and “I Will Always Love You”) with a hilarious story about three gutsy gals who are determined to better their lives and follow their dreams to Nashville.
Delight in the World of Beatrix Potter with “Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, January 17th – February 7th
January 12, 2015
Clarksville, TN – Start out the new year with a delightful romp through the world of a coterie of animals which have captivated young and old alike for over a century. The tales of beloved author and illustrator Beatrix Potter take center stage at thein “Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail” for four consecutive Saturday afternoons, January 17th – February 7th.
Join Peter Rabbit, Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail, when they meet Mr. McGregor, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Samuel Whiskers, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mittens, Moppet and Tom Kitten, all in this wonderful, colorful revival of the Beatrix Potter classics.
December 31, 2014
Clarksville, TN – On New Year’s Eve, the Clarksville Transit System will again offer safe rides home.
“Operation Safe Ride” is a free service open to anyone who is too impaired to drive home. People who live within the Clarksville city limits can call 931.553.2429 for a ride home between the hours of 11:00pm and 4:00am.
December 8, 2014
The parade is hosted by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government, and made possible by the support of Agero. And the other sponsors.
December 4, 2014
David Sedaris’ “The Santaland Diaries” Offers Cynical Look at Holidays
Clarksville, TN – Have yourself a cynical little Christmas … David Sedaris’ hilarious one-man show “The Santaland Diaries” plays the ‘s theotherspace for four nights only, December 8th – December 16th.
In Joe Mantello’s adaptation of Sedaris’ acclaimed satirical essay, Ryan Bowie stars as an out-of-work actor who decides to become a Macy’s elf during the holiday crunch. At first the job is simply humiliating, but once the thousands of visitors start pouring through Santa’s workshop, he becomes battle weary and cynical, occasionally taking out his frustrations on the children and parents alike.