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The submissions window for Issue VII of the journal Violet Windows (A Journal of the Eccentric) will open on December 1, 2017. Kimberly Richardson holds titles. She  is also the owner of Viridian Tea Company, author for Dark Oak Press and Pro Se Press, a professional cemetery photographer, as well as the Editor in Chief and Founder…

CLARKSVILLE: “Ah, what fools these mortals be!”  An annual tradition at the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville takes a twist this fall with the Roxy Regional Theatre’s production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: The Musical, opening Friday, November 3, at 8:00 p.m.  In keeping with the theatre’s…

NASHVILLE: The Nashville Ballet will present three versions of The Nutcracker during the coming Christmas season. The origin of the Nutcracker, a classic Christmas Story, is a fairy tale ballet in two acts centered on a family’s Christmas Eve celebration. Alexandre Dumas Père’s adaptation of the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann…

NASHVILLE: Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will temporarily close a portion of I-24 on the downtown interstate loop for a bridge replacement and rehabilitation project this weekend. The closure is scheduled as follows: Friday, October 27 at 8 p.m. through Monday, October 30 at 6 a.m. The work will require a complete…

Theatre Memphis will count down the days to Christmas with a reprise of the perennial favorite, A Christmas Carol. The show runs from December 1-23. Miserly Ebeneezer Scrooge is approached by the ghostly vision of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, who warns him of an upcoming spiritual journey. An…

TENNESSEE: The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a Frost Advisory, which is in effect from 2 a.m. to 9 a.m CDT Wednesday. The first chilly air of fall has moved into Middle Tennessee, and along with that comes the potential for scattered frost. Late tonight into Wednesday morning, a few…

CLARKSVILLE: What has been generically called the “Civic Plaza” has been officially named the “Downtown Commons” and will open on November 24 (the day after Thanksgiving) with the unveiling of a new ice skating rink  just in time to launch the Christmas season. Black Friday shopping will be in direct competition…

It may take a certain technique to build a beautiful charcuterie board, but it takes even more precision, care, and patience to produce the luscious meats on display. PURE CHARCUTERIE: The Craft and Poetry of Curing Meats at Home by Meredith Leigh is an accessible, visual guide that walks the reader through the…

NASHVILLE:  Award-winning journalist Dan Rather brings his What Unites Us tour to Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, November 14 at 6:15 p.m. Rather will share his thoughts on the urgent national conversation taking place right now — and offer his unique insight into our place in history as we move forward. A Copy of Dan Rather’s…

Regions Bank is taking the next step to the future with the newest development in Automatic Teller service (ATMs). It’s a plastic world and many transactions — from theatre tickets to sports events to grocery shopping — are often paid for with a swipe of a card. ATMs are a…

NASHVILLE: Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will temporarily close a portion of I-24 on the downtown interstate loop for a bridge replacement and rehabilitation project this weekend. The closure is scheduled as follows: Friday, October 20 at 8 p.m. through Monday, October 23 at 6 a.m. The work will require a complete closure…

We’ve all seen movies that take us back in time to intricate dances from waltzes to the Virginia Reel.  If you’ve ever wanted to learn the dances of the Civil War, now is your Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center in Clarksville will hold a tutorial on Civil War dancing…

MEMPHIS: The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art exhibition “Coming to America: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach, 1914 – 1945” opens today  and will run through January 7, 2018. The sculptures of Gaston Lachaise, Robert Laurent, Elie Nadelman and William Zorach embody the vitality and vision of four modern artists who—arriving as immigrants in the United…

Editor’s Note:  Credit for this article goes to AARP but is relevant to everyone who has been annoyed or victimized by robo-calls. Have you been getting more and more robocalls on your phone? If so, you’re not alone, but relief could be on the way. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), cellphone providers…

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