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Arts ’Round the Square is not far in the future. It’s Sept. 28 this year, the same weekend as Eye Full of Paris and the school systems’ celebration of 100 years of the Paris Special School District and 50 years of Henry County High School.

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The winning team at the trivia night competition at the Henry County Fair included (from left) Daniel Copeland, Mike Brown, Timmy Williams, Jonathan Lodge (wearing the Brainiac Crown), Arthur Lodge and Randall Perry. The competition took place Aug. 5.

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More than three dozen youngsters will hit the Krider Performing Arts Center stage July 19-21 to present Disney’s “Frozen JR.” — based on the 2018 Broadway musical.

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The oldest son of the legendary Merle Haggard will be on stage July 13 at the Krider Performing Arts Center in Paris.

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Saturday’s first-ever Tennessee River Jam should sell out and be at its 4,000-person capacity, according to Travis McLeese, the executive director of the Paris-Henry County Chamber of Commerce, which is sponsoring the music-filled event.

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Joe Diffie won a Grammy award in 1999 for his thoughtful country music.   His songs, which reflect the challenges and triumphs in his own life, show heart and joy.

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Confederate Railroad, which is part of the main show in the Tennessee River Jam on Saturday, began gaining traction in the early 1990s, breaking into the country and southern rock music scenes.

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A singer-guitarist who reached country fame with the group Trick Pony, an up-and-comer from North Dakota, and an Alabama boy who’s a throwback to the outlaw country music days of the 1970s should make for a spicy Saturday as part of the Tennessee River Jam at The Breakers Marina.

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Paris native Lydia Shoemaker grew up singing, and sang with the Henry County High School Madrigals as a teenager. Now, Shoemaker is a senior music major at Union University in Jackson, although she still carries with her a deep love for her hometown.

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Luke Stauffer of Abbott’s Print Shop helps Brad Wirgau (hidden behind the signs) get the merchandising area ready under the picnic pavilion at Paris Landing State Park Wednesday morning. Also in that area will be food vendors.

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Starting tonight, you can join the tribe of the Age of Aquarius and celebrate the ’60s counterculture in all its barefoot, long-haired, bell-bottomed, beaded and fringed glory at the Roxy Regional Theater at the corner of Franklin and First in downtown Clarksville. 

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For genuine country music fans, Conway Twitty was — and still is — an icon.  He had 55 No. 1 hits and had millions of fans all over the world.

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The new lead singer of Blood, Sweat and Tears will be at Discovery Park of America in Union City Thursday. Keith Paluso will appear at the park’s “Rhythm on the Rails.”

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Paris native Sammy Goldstein returns home at 7 p.m. Saturday for a concert at the Krider Performing Arts Center. Called “Celebrating Hollywood, Broadway and Beyond,” the concert is being presented by The Paris-Henry County Arts Council & McWorth Management Company. 

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The Paris-Henry County Arts Council is welcoming Paris native Sammy Goldstein for his show “Sammy Goldstein: Celebrating Hollywood, Broadway and Beyond” in concert at 7 p.m. June 8 at Krider Performing Arts Center, sponsored by McDonald’s and McWorth Management.

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Caleb Hawley of Paris has finished the University of Tennessee at Martin’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. A three-year program, it includes more than 900 hours of clinical experience producing nurses for more than 45 years. Thirty-two students completed the program this year and wil…

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The Krider Performing Arts Center will host “Centurion,” just in time for Holy Week, at 7 p.m. April 13.

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Bethel University’s Renaissance Theatre will bring the watery magic of Broadway’s “The Little Mermaid” to the Dixie Performing Arts Center in Huntingdon for two weekends in April. 

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Hear Italian composer Ottorino Respighi’s depiction of his city in two of his most famous works Saturday night as the Paducah Symphony performs at the Carson Center in Paducah.

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The Paris-Henry County Arts Council is very pleased to announce that Paris native and singer-pianist cabaret performer Sammy Goldstein is returning to the Krider Performing Arts Center for a concert at 7 p.m. June 8.

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Representing the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago, The Golden Dragons Acrobats will be performing at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Carson Center in Paducah.

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The Gaudete Brass Quintet will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. March 18 in Blankenship Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building at the University of Tennessee at Martin, another show in the Allison Nelson Guest Artist Series. General admission is $10; student tickets are $5 and admission will be fr…

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Country music star John Conlee will be performing at 7 p.m. March 8 at the Krider Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. with general admission tickets, including fees, set at $37.22. A member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1981, Conlee has had such classics as his signature song, “Rose C…

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