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The Jackson Children’s & Teen Theatre will present Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!” at 7 p.m. both Oct. 17 and Oct. 18. at The Ned R. McWherter Cultural Arts Center in Jackson.

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Growing up in suburban Detroit, Diane McIntosh was influenced and inspired by the heart of the Motown sound. Her talents led to a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Album, the same year Gladys Knight was a fellow nominee. Now, she’ll bring her “Tribute to the Legendary Ladies of …

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Four chamber concerts are planned by the Jackson Sympony this season. They are set for 3 p.m. on different dates at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 309 E.  Baltimore St. in downtown Jackson.

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The 15th annual Eva Beach Music and Art Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Eva Beach Day Use Area of Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park, on the shores of Kentucky Lake just north of Eva, east of Camden.

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It’s all too easy to mind our own business, but some topics — like domestic violence — need to be addressed.

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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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