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The Ned R. McWherter West Tennessee Cultural Arts Center in Jackson will present pioneering rock and roll group The Diamonds in their Silver Bells and Diamonds concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6.

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Join us at Krider Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m. Nov. 23 for “Junie B. Jones the Musical,” based on four of the best-selling books by Barbara Parks. The show is a comical and heartwarming look at a first-grader who has struggles and discoveries that relate to everyday life for most folks. …

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Instructor Kailey Starks (right) leads a rehearsal at SK Dance Studio for its upcoming presentation of the “Wizard of Oz.” Choose from two showtimes to see a dance adaptation of Dorothy’s visit to the marvelous Land of Oz. Showtimes are 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the Krider Performing A…

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The award-winning Murray State University Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Band and the Blue and Gold Jazz Combos will present a Fall Campus Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in historic Lovett Auditorium. The concert is free. Paris native Todd E. Hill, professor of music, is the director of the university’s…

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Josh Turner, the double-platinum-selling singer/songwriter in traditional country music and Christian music, will be on Paducah’s Carson Center stage at 7:30 tonight.  One of the younger members of the Grand Ole Opry, two of his many hit songs are “Long Black Train” and  “Would You Go With M…

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This week at the Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville, Metro Sheriff Daron Hall unveiled a blown-up image of the late musician’s September 1979 deputy sheriff commission card. The card authorized Cash to “execute any and all processes that may come into his hands and to maintain the peace and dig…

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The Hit Men, a group of musicians who have performed along with rock and roll royalty, take center stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Dixie Carter Performing Arts and Academic Enrichment Center in Huntingdon.

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The Cleverlys are on their way for a 7:30 p.m. show Thursday at the Ned McWherter West Tennessee Cultural Arts Center in Jackson.

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The Murray State University Women’s Chorus and Concert Choir will present a fall concert at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in historic Lovett Auditorium.

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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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