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Lisa Allmendinger on November 24th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Rick DeTroyer for the information in this story.) Calling all artists. You are invited to a special unveiling of an art piece created by Karen Smith on Sunday, Nov. 29 at 2 p.m. at the new studio of local artist Rick DeTroyer. The studio is in the old Heller […]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information and photos in this story.) Silver Maples of Chelsea is pleased to host the “wild” art of seven fabulous artists for a collaboration of mixed media, including textile, 3-D, watercolor, acrylic, digital silk imaging, and more. The exhibit runs through Dec. 31. The show features […]

Continue reading about ‘Bugs, Birds and Beasts’ A Gallery 100 Mixed Media Exhibit at Silver Maples of Chelsea

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Doral for the information in this story.) Back by popular demand, Jeff Daniels will return to the stage of The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) to perform Onstage and Unplugged Saturday, Dec. 26 through Thursday, Dec. 31. Tickets will go on sale to PRTC donors Nov. 9 at […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 5th, 2015

USArtQuest 2nd Annual Holiday Craft Show is Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be about 22 talented, local artists and crafters who will have a nice variety of Arts and Crafts, Mixed-Media, Jewelry, Painting, Ceramics, Sculpture, Textiles, Doll Clothes, Gourd Art, and more. It’s the perfect time to get a […]

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By Malley Powell If you’re still bubbling with glee over Kate Middleton and Prince William’s royal life together, you’ll be interested in this old-fashioned noble tale of looking beyond the exterior and uncovering the soul within. Adapted from the French fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is about to […]

Continue reading about Nov. 13-14: Chelsea High School Theater Guild presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Lisa Allmendinger on October 30th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Marsi Parker Darwin for the information in this story.) Organizers Michele Friss and Marsi Parker Darwin are very excited about their 5th year running the Chelsea Artisans Market at the historic train depot during Wine, Women and Shopping on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. It’s the tenth […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 29th, 2015

By Susan Bairley While Purple Rose Theatre celebrates its 25th anniversary, it might also take a bow for the indirect role it played in the launch of another professional theatre – the Williamston Theatre, off Grand River Ave. on S. Putnam Street, about 34 miles northwest of Chelsea, in the little town of Williamston. Now […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 26th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Doral for the information in this story.) The Purple Rose Theatre Company’s 25th Anniversary Documentary film, Purple Rose 25 Years, will air on Detroit Public TV on Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Jeff Daniels, actor, playwright and musician, founded the nonprofit Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) in his […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 22nd, 2015

Chelsea Area Players’ (CAP) Youth Theater will perform the comedy, “Haphazardly Ever After” in November, for pre-holiday season entertainment that the whole family will enjoy. Written by Jeff Fluharty and presented by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., the play is a fractured fairy tale about a well-meaning king and queen who have four […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 21st, 2015

By Jim Pruitt Discovering the real you and growing from there is the best way to make healthy choices in life and consequently making a positive difference in your community. That was the message author Jack Gantos had for the audience at a talk he gave at the Washington Street Education Center on Oct. 17. […]

Continue reading about Want to be a better person? Author says to stop making bad choices