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Lisa Allmendinger on September 20th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank John Gourlay for the information in this story.) Has violence declined over the course of human history? Whether you believe it has or not, please join one or both of two informal discussions of Steven Pinker’s provocative book “The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined.” The [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 18th, 2014

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 17th, 2014

Don’t miss out on the docent-guided tour of the sculptures found throughout downtown Chelsea. The event will take place on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 2-3:30 p.m. Registration is required and participants should meet in the library lobby. The group will visit each location on the Sculpture Walk, sharing artists’ insights and encouraging group discussion along [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 15th, 2014

Be sure to mark your calendar for the Chelsea Sculpture Walk Guided Tour on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 2-3:30 p.m. Participants should meet at the Chelsea District Library lobby and registration is required. Meet in the library’s lobby for a docent-guided tour of the Sculpture Walk art installations throughout downtown Chelsea. We’ll visit each location [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 10th, 2014

Friends of the Chelsea District Library will host a Fill a Bag $5 Book Sale on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the library basement. There will be thousands of beautiful books, CDs, DVDs, audio books and other items are available for purchase. Proceeds from the sales are used to support the library. [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 8th, 2014

The partners in Artistica, a well-established art gallery/gift shop located in downtown Dexter, are looking for a new partner. If you are interested in being surrounded by beautiful art and want to be part of a lovely, vibrant community, please contact us at 734-426-1500 or email info@artisticagallery.net The art gallery is located at 3203 Broad [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Scott Smith for the information in this story.) Be sure to mark your calendars now for the Ghoultide Gathering, which will take place on Oct. 4 at the Chelsea Community Fairgrounds. More than three dozen artists are brewing up pieces in a medley of mediums and forms all based [...]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Patty Roberts for the information in this story.) In its third year of reading together, the 5 Healthy Towns of Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester, and Stockbridge will unite their residents through their 5H Community Read program. Community Read books are chosen based on the four Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation’s [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 14th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Doral for the information in this story.) The Purple Rose Theatre Company is thrilled to bring the bittersweet comedy, Annapurna by Sharr White for its first production of the theater’s 24th season. What if you had experienced the defining moment of your life – but couldn’t remember it? [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 28th, 2014

Story and photos By Lisa Carolin Depending on the weather, you might still be able to see East Middle Street, just east of Main Street, looking like a big easel. On Saturday, more than a dozen artists created sidewalk art during one of the events of the Sights and Sounds Festival. “This is my first [...]

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