RK Studios owner Randall Lee was recently awarded a bronze Telly for its production of the documentary, “The Irish Hills Towers, Rising Again,” in the script-writing category. While Oscars, Emmys and the like primarily recognize the work of actors, the Telly Award acknowledges on a national level the skills of those who actually create what [...]
The Sounds & Sights Festival committee has added a new community chalk art event to its line-up of activities on Saturday, July 27. The art competition will take place from noon-4 p.m. and artists of all abilities and ages are encouraged to help transform the black asphalt of Middle Street into vibrant colors and works [...]
If it hasn’t already, the Chelsea Center for the Arts‘ summer 2013 catalog should be arriving in your mailbox soon. Due to a delay in production of the summer brochure, CCA’s summer scholarship deadline has been extended to Wednesday, May 22. If you a returning student planning to apply for a scholarship, please talk to [...]
Here are a few scenes from the reception for the Chelsea District Schools‘ art exhibit at River Gallery.
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Todd Ortbring for the information in this story.) Chelsea High School’s talented show choir group, Company C, will perform its annual spring show, Friday and Saturday, May 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. at the CHS auditorium. This year’s show theme is One Voice: Back to Broadway featuring the music of [...]
Art For Life! is being offered at the Chelsea Senior Center beginning May 24. It’s a series of classes where students will explore a new art form each month. The first class is Friday, May 24, from 9:30‐11:30 a.m. and features “Bas Relief Sculpting,” a fascinating combination of sculpting and drawing. Liz Wilson from Veo [...]
The Chelsea High School Jazz Band will perform at the Chelsea First United Methodist Church on Friday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. The Jazz Band is directed by Director of Bands Rick Catherman, and will play swing, rock, fusion, funk, and be-bop to name a few. The ensemble is open to any member of the [...]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathie Gourlay for the information in this story.) There will be a discussion of the book, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander on Wednesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at the Michigan Friends Center. Even if you haven’t read this book, [...]
Chelsea Center for the Arts (CCA) will host its spring breakfast on Thursday, May 16 at Silver Maples of Chelsea. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and the breakfast takes place from 8-9 a.m. “Please join us for a complimentary continental breakfast while we share the CCA’s successes of the past year and highlight upcoming activities,” [...]
There will be an opening reception for the Chelsea School District juried art exhibit on Sunday, May 5 at River Gallery from 1-3 p.m. The art work is from students K-12, and the exhibit will be on display at the 120 South Main St. art gallery through May 13.