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Lisa Allmendinger on February 26th, 2017

By Lisa Carolin Whether you’re a college basketball fan or not, the Chelsea District Library is offering its own version of March Madness, a “CDL style tournament.” The library’s tournament begins March 1 with the announcement of its Sweet 16 brackets. “We have a webpage on our website for the tournament,” said Patty Roberts, marketing […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 25th, 2017

  (Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Hubbard for the information in this story.) The Purple Rose Theatre Company celebrates its 100-play milestone by bringing back an audience favorite, “Vino Veritas,” by Detroit playwright David MacGregor. The play, which MacGregor describes as “a dark comedy about the truth—how some people need it to survive, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 25th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Patti Schwarz for the information in this story.) A call has gone out for submissions for the 2017/2018 9th annual “SculptureWalk Chelsea.” Submission Procedure “SculptureWalk Chelsea” is open to all artists 18 years of age and older. Artists may submit up to three original sculptures. Please print a copy […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 23rd, 2017

The Chelsea High School Theatre Guild One Act play cast and crew recently placed second at the MIFA State finals. Spencer Smith and Jason Moise received “Excellent” awards for their acting performances, while Grace Boote and Annie Nichol received “Superior” awards for the program design. Kira Frahm, Zachary Spitzley, and Brendan Maguire won “Superior” awards […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 22nd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Trinh Pifer for the information in this story.) Chelsea’s Company C, under the direction of Steven Hinz, presents its annual winter choral and dance extravaganza, Showcase 2017, on Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in the Chelsea High School Auditorium. Chelsea’s award-winning high school performance ensemble will be joined […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 14th, 2017

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By Crystal Hayduk “Smart Love” is a multi-faceted story about parents and children, husbands and wives, intelligence and technology, hard work and miracles, and life and death. The story centers around a technologically gifted MIT student, Benjamin Wachowski (David Bendena), who is in anguish after his father, Ron (Wayne David Parker), unexpectedly dies. One could […]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Hubbard for the information in this story.) A panel of experts will discuss Artificial Intelligence (AI) following The Purple Rose Theatre’s performance of “Smart Love” on Thursday, Feb. 16. Audience members are invited to participate in this enhanced talk-back. “Smart Love,” a world premiere by Michigan playwright Brian […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 9th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 7th, 2017

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