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Lisa Allmendinger on April 1st, 2015

Continue reading about Premiere of movie ‘Swing Low’ filmed at Gordon Hall

Lisa Allmendinger on March 31st, 2015

Story and photos by Lisa Carolin Close to 50 fifth-graders at South Meadows Elementary School had the opportunity on March 26 to learn first hand from author Jonathan Rand what are some of the key ingredients of writing a book. The popular kids’ author known for scary stories like the American Chillers series, spoke to [...]

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With event planning in full swing, the Chelsea Area Festivals and Events committee is busy raising funds to support Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights. In addition, the committee held auditions on Monday night for this year’s entertainment. The free, open-air concert series is now in its 11th season, and kicks off June 4 and [...]

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Continue reading about Authors in Chelsea in photos: Gary D. Schmidt works with Beach Middle School students

Lisa Allmendinger on March 25th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Emily Meloche for the information in this story.) Returning for its 7th year, the Midwest Literary Walk, presented by Chelsea District Library, is a free, all-day event, which begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 25 and will host author readings at venues throughout downtown Chelsea. Poet Edward Hirsch [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 23rd, 2015

For more information about this event and other programs at the Chelsea District Library, please click here.

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 23rd, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Patricia Marsh for the information in this story.) Ballet Chelsea is proud to present its spring ballet Sleeping Beauty on Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 28 at 2 p.m. at the Chelsea High School Performing Arts Complex located at 740 N. Freer Road. This full-length, [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 22nd, 2015

The deadline is nearing for applications from regional artists and crafts people of outstanding quality for the 39th Annual Sounds and Sights Festival‘s Chelsea Art Market which will take place July 24-25. The Chelsea Art Market is an indie arts and crafts fair coinciding with a variety of festivities and attractions associated with the Chelsea [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 21st, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Patti Schwarz for the information in this story.) The new deadline of Friday, April 3, for artists submissions for the 7th annual downtown Sculpture Walk Chelsea is fast approaching. Each artist selected will receive a $600 stipend and artists may submit up to three sculptures. Here’s a pdf of [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 20th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank the Chelsea District Library for the information in this story.) What do 40 classrooms and three school libraries in Chelsea have in common? They all received free books, 320 in total, thanks to the Chelsea District Library, the Chelsea Education Foundation and Friends of the Chelsea District Library. Chelsea [...]

Continue reading about Chelsea awaits arrival of 3 Michigan children’s authors