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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Personke for the information in this story.) Silver Maples of Chelsea will host a reception for the Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild exhibit in the Gallery 100 on Sunday, June 26, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. “Circles of Life,” a collaborative piece designed and executed by six members of […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 23rd, 2016

By Lisa Carolin The Chelsea District Library has been reaching out to surrounding townships. At its June 21 meeting, the Library Board discussed the upcoming installation of hotspots at both Sylvan Township Hall and Lima Township Hall, which will allow people to obtain internet access. Inside the library, a new sculpture is being installed, and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 11th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Doral for the information in this story.) The Purple Rose Theater is celebrating 25 years of theatrical triumphs on Saturday, July 30. This milestone evening at the historic Clocktower Commons will connect the theatre’s friends, sponsors and artists with founder Jeff Daniels’ vision of producing new and classic […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 8th, 2016

Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights, presented by Golling Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Chelsea, kicks off its free summer concert series tomorrow,  June 9 from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Professional artists perform at 11-staged areas located throughout downtown Chelsea featuring music, dance, comedy, and family entertainment. The Open Mic stage will return this year to […]

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By Lisa Carolin Twelve Beach Middle School students were honored at an awards ceremony on May 14 in Detroit for winning the statewide social studies competition, the Michigan Social Studies Olympiad XXX. For all eighth-grade Honors students at Beach, competing at one or more events is part of their grade. “Though it is a social […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 20th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Doral for the information in this story.) The Purple Rose Theatre Company will conclude its 25th anniversary season with “Morning’s At Seven”, an American classic by Paul Osborn. The play is a gentle comedy about folks just like us. The story, set in a small Midwestern town in […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 13th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Doral for the information in this story.) Jeff Daniels has been nominated for a 2016 Tony Award, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. Daniels, founder of Chelsea’s Purple Rose Theatre Company, was nominated for best lead actor in a play for his role as Ray […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 13th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) Chelsea Area Festivals and Events is proud to announce the 40th annual Sounds and Sights Festival July 28, 29 and 30. Presented by Golling Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Chelsea, the weekend event will feature national and regional live music acts, […]

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