Archive for the ‘Arts’ Category

  • Celebrating 75 years of music festivals

    Feb 19, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Special Kiwanis concert March 7 As part of the 75th anniversary celebrations of the Kiwanis Music Festival, three notable Festival alumni are returning to Chatham for vocal and violin performances on March 7 at the Kiwanis Theatre in Chatham. The next in the...

  • Chatham Love Locks art piece unveilved

    Feb 19, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Inspired by the numerous bridges and structures around the world where people have affixed locks with messages of love or initials, Angel Bilagot wanted to bring the idea to Chatham. Just ahead of Valentine’s Day, Bilagot unveiled her new Chatham Love Locks...

  • Valentine’s with the WSO

    Feb 11, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

      The Windsor Symphony Orchestra is returning to Chatham to perform in the St. Andrew’s United Church sanctuary on Feb. 14. Restoration construction on the sanctuary structure roof is now complete so the orchestra can perform in this idyllic setting. The...

  • Engaging displays at TAG

    Feb 11, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    By Marlee Robinson Special to The Voice The current art installation at the Thames Art Gallery is as much an experience as it is an exhibition. Legends Are The Rivers That Take Us Home engages visitors the moment they enter the gallery, thanks to meticulous...

  • Cash Box Kings coming to Chatham

    Jan 29, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature Story2 Comments

    The Cash Box Kings are bona fide blues royalty, and they are coming to Chatham Saturday, Feb. 15 to the KBD Hall. Co-led by Chicago blues vocalist and songwriter Oscar Wilson, and Madison, Wisconsin-based songwriter, harmonica giant and singer Joe Nosek, the...

  • Student art pieces examine Indigenous issues

    Jan 29, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Students in Grade 11 at Chatham-Kent Secondary School in Chatham had a unique opportunity in their English class to use art to sum up what they learned about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Studies. The art pieces created in class were showcased for the first...

  • Theatre Kent presenting wartime drama

    Jan 28, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Theatre Kent will be taking audiences on a trip to the past with their production of The Dresser, Feb. 6 to 8 at the Kiwanis Theatre, beginning at 7:30 p.m. As the Second World War raged, the British government decided on a unique propaganda effort. Theatres...

  • Winter ARTcrawl Friday

    Jan 16, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The Thames Art Gallery and ARTspace open two new exhibitions featuring painting, installation, dance, film and sound Friday. The evening begins at ARTspace with doors opening at 5 p.m. Artist Sam Gunsar will debut his exhibition of...

  • Saturdays at 7 returns home

    Jan 14, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    The next Saturdays at 7 at St. Andrew’s concert will be performed in the sanctuary of St. Andrew’s United Church, Chatham, on Saturday at 7 p.m. The restoration work on the St. Andrew’s historic structure roof has been completed so organizers said they...

  • Ridgetown rocks!

    Jan 8, 20 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Local resident interviews rock guitarists, music industry giants Eric Broadbent’s love of music has taken him from the stage to the studio; from behind a guitar to in front of a camera. The Chatham-Kent native, who for more than a decade has shredded...