Archive for the ‘Arts’ Category

  • Concerts bringing in best of local talent

    Jul 31, 13 • 3914 Views • Arts, Feature Story3 Comments

    Singer Michael Joseph Green, left, and Marc Dalzell perform a set of songs for crowds outside of the Downtown Chatham Centre July 26 as part of a summer concert series. Sharing his Christian belief through song, Green also writes a portion of his material....

  • Lehnert to share sailing stories of the Caribbean

    Jul 30, 13 • 308 Views • ArtsNo Comments

     Local author Sharon Lehnert will share her books, Idiot Afloat, Book 1 and Book 2, detailing her time sailing in the Caribbean, at two local libraries in August. Lehnert will stop by the Bothwell library Aug. 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the Chatham library...

  • The evolution of Tegan and Sara

    Jul 23, 13 • 484 Views • Arts, Feature Story, MusicNo Comments

    It has truly been an evolution for Tegan and Sara over the course of their musical careers. The indie rockers turned pop-rock stars displayed their growing and changing sound on Wednesday night (July 17) in front of a near capacity crowd at the St. Clair...

  • Writers’ guild to meet July 19

    Jul 18, 13 • 458 Views • ArtsNo Comments

    The next meeting of The Kent Writers’ Guild will be on July 19, at 4 p.m. at a members’ home.  Anyone interested in attending can call Frank at 519-352-5864. It is a potluck...

  • Culture Factory hosts fundraiser

    Jul 17, 13 • 320 Views • ArtsNo Comments

    Local artists are teaming up to give kids in Chatham-Kent the chance to take part in recreational activities. Culture Factory is hosting the fundraising event on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at Smith and Wilson Estate Wines in Blenheim to benefit the A.L.L. for Kids...

  • Art in the Garden returns for second year

    Jul 16, 13 • 556 Views • Arts, Feature Story1 Comment

    Want to showcase your handmade work at the second-annual Art in the Garden in Blenheim? Get in line. Ann Kirkham, spokesperson for the event, said there are already about 50 vendors signed up for the July 20 event, and more waiting in the wings. “We have 50...

  • Art gallery hosts panel discussion

    Jul 16, 13 • 573 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Join artists Mary Anne Barkhouse and Wendy Coburn for a panel discussion on Thursday, July 18 at 7 p.m. at the Thames Art Gallery in Chatham. Gallery curators Andrea Fatona and Katherine Dennis will host the discussion which will focus on the Land Marks...

  • Sole styling at ARTspace

    Jul 10, 13 • 368 Views • ArtsNo Comments

    Folks aged 16 and up can style their soles Aug. 2 at ARTspace in Chatham. The cultural hub hosts an event that allows folks to decorate a pair of shoes, eat some pizza and watch movies. Cost is $35, plus HST, and participants are asked to bring a pair of...

  • Capitol Theatre unveils 2013-14 lineup

    Jul 10, 13 • 655 Views • Arts, Feature Story, Music1 Comment

    From Juno-award winning musicians, to concerts for the kids, the 2013-’14 season at the St. Clair College Capitol Theatre has something for everyone. That is the hope for Lesley Grand, manager of the downtown Chatham venue, after she and the Capitol staff...

  • Local dancers strut at Dance the World

    Jul 9, 13 • 1624 Views • Arts, Bruce Uncorked1 Comment

    With little more than a week to go before a newspaper’s first-ever edition, expect to find editors hard at work, starting early and finishing late. Not me. I was, ahem, on assignment. Yeah, that’s the ticket. My daughter’s dance studio sent a group to...