Happy Birthday, Mozart, A2SO performs a ridiculous comedy
ANN ARBOR: If Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart were alive today, there is a good chance he would be writing for sitcoms. Among the
composer's humorous farces is “Così fan tutte,” an opera comique that Mozart completed in 1790
on a 2-act libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. To celebrate what would be Mozart's 258th birthday, Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
and six world-class opera singers put a modern spin on it at the annual "Mozart Birthday Bash"...
The Ann Arbor News (Press Photo: Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra)
Artist John Schwarz makes a lot of Rigmarole
CHELSEA: John Schwarz’s newest artworks are inspired by spacemen, robots, dinosaurs, Sci-Fi, and working
on anything with a motor — things he has loved all his life.
Schwarz’s father was an NASA engineer who worked on Ranger 9, a space probe that orbited, photographed, and crashed
into the moon before the first moonwalk. Years ago, Schwarz made a large sculpture of a spaceman, “Johnny Rocket,”
in homage to his dad. It was one of his artworks purchased by Ripley’s Believe It Or Not? "Rigmarole" will
be on display at Chelsea River Gallery through March 1...
Chelsea Standard (Photo: Jennifer
Eberbach for Heritage Newspapers)
Film inspired by Chelsea author premieres at Sundance (White Bird
in a Blizzard)
CHELSEA: Among the films premiering at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Jan. 16-26 in Park City, Utah, Gregg Araki's "White
Bird in a Blizzard" is a highly-anticipated, feature-length movie to keep your eye on. And there is a Chelsea connection.
Chelsea author and poet Laura Kasischke is attentive to see how the film fares with festival audiences and beyond. She wrote the novel that inspired the movie. Although Kasischke was not involved with the making of the film, the acclaimed writer and University of Michigan English
professor certainly has expectations for Araki's cinematic adaptation of her 1999 dramatic thriller...
Chelsea Standard (Press Photo of actress Shailene Woodley: Sandra Valde-Hansen)
2 appointed to Chelsea DDA during City Council meeting (Chelsea Standard)
Chelsea DDA regroups on bond proposal, discusses budget (Chelsea Standard)
Chelsea non-profits benefit from MCACA grants (Chelsea Standard)
Bella Gallery stocked with local art, handmade crafts (Chelsea Standard)
2 historic landmarks get decked out for Christmas on the Farm (Chelsea Standard)
Comeback Camp: Restoration work begins at Mill Lake (Community Observer & Arborweb)
'All the Trimmings' holiday sale has a following (Chelsea Standard)
Local artist Candace Compton Pappas invites the public into her private world (Chelsea Standard)
Newly elected City Council members handle first meeting (Chelsea Standard)
'Ann Arbor Painted': Michigan artists depict 31 iconic city scenes (The Ann Arbor News)