Brooklyn Roebuck: Chatham-Kent’s Future Superstar

Brooklyn Roebuck: Chatham-Kent’s Future Superstar

By Greg Holden Brooklyn Roebuck is turning heads everywhere she sings. The 14-year-old sensation is Chatham-Kent’s best kept secret, but don’t expect that to last. Roebuck has already won eight singing contests in Blyth, Mitchell’s Bay (three times), North Bay (two times), Kingsville and in Big Rapids, MI. Roebuck has performed all over Ontario, including Niagara’s Winter Festival of Lights for two […]

ARTspace presents Karen Bourassa

ARTspace presents Karen Bourassa

Untitled painting by Karen Bourassa that is already exhibited at ARTspace. Photo ARTspace. ARTspace is proud to announce a new exhibition The Process of Spontaneity by local artist Karen Bourassa. It opens Thursday, March 8 at 7pm. Bourassa’s paintings begin intuitively. She allows brushwork and coloured paint to accumulate on the surface of the canvas and develops a […]

Just For Laughs at the Capitol Theatre

Just For Laughs at the Capitol Theatre

Pete Zedlacher hosts Just For Laughs at the Capitol Theatre in April. On Saturday, April 14 at 8pm, Just For Laughs brings more of its funniest alumni to the Chatham Capitol Theatre with the Just For Laughs Road Show! Now in its 8th year touring across Ontario every spring, the Road Show features 4 of the […]

“A Show” exhibition at the Thames Art Gallery

“A Show” exhibition at the Thames Art Gallery

The Thames Art Gallery announces a new mezzanine exhibition A Show to open February 17, 2012 by Chatham-Kent artist Mark Reinhart. Mark Reinhart looks to create colour and rhythm where it is unexpected.  He favours movement and interaction, and seeks to create intersections and conversations with people, places, and things.  His art intends to exist […]

Chinese New Year celebrated in Chatham

Chinese New Year celebrated in Chatham

Chinese New Year celebrations at Evangel Community Church. CKReview photo Jing Wang, Chairperson of the Chatham-Kent Chinese Association, introduced the year of the Dragon at the Evangel Community Church on Sandy St. yesterday. Wang described the year of the dragon as a year of power, strength and good luck. Children received red packets with candy inside at the […]

A Bit of Luck at the Thames Art Gallery

A Bit of Luck at the Thames Art Gallery

Thames Art Gallery announces upcoming exhibition A Bit of Luck by Mitch Robertson The Thames Art Gallery announces a new exhibition A Bit of Luck to open February 17, 2012 by Toronto based artist Mitch Robertson. Robertson is deeply invested in exploring the accidental, playing with the concept of superstitions asking the viewer to question […]

Claiming the Promise: A Retrospective on African Canadian history

Claiming the Promise: A Retrospective on African Canadian history

Lawrence Hill, author of The Book of Negroes and Any Known Blood. Photo courtesy of Lisa Sakulensky. From June 14 to 16, Chatham Kent will be host to Claiming the Promise: A Retrospective on African Canadian history. This international conference is the fifth annual Promised Land Project public symposium.  Reflective of this auspicious occasion, the planning committee is […]

The Men of the Deeps coming to the Capitol

The Men of the Deeps coming to the Capitol

The Men of the Deeps is a choir of working and retired coal miners from the island of Cape Breton in Nova Scotia and are North America’s only coal miners’ choir.  The ages of the men range from the mid-thirties to the upper-seventies, about one-quarter of which have been with the group since it was […]

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