Sept. 28 2015 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Lang Lang at the Wharton Center

Internationally renowned pianist Lang Lang his Wharton Center debut with a solo concert Monday evening. A native of Shenyang, China, Lang has performed at global events such as the 2014 World Cup and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In addition to his many musical achievements, Time magazine has also recently placed Lang on its annual list of the top 100 most influential people in the world for his self-proclaimed “second career,” working to bring music into the lives of children all over the world. He is also the founder of the Lang Lang foundation, an organization whose mission is to educate, inspire, and motivate the next generation of classical music lovers and performers.

7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $37. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 353-1982, whartoncenter.com.


Sharper Focus/Wider Lens

Greater Lansing Area residents who find themselves in an academic mood are welcome to attend MSU's lecture series, 'Sharper Focus/Wider Lens,' a trans-disciplinary investigation of important issues. This week the topic is 'What's UP: The Past, Present and Future of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.' The forum will feature speakers John P. Beck of the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, Randy Schaetzl of the Department of Geography, Wenona Singel of the College of Law and Scott Winterstein of the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore of the Honors College serves as moderator. Cookies and other refreshments are provided.

7-9 p.m. FREE. MSU Union, MSU Campus, East Lansing.


Classes and Seminars

Adult Rape Survivor Support Group. Registration preferred. 6-7:30 p.m. FREE. Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-9163.

Job Seekers Support Group. Finding the right career. 10 a.m.-noon. FREE. Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-9163, womenscenterofgreaterlansing.org.

Support Group. For the divorced, separated & widowed. 7:30 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 1519 Elmwood Road, Lansing. (517) 323-2272, stdavidslansing.org.

Events

Club Shakespeare. CADL Downtown Lansing Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6300.

Mac’s Monday Comedy Night. Hosted by Mark Roebuck and Dan Currie. 9:30 p.m. FREE. Mac’s Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 484-6795, macsbar.com.

Social Bridge. Play bridge and meet new people. No partner needed. 1-4 p.m. $1.50. Delta Township Enrichment Center, 4538 Elizabeth Road, Lansing. (517) 484-5600.

BabyTime. 0-24 months. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

French Club. French listening and speaking practice. 7-8 p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420, elpl.org.

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