Good day on this cloudy Friday.
A local artist pairs the endangered with the endangering with her show at the Lansing Art Gallery, "Foreshadowing: Endangered and Threatened Plant Species." Jane Kramer depicts the shadows of threatened plant species on paper she makes herself from the pulp of the invasive plant species that harms native flora in the first place. Today is the opening reception for the exhibition, which will be up until Feb. 25. To read more about Kramer's process, see here. 6-8 p.m. FREE. Lansing Art Gallery, 119 N. Washington Square, Lansing. (514) 374-6400, lansingartgallery.org/foreshadowing.
Two classic Russian ballets are performed by the renowned Moscow Festival Ballet at the Wharton Center tonight. The evening includes a full performance of “Romeo and Juliet,” as well as selections from “The Sleeping Beauty,” both set to scores by Tchaikovsky and presented with exquisite costumes and lush scenery. Founded in 1989, the critically acclaimed troupe features leading dancers from across Russia. 8 p.m. Tickets start at $28. Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 432-2000, whartoncenter.com.
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Classes and Seminars
Palatte to Palate: Michigan Sunset. Painting workshop. Call to register. 7-9:30 p.m. $28/$50 for two. Reach Studio Art Center, 1804 S. Washington Ave. Lansing. (517) 999-3643, reachstudioart.org.
Kids Skate. 6-8 p.m. for ages 13 and under; 8-11 p.m. for ages 14 and up. $8. Skate City Roller Rink, 905 Southland Ave., Lansing. (517) 894-8429.
Minecraft Game Night. Ages 8-15 of all levels play Minecraft. Call or register online. 6:15-7:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Mason, 145 W. Ash St., Mason. (517) 676-9088, cadl.org.
TGIF Party. Dance party. 8 p.m.-midnight. $13. Hawk Hollow Banquet Center, 15101 S. Chandler Road, Bath.
Early Literacy Playtime. Parents and kids enjoy games meant to boost reading skills. 10:30-11 a.m. FREE. CADL Holt-Delhi, 2078 Aurelius Road, Holt. (517) 694-9351.
All My Sons. Post-WWII drama by Arthur Miller. 8 p.m. $15/$12 students and seniors. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.
Moscow Festival Ballet. Selections from "Romeo and Juliet" and "A Sleeping Beauty." 8 p.m. Tickets from $28. Cobb Great Hall, Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, whartoncenter.com.