Jan. 21 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this cloudy Thursday.

The sound of Canadian band Chic Gamine, anchored by its trio of singers, is layered, thick and rich in musical influences. The band pulls from Motown soul, French Canadian folk, jazz and more. Chic Gamine has played all over the globe, including performances at the Vancouver Winter Olympics and opening for legends Smokey Robinson and Mavis Staples. 7:30 p.m. $43/$15 MSU students. Pasant Theatre, Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. (517) 432-2000, whartoncenter.com.

City Pulse Arts and Culture editor Ty Forquer talked with the band. Read the article here.

For more local events, see below.

Classes and Seminars

Celebrate Recovery. For all types of hurts and hang-ups. 6 p.m. Donations welcome. Trinity Church (Lansing), 3355 Dunckel Road, Lansing. (517) 492-1866.

EFT Tapping: Group Sessions. Sessions using the Emotional Freedom Technique. 10 a.m.-noon. $35/$25 members. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.

Genealogy Club. Monthly meeting to discuss genealogy. 2-3 p.m. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.

Legal Essentials for Starting Your Own Business. Seminar for entrepeneurs with expert attorneys. 5:30-7 p.m. FREE. Foster Swift Collins & Smith, 313 S. Washington Square, Lansing. fosterswift.com.

Meditation. For beginners and experienced. 7-8 p.m. FREE. Quan Am Temple, 1840 N. College Ave., Mason. (517) 853-1675, quanamtemple.org.

Music

Chic Gamine. Canadian group performs. 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $43. Wharton Center, MSU Campus East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, whartoncenter.com.

Drum Circle. All levels welcome. Instruments provided or bring your own. 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE. Marshall Music, 3240 E. Saginaw St., Lansing. (517) 337-9700, marshallmusic.com.

MSU Faculty Recital: Walter Verdehr, violin. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $10/$8 seniors/students FREE. Cook Recital Hall, MSU Music Building, 333 W. Circle Drive, East Lansing. (517) 353-5340, ow.ly/X6JgI.

Open Mic @ The Colonial Bar & Grill. Weekly bring-your-own instrument open mic. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. FREE. The Colonial Bar & Grille, 3425 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing. (517) 882-6132.

Open Mic, 8 p.m. The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Crunchy's, 254 W. Grand River Ave., East Lansing.

Skoryoke Live Band Karaoke, 8:30 p.m. The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

Open Mic, 7 p.m. Gallery Brewery, 143 Kent St., Portland.

Karaoke Kraze, 9 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. Leroys, 1526 S. Cedar St., Lansing.

Springtails, 9 p.m. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing.

Frog Open Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m. Unicorn Tavern, 327 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing.


Events

A Minute to Win It. Family games based on TV show. 6:15-7:15 p.m. FREE. CADL Leslie, 201 Pennsylvania St., Leslie. (517) 589-9400, cadl.org.

Chipmunk Story Time: Pout Pout Fish. Nature story and activities for preschoolers. 10-11 a.m. $3. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866, bit.ly/HNCprg.

Craft Corner. Age 4 and up enjoy crafts. 3-6 p.m. FREE. CADL Dansville, 1379 E. Mason St., Dansville. (517) 623-6511, cadl.org.

Film Movement Series. Screening of Italian film "Human Capital." For adults and mature teens. 6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE. CADL Okemos, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021, cadl.org.

Ladies Silver Blades Figure Skating Club. Lessons and practice. All skill levels welcome. 9:30-11:20 a.m. $5/$2 skate rental. Suburban Ice, 2810 Hannah Blvd., East Lansing.

Mind Benders @ MSC. 11 a.m.-noon. FREE. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.

One On One Life Coaching. 45 minute session by appointment. 1-3 p.m. $24. Meridian Senior Center, 4406 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 706-5045, meridianseniorcenter.weebly.com.

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