May 27 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town today

Good day on this potentially rainy Friday.

Yesterday, Williamston Theatre opened "Chapatti," a tale of two lonely pet-lovers who form a new bond. The play runs until late June. Read more about the production in this City Pulse article by Eve Kucharski.

Greater Lansing’s youth theater talents are on full display today as All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre presents its second annual Young Playwrights Festival. The festival features three plays written by young playwrights. “A Life of Type,” by Audrey Tieman, follows a writer under the pressure of a tight deadline. “The Steinmetz Pink,” by Ava Brewer, is a mystery set in the 1920s about the search for a missing diamond. “The Elevator at the End of the World,” by Ellison Winterstein, tells the story of a man in purgatory who is confronted with temptations and moral dilemmas. The plays are performed by 29 local youths between the ages of 11 and 18. 7 p.m. $7 adults, $5 youth. Tickets can be purchased at the ELHCC front desk. Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Rd, East Lansing. (517) 319-6957,

For more local events, see below.


From Earth to the Universe. Planetarium show about the history of astronomy. 8-9 p.m. $4/$3 kids. Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Road, East Lansing. (517) 355-4672,

Chapatti. Two lonely animal lovers form a bond. 8 p.m. $15. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston. (517) 655-7469,


The Scratch Pilots Present: Get Busy. With DJs DJ's E-NYCE, MR.NEDDLES, Don Black, McCoy & Muzik. Ages 21 and up. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $3. The RIV, 231 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing.

The Underground Chaos Tour, 8 p.m. The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave.

Jacob Ford, 7 p.m. Blue Gill Grill, 1591 Lake Lansing Road

Live Music on the deck, 6 p.m. Coach’s Pub & Grill, 6201 Bishop Rd.

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

Avon Bomb, 9:30 p.m. The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave.

Mark Sala, 7 p.m., Gallery Brewery, 143 Kent St.,

Karaoke, 7:30 p.m. Grand Cafe/Sir Pizza, 201 E. Grand River Ave.

Glamhammer, 9:30 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.

Alistar, 6 p.m. Harper's, 131 Albert Ave.

Chris Laskos, 5:30 p.m. Harrison Roadhouse, 720 Michigan Ave.

The Spring Boom, 7 p.m. Mac's Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave.

Off the Edge, 9 p.m. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave.

Jerry Sprague Band, 7 p.m. Reno's East, 1310 Abbot Road

Bobby Standall, 7 p.m. Reno's North, 16460 Old US 27

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