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April 11 2006 12:00 AM


Wednesday, April 12, 2006

LITERATURE AND POETRY

Book Discussion. “Thread of Grace” by Mary Doria Russell. 1-2 p.m.
FREE. Main Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

From Page to Screen for Teens. “Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen”
starring Lindsey Lohan. Based on the book by Dyan Sheldon. 1-3 p.m.
FREE. Main Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

Old Town Poetry Series. An evening of multicultural poetry featuring
Tiya Kunaiyi, Logic and Pete Vargas in honor of National Poetry Month.
7:30 p.m. $2-5. Creole Gallery, 1218 Turner St., Lansing. (517)
487-9549.

Open Stage Night. Open to performers of all kinds: poets, musicians,
thespians, performance artists. 9-11:30 p.m. $3. Magdalena’s Tea House,
2006 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 487-1822.

Peter Rabbit Tea Party. Special story time. Stories, snacks, games and
more. 10 a.m. FREE. Barnes & Noble, 333 E Grand River Ave., East
Lansing. (517) 324-3926

Pizza and Pages. Come eat some pizza and discuss “Skellig” by David
Almond. Registration required. 4-5 p.m. FREE. Okemos Library, 4321
Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021.

Toddler Story Time. Stories, songs and fun for ages up to 3. 10-10:45
a.m. FREE. Main Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

MUSIC

MSU School of Music Event. Graduate student composers present their new
works. 7:30 p.m. FREE. Music Auditorium, MSU, East Lansing. (517)
353-5340.

THEATER

Backstage Tours. Come to All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre for an
hour tour and light refreshments. 7-8 p.m. FREE. Logan Square Shopping
Center, 322 S. MLK Blvd. at Holmes Road, Lansing. (517) 394-4118.

“Moonglow.” Humorous and touching new play by Michigan playwright Kim
Carney. 7 p.m. $21-26. BoarsHead Theater, Center for the Arts, 425 S.
Grand Ave. Lansing. (517) 484-7805.

Thursday, April 13, 2006

CLASSES & SEMINARS

Assertiveness for Women 102. Follow-up series based on the book, “When
I Say No, I Feel Guilty.” 7-9 p.m. Donation. Women’s Center of Greater
Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-9163.

Living with AIDS — An Evening with Rae Lewis-Thornton. On-site HIV
testing provided. 6 p.m. FREE. St. Stephen’s Community Church, 1420 W.
Oakland Ave., Lansing. (517) 484-2180.

EVENTS

Humanitarian Awards Banquet and Silent Auction. Presented by the Ingham
County Animal Shelter. 6 p.m. $20. Brookshire Inn, 205 W. Church St.,
Williamston. (517) 655-4694.

Mid-Day Movie. A film shown on the big screen in the auditorium.
Suggested for adults. 2 p.m. FREE. Main Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave.,
Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

Open Stage Night. With Featured artist Danny Bedford. Open to
performers of all kinds: poets, musicians, thespians, performance
artists. 9-11:30 p.m. $3. Magdalena’s Tea House, 2006 E. Michigan Ave.,
Lansing. (517) 487-1822.

PONG Meeting. Monthly meeting of the Polycystic Ovarian Networking
Group. 5:30 p.m. FREE. Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, 1710 E.
Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-9163.

Silent Auction. All proceeds will support the first full production at
the Williamston Theatre this summer. 6:30 p.m. Donations. Williamston
Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston. (517) 655-SHOW.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

Celebrate National Poetry Month. Step up to the “Open-Mike” and recite
your original poetry or one of your favorites. 4-6 p.m. FREE. Main
Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

Pre-School Story Time. Stories, songs and fun for ages 3-5. 10-10:45
a.m. FREE. Main Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

THEATER

“Moonglow.” (Please see details April 12). 7 p.m. $21-26.

Friday, April 14, 2006

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

Computer Class. Come get information on the basics of working and using
a computer. 10-11:30 a.m. Okemos Library, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos.
(517) 347-2021.

EVENTS

Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction. Fundraising event, part of the HEROES
for the American Red Cross campaign. 6-10 p.m. $10. The Cadillac Club,
1115 S. Washington, Lansing. (517) 853-1912.

Community Dance. Dance to big band era music by the Cafagna Trio. All
ages, singles and couples welcome. 7 p.m. $7. Hannah Community Center,
819 Abbott Road, East Lansing. (517) 337-1113.

Sneak Preview. Showing of the film “The Celestine Prophecy” based on
the best-selling novel by James Redfield. 5:30, 7:45 & 9:45 p.m.
$10. Holt High School, 5885 Holt Road, Holt. (517) 694-2162.

Titanic Dinner. Relive the seven-course meal served to passengers on
the Titanic. Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House. 6:30 p.m. $125.00.
The English Inn, 677 S. Michigan Road, Eaton Rapids. (517) 482-8845.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

Book Bites. Library staff talk about new and favorite titles. Zandra
presents popular teen reads. 12:30-1 p.m. FREE. Main Library, 401 S.
Capitol Ave., Lansing.

(517) 367-6363.

MUSIC

Folk Music. Performed by Spitzer Space Telescope. 8 p.m. $3. Gone Wired Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 853-0550.

Jason Harrod/The Weatherman. Two singer-songwriters to perform. 8-11
p.m. $5. Magdalena’s Tea House, 2006 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517)
487-1822.

Open Mic Night. Anyone can play, acoustic only. Sponsored by the Ten
Pound Fiddle Coffeehouse. 8 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church, 855
Grove St. East Lansing. (517) 337-7744.

Ten Pound Fiddle Coffeehouse Concert. Juno (Canadian Grammy award)
winner James Keeleghan. 8 p.m. $5-15. Unitarian Universalist Church,
855 Grove Street, East Lansing. (517) 337-7744.

The Stairwell Sisters. Old-time music band from San Francisco featuring
Clogger Evie Ladin. 8 p.m. Creole Gallery, 1218 Turner St., Old Town
Lansing. (517) 487-9549.

THEATER

“Dear Esther.” Powerful, Holocaust-themed play presented by Sunsets
with Shakespeare. 8 p.m. $5-10. RE Olds Anderson Rotary Barn, Woldumar
Nature Center, 5739 Old Lansing Road, Lansing. (517) 322-0030.

“Moonglow.” (Please see details April 12.) 8 p.m. $27-30.

Saturday, April 15, 2006

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

Family Law 101. Discussion of the legal process of separation and
divorce. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. FREE. Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, 1710
E. Michigan, Lansing. (517) 372-9163.

WKAR Family Literacy Workshop. Celebrate literacy and learning with
your child. For parents and children 3-6 years old. 10:30 a.m. FREE.
East Lansing Library, 950 Abbott Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

EVENTS

Alleluia Adventure for Kids. Egg hunts, puppet shows, crafts, songs and
stories. 10-11:30 a.m. FREE. St. Luke Lutheran Church, 5589 Van Atta
Rd, Haslett.

(517) 339-9119.

“An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion.” The incredible evolution of
David Copperfield’s art. 6 & 9 p.m. $25-55. Cobb Great Hall,
Wharton Center, MSU, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON.

Contra Dance. Sponsored by the Looking Glass Music and Arts
Association. 8 p.m. FREE. Central United Methodist Church, 215 N.
Capitol Ave., Lansing.

(517) 487-1353.

Easter Activities. Make-it-Take-it Easter Baskets and a visit from the
Easter Bunny. Noon to 2 p.m. FREE. Ledge Craft Lane, corner of Bridge
and River St., Grand Ledge. (517) 627-9843.

Easter Bunny Hops into Eastwood Towne Center. Bring the little ones.
Peter Cottontail will pass out treats. Cameras welcome. 1-5 p.m. FREE.
3003 Preyde Blvd., Lansing. (517) 316-9209.

 Lansing Jaycee’s Easter Egg Hunt. Games, prizes, crafts and visits
with the Easter Bunny. 10 a.m. FREE. Capitol Lawn, 232 Main St.,
Lansing. (517) 853-8620.

Run for Reading. A 5K Run/Walk & 1/4 Mile Kid Fun Run benefit to
build a new Delta Township Library. 9 a.m. $12-15. Delta Township
Library, 4538 Elizabeth Road, Lansing. (517) 321-4014.

Tejano Easter Dance. Music provided by Super Grupo Aldaco. Ages 21 and
over. 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. $8. Metro Bowl, 5141 S. MLK Jr. Blvd.,
Lansing.

(517) 882-0226.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

Storytime with Corduroy Bear. Read Corduroy’s favorite stories, play
games and get your picture taken. 2 p.m. FREE. Barnes & Noble
Booksellers, 333 E. Grand River, East Lansing. (517) 324-3926.

MUSIC

In-store Concert. Acclaimed San Francisco old-time stringband, The
Stairwell Sisters. 11 a.m. FREE. Elderly Instruments, 1100 N.
Washington St., Old Town, Lansing. (517) 372-7880.

Live Jazz. Featuring the Ian Miller Quartet. 21 & up only. 10 p.m.
$2. Beggar’s Banquet, 218 Abbott Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-4540.

Live Music. Fitsum Beyene on saxophone with guest Temesgen Hussein.
6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE. Altu’s Ethiopian Cuisine, 1312 Michigan Ave.,
Lansing. (517) 333-6295.

MSU School of Music Event. Nobilis Piano Trio, Ruggero Allifranchini on
violin, Suren Bagratuni on cello and Stephen Prutsman on piano. 8 p.m.
$6-8. Music Auditorium, MSU, East Lansing. (517) 353-9958.

Terrence Damian/Seth Grass. Two singer-songwriters to perform. 9-11:30
p.m. $5. Magdalena’s Tea House, 2006 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517)
487-1822.

THEATER

“Dear Esther.” (Please see details April 14). 8 p.m.

“Moonglow.” (Please see details April 12.) 8 p.m. $27-30.

Sunday, April 16, 2006

EVENTS

“An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion.” (Please see details April 15). 2 & 8 p.m.

Easter Buffet. A holiday meal for the displaced hurricane victims from
last year’s disaster down South. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. FREE. Cadillac Club,
1115 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 853-7912.

MUSIC

Detroit Blues Series. Featuring Alberta Adams, whose 60+ year career
includes work with Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie. 8:30 p.m. $5.
Leroy’s Bar & Grill, 1526 S. Cedar St., Lansing. (517) 482-0184.

THEATER

“Moonglow.” (Please see details April 12.) 2 p.m.

Monday, April 17, 2006

LITERATURE AND POETRY

Writing Group. Adults and mature teens invited to join the ongoing
group. All genres and skill levels welcome. 6:30 p.m. FREE. Okemos
Library, 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021.

MUSIC

MSU School of Music Event. Chamber music recital. 6 p.m. FREE. Hart
Recital Hall, Music Bldg., MSU, East Lansing. (517) 353-9958.

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

What You “Auto” Know. Helpful tips and strategies to put you in the
driver’s seat when buying a car. 5:45-7:30 p.m. FREE. Women’s Center of
Greater Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan, Lansing. (517) 372-9163.

EVENTS

Mid-Day Movie. A film shown on the big screen in the auditorium.
Suggested for adults. 2 p.m. FREE. Main Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave.,
Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

Open Mic Sing, Speak or Spit. Sponsored by Nupoet Collective. 21 and up
after 9 p.m. 7:30 p.m. $5. Gregory’s Ice and Smoke, 2150 N. Martin
Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing. (517) 323-7122.

WKAR 2006 Premiere Collection. The work of over 30 artisans, tiny
school chairs and stools to be displayed through April 20. 10 a.m. to 9
p.m. FREE. Meridian Mall Center Court, Okemos. (517) 349-2031.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

Author Meet. Best-selling romance novelist Kinley MacGregor (a.k.a.
Sherrilyn Kenyon). 7:30 p.m. FREE. Schuler Books & Music, 1982
Grand River Ave., Okemos. (517) 349-8840.

Capitol Area Reads: One Book, Many Voices. “An Unfinished Life” by Mark
Spragg. 6:30 p.m. FREE. Dansville Library, 1379 E. Mason St.,
Dansville.

(517) 623-6511.

Capitol Area Reads: One Book, Many Voices. “An Unfinished Life” by Mark
Spragg. 6:30 p.m. FREE. Mason Library, 145 W. Ash St., Mason. (517)
676-9088.

Pizza and Pages. Come eat some pizza and discuss “Holes” by Louis
Sachar. Ages 8-12. 4 p.m. FREE. Haslett Library, 5670 School St.,
Haslett. (517) 339-2324.

Preschool Storytime. Children ages 3-5 will hear stories, sing songs
and make crafts. 10:30 a.m. FREE. Haslett Library, 5670 School St.,
Haslett. (517) 339-2324.

Speaking Volumes Book Discussion. “Love of the Last Tycoon” by F. Scott
Fitzgerald. 2 p.m. FREE. Main Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing.
(517) 367-6363.

MUSIC

MSU School of Music Clinic. “Practicing Better Not Harder” with Thomas
Bacon. 11:30 a.m. FREE. Music Bldg., rm. 120, MSU, East Lansing. (517)
353-9958.

MSU School of Music Event. Guest recital and master class with Thomas
Bacon on horn. 8 p.m. FREE. Hart Recital Hall, Music Bldg., MSU, East
Lansing.

(517) 353-9958.

MSU School of Music Event. Performance by the MSU Collegiate Choir.
7:30 p.m. $6-8. Music Auditorium, MSU, East Lansing. (517) 353-9958.

Sweater Weather Concerts. Greeley Estates & Adair with special
guests The Confession and Sink with Me. All ages. 5 p.m. $10. Temple
Club, 500 E. Grand River, Lansing. (517) 316-0400.

THEATER

“Annie.” America’s most beloved musical hits the road. Part of MSUFCU
Broadway at Wharton Center Series. 7:30 p.m. $25-57.50. Wharton Center,
MSU, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON.

“Continuum.” An original dance and theatre concert. Choreographed by
New York choreographer Mark Ruhala. 8 p.m. $8-10. The Gate Performing
Arts Center, 1846 Haslett Road, East Lansing. (517) 337-0464.

Wednesday, April 19, 2006

EVENTS

A Celebration of Jazz. Performance by jazz guitarist Ray Kamalay as
part of Jazz Appreciation Month. 7 p.m. FREE. Okemos Library, 4321
Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021.

Health Care Rally. To educate individuals on preventative measures and
increase awareness of various health disparities. Noon to 4 p.m. State
Capitol, Downtown Lansing. (517) 410-1683.

“Love Makes  a Family.” National photo exhibit recognizing and
celebrating LGBT families. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. FREE. State Capitol, South
Wing, 232 Main St., Lansing. (517) 853-8620.

WKAR 2006 Premiere Collection. (Please see details April 18). 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

Get-A-Clue Mystery Group. Meet Dennis Collins, author of “Turn Left at
September.” 7:30 p.m. FREE. Schuler Books & Music, 1982 Grand River
Ave., Okemos. (517) 349-8840.

Toddler Storytime. Stories, songs and fun for ages up to 3. 10-10:45
a.m. FREE. Main Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

MUSIC

MSU School of Music Event. Chamber music recital. 8 p.m. FREE. Hart
Recital Hall, Music Bldg., MSU, East Lansing. (517) 353-9958.

MSU School of Music Event. Performance by Jazz Band I. 7:30 p.m. $6-8. Music Auditorium, MSU, East Lansing. (517) 353-9958.

THEATER

“Annie.” (Please see details April 18). 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 20, 2006

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

Assertiveness for Women 102. Follow-up series based on the book, “When
I Say No, I Feel Guilty.” 7-9 p.m. Donation. Women’s Center of Greater
Lansing, 1710 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 372-9163.

Astronomical Horizons Lecture Series. “Getting to Know Your Galaxy: The
Milky Way Up Close and Personal.” 7:30 p.m. FREE. Abrams Planetarium,
MSU, East Lansing. (517) 355-4676.

Self-Healing and Relaxation Techniques. From Colleen Deatsman, author
of “Inner Power.” 7:30 p.m. FREE. Schuler Books & Music, 1982 Grand
River Ave., Okemos. (517) 349-8840.

EVENTS

Artist Demonstration. “Coptic book binding” with Geri Oliver. Noon to 2
p.m. FREE. Lansing Art Gallery, 113 S. Washington Square, Lansing.
(517) 374-6400.

Chipmunk Story Time. Join Chicory Chipmunk for nature stories followed
by games or a walk. Geared for ages 3-5. 10 a.m. $3. Harris Nature
Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, Okemos. (517) 349-3866.

Dora the Explorer Party. Celebrate reading with Dora and friends. Enjoy
stories, music, snacks and crafts. 4 p.m. FREE. Haslett Library, 5670
School St., Haslett. (517) 339-2324.

GLUG Meeting. “Implementing Database Applications” and “Solving the
Documentation Problem.” Speaker Joe Kunk. 6 p.m. FREE. Engineering
Bldg., rm. 1225, MSU, East Lansing. (517) 373-7057.

WKAR 2006 Premiere Collection. (Please see details April 18). 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

LITERATURE AND POETRY

2006 Caldecott Medal Winner Visit. Author & illustrator Christopher
Raschka. For ages 3 and up. 7 p.m. FREE. Haslett Library, 5670 School
St., Haslett.

(517) 339-2324.

Author Meet. Scott Phillips author of “The Ice Harvest,” the book that
inspired the blockbuster movie. 7:30 p.m. FREE. Schuler Books &
Music, 2820 Towne Centre Blvd., Lansing. (517) 316-7495.

“Line By Line, Peace By Peace” Poetry Slam. High school and college
students perform poetry themed on war, peace and social justice. 6-9
p.m. FREE. Museum, MSU, East Lansing. (517) 355-2370.

Movers & Readers. Children ages 2-3 and their parents will hear
stories, sing songs and make crafts. 9:30 a.m. FREE. Haslett Library,
5670 School St., Haslett.

(517) 339-2324.

Okemos Book Group. Join in a discussion of “A Thread of Grace” by Mary
Doria Russell. Noon to 1:30 p.m. FREE. Okemos Library, 4321 Okemos
Road, Okemos.

(517) 347-2021.

Preschool Storytime. Stories, songs and fun for ages 3-5. 10-10:45 a.m.
FREE. Main Library, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

MUSIC

MSU School of Music Event. Guest recital from Maurita Mead on clarinet.
7:30 p.m. FREE. Hart Recital Hall, Music Bldg., MSU, East Lansing.
(517) 353-9958.

MSU School of Music Event. Performance by the MSU Philharmonic
Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. $6-8. Fairchild Theatre, MSU, East Lansing. (517)
355-3345.

Sweater Weather Concerts. WMMQ presents Mountain. 18 and up. 7 p.m.
$15. Temple Club, 500 E. Grand River, Lansing. (517) 316-0400.

THEATER

“Annie.” (Please see details April 18). 7:30 p.m.

“Continuum.” (Please see details April 18). 8 p.m.

Ongoing

ART

A Simple Elegance Gallery: “It’s Spring.” Painting and custom
photography by Richard Galosy; raku and sculpture by Honora Bird.
Through April. Hours 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Tue.-Sun. and by appointment.
1212 Turner Street, Old Town, Lansing. (517) 719-1913.

Absolute Gallery: “Art of Life” Showcasing the work of two Congolese
artists: Cedrick Omayeke and Eale Bongo. Through April. Hours: 11 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Tue.-Fri.; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. & Sun. Closed Mon. 307
E. Grand River Ave., Old Town, Lansing. (517) 482-8845.

Aceme Studio-Gallery: Contemporary abstract expressionism art works by
Jeff Wesley. Includes prints, painted metal sculptures, mixed media,
vitreous enameling and more. Through April. Hours: Noon to 6 p.m.
Tues.-Sat. 615 Stoner Road, East Lansing. (517) 372-5135.

Anselmo Gallery: The artwork of Ali Golkar. Brilliant colors and
multidimensional figures. Through April. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat.; and 1-5 p.m. First Sun. 3320 E. Lake
Lansing Road, Ste. D & E, East Lansing. (517) 332-7777.

Banyan Gallery: “The Naturals.” Media representing the natural world.
Featuring art works by David Korte, Sandra Davison and Jan Sadowski.
Through April. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tues.-Sun. and by appointment.
1208 Turner St., Old Town, Lansing. (517) 371-4600.

Barebone Studios for Women’s Art: Various exhibitions featuring work by
members of the Working Women Artists. Hours: 6:30-9 p.m. Mon.; 10 a.m.
to 1 p.m. Sat.; and 1-5 p.m. Sun. Through April. 1236 Turner St., Old
Town Lansing. (517) 267-0809.

Belen Art Gallery: “Quilts, True Art II: Women and the World.” Features
over 50 quilts. Through April. Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. Wed.-Fri.; Noon to
4 p.m. Sat.; and 2-4 p.m. Sun. Michigan Women’s Historical Center and
Hall of Fame, 213 W. Main St., Lansing. (517) 484-1880.

Clark Hill: Collection by Michigan artists Michael Maurer Smith, Sally
Martin Stewart, Richard O’Malley, Carl Latona, Sandy Knapp, Richard
Galosy and Honora Bird. Through June 30. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Mon.-Fri. 212 E. Grand River Ave., Old Town Lansing. (517) 318-3100.

Creole Gallery: “A New Collection of Work” by Lansing Community College
art instructor Brian Bishop. Through April 23. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thurs.-Sat.; noon to 4 p.m. Sun.; or by appointment. 1218 Turner St.,
Old Town Lansing. (517) 487-9549.

East Lansing Public Library: “Art Among Friends 2006.” Paintings
depicting landscapes, portraits and still life. Through April 29.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon.-Thur.; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m. to
5:30 p.m. Sat.; 1-5 p.m. Sun. 950 Abbott Road, East Lansing. (517)
351-6414.

Framer’s Edge: “Twelve by Twelve Show.” Two and three dimensional works
of art all twelve by twelve inches or smaller. Through April 27. Hours:
10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sat.; Noon to 4 p.m.
Sun. 1856 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos. (517) 347-7400.

Hankins Gallery: “Inside the Circle,” spirit and essence of powwow
gatherings. Color photography, antique African trade bead jewelry and
sculpture. Through April. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; 1-5 p.m.
First Sun. 280 M.A.C. Ave., East Lansing. (517) 337-6366.



Hope Borbas Okemos Library: “Reflections” by Monette Thorrez. An
exhibit of watercolor works inspired by water. Through April 27. Hours:
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon-Thurs.; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fri. & Sat.; and 1-7
p.m. Sun. 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021.

Kresge Art Museum: “Master of Fine Arts Exhibition.” Paintings,
projected images, and sculpture. Through April 9. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. Mon., Tues., Wed, Fri.; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thur.; noon to 5 p.m.
Sat. & Sun. MSU, East Lansing. (517) 355-7631.

Lansing Art Gallery: Gallery: “Images of Land & Light” by Raymond
King. Mezzanine: “Elements of Nature” by Martha Brownscombe. Through
April 27. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tues. - Fri.; 1-4 p.m. Sat. and
First Sun. 113 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 374-6400.

Ledge Craft Lane: Carol Vann – Acrylics & Oils. Through April. 
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wed.–Sat. 120 S. Bridge St., Grand Ledge.
(517) 627-9843.

Mackerel Sky Gallery: “Heart’s Soul,” stone sculpture by Maureen
Bergquist Gray. Through May 22. Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mon., Tue.,
Wed.; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thur.-Fri.; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat.; and noon to
5 p.m. Sun. 217 Ann Street Plaza, East Lansing. (517) 351-2211.

Michigan Historical Museum: “A Soldiers Life” exhibit chronicles the
story of the first American troops to arrive in Michigan in 1796.
Through June 11. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. Sat.; 1-5 p.m. Sun. 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 241-2236.

MSU Museum: “Weavings of War: Fabrics of Memory.” Represents modern
warfare in our world and folk arts in contemporary life. Through June
30. FREE. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; and
1-5 p.m. Sun. West Circle Drive, MSU campus. (517) 355-2370.

Nokomis Learning Center: “Fishing Families of the Grand Traverse Band
of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.” Exhibit of photographs by Cindy John.
Through September. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tues.-Fri.; 12-5 p.m. Sat.
5153 Marsh Road, Okemos. (517) 349-5777.

Rubies Paradise Salon: “Too Cool Photography” by Ron Holleman and
“Photography by Gene” by Gene Tatroe. Through April. Hours: 10 a.m. to
6 p.m. Mon.-Sun. 2008 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-2206.



Saper Galleries: Displaying examples of nearly 2,000 works of art by
over 150 artists. Through April. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; 10
a.m. to 9 p.m. Thur.; 1-4 p.m. Sun. 433 Albert Ave., East Lansing.
(517) 351-0815.

Studio Gallery: Featuring new works by former LCC Art Instructor Paul
Thornton. Through April. Hours: noon to 6 p.m. Hours: Noon to 6 p.m.
Thur.-Sun. 15098 Peacock Road, Haslett. (517) 339-9563.

The Dancing Crane Gallery: Photography by Larry Carr, paintings by Mark
Mehaffey, Mark Adams, Scott MacKenzie. Through April. Hours: 9 a.m. to
6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat.; and Noon to 5 p.m. First Sun.
2312 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 484-7748.

The Don Brown Gallery: “Friends & Influences,” the mixed media
artworks of over 18 artists. Through April. Hours: Noon to 8 p.m.
Tue.-Fri.; Noon to 4 p.m. Sat. & Sun.; Noon to 6 p.m. First Sun.
126 E. Main St., Suite 2D, DeWitt. (989) 640-3542.

Trillium Gallery: Features handcrafted artwork by Michigan artists
including jewelry, glass, pottery, paintings, prints, weavings and
more. Through April. Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; and noon to 4
p.m. Sun. 107 Division St., East Lansing. (517) 333-3130.

Wild Birds Unlimited: “Wooden Henhouse” by Martha Lumbert. Tole
painting on architectural salvage and found objects. Through April.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Noon to 5 p.m. Sun. 1739 W. Grand
River Ave., Okemos. (517) 349-6417.

Wild Birds Unlimited: The watercolor and illustrative paintings of
Sharon Zarka, people, animals and peaceful nature scenes. Through
April. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Noon to 5 p.m. Sun. 2200
Coolidge Road, East Lansing. (517) 337-9920.

Woven Art: Featuring the fiber art works of Judith Harmony who uses
fabric to document her world travels. Through April 30. Hours: 11 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Tue.-Fri.; noon to 4 p.m. Sat. & Sun.; Closed Mon. 325 B
Grove Street, East Lansing. (517) 203-4467.



CLASSES & SEMINARS

Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group. Each Monday. Looks at healthy
coping skills, grief and adjustments. 6:30-8 p.m. Donation. Awakenings
Family Therapy, 1020 Long Blvd., Lansing. (517) 699-4357.

Coming Out Group. Sponsored by LAHR. Meets fourth Tuesday of every
month. 7-8:30 p.m. Room 209, Foster Community Center, 200 N. Foster
St., Lansing.

(517) 332-3200.

Divorce Therapy Group. Each Monday. Re-write life plans and work out
issues in a supportive environment. 6:30-8 p.m. Donation. Awakenings
Family Therapy, 1020 Long Blvd., Lansing. (517) 699-4357.

Drop-in Art Sessions. Variety of media in clay and wood. 4-6 p.m. Tue.;
2-4 p.m. first and third Sat. Free for Lansing residents. Reach Studio
Art Center, 1804 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 862-1443.



Free Yoga Classes. Each Thursday. Anyone interested in learning yoga is
invited to join a class. 4 p.m. McRee Guest House, 2721 S. Washington
Ave., Lansing.

(517) 367-5159.

Lansing Space Exploration Meetup Group. First Tue. each month. Everyone
interested in discussing activities in space welcome. 7 p.m. FREE. Gone
Wired Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 322-0484.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Support Group. Meets 1st and 3rd
Thursdays of the month. 7:30-9 p.m. Delta Presbyterian Church, 6100 W.
Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 485-6653.

Outreach Groups. Focused on reaching mothers and their children who’ve
experienced domestic violence. 6-7:30 p.m. FREE. Willow Street
Elementary School, 1012 W. Willow St., Lansing. (517) 372-5976.

Quit Tobacco Classes. Bi-monthly on Thursdays. Classes, counseling and
nicotine replacements provided at no cost. 7-8 p.m. FREE. Allen
Neighborhood Center, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 367-2468.

Young Breast Cancer Survivors Group. Meets third Wed. of each month.
Share with women facing similar challenges. 6 p.m. FREE. Breslin Cancer
Center, 401 W. Greenlawn Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-5226.



EVENTS

Animé Addicts. East Lansing High School Animé Club showing movies.
Popcorn provided. 3-5 p.m. East Lansing Library, Meeting Room, 950
Abbott Road, East Lansing. (517) 351-2420.

Disco Malecon. Each Saturday. Cuban salsa, merengue, bachata, reggaeton
and more. Raffles and many surprises. 9 p.m. $5. 600 N. Homer St.,
North of Frandor Plaza, Lansing. (517) 285-6288.

Homework Help. Each Monday. Free tutoring for students grades K-8. 4-6
p.m. FREE. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbott Road, East Lansing.
(517) 351-2420.

Homework Help. Staff available to assist students grade 4 through
college. Each Mon., Wed. & Fri. 3-5 p.m. FREE. Capital Area
District Library, Computer Center, 2nd floor, 401 S. Capitol Ave.,
Lansing. (517) 367-6363.

In My Backyard. Explore the wonders of natures from flowers and
ladybugs to clouds and stars. Hours: 2:30 p.m. Sun. only. $2-$3.
Parking Free. Abrams Planetarium, MSU, East Lansing. (517) 355-4672.

Journey to the Edge of Space & Time. Journey to black holes and
galaxies. Hours: 8 p.m., Fri. & Sat.; 4 p.m., Sun. $2-$3. Parking
Free. Abrams Planetarium, MSU, East Lansing. (517) 355-4672.

Lansing Scrabble Club. Meets first and third Saturdays each month. All
ages and levels welcome. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE. Friendship Manor, 200
Friendship Circle, Lansing. roxcb@aol.com.



Middle Eastern Belly Dance. Each Friday. Presented by performers from
the Habibi Dancers’ troupe. 6:30 & 8 p.m. FREE. Aladdin’s Delight
Restaurant, 4930 Marsh Road, Okemos. (517) 706-0201.

Open Craft Night. Each Wednesday. Finish your Indian regalia, work on a
pattern or other projects with experienced crafters. 6-9 p.m. FREE.
Nokomis Learning Center, 5153 Marsh Road, Okemos. (517) 349-5777.

Restorative Justice Project. Meets 2nd Sat. each month. Time for felons
to organize to obtain their rights as U.S. citizens. 10:30 a.m. FREE.
Baker Donora Focus Center, 840 Baker St., Lansing. (517) 485-0907.

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program. Many volunteer opportunities.
Information desk, delivery drivers, tutors/mentors and more. Gardner
Middle School, 333 Dahlia Dr., Lansing. (517) 887-6116.

Stretch & Dance Improv Group. Each Fri. 11 a.m. to noon. $5
suggested donation. All ages, beginners or experienced, drop-ins
welcome! Bailey Community Center, 300 Bailey St., East Lansing. (517)
351-0976.

Tuesday Chess Knights. All ages and skill levels are welcome. 6-8 p.m.
FREE. Gone Wired Cafe, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 367-2468.



LITERATURE & POETRY

Nu Poets Sing, Speak or Spit. Every second Sunday. Open mic for
musicians, artists, singers and poets. 7:30 p.m. $5 donation. Gregory’s
Ice & Smoke, 2510 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing. (517)
372-8466.

Poetry Open Mic Night. Last Tue. of each month. Revolving local poet
hosts with a great showcase of local talent. 8 p.m. $5. Magdalena’s Tea
House, 2006 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 487-1822.

Socrates Café Discussion Group. Each Monday. 7:30 p.m. FREE. Schuler
Books & Music, 1982 Grand River Ave., Okemos. (517) 349-8840.




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