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Aug. 3 2017
This year’s Lansing JazzFest is a big banana split of textures and flavors, from fruity to nutty to creamy. But there’s no mistaking the cherry on top: the return of an old friend, a formidable...
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Aug. 3 2017
Aug. 7-8 We’ve all seen “Footloose” and probably questioned the legitimacy of the film’s dancing ban. What seems like a totalitarian fantasy is actually based on a true story....
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Aug. 3 2017
Tight, tough and taut with tension — the late 1960s energy of the Contemporary Jazz Quintet, led by Detroit pianist Kenn Cox, lit a little-known brushfire in jazz history that is worth rekindling....
Aug. 3 2017
University funds first all-female choir When constructing a choir, a lineup of male and female voices is not unusual. In fact, it’s a standard setup. But Sandra Snow, Michigan State University...
Aug. 3 2017
Pokemon GO in Lansing, friends made and money spent When Pokémon GO was released on July 6, 2016, coverage by media giants like Forbes and The New York Times helped shoot it to fame. Since then,...
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Aug. 3 2017
Trash to treasure Nichole Marie Biber was all smiles watching her children. She glanced around excitedly as they chattered to themselves, while bouncing a yellow ball under the table. Her collage,...
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Aug. 3 2017
Kazumi Japanese Steak & Sushi Bar opened last month in Holt. The traditional hibachi-style grill took over the location of Famous Dave’s, which closed last December. Metro Lansing’s newest...
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Aug. 3 2017
A breakdown of Italian Wine Labeling If you’re asking a friend or colleague for tips or pointers on which Italian wines to buy, and the person you’re speaking to is a self-proclaimed “Italian...
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Aug. 3 2017
The Plurals release ‘Swish’ LP at The Avenue Saturday, Aug. 5 @ The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 21+, FREE, 8 p.m. Before the Plurals hit the road on an extensive...
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Aug. 3 2017
Less than half a block from the Williamston Theatre is the Tavern 109; a great place to get dinner before or after a visit. After a show, I ordered the Saturday night special: Mandarin Orange Salmon ($23)....
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Aug. 3 2017
Local yoga instructor competes nationally For some, the words “yoga” and “competition” might not go together. Their combination might even seem confusing. However, for Ann Chrapkiewicz,...
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Aug. 3 2017
A look at the food of the late 1800sIn our world of fast food, microwave dinners and barbecues, it’s hard to imagine four-hour suppers where up to 40 courses of food were served to more than 400...
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Aug. 3 2017
617 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing This property was provided as a reader tip, with the added comment that it is just down the street from a recent Eye Candy. One can just make out the bottom of an upper...
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Aug. 3 2017
“Two of a Kind,” Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer, Omnivore Recordings The chief achievement of this recently released extended version of the 1961 collaboration between Johnny Mercer and Bobby...
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Aug. 3 2017
Preservation Lansing is accepting nominations for 2017 awards History lines the streets of Lansing in the form of buildings constructed in an era past. Today, those remnants, and the work done to maintain...
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Aug. 3 2017
Paid 'volunteer'Contrary to claim, Schor compensated PR firm for campaign work As State Rep. Andy Schor was putting the finishing touches on his announcement that he would seek the Lansing Mayor’s...
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Aug. 3 2017
Red Flag SaleCity Hall — hailed for its style — could fall A request for proposals to purchase and redevelop Lansing City Hall may result in the ionic example of Mid-Century Modern architecture...
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Aug. 3 2017
Developer, tax delinquent lawyer are leading Brown Clarke backers One of Lansing’s biggest real estate developers and a top property tax scofflaw and his associates provided nearly one-fifth of...
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Aug. 3 2017
If you’re looking for a way to get creative and help out a cause you believe in, try Crafting for a Cause. Bring things to work on that can be completed at home and put your knitting and craft
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Local community center showcases new art
Aug. 2 2017
Tonight, the Cristo Rey Community Center got a makeover. It unveiled a mural which now graces its outer wall. The improvement makes the community center a part of more than 100 urban revitalizat