March 1 2018
The man beached his tiny craft, scattering a few ducks. Two years hence, at the same spot, guests will pull up to a high and dry hotel, if the most long-awaited development agreement in Lansing’s...
Jeff Daniels directed drama uses water crisis as backdrop
Feb. 28 2018
Imagine condensing and collapsing the entire modern history of Flint into a dark, blue-collar slice-of- life story about two families struggling with abject poverty
Feb. 22 2018
Aries (March 21-April 19) When you're playing poker, a wild card refers to a card that can be used as any card the cardholder wants it to be. If the two of hearts is deemed wild before the game begins,...
Lansing artists coalesce for a new gallery
Feb. 22 2018
It’s unfair to say they came out of the blue. After three years of transforming a dilapidated Old Town building at 718 E. Grand River Ave. into an illustrious urban gallery, META Collective, a new...
Lansing poet Eric Crosley brings a collaborative experience to the Robin Theatre
Feb. 22 2018
Crosley’s roots take us to mid50’s rural Indiana, where he discovered his transgender identity at the very young age of five. The realization made life problematic for Crosley, who was forced...
New art gallery dissects our digital personas
Feb. 22 2018
“Highly Reflective” relies heavily on interactivity between its installions and its audience. Fiddling with the art is usually a surefire way to get oneself removed for a gallery, but Sometimes...
‘Thus With a Kiss I Die’ packs an immersive theater experience
Feb. 22 2018
Michigan State University’s Department of Theatre has an outstanding history of producing plays that address critical social and cultural issues. From “In the Blood” to “Baltimore”...
‘Let the Right One In’ tells a different kind of love story
Feb. 22 2018
“Let the Right One In” has a large cast of supporting characters, including the three bullies, played to form by Quinn Kelly, Dylan Storm and Richard Kopitsch, and a school gym teacher played...
Starlight Dinner Theatre veteran opens up
Feb. 22 2018
When Jan Ross laughs, it’s not just heard — it’s felt. The big bellow suits her 5’ 10” formidable frame. Sometimes theater audiences have heard the distinctive chuckles, and...
Feb. 22 2018
In 2009, when Rick Snyder was considering a run for governor, he conducted a series of small meetings to bounce ideas around and get feedback from various citizens. As a person in one of those meetings,...
New owners act
Feb. 22 2018
The manufactured home park was sold on Dec. 15 on land contract to Riverview Estates MHC LLC, a California company, by South Lyon-based Riverview 110 Estates LLC. The sale price does not appear in city...
State owes county recycling fee for Governor’s Mansion
Feb. 22 2018
“I think this might be an error on the city’s part. That doesn’t make sense,” wrote Snyder spokesman Ari Adler Friday. “Do you have a copy of the bill? I’m trying to...
Liz Carroll comes to Ten Pound Fiddle
Feb. 22 2018
As a young girl, renowned Irish fiddle player and composer Liz Carroll felt lucky to grow up in a household full of musicians with a rich Irish history. But what she didn’t know, is that the music...
Feb. 22 2018
“I never heard of chimichangas or fajitas before I moved here,” said Vera. “Those don’t exist in Mexico. And tacos down there don’t have lettuce and cheese – that’s...
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City won’t identify people behind marijuana license applications
Feb. 22 2018
Who knows? Not the public, at least. Citing state law, city government is refusing to release the identities of the financial backers behind medical marijuana facility license applicants. The City Attorney’s...
Feb. 22 2018
The campaign, called “Promote the Vote,” seeks to give military members more time to vote, automatically register citizens when they conduct business at a Secretary of State office and allow...
Show we don’t stand or hate
Feb. 22 2018
On March 5th, Alt-Right poster boy, Richard Spencer, and his lawyer and MSU alumni, Kyle Bristow, are bussing in 300+ sympathizers from a private conference in Detroit to a speaking engagement at the...
Feb. 22 2018
Great coverage of an important issue (“The new BWL plant: Is gas the way to go?) by City Pulse’s Larry Cosentino this week. And kudos to the folks who are courageous enough to push back and...
Conspicuous Bystanders go against the grain
Feb. 22 2018
In May of 2014, two south Michigan-based musicians named Jenna Roark and Emmet McGuire met and began writing and making music together. Their mutual love for classic rock influenced their work together...
BWL sticking with gas plant despite robust dissent
Feb. 22 2018
“The site has been selected. Construction is ready to start,” Peffley said. “We’ve been two years working on this and we can’t wait much longer because we need to replace...