Capital City Film Festival offers more movies, music than ever
April 5 2017
The film festival formally kicks off its seventh year Thursday night with a Red Carpet Premiere Party at Lansing Brewing Co., but the festival actually started earli- er this week with a Tuesday night...
Author Lora Bex Lempert details women sentenced to life
April 5 2017
“My ongoing interactions with life-serving women opened a new world to me. A world that I never considered, a world that was not in any life plan for me, a world that I did not know existed.”...
Checking out value wines for warm weather adventures
April 5 2017
I was in a store this month and I saw two rosé packages, a canned rosé 4-pack in cardboard with the package top reading “stay basic” and a wine called Brosé. Dudes in salmon-colored...
April 5 2017
I’ve been a semi-regular diner at Sushi Ya since roughly 2007, when my brother lived in an apartment directly above its old location near the corner of Abbot Road and Grand River Avenue. (Both Sushi...
Arts patron Gregg Hill comes out as composer
April 5 2017
Lansing jazz lovers know Hill, along with his wife, Lois Mummaw, as patrons of the arts and supporters of the local jazz scene. But this month, he will be publicly outed as a thoughtful, prolific composer...
‘Wonder of the World’ delights with quirky characters, fun visuals
April 5 2017
The true wonder of the play was its central character, Cass, as portrayed by Sarah Hayner. Cass, who retreats to Niagara Falls after discovering an unknown side of her husband, was po- litely described...
‘Eurydice’ raises questions of love and loss
April 5 2017
If you could visit a deceased loved one, would you? That’s one question, among with many others, posed by Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.’s latest production, “Eu- rydice.” Sarah Ruhl’s...
‘1984’ a grim reminder of dangers of authoritarianism
April 5 2017
You may not want to take a first date to see “1984.” But your soon-to-be voting, nearly 18-year-old son or daughter? No question
The Record Lounge
April 5 2017
If millennials and baby boomers can agree on one thing, it’s that music sounds better when it’s played on vinyl. Over the last decade, vinyl album sales have exploded thanks in part to those...
Your guide to summer festivals
April 5 2017
Wait — but what if you’ve never been to a festival before? Or what if the last time you went, it was a disaster? Not to worry. We caught up with a few seasoned festival-goers and compiled the...
How we became Michigan’s first sanctuary city
April 5 2017
On March 20, a 36-year-old undocumented woman from Mexico was pulled over by Lansing Police Officer Matthew Meaton for improper lane use. He asked for her driver’s license. She produced an expired...
April 5 2017
This International Style building was designed by Detroit architect Ralph R. Calder in 1956, incorporating such style-defining features as flat roofs and smooth wall planes. Although the main entrance...
Schor far ahead for mayor, Dunbar hurting for Council
April 5 2017
Brown Clarke said in a written statement: “There have been several polls to date, each with varying results. And, we are still a couple of weeks away from the filing deadline and a final slate of...
State Rep.’s bill to let unvaccinated pupils attend school despite contagious outbreaks
April 5 2017
WEDNESDAY. April 5 — Move over Typhoid Mary, Republican State Rep. Tom Barrett is taking over. The second-term lawmaker from Potterville introduced legislation last week that will dramatically hampe
Here's what's going on in town today.
April 5 2017
Happy hump day. After work, celebrate. You're closer to the weekend than you were this morning, my friend, and what better way to celebrate than with wine?! Head over to UrbanBeat at 1213 Turner
Here's what's going on in town today.
April 4 2017
Happy Tuesday. Spring is in the air, and with spring comes gardening. Whether you're blessed with the green thumb or you're like me and kill every plant you've ever owned, this free, Gardening
Here's what's going on in town today.
April 3 2017
Monday's are hard. No matter what your fitness or energy level might be today, instead of reaching for the coffee, Yoga might be the best way to start your week. Proven to "increase strength, awaren
Here's what's going on in town today.
April 1 2017
Hello on this April Fool's weekend. While many may be celebrating the first weekend of April with a prank, we're celebrating with toast, sourdough toast. That's right, the first of April is more th
Brian Regan, Wayne G. Sieloff, Dan Lohrmann, and Kevin Schoen talk on the show tonight.
March 31 2017
Wayne G. Sieloff talks about the state of the Lansing Airport. Dan Lohrmann and Kevin Schoen talk about cybersecurity. Brian Regan talks about his life and stand-up comedy
Pink, white and blue flags fly at Lansing, East Lansing city halls
March 31 2017
The Transgender Pride Flag flies over the East Lansing City Hall Friday March 31. It was part of eight municipal governments honoring the International Transgender Day of Visibility project. Todd Heyw

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