March 15 2017
Thanks to the unseasonable weather, I’m cool, but not cold, and after a long day of sitting at my desk, standing for 20 minutes feels great. Eventually I’ll shuffle my way to the front of the...
March 15 2017
A man of many aliases — Dabrye, James T. Cotton, SK-1 — Tadd Mullinix is known for a unique sounds that features hip-hop and acid techno influences and beautifully crafted abstract beats
March 15 2017
Ginger spice and mild pine notes are set against citrus sweetness and a touch of bitterness. Nothing is overpowering. Whe ther you’re slurping up some udon soup for lunch or settling in for a nice...
‘Red’ seems more lecture than theater
March 15 2017
“What do you see?” is a question that’s asked repeatedly in “Red,” the latest production running in Riverwalk Theatre’s Black Box. It’s one of many probing questions...
Twenty years later, ‘Rent’ offers window into HIV/AIDS epidemic
March 15 2017
David Merino was in fifth grade when he caught a clip from the 2005 film version of “Rent” on television. Instantly hooked, he soon managed to see the whole film and then picked up the original...
March 15 2017
SATURDAY, MARCH 18 >> CORNED BEEF DINNER AT GROVENBURG UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
March 15 2017
Superheroes have been a mainstay in popular culture for decades, but they seem to be all the rage these days. Superhero movies dominate the box office, but Lansing Community College’s latest theater...
Jayme Stone digs for gems from Alan Lomax’s archives
March 15 2017
Like many folk musicians, banjoist Jayme Stone has spent a lot of time with the field recordings made by Alan Lomax, one of the 20th century’s most important folk musicologists. But a recent encounter...
Jan Bidwell makes a case for meditation in activism
March 15 2017
In the late 1960s, a group of my friends, students at Michigan State University, became enamored by transcendental meditation after attending a free group session. At the time, my other friends and I thought...
A surrogate bears the fate the first Scott House avoided
March 15 2017
In retrospect, it’s amazing that Lansing’s Scott House made it all the way to a wintry Monday morning two days ago, when its demolition began to make room for a Board of Water & Light substation
March 15 2017
We choose the smoked salmon pâté and a charcuterie plate for starters. The pâté ($12) gets good marks, with the requisite smokiness smoothed out by a dill-based sour cream. The...
Side Bar / Good Truckin' Diner / Glazed and Confused
March 15 2017
“It took a while, but I’m happy with the way things turned out,” Abood said, surveying the brick, faux brushed steel and reclaimed wood of the interior. “I didn’t want to...
Alessia Cara, KYLE added to Common Ground 2017
March 15 2017
WEDNESDAY, March 15 — Pop singer/songwriter Alessia Cara will headline July 6, the opening night of this year’s Common Ground Music Festival, the festival announced this morning.The 20-
Here's what's going on in town today
March 15 2017
Good day on this partly cloudy Wednesday.Lansing-based doom-metal band Cruthu releases its new full-length LP, “The Angle of Eternity,” today at Mac’s Bar. Headlining the show is Castle,...
Here's what's going on in town today
March 14 2017
Good day and happy Pi Day.Mary Harris “Mother” Jones was once called “the most dangerous woman in America” because of her tireless efforts on behalf of working people and their...
Here's what's going on in town today
March 13 2017
Good day on this gray, cloudy Monday.Capital Area District Libraries reopens its downtown branch today. The location has been closed all winter for remodeling. Read about the updates in last week's
Here's what's going on in town this weekend
March 11 2017
Good day and happy weekend.A bake sale benefiting Lansing's Refugee Development Center takes place at the Robin Theatre today. Read more about the event here.Under the direction of MSU music theory P
March 10 2017
This week's guests are photographer Camille Seaman, as well as Katrina Daniels and Barb Whitney of the Lansing Art Gallery
Here's what's going on in town today
March 10 2017
Good day on this cold Friday.This month’s edition of the comedy witches’ monthly show is a special standup showcase benefiting the Refugee Development Center. “Stand Up For Sanctuary”...
‘Logan’ a moving antidote to a tired genre
March 9 2017
The consensus on “Logan,” the latest movie in the “X-Men” franchise — and reportedly the last to star Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart as series stalwarts Wolverine and Professor...

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