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Aug. 10 2017
Summer of memoriesA look at Michigan in the summer of ‘67 It was June 1970 and I was standing at the corner of Haight-Ashbury, the epicenter of the Summer of Love. But I had missed my chance in...
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Aug. 10 2017
Summer of Love celebrated through art Sometimes it takes two to create memorable and vibrant art. Artist Ben Graham designed this week’s cover, but he didn’t create it alone. With the...
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Aug. 10 2017
The Mason brewery will feature comedians Will Green and Pat Seivert as hosts and the line-up features Louis Michael, Mike Szar, Sam Rager and headliner Aharon Willows
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Aug. 10 2017
I’ll admit that I enjoy local breweries for their craft brews, but truly it’s for their menus. I have nothing against beer — in fact I really like it — but I love well made bar...
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Aug. 10 2017
Folk music is an American tradition, one with complex sub-genres that fit together and create the blanket genre of traditional arts. But in a confusing twist, “folk” often brings to mind a...
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Aug. 10 2017
A titanic variety of rappers perform Friday at Mac’s Bar at the all-Michigan hip-hop event dubbed “Michigan Muscle Artist Showcase Reloaded.” The concert is presented by Peezy Promotions...
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Aug. 10 2017
Husband and wife duo tackles social justice while spreading the love It’s unusual to find an intact instrument in a war zone. What’s even more unusual is to find a playable one, but that’s...
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Aug. 10 2017
How about a Thursday-night comedy? “The Tropical Pickle” from Michigan director Jeff Daniels might just be the one. This story doesn’t hide its Michigan roots as it is set in Macomb...
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Aug. 9 2017
From left to right: Mac Doyle, Will McPeek, Jake Matter and Nick LaForge. Courtesy Photo After catching up a little and working through a few pre-interview questions like “Should we swear?”...
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Aug. 9 2017
See who's advancing to the General in Nov
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Aug. 8 2017
The Lansing Art Gallery is in the midst of its 2017 Pop Up Project. The project is designed to take "art out of the gallery" and into the public view through 12 repurposed newspaper kiosks. The
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Aug. 7 2017
Spice up your Tuesday night with some family movie time! This weekly event by the East Lansing Public Library can help bring families closer at no cost. This week, the library will show the “LEGO...
Aug. 6 2017
This week on City Pulse on the air:Arts and Culture Editor Eve Kucharski speaks with Chad Swan-Badgero and Melissa Kaplan of the Renegade Theatre Festival, Lansing Jazz Fest organizer Terry Terr
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Aug. 6 2017
For those interested in exploring an age-old theological conundrum, perhaps attending Better Living Book Club’s evening meeting today will be the perfect start to the week. This time, the grou
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Aug. 5 2017
Now in its 23rd year, the annual Lansing JazzFest will host roughly 7,000 people from across the state in Old Town today. The event has more than a dozen artists performing, from Wess “Warmdad
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Aug. 4 2017
With only two days left in AJ Cooke’s exhibition, now is the time to catch the metro-Detroit-based artist’s work. Cooke’s “Remnants” series is a series of drawings and paintings...
Aug. 3 2017
Despite the early hour, about 130 people from across the state packed the public feedback session and 30 people gave spoken comments to a panel of state officials led by Valerie Brader, director of the...
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Aug. 3 2017
The amazing sights and sounds of JazzFest can be enjoyed for free—even the best seats in front of the stages! And your gift can help to keep it that way. Please look for the bucket brigade and drop...
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Aug. 3 2017
Ron Brooks has been a major player in, and influence on, the southeastern Michigan jazz community for several decades. Ron emerged as a player in the 1960s, recording for Blue Note records and performing...
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Aug. 3 2017
For more than 35 years, the Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra has been one of Michigan’s premier large jazz ensembles. The band features many of the area’s finest musicians, playing swinging original...