May 24 2017
The Pump House Concerts annual outdoor festival returns with another stacked lineup of accomplished Americana songwriters from across the country and Canada. Along with hours of live music, an assortment...
Your map to fun in the sun
May 24 2017
I was driving through my neighborhood when I saw it. More reliable than the robin, more trustworthy than the tulips, the orange glow of traffic cones is the sure sign of summer in Michigan. All over the...
May 24 2017
City Pulse's schedule of summer theater events
May 24 2017
Nic Gareiss and Caleb Teicher want to show you something new: a place where jazz, tap, folk and other styles of percussive dance intertwine. The duo explores the spaces between those genres Tuesday with...
Mason native Blake French lands werewolf role on Adult Swim series
May 24 2017
Actor Blake French never had much luck getting on stages in mid-Michigan. At 18, unable to land parts with local theater companies, the Mason High School student began skipping classes to travel to Detroit,...
May 24 2017
Louisiana-based chain Sam’s Southern Eatery is on track to open next week at the former location of Jackie’s Diner in south Lansing, which closed earlier this month. Store owners Tracy and...
Symphony announces 2017-18 season
May 24 2017
After a year filled with muscular works of 20th-century titans Stravinsky and Shostakovich and bold strokes like Friday’s electro-acoustic world premiere, the 2017-18 season largely retreats to more...
CADL's Library of Things offers lawn games and more
May 24 2017
A book is great for taking to the beach, but Capital Area District Libraries is lending cardholders more than just books for summer fun this year. Outdoor summer games like bocce ball, cornhole
Common Ground producers announce new music festival
May 18 2017
THURSDAY, May 18 — The producers of Common Ground Music Festival announced today a new music festival coming to Adado Riverfront Park in September. MiEntertainment Group (formerly Meridian Ente
May 17 2017
Even in the Internet age, sometimes the best way to get noticed is to get out into the real world and get in front of people. The East Lansing Art Festival, which kicks off this weekend, offers artists...
May 17 2017
The work of East Lansing photographer David Olds recalls a time when you could wander around, virtually invisible, with a camera around your neck, your pocket filled with 35mm film cassettes and your mind’s...
May 17 2017
Off of the turntable comes “Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Songbook,” a 1977 Verve Records reissue of the 1956 double album, complete with lengthy liner notes across the double...
Lisa Pegher, Lansing Symphony take a trip to the land of electronica
May 17 2017
“It’s going to look like I’m Lisa the soloist, playing a bunch of drums at the front of the stage, but what’s going to come out of my setup is another whole sound world that nobody’s...
May 17 2017
My favorites were the plays that bookended the set of one-act plays. The first, “The Physics of Now” starred Richard Kopitsch and Storm Boyer. The real-life couple played boyfriend and girlfriend...
May 17 2017
Dale D. Hills played Eddie, a backwoods kind of character with a propensity for drinking and shouting. Raine Paul was May, a semi-disturbed lady with proclivity for insecurity and shouting. In fairness,...
May 17 2017
Emerging Lansing-based thrash-metal outfit Tyrant wraps up its second tour, “The Take Over Tour,” Friday at Mac’s Bar. Opening the show is tour partner Cipher Six, as well as fellow heavy...
Little Light Bakery
May 17 2017
After being cooped up inside the Allen Market Place since last fall, the Allen Farmers Market returns to its summertime setup today with its first outdoor market of the year
'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel is good, but it’s two movies in one
May 17 2017
Let’s be honest: “Guardians of the Galaxy” was pretty mediocre, even by the bland standards of Marvel Studios. So I was surprised to find that “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”...
Eat Healthy Eat Local Festival kicks off Saturday in St. Johns
May 12 2017
Proponents of eating well have something to celebrate this weekend — a festival devoted to healthy, local food. Over 30 local food businesses set up shop in downtown St. Johns Saturday for
Former teacher’s 90th birthday stirs tales of Michigan School for the Blind
May 11 2017
The other one we’ll get to in a minute. Bill Meyers wrestled at the school in the late ‘60s, just after it snagged Class B wrestling championships in 1961 and 1963. Meyers is burly, shaven-headed...

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