After Fidel Castro’s death, Miami celebrates, Havana carries on
Dec. 7 2016
When Dan Nuñez planned his trip to Cuba, he expected to learn more about the island’s political history. He didn’t expect to experience it firsthand
Marc-Olivier Wahler shares his vision for MSU’s Broad Art Museum
Dec. 7 2016
Designer birdhouses, punk rock, luminescent organisms, rare isotopes, worm eating and virtual reality are a few of the sugarplums dancing in the head of Marc- Olivier Wahler, the new director of Michigan...
Lincoln Center dispatches small army on epic Brandenburg binge
Dec. 7 2016
A six-course banquet that lightens your heart, instead of giving you acid reflux, sounds like a miracle. The Brandenburg Concertos of Johann Sebastian Bach start at miraculous and go upward from there
MSU researchers revive 100-year-old barley stain
Dec. 7 2016
Michigan gets very cold. And when it’s not cold, it’s very humid. And summers can get blisteringly hot with little notice. If you’re a hearty Michigander, you’re probably used to...
Bassist Rufus Reid shows how it’s done at MSU visit
Dec. 7 2016
Bassist Rufus Reid looked bemused when he took the stage in a cavernous conference room at the lavish headquarters of the MSU Federal Credit Union Monday night
Dec. 7 2016
In the touring company of the musical comedy “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” Kevin Massey plays Monty Navarro, an impoverished young man who learns he is a distant heir to an...
Dec. 7 2016
Grand Ledge-based power-new wave band Jason Alarm releases its first full-length record, “Piling it On,” Saturday at Mac’s Bar. Opening the show are the Devil's Cut, Jake Simmons & the...
CADL downtown branch to close for interior renovations
Dec. 7 2016
Capital Area District Library’s downtown branch, a prime example of Modernist architecture, is looking to modernize its interior
Broad Museum seeks new home for Kresge collection
Dec. 7 2016
Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum is planning to lease a space across Grand River Avenue where it will showcase art from the former Kresge Art Museum, the Broad’s new director, Marc-Olivier...
Rusty Nail / Beer Grotto / Max & Erma's / Chun Chi
Dec. 7 2016
As REO Town continues its gradual shift from gritty historic district into gritty cultural mecca, even longtime business owners are getting in on the action
Broad Art Museum director talks politics, art and his upcoming book
Dec. 7 2016
Last month, the new director of Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum, Marc-Olivier Wahler, talked with City Pulse’s Lawrence Cosentino about a range of topics, from the relation between...
Arts Council fundraiser includes auction of City Pulse cover art
Nov. 30 2016
The Arts Council of Greater Lansing will auction off over 15 pieces of art that graced the cover of City Pulse this year as part of its annual Holliday Glitter fundraiser next week
Williamston Theatre shines in classic farce
Nov. 30 2016
I would not be surprised to learn that Larry Shue — author of “The Nerd” — was a great chess player. The classic play — which opened at the Williamston Theatre Friday —...
Nov. 30 2016
Anthony Raneri has spent the last 16 years as the lead singer and songwriter for Bayside, a New York-based emo-punk band. In that time, the group released seven records, including 2014’s “Cult,”...
Jamie-Sue Seal, John Latini host dual album release show
Nov. 30 2016
After years of working behind the scenes, local singer/songwriter Jamie-Sue Seal is stepping back into the spotlight with a new album — her first solo effort in 12 years
Nov. 30 2016
Anglers on the Red Cedar River know how to use worms and grubs to lure in their catch. A local nonprofit, however, is hoping to hook prospective environmentalists — and using art as the bait
Exploring the unique words, accents of the Midwest
Nov. 30 2016
Edward McClelland took a linguistic tour of the Midwest while doing research for his new book, “How to Speak Midwestern,” a delightful romp through the dialects and vocabulary of the region....
Kimberly Lavon finds her niche, opens East Lansing gallery space
Nov. 30 2016
Art has been part of Kimberly Lavon’s life from the moment she was born — well, even before that, actually
Red's Smokehouse Burgers & BBQ / White Bros Music
Nov. 30 2016
On Saturday, Carol “Red” Smith and her wife/business partner Jackie Randall closed their two-year-old barbecue booth inside Lansing City Market to prepare for its transition to a standalone...
Music event announces first headliner, shorter festival
Nov. 29 2016
Common Ground 2016 was just a few months ago, but the music festival has already confirmed its first headliner for 2017. Country star Toby Keith was announced today as headliner for July 7.Keith

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