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Sept. 21 2017
Big-time ‘Mad Men’ put an art-centric stamp on MSU’s Wharton Center How do you rediscover your soul? If you’re MSU’s Wharton Center for the Performing Arts, you look inside...
Sept. 21 2017
A tumultuous 'Tempest'The East Lansing Community Theatre brings variety to Shakespeare classic If you’re tempted to see “The Tempest,” be warned: although this is a free production,...
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Sept. 21 2017
Sept. 21 Hear the phrase “up-andcoming comic” and you’re likely to picture someone in their mid-to-late 20s. Tell that to Frank Wippel, who at 68 has been bringing fresh comedic talent...
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Sept. 21 2017
Local folk musician starts sustainability festival Come for the food, stay for the music — and the message. Old Town’s First Annual Songs for Sustainability Festival hits the Old Town General...
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Sept. 21 2017
As all Lansingites know, the Greater Area is a vibrant, bubbling place, filled to the brim with a diverse variety of many art forms. This issue is City Pulse’s tribute to each of them. Instead of...
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Sept. 21 2017
Bootleg of Dayton Family at hurricane benefit Sunday, Sept. 24 @ Mac’s Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. $10 Donation. 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Beats Bangin Entertainment, a Lansing-based promotion company,...
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Sept. 21 2017
Local teacher creates unique pieces for ArtPrize Marissa Tawney Thaler is a veteran ArtPrize-er; she knows where to find the best of the best, and she should, seeing as this is her third year as an...
Sept. 21 2017
You might think...‘She Loves Me’ delightfully excites “She Loves Me” is a third adaptation of the Hungarian playwright Miklós Lászlo’s 1936 stage play “Parfumerie.”...
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Sept. 21 2017
A look backstage with Melody Teodoro-Kurtis and Ray Kurtis It’s a rarity to get to do what you love, but even rarer to work with someone you love. Perhaps that’s why both Ray Kurtis and Melody...
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Sept. 21 2017
Former Lansingite Bethany Beardslee’s memoir demonstrates how she took the music world by storm A love-filled, creative childhood, helpful mentors and carefree teen years; that was the mix that...
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Sept. 21 2017
North Lansing restaurant becomes new home for ballet company Ballet may be thought of as a French art, what with all the pliés and jetés and pirouettes, but the classical dance style was...
Sept. 14 2017
The cast of ‘9 to 5’ Crackles You have one more weekend to tumble out of bed and pour yourself a cup of ambition to see “9 to 5 The Musical.” If the ambitious Owosso Community...
Sept. 14 2017
Cooley Law School Stadium hosts Bob Seger tribute band It’s not often that you’ll run into someone who’s as invested in cover bands as 54-year-old Todd Stoney. But as the founder, or...
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Sept. 14 2017
Local radio personality writes book about friendship with former president Don’t let the dust jacket of the new book “I Call Him ‘Mr. President:’ Stories of Golf, Fishing and Life...
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Sept. 14 2017
Detroit’s Groove Council is an intimidating outfit with nine members — just like the U.S. Supreme Court. But never fear, the council always rules in your favor unanimously. Who doesn’t...
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Sept. 14 2017
Crafstman touch adds heft to ritzy westside home tour This year, there’s some eastside solidity in the country-club, old-money frou-frou of the mother of all Lansing home tours — a rare peek...
Sept. 14 2017
Perhaps only Buffalonians didn’t enjoy “Moon Over Buffalo.” The play is set in the green room of a theater in Buffalo, and certainly made some of its laughs poking fun at the city and...
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Sept. 14 2017
Lansing rock ‘n’ roll gem gets final hurrah Ask Rick Becker what it was all about, and he’ll tell you, the “core of the place was people seeking community.” At the Brewery...
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Sept. 14 2017
After 31 years in business, Office Furniture Outlet & Supplies in Lansing’s Eastside Neighborhood will permanently close on Wednesday, Sept. 20. There will be a half-off sale on many showroom...
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Sept. 14 2017
Maintaining a business on the Michigan State University stretch of Grand River Avenue is no easy feat. Couple the high student turnover rate with the disappearance of more than half of the population every...