Frandor bar shuts down after 27 years of business
May 26 2016
THURSDAY, May 26 — Frandor bar Tripper’s closed its doors permanently yesterday evening. “We would like to thank the thousands of Team Members that have worked for us these past 27...
Fantasy author Terry Brooks finds inspiration in diverse literature
May 25 2016
Author Terry Brooks has written the great American novel — more than 35 variations of it, actually — in his groundbreaking career as a fantasy writer
May 25 2016
The play is told from the perspective of two pet owners, Dan (John Seibert) and Betty (Karen Sheridan). Between the two of them, they collectively care for 20 animals, 19 cats on Betty’s side and...
May 25 2016
The first ever City Pulse River Rock Concert features a stacked lineup of legendary local acts. The two-day concert, sponsored by the Lansing Medical Cannabis Guild, happens at Adado Riverfront Park. The...
City Pulse celebrates Top of the Town winners at River Rock Concert
May 25 2016
After battling it out with hundreds of contenders and two rounds of voting, a select group of Greater Lansing warriors will soon be named as winners in the 2016 City Pulse/ Fox 47 News Top of the Town...
MSU Children’s Choirs release album, prepare for European tour
May 25 2016
When Kyle Zeuch stepped in as director of the MSU Children’s Choirs in 2013, he knew he had big shoes to fill. He is just the third director of the group, which won two Grammy awards in 2006 while...
Ixion Theatre highlights local writers in ‘Secrets’
May 25 2016
“Secrets,” this year’s installment of Ixion Theater’s annual bouquet of locallywritten one-act plays, had an off-stage prelude. The group Review requested submissions from local...
Don Middlebrook brings tropical vibes to mid-Michigan
May 25 2016
It may seem like trop rock, the genre of Caribbean-flavored music popularized by artists like Jimmy Buffett, is best suited for cruise ships and beach resorts. But Michigan native Don Middlebrook thinks...
May 25 2016
It looks like summer is finally here in Michigan. (I’m crossing my fingers and knocking on wood even as I type this.) Now that we can go outside without fear of windchill or hail storms, it’s...
Tom Cocozzoli’s ‘Capitolfest’ kicks off City Pulse’s Summer of Art
May 25 2016
City Pulse and the Arts Council of Greater Lansing have teamed up for the Summer of Art, which puts original art by area artists on the cover of City Pulse each week for 15 weeks, beginning with this issue....
Actor will co-teach courses, direct national content for WKAR
May 25 2016
WEDNESDAY, May 25 — East Lansing native and Emmy award-winning actor Timothy Busfield will join the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University as an artist in residence
Lansing Art Gallery expands art camp offerings
May 24 2016
TUESDAY, May 24 — Lately, it seems like creative classes like music and art are being pushed out of schools in favor of classes that focus on memorizing information and getting near-perfect scores...
May 23 2016
We’ve got jazz, folk and blues festivals in Greater Lansing — and starting this year we finally have rock! June 10 and 11 brings the first-ever City Pulse River rock Concert, starring the...
Local rapper hosts mixtape release party
May 23 2016
MONDAY, MAY 23 — It’s almost June. For most of us, that means that summer is near. But for the average American high school student, things are about to get stressful. The school year is almost...
Passion drives 'The Bridges of Madison County'
May 20 2016
FRIDAY, May 20 — Fear not, romance fans. “The Bridges of Madison County” is one of the rare Broadway musical adaptations that not only delivers the steamy material of its source material...
May 18 2016
Samonsky plays the lead male role, Robert, in the touring version of “The Bridges of Madison County,” opening at the Wharton Center Thursday. He has appeared in Broadway productions of “South...
Gideon Mendel’s ‘Drowning World’ plumbs the line between murk and normality
May 18 2016
South African photographer Gideon Mendel’s lush, large-format photographs of flood victims around the world are striking enough in magazines like National Geographic. “Drowning World,”...
May 18 2016
Lansing-based songwriter Hailey Wojcik headlines the Avenue Café May 26; opening the show are Sumarah, Stef Chura and Scary Women. Wojcik, who debuted in 2010 with her “Diorama” LP,...
Darcy Wood’s ‘Summer of Supernovas’ draws on teenage angst, astrology
May 18 2016
Williamstonbased author Darcy Woods, 38, weaves the tale of Wil in her debut young adult romance novel, “Summer of Supernovas.” The 17-yearold protagonist lives by her astrological chart. She...
River Rock Concert showcases local talent
May 18 2016
The inaugural City Pulse River Rock Concert, coming to Adado Riverfront Park next month, will serve up a heaping helping of locally-grown music

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