Poet Cindy Hunter Morgan explores Great Lakes shipwrecks
Feb. 1 2017
MSU Professor and poet Cindy Hunter Morgan’s latest poetry collection is a transformative look at the shipwrecks that dot the Great Lakes. “Harborless,” which comprises 40 poems, is partly...
Schavey Road Pub / Sarnie Shope / Ruckus Ramen / Blaze Pizza
Feb. 1 2017
“Our DeWitt customers are definitely (more subdued) than the crowds we see at our other locations,” said Dave Sell, vice president of 414 Entertainment, the Tin Can’s parent company....
Meghan Martin joins Arts Council of Greater Lansing
Jan. 27 2017
FRIDAY, Jan. 27 — The Arts Council of Greater Lansing yesterday announced Meghan Martin as its new program manager. Martin“As a former drama kid with a love for design, I really con
City of Charlotte unveils new public sculpture
Jan. 27 2017
FRIDAY, Jan. 27 — The City of Charlotte unveiled “Charlotte Rising,” a new sculpture funded by a Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and PNC Foundation Public Art for Communities...
BoarsHead Theatre co-founder John Peakes dead at 83
Jan. 26 2017
THURSDAY, Jan. 26 — Longtime Lansing actor John Peakes died this morning at 83, City Pulse has learned. Peakes had been suffering from chronic heart problems and other medical conditions. “He’s
Ingham County program seeks applicants for urban farming internship
Jan. 26 2017
The Lansing Urban Farm Project is seeking potential urban farmers for its apprenticeship program, which runs from early May through early October. “This apprenticeship program is uniq
Haslett actress earns award for audiobook recording
Jan. 25 2017
It took 640 minutes, almost 11 hours, for Lauren Ezzo to record her parts for the audiobook version of Sarah Combs’ “The Light Fantastic.” It is one of several books she has recorded...
Comedian Shane Mauss explores the benefits of psychedelic drugs
Jan. 25 2017
Shane Mauss wants to talk to you about LCD, mushrooms and ecstasy. Well, that’s not entirely true. He wants to talk about the brain. But he knows drugs will pull an audience
Jan. 25 2017
New York-based playwright Christy Hall said she sees it as her responsibility to write compelling roles for women of all ages. “A Painted Window” is centered on two estranged sisters who struggle...
The jazz album that took two hours and 91 years to record
Jan. 25 2017
Last month, George Howard went into the recording studio for the first time in his life. So what? A lot of saxophone players make a lot of records — maybe too many. Why care about this one?
Librarian, storyteller Lezlee Worthington retires from East Lansing Public Library
Jan. 25 2017
On a recent Sunday at the East Lansing Public Library, a seemingly endless stream of patrons poured through the doors to say goodbye to retiring librarian Lezlee Worthington who, in her 25 years at the...
LAMBS’ GATE ANTIQUES / THE LIFE THAT’S LIVED THERE VINTAGELamb's Gate Antiques / The Life That's Lived There Vintage Market Place MARKET PLACE
Jan. 25 2017
For about two months, Jill Rinner had a “nagging feeling” to go see her old colleague, Carol Lamb, owner/operator of Lambs’ Gate Antiques in Old Town. The two women met in the early...
Jan. 18 2017
Ford Theatre Reunion returns to Mid-Michigan for a headlining show Saturday at the Fledge in Grand Ledge. Based in Lexington, Ky., the forever-touring group of road warriors, formed in 2008, is known for...
Greater Lansing arts communities gather to encourage unity, inclusion
Jan. 18 2017
With President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration looming, Greater Lansing artists are pondering if and how to respond to the tumultuous political climate
MSU’s Michael Dease takes a tour through the cradles and colors of jazz
Jan. 18 2017
“It’s round and warm, but there’s passion and articulation and it’s really swinging and the harmony is so clear and it feels so good,” he rhapsodized, turning the word “and”...
Jan. 18 2017
The irregular angles and slanted walls of Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum get another layer of complexity this week. Shiny copper pipes snake their way through the museum’s education...
Lansing groups team up to create new literary honor
Jan. 18 2017
Lansing already has plenty of trees, and if everything goes according to plan, it will also have its first poet laureate in time for April’s National Poetry Month
Riverwalk Theatre explores author’s life with inventive play
Jan. 18 2017
The world premiere community theater production of the “The Hemingway Play” traced the adult life of the literary icon. To accomplish that, four talented actors portrayed Hemingway at different...
Jan. 18 2017
“I would have loved to have stayed there — it’s a great location,” Miroquesada said. “But I understand (it was only temporary). I’m very grateful to Colleen for opening...
‘Hidden Figures’ an entertaining but heavy-handed correction of history
Jan. 17 2017

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