Former record store employee remembers the rise of the Verve Pipe
June 1 2016
In the 1990s, there was no job more awesome than working in a record store. Only a privileged few of us got to experience that awesomeness, while the rest of the plebeians wallowed in jealousy. Except...
Two first-time events come to Lansing in one weekend
June 1 2016
What do you do with a book when it is old, worn out and worthless? Crafty folks fashion old books into tables and playhouses. Others hollow out books to store contraband. Fashion designers have bound old...
Verve Pipe’s Brian Vander Ark recalls the fun and frustration of ‘The Freshmen’
June 1 2016
For months, the singer, guitarist and songwriter for a young East Lansing rock band called the Verve Pipe had been worrying at a sad, drifting melody he couldn’t shake off. But the lyric had a nagging...
Sheri Munce uses glass painting to process emotions
June 1 2016
Many of Munce’s works draw inspiration from events in her life. “Turner,” which is featured on the cover of this week’s City Pulse, came from Munce's learning that a high school...
June 1 2016
The storyline of “Rent” focuses on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the U.S. during the 1980s and ‘90s, as well as the stigma surrounding the LGBTQ community. For Stuible- Clark, the musical...
Top of the Town winners welcome newcomers
June 1 2016
It’s a temple devoted to breakfast. Golden Harvesters willingly stand for hours in line for the chance to sit in a cramped diner while being blasted with punk rock music, all for the chance to sample...
CADL, Meridian Township team up for outdoor reading event
June 1 2016
WEDNESDAY, June 1 — Getting a child to read can be rather difficult task, especially when books are competing with television, video games and smart phones for a child’s attention. Capital...
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....
Summer edition
May 25 2016
With the recent spike in Lansing-area barbecue joints and microbreweries, being the hero of the summer backyard party has never been easier
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...

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