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“Brighton Rock.” That’s the title of a 1974 song by Queen, and it tells you everything you need to about Edgar Wright’s newest film, “Baby Driver.” With its story of two, hip young lovers, being pulled apart by social d
July 6 2017
“Brighton Rock.” That’s the title of a 1974 song by Queen, and it tells you everything you need to about Edgar Wright’s newest film, “Baby Driver.” With its story of...
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With two full-length albums tucked neatly in their discography, 2014’s “Drugs to Roses” and 2016’s “Panacea,” the Legal Immigrants are a whirlwind of genre-phobic crunch. Led by Frontman Joe “Boots” Bockheim
July 6 2017
With two full-length albums tucked neatly in their discography, 2014’s “Drugs to Roses” and 2016’s “Panacea,” the Legal Immigrants are a whirlwind of genre-phobic crunch....
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July 6 2017
Tugga The Rapper 3:15-4 p.m. Diamond Jones 4:15-5 p.m. Waldo 6-6:45 p.m. Twista 8:15-9:15 p.m. Rosco P 11-11:45 p.m
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“It was a WPA building,” said College of Music Dean James Forger, referring to the President Franklin Roosevelt’s Works Progress Administration. “With the same original single-pane glass, without any climate control, and we have a
July 6 2017
“It was a WPA building,” said College of Music Dean James Forger, referring to the President Franklin Roosevelt’s Works Progress Administration. “With the same original single-pane...
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“I call my garden the Key West North because of the feel of it. I have many tropical plants, including the palm tree in the front yard. This garden makes living next to a busy street bearable,” said Michael Beebe, coordinator of the event and
July 6 2017
“I call my garden the Key West North because of the feel of it. I have many tropical plants, including the palm tree in the front yard. This garden makes living next to a busy street bearable,”...
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Then last week, things came full circle with the opening of Strange Matter Coffee Co.’s second location, which drops the creative “coffee cocktail” idea smack-dab in the middle of mid-Michigan’s largest daily, year-round source of
July 6 2017
Then last week, things came full circle with the opening of Strange Matter Coffee Co.’s second location, which drops the creative “coffee cocktail” idea smack-dab in the middle of mid-Michigan’s...
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Maddog Mcgraw's
July 6 2017
Maddog Mcgraw’s newest full-length release, “Green Beret,” does everything a hip-hop album should. Full of dissonant, Method Man “Tical” like beats, and packed with slicing...
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Michigan teen represents Wharton Center in national competition
July 5 2017
Antonio Cipriano represented the Wharton Center for Performing Arts Monday, June 26 at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards, or “Jimmy Awards.” Presented by The Broadway League Foundati
PETA offers $5,000 to organizations that will use silent fireworks
June 29 2017
Many consider the Fourth of July to be a celebration, where proud Americans grill up hamburgers and hot dogs and come evening, sit to watch a colorful pyrotechnic display. However, not everyone experiences...
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Local romance authors win RITAs
June 29 2017
Romance writers Darcy Woods and Lyssa Kay Adams, aren’t as much interested in computing those odds as they are in talking about how they became romance writers and how excited they are to be RITA...
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From doctor to artist
June 29 2017
This cover was first a photograph she took at the Lansing Fourth of July parade in 2014. “I took about 100 pictures of people,” Texera said. “I looked at the pictures on a computer and...
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At only 20 years old, the Lansing hip-hop artist is quick to give back.
June 29 2017
Mikeyy Austin is quick. His rhymes are quick, his wit is quick he even picks up the phone quickly, only letting it ring once before answering for this interview. And at only 20 years old, the Lansing hip-hop...
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Sincere releases “The Shining” at Mac’s Bar
June 29 2017
As a former member of the Mid Mobb section, a Lansing-based rap group, Sincere has been a fixture in the local hip-hop scene for almost a decade. Now living in Fort Lauderdale, he returns to the Capital...
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At 100, arts patron Selma Hollander gets her own show
June 29 2017
“I’ve had a charmed life,” she said. The Hollanders were, and Selma still is, among the most visible and tireless arts patrons at MSU and around Lansing. Their names are on endowed chairs,...
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A how-to guide for a safe July 4th
June 29 2017
But, according to the American Pyrotechnics Association, roughly 11,000 fireworks-related injuries will also be reported, as well as thousands of fires
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New addition to Lansing Mall food court
June 29 2017
“Nick and I will be doing our best to restore the original pizza recipe and have that back in the Lansing market,” said Greg Sinicropi in a Facebook post. “I grew up eating it and loved...
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Frank and Earnest play final show
June 29 2017
“Frank and Earnest is different for me as it was a very established thing before I joined,” said guitarist/ vocalist Tommy McCord, who replaced Pierce in November 2013. “In many ways,...
When summer hits, it’s beer and ice cream all day, every day.
June 29 2017
When it comes to summer treats, chances are you’re one of two types of people: the ice cream lover or the brew aficionado. If you’re like me, you have a deep love and appreciation for both...
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Mark Mandenberg passes away at 64
June 28 2017
Mark Mandenberg and the cast of "Master Class." Left to right: Sergei Kuitko, Janine Novenske Smith, Mark Mandenberg, Bonnie Cook, Ryan Powers, Susan Ruggiero.Courtesy of Ken Beachler. The Riv
Moonlight Film Festival
Watch movies for FREE at Valley Court Park
June 26 2017
Bring blankets or lawn chairs — whichever you prefer — and settle in to watch movies under the summer stars. East Lansing’s 2017 Moonlight Film Festival jumps to the big screen in Valley...