TV studio open house shows off renovations
June 20 2012
When it comes to modern media and technology, practically every couple of years brings the equivalent of a new era in history. With facilities dating back to 1992, the studios of HOMTV and CAMTV in Meridian...
Michael McCallum unveils two new films Sunday
June 20 2012
In March, Detroit's Uptown Film Festival named local filmmaker Michael McCallum the Michigan Independent Filmmaker of the Year. He has not rested on his laurels
Want to get the best out of your feet? Learn how to eat, advises Scott Jurek
June 20 2012
As an eighth-grader in rural Minnesota, Scott Jurek hated running. As a high-schooler, he only ran to stay in shape for Nordic skiing. Today, Jurek, 38, is one of the world’s best ultramarathoners...
June 20 2012
Conventional wisdom suggests that urban areas, especially those with higher concentrations of poverty, are more likely to fall within a food desert. The thinking goes that along with food deserts come...
Thrilla in vanilla & getting into your genes
June 20 2012
Q: My best friend is a guy. We have tons in common and have conversations that are lively, honest, and deep. He’s basically everything I’ve ever wanted in my future husband, but he has an infatuation...
June 20 2012
Moon and sun rise in Old Town Festivalgoers who prefer specialty beers and tasty food along with live music may want to check out the Festival of the Moon (6 to 11 p.m. Friday) and Festival of the Sun...
TV studio open house shows off renovations
June 19 2012
Tuesday, June 19 —When it comes to modern media and technology, practically every couple of years brings the equivalent of a new era in history. With facilities dating back to 1992, the studios of...
Author Scott Jurek talks about 'Eat & Run' Wednesday at Playmakers
June 19 2012
Tuesday, June 19 — As an eighth-grader in rural Minnesota, Scott Jurek hated running. As a high-schooler, he only ran to stay in shape for Nordic skiing. Today, Jurek, 38, is one of the world’s...
Mid Michigan Family Theatre tells 'Folk Tales for Fun'
June 14 2012
Thursday, June 14 — Getting away for awhile is a snap at Mid Michigan Family Theatre this weekend: Carlos Perez's "Folk Tales for Fun" gives audiences a taste of stories from Norway, Egypt, Turkey,...
Thanks to Lansing Art Gallery, it's the summer of riparian sculptures in downtown Lansing
June 13 2012
Several months ago, Catherine Babcock, executive director at the Lansing Art Gallery and coordinating curator for this event, sent out a statewide call to artists to submit their statues; a panel of three...
DragonHeart Racing brings an ancient Chinese sport to Lansing
June 13 2012
Labor Day weekend saw the first Capital City Dragon Boat Race, which introduced the sport to mid-Michigan and also inspired some of its novice racers, particularly Team DragonHeart. The members were hooked...
June 13 2012
The 2011 Pulsars, recognizing the best in Lansing theater, were presented Monday evening at a ceremony held at Riverwalk Theatre. The hosts included Bruce Wade, Evan Pinsonnault, Chad DeKatch, Tigi Habtemariam,...
June 13 2012
The Lansing Symphony Orchestra has welcomed many collaborators over the years. The latest is the East Lansing Film Festival: ELFF and LSO have teamed up to present director René Féret´s...
Lansing Community College’s WLNZ gives audiences the chance to see a live audio theater production
June 13 2012
It's been nearly 74 years since Orson Welles captivated listeners with the “War of the Worlds” radio show. The delivery was so convincing that some believed a violent Martian invasion was actually...
Forget the old AMC: Celebration! Cinema will turn the defunct Meridan 6 theater into Studio C!
June 13 2012
In Steve VanWagoner’s eyes, the shuttered AMC Meridian 6 Theatres complex could one day be an upscale cinema, with refreshments whipped up by chefs, plush stadium-style seating and possibly even...
June 13 2012
Friday, June 15 9 p.m. WHITE PARTY — Kick off Michigan Pride weekend at Michigan’s largest white-apparel-themed event, which begins at the Michigan Pride Festival Tent located at the corner...
Gay Okemos couple shares a lifetime of collecting with MSU and the community
June 13 2012
Mark Ritzenhein and Stephen Wilensky love to recall the afternoon in the early 1990s when they crossed the Yarlung River in a wooden boat, heading into Tibet, listening to the clicking of unsoftened yak...
The hip-hop/soul duo takes the stage Saturday at Pride
June 13 2012
Since 2006, God-des & She, a two-woman hip-hop duo, has been making a name for itself in the music world. The two were first noticed after an appearance on Showtimeeuro;s hit series euro;The L Wordeuro;;...
More than 20 years after he started it, Richard Ford unveils 'Canada'
June 13 2012
The hook: Joyce, Salinger, Twain, Vonnegut, Dickens — these are all authors we know by their last names. Each was also a master of the first line. Richard Ford’s “Canada” is likely...
Motherly Shove & Look What The Catty Dragged In
June 13 2012
Q: I am in my 20s and, for eight months, have been seeing a girl who might very well be “the one.” The problem is she wants to meet my mother, who is beyond controlling. She plays a game with...

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