Broad Museum continues MSU summer art camp series in its new home
June 14 2013
Friday, June 14 — Starting next week, the Broad Museum’s Summer Art Camp series will introduce local youngsters to the world of contemporary art, supplanting traditional pine cone owl projects...
Old Town announces line-up for festival entertainment, food
June 13 2013
Thursday, June 13 — The Old Town Commercial Association announced its lineups for next Friday’s Festival of the Moon and next Saturday’s Festival of the Sun. The events feature both locally...
WKAR’’s BackStage Pass aims for younger demographic
June 13 2013
Thursday, June 13 — Attending tapings for WKAR’s BackStage Pass concert series means being part of a rock and roll show and getting yourself on TV
A rundown of Lansing shows this week
June 13 2013
Thursday, June 13 — A healthy dose of comedy, electronica and good old rock and roll swings through Lansing this weekend. At The Loft, a state police trooper headlines a comedy benefit tonight, while...
Nationwide Gold and Silver Exchange / Zoobie's Old Town Tavern
June 12 2013
Nationwide Gold and Silver Exchange, a new concept jewelry store, opens later this week at 500 E. Oakland Ave. in Lansing. Gary Ganakas is part of a management team that owns the building and co-creator...
'Discount Dave' selling former Cadillac Club to Riverview Church
June 12 2013
Inside the former Cadillac Club in REO Town, Dave Sheets' desk is wedged into one end of what used to be the bar. On what was once the dance floor, a leather sectional sits, festooned with a giant price...
Local photographer transforms women into pin-ups
June 12 2013
Some say nostalgia in fashion trends runs on a 20-year cycle. Others put it at around 50. That would give modern-day wistfulness to anything from the flannel-and-combat boot grunge look of the '90s to...
Over the Ledge starts summer season with quirky dark comedy
June 12 2013
"Drama at Inish" is a wee tale about a hotel owner in a wee seaside town who hires a wee acting troupe to perform decidedly un-wee plays for its summer season. The troupe, led by husband-and-wife actors...
Michigan author launches tour of dark fable set in magical woods
June 12 2013
Mat Bell's debut novel, "In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods," is popping up on some impressive must-read lists this summer
A survey of Lansing's musical Landscape
June 12 2013
The Michigan DJ Olympics, in its fourth year, is a statewide DJ competition held annually in Lansing. Hosted by Boxcar Management, it pits 16 DJs from all over the state against each other. The competition...
The 20th Annual Juneteenth Festival pays tribute to history
June 11 2013
Tuesday, June 11 — This Thursday through Saturday, the 20th Annual Lansing Juneteenth Festival will commemorate the end of U.S. slavery. The Lansing event will feature live entertainment, guest speakers...
Between the Buns/ Piggee's Smokehouse and BBQ / Cowboy's Southern BBQ
June 10 2013
Whether you're the king of the grill or you prefer to let someone else handle all the barbecuing duties, three new Lansing businesses will make your summer eating schedule a little easier
The New York Times visits the Broad Art Museum seven months after it opens, makes a pit stop in Old Town
June 10 2013
Monday, June 10 — The New York Times made a return visit to East Lansing recently, visiting the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum about seven months after it opened in the fall, noting visitor traffic...
White Party takes over Old Town
June 7 2013
Friday, June 7 — Michigan Pride hosts its annual White Party tonight at various venues around Lansing. The event is part of Pride Month, highlighting the causes of the LGBT community
June 6 2013
Thursday, June 6 — The 19th annual Be a Tourist in Your Own Town event went down on Saturday. City Pulse video intern Ian Siporin took his camera for a tour of some of the sights and scenes the program...
Lansing band starts tour with Old Town performance
June 6 2013
Thursday, June 6 — The Lansing-based band Lansing Unionized Vaudeville Spectacle began its weeklong tour of West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula this morning with an impromptu, three-song set in...
Old Town bar sets grand re-opening date
June 6 2013
Thursday, June 6 — After closing in 2009, Zoobie’s Old Town Tavern in Lansing is set to re-open with new owners — and a new look — on June 17. The owners announced the grand re-opening...
Momentum Adventure Sports / Matthew Ryan Smith Salon
June 5 2013
Unless you've been living under a rock instead of ascending one, you'd know that Grand Ledge is a mecca for local rock climbing enthusiasts. The sandstone cliffs along the Grand River, called the Ledges,...
Lansing Symphony starts summer with a trip to the '80s
June 5 2013
Tuesday, June 4 — The ‘80s are cycling back into more than just 21st century fashion. Wednesday, they’re taking center stage at the Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Pops Concert,...
After cancer surgery, Roy Saper is proudly back to 'not normal'
June 5 2013
Roy Saper was getting high in his kitchen last week from making chocolate chip pecan waffles. Pour, sprinkle, press, sizzle. I told him I needed to stop at one waffle