You'll get to see what you've been missing when Ira Glass’ popular radio series makes its way to theaters Thursday
May 9 2012
On Thursday night, over 500 movie theaters in the United States and Canada will be showing more than just current Hollywood hits. “This American Life,” the most popular podcast in the country,...
Tables keep turning at Capital City DJ Olympics
May 9 2012
"The bulk of our DJs are nightclub DJs. A lot of their stuff is electronic bass, Top 40 bass, house music bass, techno, hip-hop, drum and bass — it’s a lot of high-energy stuff," Duke said....
May 9 2012
Since the late 1960s, Baldori, a.k.a. “Boogie Bob,” has played piano and harmonica with iconic artists such as Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and others. But without young pop-culture...
'Damsels in Distress' is a sparkling college comedy
May 9 2012
If you think youeuro;ve waited a long time for euro;The Avengerseuro; to hit the screen, imagine how fans of writer-director Whit Stillman must feel about euro;Damsels in Distresseuro;: Stillman, who became...
Wade Rouse talks about the 'fine line between humor and heartbreak'
May 9 2012
A couple of years ago, a journalist told actress Carey Mulligan (“Shame”) how much he admired her ability to express sadness so eloquently. “The emotional stuff is easier, actually,”...
Riverwalk's 'Copenhagen' presents a compelling meeting of the minds
May 9 2012
In the spare spaces of the Riverwalk Theatre black box theater, Richard Frayn’s “Copenhagen” takes us back in time to the beginning of the nuclear age, to the scientists whose abstract...
Sandra Seaton wins the Study of Midwestern Literature's Mark Twain Award
May 9 2012
When East Lansing playwright Sandra Seaton receives the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature´s Mark Twain Award for writing this week, she will join a distinguished group of previous winners,...
Mused and abused & meek him halfway
May 9 2012
A: As lame as some creative writing exercises sound — “Write a haiku about what you had for lunch!” — a thinly veiled portrait of your chicken salad will cause way less relationship...
May 9 2012
BMP drops new Homelife LP at Zeppelin´s Bermuda Mohawk Productions, a Lansing-based indie label, is set to release “Translation,” a vinyl LP from Homelife, a Lansing-based post-hardcore...
'The Broad Without Walls' project installs art around East Lansing
May 2 2012
Passersby curious enough to look into the crates saw hundreds of bundled black-and-white photographs, all portraits of people who met violent death under repressive Latin American regimes. Within 15 minutes,...
Find your inner Hawaiian during Mighty Uke Day
May 2 2012
Back in 1938, musician Andy Cummings was nearing the end of a long tour with the Paradise Islands Revue when he arrived in Lansing on an icy winter day. After his performance, the temperature had dropped...
Celebrated scientists square off in Riverwalk Theatre’s 'Copenhagen'
May 2 2012
Imagine Niels Bohr, the famous Danish physicist who was a part of the Manhattan Project, and Werner Heisenberg, famous for the uncertainty theory, coming back from the dead, in someplace between “heaven...
Capital City Collectibles hosts Free Comic Book Day
May 2 2012
Jahner owned Capital City Collectibles for three decades until he passed away on Sept. 22, 2010, at the age of 55. Jahner’s love for rarities kept the store packed with thousands of comics, action...
Children's Ballet Theatre revises a classic fairy tale
May 2 2012
Although an auditorium full of children may not sound like everyone’s dream come true, it's exactly what Children's Ballet Theatre board chairwoman Caryn Rhodes likes to see. "They're a very appreciative...
Beauty and brutality collide in fine 'Ruined'
May 2 2012
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mama Nadi’s brothel bustles with soldiers from both sides of the omnipresent, unnamed conflict. Patrons respect Mama’s authority under her roof, leaving...
Jim Abbott writes about his baseball career and his parents' love story
May 2 2012
Abbott’s emergence from Flint was a storybook tale, especially considering that he was born without a right hand. On a scholarship to the University of Michigan, he collected two Big 10 championships,...
Baby makes flee & cheatapalooza
May 2 2012
Q: When I married five years ago, I was on the fence about having kids. I thought some parental gene might kick in, but it never did. Now, at 40, I’ve accepted that a childless marriage is best for...
May 2 2012
Whether The Features are opening shows for their pals in Kings of Leon, taking the stage at Bonnaroo or going on an indie DIY tour, the Nashville-based band hasn’t slowed down since it formed in...
April 25 2012
8 p.m. Sept. 14 "MasterWorks 1: Opening Night," celebrating Ralph Votapek’s 50th anniversary Guest Artist: Ralph Votapek, piano Puts: Millennium Canons Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 Prokofiev:...
April 25 2012
A double shot of piano concertos featuring piano god Ralph Votapek, the mighty rumble of Shostakovich Tenth Symphony, big choral works from Brahms and Monteverdi, the return of pianist Christopher O’Riley...

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