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Aug. 19 2015
Festival season in Greater Lansing is still moving ahead at full tilt, with only a few more weekends of summer fun between now and the start of the school year. This week’s installment features the...
Aug. 19 2015
Ultrabunny at the Robin Theatre Wednesday, Aug. 19 @ The Robin Theatre, 1105 South Washington Ave., Lansing. All ages, $10, 9 p.m. The newest venue to pop up in Lansing’s music scene, the Robin...
East Lansing hosts final open mic of the season
Aug. 18 2015
TUESDAY, AUG. 18 — Looking for a way to get your song out into the world? The City of East Lansing is providing singers and musicians one more chance to share their music on an open-air stage with...
Sparrow signs on as Under the Bridge donor
Aug. 13 2015
THURSDAY, AUG. 13 — The recently launched Under the Bridge campaign got a substantial boost this week with Sparrow Health System signing on as a lead supporter
Renegade Theatre Festival expands offerings for its 10th year
Aug. 12 2015
The Renegade Theatre Festival is back for its 10th season. The annual festival, which takes over the storefronts and streets of Old Town for the weekend, has become like an family reunion for Lansing’s...
Aug. 12 2015
THEATER SEASON CALENDAR The Greater Lansing theater scene has put together a wildly diverse 2015-2016 season, featuring everything from theater classics — from Shakespeare to...
Greater Lansing theater plays it safe — too safe
Aug. 12 2015
Help! Has our theater community conspired together to bring back theater that has been done before — in some cases many times — for the 2015- 2016 season? On TV, they call them “re-runs.”...
Justin Kree joins WLNS morning news team as co-anchor
Aug. 12 2015
Justin Kree signed on for the first time Monday as WLNS’ morning news co-anchor. Kree slides into a co-anchor seat that has been vacant since Evan Pinsonnault left for California in February....
Science fiction author John Scalzi signs blockbuster deal
Aug. 12 2015
John Scalzi has gone where no science fiction author has gone before: He signed a $3.4 million, 10-book, multi-year deal with his publisher, Tor/ Forge, in May. Scalzi’s deal was written...
Aug. 12 2015
The Calamity Cubes and Ford Theatre Reunion at the Avenue Farmageddon Records-signed band the Calamity Cubes are a Kansas-based “trashicana” band who croon about getting bent on whiskey,...
Review: Parachute soars in stripped down setting
Aug. 7 2015
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 — Twinkling lights strung around the microphone stand set the mood for an intimate, acoustic Tuesday evening at the Loft. Following an opening set by Alabama-based soulful singer\songwriter...
Actor Tim Busfield to lead workshop at East Lansing Public Library
Aug. 6 2015
THURSDAY, AUG. 6 — Actor/director Tim Busfield, best known for his work on “Thirtysomething” and “The West Wing,” is teaming up with the East Lansing Public Library to present...
Jazzfest and Great Lakes Folk Festival both hit this weekend
Aug. 5 2015
With one of the world’s top guitarists in two wildly different gigs, the Midwest’s hottest B-3 organ burner, big bands, singers and a slew of styles from straight ahead to Latin to electronica,...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
Aug. 5 2015
Keith Anderson at Whiskey Barrel Saloon, Thursday, Aug. 6 Modern-country star Keith Anderson headlines Thursday at the Whiskey Barrel Saloon; opening the WITL-hosted show is the Bear Creek Brothers....
Aug. 5 2015
Lansing JazzFest hits Old Town this weekend, and City Pulse’s Lawrence Cosentino had a chance to catch up with three of the weekend’s most intriguing artists. Check out the links below for...
Aug. 5 2015
The Great Lakes Folk Festival returns to East Lansing this weekend, and City Pulse’s Ty Forquer had a chance to catch up with three of the weekend’s most interesting acts. Check out the links...
ALLEN NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER SHAKES UP ITS BLOCK OF KALAMAZOO STREET
Aug. 5 2015
The 1600 block of Kalamazoo Street is getting an upgrade. Things may not look much different on the brick exterior of the block’s north side, but a series of renovation projects — spearheaded...
Civil War-era guns returning to the Capitol lawn
Aug. 5 2015
Michigan’s Capitol looks a little different lately; the building’s dome is surrounded by scaffolding as crews work to restore the historic structure. And while the dome is being restored to...
Lansing breaks ground on new community soccer field
Aug. 5 2015
Downtown Lansing soccer enthusiasts will soon have a new place to work on their skills. A group of city officials and local stakeholders gathered Tuesday at the southeast corner of Ferris Park, near the...
Drummond Island trips forge friendships
Aug. 5 2015
If Hollywood doesn’t snatch up the movie rights for Mardi Jo Link’s new memoir, “The Drummond Girls,” they are fools. In a time when friendships seem as fleeting as yesterday’s...

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