Dec. 7 2016
In the touring company of the musical comedy “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” Kevin Massey plays Monty Navarro, an impoverished young man who learns he is a distant heir to an...
Dec. 7 2016
Grand Ledge-based power-new wave band Jason Alarm releases its first full-length record, “Piling it On,” Saturday at Mac’s Bar. Opening the show are the Devil's Cut, Jake Simmons & the...
CADL downtown branch to close for interior renovations
Dec. 7 2016
Capital Area District Library’s downtown branch, a prime example of Modernist architecture, is looking to modernize its interior
Broad Museum seeks new home for Kresge collection
Dec. 7 2016
Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum is planning to lease a space across Grand River Avenue where it will showcase art from the former Kresge Art Museum, the Broad’s new director, Marc-Olivier...
Rusty Nail / Beer Grotto / Max & Erma's / Chun Chi
Dec. 7 2016
As REO Town continues its gradual shift from gritty historic district into gritty cultural mecca, even longtime business owners are getting in on the action
Broad Art Museum director talks politics, art and his upcoming book
Dec. 7 2016
Last month, the new director of Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum, Marc-Olivier Wahler, talked with City Pulse’s Lawrence Cosentino about a range of topics, from the relation between...
Arts Council fundraiser includes auction of City Pulse cover art
Nov. 30 2016
The Arts Council of Greater Lansing will auction off over 15 pieces of art that graced the cover of City Pulse this year as part of its annual Holliday Glitter fundraiser next week
Williamston Theatre shines in classic farce
Nov. 30 2016
I would not be surprised to learn that Larry Shue — author of “The Nerd” — was a great chess player. The classic play — which opened at the Williamston Theatre Friday —...
Nov. 30 2016
Anthony Raneri has spent the last 16 years as the lead singer and songwriter for Bayside, a New York-based emo-punk band. In that time, the group released seven records, including 2014’s “Cult,”...
Jamie-Sue Seal, John Latini host dual album release show
Nov. 30 2016
After years of working behind the scenes, local singer/songwriter Jamie-Sue Seal is stepping back into the spotlight with a new album — her first solo effort in 12 years
Nov. 30 2016
Anglers on the Red Cedar River know how to use worms and grubs to lure in their catch. A local nonprofit, however, is hoping to hook prospective environmentalists — and using art as the bait
Exploring the unique words, accents of the Midwest
Nov. 30 2016
Edward McClelland took a linguistic tour of the Midwest while doing research for his new book, “How to Speak Midwestern,” a delightful romp through the dialects and vocabulary of the region....
Kimberly Lavon finds her niche, opens East Lansing gallery space
Nov. 30 2016
Art has been part of Kimberly Lavon’s life from the moment she was born — well, even before that, actually
Red's Smokehouse Burgers & BBQ / White Bros Music
Nov. 30 2016
On Saturday, Carol “Red” Smith and her wife/business partner Jackie Randall closed their two-year-old barbecue booth inside Lansing City Market to prepare for its transition to a standalone...
Music event announces first headliner, shorter festival
Nov. 29 2016
Common Ground 2016 was just a few months ago, but the music festival has already confirmed its first headliner for 2017. Country star Toby Keith was announced today as headliner for July 7.Keith
Michigan Historical Museum offers film screening, special tour to complement exhibit
Nov. 28 2016
The Michigan Historical Museum offers two events this weekend to complement its latest exhibition, “Minds of Modernism,” which explores Michigan’s role in advancing mid-century Modernism
Kristine Thatcher looks back on working with ‘The Nerd’ playwright
Nov. 23 2016
Shue wrote two popular farces, “The Nerd” and “The Foreigner,” and had begun to write for television when he died at 39 in a 1985 plane crash. Thatcher, 65, a Lansing native, worked...
Nov. 23 2016
Hosted by singer/song leader Sally Potter, the Ten Pound Fiddle’s Holiday Sing invites the public — from seasoned singers to shower divas — to get in the wintry holiday spirit and “sing...
Brooklyn Rider brings wide-ranging musical vision to MSU
Nov. 23 2016
They’ve played jazz festivals, Japanese temples and Joe’s Pub in New York — and that’s just the “j’s.” They plumb the thorniest thickets of Beethoven and the Björkiest...
Nov. 23 2016
A guide to holiday shopping at Lansing-area businesses

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