June 27 2012
Lansing Parks & Rec Rocks Lansing Parks and Recreation is hosting its free summer-long "Concerts in the Park" series at parks across the city. On Wednesday, The Hoopties play Quentin Park on the south...
Meat Southern BBQ & Carnivore Cuisine
June 20 2012
For years, the Old Town commercial scene has been, in a word, quaint (we’re casting a blind eye, Fish Ladder Tattoo and Golden Harvest). The charming boutique district, largely composed of art galleries...
June 20 2012
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: Social activities at the sidewalk level are vital to a community and can be directly proportional to the health of the physical infrastructure. Cafes, markets,...
Meet the East Lansing Summer Solstice headliners
June 20 2012
Staff sergeant, song stylist Light doesn’t always travel at the speed of light, no matter what Einstein said. Follow a shadow at dusk in mid-June
June 20 2012
The Peanuts gang is back in action for the Lansing Community College Performing Arts Summer Stage Under the Stars production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at LCC’s amphitheatre....
Artist Tiffany Klein launches a gallery and workshop in a 102-year-old downtown Lansing building
June 20 2012
Klein, a Lansing-based artist and interior designer, needs a laboratory more than she needs a gallery. In her hands, plaster becomes velvet, fiberboard turns into wood and PVC pipes aspire to the glory...
After serving as a bank and a bar, the former Chrome Cat gets a new lease on life as a pop-up art gallery
June 20 2012
Perhaps, like its namesake, the Chrome Cat has nine lives. The Old Town building was once a bank, then a bar — and for Allison Gass, contemporaryart curator for the Broad Art Museum, it offered the...
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...

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