Absolute Gallery owner Kathy Holcomb discusses art, ghosts and the dynamic in Lansing
Dec. 14 2011
I dream in picture frames, said Kathy Holcomb, owner of Absolute Gallery, while sitting in front of the frame-covered corner of her store in Old Town
Tenor Richard Fracker, soprano Melanie Helton and renowned jazz singer Marion Cowings are among the guest artists
Dec. 14 2011
Ding-dong! Now who could that be? With a casual mix of Michigan State University s top-drawer classical vocalists, New York jazz singer Marion Cowings and the MSU Professors of Jazz, this year s Jazzy...
Charlize Theron is great at being grating in ‘Adult’
Dec. 14 2011
Chances are you know someone like Mavis Gary, the woman Charlize Theron portrays in director Jason Reitman s scalding comedy Young Adult. She s been out of high school for 20 years, yet she still hungers...
Celtic Woman raises spirits with help from a symphony
Dec. 14 2011
For 22-year-old Celtic Woman singer Chloe Agnew and her group, Christmas is the time to try something new. Instead of the usual six-piece band that accompanies their shows, the four-woman ensemble has...
Lansing offers a variety of outlets for book bargains
Dec. 14 2011
There s an old saying that when you stop believing in Santa Claus you get books
Blister wonderful
Dec. 14 2011
Q: I’m starting to have feelings for this guy friend I’ve been fooling around with, but I’m worried he isn’t feeling the same way. He’s stopped short of having full-blown...
Dec. 14 2011
Chinese Telephones are a Milwaukee-based pop-punk band that s been playing shows across the country since 2004. On Thursday, the band plays an all-ages show at Mac s Bar. Chinese Telephones has been featured...
Dec. 8 2011
Holiday Sing At Ten Pound Fiddle Come belt out some songs at the 9th Annual Holiday Sing at the Ten Pound Fiddle. The event is hosted by longtime local folk-music supporter Sally Potter, who invites...
Selma Hollander’s life in the arts is still in full swing
Dec. 7 2011
Michael Rush, the founding director of MSU s new Eli and Edythe Broad art museum, came to East Lansing last year with the daunting mission of selling cutting-edge art and architecture in the heart of Michigan....
One Saturday night. No shirt. Plenty of liquid dynamite. Lots of money.
Dec. 7 2011
My first trip out to the floor left me staring around doe-eyed. Then I realized I still had my shirt on. Going back behind the bar, no shots sold, I tore my white dress shirt off and left my chest bare...
’Rock of Ages’ revisits the heyday of hair-rock
Dec. 7 2011
If you can name three big hits from Foreigner's "4" album, or if you can recite from memory all the dramatic dialogue from Pat Benatar's "Love is a Battlefield" video, the Wharton Center has the show...
Tony Sump returns as board president of Lansing Civic Players
Dec. 7 2011
The billboard outside the firehouse that is home to the Lansing Civic Players’ offices is still touting A Family Christmas and Richard III: A Steampunk Musical
Soprano reunites with LSO for a holiday pops concert
Dec. 7 2011
Vocalist Diane Penning has a Christmas party to plan for her husband, three sons and 35 of their closest family members. But not until she sings with three Michigan orchestras at their holiday pops concerts
A familiar carol turns into a film-noir-style mystery
Dec. 7 2011
A legendary carol gets a rewrite in Riverwalk Theatre s The Five Golden Rings, which bows on the main stage Saturday
Author J.H. Shapiro salutes famed Detroit artist Tyree Guyton
Dec. 7 2011
Detroit artist Guyton started painting his Heidelberg neighborhood 25 years ago. He had returned to his childhood home after serving in the Army and attending art school, only to find vacant dilapidated...
Her best friend’s waiting & poach class
Dec. 7 2011
Q: My girlfriend s best friend is her ex. They broke up six years ago (upon mutual agreement). She swears she s much happier being his friend and says they both feel they weren t meant to be romantic partners....
Having left the basketball court behind, Delvon Roe takes on a challenge: a professional acting career
Nov. 30 2011
In the high-pressure world of college sports, it s easy for players to become consumed by the game and for a careerstopping injury to seem like the end of the world. This September, Michigan State University...
Warm up your muscles — and everything else — in the steamy studios of East Lansing Hot Yoga
Nov. 30 2011
Whenever we traveled, we would seek out the hot yoga studios, she recalled. And before Sutherland s noon class last Wednesday, that came full circle when a traveling yogi stopped in for class as she...
Mid-Michigan Family Theatre presents a pair of holiday-themed productions
Nov. 30 2011
While everyone in a small English village is excitedly preparing for the Christmas festivities in 1860, the town s lonely and cantankerous sexton, Gabriel Grubb (played by Chuck Sartorius), heads toward...
Diane Keaton’s memoir makes for lovely listening
Nov. 30 2011
When should you choose the audiobook over the printed version of a new memoir? When the author is Oscar winner Diane Keaton. Reading her recently published Then Again, the endearing, feisty and sometimes...

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