Author/illustrator David Small on working with his wife
March 14 2016
MONDAY, March 14 — “Illustrating Sarah's stories has broadened my scope as an artist and storyteller,” said David Small
Rory Makem to lead pub sing at Dublin Square tonight
March 14 2016
MONDAY, March 14 — Rory Makem, a seasoned Irish musician and son of legendary Irish singer Tommy Makem, leads an Irish sing-along tonight at Dublin Square. Rory Makem regularly performs with Irish...
March 9 2016
Legendary dirty-south rap pioneer Scarface (real name Brad Jordan) headlines Saturday at Fahrenheit Concert Venue. Known for both his acclaimed solo discography and his stint in the iconic group Geto Boys,...
‘The Artist as Activist’ tackles thorny issues in Bangladeshi culture
March 9 2016
“The Artist as Activist,” a new exhibit at the Broad Art Museum featuring the art of Bangladeshi artists Tayeba Begum Lipi and Mahbubur Rahman, meets some of the country’s biggest social...
Local musicians gear up for full day of St. Patrick's Day gigs
March 9 2016
Local musician Mike Lynch will begin this year’s St. Patrick’s Day at 7 a.m. with a four-hour gig at East Lansing’s Dublin Square. His day concludes with a three-hour set at Lansing Brewing...
March 11
March 9 2016
The Global Roots Music Festival, which comes to the museum Friday, is a traveling event that features both local and international artists who specialize in musical styles from around the world
Singers shine in ‘The Secret Garden’
March 9 2016
Now that Peppermint Creek Theatre Co. is ensconced in the Miller Performing Arts Center, it faces a Review problem familiar to nonprofit theater companies: its ambitions are bigger than its performance...
March 9 2016
Grand Ledge lets its Irish pride shine with two days of St. Patrick’s Day events. The weekend kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday with music and dancing with the Glen Erin Pipe Band at the Grand Ledge Opera...
New book sheds light on Laura Ingalls Wilder’s personal life
March 9 2016
Millions of young people grew up reading Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Little House on the Prairie” series — or watching the TV show based on the books — about a young girl growing...
Lansing Symphony serves up stripped-down, stepped-up night of Mozart
March 9 2016
The concert was a change-up in more ways than one. When traversing big soundscapes by the likes of Brahms or Bruckner, conductor Timothy Muffitt widens the screen to full size and lets the tempi breathe....
Pat Zelenka embraces spontaneity on new album
March 9 2016
On one hand, the album is energetic and loose. It captures the excitement of four musicians getting together and jamming on some of their favorite tunes. This session was recorded live in a studio, but...
‘Red White and Tuna’ riffs on small town attitudes
March 9 2016
This is one tuna that has a sweet smell: the smell of success. Starlight Dinner Theatre’s production of “Red, White and Tuna” will keep open-minded audiences laughing from start to,...
‘The Women of Lockerbie’ explores grief, recovery in the wake of terrorism
March 9 2016
Before Sept. 11, 2001, there was Dec. 21, 1988 when Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 passengers on board and 11 people on the ground
Marc-Olivier Wahler to assume position July 1
March 9 2016
WEDNESDAY, March 9 — MSU’s Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum announced today that Marc-Olivier Wahler has been appointed as the museum’s director
March 9 2016
Common Ground Music Festival announced this morning that singer Jason Derulo will headline its July 10 slate of performers
March 8 2016
TUESDAY, March 8 — These Crocus were found blooming along side a home in downtown Lansing. The flower is often a first indicator of the spring thaw. With Lansing temperatures expected to remain
March 4 2016
A$AP Rocky will headline an evening of hip-hop artists at 2016’s Common Ground Music Festival. In a statement released this morning, the festival announced that the New York rapper will perform on...
Trio of concerts looks forward to St. Patrick's Day
March 2 2016
With St. Patrick’s Day a few weeks out, a trio of local promoters is pouring a triple shot of Irish music distilled on the Emerald Isle itself. While the holiday is a handy excuse for importing some...
Local author explores sexuality, small-town politics in ‘Twisted Minds’
March 2 2016
“Twisted Minds,” the latest mystery from local author Jody Valley, opens with a morbid and moody scene. A brutal murder is in process, but we don’t know the identity of the victim or...
March 2 2016
Singer/songwriter Ashley Campbell, 29, got her start performing alongside her father, Glen Campbell, a country-music icon known for hits like “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Wichita Lineman”...

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