It’s official: Former Bar 30 to become a steakhouse
July 29 2013
Monday, July 29 — The owners of Capital Prime Steaks and Seafood, a new restaurant planned for Eastwood Towne Center, announced today it will open next month.
Legendary country music star Willie Nelson coming to Lansing area in September
July 26 2013
Friday, July 16 — Tickets went on sale today for Country Music Hall of Fame legend Willie Nelson, who will perform in Eaton County Sept. 26
July 24 2013
Irish Pub / Rum Runners A week after St. Patrick’s Day this year, The Irish Pub and Grill, 910 W. Saginaw St. on Lansing’s west side, closed for business. The owners had no comment, but the...
One man's story in words and music
July 24 2013
Everyone has a story and no one can take that story away! Regardless of our life experiences—whether we are blessed, injured, or imprisoned, our homes and possessions destroyed or stolen—we...
Garrison Keillor talks the Broad Art Museum, student debt, and, oh yes, 'A Prairie Home Companion'
July 24 2013
When Garrison Keillor takes his long-running radio show, 'A Prairie Home Companion,' on the road, he likes to insert references to local spots, but he keeps them gentle
After 20 years, Snake Rodeo slithers from Old Town to the east side
July 24 2013
After 20 years in the underbrush, Lansing´s Snake Rodeo has re-emerged like a well-camouflaged Asian vine snake. A leaderless, nameless group of artists and musicians is out to revive the anything-goes,...
Williamston ends season with final entry in 'Tuna' series
July 24 2013
Although the first two 'Tuna' shows were a solid draw for Williamston Theatre, the series' finale proves that not all good things come in threes
Art heist thriller is no paint-by-numbers affair
July 24 2013
In her new novel, "The Art Forger," author B.A. Shapiro crafts a fictionalized account of the extraordinary $500 million art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston in 1990. Without a single...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
July 24 2013
Nora Jane Struthers at Pump House Nora Jane Struthers is a Nashville-based Americana songwriter. Thursday she headlines a show at the Pump House concert series. Backing her are vocalist/guitarist P. J....
Event focuses on connection between nature and food
July 23 2013
Friday, July 19 — You can be the hunter or become the hunted during the Track Meat 5K, a first-time obstacle race event to be held in Lake Odessa, Mich. on Aug. 10. Track Meat is a “mud race,”...
Tour shows off Lansing community gardens
July 23 2013
Monday, July 22 — By foot, by bike or by hybrid school bus — you have your choice of locomotion if you attend the Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project’s Community Garden Tour on Thursday....
Arlo Guthrie coming to Wharton Center
July 23 2013
Tuesday, July 23 — Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for Arlo Guthrie, who will perform at the Wharton Center on Oct. 3. Guthrie, 66, is most famous for his 1967 talking blues song, “Alice’s...
Broad welcomes new art exhibit on Friday
July 18 2013
Thursday, July 18 — On Friday, the Broad Art Museum unveils its newest exhibit: “Less Still,” by Lisa Walcott, a Grand Rapids-based installation artist and kinetic sculptor. This is...
Bikram Yoga / Halo Burger
July 17 2013
The downward dog days of summer are upon us. Last month, yoga instructor Ann Chrapkiewicz opened the Bikram Yoga Capital Area studio in East Lansing's Brookfield Plaza. This is the first business for Chrapkiewicz
Taste of Lansing returns with new bands, more wine and an after party
July 17 2013
Not even the most voracious foodies can say they've eaten at a dozen different restaurants in the span of five hours. But at the Taste of Downtown event this weekend, you can knock 16 local eateries off...
Peppermint Creek drops the curtain on season with rock musical
July 17 2013
As the last show of Peppermint Creek's 10th anniversary season, the dramatic rock musical “Next to Normal” is something of an inauspicious finale: It has the pedigree of winning both a Tony...
Inaugural Capital Area Restaurant Week event highlights cultural role of Lansing eateries
July 17 2013
Before farm-to-table dining was fashionable, before it even had a name, it was simply called 'eating.' Fresh food, for most of human history, was hard to come by, and over the ages, advances in agriculture...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
July 17 2013
The Used at The Loft Post-hardcore/screamo veterans The Used headline Sunday at The Loft. Opening the show is Life Remaining and Hidden Hospitals. The Used released their latest full length last year...
Olympics-style event coming to East Lansing next month
July 17 2013
Wednesday, July 17 — The World Dwarf Games will be held at Michigan State University from Aug. 3-10, and organizers are seeking volunteers to help out with the games.
Indie rockers making appearance at The Loft
July 15 2013
Monday, July 15 — Youngblood Hawke rolls into the Loft tonight as part of their worldwide tour. We caught up with lead singer Sam Martin for a phone interview when he was in London last week to learn...