'Gypsy Fire' roars into Wharton Center Tuesday
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 11 — Dancer/choreographer Jose Porcel will give uncoordinated Midwestern hip-shakers a crash course in rhythm when he brings “Gypsy Fire” to the Wharton Center Tuesday
Bullying article gets Comedy Central spotlight
March 18 2013
Thursday, Nov. 10 — Yes, that really was a City Pulse clip on last night's "The Colbert Report" episode on Comedy Central: The "Brushfire over bullying" story was shown in Stephen Colbert's introduction...
Comedy Central features story on anti-bullying report
March 18 2013
“The Colbert Report” featured an article from City Pulse on the state’s controversial anti-bullying legislation in a show that airs again at 6:30 tonight
Adam Sandler tackles a dual role in the painfully puerile 'Jack and Jill'
March 18 2013
In the secret language shared by twins Jack and Jill Sadelstein, the phrase “polly wolly zoom golly golly” means “I want to choke on my own vomit.” And that’s precisely what...
Jazz Alliance of Mid-Michigan holds Saturday mixer and membership drive
March 18 2013
Friday, Nov. 11 — When it comes to the Jazz Alliance of Mid-Michigan’s Saturday mixer and membership drive, don’t believe everything you read
Show features World War I posters
March 18 2013
Friday, Nov. 11 — The Michigan State Museum celebrates Veterans Day with an exhibit of posters from World War I. The material comes from the museum's historical collection, and runs through Nov....
Holt & Dimondale Community Players perform songs from 'Cinderella,' 'Urinetown' and 'South Pacific' in Saturday fundraiser
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Nov. 15 — To help fund their upcoming season, the Holt & Dimondale Community Players are reflecting on their work over the past five years by revisiting some of the musical highlights from...
Lesbian poet Bobbi Byrd reads at (SCENE) Metrospace event
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 16 — The Herstories Project, which hosts events that celebrate women, is reaching out to all genders with a written and spoken-word open mic night to recognize the transgender community
Overwrought, unintentionally hilarious 'Breaking Dawn, Part One' kills off the 'Twilight' franchise
March 18 2013
Stephenie Meyer, the queen of supernatural teen romance, was faced with a rebellion in her kingdom when “Breaking Dawn,” the final installment of her phenomenally successful “Twilight”...
Documentary profiles five people involved in the urban farming movement
March 18 2013
Thursday, Nov. 17 — The documentary "The Kings of Flint" screened last Sunday as part of the East Lansing Film Festival — but it's already got a sequel. Michigan State University faculty members...
Dave O'Leary, Sr. talks about his 60-year friendship with Philbin
March 18 2013
Friday, Nov. 18 — They met on their first day at Notre Dame and have kept in contact ever since, and Dave O’Leary, Sr. visited the set of “Regis & Kelly” a couple weeks ago during...
A magnetic Elizabeth Olsen shows all her colors in 'Martha Marcy May Marlene'
March 18 2013
There are some women whose secrets shine in their eyes. Martha (Elizabeth Olsen) is one of them. She seems to radiate uncertainty, dread and vulnerability. She’s on the run, both from a backwoods...
MSU School of Music produces a lively version of the Gilbert & Sullivan operetta
March 18 2013
Tuesday, Nov. 22 -- Not often in contemporary conversation do we hear the words “opera” and “fun” used in the same sentence. The Michigan State University School of Music production...
Michael Moore comes to town with 'Here Comes Trouble'
March 18 2013
Friday, Nov. 25 -- Since the always-controversial Oscar winner Michael Moore shot to stardom in 1989 with “Roger & Me,” a documentary focusing on the negative effects of General Motors plants...
Elisabeth von Trapp and the Empire Brass come to the Wharton Center Thursday
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Nov. 30 — The Wharton Center is alive with “The Sound of Christmas” — and singer Elisabeth von Trapp is joining the Empire Brass for the Thursday concert
Winter Glow brightens up downtown East Lansing Saturday
March 18 2013
Friday, Dec. 2 — Downtown East Lansing hopes Saturday will initiate a new holiday tradition. “Winter Glow” features winter activities and the lighting of luminaries throughout downtown...
John and Bev O’Malia receive Applause Award; Peckham Inc. wins Business Arts Award
March 18 2013
Friday, Dec. 2 — The Arts Council of Greater Lansing has announced the winners of its two major awards for commitment to local arts. The awards will be presented at the organization’s annual...
A blackmail scheme draws a teenager into danger in confused 'Key'
March 18 2013
Wednesday, Dec. 7 — “The Key” — screening Thursday at Celebration Cinema — is a movie that has all the elements of a neo-noir, but none of the form and substance that gives...
CJ Kjolhede's one-man band performs Tuesday
March 18 2013
Thursday, Dec. 8 — CJ Kjolhede, formerly of the defunct Roll Over Radio, has a new one-man-band called The Patient Zeros. He describes himself as a “garage folker.”
Witless 'New Year's Eve' is nothing to celebrate
March 18 2013
If your holiday wish is for one more cruise aboard “The Love Boat,” director Garry Marshall may be your cinematic Santa: Although Captain Stubing and cruise director Julie McCoy may have missed...

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