That witch does not kill us & Can't twin 'em all
Sept. 21 2011
fiancee he broke up with six months ago and aren’t too happy about him seeing me. His 19-year-old half sister actually contacted me on Facebook, told me to “watch my back,” and made some...
Sept. 21 2011
Meatmen’s Tesco Vee will be belting out some offbeat lyrics Sunday night. The Meatmen makes its only Lansing appearance in 2011 on Sunday at The Loft, when the band plays an early, all-ages show....
Lansing Symphony Orchestra's new season starts with an often-spellbinding concert with guest violinist Giora Schmidt
Sept. 19 2011
Monday, Sept. 19 — It’s the first concert of the new season. You might expect cobwebs. You might expect the orchestra to be like the students at Michigan State University: willing to play,...
Sept. 15 2011
“I had already done dance, comedy, puppetry, magic; now I wanted to make it all sexy,” Bouche said. “So each number has a sexy edge to it in some way.” He accomplished this through...
Symphony opener brings back violinist Giora Schmidt
Sept. 14 2011
In March of last year, Lansing Symphony maestro Timothy Muffitt and 29-year-old violinist Giora Schmidt ladled out the purest, hottest alloy of symphony and soloist heard around here in years and that’s...
Lansing musicians featured alongside regional blues players
Sept. 14 2011
“I’m a professional musician, I play a lot of different styles, but the blues is really the foundation of all the styles,” Wilson said. “Any good jazz player has a lot of blues...
Sept. 14 2011
One expects children in these roles to be cute and emotionally endearing, but director Jeff Croff (ably assisted by choreographer Elizabeth Todd) has additionally conjured up a high level of professionalism....
Michigan State University offers up double bill
Sept. 14 2011
Lammers is the director of “Return to the Upright Position,” a performance collaboration written in the six months after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The show is half of a double-bill alongside...
'The Divine Sister' looks for laughs
Sept. 14 2011
“Sister” was written by Charles Busch, a Tony-winning playwright and female impersonator known for irreverent pop-culture-skewering shows like “Psycho Beach Party” and “Die!...
Renowned jazz saxophonist returns to Holt Performing Arts Center for concert, student workshops
Sept. 14 2011
“(Groove) was talking with our school board and asked to do a concert and workshop with our students,” M i l l e r s a i d , adding the district is preparing itself for the budget deficit....
Designers Claire and Shawn Buitendorp can count Katy Perry and Betsey Johnson among their fans
Sept. 14 2011
Although they just turned 21 in April, the pair has already graduated from LCC’s fashion design program, created a dress for singer Katy Perry and secured internships with designer Betsey Johnson...
Michigan author, journalist Susan Whitall tells the tragic tale of '50s and early '60s singer Little Willie John
Sept. 14 2011
Detroit writer and 1974 Michigan State University graduate Susan Whitall, who in her new book “Fever: Little Willie John: A Fast Life, Mysterious Death and the Birth of Soul,” makes the legend...
Fraud prince & Vulture shock
Sept. 14 2011
and he tells me he loves me and that I’m the only person for him. Well, my best girlfriend visited her brother, my boyfriend’s roommate, and returned with some real fun facts: Last year, my...
Sept. 14 2011
Dan Unkefer will perform a set of free music Saturday at Coffee & Friends Café in Central Park Plaza in Okemos. Unkefer established the group Free Rein in 1993, though he’s been playing guitar...
Fleetwood Diner is a haven for coffee lovers
Sept. 14 2011
Fleetwood Diner on Cedar St. looks like one of those Airstream trailers from the 1950’s with rounded edges, a low profile and a glinting chrome exterior. In reality the atmosphere is much more nuanced...
Sept. 14 2011
MIJO’S DINER Located near the Capitol City Airport, Mijo’s offers hearty breakfasts like the massive western omelet made with five eggs to satisfy the hungriest appetites. 5131 N. Grand River...
Andrew Kuo paintings are Broad Museum’s first art purchases
Sept. 7 2011
The diptych is dominated by two vivid sets of telescoping rectangles Kuo’s homage to the famous “Homage to the Square” series of paintings and prints by American artist and teacher Josef...
Lansing Art Gallery rolls out from ’Toledo to Detroit’
Sept. 7 2011
The Lansing Art Gallery has done similar exhibits in the past, such as one focusing on the Lake Superior area, but it’s unusual to have three artists all interpreting one theme, said Lansing Art...
Cancer survivors 'walk with dignity' in fashion show
Sept. 7 2011
Galvin, who serves on LEMATA’s board of directors, has been touched by cancer, having lost both her parents and her inlaws to the disease; her sister is a thyroid cancer survivor and will be one...
The Saturday event in Old Town features musical acts, dancing, a car show, food and a bit of history as well
Sept. 7 2011
Guerrero, of Lansing, is a member of Lansing for César E. Chávez, a volunteer organization first formed with a mission of “preserving the legacy of César E. Chávez through...

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