Plastic surgeon Anthony Youn leaves ’em ’In Stitches’
May 4 2011
His new memoir “In Stitches” is a hilarious look at growing up as a teen in the small town of Greenville, surviving some serious clumsy teenage moments as one of a few Koreans in a virtually...
The ultrasound of silence & Mommy dirtiest
May 4 2011
Your fiancee was a teen mother way back before you’d get a reality series for that and has now spent over a third of her life being somebody’s mommy
May 4 2011
Also taking the stage are the heavy and droning sounds of True Widow. The Dallas-based band formed in 2007 and quickly delved into the world of drone, shoegaze and post-rock. Its echoing guitars and sprawling...
Luke Anthony Pline believes one Little Black Dress can make a big difference
April 27 2011
Demi Moore, bottom left, and Audrey Hepburn, below, made the little black dress the epitome of swanky style. A benefit organized by photographer Luke Anthony Pline for the Oldham Project is designed to...
MSU filmmakers profile an ’American Terrorist’
April 27 2011
On a warm and sunny Wednesday afternoon, 16 students and two professors gathered in a classroom in the Oyer Building on Michigan State University campus to talk about marketing and post-production work...
April 27 2011
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday & Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, and noon-5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday. Intersection of Physics & Auditorium Roads, East Lansing. (517) 355-7631. www.artmuseum.msu.edu
A new biography reignites old controversies surrounding the African-American leader
April 27 2011
The book, by noted African-American author and historian Manning Marable, fprofessor of history and public affairs at Columbia and director of Columbia’ Center for Contemporary Black History, comes...
April 27 2011
The early career of artist Vincent Van Gogh and his relationship with his muse, Ursula Loyer are the subjects of the Riverwalk Theatre’s romantic drama "Vincent in Brixton." JC Kibbey plays the painter...
Elaborate MSU Symphony season finale concert honors the venerable Verdi
April 27 2011
This isn’t the first time the Michigan State University Symphony Orchestra has performed Giuseppe Verdi’s "Requiem," but music director and conductor Leon Gregorian says the sweeping piece,...
Purple Rose’s ’Some Couples May...’ takes on a touchy topic with sensitivity, humor and convincing performances
April 27 2011
Now playing at the Purple Rose Theater, “Couples” takes the audience through the early moments of high expectations that couples have when first embracing the idea of pregnancy and parenthood,...
April 27 2011
Pennsylvania-based folk artist Anne Hills’ voice is often compared to Judy Collins. She will perform Friday at the Ten Pound Fiddle, along with songwriter David Roth. Hills has been a fixture in...
Broad musical genre brings together different styles and fans of all ages
April 20 2011
Indie-folk musicians often play shows at (SCENE) Metrospace, Basement 414, Mac’s Bar, The Loft and even intimate spaces like coffee shops and house venues. Other venues like The Pump House, a community...
WKAR’s Bob Blackman signs off after 37 years of hosting ’The Folk Tradition’
April 20 2011
On Sunday, his final show will air at 6 p.m. on WKAR, featuring Blackman’s favorite singers and musicians the ones who’ve inspired his love of folk music over the years. As for his reasons...
April 20 2011
The Ten Pound Fiddle has been the heart of the Lansing folk scene since its first concert in 1975
April 20 2011
The lineup features a couple of returning favorites and several premieres, including "Rock of Ages," which will warm the heart of any Bon Jovi/Def Leppard/Quiet Riot fans, and "The Addams Family," the...
Author Wade Rouse shares twisted holiday tales
April 20 2011
As the Saugatuck-based author notes in his latest book “It’s All Relative,” his father was an engineer with some unusual ideas about Easter egg hunts: Instead of being scattered around...
John Lepard has much to ’Scream’ about these days
April 20 2011
You’ll see Lepard about 15 minutes into the film. The Williamston Theatre executive director (and director of the theater’s recent hit “While We Were Bowling”) plays an English...
Lansing Symphony brings down the curtain on season with triumphant double dip
April 20 2011
Get too full of yourself on the concert stage and Bugs Bunny will bang the bandshell with a giant hammer until you vibrate, or make you hold a note until your face turns plaid. The Three Stooges will flick...
April 20 2011
Detroit native Kamalay, the singer, guitarist and group leader, has been playing professionally since he graduated from the University of Detroit in 1974. Artists he has worked with include Joel Mabus,...
The Capital City Film Festival gets underway Thursday with shorts, features, music and a John Hughes tribute
April 13 2011
As far as Capital City Film Festival co-founder Dominic Cochran is concerned, there’s plenty of room in Lansing for more than one film fest. After all, this is not going to be a cinematic battle...

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