Composer Chad Rehmann has been selected to participate in film scoring workshop in L.A.
July 6 2011
The event features Richard Bellis, an ASCAP board director and film scorer who composed the Emmy-winning score for the TV miniseries “It,” adapted from the Stephen King novel
Kristina Riggle’s latest novel examines a family in crisis from multiple viewpoints
July 6 2011
Author Kristina Riggle is something of a literary ventriloquist. In her most recent book, “Things We Didn’t Say,” Riggle tells a story from the point of view of six protagonists as they...
MSU alum Jack Epps Jr. talks about the creation of the iconic blockbuster
July 6 2011
“It caught everyone by surprise,” confessed Epps, 61, from his home in Santa Monica, Calif. Epps, a 1972 Michigan State University graduate and screenwriter, cowrote the screenplay to “Top...
July 6 2011
Also set to perform is Kessenchu, an electronic one-man band fronted by Caleb Shkinwe McPherson. He plays a mixture of techno, noise and speedcore. Headlining the night is Charlatan, who plays original,...
Video art of Hiraki Sawa is a curtain-raiser for Broad Museum
June 29 2011
Say you live in a typical apartment with a kitchen, a hallway, a bathroom and gray Midwestern blah outside the window. You wake up feeling different one day not sick, just different. Instead of going...
Tommy Gomez tackles the TASC of launching a new theater company
June 29 2011
Tommy Gomez does not appear to tire easily. He exudes passionate, kinetic energy about theater. Introduced to the bawdy side of William Shakespeare in high school, Gomez took to the stage to perform with...
A macho man finds a softer side in Purple Rose’s amusing ’Oyster’
June 29 2011
MacGregor uses humor to illustrate the challenges of a man learning how to be a woman. In Act Two, Gene reemerges as Jean, played now by Rhiannon Ragland
LCC pays tribute to country music’s most celebrated family
June 29 2011
The cast features Joshua Rilko as Alvin, Lindsay Lou as Sara, Jen Sygit as Maybelle and Becky Owen as Janette Carter. Songs include "Wabash Cannonball," "Wildwood Flower" and "Bury Me Under the Weeping...
Here’s a few suggestions for summertime reading
June 29 2011
It’s hard to limit the "the books of summer" to 10 so instead I’m giving you 11."The Maltese Falcon," by Dashiell Hammett: The classic tough-guy/noir-detective novel that never loses its appeal....
MSU sophomore wins fashion design contest
June 29 2011
Since February, Skintimate Studios has been running a contest in conjunction with designer Mara Hoffman in an effort to hunt down original women’s ensembles. Designers from across the country submitted...
Selena Gomez is growing up, along with her fans
June 29 2011
That’s because "Monte Carlo" (opening Friday) was initially based on a novel called "Headhunters," a story of four middle-aged Midwestern women on a jaunt through France. It’s now a tale of...
June 29 2011
Headlining the night of free underground music is Farler’s Fury. The Montreal-based band has been gigging across Canada and the Midwestern part of the United States since it formed in 2003. The guys...
June 23 2011
The first-ever Rock n Brew will happen Saturday and Sunday in Williamston. The outdoor fest, which starts at 9 a.m., combines Michigan brew with live music from 20 bands and DJs, along with camping available...
June 22 2011
Not since the Rolling Stones brought the “Voodoo Lounge” tour to Spartan Stadium in 1994 has East Lansing been host to such a massive rock concert as the U2 show set for Sunday
Old Towns annual Festival of the Moon and Festival of the Sun have their own special vibes
June 22 2011
The Festival of the Sun and Festival of the Moon is all about getting outside in Old Town while enjoying fine wine, cuisine, cold craft-brewed beer and music
Lansing neighborhood shows off its floral finery as the Westside Garden Tour gets underway
June 22 2011
The event features a raffle for prizes including quilts, family memberships at the YMCA, a cruise for four on the Grand River and a glass bowl from artist Craig Mitchell Smith. Tickets are $2 each, or...
He said, she said, he said, the Transformers way
June 22 2011
Most of America is now well aware that "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" is opening nationwide next Wednesday (or Tuesday, if you’re willing to spend the extra bucks to see it in IMAX)
The audience calls the shots in ’The Digitizer,’ Lansing Media/Theatre Project’s interactive farce
June 22 2011
This weekend, the Lansing Media/ Theatre Project will bring a digital twist to its comedic routine at the Riverwalk Theatre. In its production of “The Digitizer,” LMTP will mix traditional...
’Michigan Medical Marijuana Handbook’ covers health benefits, logistics and interacting with police
June 22 2011
’Michigan Medical Marijuana Handbook’ covers health benefits, logistics and interacting with police
Street violinist Alexis Dawdy adds her own touch of classical class to Lansings downtown
June 21 2011
In the business district of downtown Lansing, a high-pitched trill of music can be heard floating almost effortlessly through the air. Distant at first, it becomes louder and more distinct as you approach...

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