Jan. 5 2011
Please note: Because of the New Years holiday last weekend, some galleries are holding receptions this Sunday and others have scheduled receptions for Jan. 16
Kondonassis brings hard-core harp music to Lansing Symphony
Jan. 5 2011
No wonder there’s so much work for Yolanda Kondonassis, the guest soloist at Lansing Symphony’ Orchestra’s Saturday concert Kondonassis has spent the last 20 years demonstrating the harp’s...
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Jan. 5 2011
Strains vary in price from $15-$25 per gram. At $25 a gram, Apollo, a sativa strain, was definitely the best bud offered at the time. The buds were thick and sticky with oozing trichomes that carried a...
’Rich Boy,’ ’Just Kids’ among the year’s finest literary works
Jan. 5 2011
Pomerantz, who teaches writing at the University of Michigan, comes to Ann Arbor by the way of Philadelphia and New York and drops her no-holds-barred character in search of the American dream into the...
Home is where the fart is & Love has come to sty
Jan. 5 2011
Q: My wife of eight years is a really good person but always needs reassurance that she’s attractive. I’m finding that difficult because, on a typical night, she takes a dump in our master...
Jan. 5 2011
Seven bands will share the stage Friday at Mac’s. From metal to pop punk and funk, the night will be a diverse blend of Michigan rock outfits. Headlining the show is Hellmouth, a Detroit metal band...
Russian National Ballet brings Shakespeare to the stage
Jan. 5 2011
It’s one of the most well-known love stories ever told. The story of two young lovers pushed to a tragic end resulting from the violence that erupts out of the hatred between their rival families....
Yasmina Reza play will be staged as a fund-raiser this weekend
Jan. 4 2011
Riverwalk Theater will showcase Yasmina Reza’s “The Unexpected Man” at a special fundraising event Friday and Saturday to “help us get through the winter months,” said Mike...
Williamston restaurant hosts multi-artist show through January
Jan. 4 2011
Artists Ron Cook, Lee J. and Nancy M. Kronenberg, Gail Noren and Melinda Pope will be exhibiting works during the month of January at Gracie’s Place, 151 S. Putnam, in Williamston
2010's 10 best and 10 worst movies
Dec. 31 2010
Strange to think that at the beginning of 2010, I'm not sure I'd ever even heard the name Lisbeth Salander. Now, it's like she's practically a member of my own family. OK, well, maybe just a Facebook Friend
Rich Tupica spotlights some of the major players in Lansing's music scene
Dec. 30 2010
Another year is gone, leaving behind a trail of DIY records and rock shows only Lansing could produce. Aside from slabs of vinyl and compact discs, new venues, artist collectives, and a local music TV...
Guitarist bounces into Creole Gallery with ‘little tiny big band’
Dec. 29 2010
The duo’s breakout recalls the 1950 Hollywood melodrama “Young Man With a Horn,” in which a hot-headed trumpeter chafes under his bandleader’s predictable, cornball arrangements....
'I’ll have the scrimp cocktail!'
Dec. 29 2010
When we were ordering, he suggested we play “a fun game,” which entailed closing our eyes and picking a number (the entrees were numbered). I said okay, then he said I couldn’t pick numbers...
Dec. 29 2010
A $20 table reservation guarantees a table for your party, while a $35 VIP table reservation includes a complimentary bottle of champagne and coat check for up to four people. Tickets are available at...
Peppermint Creek Theatre founder sees opportunities for cooperation — not competition — among Lansing’s various theater companies.
Dec. 29 2010
Many artists leave their hometowns for bigger cities. What has kept you in Lansing? I think what has kept me in Lansing is the ability to work on the kind of material I believe in, in a community that...
Despite the economy, the beat goes on for the Lansing Symphony maestro.
Dec. 29 2010
How would you characterize the state of symphony orchestras in 2010? Well, all the arts are generally very sensitive to the health of the economy because we rely largely on philanthropy for our survival....
The actress/director/playwright now has a theater company of her own.
Dec. 29 2010
When did you launch Stormfield Theatre? It’s been in existence since August 2009. It started with staged readings. The first was “Kimberly Akimbo,” with Carmen Decker (which Stormfield...
The executive director of the Arts Council of Greater Lansing sees a brighter picture for 2011.
Dec. 29 2010
What have been some of the major challenges the Arts Council has faced this year? Since 2001, arts funding in general has been cut. We work with 140 arts and cultural organizations and a good 100 individual...
When studios play hide-and-seek
Dec. 28 2010
Here’s what’s on the horizon at your local cineplex this Friday: the science-fiction thriller "Splice"; a live-action version of "Marmaduke"; a raunchy comedy called "Get Him to the Greek,"...
Productions from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Ohio and Michigan will be staged
Dec. 28 2010
Michigan State University will start the new year with a whole lot of new theater. From Jan. 4-8, MSU hosts the Region Three presentation of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, featuring...

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