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Tin Can DeWitt
Nov. 28 2012
When the Tin Can opened in Lansing two years ago, everything you needed to know about the place was scrawled in chalk in all caps right there on the wall: "WORLD CLASS DIVE BAR."
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Two fundraisers give Lansing area residents an opportunity to spread some holiday cheer
Nov. 28 2012
Not all children get to tiptoe down a flight of stairs on Christmas morning to see what Santa has left for them — for many local kids, there are no presents. It's like waking up in Who-ville after...
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Nov. 28 2012
As we enter the colder months and the holiday season, the face of hunger in our community will be brought closer. The annual giving requests will pour in from the charities that work to address the immediate...
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Annual genre-fusing show doubles as CD release party for local band
Nov. 28 2012
These days, if you're talking about country music, you usually think about superstars like Kenny Chesney or the glossy pop styling of Taylor Swift – a manufactured contemporary sound that strays...
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Lansing artist utilizes 2,000-year-old painting process to create indelible works of art
Nov. 28 2012
The Egyptians used it to stylize their mummy cases. The Romans picked it up from the Greeks, who used it to waterproof boats. And Sue Winkler? She uses it to make pretty, colorful paintings. Who says there's...
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Nov. 28 2012
This week's Curtain Call includes a review of "Ebenezer" and preview of "Shakespeare's Will."
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Choosing your baby's sexuality
Nov. 28 2012
Alice D. Dreger, professor of clinical medical humanities and bioethics at Northwestern University, is the 11th speaker in Michigan State University's semester-long series, "Whom You Love: the biology...
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Nov. 28 2012
Gallery walk & other exhibitions
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Author documents America's underground newspaper movement
Nov. 28 2012
"What a long, strange trip it’s been," may be part of Grateful Dead lore, but it goes a long way in describing Ken Wachsberger's lifelong passion of documenting America's Vietnam-era underground...
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A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
Nov. 28 2012
A pair of Michigan-based duos share a twin bill at the Ten Pound Fiddle concert series Friday at the Unitarian Universalist Church. Taking the stage will be Jan Krist & Jim Bizer and Siusan O'Rourke &...
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The Family Restaurant
Nov. 21 2012
South Lansing diners looking for home-cooked eating that goes beyond chain restaurants and dollar menus have a new option: The Family Restaurant. And don't worry about that name — no one's looking...
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Gender identity and children
Nov. 21 2012
Ken Zucker, psychologist-in-chief at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, is the 10th speaker in Michigan State University’s semester-long series, "Whom You Love: the biology of...
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Nov. 21 2012
This month, you might find a holiday show that has fake snow, Santa and maybe a few elves, but the one playing at Riverwalk Theatre certainly has something that makes it stick out from the crowd: goblins
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Our list of #LoveLansing gift ideas
Nov. 21 2012
Despite those doomsday prognosticators who've been trying to scare us into thinking we're one minor calamity away from being a third world country, things really aren’t that bad, fiscally speaking
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A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
Nov. 21 2012
For those who still dig neon clothes and poppy synthesizers, the Starfarm show tonight at the Green Door may be the pre-Turkey Day spot to be
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Greater Lansing Convention & Vistors Bureau & Hibachi's House
Nov. 14 2012
Last week, the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau, headquartered in the Stadium District in Lansing, cut the ribbon at its new satellite office across the street from the new Eli and Edythe...
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Drink and paint at new Lansing business
Nov. 14 2012
On an average Saturday night, I usually head to a show with some friends or, having recently turned 21, go barhopping. But last weekend I tried something different: a friend and I went to a class at Painting...
Nov. 14 2012
This week's reviews and previews
Annual holiday extravaganza takes over downtown on Friday
Nov. 14 2012
After last year's abbreviated winter (seen as a reprieve by many mid-Michigan cryophobes), the calendar has finally reset itself back to cold weather mode, whether we like it or not
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Lansing Symphony, soloists, choirs apply the balm of Brahms
Nov. 14 2012
After two drama-drenched performances in a row, the Lansing Symphony opted to soothe rather than rile at Saturday's MasterWorks concert