Feb. 17 2016
Fans of Lansing-based power-pop band Cheap Girls can check out a stripped-down version of the group Friday when lead vocalist/guitarist Ian Graham performs a solo acoustic set at Mac’s Bar. Openers...
Dancer Savion Glover and drummer Jack DeJohnette tap out a cosmic message
Feb. 17 2016
Tap dancer Savion Glover and drummer Jack DeJohnette will have an intense conversation Friday at the Wharton Center
Local author discusses new book, renewed public interest in true crime
Feb. 17 2016
If there’s one thing author Steve Miller has avoided over the past two decades, it’s working a mind-numbing, run-of-the-mill day job
Classic play lands again at Riverwalk Theatre
Feb. 17 2016
Some say love is lovelier the second time around. But does a theatrical production of Ken Kesey’s “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” still sizzle as hot the second time around?
‘The Sound of Music’ displays classic charm
Feb. 10 2016
Some Broadway shows age better than others. For a musical that debuted in 1959, “The Sound of Music” looks and sounds remarkably fresh
A guide to romantic — and not so romantic — events in Greater Lansing.
Feb. 10 2016
This Valentine’s Day, don’t forget to love yourself a little. The Lansing Art Gallery invites visitors to treat themselves at a trunk show and soiree featuring handcrafted jewelry by Casey...
Paula Poundstone talks comedy clubs, Donald Trump and owning 14 cats
Feb. 10 2016
A high school dropout, Poundstone, 56, cut her teeth in the Boston open mic scene in the 1970s. Before long, she was touring the country via Greyhound bus, performing her wry, improvisational comedy at...
A guide to Lansing-area online fundraising campaigns.
Feb. 10 2016
Stover has started a Kickstarter project to make his game a reality. Stover is hoping to raise $15,000 for the project by Sunday. If the campaign is successful, Stover hopes to have the game available...
Williamston Theatre takes on death and grief in latest production
Feb. 10 2016
Death can be challenging to process. People may lock away their emotions rather than deal with them
Helping you find the ideal presidential relationship
Feb. 10 2016
The 2016 presidential primary season kicked off in earnest last week with the Iowa Caucuses, the first opportunity for American citizens to cast votes this election cycle. The Michigan primary lands on...
Thursday, Feb. 11
Feb. 10 2016
Twentieth century jazz meets 19th century architecture Thursday at the Turner-Dodge House, where vocalist Sunny Wilkinson and pianist Ron Newman present the latest installment of the Music at the Mansion...
Feb. 10 2016
Off the Ledge, a Lansing-based rock band, releases its newly remastered album, “Wherever We Land,” Thursday at the Loft. Opening the all-ages show are the Native Howl, Jellyfish Arcade and...
Pianist Kenny Barron brings music and life lessons to MSU students
Feb. 10 2016
Categories can be hateful, but they start discussions. So here’s one to chew on
Twin designers prepare to launch line in New York
Feb. 10 2016
Grand Ledge native identical twins Shawn and Claire Buitendorp already have an impressive resume in the fashion world. After college, the pair moved to New York to intern with fashion designer Betsey Johnson
New book explores Saginaw’s musical history
Feb. 10 2016
Fred Reif could have been the prototype for the record store geeks in Nick Hornby’s “High Fidelity.” Reif, 69, has owned two record stores and managed another. Along the way he has absorbed...
Local musicians reflect on performance with Bobby McFerrin
Feb. 9 2016
TUESDAY, Feb. 9 — When Bobby McFerrin took the stage at Wharton Center Saturday, he wasn’t flanked by the kind of musical giants a talent like his usually pulls in. McFerrin, who regularly...
YouTube star discusses rape culture in MSU talk
Feb. 9 2016
TUESDAY, Feb. 9 — Nearly 200 students packed into a lecture hall at MSU’s Wells Hall Wednesday night to attend Taking Down Rape Culture, an event that addressed sexual assault and what could...
Lower Peninsula gets four Historic Place designations
Feb. 5 2016
LANSING — The roster of Lower Peninsula sites on the National Register of Historic Places has grown by four with new designations in Saugatuck, Elk Rapids, Alpena and Detroit.Among them are a 1904...
Actress Ashley Brown discusses ‘The Sound of Music,’ life on the road and her path to Broadway
Feb. 4 2016
THURSDAY, Feb. 4 — At just 34, Ashley Brown already has a career that would make many Broadway actors jealous.The young actress made her Broadway debut in 2005, taking on the role of Belle in Walt...
‘Postcard Wally’ hosts local postcard show
Feb. 4 2016
THURSDAY, Feb. 4 — In a time before the Internet, postcards were the tweets and Instagram posts of their day. For a few pennies, you could send a note to a friend across town or across the country

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