Medical marijuana expo comes to South Lansing
April 27 2016
Medical marijuana users will descend on the Causeway Bay hotel this weekend, but its attendees have one request: Don’t call it a stoner convention
April 27 2016
Campus to Coast, an annual boating trek hosted by MSU's Outdoors Club, gives participants 57 hours to complete the 160-mile trek. The fastest boaters accomplished the feat in 36 to 40 hours. Campus to...
Todd Barry talks rock clubs, crowd work and coffee shops
April 27 2016
Comedian Todd Barry’s style is so dry, it can be hard to tell when he’s moved on to the next joke
Bridge Street Social
April 27 2016
King’s buisness partner — and Bridge Street’s executive chef — is Michael Luther, owner of the Red Cedar Grill. The two met years ago when King was working as a wine rep. They stayed...
Verve Pipe to play classic album at City Pulse River Rock Concert
April 26 2016
TUESDAY, April 26 — Michigan-based rock band Verve Pipe will headline the first-ever City Pulse River Rock Concert, which comes to Adado Riverfront Park June 10 and 11
Bria Skonberg returns to East Lansing for Wharton Center performance
April 25 2016
Bria Skonberg fondly remembers her time at East Lansing’s Summer Solstice Jazz Festival last summer. “The audience was awesomely warm."
Review: 'Hardcore Henry' a thoroughly unpleasant film
April 22 2016
You might have heard “Hardcore Henry” being hailed as “the future of action movies.” God, I hope not. The film wants to take you on a roller coaster ride, but you just want to get...
Marvelous ‘Matilda’ is naughty fun
April 21 2016
In “Matilda the Musical,” which waltzed into the Wharton Center earlier this week, a young girl wages a war against illiteracy, ignorance and bullying. That character is Matilda, and her eponymous
Michigan patients find relief in medical marijuana
April 20 2016
Harriet, who has been a marijuana user for over 30 years, started smoking recreationally, but eventually realized that marijuana helped with her depression and anxiety. More recently, she started to experiment...
April 20 2016
Tigue, who grew up in Clarkston, graduated from MSU in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in English. She earned a master’s degree in creative writing and environment from Iowa State University...
April 20 2016
Legendary psychobilly guitar hero and vocalist Reverend Horton Heat headlines an all-ages show Sunday at the Loft. Openers are Nashville Pussy, Unknown Hinson and Lucky Tubb. Reverend Horton Heat is one...
MSU breathes new life into ‘Grease'
April 20 2016
“Grease,” as a cultural phenomenon, is inescapable. In 1978, a sanitized “Grease” film helped cement the musical’s place in Americana
Letters of Love campaign raises funds, awareness for Syrian refugees
April 20 2016
The Syrian refugee crisis has been driving headlines around the world for the past year, as over 4.5 million people have fled to neighboring countries to escape the war in Syria
New books explores Michigan’s forgotten authors
April 20 2016
A review in the January 21, 1960, edition of the State News said of MSU Professor Glendon Swarthout’s ”Where the Boys Are,” “It’s a funny book and a serious book and gets...
A peek at screenwriter Jim Cash’s East Lansing house
April 20 2016
The elevator pitch: At the height of the Reagan era, a huge, wood-paneled Aspen lodge with five fireplaces and a stonegrotto indoor pool is dumped onto an ordinary Midwestern ranch house by an Air Force...
We Love Kids N Dogs / Tinkrlab
April 20 2016
With the international maker movement in full swing, Metro Lansing tinkerers, inventors and “toy hackers” have no shortage of outlets for their creativity. Last October marked the second...
David Abeles talks touring, music, evil alter ego
April 20 2016
If you run into actor David Abeles on the street, you would see someone who would fit right into the cast of “Once.”
Julian Van Dyke selected for East Lansing Artist Alleys mural
April 18 2016
MONDAY, April 15 — Local artist Julian Van Dyke will get a chance to make his mark in East Lansing.Julian Van DykeCourtesy photoThe East Lansing Art Selection Panel and East Lansing Arts Commission
Common Ground adds 11 more acts
April 15 2016
FRIDAY, April 15 — Common Ground Music Festival continues to fill out its 2016 slate, announcing 11 more acts earlier today.Pop singer Daya will join the festival’s July 10th lineup, which...
’45 Years’ an exercise in empathy
April 14 2016
“45 Years,” from British filmmaker Andrew Haigh, is one of the few films I’ve seen recently that can be described as truly transporting. What I mean is that it takes you out of yourself...

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