Local musicians travel to compete in international blues competition
Jan. 13 2016
A caravan of local musicians will pack up their gear and head south later this month to see how their blues chops stack up against the rest of the world
MSU grad lands role on CBS' 'Supergirl'
Jan. 6 2016
“I don’t have any expectations. I was just excited to be a part of the family, to be invited in to do a couple of episodes,” Showerman said. “My character is still alive, so I hope...
Jan. 6 2016
Broadside, along with co-headliner 7 Minutes In Heaven, perform an all-ages show Jan. 14 at Mac’s Bar. Warming up the stage are Marina City, Winner Take All and Prima Vera. Based in Richmond, Va.,...
Tour brings Saginaw native back to Michigan
Jan. 6 2016
When Saginaw native John Bee started American Opera in 2011, it began as a side-project
Looking back on the iconic Ford Mustang
Jan. 6 2016
For five days straight, we woke early and drove a 1961 green Impala 50 miles from a cheap motel somewhere in New Jersey to the site of the World’s Fair. The exposition has been called the “greatest...
A guide to Lansing-area online fundraising campaigns
Jan. 6 2016
The system is centered largely around the concept of asset-based community development, which accounts for resources outside of the traditional currency system and encourages bartering, work trades and...
Jan. 6 2016
In the wake of World War II, a family's backyard becomes the setting for further conflict in "All My Sons," by Arthur Miller, which hits the Riverwalk Theatre stage Thursday
Jan. 6 2016
To bring you this special 2016 New Year’s issue of City Pulse, we sat down with nine interesting people who are doing interesting things in the Lansing area. We invite you to sit down with them,...
Dec. 30 2015
Couples must make many decisions when planning their weddings, including choosing transportation for guests to and from wedding ceremonies
Dec. 30 2015
But summer weather can be extremely hot, and while a sunny, warm day may be perfect beach days, such conditions are not always ideal for weddings, especially weddings that take place outdoors. If wedding-day...
Dec. 30 2015
Inspiration boards, sometimes referred to as idea boards, are commonly used by interior designers, artists, writers, and even wedding planners. Such boards can serve a great purpose when starting a new...
Dec. 30 2015
Brides might garner most of the attention on a couple’s wedding day, but dashing grooms also will get their share of attention. As a result, grooms must be just as diligent as their blushing brides...
Dec. 30 2015
When couples tie the knot, many changes are in store, many compromises will be made and many lasting memories will be created. But in the weeks and months before their big days, couples can easily get...
Dec. 30 2015
Couples planning to get married do so with the intention of spending the rest of their lives together. Few couples exchange rings thinking divorce or the loss of a spouse is in their future, but some marriages...
Dec. 30 2015
Since it formed in 2007, Hordes has put out a stack of lo-fi D.I.Y. releases, all stocked with improvised, droning soundscapes. The Lansing-based trio’s spontaneous and foreboding sound, reminiscent...
Highlights from 2015’s crop of books
Dec. 30 2015
This past year, my reading leaned heavily toward non-fiction. The first standout book was “The Wright Brothers.” Written by David McCullough, this is possibly the best biography of the remarkable...
Highlights of 2015’s local theater season came from theater rookies, aspiring actors
Dec. 30 2015
Arguably the most powerful production this season was “Telling: Lansing,” produced by Peppermint Creek Theatre Co. Featuring a cast of mostly non-actors telling personal stories related to...
Jazz and classical highlights of 2015
Dec. 30 2015
This town is heated year round (summer festivals included) with native, student and visiting musical talent, thanks largely to the white-hot boiler room that is the MSU College of Music. With so much to...
Local theater ranged from light romance to heavy history in 2015
Dec. 30 2015
The theater companies of the Greater Lansing area produce a tremendous number of quality theatrical productions each year. And while City Pulse’s Pulsar awards are a sincere way to honor the best...
Clever themes and contemporary style add personality to weddings
Dec. 30 2015
A swing through Pinterest, the Internet’s premier site for wedding envisioning, shows that plenty of couples are still planning traditional black-and-white garb for their weddings. But dig a little...

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