June 2 2010
Of course, it’s always been out for some (picture Meryl Streep and Judi Dench sitting around pondering, “To DDD or not to DDD”) While this reported trend in looking natural seems part...
New online database will quantify arts
May 26 2010
Absurd stories unless you run them in reverse. Several times a year, understaffed arts groups have to lay down their trumpets, chisels and scripts to work on spreadsheets, cost-revenue charts and other...
Country star is grand marshal for Pride March June 12
May 26 2010
Wright will be grand marshal of the Pride March June 12 in downtown Lansing; it’s part of the Michigan Pride Diversity Festival. The march begins at noon at Grand Avenue along Riverfront Park and...
’Phantom’ retains its allure at Wharton Center
May 26 2010
It’s been nearly a quarter of a century since Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” made its debut in London’s West End and the show has remained a money-spinner...
May 26 2010
Tickets are on sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays at the Common Ground office, 901 N. Washington Ave. in Lansing, or by visiting www.commongroundfest. com. Call (800) 585-3737 for more information
Special Collections has Batman, Pulitzer winners, antique wallpaper samples
May 26 2010
It’s not a plot for a comic book. They make space for each other in the University Library’s Special Collections unit, which has one of the world’s largest collections of comics and can...
Sex and the sandy: Fun is just a mirage
May 26 2010
Once upon a time way back in 1998 there was a fresh new HBO series about four single women slashing and sashaying their way through the Big Apple dating scene. It was called “Sex and the City,”...
Icarus Falling delivers powerhouse production of Sam Shepard drama
May 26 2010
While Studio 1210 in Old Town makes a nice art gallery, its limitations in lighting and its lack of a backstage make it a challenging venue for a play. Shortly into the work, however, emotional immediacy...
Humorous and heartfelt, ’Home’ is a winner for Williamston Theatre
May 26 2010
Written by Annie Martin and Suzi Regan and directed by Regan, “Home” follows 2008’s "Maidens, Mothers and Crones," which focused on women, and last year’s "Flyover USA," which dealt...
May 26 2010
It’s terrible, what happened to his roommate, but moving into somebody’s place and then announcing, “Oh, by the way, I’m traumatized by people having sex” is like saying,...
World War II vet and retired MSU professor receives Silver Star — 65 years later
May 26 2010
Surviving a deadly bombing run over Germany during World War II and saving the lives of his fellow soldiers was reward enough for Louis Stamatakos, a retired professor of educational administration at...
City Pulse theater judges honor the best of the best in their annual award ceremony June 14
May 23 2010
Over the course of the past year, judges Erin Buitendorp, Mary Cusack, Tom and Kathy Helma, Paul Wozniak and Ute Von Der Heyden have surveyed the local theater landscape to find the very best of the best....
May 22 2010
Robin Hood dodged the bullet. The Russell Crowe/Cate Blanchett epic (which received lukewarm reviews from critics) managed to take in $36 million at the box office last weekend not Iron Man 2 numbers,...
Tim Martin Gleason is the Phantom menace
May 22 2010
So he stepped into the title role. By then, he’d already had plenty of preparation. “The whole time I was Raoul, I was the Phantom’s understudy as well,” Gleason said, calling from...
Bop (Harvey) reunites for Art Festival concert
May 19 2010
After forming in 1984, Bop (Harvey) began a trip through reggae, soul, Latin, funk and psychedelic rock with one goal in mind: to make each crowd dance their asses off. Which is what the East Lansing band...
New and seasoned artists converge at East Lansing Art Festival
May 19 2010
In 1964, as an answer to street fairs taking place in Ann Arbor, a Michigan State University advertising student began a similar event that allowed art students to exhibit and sell their work
May 19 2010
The East Lansing Art Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 22 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 23, in downtown East Lansing
Nadir keeps funk grounded in reality
May 19 2010
8 p.m. Saturday, May 22 MI.Funk Grand River Avenue Turner Street, Lansing Also performing Saturday: Sun Messengers 2 p.m.; Global Village 4 p,m.; Valerie Barrymore Foundation of Funk 6 p.m.; Soul Xpress...
Mi.Funk fest brings old-school to Old Town
May 19 2010
Last summer, OTBADA director Sharen Lange was sitting in the audience at East Lansing’s Summer Solstice Jazz Festival when local funkmaster Jim Alfredson of organissimo opened up a greasy groove...
Muffitt happy to stay on LSO podium
May 19 2010
It’s hard to hold a high note, but the Lansing Symphony is about to try. With attendance spiking improbably upward and performance levels at a widely recognized high, the organization announced last...

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