Sweet Custom Jewelry/Peppino's Sports Grille
Sept. 16 2015
Just in time to appeal to all the proposers getting ready to get down on one knee between now and New Year’s Eve comes, a new husband-and-wife operation that opens Friday in Old Town. Sweet Custom...
'From Sepia to Selfies' opens the shutter on Lansing history
Sept. 9 2015
“From Sepia to Selfies,” a compelling, comprehensive exhibit of over 200 photographs of people and places in Lansing, cries out for one of those old-fashioned handbills that use 30 different-sized...
Sept. 9 2015
Mudwest at the Avenue Cafe Friday, Sept. 11 @ The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 18 , $5, 9 p.m. Lansing-based shoegaze-punk band Mudwest plays Friday at the Avenue Café....
Friday, September 11
Sept. 9 2015
For Owosso residents looking for an artistic way to spend Friday evening — or Greater Lansing residents looking for an excuse to get out of town for the weekend — the annual Artwalk Owosso...
Timothy Busfield hosts youth theater workshops
Sept. 9 2015
Actor/director/producer Timothy Busfield’s career took him from East Lansing all the way to Hollywood — and now he wants to show local kids how to chase their dreams. “I started...
Author Matt Bell explores dark world of scrappers
Sept. 9 2015
Matt Bell describes his new novel, “Scrapper,” as a “quiet book” — but it comes across with the noisy fury of righteous revenge. The book is written as a first-person...
Rachael Davis on life in Nashville and her rock star husband
Sept. 9 2015
A northern Michigan native, Rachael Davis has been playing and performing music most of her adult life. She showed an early aptitude for music, and by age 8 she was performing regularly with Lake Effect,...
Audrey Tipper hired as City Market manager
Sept. 9 2015
The Lansing City Market’s newest manager, Audrey Tipper, thinks her new job is a natural fit. She grew up around food, after all. “I grew up in the farming community,” she said....
Kurt Braunohler brings his comedic style to Mac’s Bar
Sept. 9 2015
Kurt Braunohler often describes his mission in life as “inserting absurdity into strangers’ lives to make the world a better place.” The comedian raised $6,000 on Kickstarter...
Broad Art Museum explores clash of cultures in the UAE
Sept. 2 2015
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, tucked into a corner of Michigan State University’s historic East Circle, represents a clash between past and future, and plenty of ink has been spilled debating...
LCC makes moves to keep students on campus
Sept. 2 2015
Lansing Community College has been making some changes — and if you’ve driven by lately, it’s hard not to notice. The new, two-story windows that overlook Adado Riverfront Park...
Sept. 2 2015
Despite rainy weather, hundreds of members of the LGBT community and their friends and family gathered at the Capitol on Saturday for the annual Michigan Pride rally. Afterward, some stayed around for...
The enduring success of ‘How to Read Literature Like a Professor’
Sept. 2 2015
This book has serious shelf life — pun intended. A dozen years after Thomas C. Foster published “How to Read Literature Like a Professor,” it is still hanging around on...
Friday, Sept. 4
Sept. 2 2015
MICA Gallery’s next exhibit opening is adding an artful twist to the adage, “The more, the merrier.” A Friday evening opening reception will bring culinary arts, visual arts and music...
Sept. 2 2015
Mayday! At the Loft Friday Sept. 4 @ The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 18 , $15, 8 p.m. Emerging Miami-based alt-hip-hop group ¡Mayday! has performed hundreds of shows, scored...
Walking tour features historic Eaton County Courthouse
Sept. 2 2015
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2 — The Historical Society of Greater Lansing continues its summer walking tour series with a free tour of the historic Eaton County Courthouse and Museum tomorrow evening, led by...
LCC brings old YMCA pillar to downtown campus
Aug. 28 2015
FRIDAY, AUG. 28 — Lansing Community College’s newest piece of public art isn’t so new. It’s over 70 years old. An 18-foot-tall limestone column, dedicated at a public ceremony this...
Williamston Theatre's building gets a new name
Aug. 27 2015
THURSDAY, AUG. 27 — Williamston Theatre founders, staff and supporters — along with members of the Williamston Area Chamber of Commerce — gathered Thursday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony...
Looking at the city’s biggest spenders
Aug. 26 2015
The area’s top three bars, at least in terms of liquor purchases, are in East Lansing — but Lansing isn’t too far behind. The top 10 liquor purchasers in the tri-county area, according...
The Appleseed Collective turns in virtuoso performance on ´Live at the Ark´
Aug. 26 2015
Ann Arbor-based group the Appleseed Collective is certainly a folk band, but it doesn’t take the preservation society approach common to many folk bands. The group specializes in writing...

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