Jason Adasiewicz brings vibraphone sound to East Lansing
June 10 2015
For all his twirling melodies, intricate harmonies and meditative ballads, Chicago vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz glories in the sound of his tintinnabulating toy the way a baby rocks a rattle. “The...
Tesco Vee talks Jello Biafra, Touch & Go and new LP
June 10 2015
Lansing’s hardcore-punk roots can be traced back to one man: Tesco Vee. Aside from founding and fronting the Meatmen — a band known for its shocking, tongue in-cheek anthems like “Tooling...
Grand American Fish Rodeo builds on last year
June 10 2015
The Grand American Fish Rodeo, Lansing’s fledgling festival dedicated to high lighting the city’s waterways, kicks off its second year this weekend. The festival was founded, at least in part,...
Thursday, June 18
June 10 2015
Every good meal deserves an appetizer, and East Lansing’s Summer Solstice Jazz Festival is offering a musical appetizer June 18 before serving a full plate of jazz June 19 and 20. The festival is...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
June 10 2015
James Gardin & the Full Respect at Mac´s Bar, Thursday, June 18 Formerly known as P.H.I.L.T.H.Y., Lansing-based hip-hop artist James Gardin headlines June 18 at Mac’s Bar along with Jabee,...
A look at the variety of marijuana ingestion methods
June 10 2015
Should I smoke, eat or vape my marijuana? Now, more than ever, we see headlines and hear more talk about marijuana, both for medical and recreational uses. It seems everywhere I go, I get a question...
Re-release shines light on forgotten Lansing author
June 8 2015
MONDAY, JUNE 8 — Almost 90 years after it was banned in the U.S. for obscenity, “What Happens,” a 1926 book by Lansing author John Herrmann, has been re-released
Wilson rises up with new LP
June 5 2015
With a debut 2013 album titled “Full Blast Fuckery,” one could guess that Wilson delivers fist-pumping hard-rock tunes. Known for its colossal, riff-driven sound, the Detroit based band comprises...
Historical Society of Greater Lansing offers summer walking tours
June 4 2015
THURSDAY, JUNE 4 — Lansing residents can get a little history while they get a little exercise this summer. The Historical Society kicks off its series of summer walking tours Saturday with a tour...
East Lansing City Council approves transfer of (SCENE) Metrospace control to MSU
June 3 2015
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3 — The wait is finally over. After months of negotiations, East Lansing City Council voted to approve a five-year operating agreement between the City of East Lansing and the department...
MSU´s Summer Circle Theatre moves into its new digs
June 3 2015
After nearly 40 years of wandering in the wildernesses of the Red Cedar River — enduring floods and plagues of mosquitos — MSU’s Summer Circle Theatre has arrived at its promised land:...
New downtown country bar part of national trend
June 3 2015
So far, 2015 is shaping up to be the year of the Duke in Metro Lansing. In April, 94.1 FM became Duke FM, swapping its alt rock playlist for old school country. And last week, downtown Lansing’s...
River City MRKT brings creative art and crafts to REO Town
June 3 2015
Great things always seem to come in pairs: peanut butter and jelly, Hall & Oates and Calvin and Hobbes, just to name a few. And while the individual components of famous pairings are extremely enjoyable...
Project Pop Up brings unexpected art to downtown Lansing
June 3 2015
The streets of downtown Lansing are under attack. Not by muggers or criminals, but by guerilla artists planning artful ambushes and wielding “bombs” of vibrant yarn. It’s all part of...
What does the (SCENE) Metrospace transition mean for East Lansing?
June 3 2015
East Lansing City Council met Tuesday night, with all signs pointing to approval of the proposed operating agreement that will turn control of (SCENE) Metrospace, the city’s downtown contemporary...
MSU clarinetist Guy Yehuda flies high on new CD
June 3 2015
Clarinets have a reputation as the splashing, raucous waterfowl of the orchestral ecosystem, indelicate tubes that Review emit goosey honks and lubricious smears. There’s not much duck in Guy Yehuda,...
Williamston Theatre capitalizes on intimacy
June 3 2015
With its latest production, “Outside Mullingar,” Williamston Theatre proves once again why it earns such recognition as its 2014 National Theatre Company grant. It selects plays that maximize...
‘Best of Friends’ serves up cold revenge
June 3 2015
Imagine a world where people assumed the worst intentions of others and acted on their basest instincts. Welcome to “Best of Friends,” a dark comedy from the twisted mind of Jeff Daniels (yes,...
Saturday, June 6
June 3 2015
Live music will be on tap at East Lansing’s Bailey Park Saturday as the sixth annual Pumpstock American roots festival takes over the park. The event is hosted by East Lansing’s popular Pump...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
June 3 2015
Laura Stevenson at Mac´s Bar, Thursday, June 4 Brooklyn-based indie-folk-rock songwriter Laura Stevenson headlines an all-ages show Thursday at Mac’s Bar. Openers are Tidal, Cardboard Swords...

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