Lansingites get passports to explore their own town
June 2 2010
The day-long event on Saturday, June 5, includes a feature sure to put butterflies in the stomachs of all who dare to take a look. Over The Edge, put on by the Team Lansing Foundation, will feature a few...
Let the sidewalk be your canvas at Old Town’s Chalk of the Town
June 2 2010
The streets of Old Town will be lit up with colorful works of chalk art at the second annual Chalk of the Town event on June 5. Everyone from professional artists and designers to families who wish to...
Gay Men’s Chorus salutes the sounds of the 1960s
June 2 2010
Audiences will recognize many of the 1960s hits featured in the Greater Lansing Gay Men’s Chorus’ annual spring concert, “You Can’t Stop the Beat.” The concert, named for...
’The Value of Names’: John Peakes stars in a look at life after the witch hunts
June 2 2010
To pave the way and raise some money Stormfield has been presenting a series of staged readings at various locations. “The Value of Names,” playing June 4 to 6 at Red Cedar Friends Meeting...
Nnedi Okorafor weaves a scary tale of survival
June 2 2010
The death of her father pushed Nnedi Okorafor to write “Who Fears Death,” her latest novel
Summer Circle Theater launches season with ’Spirit’
June 2 2010
Wealthy American tourists Margaret (English Clark) and Clara (Lucas) Johnson get a crash-course in love, Italian-style, when Clara catches the eye of Fabrizio Naccarelli (Dekatch) in a piazza in Florence
WKAR-TV series spotlights local musicians in concert
June 2 2010
“Also, every program that goes out has the WKAR/Michigan State University logo, so every program is associated with Michigan State University as well. So it really helps promote the university and...
June 2 2010
of Richard Koenig and Jane Rosemont. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. T - F, 1-4 p.m. S. 113 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 374-6400
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....

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