Celebration and inebriation coexist in ’Drunken City’
June 9 2010
So does a chance meeting with a couple of guys, both of whom have been doing some celebrating of their own. The various connections between the out-of-towners linger long after last call and well into...
Guitarist Neil Gordon’s trio fights friction
June 9 2010
At first peep, everything seems settled in Lansing jazzman Neil Gordon’s world. His percolating chamber-style trio (with bassist Ed Fedewa and drummer Larry Ochiltree) has fully jelled, and is celebrating...
A story about dropping down all 23 stories of Boji Tower
June 9 2010
Perhaps more important, the event raised money for a good cause. The Team Foundation, a division of the Greater Lansing Convention
Woldumar show demystifies flying mammals
June 9 2010
It’s been over a decade since the Cranbrook Institute of Science has been able to travel to Lansing to put on a live educational program about the mammals of the air, but the bats are back at Woldumar...
June 9 2010
found “the one.” She’s gone from being ultrapicky to swearing she’ll just marry the next guy who doesn’t pick his nose at the dinner table. Wow. Is that what it comes down...
City’s first urban farm on a formerly unproductive patch of land could feed an entire neighborhood
June 2 2010
Buried deep at the south end of Hayford Street on Lansing’s east side lies a small patch of land that nobody loved until very recently. It was an empty lot that will soon be Lansing’s first...
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...

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