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Nov. 9 2017
Blend George and Ira Gershwin’s music, stars like Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron and Oscar Levant and you’ve got yourself a masterpiece of a film. Now, modernize the mix by putting it on the Broadway...
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‘Beau Jest’ Comes to the Williamston Theatre
Nov. 8 2017
Courtesy Photo James Sherman’s “Beau Jest” is a classic family comedy, Beau Jest comes to the Mid-Michigan award-winning professional theatre company. Performance runs Nov. 16 to Dec....
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Schuler Books & Music set to host two writer discussions
Nov. 3 2017
In early November, Schuler Books & Music will be hosting two different authors in their Lansing area book stores. On Nov. 9, fantasy/sci fi writer Jim Hines will be visiting the Eastwood Tow
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Hot Dub Time Machine comes to The Loft
Nov. 3 2017
Courtesy Photo Australian DJ Tom Lowndes, better known by his stage name, Tom Loud and his newest project, Hot Dub Time Machine brings the self-described "Best. Party. Ever." to the U.S
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Cara Catallo explores Pewabic Pottery’s history in new book
Nov. 2 2017
In the 1960s “white flight” saw Detroiters abandoning their homes for the suburbs leaving behind architectural one-of-a-kind installations of Pewabic Pottery. Looters soon moved in, taking...
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A look into the 2017 East Lansing Film Festival
Nov. 2 2017
Picture Los Angeles, pre-riots circa 1992, then Auschwitz, an equestrian competition, and small-town America after the 2008 financial crisis. Lastly, take a look into someone’s mind during one of...
Women’s charity art auction raises money for breast cancer
Nov. 2 2017
According to the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, one in nine women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetimes. As a result, the Women’s Center, headed by Cindie Alwood, is constantly...
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‘Farce of Habit’ delights
Nov. 2 2017
Starlight Dinner Theatre’s “Farce of Habit” had a cast of loonies who made non-stop jokes, puns and occasionally indecorous jests that kept the nearly full, opening night house chuckling....
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‘The Government Inspector’ comes to LCC
Nov. 1 2017
Produced by the Lansing Community College department for Humanities & Performing Arts, Nikolai Gogol's classic 1836 comedy, “The Government Inspector” will bring its comedy of errors to
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MSU Greek community provides chaperoned holiday fun
Oct. 26 2017
An image from a previous Safe Halloween event.Courtesy Photo With near-constant news of catastrophes worldwide, it’s not surprising that parents might be hesitant to let their children go out o
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Lansing resident Lucas Holliday graces ‘The Voice’s’ stage
Oct. 26 2017
Courtesy Photo In late September, Season 13 of NBC’s “The Voice” premiered. All four judges, including Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Jennifer Hudson and Miley Cyrus, took their seat in...
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Railroad underpass gets new look
Oct. 26 2017
Father Tony Willis helps his songs Ashton and Austin paint the bridge. Photo by Kelly Sheridan This past weekend, Lansing residents tapped into their creative side as they set out to give t
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Creepy Cheapy Invades the Capital City kicks off today
Oct. 26 2017
Imagine going to a show and singing along to your favorite legendary rock ‘n’ rollers like U2, Blink 182 and the Beastie Boys. Now, partner that with Halloween, and a chance to win the
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Heroes and villains collide at pet benefit
Oct. 26 2017
Raising an animal can be difficult, particularly if health costs are above one’s means. The Ingham County Animal Shelter Fund might just be the solution for that though, and the fourth annual Ingham...
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Sat., Oct. 28
Oct. 26 2017
Chris Farren’s 2016 record “Can’t Die” is a year old now, not only surviving, but thriving. To celebrate, the pop-tinged rock-and-roller hit the road. Before playing at Mac’s...
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Lansing artist creates scary, movie-themed posters with hidden meanings
Oct. 26 2017
Unorthodox and detail-driven are two terms that could sum up Matt Peppler’s design. The 37-year-old, Lansing-based graphic designer and illustrator’s methodical means of inserting storytelling...
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A witch's perspective on Halloween
Oct. 26 2017
“What I have done at Halloween is that I have invited my ancestors to come for the evening. I don’t know that I would like everyone,” she laughed, “so I try to be specific. The...
Hendrik Meijer unveils biography of Arthur Vandenberg, decades in the making
Oct. 26 2017
Talk about persistence. Hendrik Meijer has been working on the definitive biography of Michigan U.S. Senator Arthur Vandenberg for more than 27 years. Meijer often found that his day job, as CEO and executive...
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Brian Whitfield's summer under the bridge
Oct. 26 2017
Thanks to a warm October, four splendid murals, each one 50 feet wide and 25 feet tall, are almost finished. Suddenly, the dusty DMZ between Lansing and East Lansing is swirling with life and color —...
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Jeffrey Cranor chats about new Night Vale novel
Oct. 24 2017
Courtesy Photo If you’re a fan of “Welcome to Night Vale” but you thought the universe was reserved exclusively to its twice-monthly podcast, you’re dead wrong. And, you’re...