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Local groups tap into the popularity of craft beer
Sept. 30 2015
Beer brings people together. Plenty of beer and (fill in the blank) events are popping up all over town, enticing potential participants with the promise of tasty brews
‘The Whale’ takes on heavy subject matter
Sept. 30 2015
At its core, playwright Samuel D. Hunter’s “The Whale” is a devastating portrait of a morbidly obese man who sees the good in everyone except himself
Grand Ledge twins compete in the finale of 'Twinning'
Sept. 29 2015
TUESDAY, Sept. 29 — A pair of Grand Ledge twins have a chance to take home a $222,222.22 payday tomorrow night. Shawn and Claire Buitendorp, identical twins and Grand Ledge natives, are competitors
Frandor movie rental shop to close its doors
Sept. 25 2015
FRIDAY, SEPT. 25 — After 35 years of serving the East Lansing community, Video To Go announced today that it is preparing to close its doors for good
Local shop carries paper products made from elephant waste
Sept. 24 2015
THURSDAY, SEPT. 24 — Creativity and conservation are coming together in Williamston thanks to the Peculiar Perspectives art gallery and its new line of paper products from the Mr. Ellie Pooh company
Lansing Regional Chamber names 10 Over the Next Ten winners
Sept. 23 2015
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23 — The Lansing Regional Chamber’s recognized some of the community’s rising stars last night with its ninth annual 10 Over The Next Ten awards at MSU’s University...
Willow Tree Family Center offers help to Lansing parents
Sept. 23 2015
The main thrust of the nonprofit’s efforts are its support groups. It began three years ago with a single support group for mothers. Fast forwarding to the present, the group offers 24 support groups...
Thursday, Sept. 24
Sept. 23 2015
Twice already this summer the Capitol's East Lawn has filled up with tents for the Farmers Market at the Capitol. Thursday is the third and final market for the summer. The event, now in its 10th year,...
Lansing Symphony wows with all-Gershwin opener
Sept. 23 2015
All night, he sliced like a shark through the romantic billows and surges of an orchestra that’s already in mid-season form. Four works by Gershwin, including the famous “Rhapsody in Blue,”...
Ixion Theatre takes on Mamet’s ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’
Sept. 23 2015
“Glengarry Glen Rose,” David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1984 stage play, presented by Ixion Theatre on the brand-new Robin Theatre stage, is a painfully intimate look at the deep...
Sept. 23 2015
The Goddamn Gallows’ roots might be in Lansing, but the five-piece outfit, known for its potent mélange of punk, bluegrass and metal, has fans across the globe and spends much of its time...
Lansing artists compete in Michigan's premiere art competition
Sept. 23 2015
Krauss stands in the lobby of the service station, surrounded by a menagerie of metal animal sculptures. A moose and a giraffe greet customers who walk into the lobby. A brightly painted fish is tucked...
Sept. 23 2015
For at least the next six months, Sauer will rent the space from Kelley and have total control over the menu, including buying his own ingredients and hiring his own staff. He’s keeping it simple...
Touring production puts new shine on an old classic
Sept. 22 2015
Like a sequined dress from the fairy godmother herself, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” shimmers with life at the Wharton Center. Featuring a new book by Douglas Carter Beane,...
Author Johnathan Rand on his road to youth thriller success
Sept. 22 2015
Rand’s own roots are firmly planted in Michigan soil, the fertile ground for the bountiful ideas found in his Michigan Chillers and American Chillers series
Adrian Baidoo on touring with ‘Cinderella’
Sept. 21 2015
MONDAY, SEPT. 21 — Imagine performing eight performances a week, each week in a new city, for almost a full year. For Adrian Baidoo, ensemble member in the touring production of Rodgers and Hammerst
Sept. 19 2015
Michigan BluesFestLive blues music on a balmy, late-summer evening — what could cure the blues better than that? Michigan BluesFest, formerly known as Old Town Blues Fest, is once again bringing...
Lingerie design competition hits the Runway
Sept. 18 2015
Friday, Sept. 15 — A new event in Lansing is giving aspiring clothing designers a chance to go toe-to-toe with other local designers
Here's what's going on in town today
Sept. 18 2015
The Ten Pound Fiddle opens its 41st season of concerts with Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Barbara Bailey Hutchison. The artist has performed her
Public Radio LGBTQ youth program creates partnership with MSU
Sept. 17 2015
THURSDAY, SEPT. 17 — In the last decade, Michigan State University has witnessed a growing number of students who openly self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGB

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