Author Bryan Stevenson brings message of equal justice to MSU
Aug. 26 2015
Lawyer Bryan Stevenson has helped make the sun shine again for some 115 men, among them Anthony Ray Hinton of Montgomery, Alabama. Stevenson, who founded and directs the Equal Justice Initiative,...
Sunday, Aug 30
Aug. 26 2015
The Grand River will be filled with dragons Sunday. Luckily, none of the dragons will be able to breathe fire. The river will be filled with traditional Chinese dragon boats — paddled longboats...
Aug. 26 2015
L. Soul album release at the Loft Friday, Aug. 28 @ The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. All ages, $12, $10 adv., 8 p.m. East Lansing-based rapper L Soul releases his new album Friday...
Capital Area Restaurant Week makes its donation to the Greater Lansing Food Bank
Aug. 21 2015
FRIDAY, AUG. 21 — The Greater Lansing Food Bank got a financial boost today in the form of a $3,672.50 check — the proceeds from this year’s Capital Area Restaurant Week
Walking tour explores the university's historic West Circle
Aug. 20 2015
THURSDAY, AUG. 20 — Take an MSU-themed stroll down memory lane Saturday with a walking tour of old West Circle. The tour, hosted by the Historical Society of Greater Lansing, will be led by Stephen...
Taking a look at East Lansing's thirstiest bars
Aug. 19 2015
Numbers from the Michigan Liquor Control Commission confirm something that we already know: MSU students like to drink. The Michigan Liquor Control Commission tracks all liquor that bars and restaurants...
Song cycle makes for touching, unconventional theater
Aug. 19 2015
To really appreciate “Elegies,” Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.’s latest production, you have to take it on its terms. “Elegies” describes itself as a “song cycle,”...
patronicity.com/underthebridge
Aug. 19 2015
The Under the Bridge campaign to transform the US 127 underpass on Michigan Avenue got a substantial boost with Sparrow Health System’s signing on as a lead supporter. Sparrow announced...
Better Health Store serves up kombucha on tap
Aug. 19 2015
There’s a new beverage in town that’s served on tap, but this one is legal for all ages: kombucha tea. Better Health Store is now selling Seoul Kombucha tea on tap in the café...
Jim Proebstle takes on concussion awareness in youth sports
Aug. 19 2015
The “NCAA Game of the Week” football program for Nov. 23, 1963 lists J. Proebstle at right end and D. Proebstle at quarterback for the Michigan State University Spartans. For the...
Saturday, Aug 22
Aug. 19 2015
Festival season in Greater Lansing is still moving ahead at full tilt, with only a few more weekends of summer fun between now and the start of the school year. This week’s installment features the...
Aug. 19 2015
Ultrabunny at the Robin Theatre Wednesday, Aug. 19 @ The Robin Theatre, 1105 South Washington Ave., Lansing. All ages, $10, 9 p.m. The newest venue to pop up in Lansing’s music scene, the Robin...
East Lansing hosts final open mic of the season
Aug. 18 2015
TUESDAY, AUG. 18 — Looking for a way to get your song out into the world? The City of East Lansing is providing singers and musicians one more chance to share their music on an open-air stage with...
Sparrow signs on as Under the Bridge donor
Aug. 13 2015
THURSDAY, AUG. 13 — The recently launched Under the Bridge campaign got a substantial boost this week with Sparrow Health System signing on as a lead supporter
Renegade Theatre Festival expands offerings for its 10th year
Aug. 12 2015
The Renegade Theatre Festival is back for its 10th season. The annual festival, which takes over the storefronts and streets of Old Town for the weekend, has become like an family reunion for Lansing’s...
Aug. 12 2015
THEATER SEASON CALENDAR The Greater Lansing theater scene has put together a wildly diverse 2015-2016 season, featuring everything from theater classics — from Shakespeare to...
Greater Lansing theater plays it safe — too safe
Aug. 12 2015
Help! Has our theater community conspired together to bring back theater that has been done before — in some cases many times — for the 2015- 2016 season? On TV, they call them “re-runs.”...
Justin Kree joins WLNS morning news team as co-anchor
Aug. 12 2015
Justin Kree signed on for the first time Monday as WLNS’ morning news co-anchor. Kree slides into a co-anchor seat that has been vacant since Evan Pinsonnault left for California in February....
Science fiction author John Scalzi signs blockbuster deal
Aug. 12 2015
John Scalzi has gone where no science fiction author has gone before: He signed a $3.4 million, 10-book, multi-year deal with his publisher, Tor/ Forge, in May. Scalzi’s deal was written...
Aug. 12 2015
The Calamity Cubes and Ford Theatre Reunion at the Avenue Farmageddon Records-signed band the Calamity Cubes are a Kansas-based “trashicana” band who croon about getting bent on whiskey,...

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