It’s ’80s redux: Remakes pour into cineplexes
March 17 2010
“I would love to see some new ideas come out of the big studios the remake thing is killing me,” one Facebook follower complained. “I think they have remade every cult horror movie and...
’Opal’s Husband’ is predictable farce
March 17 2010
The Starlight Dinner Theater is virtually immune to theater criticism for the same reason as summer blockbusters: It has a built-in audience. Their latest production, “Opal’s Husband,”...
Gallery opens in new location
March 17 2010
“There’s always buzz with any kind of change,” Dufelmeier said, and Mackerel Sky was no exception. “Excitement was generated with coming to see the new place.”
March 17 2010
’Cheatin’,’April’ among this week’s theater openings
March 17 2010
He’s actually demanding that the bride rebook the church, the caterer, the florist, and the hall, and tell hundreds of her guests to change their plans
March 17 2010
On Tuesday morning, Kevin Waldman’s biggest headache was protecting big shots like architect Zaha Hadid, billionaire tycoon Eli Broad, Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon and Gov....
Local musicians and DJs unite for a wide-ranging fundraising event
March 16 2010
“Sounds of Relief” will be heard all through the Old Town Temple Building in Lansing with a wide range of music from rock to hip-hop to electronic in an event to benefit relief efforts in Haiti....
Gary Mullen will rock you in a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury
March 15 2010
Not everyone sounds like Queen's Freddie Mercury — and, of those that do, only Gary Mullen has managed to make a career of it."One Night of Queen," coming to the Wharton Center on Monday, March 22,...
Thinking about seeing "Remember Me"? Forget it
March 12 2010
“Remember Me” is a tearjerker that won’t make you cry. It will, however, make you groan and squirm and possibly snore as it painstakingly details the lackluster love story of a bitter...
Melissa Inky Kim emerges victorious in Cocktail Wars
March 11 2010
Kim appropriately named her winning concoction the “Hell Cat.” The rim was covered in blue raspberry sugar and Melissa "Inky" Kim of The Chrome Cat won the top prize in Cocktail Wars, a six-weeklong...
Instant fame. Instant friends. She's living a Twitter fanatic's dream — all thanks to Conan O'Brien
March 11 2010
At 2 p.m. on Friday, March 5, Sarah Killen, 19, of Fowlerville, was just a normal small-town girl.She was working online to get her diploma from Howell High School, on an old computer that didn’t...
Friday fish fries abound during the season of Lent
March 11 2010
Ifyou want to adhere to the meatless Fridays of Lent, but you don’t want tosettle for a salad or fast-food fish sandwich, there are plenty of otheroptions available. Numerous churches and...
Friday fish fries abound during the season of Lent
March 11 2010
If you want to adhere to the meatless Fridays of Lent, but you don’t want to settle for a salad or fast-food fish sandwich, there are plenty of other options available. Numerous churches and organizations...
Ted Neeley stars in touring production
March 10 2010
Ted Neeley, who starred in the film adaptation of "Jesus Christ Superstar," will reprise the role in a touring production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera coming to the Wharton Center at...
Two new venues open
March 10 2010
The Loft Located in the heart of downtown Lansing, above Harem Urban Lounge, is the area’s newest rock club: The Loft. Masterminded by Jerome White, a veteran local promoter, The Loft opened in February...
Entertaining ’Watch’ looks at insecurities in post-9/11 world
March 10 2010
After seeing “The Watch List” at Riverwalk Theatre, it is easy to tell playwright Eric Dawe is as big a fan of TV and film as he is of theater
Editor Gerald Boyd broke down barriers, until scandal ended his career
March 10 2010
Stone was recently on the Michigan State University campus as part of the School of Journalism’s centennial celebration and to promote Boyd’s book, “My Times In Black and White,”...
Director Tim Burton adds his own flavor to a visually stunning revamp
March 10 2010
And what a trippy trip it is, in 3D no less. All the beloved characters from Lewis Carroll’s 1865 classic books, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking...
Show spotlights artwork of autistic students
March 10 2010
The show isn’t all rainbows. At Sunday’s reception, Ben Davis, a sophomore at Charlotte High School, stood proudly next to a display case of insectoid horrors made of ceramic, clay, wire and...
March 10 2010
Because I give advice for the real world, I told this woman the truth: Male sexuality is highly visual, and male lust usually has a weight limit. At a certain point, “more of me to love” becomes...

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