May 20 2015
It's a still night on Michigan Avenue. A crowd gathers in anticipation. They heard this could be the night. Wait a minute — is it? Could it be? Yes! A plume of white smoke emerges from the chimney...
City Pulse/WLNS winners party will benefit the Michigan Institute for Contemporary Art
May 20 2015
City Pulse & WLNS will fete the winners of the 2015 Top of the Town contest at a special event. On Friday, June 12, Top of the Town will commandeer the VIP tent at the second annual Grand American Fish...
North Lansing’s hip district dominates 2015 Top of the Town awards
May 20 2015
Lansing’s Old Town took the 2015 Top of the Town awards by storm, landing three businesses in the top six overall vote getters and snagging 19 first-place honors. For years, the neighborhood...
May 20 2015
Entrepreneurship is in full swing in the capital city. It seems like a new business opens somewhere in Greater Lansing every week lately. Restaurants. Comedy clubs. Electronics stores. Specialty clothes...
Musician Dave Menzo goes electric with ‘Shhh…’
May 20 2015
Ann Arbor-based musician Dave Menzo found inspiration for his latest album, the synthesizer and drum machineheavy “Shhh… ,” in an unlikely place: his local library. In addition to traditional...
Dead Russian dances with a live American at Lansing Symphony season closer
May 20 2015
By now, people expect rapture — if not The Rapture — from Lansing Symphony Orchestra season finales. Friday’s splendid concert, the final salvo of the 2014-15 season, brought rapture,...
David Olds draws from his photography experience in his novel, ‘Bulldog Blues’
May 20 2015
Author and photographer David Olds certainly subscribes to the maxim “a picture is worth a thousand words,” and he mixes that maxim in his recent book, “Bulldog Blues,” with another:...
Saturday, May 23
May 20 2015
Ixion Theatre is preparing for its upcoming premiere of "Mother’s Nature," a collection of three original one-act plays penned by Lansing writers. The womencentric theme will be portrayed through...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
May 20 2015
Jimi Kanklez opens for Lil Wyte and JellyRoll, Friday, May 22 Opening Friday’s Lil Wyte and JellyRoll concert at Fahrenheit Ultra Lounge is Lansing-based rapper Jimi Kanklez, among others. The...
Rapper Wale added to Common Ground’s 2015 lineup
May 20 2015
WEDNESDAY, MAY 20 — Washington D.C.-based rap artist Wale will join Snoop Dogg and Tech N9ne in Lansing on July 11 as Common Ground Music Festival slowly but surely fills out its 2015 lineup
Historical Society of Greater Lansing hosts panel of Vietnam veterans
May 20 2015
WEDNESDAY, MAY 20 — Lansing area history buffs will get a chance to have a firsthand encounter with Vietnam War veterans as the Historical Society of Greater Lansing hosts a panel Thursday in recognition...
May 19 2015
It’s a still night on Michigan Avenue. A crowd gathers in anticipation. They heard this could be the night. Wait a minute — is it? Could it be? Yes! A plume of white smoke emerges from the...
Joshua Davis advances to the final round on “The Voice”
May 13 2015
Last week on “The Voice,” it felt like the contestants on the singing competition reality show were pulling out all of the stops. On Monday’s show, with the finals looming and just one...
East Lansing Art Festival attracts familiar faces and fresh talent
May 13 2015
Visitors to downtown East Lansing Friday evening will find that the usual barhopping crowds have been replaced by a legion of stoic white tents, looking like some other-worldly base camp. There is an invasion...
A GUIDE TO LANSING-AREA ONLINE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS
May 13 2015
Crowdsourcing highlights local crowdsourcing campaigns. To find the events, go to the designated website and search by title. Beacon Soccer Field patronicity.com/project/beacon_ field ...
Detroit artist makes his mark on the walls of Lansing
May 13 2015
A unique take on pizza and fancy beer aren’t the only new things Sam Short and company have brought to Lansing with the Cosmos and the Beer Grotto. Visitors to either place have certainly noticed...
Symphony premiere brings major composer, new music to Lansing
May 13 2015
Thanks to a good reputation and a bit of luck, the Lansing Symphony Orchestra will play the world premiere of a tuneful piece for piano and orchestra by one of the nation’s top composers at Friday’s...
May 13 2015
CORRECTION: Due to an editing error, the second paragraph of "Laughing at death" was omitted in an earlier version of this story. The missing paragraph has been added below. Domination drama Sexual...
‘A Good Killing’ explores issues of trust, access and abuse
May 13 2015
After the successful debut of her mystery/ thriller novel, “Law of Attraction,” author Allison Leotta decided she needed what she called a “little writing nest.” So she repurposed...
Thursday, May 14
May 13 2015
Friends of Turner-Dodge House is attempting to tap into the manor’s rich musical past with its new Music in the Mansion concert series. This month’s installment of the series will bring harpist...

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