Race for Academy Awards begins now!
Nov. 3 2010
The calendar may say November to you and I, but to film publicists, studio executives, moviemakers and actors it might as well say “Oscar Season, Part One.” Already, the drums are starting...
Deborah Diesen reels in a ’Pout-Pout Fish’ sequel
Nov. 3 2010
“Dan Hanna wanted to include art from the deepest part of the ocean in the first book,” she said. Hanna and Diesen had never met before the first book was published, but at a joint appearance...
Nov. 3 2010
My Other Friend, a Brooklyn-based indie band, is headlining a rock show this Sunday. Fans of Arcade Fire and A Brief Smile may want to check this female-fronted band out. Opening the show are two local...
Settle sore & Lack of space, the final frontier
Nov. 3 2010
Q: I’m a 23-year-old law student with a boyfriend who attends grad school 16 hours away. We’re both swamped at school, so we visit once a month. I've only been with one other guy, but I hate...
All-of-us Express brings 'Time Machine' to the stage
Nov. 3 2010
(Wednesday, Nov. 3) All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre revs up H.G. Wells' "The Time Machine" with a cast of 48 young actors this weekend
Quintet of artists collaborates on new space
Nov. 3 2010
A new art studio opening in Lansing seeks to offer hands-on art experience in addition to the classic gallery stylings. The new studio, Gallery 1212, is set to open Sunday, Nov. 7
Hilary Swank fights for justice in bittersweet 'Conviction'
Oct. 29 2010
“Conviction” is the story of a man behind bars and a woman in a prison of her own creation. They’re siblings. Based on a true story — that was still unfolding while the movie was...
Bell choir, vocalists and instrumentalists are also on the bill
Oct. 28 2010
(Thursday, Oct. 28) The Greater Lansing Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will be presenting its Fifth Annual Autumn Pops Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7 at the Presbyterian Church of Okemos
Meet the high priestess of New African Soul
Oct. 28 2010
Combining traditional East African folk, Afro-pop and even elements of classical Western music, Somi — the daughter of Rwandese and Ugandan parents, who is now makes her home in New York —...
Applause Award and Business Arts Award nominees sought
Oct. 27 2010
The Arts Council of Greater Lansing is looking to honor contributors to the Greater Lansing area’s arts scene. Two awards, based on nominations from the public, will be awarded to local arts advocates....
Trombonist Ava Ordman and tenor Mark Gary are guest artists
Oct. 27 2010
The Meridian Community Band, under the direction of Carolyn Sherrill, presents the 17th Annual Grand Sousa Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at the MacDonald Middle School, 1901 Burcham Drive. The program...
Oct. 27 2010
Tickets are available at the door for $10; proceeds go toward assisting student initiatives in the Theatre Department, such as the senior BFA showcase, a chance for senior theater majors to show off their...
Every night is filled with frightening fun
Oct. 27 2010
local youth in the abuse systems of the Family Court. Registration 8 a.m. Event 9 a.m. $15/advance, $20/day of event. Hawk Island County Park, Cavanaugh Road, Lansing. (517) 483-6361. Halloween Party
Farnsworth Invention electrifies at Riverwalk
Oct. 27 2010
From presidential inaugurations to assassinations, a man walking on the moon to miners stepping out of a caved-in mine, live television has fundamentally changed how we see the world. While the story behind...
Costumed canines compete for prizes in annual contest
Oct. 27 2010
It was the 23rd annual dog costume contest hosted by Lansing broadcast veteran Tim Barron. Winners included third place Teddy, who dressed up as Gene Simmons of Kiss fame; second place Peter, dressed as...
Words change the lives of a working-class couple in Neil LaBute drama .
Oct. 27 2010
Neil LaBute’s “Reasons to be Pretty” is an examination of the lives of two couples struggling with their identities and the expectations of beauty they believe society holds for them....
Author Largo unearths facts about fatalities
Oct. 27 2010
Florida author Michael Largo (“Final Exits: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of How We Die”) has added “God’s Lunatics” to his repertoire of books that delve into shocking topics....
MSU College of Music launches new series
Oct. 27 2010
“Two Hundred Years of Chopin” will showcase the West Circle Players made up of award-winning pianists Panayis Lyras, Deborah Moriarty, Alan Nathan, Derek Polischuk, Minsoo Sohn, George Vatchnadze...
‘Mary Poppins’ turned Nicolas Dromard’s world upside down — literally
Oct. 27 2010
“Bert is a more physically demanding role than Fiyero,” Dromard said. “So I’ve been going back to the gym and getting my stamina back up. I never stop sweating, which is great...
Public schools are under scrutiny in ’Superman’
Oct. 27 2010
Public schools are under scrutiny in ’Superman’In 2006, Davis Guggenheim directed the Oscar-winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth,” which warned about global warming. Now,...

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