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Visitors to downtown East Lansing Friday evening will find that the usual barhopping crowds have been replaced by a legion of stoic white tents, looking like some other-worldly base camp.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...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
May 13 2015
Surfer Blood at the Loft, Wednesday, May 20 Surfer Blood has toured the world and shared stages with alt-rock icons the Pixies and Guided By Voices. On Wednesday, the Floridabased indie band headlines...
May 13 2015
As our society has become increasingly dependent on electronics, we’ve become just as reliant on the batteries that keep them going. Who hasn’t experienced the abject horror that comes from...
First Class Wellness delivers good service, potent products
May 13 2015
First Class Wellness Center, a fairly new dispensary in Lansing, has been open for about three months. It is easy to find, located on North Grand River Avenue just south of Capital Regional International...
Snoop Dogg added to Common Ground's 2015 lineup
May 12 2015
TUESDAY, MAY 12 — If you see clouds of smoke rising from Common Ground Music Festival on July 11, it may be more than just smoke machines. The festival has released that evening’s headliner,...
LCC students impress in ‘Impostures of Scapin’
May 7 2015
A full moon rose on one of the first warm, late-April nights. Kathy and I were walking hand in hand on Grand Avenue, on our way to a curiosity. It was the culmination of Lansing Community College’s...
Joshua Davis advances to the top five on ´The Voice´
May 6 2015
Michigan folk music took center stage Monday night on “The Voice.” While Joshua Davis’ performances propelled him into the top five on Tuesday’s results show, a surprising nod to...
LANSING’S FIRST DISTILLERY COMES TO THE STADIUM DISTRICT
May 6 2015
In a bar scene awash in craft beers and microbrews, American Fifth Spirits is trying to bring cocktail culture to downtown Lansing, opening its new tasting room — and Lansing’s first distillery. The...

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