Art is therapy for Jesse Allen Collins
Aug. 31 2016
Jesse Allen Collins, City Pulse’s final Summer of Art Artist, turned to art as a way to cope with hardships in his life
Aug. 31 2016
Photographer Hal Gould was walking down an East Lansing street “a long time ago” when he and a friend were stopped in their tracks by something happening ahead
LCC’s campus improvements part of larger academic initiative
Aug. 31 2016
The Lansing Community College downtown campus that greeted students on the first day of classes Thursday is a far cry from the campus of just a few years ago. Once a cold, Soviet-like enclave of boxy brick-andconcrete...
Ten tips for off-campus entertainment
Aug. 31 2016
Michigan State University’s campus is huge. At about 2,000 acres — not counting another 3,000 acres of undeveloped land — it can feel like a world in itself to a college student. Add...
Back to school edition
Aug. 31 2016
A student cannot live on ramen alone. But rotate in a steady supply of pizza, tacos, hamburgers and pastries — supplemented by heaping doses of coffee and beer — and you start to approach...
LCC to get six-story clock tower
Aug. 31 2016
Lansing Community College yesterday announced a significant addition to its rapidly evolving campus
International luxury brand comes to East Lansing
Aug. 30 2016
TUESDAY, Aug. 30 — Newby Teas of London, an international luxury tea brand, is opening its first North American office in East Lansing. The effort to bring the company to mid-Michigan is spearheaded
REACH Studio Art Center completes JazzFest, BluesFest mural
Aug. 26 2016
FRIDAY, Aug. 26 — After a three-month process, the Jazz and Blues Fest Old Town Mural at 1208 Turner St. was officially unveiled earlier this month. The mural, coordinated by REACH Studio
‘Pete’s Dragon’ a touching fable without cheap moralizing
Aug. 25 2016
Downtown sandwich shop to open next month
Aug. 25 2016
THURSDAY, Aug. 25 — Sarnie Shoppe, a deli moving into the first floor of the Knapp’s Centre, announced on its Facebook page that it’s downtown Lansing location will open Sept. 5. The...
Weekend festivities expand to three neighborhoods
Aug. 24 2016
This year, MI Pride weekend, once held entirely within the friendly confines of Old Town, will expand to include three neighborhoods: Old Town, downtown and REO Town. The festivities begin Friday in Old...
Aug. 24 2016
Since Shoto formed in the summer of 2013, the experimental sludge/doom band has steadily honed its psychedelicnoise sound. The Kalamazoo-based trio, which headlines Mac’s Bar Friday, comprises bassist...
William Rowan on his journey to photography
Aug. 24 2016
William Rowan, this week’s Summer of Art artist, came to visual art through music. Rowan holds degrees in piano, organ and harpsichord performance from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and...
Aug. 24 2016
This weekend, LGBTQ people and allies will take part in Pride weekend in Lansing, celebrating their sexual identities. But down at Valhalla Park, another group will gather to celebrate their unique religious...
‘Enrique’s Journey’ puts human face on illegal immigration
Aug. 24 2016
In 2000, Sonia Nazario, a seasoned news reporter for the Los Angeles Times, had been in contention for a Pulitzer Prize but had never won. But she had no idea that her next big story, the one that would...
New studio album from Michigan roots-rocker Joshua Davis
Aug. 24 2016
“I was equally surprised by the incredible support not only from my community, but from so many people all around the world,” Davis writes. “The past year has been a whirlwind of incredible...
Roller Derby teams skate into town for international tournament
Aug. 24 2016
The opening match of this weekend’s Women’s Flat Track Derby Association Division 2 Tournament features Tri-City Roller Derby, who will make the 270-mile trip from Kitchener, Ontario, to Dimondale....
Henry's Place / Beagle's Cafe and Bakery
Aug. 24 2016
Metro Lansing has an ample supply of specialty boutiques and artisan clothing and jewelry shops, but sometimes you don’t have all day to peruse Old Town’s eclectic wares or take a day trip...
Capital City Comic Con shortens convention, moves to larger venue
Aug. 24 2016
Ant-Man, the Marvel Comics superhero and protagonist of the 2015 Paul Rudd film, has the power to shrink down to insect size but retain the strength of his full size form. The Capital City Comic Con, which...
The ghosts of Olsen's Bar whisper Lansing's gay history
Aug. 24 2016
Lansing Community College faculty and staff park their cars in a nondescript parking lot on Washington Square near Shiawassee Street. What they probably don’t know is that this was once home to...

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