Harper House tour offers glimpse inside Lansing´s biggest mansion
May 6 2015
Back in the 1930s, Lansing wheel magnate Harry Harper and his wife, Ragna, threw “tulip time teas” at their cozy 35-room crib at 1408 Cambridge Road each May. They weren´t formal affairs....
Peppermint Creek brings erotic comedy to mid-Michigan
May 6 2015
David Ives’ intimate and erotic dramatic comedy, “Venus in Fur,” makes its mid-Michigan premiere this weekend at Peppermint Creek Theatre Co. For director Rob Roznowski, head of acting...
Tim Barron launches new online morning radio show
May 6 2015
After a nearly two-month hiatus, one of Lansing’s best-known radio voices has returned to the airwaves. But this time, Tim Barron’s voice is being delivered to the masses not through a radio...
One Book, One Community explores equal justice in the U.S.
May 6 2015
It’s been 14 years since Frankenstein’s monster metaphorically set foot on the streets of East Lansing. The selection of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” was viewed by many as...
Friday, May 8
May 6 2015
Things are going to get pretty hairy on stage at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center Friday. Literally. The stage, usually reserved for dance performances and Broadway musicals, will be overrun by furry,...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
May 6 2015
The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 18 , $10, 8 p.m., Thursday, May 7 Sean Bonnette, front man of Phoenix-based folk-punk outfit Andrew Jackson Jihad, performs a solo set Thursday...
May 6 2015
In 1898, Lansing became home to an eponymous brewery on Turner Street. It closed 16 years later, and for more than a century the brand lay dormant. But like a kaiju roused from slumber by a nuclear detonation,...
(SCENE) Metrospace agreement seems to be near completion
May 4 2015
MONDAY, MAY 4 — An agreement between the City of East Lansing and MSU’s Art, Art History and Design department to turn curatorial control of (SCENE) Metrospace over to the university seems...
Area groups receive funds for summer camp scholarships
May 1 2015
FRIDAY, MAY 1 — Summer camps are a great way for youth to learn, gain skills and make friends, but paying for those camps can be a tough hurdle for many families to clear. This summer, many Greater...
Lansing comic convention looking for a successful formula
April 29 2015
It’s no secret that comic book creators Jack Kirby and Stan Lee were aping the formula created by DC Comic’s “Justice League” books when they set out to create “The Avengers”...
Midtown Brewing Co. brings a Kentucky Derby party to Downtown Lansing
April 29 2015
Lansing residents have a chance to watch “the most exciting two minutes in sports” on the big screen Saturday as City Pulse and Midtown Brewing Co. team up to host the inaugural Downtown Lansing...
Lansing Peace Vigil tries to attract attention with magnets
April 29 2015
Sharp-eyed patrons may have noticed some small, ceramic magnets popping up in Greater Lansing businesses. The magnets advertise the time and location of the weekly Lansing Peace Vigil. Kathie Kuhn, an...
Wharton Center gig is a homecoming for drummer Lawrence Leathers
April 29 2015
When earthy, brainy, playful 26-yearold vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant hits the Wharton Center´s Pasant Theatre tonight, she’ll be in good, and appreciative, company. Lansing-born...
Rodney Whitaker is fine company ‘When We Find Ourselves Alone’
April 29 2015
There is a beautiful paradox in the title of bassist Rodney Whitaker´s new album, “When We Find Ourselves Review Alone.” Whitaker is a singular artist in a plural universe. As a bassist,...
Michigan authors host Independent Bookstore Day events in Greater Lansing
April 29 2015
Two Michigan writers — one from decidedly gritty Detroit, the other from pastoral Empire on the shore of Lake Michigan — will be headliners at Schuler Books on Saturday for Independent Book...
Saturday, May 2
April 29 2015
It’s that time of year for ladies to bust out their hoop skirts and gentlemen to prepare for the annual mustache contest as Victorian Days returns to Grand Ledge. Victorian Days, now in its 19th...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
April 29 2015
Wanda Degen Ten Pound Fiddle´s 40th Birthday Party, Friday, May 1 The Ten Pound Fiddle celebrates its 40th season of concerts and dances this year, and it’s...
April 29 2015
Now that international relations have warmed between the U.S. and Cuba (thanks, Obama — seriously), a good way for Metro Lansing diners to get acquainted with the Pearl of the Antilles might be to...
Burgdorf’s Winery builds on 10 years of experience
April 29 2015
Burgdorf’s Winery, located on the eastern fringes of Haslett, can be easy to miss for a first-time visitor. A small roadside sign directs visitors to the unassuming split-level home that doubles...
2 Budz Provision Center shows promise, room for improvment
April 29 2015
2 Budz Provision Center, on the south side of Lansing, is a small shop set back from the road with just a tiny sign. I liked the name and I often enjoy smaller shops, so I wanted to check this place out....

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