Uncensored talk from Hollywood legend Tony Curtis
Sept. 30 2010
The diction of a thug, the soul of a poet and a complete lack of inhibition were three of the most charming things about actor Tony Curtis, who died Thursday. Back in 2002, Curtis came to East Lansing...
Sept. 29 2010
Normally, all parts are to be played by three actors, using their real names and playing themselves, rather than Shakespeare’s various characters. Director John Lennox is making a few twists of his...
Tierney Sutton Band pleases flesh, spirit
Sept. 29 2010
“Here I am, I’m a performer, I go out there and sing. I try to get on the treadmill so I look OK. Why doesn’t anybody hit on me?” But that’s how the sultry, silken-tressed...
Taste of tolerance Bake sale benefits Eastern High School Spectrum Club
Sept. 29 2010
Cookies, cakes, pies and rock ‘n’ roll? Susie Gray with help from the Spectrum Clubs from Eastern High School, Lansing Community College and Michigan State University is holding a rock ‘n’...
Sept. 29 2010
New Exhibits Absolute Gallery Featuring new work by the Second Monday Artists, a Williamston artist group. Reception: Noon-5 p.m. Oct. 3. Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday & Friday...
Starlight Dinner Theatre serves up songs galore
Sept. 29 2010
Songs include selections from "Guys and Dolls," "Jekyll and Hyde" and "Wicked." Vocalists include Mycah Artis, Kenny Barber, Cameron Bethea, Colleen Bethea, Chris Bethea, Danny Bethea, Emily English Clark,...
Seeley and Baldori’s documentary isn’t ready, but they’re still giving the film festival a boost
Sept. 29 2010
A short time after the festival, Seeley asked Baldori to sit in with him during a gig at Charlie’s Crab in Troy, where he had been playing “in relative obscurity” for 32 years. The act...
Sept. 29 2010
The show this Friday will showcase the musical duo (who also happen to be married) and their uncanny interpretations of blues classics, like Son House’s “Death Letter Blues.” The pair...
I’m knot with the band & Wife of the party
Sept. 29 2010
Q: I’m 28 and my boyfriend of five years is 29. I’m ready to get married, and he’s flat-out not, but wants us to stay together. Our maturity levels vary greatly. I’m getting my...
MSU's 'American Clock' is an often striking look at the 1930s
Sept. 28 2010
As our current recession seems to be winding down, the Michigan State University Department of Theatre has wound up "The American Clock" by Arthur Miller. As Miller’s "Death of a Salesman" is an...
Author MaryJanice Davidson comes to Schuler Books & Music tonight
Sept. 28 2010
Cadence Jones is not your everyday cop. Her special talent sets her apart from the crowd and that talent is — insanity.Jones, the main character of MaryJanice Davidson’s new book “Me,...
'Cowboy Day' takes place Saturday at Peacock Tree Farm
Sept. 27 2010
Special Olympics athletes from Clinton, Ingham and Shiawassee counties will be joining their families and friends for a day of cowboy activities on Saturday, Oct. 2 at Peacock Tree Farm in Laingsburg....
Two home tours showcase dramatic renovations
Sept. 22 2010
One house holds an extended family of 20 with room to spare; the other snugly fits a family of four. One is in East Lansing; the other is on Lansing’s west side. Both owners have great renovation...
Local talents enter annual G.R. competition
Sept. 22 2010
The grand prize is greater than Bravo’s “Top Chef," but less than “Survivor” or “Big Brother.” It’s a competition for world’s largest prize awarded for the...
Trumpeter McWilliams debuts ‘noir’ sounds
Sept. 22 2010
In high school, McWilliams came under the wing of trumpeter Kris Johnson, a stellar graduate of the MSU jazz studies area. McWilliams started to get hooked on jazz when Johnson turned him on to classic...
Shaky Shakespeare ’Shrew’ doesn’t shine
Sept. 22 2010
For those of you not familiar with this overly familiar tale of misogyny, “Shrew” is the simple story of Baptista, a father who sells his tempestuous eldest daughter to the aging Petruchio,...
From deadlines to dead people Pulitzer-winning journalist becomes best-selling author
Sept. 22 2010
Sandford is especially known for his 20 “Prey” novels featuring Minneapolis detective Lucas Davenport, but he is on the road promoting his relatively new series that features police detective...
Taking a classic to court Mark Twain testifies at ’Trial of Tom Sawyer’
Sept. 22 2010
Would modern DNA forensics have saved Tom from being smacked upside the head by Aunt Polly for the sugar bowl broken by his brother, Sid? Aunt Polly, though well-meaning, has a disturbing penchant for...
’Door’ to discovery Williamston drama examines racial identity
Sept. 22 2010
Williamston Theatre 122 S. Putnam Rd., Williamston Sept. 23-Oct. 17 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays; 3 p.m. matinees Sat., Oct. 2 and Thurs., Oct. 16 Pay-What-You-Can Thursday,...
What makes her run From asthmatic childhood to Capital City River Run
Sept. 22 2010
I’m not alone in this thinking. Race codirector Dick Miles says the route itself is much of what draws runners to the River Run. The half marathon takes in the beauty of Michigan State University,...

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