Common Ground adds Three Days Grace and P.O.D. to 2015 lineup
April 28 2015
TUESDAY, APRIL 28 — Common Ground Music Festival continues to fill its 2015 schedule, announcing a Friday night lineup of hard rock groups led by Three Days Grace, P.O.D. and All That Remains
Jerry Seinfeld returns to the Wharton Center
April 24 2015
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld will be return to the Wharton Center stage July 9. Known for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere, Seinfeld has set his...
Colombian harpist fuses jazz, Latin and folk
April 23 2015
THURSDAY, APRIL 23 — Edmar Castaneda can turn his harp into a trellis of flowers or a barge full of fireworks. Forest waterfalls and urban skylines shimmer from its vibrating lines. The Colombia-born...
Tour explores Capitol building’s connection to Civil War
April 23 2015
THURSDAY, APRIL 23 — In the wake of the Civil War, one particular tour of Michigan’s brand new state Capitol building got a little too lively. Chicago historian Matt VanAcker can show you an...
Joshua Davis survives a scare, advances to the top eight
April 22 2015
Joshua Davis took a risk this week on “The Voice,” and it paid off Tuesday night as the singer advanced into the top eight. Davis sang “Hold Back the River,” written by English...
Historian explores Lansing’s connection to the capture of John Wilkes Booth
April 22 2015
Who says you can´t milk a horse? Chalk up another daring deed for Lansing´s Luther Byron Baker, the detective who led the militia unit that tracked down and killed John Wilkes Booth. For years...
Historian offers a rare look at historic battle flags
April 22 2015
At a recent Civil War roundtable commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, Chicago historian Matt VanAcker pulled out a battle flag from the 24th Michigan “Iron Brigade,”...
As deal nears completion, community members raise concerns
April 22 2015
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 MSU seems all but inevitable at this point....
MSU's "Hair" and Ixion's "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds"
April 22 2015
Ageless Aquarius MSU’s production of ‘Hair’ still feels edgy, relevant It’s been nearly 50 years since the dawning of the “age of Aquarius,” and yet the...
The Wharton Center announces 2015-16 season
April 22 2015
A potent mix of iconic artists, rising talents and old favorites come together in the Wharton Center’s 2015-16 season, which was announced Monday. Big time Broadway shows are the Wharton Center’s...
Library of Michigan Foundation honors 20 authors at Night for Notables
April 22 2015
Canadian author Emily St. John Mandel was not the only one surprised when her post-apocalyptic novel, “Station Eleven,” was named a finalist for the 2014 National Book Award. What surprised...
Friday, April 24
April 22 2015
Trumpet, cornet and flugelhorn soloist Geoff Galante has performed with the Louisville Orchestra, the Duke Ellington Orchestra and the Philadelphia Brass Quintet. He has played the national anthem in 16...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
April 22 2015
Rockin' For Ronald' s House with Mr. Denton on Doomsday, Sunday, April 26 An all-ages benefit show for the Ronald McDonald House of Mid- Michigan will feature live rock bands and an art raffle in...
Saddleback Barbecue
April 22 2015
Business partners Matt Gillett and Travis Stoliker plan to open Saddleback Barbecue, a Southern-style barbecue joint, next month in REO Town. It’s named for the British saddleback, a distinctive...
Actors find parallels to the present in 'Hair'
April 21 2015
TUESDAY, APRIL 21 — “Hair” may seem a bit outdated — with its heavy focus on free love, hippies and the Vietnam War — but actors from the Michigan State University Department...
Arts Council of Greater Lansing awards over $100,000 to local groups
April 17 2015
The Arts Council of Greater Lansing awarded over $100,000 to 14 local nonprofits Tuesday as it announced the 2015 recipients of the Ingham County Hotel/Motel Funds for Arts and Tourism grants
Film documents legendary DC hardcore punk scene
April 16 2015
Lansing punk-rock legend Tesco Vee of the Meatmen hosts a screening of “Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90)” April 24 at Studio C! in Okemos. The acclaimed 2015 documentary,...
Lansing native Joshua Davis advances to the top 10 on ‘The Voice’
April 15 2015
Powered by rave reviews from the judges and a groundswell of support from his native state, Traverse City-based singer/songwriter Joshua Davis advanced to the next round on reality TV singing competition...
3D printers are the highlight of East Lansing Public Library’s 2.0 Maker Studio
April 15 2015
Tucked into the second floor of the East Lansing Marriott is a tiny space that is starting to generate a big buzz among Lansing-area creative types. As you step into the space — formerly occupied...
Ira Glass of brings his unique stage show to Wharton Center
April 15 2015
For nearly two decades, Ira Glass’ distinct, slightly nasal tone and halting cadence has been a fixture on National Public Radio. As producer and host of “This American Life,” Glass...

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