Two local concerts mix silent films and live music
April 15 2015
Two exhilarating greater Lansing events mixed silent film and live music last weekend. Saturday´s mashup of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra and the Capital City Film Festival was great fun, but the...
At only 35, Samuel Seth Bernard — who goes by Seth — has become something of a father-figure within the Michigan folk music scene. A prolific singer/songwriter and guitarist himself, Bernard founded Earthwork Music to support other Michigan fo
April 15 2015
At only 35, Samuel Seth Bernard — who goes by Seth — has become something of a father-figure within the Michigan folk music scene. A prolific singer/songwriter and guitarist himself, Bernard...
Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper show returns to the Lansing Center
April 15 2015
Book collectors, history buffs and the just-plain-curious will get a literary look into the past at this weekend’s Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show. For over 30 years, Ray Walsh, owner of East...
April 15 2015
Located in a modest-sized house on North Sycamore Street, Loaves and Fishes Ministries has been offering Lansingeuro;s homeless a place of hope and healing since 1982
April 15 2015
Last week, Whipped Bakery temporarily moved out of Old Town, setting up shop inside Roma Bakery Deli & Fine Foods. For the last year, Whipped, a specialty dessert shop, operated at 1216 Turner St., adjacent...
Om of Medicine is a hidden gem
April 15 2015
In downtown Ann Arbor, it can get very busy with people rushing around everywhere. The first time I went to Om of Medicine a couple years ago, I honestly walked right by the entrance. Twice. There is...
Ixion Theatre production puts a spotlight on family connections
April 15 2015
Family ties — both real and fictional — will take center stage when Ixion Theatre presents “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” this weekend. Real-life mother...
Empire of the Sun and the Flaming Lips will close Common Ground 2015
April 13 2015
MONDAY, APRIL 13 — The Flaming Lips and Empire of the Sun will close out the 2015 edition of Common Ground Music Festival. While the prime slots on Friday and Saturday have not been revealed, Common...
Common Ground Music Festival announces more performers
April 8 2015
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8 — Common Ground Music Festival’s 2015 lineup is beginning to fill out, including the addition of Youtube sensation Charlie Puth, dance/folk/pop band Misterwives and the recently...
Film festival capitalizes on its growing reputation
April 8 2015
Entering its fifth year, the Capital City Film Festival is hitting its stride. Each year brings a little more experience, a little more credibility and a little more momentum to the festival — and...
April 8 2015
For full festival schedule, go to www.capitalcityfilmfest.com RATTER Branden Kramer / 2014 / 80 minutes / English / United States A remote access Trojan, or RAT, is a piece of...
Descendant of vilified Civil War doctor kicks off month of Civil War events
April 8 2015
The Historical Society of Greater Lansing and local partners are pulling out all the stops for a monthlong series of events and exhibits, turning up a surprising number of Lansing-area connections to one...
Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers cover a lot of musical terrain
April 8 2015
The inscription “terra incognita,” Latin for “unknown land,” was often used by early mapmakers to mark unexplored areas of the world. These dark corners Review of the earth were...
A GUIDE TO LANSING-AREA ONLINE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS
April 8 2015
Crowdsourcing highlights local crowdsourcing campaigns. To find the events, go to the designated website and search by title. Joe Baldino: The Production of The Flow indiegogo.com/projects/joe-baldino-theproduction-of-the-flow...
Revamped ‘Phantom’ big on spectacle but doesn’t skimp on content
April 8 2015
“The Phantom of the Opera” is here. Ok, it’s “Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Phantom of the Opera,’”...
‘Sirens’ takes a surrealistic look at mid-life crises
April 8 2015
There comes a moment in a long-term relationship where a person can look back from whence they came and wonder what would have happened if he or she had pursued a different path. “Sirens,”...
Jack Lessenberry keynotes this year’s gathering of Michigan writers
April 8 2015
A Rally of Writers is nearing the dreaded 30, but it doesn’t seem to be getting old. In its 28 years as the region’s premier writing conference, it has managed to stay fresh because it is always...
Saturday, April 11
April 8 2015
Fashion for the Fire will light up the Runway on Saturday to raise awareness and funds to fight sexual trauma and support childhood sexual trauma survivors in the Lansing community
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
April 8 2015
Owen at the Loft, Thursday, April 9 The Capital City Film Fest is more than just a series of indie flicks — the fest is always packed with live music. The shows, booked...
Michael Rush, founding director of MSU’s Broad Museum, dies at 65
April 1 2015
Time-based art, especially video and performance art, was an obsession for Michael Rush. The first exhibit Rush curated as founding director of MSU´s Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum captured dozens...

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