Lansing author releases follow-up to The Life List
June 17 2015
Lansing author Lori Nelson Spielman said when she saw a giant poster for her new book, “Sweet Forgiveness,” at a French subway stop, it was “unbelievable, sort of like pinching yourself.”...
Thursday, June 18-20
June 17 2015
Michigan’s longest running music festival returns to the Eaton County Fairgrounds this weekend. The 43rd Annual Charlotte Bluegrass festival will feature an array of bluegrass, folk and Americana...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
June 17 2015
Elliot Street Lunatic return to Mac´s Bar, June 19 Lansing-based indie-rock band Elliot Street Lunatic (ESL) returns to Mac’s Bar Friday for its first show in nearly two years. Openers...
June 17 2015
Historians may look back on Metro Lansing’s teen years as its Craft Beer Era. Since 2012, no fewer than four craft beer manufacturing facilities — microbreweries, brewpubs and tasting rooms...
New players and growing businesses beef up Lansing’s beer scene
June 17 2015
Greater Lansing’s thirst for craft beer seems, at the moment, to be insatiable. Old Nation Brewing Co. opened Wednesday in Williamston (see New in Town, p. 24), Ellison Brewery and Spirits is slated...
June 17 2015
Brewpub, brewery, craft beer, microbrew — we hear these terms bandied about in conversations about Michigan’s beer scene, but what do they mean? The answer, it seems, depends on who you ask....
June 17 2015
From the ubiquitous Oberon to the smirk-inducing Dirty Bastard and Big Red Coq, Michigan beers are making a name for themselves across the nation. While most beer drinkers know the flagship beers of Michigan...
A select guide to notable Michigan breweries and brewpubs
June 17 2015
A select guide to notable Michigan breweries and brewpubs
June 11 2015
Winners of the City Pulse/WLNS Top of the Town contest will be feted at the Grand American Fish Rodeo on Friday at Riverfront Park
Could Kalamazoo’s Art Hop work in Lansing?
June 10 2015
Members of Lansing’s arts community, searching for a ways to energize the local art scene, are looking to the southwest for inspiration. Kalamazoo’s popular Art Hop event is thriving, and some...
Jason Adasiewicz brings vibraphone sound to East Lansing
June 10 2015
For all his twirling melodies, intricate harmonies and meditative ballads, Chicago vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz glories in the sound of his tintinnabulating toy the way a baby rocks a rattle. “The...
Tesco Vee talks Jello Biafra, Touch & Go and new LP
June 10 2015
Lansing’s hardcore-punk roots can be traced back to one man: Tesco Vee. Aside from founding and fronting the Meatmen — a band known for its shocking, tongue in-cheek anthems like “Tooling...
Grand American Fish Rodeo builds on last year
June 10 2015
The Grand American Fish Rodeo, Lansing’s fledgling festival dedicated to high lighting the city’s waterways, kicks off its second year this weekend. The festival was founded, at least in part,...
Thursday, June 18
June 10 2015
Every good meal deserves an appetizer, and East Lansing’s Summer Solstice Jazz Festival is offering a musical appetizer June 18 before serving a full plate of jazz June 19 and 20. The festival is...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
June 10 2015
James Gardin & the Full Respect at Mac´s Bar, Thursday, June 18 Formerly known as P.H.I.L.T.H.Y., Lansing-based hip-hop artist James Gardin headlines June 18 at Mac’s Bar along with Jabee,...
A look at the variety of marijuana ingestion methods
June 10 2015
Should I smoke, eat or vape my marijuana? Now, more than ever, we see headlines and hear more talk about marijuana, both for medical and recreational uses. It seems everywhere I go, I get a question...
Re-release shines light on forgotten Lansing author
June 8 2015
MONDAY, JUNE 8 — Almost 90 years after it was banned in the U.S. for obscenity, “What Happens,” a 1926 book by Lansing author John Herrmann, has been re-released
Wilson rises up with new LP
June 5 2015
With a debut 2013 album titled “Full Blast Fuckery,” one could guess that Wilson delivers fist-pumping hard-rock tunes. Known for its colossal, riff-driven sound, the Detroit based band comprises...
Historical Society of Greater Lansing offers summer walking tours
June 4 2015
THURSDAY, JUNE 4 — Lansing residents can get a little history while they get a little exercise this summer. The Historical Society kicks off its series of summer walking tours Saturday with a tour...
East Lansing City Council approves transfer of (SCENE) Metrospace control to MSU
June 3 2015
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3 — The wait is finally over. After months of negotiations, East Lansing City Council voted to approve a five-year operating agreement between the City of East Lansing and the department...

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