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Oct. 20 2017
Courtesy Photo Earlier this month, the rock/funk/jazz fusion band Desmond Jones released its debut self-titled album in front of a capacity crowd at Founders Brewing Co. in Grand Rapids
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Oct. 19 2017
How hops go from the ground to the glass Across the country and specifically Michigan, it seems that everywhere you turn, someone is talking about the growth in the craft brewery industry, and yet,...
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Oct. 19 2017
Queen of the nightYou Will Always Love ‘The Bodyguard’ Starting with a cannon blast and ending with a dance encore, “The Bodyguard” is guaranteed to keep you awake. For better...
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Oct. 19 2017
The Roaring '20s flash to the future‘The Great Gatsby’ spectacularly shows off stunning era The play with dapper suits and fancy flappers deserved hand clappers. There were also ele- ments...
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Oct. 19 2017
Dan Gerber comes to MSU for book signing Dan Gerber knows intimately about the fleeting transience of our time on Earth, and, as a poet, he writes with a meditative passion about life, death, nature and...
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Oct. 19 2017
Oct. 20-21 Imagine the worst date you’ve ever been on. Now, think about the most cringe-inducing part of that experience. That’s what you can expect from the Andromeda Community Theatre’s...
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Oct. 19 2017
Craft beer’s creative labels are taking the industry by storm You’ve probably seen everything from the grotesque (Amager Bryghus and Against the Grain Brewery’s image of a slobbering,...
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Oct. 19 2017
May Erlewine album release at Ten Pound Fiddle Friday, Oct. 20 @ MSU Community Music School, $20, $18 members, $5 students. All ages, 7:30 p.m Michigan-Americana mainstay May Erlewine celebrates the release...
Oct. 19 2017
Local production rides the line between positive portrayal and misrepresentation“The Home Team,” which opens at Riverwalk Theatre Thursday, has a secret. And that secret is proving controversial....
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Oct. 19 2017
MSU YouTube star comes back for homecoming paradeNo stranger to MSU’s campus, YouTuber Tyler Oakley will revisit his alma mater this weekend in the prestigious position of homecoming parade grand...
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Oct. 19 2017
Five brewers talk about what makes their brews unique Ozone’s Brewhouse At Ozone’s Brewhouse, co-owner and brewer Kyle Malone is always experimenting with new beers, new flavors and new...
Oct. 19 2017
‘Gidion’s Knot’ appeals to the head, but tugs at the heart strings Devotees of serious drama can approach Ixion Theater’s “Gidion’s Knot” with the certain knowledge...
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Oct. 19 2017
There’s no shushing or shaming at Wharton Center’s sensory-friendly shows Every year, around Christmas time, eighth-grader Dominic Blatnik used to watch his mom take his older sister to...
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‘God of Carnage’ puts the perspective on parenting
Oct. 19 2017
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Oct. 16 2017
Young innovators need not shy away from this activity session. This event couples STEAM techniques, Science, Technology, the Art of Engineering and Math to help children think differently about
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Dick Valentine talks music, touring and origins
Oct. 13 2017
The Electric SixCourtesy Photo Perhaps it’s good fortune that the Electric Six will be playing in Lansing the day after they released their brand-new album, “How Dare You,” on Oct. 13
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Oct. 12 2017
“When you’re an artist, you’re not constrained to reality, so why not mess with it a little bit? Why not have some fun with changing things up,” Horky said. “Also, when you...
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Oct. 12 2017
And the exhibit isn’t just about fishing itself, but the people who help make it happen. For instance, it covers Trout Unlimited, which became a national organization dedicated to preserving trout...
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Oct. 12 2017
Eclipse, schmeclipse. Have you ever seen two suns in one sky? The blinding trumpet force of visit- ing artist Michael Philip Mossman and MSU’s own Etienne Charles lit up the night and scorched the...
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Oct. 12 2017
It might not seem like it, but NBC’s “The West Wing” and “The Sing-Off,” “Glee” and presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton all have something...