Casa de Rosado offers space for artists outside the mainstream
April 12 2017
The house was occupied by various prominent Lansing families, including the Teels, for whom the nearby street is named. The nearly 3,600-square-foot building has also worn a variety of commercial hats,...
The Grid Arcade and Bar/Red's Smokehouse
April 12 2017
So begins the so-much-coolerthan-it-deserves-to-be 2010 sci-fi sequel, “Tron: Legacy,” but it just as easily describes the opening next week of Old Town’s newest bar: the Grid Arcade...
April 11 2017
Contractors clean the white stucco exteriors and windows of the House Office Building cross over in downtown Sunday morning
April 10 2017
LANSING — Detroit once was home to the world’s largest municipally owned streetcar enterprise, an industry with a history stretching from the city’s early founding through the 1950s.Now...
Fortnight Film Contest highlights local filmmakers
April 7 2017
Film festivals usually try to bring their audiences the newest in movies. But the Capital City Film Fest is taking it a step further, showcasing movies that were made less than a month ago. The
Review: ‘Vino Veritas’ explores relationships without inhibitions
April 6 2017
“Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free” — or maybe not
Textile and fiber exhibit opens at Neighborhood Empowerment Center
April 6 2017
Art can be used to tell stories, make a statement or be open to interpretation of the viewer. And it can also be used to draw attention to a good cause
Jeff Kressler to be honored with award, tribute concert
April 5 2017
Kressler’s jazz style is limpid, lyrical and loose, peppered by prickly prods and arpeggios and an occasional foray into song. He has been a mainstay of the mid-Michigan jazz scene, and the music...
April 5 2017
Christopher, who is never explicitly diagnosed in either the book or play, shows signs of being on the autism spectrum. While Christopher has difficulties interacting with certain people and situations,...
April 5 2017
Nothing, a Relapse Records-signed band, headlines Thursday at the Loft; opening the all-ages show are two heavy, Lansing-based bands: Hordes and Cavalcade. Nothing formed in 2010 in Philadelphia, but the...
Author Lora Bex Lempert details women sentenced to life
April 5 2017
“My ongoing interactions with life-serving women opened a new world to me. A world that I never considered, a world that was not in any life plan for me, a world that I did not know existed.”...
Arts patron Gregg Hill comes out as composer
April 5 2017
Lansing jazz lovers know Hill, along with his wife, Lois Mummaw, as patrons of the arts and supporters of the local jazz scene. But this month, he will be publicly outed as a thoughtful, prolific composer...
‘Wonder of the World’ delights with quirky characters, fun visuals
April 5 2017
The true wonder of the play was its central character, Cass, as portrayed by Sarah Hayner. Cass, who retreats to Niagara Falls after discovering an unknown side of her husband, was po- litely described...
‘Eurydice’ raises questions of love and loss
April 5 2017
If you could visit a deceased loved one, would you? That’s one question, among with many others, posed by Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.’s latest production, “Eu- rydice.” Sarah Ruhl’s...
‘1984’ a grim reminder of dangers of authoritarianism
April 5 2017
You may not want to take a first date to see “1984.” But your soon-to-be voting, nearly 18-year-old son or daughter? No question
The Record Lounge
April 5 2017
If millennials and baby boomers can agree on one thing, it’s that music sounds better when it’s played on vinyl. Over the last decade, vinyl album sales have exploded thanks in part to those...
Your guide to summer festivals
April 5 2017
Wait — but what if you’ve never been to a festival before? Or what if the last time you went, it was a disaster? Not to worry. We caught up with a few seasoned festival-goers and compiled the...
Drama, film versions ride new wave of interest in `1984´
March 29 2017
On Tuesday, Lansing’s Capital City Film Festival will open with a special screening of Michael Radford’s 1984 film version, with John Hurt as Winston, the transgressive free thinker, and Richard...
Big Sean, Fetty Wap join Common Ground lineup
March 29 2017
When Common Ground Music Festival announced a shortened festival this year, it promised to make up for it with bigger names. So far, it’s making good on that promise. The festival announced yesterday...
March 29 2017
After a year-and-a-half hiatus, Genocya returns to Mac’s Bar one last time for its farewell show. During its run, the Lansing-based metal band, which formed in 2002, recorded two demos and one full-length...

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