May 3 2018
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Visiting Iraqi cellist, religious leaders link art and peace
May 3 2018
Coaxed by Mason, Waddles walked away from the piano and lifted his stentorian voice in support of his new friend and colleague. He told the group what it was like to play improvised duets with a man he...
Saturday, May 5
May 3 2018
Aaron Solon, owner of Hollow Mountain, said his store has been doing Free Comic Book Day since its opening. “I think it will be our fifth one,” Solon said. Hollow Mountain will have 20 percent...
May 3 2018
The five-hour event kicks off at 5 p.m. For the advanced general admission ticket of $25, attendees will be able to enjoy up to 15 margarita samples from area bars and restaurants —including Bordeaux,...
Music educator brings a new workshop to Lansing
May 3 2018
“We became friends really quickly. It was kind of strange, because he was just learning music when I first met him,” Watroba said. “But I swear I have never met anyone who got good as...
May 3 2018
Their musical has elements of a professional show: expert acting, skilled singing, solid songs, proficient musicians, precision movements and choreography and costumes that do not seem acquired from a...
May 3 2018
The southern hip-hop duo of Jelly Roll & Struggle Jennings perform Friday at The Loft. Now embarked on their Waylon & Willie Tour, the Tennessee-based emcees released their second collaboration, the “Waylon...
Local author’s tome recounts more than a century of police history
May 3 2018
The book, “Behind the Badge: the History of the Lansing Police Department,” by Patricia E. Heyden, was long thought to be out of print. It will be on sale for $25 at the celebration, with proceeds...
April 27 2018
Out of the dustbin crypt of literary history, a witty new superhero phoenix takes flight. Ladies and gentlemen, I present “Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Elusive Ear,” now playing...
April 26 2018
Three Michigan bands perform a free show Friday at The Avenue Café—the diverse bill includes sets from Jackpine Snag (a local heavy-blues power trio) and Dirty Deville (a Ypsilanti-based prog...
April 26 2018
Where would the historical Jesus of Nazareth fit in today’s disjointed political climate? A seminar led by Arthur J. Dewey — Xavier University theology professor — and Celene Lillie of...
April 26 2018
Director Tom Ferris is more of an impresario than a director, having been nudged by Riverwalk’s Sandy Norton to check out the script. He then embarked on a year-long journey of finding a cast of...
Rallying the troops as budget deadline approaches
April 26 2018
“It seemed like the right time to bring it back. We’ve gotten to a unique milestone moment in our work across the state.” Creative Many’s president, Jennifer Goulet, said. “We’re...
Local authors share communications from enlisted family members
April 26 2018
That window opened for Lille Foster of Holt when she finally decided to read her father’s World War II era letters. Foster’s father, Theodore Pattengill Foster, had sent hundreds of letters...
April 26 2018
Spring has arrived and along with it, the latest Owosso Community Players big musical, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” written by famous Russian novelist Anton Chekov Wait. This is not...
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Lansing musician’s own brand of ‘edutainment’
April 26 2018
“The Children’s Concerts are a monthlong series of concerts in the middle of winter,” said Heather Surface, a steward ship and community events specialist with the Hannah Community Center
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Contemporary work that calls upon esoteric influences
April 26 2018
Byzantine artwork is the chief artistic product of the Eastern Roman Empire and is recognizable for its heavy use of silver and gold leaf. The crushed metal made the works highly reflective, adorning them...
April 19 2018
Against Me!, Screaming Females and Murder By Death are just three of the bands slated for the inaugural Three Stacks Music Festival. Founded by Lansing-based concert promoter Fusion Shows, the outdoor...
East side event offers space for fans and artists
April 19 2018
One of Lansing’s most promising music festivals isn’t happening at a park or a concert hall. Instead, Stoop Fest’s earnest tradition takes its audience on an adventure through the east...
Concert series provides platform for Michigan’s unknowns
April 19 2018
If you’ve ever wanted the exclusive backstage experience, WKAR is offering a taste of it. The public television station’s annual BackStage Pass concert series, a showcase featuring primarily...