'Rocky Horror' released 40 years ago, still draws a crowd
Oct. 14 2015
Ian Griffin’s first encounter with “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” he admits, was not love at first sight
‘Jersey Boys’ brings encore performance to Wharton Center
Oct. 13 2015
You don’t have to be a fan of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons to enjoy “Jersey Boys.” The songs are frustratingly infectious, and the rags-to-riches meets “Goodfellas”...
Comedian and ‘SNL’ alum Brooks Wheelan comes to the Loft
Oct. 13 2015
TUESDAY, Oct. 13 — Comedian/writer Brooks Wheelan, probably best known for his recent stint on “Saturday Night Live,” brings his comedy tour to Lansing tomorrow. Wheelan, 29, was a...
Drew Seeley on ‘Jersey Boys’ and show business
Oct. 12 2015
MONDAY, Oct. 12 — When you’re casting a musical called “Jersey Boys,” you might not think a Canadian would fit the bill
Lansing Art Gallery exhibits works by MSU Professor Xia Gao
Oct. 9 2015
FRIDAY, Oct. 9 — Downtown’s Lansing Art Gallery is set to premiere its latest exhibit, “Dwell,” which features a variety of works by artist Xia Gao. A native of China, Gao works...
Old Town Oktoberfest kicks off tonight
Oct. 9 2015
FRIDAY, Oct. 9 — It’s time once again for Lansing residents to don their finest lederhosen and indulge in copious amounts of German beer because Old Town Oktoberfest is back for its 10th year....
New mural welcomes visitors to downtown Lansing
Oct. 8 2015
THURSDAY, Oct. 8 — An new outdoor mural, unveiled today, welcomes visitors to downtown Lansing
Race relations take center stage in MSU’s latest production
Oct. 7 2015
It doesn’t start with a neighborhood watch shooting, a police beating or a burning cross. It starts with a drawing on a whiteboard. Yet in the residence hall microcosm of “Baltimore,”...
New book explores occultism in the work of H.P. Lovecraft
Oct. 7 2015
From the start, let’s get a few things straight: H.P. Lovecraft was not a pseudonym, and in his world, magick is spelled with a “k.” Illusionists like Penn and Teller do not make an appearance...
Oct. 7 2015
GTG Records hosts its annual GTG Fest this weekend at the Avenue Café
Joshua Roman looks forward to beer and romance
Oct. 7 2015
In a charming, off-the-cuff YouTube series, Joshua Roman parks his chair, himself and his cello in alleys, gardens, parks and rooftops of cities he’s touring — from Sri Lanka to New York to...
MSU Crew Club hosts regatta on Grand River this weekend
Oct. 7 2015
Lansing’s Grand River — at least a twomile stretch of it in southwest Lansing — will get a little more crowded this weekend
Sharp banter and special effects drive surreal LCC production
Oct. 7 2015
Imagine taking a script, tearing it into tiny pieces, gathering up all the best pieces and then staging that as a version of the script
Standout performances salvage lackluster script
Oct. 7 2015
Here’s a challenge: Stage a play that focuses on a dull, snobby, stuffy, Review entitled upper class American family whose sense of the meaning of life revolves around endless games of golf and...
Saturday, Oct. 10
Oct. 7 2015
Whether it's for dances, detention, or sporting events, it is not uncommon to find school open Saturday
Staff changes and big questions loom as Broad Museum marks its third birthday
Oct. 7 2015
To be thrown into an identity crisis at the age of 3 is a little early, but that’s what is happening to MSU’s Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum as it nears its third birthday, coming in November
Loss of Video To Go removes critical human touch
Oct. 7 2015
Lansing movie rental institution Video To Go announced its eventual closing on social media last week
Former “Glee” cast member comes to Mac’s Bar
Oct. 6 2015
MONDAY, Oct. 5 — Singer/songwriter and former “Glee” cast member Noah Guthrie comes to Lansing Friday, playing an intimate show at the Loft
Plaidurday celebrates its fourth anniversary
Oct. 1 2015
THURSDAY, Oct. 1 — Plaidurday, the self-proclaimed “worldwide celebration of plaid,” celebrates its fourth anniversary tomorrow. Started in 2011 by MSU alum and then Lansing resident...
Abandoned lot in Moores Park Neighborhood to become community green space
Oct. 1 2015
THURSDAY, Oct. 1 — Lansing’s Moores Park neighborhood is trading in an abandoned house for a community gathering space — with a little help.Mayor Virg Bernero and representatives from...

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