March 23 2016
Lansing-based thrash-metal outfit Tyrant releases its new EP, “Black Hand,” Friday at the Loft. The all-ages show also includes sets from the Revenant, Aphotic and Heed the Assailant. Tyrant,...
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Pinchas Zukerman come to East Lansing
March 19 2016
SATURDAY, March 19 — The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, for the most part, looks like most other orchestras you may encounter, save for one key difference: There’s no hand-waving conductor guiding...
Review: 'Deadpool' is witty, smart, not for faint of heart
March 18 2016
FRIDAY, March 18 — I’ll answer the big question, the one that most of you are here for, first: “Should I see ‘Deadpool?’” Yes, definitely. Now for the trickier question,...
Jesse Nager talks playing Smokey Robinson in ‘Motown the Musical’
March 17 2016
THURSDAY, March 17 — Playing one of the music industry’s all-time great singers is a tall order, even more so when that singer is in the room. But Jesse Nager, who plays Smokey Robinson in...
'SNL' Castmember to perform at Wharton Center Friday
March 16 2016
WEDNESDAY, March 16 — A “Saturday Night Live” castmember is coming to MSU’s campus Friday
‘Motown the Musical’ delivers the classics with modern polish
March 16 2016
The first time I heard most of the songs that were featured in "Motown the Musical," was through a tiny plastic earpiece attached to a small, Japanese transistor radio tuned to a local '60s radio station
March 16 2016
“The play is all about how Agnes Evans is trying to learn a little bit about her sister,” said Jeff Croff, artistic director of Ixion Theatre and director of this production. “She lost...
New director Marc-Olivier Wahler brings wide ranging ideas to Broad Art Museum
March 16 2016
The search committee that recommended Wahler to MSU Provost June Pierce Youatt, who made the final hiring decision, included faculty members, administrators, members of the Broad’s board of directors...
A guide to Lansing-area online fundraising campaigns
March 16 2016
Lansing Art Gallery is looking for help to take art beyond the gallery’s walls and into the streets of Lansing. The gallery recently launched a crowdsourcing campaign to raise funds for pop-up art...
March 16 2016
Lansing sludgy-rock duo Red Teeth have been a fixture on the local music scene, on and off, since 2002. Originally performing under the name King of the Monsters, the pair rebranded as Red Teeth and honed...
Author/illustrator David Small talks graphic novels, writing process
March 16 2016
Small’s pastoral home is a long way from his Detroit roots, which he wrote about in his disturbing 2009 graphic memoir, “Stitches,” which was a finalist for the National Book Award and...
Six Greater Lansing chefs talk favorite foods, guilty pleasures
March 16 2016
This week, City Pulse launches its first ever Dining Guide. As a companion to the Dining Guide, we rounded up a panel of Greater Lansing chefs to talk about when they started cooking and what they make...
Author/illustrator David Small on working with his wife
March 14 2016
MONDAY, March 14 — “Illustrating Sarah's stories has broadened my scope as an artist and storyteller,” said David Small
Rory Makem to lead pub sing at Dublin Square tonight
March 14 2016
MONDAY, March 14 — Rory Makem, a seasoned Irish musician and son of legendary Irish singer Tommy Makem, leads an Irish sing-along tonight at Dublin Square. Rory Makem regularly performs with Irish...
March 9 2016
Legendary dirty-south rap pioneer Scarface (real name Brad Jordan) headlines Saturday at Fahrenheit Concert Venue. Known for both his acclaimed solo discography and his stint in the iconic group Geto Boys,...
‘The Artist as Activist’ tackles thorny issues in Bangladeshi culture
March 9 2016
“The Artist as Activist,” a new exhibit at the Broad Art Museum featuring the art of Bangladeshi artists Tayeba Begum Lipi and Mahbubur Rahman, meets some of the country’s biggest social...
Local musicians gear up for full day of St. Patrick's Day gigs
March 9 2016
Local musician Mike Lynch will begin this year’s St. Patrick’s Day at 7 a.m. with a four-hour gig at East Lansing’s Dublin Square. His day concludes with a three-hour set at Lansing Brewing...
March 11
March 9 2016
The Global Roots Music Festival, which comes to the museum Friday, is a traveling event that features both local and international artists who specialize in musical styles from around the world
Singers shine in ‘The Secret Garden’
March 9 2016
Now that Peppermint Creek Theatre Co. is ensconced in the Miller Performing Arts Center, it faces a Review problem familiar to nonprofit theater companies: its ambitions are bigger than its performance...
March 9 2016
Grand Ledge lets its Irish pride shine with two days of St. Patrick’s Day events. The weekend kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday with music and dancing with the Glen Erin Pipe Band at the Grand Ledge Opera...

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