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May 17 2017
The work of East Lansing photographer David Olds recalls a time when you could wander around, virtually invisible, with a camera around your neck, your pocket filled with 35mm film cassettes and your mind’s...
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May 17 2017
Off of the turntable comes “Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Songbook,” a 1977 Verve Records reissue of the 1956 double album, complete with lengthy liner notes across the double...
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Lisa Pegher, Lansing Symphony take a trip to the land of electronica
May 17 2017
“It’s going to look like I’m Lisa the soloist, playing a bunch of drums at the front of the stage, but what’s going to come out of my setup is another whole sound world that nobody’s...
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May 17 2017
My favorites were the plays that bookended the set of one-act plays. The first, “The Physics of Now” starred Richard Kopitsch and Storm Boyer. The real-life couple played boyfriend and girlfriend...
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May 17 2017
Dale D. Hills played Eddie, a backwoods kind of character with a propensity for drinking and shouting. Raine Paul was May, a semi-disturbed lady with proclivity for insecurity and shouting. In fairness,...
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May 17 2017
Emerging Lansing-based thrash-metal outfit Tyrant wraps up its second tour, “The Take Over Tour,” Friday at Mac’s Bar. Opening the show is tour partner Cipher Six, as well as fellow heavy...
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May 17 2017
After being cooped up inside the Allen Market Place since last fall, the Allen Farmers Market returns to its summertime setup today with its first outdoor market of the year
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'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel is good, but it’s two movies in one
May 17 2017
Let’s be honest: “Guardians of the Galaxy” was pretty mediocre, even by the bland standards of Marvel Studios. So I was surprised to find that “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”...
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Eat Healthy Eat Local Festival kicks off Saturday in St. Johns
May 12 2017
Proponents of eating well have something to celebrate this weekend — a festival devoted to healthy, local food. Over 30 local food businesses set up shop in downtown St. Johns Saturday for
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Former teacher’s 90th birthday stirs tales of Michigan School for the Blind
May 11 2017
The other one we’ll get to in a minute. Bill Meyers wrestled at the school in the late ‘60s, just after it snagged Class B wrestling championships in 1961 and 1963. Meyers is burly, shaven-headed...
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Charly Bliss guitarist talks influences, new album and comparisons to Weezer
May 11 2017
It’s easy to see why many critics can’t resist comparing Charly Bliss’ debut album, “Guppy,” to Weezer’s iconic self-titled debut, aka “The Blue Album.”...
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May 11 2017
The catered pre-show meals at Starlight Dinner Theatre tend to be rather modest affairs with chicken or lasagna. I skipped the supper before “Man of La Mancha,” but when the musical started,...
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May 11 2017
Six years ago, it started with a movie — “Mighty Uke: The Amazing Comeback of a Musical Underdog.” “The movie had just come out, and since we had grown our Lansing Area Ukulele...
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May 11 2017
Lansing-based songwriter Joshua Barton, formerly of the local shoegaze outfit Fields of Industry, returns with his first release in three years and a new band, Joshua Barton & Seertones. Saturday, Barton...
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Nu Wave Fish & Chicken
May 11 2017
A new dining trend seems to be emerging in the Capital City. Joining the barbecue, craft beer and craft coffee businesses that are humming along quite nicely, several new restaurants dedicated to “you...
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May 10 2017
"Groovin'," by Dennis Preston, graced the Aug. 10 cover for last year's Summer of Art After a successful inaugural year, City Pulse and the Arts Council of Greater Lansing are teaming up once
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May 10 2017
The Final Five round of the 2017 City Pulse/Fox 47 Top of the Town contest is off and running! Over 11,000 participants voted in the first round, nominating nearly 7,000 of Greater Lansing’s
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Dylan continues to mine the Great American Songbook
May 4 2017
This new, occasional column is devoted to the Great American Songbook, which comprises the best of popular vocal music from the last century until rock ‘n’ roll took over. Twice a month or...
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REO Town hosts pair of feminist art pop-ups
May 4 2017
The statistics don’t lie: Women are underrepresented in the arts. According to the National Museum of Women in the Arts, of 590 major exhibitions in the U.S. from the years 2007-2013, only 27 percent...
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In spite of the elephant, less is more in Broad Art Museum’s ‘The Transported Man’
May 4 2017
In contrast to the video barrages favored by founding Broad Art Museum director Michael Rush, “The Transported Man” carries no trace of the super-saturated digital matrix taking over the world...

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