Touring production puts new shine on an old classic
Sept. 22 2015
Like a sequined dress from the fairy godmother herself, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” shimmers with life at the Wharton Center. Featuring a new book by Douglas Carter Beane,...
Author Johnathan Rand on his road to youth thriller success
Sept. 22 2015
Rand’s own roots are firmly planted in Michigan soil, the fertile ground for the bountiful ideas found in his Michigan Chillers and American Chillers series
Adrian Baidoo on touring with ‘Cinderella’
Sept. 21 2015
MONDAY, SEPT. 21 — Imagine performing eight performances a week, each week in a new city, for almost a full year. For Adrian Baidoo, ensemble member in the touring production of Rodgers and Hammerst
Sept. 19 2015
Michigan BluesFestLive blues music on a balmy, late-summer evening — what could cure the blues better than that? Michigan BluesFest, formerly known as Old Town Blues Fest, is once again bringing...
Lingerie design competition hits the Runway
Sept. 18 2015
Friday, Sept. 15 — A new event in Lansing is giving aspiring clothing designers a chance to go toe-to-toe with other local designers
Here's what's going on in town today
Sept. 18 2015
The Ten Pound Fiddle opens its 41st season of concerts with Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Barbara Bailey Hutchison. The artist has performed her
Public Radio LGBTQ youth program creates partnership with MSU
Sept. 17 2015
THURSDAY, SEPT. 17 — In the last decade, Michigan State University has witnessed a growing number of students who openly self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGB
Sept. 16 2015
The Ten Pound Fiddle opens its 41st season of concerts with Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Barbara Bailey Hutchison. The artist has performed her melodic, lyrically-driven songs in almost every state...
Ralph Votapek makes history with all-Gershwin extravaganza
Sept. 16 2015
Steely, stylish piano man Ralph Votapek couldn’t have much left to prove. His career began with a shocking win over his Soviet rivals in the first Van Cliburn competition in 1962 and keeps on going,...
A guide to Lansing-area online fundraising campaigns
Sept. 16 2015
Over the last sixteen years, filmmaker and Lansing resident Michael McCallum has written, produced, and filmed eight short films and four feature length films. McCallum is looking to Kickstarter to help...
Sept. 16 2015
Lansing-area residents have a chance to take the field Saturday at Cooley Law School Stadium, but they won’t be trying to drive in runs or shag fly balls. Instead, they’ll be sipping IPAs and...
Retrospective exhibit honors sculptor Mel Leiserowitz
Sept. 16 2015
The Greater Lansing Housing Coalition is hosting a retrospective exhibit that features a wide array of Leiserowitz’s works, spanning his entire career as an artist. Many people know Leiserowitz’s...
Michigan Bluesfest hits Old Town this weekend
Sept. 16 2015
“About 20 years ago, I got to see (blues harmonica player) William Clarke in downtown Grand Rapids at Blues at the Mall,” he said. “I was very intrigued by the sound of the harmonica....
Riverwalk delivers with con man comedy
Sept. 16 2015
Adapted from the hit 1988 film starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” the musical looks and feels an awful lot like “The Producers” — another story...
Sweet Custom Jewelry/Peppino's Sports Grille
Sept. 16 2015
Just in time to appeal to all the proposers getting ready to get down on one knee between now and New Year’s Eve comes, a new husband-and-wife operation that opens Friday in Old Town. Sweet Custom...
'From Sepia to Selfies' opens the shutter on Lansing history
Sept. 9 2015
“From Sepia to Selfies,” a compelling, comprehensive exhibit of over 200 photographs of people and places in Lansing, cries out for one of those old-fashioned handbills that use 30 different-sized...
Sept. 9 2015
Mudwest at the Avenue Cafe Friday, Sept. 11 @ The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 18 , $5, 9 p.m. Lansing-based shoegaze-punk band Mudwest plays Friday at the Avenue Café....
Friday, September 11
Sept. 9 2015
For Owosso residents looking for an artistic way to spend Friday evening — or Greater Lansing residents looking for an excuse to get out of town for the weekend — the annual Artwalk Owosso...
Timothy Busfield hosts youth theater workshops
Sept. 9 2015
Actor/director/producer Timothy Busfield’s career took him from East Lansing all the way to Hollywood — and now he wants to show local kids how to chase their dreams. “I started...
Author Matt Bell explores dark world of scrappers
Sept. 9 2015
Matt Bell describes his new novel, “Scrapper,” as a “quiet book” — but it comes across with the noisy fury of righteous revenge. The book is written as a first-person...

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