Lansing artist creates scary, movie-themed posters with hidden meanings
Oct. 26 2017
Unorthodox and detail-driven are two terms that could sum up Matt Peppler’s design. The 37-year-old, Lansing-based graphic designer and illustrator’s methodical means of inserting storytelling...
A witch's perspective on Halloween
Oct. 26 2017
“What I have done at Halloween is that I have invited my ancestors to come for the evening. I don’t know that I would like everyone,” she laughed, “so I try to be specific. The...
Hendrik Meijer unveils biography of Arthur Vandenberg, decades in the making
Oct. 26 2017
Talk about persistence. Hendrik Meijer has been working on the definitive biography of Michigan U.S. Senator Arthur Vandenberg for more than 27 years. Meijer often found that his day job, as CEO and executive...
Brian Whitfield's summer under the bridge
Oct. 26 2017
Thanks to a warm October, four splendid murals, each one 50 feet wide and 25 feet tall, are almost finished. Suddenly, the dusty DMZ between Lansing and East Lansing is swirling with life and color —...
Oct. 26 2017
This summer, three Lansing-area public parks became testing grounds for Sports Bin, a new program that encourages physical activity and team sports by providing free sports gear onsite. The idea is simple:...
Jeffrey Cranor chats about new Night Vale novel
Oct. 24 2017
Courtesy Photo If you’re a fan of “Welcome to Night Vale” but you thought the universe was reserved exclusively to its twice-monthly podcast, you’re dead wrong. And, you’re...
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Oct. 20 2017
Courtesy Photo Earlier this month, the rock/funk/jazz fusion band Desmond Jones released its debut self-titled album in front of a capacity crowd at Founders Brewing Co. in Grand Rapids
Oct. 19 2017
How hops go from the ground to the glass Across the country and specifically Michigan, it seems that everywhere you turn, someone is talking about the growth in the craft brewery industry, and yet,...
Oct. 19 2017
Queen of the nightYou Will Always Love ‘The Bodyguard’ Starting with a cannon blast and ending with a dance encore, “The Bodyguard” is guaranteed to keep you awake. For better...
Oct. 19 2017
The Roaring '20s flash to the future‘The Great Gatsby’ spectacularly shows off stunning era The play with dapper suits and fancy flappers deserved hand clappers. There were also ele- ments...
Oct. 19 2017
Dan Gerber comes to MSU for book signing Dan Gerber knows intimately about the fleeting transience of our time on Earth, and, as a poet, he writes with a meditative passion about life, death, nature and...
Oct. 19 2017
Oct. 20-21 Imagine the worst date you’ve ever been on. Now, think about the most cringe-inducing part of that experience. That’s what you can expect from the Andromeda Community Theatre’s...
Oct. 19 2017
Craft beer’s creative labels are taking the industry by storm You’ve probably seen everything from the grotesque (Amager Bryghus and Against the Grain Brewery’s image of a slobbering,...
Oct. 19 2017
May Erlewine album release at Ten Pound Fiddle Friday, Oct. 20 @ MSU Community Music School, $20, $18 members, $5 students. All ages, 7:30 p.m Michigan-Americana mainstay May Erlewine celebrates the release...
Oct. 19 2017
Local production rides the line between positive portrayal and misrepresentation“The Home Team,” which opens at Riverwalk Theatre Thursday, has a secret. And that secret is proving controversial....
Oct. 19 2017
MSU YouTube star comes back for homecoming paradeNo stranger to MSU’s campus, YouTuber Tyler Oakley will revisit his alma mater this weekend in the prestigious position of homecoming parade grand...
Oct. 19 2017
Five brewers talk about what makes their brews unique Ozone’s Brewhouse At Ozone’s Brewhouse, co-owner and brewer Kyle Malone is always experimenting with new beers, new flavors and new...
Oct. 19 2017
‘Gidion’s Knot’ appeals to the head, but tugs at the heart strings Devotees of serious drama can approach Ixion Theater’s “Gidion’s Knot” with the certain knowledge...
Oct. 19 2017
There’s no shushing or shaming at Wharton Center’s sensory-friendly shows Every year, around Christmas time, eighth-grader Dominic Blatnik used to watch his mom take his older sister to...
‘God of Carnage’ puts the perspective on parenting
Oct. 19 2017

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