Actress Ashley Brown discusses ‘The Sound of Music,’ life on the road and her path to Broadway
Feb. 4 2016
THURSDAY, Feb. 4 — At just 34, Ashley Brown already has a career that would make many Broadway actors jealous.The young actress made her Broadway debut in 2005, taking on the role of Belle in Walt...
‘Postcard Wally’ hosts local postcard show
Feb. 4 2016
THURSDAY, Feb. 4 — In a time before the Internet, postcards were the tweets and Instagram posts of their day. For a few pennies, you could send a note to a friend across town or across the country
Darius Moon book an eccentric catalogue of buildings and people
Feb. 3 2016
James MacLean’s new book on Lansing architect Darius Moon can be read in more than one way. You can either study each building, as pictured and described on the page, or read about the lady inside...
Bobby McFerrin discusses his musical journey, love of collaboration
Feb. 3 2016
Bobby McFerrin has worked with some of the music world’s premier talent in a variety of genres, from Chick Corea to Questlove to the Vienna Philharmonic. But this weekend he will take the stage flanked...
Feb. 3 2016
A newer addition to Lansing’s punk scene, Scary Women, headline Feb. 11 at Mac’s Bar. Openers are Jonestown Crows, the Fiction Junkies and Mr. Denton On Doomsday. “Scary Women came together...
Feb. 3 2016
While the day of love might seem inescapable, there is recourse for the less romantically inclined: the Un-Valentine's Show. Billed as “songs and tales of un-forgiveness, heartbreak, dysfunction...
Local sportswriter builds national following
Feb. 3 2016
The relatively sleepy town of Holt may not seem like a likely locale for a sportswriter with national reach. But the Internet has a way of changing things
Ensemble acting shines in ‘The Odd Couple’
Feb. 2 2016
Ba da bing, ba da boom! Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple,” first seen on Broadway in 1965, comes to Michigan — with vintage New York attitudes and accents to match — courtesy...
Student Art Exhibit features mid-Michigan’s young talent
Feb. 2 2016
TUESDAY, Feb. 2 — More than 110 works of art by Greater Lansing students were unveiled Friday evening at a kickoff gala for MSU Federal Credit Union’s ninth annual Student Art Exhibit. The...
Wrap-up from the International Blues Challenge
Feb. 1 2016
Scott Pohl, producer for WKAR-FM’s “Current State,” will be tracking the progress of the Twyla Birdsong Band and Stan & Ben at this year’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis.MONDAY
Lansing musicians fail to advance in blues competition
Jan. 29 2016
Scott Pohl, producer for WKAR-FM’s “Current State,” will be tracking the progress of the Twyla Birdsong Band and Stan & Ben at this year’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis.First,...
Lansing musicians impress in first round
Jan. 28 2016
Scott Pohl, producer for WKAR-FM’s “Current State,” will be tracking the progress of the Twyla Birdsong Band and Stan & Ben at this year’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis.THURSDAY
Lansing family gets new Habitat for Humanity house
Jan. 28 2016
THURSDAY, Jan. 24 — Habitat for Humanity Lansing welcomed the Bonds family into their new home on Forest Avenue during a home dedication ceremony on Saturday. Friends, volunteers and oth
Historical Society uncorks exhibit on Prohibition in Lansing
Jan. 27 2016
Last week, as a frigid January passed its midpoint, a curious scene took place inside the front window of Lansing City Hall. The lobby Christmas tree was half-undressed. In its place, a couple of suspicious...
MSU’s ‘And Away We Go’ comic romp with substance
Jan. 27 2016
Yes, MSU Department of Theatre’s latest production, Terrance McNally’s “And Away We Go,” is one of those cornucopia collage plays — a mélange, a mixture of bits and...
Country star is first confirmed artist for Common Ground Music Festival
Jan. 27 2016
Common Ground Music Festival is still nearly six months away, but the popular summer festival has already confirmed its first artist. The festival’s organizer, Meridian Entertainment Group, announced...
LSO sweats the details, wrapped in Victorian wool
Jan. 27 2016
Some people can’t talk about anything but the one time they saw the mating dance of the lesser prairie chicken. (“I was only 30 feet away!”) They may have rafted up the Grand Canyon,...
Jan. 27 2016
The Wilson Center Auditorium hosts a Friday evening concert with acclaimed singer/songwriter David Dondero. Warming up the stage are the American Automobile and Lucy. In 2006, Dondero was hailed by NPR...
Jan. 27 2016
The hills of East Lansing — or rather, the halls of Hannah Community Center — are alive with music this weekend as Ten Pound Fiddle presents the 14th annual Mid-Winter Singing Festival. While...
Moneyball Sportswear/JB's Sarnie Shop
Jan. 27 2016
The logo for Moneyball Sportswear is swooping and almost avian, a stylized M and B coming together beaklike in the center, with the sides spreading out like wings and a little talon cutting in on the...

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