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Spiral Dance Bar / The Tim Barron Group at RE/MAX
April 19 2017
“I hope (whomever) buys it decides to keep it going as Spiral, but there’s a chance they could go in a different direction,” said Tom Donall, who owns the building, the property and the...
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Historical Society events shed light on pivotal year
April 18 2017
From labor unrest to hot-button political fights, two free programs sponsored by the Historical Society of Greater Lansing this week offer fascinating dives into Lansing and Michigan history
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April 12 2017
It seems like winter may (finally) be headed back into hibernation, and the cabin fever crazed kids of mid-Michigan are ready to get outside and soak up the sun. Summer camp season is just around the corner,...
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Luxury Flux releases debut LP at the Avenue
April 12 2017
The band — Lindsey Taylor (guitar/ vocals), Sam Makula (bass) and Stephen Woida Jr.(drums/vocals) — doesn’t mind doing it themselves, especially if they can retain artistic control while...
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‘Curious Incident’ gives audiences plenty to chew on
April 12 2017
The plot of "Curious Incident” almost takes a detective to decipher. Simon Stephens' stage adaptation of Mark Haddon's novel centers around the 15-yearold Christopher Boone, played with an intense...
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April 12 2017
The upcoming MSU Department of Theatre production of “Urinetown, the Musical,” a dystopian story of a world experiencing a 20-year drought, was chosen over a year ago to complement MSU’s...
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A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
April 12 2017
Grey Matter, a Lansing-based progressive ska-punk band, releases its new “Visitors” EP Friday at Mac’s Bar. Opening the all-ages show are Backpacks, Convenient Trash and Solitary Subversion
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Frontier Ruckus' Matt Milia talks songwriting, touring and nostalgia
April 12 2017
Frontier Ruckus cut its teeth in the Michigan music scene of the early 2000s, quickly earning a devoted fan base with its potent mix of melancholy nostalgia, quirky instrumentation and folk-inspired delivery
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Malcolm X novel selected for 2017 Great Michigan Read
April 12 2017
“Let me tell you something: From then until I left that prison, in every free moment I had if I was not reading in the library, I was reading on my bunk. You couldn’t have gotten me out of...
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New MSU Museum director Mark Auslander has stories to tell
April 12 2017
In spite of all the talk about a post-truth society, Mark Auslander insists that he “is not willing to give up on the truth thing.”
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Casa de Rosado offers space for artists outside the mainstream
April 12 2017
The house was occupied by various prominent Lansing families, including the Teels, for whom the nearby street is named. The nearly 3,600-square-foot building has also worn a variety of commercial hats,...
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The Grid Arcade and Bar/Red's Smokehouse
April 12 2017
So begins the so-much-coolerthan-it-deserves-to-be 2010 sci-fi sequel, “Tron: Legacy,” but it just as easily describes the opening next week of Old Town’s newest bar: the Grid Arcade...
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April 11 2017
Contractors clean the white stucco exteriors and windows of the House Office Building cross over in downtown Sunday morning
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April 10 2017
LANSING — Detroit once was home to the world’s largest municipally owned streetcar enterprise, an industry with a history stretching from the city’s early founding through the 1950s.Now...
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Fortnight Film Contest highlights local filmmakers
April 7 2017
Film festivals usually try to bring their audiences the newest in movies. But the Capital City Film Fest is taking it a step further, showcasing movies that were made less than a month ago. The
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Review: ‘Vino Veritas’ explores relationships without inhibitions
April 6 2017
“Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free” — or maybe not
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Textile and fiber exhibit opens at Neighborhood Empowerment Center
April 6 2017
Art can be used to tell stories, make a statement or be open to interpretation of the viewer. And it can also be used to draw attention to a good cause
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Jeff Kressler to be honored with award, tribute concert
April 5 2017
Kressler’s jazz style is limpid, lyrical and loose, peppered by prickly prods and arpeggios and an occasional foray into song. He has been a mainstay of the mid-Michigan jazz scene, and the music...
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April 5 2017
Christopher, who is never explicitly diagnosed in either the book or play, shows signs of being on the autism spectrum. While Christopher has difficulties interacting with certain people and situations,...
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April 5 2017
Nothing, a Relapse Records-signed band, headlines Thursday at the Loft; opening the all-ages show are two heavy, Lansing-based bands: Hordes and Cavalcade. Nothing formed in 2010 in Philadelphia, but the...

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