Dec. 11 2013
Nearly every line of sight in the home of Jerry and Joan Mattson ends in a piece of art. Miniature statues of reclining nudes line a shelf; a bust of a young boy smiles proudly from the bay window; a cabinet...
Dec. 11 2013
Where do you draw the line between soft and hard journalism in an age when Americans consider “The Daily Show” a bona fide news source even as “60 Minutes” offers an apology, but...
Dec. 11 2013
In “Ghost the Musical,” playing at the Wharton Center this week, the pottery wheel and “Unchained Melody” successfully make the leap from the 1990 film Review “Ghost”...
Dec. 5 2013
Last week, Mena Castriciano’s dining room table was covered with authentic Italian dishes. Breads, salads, finger foods, pasta dishes and piles — actual heaping piles — of desserts. Cakes...
Dec. 4 2013
Work is underway on a second local location for Firehouse Subs, which is set to open Jan. 6 at 200 S. Washington Square in downtown. The space was formerly used for state offices. The restaurant is part...
Dec. 4 2013
The Arts Council of Greater Lansing presented City Pulse with the 2013 Business Arts Award at its 34th Annual Holiday Glitter gala Tuesday night at the University Club. The event honors contributors to...
Dec. 4 2013
In 1998, MSU graduate Steve van Wormer co-starred in the live-action Disney comedy, “Meet the Deedles.”
Nov. 27 2013
The term “superstore” sure had a different meaning 75 years ago. That’s what the State Journal called the 10,000-squarefoot building at 1908 E. Michigan intown Ave. in Lansing’s...
Nov. 27 2013
Come for the hot girl-on-girl action, stay for a philosophical examination of the transformative, transcendental power of sex. In “Blue is the Warmest Color,” sex isn’t an act you engage...
Nov. 27 2013
When an unconventional brainstorm was initiated with Lansing’s Urbandale neighborhood in September, Jeff Burdick said he expected some “off the wall” answers
Nov. 26 2013
In the age of mega-chain drugstores, it’s unusual to hear about a locally owned pharmacy opening
Nov. 18 2013
Friday, Nov. 15 — The Lansing Makers Network celebrates its move into the Old Town Temple Club with a special grand opening event from 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16. At the Lansing Makers Network...
Nov. 13 2013
Dicker and Deal owner Gary Potter said last week that he has purchased the building intown that was formerly home to Coscarelli’s Restaurant & Lounge, 2420 S. Cedar St. in Lansing. Potter said he...
Nov. 13 2013
Six years ago, Gino Federici was on stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas performing with acclaimed tenor Andrea Bocelli before an audience of more than 15,000
Nov. 13 2013
Other writers have called “12 Years a Slave” “revelatory,” “brutal,” and “necessary.” It’s been grouped with the Jackie Robinson biopic “42,”...
Nov. 8 2013
Friday, Nov. 8 — The East Lansing Film Festival hosts a filmmakers forum Saturday at noon featuring the writers, directors and stars behind some of this year’s films. One of the guests will...
Nov. 6 2013
Lansing’s East Side neighborhood continues to shape up with the addition of another new business this week to the Michigan Avenue corridor. Legendary Style hair salon has technically been open since...
Nov. 6 2013
For 16 years, East Lansing Film Festival founder Susan Woods has introduced mid-Michigan audiences to films that are mind-bendingly philosophical, heartbreakingly beautiful and infuriatingly confrontational
Oct. 30 2013
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Oct. 30 2013
Representative art requires a certain amount of unpacking in order to be thoroughly appreciated. If it’s a contemporary piece, it usually benefits from a discussion about how it fits into modern...

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