March 22 2013
In a perfect world, a visionary filmmaker such as Sam Raimi could make a prequel to "The Wizard of Oz" without having it compared to its 1939 predecessor, inarguably one of the greatest motion pictures...
March 20 2013
Last weekend, the festively named Arty Party Studio celebrated its grand opening in Okemos, and co-owner/operator Susan Brewster said the response was overwhelming — about 200 folks turned out, mostly...
March 20 2013
The brutal 1998 murder of Matthew Wayne Shepard in Laramie, Wyo., is one of the country's most high-profile hate crimes, and is considered a watershed for the gay rights movement. In 2000, "The Laramie...
March 20 2013
Next week, the lights go down for the East Lansing Film Society Film Series' final month of programming before taking the summer off. So long, Werner Herzog; hey there, Iron Man — gotta give those...
March 18 2013
Somewhere between a Penthouse Forum story and a Swiftian journal entry (Taylor, not Jonathan) lies “My First Time,” a staged reading of stories culled from the aptly named website, MyFirstTime.com
March 15 2013
Thursday, March 14 — Author Cecile Pineda will speak tonight on the threat posed by Michigan’s nuclear facilities. The event is co-hosted by the Peace Education Center in East Lansing, which...
March 13 2013
Two new food stations popped up inside Lansing City Market last week. Ofilia's El Burrito, the satellite location for Ofilia Diaz' popular south Lansing taqueria, serves both ready-to-eat and frozen Mexican...
March 13 2013
Thursday, Aug. 2 — The Lansing Economic Development Corporation announced today that local artists have until Sept. 7 to submit grant applications for the organization’s annual Sense of Place...
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 3 — If the idea of keeping your kid busy at JazzFest this weekend is stressing you out, relax, man. This Saturday, the Broad Art Museum has created a unique children’s workshop...
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 24 — Ah, Labor Day weekend. Time to drag the lid over the pool, fire up the barbecue one last time, or maybe clip into your bicycle and pump the pedals several hundred miles for five...
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 31 — The owners of the upscale martini lounge, 621, located at 621 E. Michigan Ave., announced Thursday they will be closing the nightclub for good after 14 years
March 13 2013
Thursday, Oct. 4 —Before there was a “Daily Show” or a “Colbert Report” (or a Glenn Beck, for that matter), Capitol Steps was there to show us how ridiculous the political...
March 13 2013
Monday, Oct. 15 — “M*A*S*H” co-star and 1970s game show regular Jamie Farr will speak a week from today at the Lansing Town Hall speaker series, “Mondays with Meaning and Merriment.”
March 13 2013
Thursday, Nov. 29 — Tonight/poetry will take flight/with two teams of students who are bright. /Their words will ignite/and soar like a kite/dropping rhymes that are tight/to excite/and enlighten/the...
March 13 2013
Thursday, Dec. 6 — Loeks Theatres officials unveiled the company’s latest movie theater experiment Wednesday night: a six-screen “grown up movie theater” in Okemos that includes...
March 13 2013
Thursday, Dec. 6 — How do soldiers killing each other solve the world’s problems? Writers have spilled more ink on the topic than blood, looking at war from every conceivable angle. But in...
March 13 2013
Thursday, Dec. 20 — The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs announced today that 11 Lansing-area nonprofits would receive nearly $35,000 in grants to further their mission
March 13 2013
Friday, Jan. 4 — Last week, the web erupted when “Downton Abbey” actor Rob James Collier made an outrageous claim about season 3 of the acclaimed series, which debuts Sunday on WKAR-TV
March 13 2013
Jan.18, 2013 — For moviegoers, January is either seen as an opportunity to catch up on non-widely released gems that are finally making it to town (such as last summer’s “Beasts of the...
March 8 2013
Thursday, March 7 — Polarizing documentary filmmaker Michael Moore will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 Night for Notables event on April 27 at the Library of Michigan

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