Oct. 9 2013
There’s more than a passing resemblance between gravity and the theistic view of God: They’re both powerful invisible forces; they both exist ubiquitously throughout the universe; and without...
Oct. 9 2013
Quick: You hear “Flashdance,” what do you think of? A hot brunette in a cutoff gray sweatshirt? The Academy Award-winning title song? A woman arched against a chair in profile, water gushing...
Oct. 3 2013
Thursday, Oct. 3 — It’s technically not in Lansing, but the organizers behind the debut Lansing Fall Fest event are pretty sure you won’t notice —or care, once the beer starts flowing....
Oct. 2 2013
The first year Valerie Marvin led local history buffs on a tour of a notable downtown building, the featured centerpiece was an old bank vault inside the Comerica Building. Last year, all eyes were on...
Sept. 25 2013
As a child, Heather Guernsey showed no musical aptitude. Her mother played the violin, but Guernsey said she didn´t have any desire to pick up an instrument
Sept. 25 2013
The East Lansing Film Series continues in October with six new features, including some international fare. “This batch is really exciting,” organizer Susan Woods said. “These are movies...
Sept. 25 2013
Screw war; divorce is hell — and is something far more likely the average American will have to endure. It is second only to the death of a spouse and just above imprisonment as the most stressful...
Sept. 25 2013
Earlier this month, south Lansing’s Aldaco’s Authentic Mexican Restaurant made the move about a quarter mile down Cedar Street intown to its new location in the shadow of the I-96 overpass
Sept. 18 2013
Roxanne Frith was part of the team that started the renovation process of Old Town in the late ´70s. Through her knack for coaxing life from the earth and her dedication to the art of photography,...
Sept. 18 2013
As we approach the end of another Lansing-area festival season (just waiting on you, Oktoberfest), temps are already beginning to plummet; it woneuro;t be long before concerts in the park are replaced...
Sept. 18 2013
When Alex Manuel turned to medical marijuana to help him deal with the effects of his diabetes, he was intown frustrated by the amount of time it took him to trim his plants. He was also disappointed by...
Sept. 11 2013
The problem with most action/adventure movies is that the plot seems like an afterthought, an excuse to stitch one overblown spectacle into the next. And I get it; I enjoy car chases, tanker explosions...
Sept. 11 2013
The REO Town renaissance continues next week with the grand re-opening of the renovated St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Store, 1020 S. Washington St. After a twoyear move to temporary quarters on South Cedar...
Sept. 6 2013
Friday, Sept. 6 — Besides the City Pulse-hosted free concert tonight at the Broad Art Museum in East Lansing, three weekend events will be keeping the warm weather celebration going just a little...
Sept. 4 2013
The shuttering of Art Alley may have dampened the local culture scene, but you wouldn’t know it if you find yourself in REO Town this Saturday. Nine bands and a sixhour themed art competition will...
Aug. 22 2013
Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: It’s no secret: This property is just one of the many empty retail spaces in the area. Why all the emptiness? Simple. There is more retail space than...
Aug. 15 2013
Thursday, Aug. 15 — Local arts organizations could score a grant for up to $75,000 to make the capital city a more visually (or sonically, as the case may be) place to be. The 2013-‘14 Sense...
Aug. 14 2013
As the smoke clears on the summer movie season and the Hollywood studios reap their blockbuster earnings (or bemoan their losses), Studio C! in Okemos is making some room once again for the East Lansing...
Aug. 14 2013
Some comedies demand repeat viewings to allow your brain to wrap around the complexity or the subtlety of the humor, or to soak in a boldly original acting performance. Admittedly, I was no fan of “The...
Aug. 14 2013
For 17 years, Barley’s American Grill was a south Lansing staple for billiards, darts and bar food. Owner Ed Hall opened the 5,000-square-foot establishment after finding success in Kalamazoo with...

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