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Jan. 25 2018
“Buried Child” begins with Michael Hays as Dodge onstage while an unseen Amy Rickett as his wife, Halie, yells from above a real stairway in her imagined room. Their prolonged long-distance...
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Dec. 21 2017
“Star Wars,” “Ghostbusters,” “Star Trek,” “The Simpsons,” “Lord of the Rings,” and numerous other familiar titles sit neatly in rows on Lansing’s...
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Dec. 14 2017
Beggar’s Banquet was named after a Rolling Stones album — which explains why its menu listed the Abbot Road Cucumber Martini as “light and refreshing.” After a sip, I realized only...
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Dec. 14 2017
The Wrought Iron Grill ensnares unsuspecting visitors to Owosso with lavish gourmet offerings and a lengthy wine selection. When traveling to Shiawassee County to see an Owosso Community Players production...
Dec. 14 2017
Based on your votes in City Pulse’s 2017 Top of the Town contest, we’ve assembled a guide to your favorite Lansing-area eateries. We’ll run single categories in the paper periodically,...
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Dec. 14 2017
Local musician and folk music promoter Sally Potter is no ivory tower musician. She keeps busy recording, teaching and performing throughout the year, spreading the inclusive gospel of folk music, but...
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Nov. 30 2017
On Tuesday, works by local artists will go up for auction at the Arts Council of Greater Lansing’s annual Holiday Glitter and Applause event. It’s the second year in a row that City Pulse featured...
Nov. 9 2017
The audience on opening night learned quickly what the “tragedy” Anna Owens’ “Directors Notes” referred to
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Nov. 2 2017
Starlight Dinner Theatre’s “Farce of Habit” had a cast of loonies who made non-stop jokes, puns and occasionally indecorous jests that kept the nearly full, opening night house chuckling....
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Oct. 26 2017
Sometimes, the highlight of a meal can be its appetizer — especially when it is a one-of-a-kind dish. After sampling a fair amount of local Mexican restaurants and dining in authentic Mexican fare...
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Oct. 19 2017
The Roaring '20s flash to the future‘The Great Gatsby’ spectacularly shows off stunning era The play with dapper suits and fancy flappers deserved hand clappers. There were also ele- ments...
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Oct. 12 2017
The Tavern 109 is within sight of the Williamston Theatre. The pub consistently concocts a commemorative, classy cocktail to coincide with the company’s shows. The “Ambition” is served...
Oct. 5 2017
Awkward bits, creaky chairs mar Riverwalk’s potent “Master Harold”Riverwalk’s Black Box production of “’Master Harold’…and the boys” had plenty of...
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Sept. 28 2017
Thank you for reading this City Pulse article. Help keep our pulse strong, click here to contribute to our award-winning news coverage.Cugino's - 'Dirty Pirate'It’s against the rules to reveal the...
Sept. 28 2017
Thank you for reading this City Pulse article. Help keep our pulse strong, click here to contribute to our award-winning news coverage.‘I Now Pronounce’ sparkles, stresses and stimulates Its...
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Sept. 21 2017
One might go there for its view of the former Strand building across the street or for its free Wi-Fi. Me? I went to “Zoup!” for its soup and salad combo. From their 12 rotating selections,...
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Sept. 21 2017
A look backstage with Melody Teodoro-Kurtis and Ray Kurtis It’s a rarity to get to do what you love, but even rarer to work with someone you love. Perhaps that’s why both Ray Kurtis and Melody...
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Sept. 14 2017
There is nothing comparable to it in the area. New Orleans might be the closest place for something similar. And one sip proved the was a drink like no other. The concoction was their take on the sazerac...
Sept. 14 2017
Perhaps only Buffalonians didn’t enjoy “Moon Over Buffalo.” The play is set in the green room of a theater in Buffalo, and certainly made some of its laughs poking fun at the city and...
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Sept. 14 2017
Lansing rock ‘n’ roll gem gets final hurrah Ask Rick Becker what it was all about, and he’ll tell you, the “core of the place was people seeking community.” At the Brewery...