art4426
June 9 2010
There are plenty of reasons to go to the lakeshore in June, but every year around this time Saugatuck provides us with one more: the Waterfront Film Festival. Since 1999, this four-day event has brought...
June 9 2010
So does a chance meeting with a couple of guys, both of whom have been doing some celebrating of their own. The various connections between the out-of-towners linger long after last call and well into...
June 3 2010
When it began in 1985, Silver Bells in the City was a modest holiday celebration; now, it features fireworks, an electric light parade and the illumination festivities of Michigan's official Christmas...
art4400
June 2 2010
To pave the way and raise some money Stormfield has been presenting a series of staged readings at various locations. “The Value of Names,” playing June 4 to 6 at Red Cedar Friends Meeting...
May 27 2010
In Greek mythology, the ambitious Icarus flew too close to the sun and melted his wings of wax. The theater company Icarus Falling, which took its name from the ill-fated aviator, has come to its end as...
May 27 2010
An evening of Mexican fun is coming to the lawn of the Michigan Women\'s Historical Center Wednesday, June 9. The center\'s 26th annual Picnic Fiesta will include Mexican cuisine, performances by Jenny...
art4376
May 26 2010
Wright will be grand marshal of the Pride March June 12 in downtown Lansing; it’s part of the Michigan Pride Diversity Festival. The march begins at noon at Grand Avenue along Riverfront Park and...
art4377
May 26 2010
It’s been nearly a quarter of a century since Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” made its debut in London’s West End and the show has remained a money-spinner...
art4380
May 26 2010
Once upon a time way back in 1998 there was a fresh new HBO series about four single women slashing and sashaying their way through the Big Apple dating scene. It was called “Sex and the City,”...
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May 25 2010
Talk about a rock 'n roll survivor: So far this year, Bret Michaels has suffered an appendicitis attack, heart problems and a massive brain hemmorhage.Then he turned around and won "Celebrity Apprentice"...
May 24 2010
It’s been nearly a quarter of a century since Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” made its debut in London’s West End and the show has remained a money-spinner...
art4341
May 23 2010
Over the course of the past year, judges Erin Buitendorp, Mary Cusack, Tom and Kathy Helma, Paul Wozniak and Ute Von Der Heyden have surveyed the local theater landscape to find the very best of the best....
May 22 2010
Robin Hood dodged the bullet. The Russell Crowe/Cate Blanchett epic (which received lukewarm reviews from critics) managed to take in $36 million at the box office last weekend not Iron Man 2 numbers,...
art4356
May 22 2010
So he stepped into the title role. By then, he’d already had plenty of preparation. “The whole time I was Raoul, I was the Phantom’s understudy as well,” Gleason said, calling from...
May 20 2010
Curtis Eller, The Jet Rodriguez, Husband & Wife and Sunil Sawani will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at (SCENE) Metrospace, 110 Charles St. in East Lansing. Cover is $5 at the door. Curtis Eller...
art4350
May 19 2010
In Muskegon, a frazzled family battles over whose turn it is to use the only bathroom in the house. In Madison, Wis., an elderly widow laments what she sees as the deterioration of her neighborhood. In...
art4352
May 19 2010
“Currently, BoarsHead is defunct, they are bankrupt. We’re not rescuing anyone,” he said. “The BoarsHead people are working hard to reconstitute themselves to once again be a viable...
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May 18 2010
The curtains closed on BoarsHead Theater Monday night as the Lansing Community College Board of Trustees voted not to pursue a proposed partnership with the now-bankrupt company.“We’re dead,”...
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May 14 2010
Emerald-green tights, sneering sheriffs and damsels-in-distress have no place in director Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood,” which is the latest in an ever-growing series of epics that “re-imagine”...
May 14 2010
One famous 'S' meets another as the imaginative publicists of next week's "Shrek Forever After" combine the signature green initial of Shrek with the Spartans' squared-off letter. Mike...