Dec. 18 2013
The usual thinking behind signing up for a university humanities class is “enrichment,” not “career establishment.”
Nov. 27 2013
Handmade birdhouses, jewelry boxes and wine bottle wind chimes neatly line one of the walls of the teeny art gallery. A small workbench rests in the corner, adorned with custom jewelry pieces, woodwork...
Nov. 20 2013
The 29th Annual Silver Bells in the City festivities include the Electric Light Parade, a holiday market, the State Christmas Tree lighting ceremony and live performances by Radio Disney performers. (No...
Nov. 11 2013
Monday, Nov. 11 — On Tuesday, Nov. 12, voting begins for the 2014 Celebrated Service Award. The award was created in 2012 by Grand Rapids-based theater chain Celebration! Cinema to recognize businesses...
Oct. 25 2013
Friday, Oct. 25 — If it’s two things that go with Halloween, it’s costumes and walking around. Why not throw a little drinking into the mix? This Saturday, Oct. 26, downtown Lansing will...
Sept. 25 2013
Tuesday, Sept. 24 — Overmedicated and underwhelmed, our culture has an undeniable obsession with pharmacists and prescription medication. Beverly Fishman presents her bizarre, but captivating commentary...
Sept. 18 2013
The motto for Old Town BluesFest has always seemed to be, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But what’s wrong with a little tweaking? As always, when BluesFest opens on Friday,...
Sept. 18 2013
As a first-time participant in the Grand Rapids ArtPrize competition (opening today and running through Oct. 6), Haslett artist Sarah Gilmore de Ruiter of Lansing found herself joining the buzz with a...
Sept. 18 2013
Wednesday, Sept. 18 — Today, the Department of Art, Art History and Design at Michigan hosts two guest lectures and another tomorrow. This is the first week of the guest lecture series for the 2013-‘14...
Aug. 27 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 27 — Michigan has been through the wringer. With bankruptcy in Detroit and a mess of an economy statewide, it’s clear the state could use a pick-me-up. So teenagers at REO Town-based...
Aug. 19 2013
Monday, Aug. 19 — U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, a leader in Congress when it comes to agriculture policy, swung by the Hunter Park GardenHouse on Lansing’s East Side this morning to promote stronger...

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