March 9 2016
We seem to be living in an age where everything that’s old is new again. For proof, look no further than your local cinema, where almost every other film is a “reimagined” take on some...
Oct. 9 2015
FRIDAY, Oct. 9 — Downtown’s Lansing Art Gallery is set to premiere its latest exhibit, “Dwell,” which features a variety of works by artist Xia Gao. A native of China, Gao works...
Sept. 30 2015
Looking back, 2012 was a bit of a scary year. There were hurricanes, mass shootings, the advent of Obamacare and its alleged “death panels” — and all the while the ominous end of days...
Sept. 16 2015
The Greater Lansing Housing Coalition is hosting a retrospective exhibit that features a wide array of Leiserowitz’s works, spanning his entire career as an artist. Many people know Leiserowitz’s...
July 29 2015
The key to understanding how Bay City artist Mark Piotrowski executes his brand of vibrant and complex works is the concept of fractals, geometric shapes that repeat and scale, creating self-similar...
July 1 2015
If you’re unfamiliar with topography, it is, simply put, the art or science of making maps that illustrate the height or shape of a particular expanse of land. Artist Elisa Schmidt has attempted...
June 3 2015
Great things always seem to come in pairs: peanut butter and jelly, Hall & Oates and Calvin and Hobbes, just to name a few. And while the individual components of famous pairings are extremely enjoyable...
May 13 2015
A unique take on pizza and fancy beer aren’t the only new things Sam Short and company have brought to Lansing with the Cosmos and the Beer Grotto. Visitors to either place have certainly noticed...
April 29 2015
It’s no secret that comic book creators Jack Kirby and Stan Lee were aping the formula created by DC Comic’s “Justice League” books when they set out to create “The Avengers”...
April 15 2015
Located in a modest-sized house on North Sycamore Street, Loaves and Fishes Ministries has been offering Lansingeuro;s homeless a place of hope and healing since 1982
March 25 2015
Mythologist, writer and lecturer Joseph Campbell spent a fair amount of time convincing people of the timeless qualities found in myths and what our interpretations of their meaning can mean to us. He...
March 18 2015
Graphic design can be a peculiar art form, especially in terms of appreciation for the people behind it. Teams of artists can put hours of effort into the creation of project that, upon completion, has...
Feb. 25 2015
Cadillac-based artist Cynthia Foley smiled warmly at a crowd of wide-eyed attendees at the opening reception of her new exhibit, “Imagining Context: Seeing and Being Seen,” which opened Friday...
Feb. 18 2015
The mainstream comics industry is something of a mess these days. The big two, Marvel and DC Comics, are so busy grooming their characters in hopes of making millions of dollars with movie adaptations...
Jan. 28 2015
For the last 14 years, Old Town’s MICA Gallery has celebrated Valentine’s Day with its “Burning Desires” event, a live reading of poetry exploring all the complexities and pleasures...
Jan. 7 2015
The world of culinary arts is replete with all sorts of accouterments featuring potatoes, the fourth largest food crop in the world, but it has seldom found a home within the confines of a frame. Sure,...
Dec. 31 2014
There is something decidedly retro about Lansing’s REO Town. Granted, it’s a revitalized corner of town built on the historic grounds where some of the world’s first automobiles were...
Dec. 10 2014
While browsing the eclectic works along the walls of East Lansing’s Saper Galleries, it’s easy to feel like you’ve tumbled down one hell of a cultural rabbit hole. The pieces come from...
Dec. 3 2014
Just as the Justice League recruits rising talents who fight for the forces of good, so shall the world of graphic novels and visual storytelling greet its newest champions at East Lansing’s Hollow...
Dec. 3 2014
The Holidays are here in Greater Lansing and with them comes a deluge of events and activities with a little something for everybody. There is so much to do that even the anti-Santa spirit Krampus would...

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