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Sept. 21 2017
Local teacher creates unique pieces for ArtPrize Marissa Tawney Thaler is a veteran ArtPrize-er; she knows where to find the best of the best, and she should, seeing as this is her third year as an...
Aug. 31 2017
Placemaking for regional revitalizationThe Arts Council of Greater Lansing helps to create community In the last few years, Lansing has seen a huge volume of urban revitalization projects. Old Town, REO...
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Aug. 24 2017
Reality CapturedSaper Galleries displays hyperrealistic artwork When I walked into Saper Galleries on Monday, Roy Saper, the gallery’s owner, was wrestling with an elegant Eames Lounge Chair,...
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Aug. 17 2017
The first solar eclipse since the ‘90s visible in LansingOn Monday, from 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. people across Lansing will cock their heads and aim their eyes at the sun to marvel at a blinding corona...
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Aug. 17 2017
Aug. 17 - 19 Thursday marks the 72nd consecutive summer the citizens of DeWitt have come together to celebrate the Annual DeWitt Ox Roast. Hosted by the DeWitt Memorial Association, the festival will...
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Aug. 10 2017
Folk music is an American tradition, one with complex sub-genres that fit together and create the blanket genre of traditional arts. But in a confusing twist, “folk” often brings to mind a...
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Aug. 9 2017
From left to right: Mac Doyle, Will McPeek, Jake Matter and Nick LaForge. Courtesy Photo After catching up a little and working through a few pre-interview questions like “Should we swear?”...
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Aug. 3 2017
Aug. 7-8 We’ve all seen “Footloose” and probably questioned the legitimacy of the film’s dancing ban. What seems like a totalitarian fantasy is actually based on a true story....
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Aug. 3 2017
Local yoga instructor competes nationally For some, the words “yoga” and “competition” might not go together. Their combination might even seem confusing. However, for Ann Chrapkiewicz,...
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July 27 2017
Tips and tricks for those looking for a healthy boostHealth food isn’t just a trend, it’s the new norm. As mainstream grocery stores incorporate organic sections into their floorplans, it’s...
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July 27 2017
-- July 28 As a young emcee from California, Sareem Poems started the hip-hop group L.A. Symphony, describing the outfit as “the west-coast Wu-Tang without the profanity and drug addiction.”...
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July 26 2017
Mayor Virg Bernero announces plans to renovate REO Town properties at 1101 and 1103 South Washington Ave. They will be home to Sleepwalker Spirits and Ale along with Wheel House Studio—a ceramic...
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July 17 2017
Every summer, Lansing totes out its projectors and lawn chairs to fill downtown with the sounds of “Willy Wonka,” “Space Jam” and the like, for outdoor movie screenings. Since...
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July 13 2017
July 14 & 15 The word "scrapyard" brings to mind rusted-out hulls of gas-guzzling Cadillacs and swaying pillars of sheet metal, piled up in an eerie lot. But Old Town’s ScrapFest turns this image...
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July 12 2017
An artist's rendering of the future park.Courtesy Donuts go well with coffee, milk, even hash browns and bacon, as well as one other thing: parks. Andrew Gauthier, owner of Groovy Donuts, thinks
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July 9 2017
Photos by Scott V Photography/scottvphotography.com I thought I was ready for Common Ground. But as I read the FAQ section on their site I was promptly skunked. I came across
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July 6 2017
Rozwell Kid does everything right. They’ve released four full-length albums since 2011, a slew of EPs and splits, and have toured with heavy-hitters like the Menzingers, PUP and Jeff Rosenstock....
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July 6 2017
With two full-length albums tucked neatly in their discography, 2014’s “Drugs to Roses” and 2016’s “Panacea,” the Legal Immigrants are a whirlwind of genre-phobic crunch....
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July 6 2017
Maddog Mcgraw’s newest full-length release, “Green Beret,” does everything a hip-hop album should. Full of dissonant, Method Man “Tical” like beats, and packed with slicing...
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June 29 2017
Mikeyy Austin is quick. His rhymes are quick, his wit is quick he even picks up the phone quickly, only letting it ring once before answering for this interview. And at only 20 years old, the Lansing hip-hop...