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Dec. 28 2016
In 2016, lovers of classical and jazz music in Greater Lansing were again dazzled by dozens of superb local musicians who are also national names — or could be, if they cared to live in a city...
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Dec. 28 2016
Moon built nearly 300 buildings over a 60-year career, only about 30 of which survive. His own house was one of his best. The porch, a curvy confection of gingerbread with many sculptured details and its...
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Dec. 22 2016
“Once he wasn’t able to come here every day, we knew it wouldn’t be long. This was his life. He was a fighter, but this time I think he just let go.”
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Dec. 21 2016
There were no festive add-ons, no guest vocalists, not even a stocking or candy cane in sight, but the MSU Professors of Jazz opened up a bottomless, Santa-sized sack of swing for a packed and delighted...
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Dec. 14 2016
The more they dread Stark, the better she likes it. At 86, she is Exhibit A in her own long-running class on dealing with workplace diversity
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Dec. 7 2016
Designer birdhouses, punk rock, luminescent organisms, rare isotopes, worm eating and virtual reality are a few of the sugarplums dancing in the head of Marc- Olivier Wahler, the new director of Michigan...
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Dec. 7 2016
A six-course banquet that lightens your heart, instead of giving you acid reflux, sounds like a miracle. The Brandenburg Concertos of Johann Sebastian Bach start at miraculous and go upward from there
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Dec. 7 2016
Bassist Rufus Reid looked bemused when he took the stage in a cavernous conference room at the lavish headquarters of the MSU Federal Credit Union Monday night
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Dec. 7 2016
Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum is planning to lease a space across Grand River Avenue where it will showcase art from the former Kresge Art Museum, the Broad’s new director, Marc-Olivier...
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Dec. 7 2016
Last month, the new director of Michigan State University’s Broad Art Museum, Marc-Olivier Wahler, talked with City Pulse’s Lawrence Cosentino about a range of topics, from the relation between...
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Nov. 23 2016
They’ve played jazz festivals, Japanese temples and Joe’s Pub in New York — and that’s just the “j’s.” They plumb the thorniest thickets of Beethoven and the Björkiest...
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Nov. 16 2016
A bass solo by Rodney Whitaker starts with a handful of notes that float into the air like a question. Urgently yet carefully, his hands reach out for a response. Melodies and countermelodies dart up and...
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Nov. 9 2016
In my imagination, a cynic poked his head into the Wharton Center late Friday night just to scoff at the happy, wall-to-wall buzz that followed the Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s big choral concert
Nov. 2 2016
As mezzo-soprano soloist in the “Ode to Joy,” the delirious climax of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Jazimina MacNeil will be one-fourth of a tiny but critical nucleus in a vast choral...
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Oct. 26 2016
Michigan State Medical Society 129 W. Saginaw St., East Lansing Architect: Minoru Yamasaki
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Oct. 26 2016
It’s a mundane mix of medical offices and nonprofit organizations, the kind of building I’ve biked past all my life without noticing, but something about it called out to me. The lowslung,...
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Oct. 12 2016
When rays of recombination zap the venerable genes of jazz tradition, fresh mutations vibrate into being
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Oct. 12 2016
Russell Malone’s Gibson Super 400, a dark, resonant cavern of a guitar, contains many mansions of sound
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Oct. 12 2016
Some scary things have happened on the floor of Michigan’s Senate and House of Representatives. What’s happening under the floor is none too reassuring, either
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Oct. 5 2016
To save space, here is the political news and the weather, in one report: It’s pouring excrement with no end in sight. Hm. How’s the weather in Spain?