Sept. 11 2013
This weekend, Lansing will get a festive reminder that Old Town’s stretch of Grand River Avenue is also “el córazon del barrio chicano,” “the heart of the Chicano barrio.”
Sept. 11 2013
Thursday, SEPT. 12 >> Comedy 4 A Cause Tommy Thompson, a Minneapolis-based funnyman, leads the next round of Comedy 4 A Cause to benefit the Michigan Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired. Connxtions...
Sept. 10 2013
Tuesday, Sept. 10 — A peace demonstration, fittingly named “A Vigil for Peace — Opposing U.S. Military Action in Syria,” will be held Wednesday in East Lansing. It will take place...
Sept. 9 2013
Monday, Sept. 9 — Colorado-based New Belgium Brewing Co. invites Lansing to come worship at the temple of beer Wednesday as it unveils its new "Lips of Faith" series of brews paired with food samplings...
Sept. 5 2013
Thursday, Sept. 5 — Tonight the Lansing-based beer appreciation society I’m a Beer Hound hosts its latest beer-pairing event. This round will couple selections from the newly opened Cranker’s...
Aug. 29 2013
Thursday, Aug. 29 — The end-of-summer theme this year in Lansing is vanishing chicken. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. The giant chicken wings sticking up from the grass at Wentworth Park...
Aug. 28 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 28 — The Lansing area is rich in musical talent that reaches beyond Western confines of classical, jazz, folk and rock, often combining many of the above with an exotic flavor from...
Aug. 27 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 27 — The felted soap is nice, but the marshmallow catapults from a couple of years ago were awesome. The Lansing Art Gallery put a call out today for new artists to join one of its...
Aug. 26 2013
Monday, Aug. 25 — In a familiar rite of fall, Lansing’s permanent floating ark of folk music, the Ten Pound Fiddle, announced its 2013-14 season Sunday, mixing familiar and less well known...
Aug. 23 2013
Aug. 21, 2013 – When the World Bicuspid Conclave hits Honolulu, your average dentist can afford to go. But how does your average icon painter scrape up the dough to go to an icon painting workshop?...
Aug. 21 2013
The 8th annual Renegade Theatre Festival turned Lansing’s Old Town into a kaleidoscopic, life-sized arcade of make-believe places and characters last weekend, with no need to drop a quarter in to...
Aug. 21 2013
Placemaking is a wonky buzzword for the elusive moment when you walk around a corner and discover a concert in the park, a sculpture, a splash of fireworks, a lush garden, and plonk! A brick drops onto...
Aug. 21 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 21 — Facing up to a $30,000 loss in grant funding as a result of federal sequestration, Advent House Ministries is turning to public support to help fill the gap
Aug. 20 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 20 — It’s high summer in Michigan, but author and editor Ron Riekki isn’t out to promote the log-cabin, blue-water tourist-brochure view of the Upper Peninsula. Riekki and...
Aug. 19 2013
Monday, Aug. 19 – Individual tickets to most, but not quite all, of the Wharton Center’s 2013-14 season went on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. today. The season is heavy on Wharton’s...
Aug. 16 2013
Friday, Aug. 16 — Movie trailers really suck. Pound, pound, pound! Enter growly voice: This summer! The only woman he ever loved … was allergic to the only nipple he had left! Now is your...
Aug. 14 2013
Thursday, Aug. 14 — Its executive editor is gone and now the Lansing State Journal’s daily columnist was let go Friday as the Gannett-owned daily continues shedding staffers to save money....
Aug. 13 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 13 — On Thursday, WKAR-TV will record the first episode of its new sports talk show, “Current Sports.” The show will feature a live studio audience, and the show’s...
Aug. 13 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 13 — East Lansing City Council member Kevin Beard announced today that he would not seek a third term on the Council. Beard cited “professional opportunities” as the reason...
Aug. 12 2013
Last month, Lansing joined the great restaurant meccas of New York, San Francisco and Miami in dedicating a week to highlighting its local dining establishments. The first-ever Capital Area Restaurant...

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