March 15 2017
Superheroes have been a mainstay in popular culture for decades, but they seem to be all the rage these days. Superhero movies dominate the box office, but Lansing Community College’s latest theater...
Lansing Symphony, Berlinsky lift the lid on an epic Russian century
March 8 2017
The Lansing Symphony’s opener Saturday night, Soviet-era composer Alfred Schnittke’s Suite from “Dead Souls Register,” was like a 19th-century Russian music box rescued from the...
Gift party traditions make sure everyone goes home with a smile
Nov. 26 2014
It may seem like the list of people you have to buy for gets longer each year, but it’s possible to get something for everyone without going in the red and still making sure everyone gets included....
Swing and a miss for Riverwalk’s Stoppard adaptation
Oct. 9 2013
Like lemon cars, theatrical productions require the breakdown of multiple factors to be truly defective. In the case of Riverwalk Theatre´s current black box production of “The Real Thing,”...
LCC’s ‘Agnes of God’ puts faith through the wringer
Oct. 9 2013
On a black box stage, less is more. Three shrouds of ghostly gauze with projected wrought-iron outlines of Review stained glass windows convey the sense of a cloistered convent. Two chairs are enough furniture...
March 24 2011
If you plan on visiting an exhibitor after the show we strongly recommend that you call ahead. Some have open hours; others sell only by appointment or over the internet
Sept. 22 2010
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Tailgating beyond beer
Feb. 24 2010
For a perfect tailgate starter, try a fresh mimosa. The recipe can be as simple as pouring a pint of fresh orange juice and a bottle of sparkling wine into a pitcher. There is no point in spending big...
Black Box show gives insight to fiery world of publishing
March 26 2009
Most weeks when we’re interviewing a director, actor, stagehand, etc. for Theater Spotlights, we like to ask who is the intended audience for an upcoming production, and almost every time we get...
Jan. 21 2009
The election and inauguration of Barack Obama is seen by millions in this country and around the world as a reason to hope. As good citizens and as etiquette coaches, we include ourselves in this group....
Theater looks to keep good thing going this season
Sept. 9 2009
Lansing’s Riverwalk Theatre enters its 51st season with increased member support, expanded facilities and a slew of fresh awards from local critics. The community theater staple opens its 51st season...
Riverwalk expands into newly developed space
May 13 2009
Walking past shelves full of relocated objects in the prop room at Riverwalk Theatre last week, something caught Bill Helder’s attention. “For crying out loud; that harness used to hang in...

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