April 19 2017
Michigan-folk troubadours Mike Vial and Jen Sygit share a double bill Thursday at the Robin Theatre. Vial is celebrating the release of his fourth disc, “A World That’s Bigger
Aug. 17 2016
When the phone call came last Sunday, left for us to discover on our phone answering machine, it was from the Baghdad International Airport. His voice, deeper now, with a chuckle announcing he was on his...
Will the Zika virus spoil your summertime fun?
June 8 2016
As I write this column, spring — or what feels like summer — is finally here in the great Midwest. After more than a few false starts, it looks like the days that we all long for during the...
Dec. 30 2015
When couples tie the knot, many changes are in store, many compromises will be made and many lasting memories will be created. But in the weeks and months before their big days, couples can easily get...
Dad and the Kennedys among longest-serving AG's biggest influences
Oct. 21 2015
At 90, Frank Kelley walks with a cane, but his mind is sharp and his spirit remarkably high considering that just this month his wife, Nancy, died at 67
Bernero snubs Council, keeps appointee on board
July 15 2015
Despite having his reappointment nomination withdrawn late Monday afternoon by Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, Lansing Board of Water and Light Commissioner Anthony McCloud will continue to serve in his position
Reflections on the memory of Lansing theater icon Addiann Hinds
Oct. 15 2014
Over the past several days since the mid- Michigan theater community learned of the death to cancer of beloved multi-talented icon, Addiann Hinds, there have been many quiet, reflective conversations remembering...
Saturday, May 2
April 29 2015
It’s that time of year for ladies to bust out their hoop skirts and gentlemen to prepare for the annual mustache contest as Victorian Days returns to Grand Ledge. Victorian Days, now in its 19th...
Joshua davis reflects on ‘the voice,’´ looks to the future
May 27 2015
Joshua Davis’ improbable run on “The Voice” ended on May 19’s season finale, with the former Lansing resident and Steppin’ In It frontman finishing in third place behind champion...
March 19 2014
Hurtling toward Ruin LCC drama brings to life the final days of Dylan Thomas By Mary Cusack Rage is all the rage in Lansing Community College’s production of “Dylan,” a play...
The past becomes a haunting refrain in 'Follies'
May 30 2012
With its tattered black curtains, chipped and dusty proscenium and an assortment of grungy props and scenery pieces strewn around the stage, the Riverwalk Theatre looks like it’s seen better days....
'Dead' in Williamston: Plus, Riverwalk Theatre gets frosty in ‘Terra Nova’
Oct. 5 2011
extreme reality show. The central character is Eldon Phelps, a man who gets $1 million to spend over seven days as camera crews follow him around and broadcast his spending on national television. However,...
April 11 2012
The Ingham County Circuit Court is making its presence known these days by raising legal questions about the laws coming out of the Capitol this session. At least six times in the last seven weeks, the...
Here’s a pair of ‘kid’ movies adults shouldn’t overlook
Nov. 23 2011
Happy holidays, everybody. While children will enjoy The Muppets for the slapstick and perennially cuddly characters, like Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, the heartiest laughter at the preview screening...
An aggregator of Lansing government happenings
Dec. 2 2009
Though the Bernero administration gave most of the information to the media last week, the proposal given to Council Monday night was slightly more detailed and puts on paper the administration’s...
T-shirts advertising a state worker furlough “tour” are selling like hotcakes, but the designer says it’s not a symbol of protest
Aug. 5 2009
“Friday Aug. 7, Friday Aug. 21, Friday Sept. 4.” It sounds like the schedule of a touring rock band, but for state employees in Michigan, those dates mean much more
June 24 2009
Whoops...it seems he was actually on the other Tiffany’s site watching and rewatching "Tiffany Gives Heidi Her Sponge Bath." Yeah, right...he only watched porn in his "younger days" like last week,...
Aug. 12 2009
“(500) Days of Summer” is a refreshing antidote to today’s formulaic plague of romantic comedies, which usually involve a woman dating or marrying the wrong man (or vice versa) or two...
May 27 2009
Frontier Days The 39th annual festival oers visitors a ea market, rodeos and pageants to help put the Old West back in Mid-Michigan. Charlotte. (517) 543-3325 www.charlottefrontierdays.com. Sept. 17
Fran's House & Rudy's Kitchen/See's Candies
Feb. 24 2012
If See's Candies doesn't sound familiar, think back to the days of "I Love Lucy." Remember the episode in which Lucy and Ethel are working at a candy factory and stuff their mouths with chocolates while...

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