Retiring director Maureen Hirten embraced change as director of CADL
March 8 2017
The Capital Area District Libraries system has gone through some changes since Maureen Hirten became executive director in 2011, but the heart of the job hasn’t changed
Local wine expert brings spotlight on Metro Lansing
Feb. 22 2017
If you live somewhere in southeast Michigan, there’s a good chance you say you’re “from Detroit” when talking to someone from outside the area
Remembering former Lansing Symphony maestro Gustav Meier
June 8 2016
Soft-spoken, Swiss-born Gustav Meier looked the part of the maestro, with an elegant profile and silver hair that whipped to and fro on demand. But Meier, who died May 26 at 86, was an excited kid in...
Staff changes and big questions loom as Broad Museum marks its third birthday
Oct. 7 2015
To be thrown into an identity crisis at the age of 3 is a little early, but that’s what is happening to MSU’s Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum as it nears its third birthday, coming in November
MSU memorial evokes life and spirit of Michael Rush
June 17 2015
“Art is long, life is short.” Michael Rush, the Broad Art Museum’s founding director, was not a fan of clichés, but the ancient Roman dictum was too apt for MSU President Lou Anna...
Equality Michigan once again seeking a leader
April 15 2015
For the fifth time in less than a decade, the statewide gay rights organization Equality Michigan is without an executive director, after last week’s departure of Emily Dievendorf. Dievendorf had...
Feb. 11 2015
Friedland Industries wins Outstanding Small Business Award Friedland Industries received the Greater Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Small Business Award at the chamber’s...
April 15 2015
Located in a modest-sized house on North Sycamore Street, Loaves and Fishes Ministries has been offering Lansingeuro;s homeless a place of hope and healing since 1982
Standing ovation for Beachler at interactive annual theater awards
Aug. 20 2014
The 2014 City Pulse Pulsars, recognizing the best in Lansing theater, were handed out Monday night at Over the Ledge Theatre in Grand Ledge. Kelly Stuible and Veronica Gracia- Wing hosted the evening’s...
Michael Rush, founding director of MSU’s Broad Museum, dies at 65
April 1 2015
Time-based art, especially video and performance art, was an obsession for Michael Rush. The first exhibit Rush curated as founding director of MSU´s Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum captured dozens...
Jan. 14 2015
General Motors introduced its new Lansing-built Cadillac CTS-V at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. With a 640 hoursepower engine, the CTS-V has been called the most powerful Cadillac...
2014-’15 Lansing theater goes from tap-dancing Frankenstein to fetish footwear
Sept. 3 2014
Like cars and clothes, the theater sees its fair share of retro. This year’s season of over 50 theater productions includes revivals of classic plays, fairy tales, book-to-stage, screen-to-stage...
‘Leaving Iowa’ director celebrates milestone with Riverwalk comedy
Feb. 5 2014
A typical community theater show usually takes about two months of work from first rehearsal through closing night. If you take that as your average, actor/ director Michael Schacherbauer has spent 200...
LEAP representatives promote Lansing at SXSW, look for ideas
March 12 2014
Last weekend, three members of the Lansing Economic Area Partnership flew to Austin, Texas, to attend the annual music, film and technology showcase South by Southwest. Steve Willobee, director of business...
June 12 2013
Transparency declaration: I like food!! The older I get, the more time I attend to it and the more I find myself savoring good food — grown and produced with care, cooked with attention to detail,...
How to choose the best summer camp for your child
April 16 2014
Summer vacation 2014 is only two months away and summer camp slots are filling up fast. In this section, you’ll find the first-ever City Pulse Summer Camp Guide, detailing a wide selection of camps...
Filling a vacancy when Hertel leaves, inauguration no-shows and saying goodbye to Ingham County’s director of animal control
Jan. 22 2014
It’s highly likely Ingham County Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel Jr. will resign mid-term to become state senator next year (the 23rd District has a 2-to-1 Democratic base) and replace Gretchen Whitmer
Lansing musician zips between orchestra pits in Lansing and Broadway
June 4 2014
Musical theater runs in the family for Jonathan Smith. In March, the Lansing native — and son of prolific Lansing band director and musician John Dale Smith — joined the elite ranks of the...
Nov. 7 2012
Broad ART Museum Director Michael Rush, Performance curator Dan Hirsch, Broad Museum curator Alison Gass and Deputy Director Min Jung Kim
Michigan State University associate professor of acting receives Distinguished Professor award
June 6 2012
Rob Roznowski, Michigan State University associate professor of acting, was named Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year by the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan. The award recognizes...

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