April 19 2017
“The Bodyguard” — Oct. 17-22 “An American in Paris” — Nov. 14-19 “Finding Neverland” — Dec. 12-17 “Waitress” — Jan. 23-28 “On...
Jan. 25 2017
Fisherking has been a staple of the Lansing punk rock scene, releasing a series of melodic hardcore discs, including “2 Songs,” the “Forget It” EP and its 2012 LP, “Ghost.”...
Jan. 18 2017
Ford Theatre Reunion returns to Mid-Michigan for a headlining show Saturday at the Fledge in Grand Ledge. Based in Lexington, Ky., the forever-touring group of road warriors, formed in 2008, is known for...
Jan. 11 2017
MSU’s Jazz Studies program celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a pair of concerts featuring MSU’s student jazz octets, as well as jazz faculty and special guests. “It’s...
Jan. 4 2017
Hot Mulligan, a Lansing-based emo/pop-punk quintet, releases its new EP, “Opportunities,” Saturday at Mac’s Bar. Also performing the all-ages show are Kayak Jones, Convenient Trash, Backpacks,...
Jan. 4 2017
Douglas McGrath first learned about Carole King thanks to a mistake. As a child, he and his sister were playing with some 45 RPM records when his sister misread the songwriting credit
MSU’s ‘And Away We Go’ comic romp with substance
Jan. 27 2016
Yes, MSU Department of Theatre’s latest production, Terrance McNally’s “And Away We Go,” is one of those cornucopia collage plays — a mélange, a mixture of bits and...
Jan. 13 2016
For those looking to escape the perils of perky pop drivel, Leather & Lace, The Avenue Café’s monthly Goth night, is the gloomiest ticket in town. Aside from absinthe specials, DJs Loren Pudvay...
‘All My Sons’ a grim reminder of war’s toll
Jan. 13 2016
With an unstable Middle East, North Korea’s alleged H- bomb testing and the unpredictable President Putin in charge over in Russia, it’s a perfect moment for Riverwalk Theatre Co. to resurrect...
Jan. 6 2016
In the wake of World War II, a family's backyard becomes the setting for further conflict in "All My Sons," by Arthur Miller, which hits the Riverwalk Theatre stage Thursday
Jan. 6 2016
Broadside, along with co-headliner 7 Minutes In Heaven, perform an all-ages show Jan. 14 at Mac’s Bar. Warming up the stage are Marina City, Winner Take All and Prima Vera. Based in Richmond, Va.,...
Clerk wants criminal investigation over county commissioner campaign finance fees, bounced check
Feb. 18 2015
Late campaign finance reports and a bounced check may have Ingham County Commissioner Bryan Crenshaw facing a criminal investigation and charges. Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum, a Democrat, has asked...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
Jan. 28 2015
Not all rock shows are organized solely to benefit musicians’ egos. The annual Greater Lansing Food Bank Benefit, now in its fifth year, has become an institution in the Lansing rock scene. The event...
Friday Jan. 30-31
Jan. 28 2015
Sometimes the most harmful racism isn’t the blatant kind, it’s the hidden kind that lurks just underneath the surface. Set in South Africa in the 1950s, Athol Fugard’s “ ‘Master...
Thursday, Jan. 8
Jan. 7 2015
Imagine a show combining the smart comedy of “Frasier” with all of the backbiting and name-calling of “Desperate Housewives.” This is the vision director Alex Freeman brings to...
‘Pippin’ revival wraps a message of simplicity in three-ring spectacle
Jan. 28 2015
Part of “Pippin’s” lasting appeal is its sense of defiance. The story defies convention and expectations, and this latest circus-inspired production frequently defies gravity. The cost...
Puppets deliver surprising tenderness in ‘Or You Could Kiss Me’
Jan. 28 2015
The online description of Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.´s current production, "Or You Could Kiss Me," accurately sums up its storyline about an aging couple who grapple with the impending death of...
Riverwalk’s ´The Sea Gull´ takes Chekhov out of Russia
Jan. 14 2015
Two gunmetal gray, stark cold cemetery benches flank the stage of Riverwalk Theatre, awaiting audience members who shuffle in from the gunmetal gray, stark cold Lansing winter. Welcome to Jean-Claude van...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
Jan. 7 2015
The Duhks at Ten Pound Fiddle, Friday, Jan. 16 The Duhks perform the first show of the Ten Pound Fiddle’s winter season. The Canadian band, known for its energetic modern folk sound, formed in...
Jan. 22 2014
THURSDAY, JAN. 23-SUNDAY, FEB. 23 >> ´The Lion in Winter´ at Williamston Theatre Last month we lost Peter O’Toole, “the untamed lion of King Street” himself. He received...

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