March 22 2017
The Devil’s Cut, returning to Lansing after a U.S. tour, headlines a roster of rock ‘n’ rollers Saturday evening at the Avenue Café. The show was supposed to be the band’s...
March 15 2017
A man of many aliases — Dabrye, James T. Cotton, SK-1 — Tadd Mullinix is known for a unique sounds that features hip-hop and acid techno influences and beautifully crafted abstract beats
March 15 2017
SATURDAY, MARCH 18 >> CORNED BEEF DINNER AT GROVENBURG UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
March 1 2017
The Irish duo of Tim O’Shea (guitar/vocals) and Philip Crickard (fiddle/mandolin) performs Saturday at the Robin Theatre in REO Town. The pair, now on tour across the United States in celebration...
Aug. 17 2016
Last week the mayor reconvened the "Keep GM Blue Ribbon Committee" in an emergency attempt to convince Westside
Aug. 17 2016
In the basement of the Creole Gallery, where owner Robert Busby, 60, was found dead Feb. 27, a few of Busby's own creations gathered dust for years. In one haunting tableau, Busby re-created his boyhood...
Arrests soar after crackdown at S. Washington Park Apartments
March 30 2016
“You may not see us there, but we are there,” Lansing Police Chief Michael Yankowski, told residents and the City Council on March 11. He was addressing persistent crime issues at the apartment...
‘Motortown’ an unflinching look at psychological toll of war
March 23 2016
“Motortown” is not the kind of play that one likes, in the same way one shouldn’t like a film like “A Clockwork Orange.” Admire, certainly, but like? Nope. Lansing Community...
March 23 2016
Lansing-based thrash-metal outfit Tyrant releases its new EP, “Black Hand,” Friday at the Loft. The all-ages show also includes sets from the Revenant, Aphotic and Heed the Assailant. Tyrant,...
March 16 2016
Lansing sludgy-rock duo Red Teeth have been a fixture on the local music scene, on and off, since 2002. Originally performing under the name King of the Monsters, the pair rebranded as Red Teeth and honed...
March 16 2016
“The play is all about how Agnes Evans is trying to learn a little bit about her sister,” said Jeff Croff, artistic director of Ixion Theatre and director of this production. “She lost...
‘Motown the Musical’ delivers the classics with modern polish
March 16 2016
The first time I heard most of the songs that were featured in "Motown the Musical," was through a tiny plastic earpiece attached to a small, Japanese transistor radio tuned to a local '60s radio station
‘The Women of Lockerbie’ explores grief, recovery in the wake of terrorism
March 9 2016
Before Sept. 11, 2001, there was Dec. 21, 1988 when Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 passengers on board and 11 people on the ground
Singers shine in ‘The Secret Garden’
March 9 2016
Now that Peppermint Creek Theatre Co. is ensconced in the Miller Performing Arts Center, it faces a Review problem familiar to nonprofit theater companies: its ambitions are bigger than its performance...
March 9 2016
Legendary dirty-south rap pioneer Scarface (real name Brad Jordan) headlines Saturday at Fahrenheit Concert Venue. Known for both his acclaimed solo discography and his stint in the iconic group Geto Boys,...
March 9 2016
Grand Ledge lets its Irish pride shine with two days of St. Patrick’s Day events. The weekend kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday with music and dancing with the Glen Erin Pipe Band at the Grand Ledge Opera...
Potter Park rally reflects new energy and old ideals
Sept. 23 2015
On Sunday, many hundreds of Mid- Michigan peace activists will march at Potter Park Zoo to celebrate the International Day of Peace. Among the activities will be the planting of a “peace pole,”...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
March 4 2015
The Avenue Café is becoming known for its Americana-punk shows thanks to Steve King. The café’s event manager has a knack for bringing in banjowielding troubadours from across the country....
'Xerxes' brings delicate Baroque opera to MSU
March 25 2015
It´s a heady week for music winos. For the first time in MSU Opera Theatre´s history, director Melanie Helton is going all the way to the back of the cellar and uncorking the really good stuff...
March 25 2015
Siren song Thursday, March 26 Twenty-five years of marriage can take a toll on a relationship, but leave it to mythological Greek temptresses to spice things up. The play “Sirens”...

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