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...
Dec. 21 2016
If you were asked to describe yourself, what would you say? For many, our self-descriptors are a conglomerate of hobbies, beliefs, social circles, and identities. Regardless of whether these identities...
Sept. 21 2016
Michigan LGBTQ students began this school year without a clear, statewide policy to protect them. That’s despite the fact that this past February, the Michigan State Board of Education (MSBE) released...
Ixion Theatre highlights local writers in ‘Secrets’
May 25 2016
“Secrets,” this year’s installment of Ixion Theater’s annual bouquet of locallywritten one-act plays, had an off-stage prelude. The group Review requested submissions from local...
April 20 2016
Just like I shouldn’t have to tell you to check out the “Mona Lisa” next time you’re in Paris, I shouldn’t have to tell you to check out Cosmos’ pizzas. (If you want...
Wash down your Halloween haul with these wine selections
Oct. 14 2015
Some serious shenanigans are about to go down at the end of the month
Talented cast shines despite lackluster script
Sept. 16 2015
For contemporary audiences, these plays move slowly, lack any real conflict and rely on tired gags that do not get funnier with repetition. “Barefoot in the Park” is rife with these problems,...
Lansing online school; 7 teachers, $9.6 M budget
Sept. 24 2014
One of the newest charter schools in Lansing has no school building or buses. There’s 372 students enrolled and seven teachers. The statewide web-based school will cost Michigan taxpayers $11.1...
Dec. 4 2013
There has been an increase of late in letters to our local paper calling for a national balanced budget amendment. The fact that they have appeared in clusters suggest a campaign by some entity. For the...
May 21 2014
There was a legislative hearing last week to change how public bodies tell us about proposed tax increases, zoning changes in our neighborhoods, new water rates and hundreds of other government actions...
Why would Rogers give up Congress for radio? The answer lies in the military-industrial complex.
April 2 2014
Mike Rogers, powerful chairman of the House intelligence Committee, assured of reelection from an ultra safe Michigan district, at the pinnacle of his career, plans to walk away from Congress to do a talk...
Symphony, choirs work up a passionate Mozart ‘Requiem’
Nov. 13 2013
Back in the Oldsmobile days, the annual swarming of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra with the three MSU choral groups was a bit of a slog, even if you weren’t related to one of the 400-odd performers...
Jan. 15 2014
“What we’re really looking to do with makedodrink is leverage existing assets and create a sense of place for people in the creative class to come together to share best practices,” said...
Lansing author explores the case of the Cleveland Strangler
Oct. 24 2012
A chat with local author Steve Miller about his new true-crime book "Nobody’s Women" can take some disturbingly dark turns. He knows this genre isn't everyone’s bag
Oct. 3 2012
Even the most market crazy economist believes that for markets to work their magic there needs to be accurate information available for consumers. Joseph Stiglitz got his Nobel recognition precisely for...
Oct. 17 2012
Meredith Chivers is the sixth speaker in MSU's semester-long series "Whom You Love: the biology of sexual orientation," which aims to demonstrate that homosexuality is a natural occurrence in humans
Oct. 31 2012
Previews for Williamston's "Dark Nights in Billtown" and LCC's "Ragtime."
March 13 2013
He is completely unaware of what he is doing when he does it, and I have been able to wake him up (when I have been lucid enough) as it is happening (if it lasts that long). He does masturbate in his sleep...
Drama poses provocative questions about passion
Sept. 28 2011
director Chad Badgero promises that “no situation is simply black or white,” and in “Blackbird," Doak Bloss and Angela Mishler confirm this in a production that leaves the audience emotionally...
1 2 3

Subscribe to Our Newsletter