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Eye For Design: May 18, 2021

The last Eye for Design (below) was first identified by Janet Pendleton. The detail an expansive masonry grid - belongs to the Fountain Place Apartments building in REO Town. Taking up nearly half of …
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Cirque Italia

Water Circus I: Silver Unit Thursday, May 19 – Sunday, May 22 Ingham County Fairgrounds 700 E. Ash St. Mason silver.cirqueitalia.com Cirque Italia brings a jaw-dropping, European-style …

Flash in the Pan: Fun with squeezed spinach

I love buying spinach at the farmers market in spring. There is great variety to be found, from dainty babies to long-stemmed beefsteaks.
Lansterdam in Review: Ascend Cannabis

New pot shop takes over old East Lansing car dealership

A new marijuana dispensary is set to open its doors next week on the western edge of East Lansing. And while there will certainly be a wide assortment of weed lining its shelves, the staff at Ascend …

Two books dig deeper into Bath School massacre

Today, May 18, many Bath, Michigan, residents will wake up knowing it’s the 95th anniversary of the Bath School massacre, which remains the worst school disaster in U.S. history.  The …
Turn it down! Loud dispatches from Lansing's music scene

Lansing area bands contribute to Guided By Voices tribute album

Matt Carlson is known locally for his singer/guitarist work in The Stick Arounds, and his solo. project, Harborcoat, expanded his rock ’n roll workload when he founded Phonophore Records. Even …

LSO goes where no one has gone before in season closer

Is there anything new under the Sun? The first minutes of “Earthrise,” the world premiere of a cosmic-themed work by LSO composer-in-residence Patrick Harlin, left room for …

Taking it to the streets: Navigating the 59th East Lansing Art Festival

After the East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) went digital in 2020, and then hosted a smaller footprint in 2021, local art aficionados can rest assured that the 59th annual event is returning and is …
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Fraudulent petition signature gatherers must be prosecuted

Camped out in front of the CATA bus station off Kalamazoo Street with a couple of clipboards, a guy who claimed to be from St. Louis, Missouri, asked me to sign a petition. 

News Highlights from last 7 days: May 18, 2022

The newly released video appears to show DeAnthony Thomas-Scott VanAtten leaving the Lake Lansing Road Meijer in East Lansing April 25 without paying for a few ears of sweet corn before he was shot and injured by two cops in the parking lot.
She Ate, He Ate

Square One brings a breakfast lover’s nirvana to Hannah Plaza

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TWIGS takes care of everyday tasks for cancer patients
When Elizabeth Read’s mother passed after nearly three years of fighting pancreatic cancer, her grief left her wanting to help …
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Shawn Maxwell 
Friday, May 13  7 – 10 p.m. UrbanBeat 1213 Turner St., …
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Life Changing Albums: Alfonso Civile of Heartsick talks ‘The Crow’
After its formation back in 2000, Know Lyfe quickly became a heavy hitter in Lansing’s metal scene. From there, the band took …
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Kerouac and Kesey hit milestones 
Two important American novels, both penned by counterculture icons, celebrate significant anniversaries this year, and both authors …
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‘White Nights’ delivers captivating Michigan mystery
While on vacation in the Upper Peninsula, odd couples Laurel and Arnie and  Claire and Charles unwittingly become amateur …
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