Jan. 10 2019
Harps are materializing in music well outside the classical world, including tracks by Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Björk and Yoko Ono
Romanian orchestra stops at Wharton on first U.S. tour
Jan. 10 2019
The musicians — most of whom are younger than the maestro — perform with a folk-inflected, heady spice that steamed up from a small Central European country in the 20th century, slipped under...
Jan. 10 2019
Takoyaki is a unique Japanese snack that you can order as an appetizer at AI Fusion Sushi & Grill. It consists of a fried dough ball, filled with crunchy octopus and glazed with Takoyaki sauce —...
'Very difficult decision;' search begins immediately
Jan. 10 2019
Taking over the entire museum for several weeks, “The Transported Man” ran the gamut from a jaw-dropping upside-down, lifesized elephant sculpture by Daniel Firman to a tent full of real, flashing...
Jan. 10 2019
Nancy Pelosi is back as U.S. House speaker and it’s not because new U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Holly, voted for her
Jan. 10 2019
It’s no coincidence that three Michigan Notable Book-recognized authors, Richard Ford, Michael Zadoorian and Josh Malerman, had their work turned into movies this past year
Public-private partnership drives construction plans
Jan. 10 2019
Lansing Mayor Andy Schor is anxious to break ground on a downtown performing arts center. Larger cities like Grand Rapids and Detroit for decades have stolen away concert crowds that might have otherwise...
'This is our mainstream. These are our stories.'
Jan. 10 2019
Sav Smith and Stephanie Onderchanin are producing a web series centered on the drama and lives of Lansing’s eastside neighborhood LGBTQIA community. While two episodes have been shot so far, a fundraising...
Jan. 10 2019
As part of its Winter Speaker Series, Michigan Women Forward (formerly the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame) will host Michigan state historian Valerie Marvin for a talk about early Michigan women in...
Supervisor: Prohibition could be lifted
Jan. 8 2019
Despite widespread voter support, elected officials in Delta Township have turned their backs on the recreational marijuana market with a unanimous vote to ban the industry within their borders
Wood backtracks on 2016 election criticism
Jan. 8 2019
Overcoming the sentiments she expressed two years that a candidate for reelection should not be president of the Lansing City Council, Carol Wood accepted a second term as the Council’s head last...
Jan. 7 2019
Ingham County Commissioner Mark Grebner said it’s a necessity for public officials to use private email to conduct public business. Otherwise, he argues, nothing would get done
Jan. 5 2019
Kari Holmes brings her country charm and roots rock through a pop lens to Tequila Cowboy for the debut of her self-released EP, “You’re My Everything.”
Peter Spadafore expected to nab vice presidency
Jan. 4 2019
A new vice president will likely be installed on Lansing’s City Council next week, but not without the vehement objection of one councilwoman who’d much rather have her son take the job
Jan. 4 2019
The female-fronted Avon Bomb brings its rock, pop and funk fervor to the Green Door stage for four hours of revelry
Jan. 3 2019
Ladies and gentlemen, I ate far more pizza than I should have this year. I won’t apologize for some bonkers legendary meals that I was lucky enough to annihilate, but it begs the question I now ask...
Jan. 3 2019
The freshly minted year of 2019 holds a lot of promise for the Greater Lansing arts and entertainment scene. Yes, the end of December is painfully dull as things go dormant for the holidays. Nobody wants...
Jan. 3 2019
Jeff Guinn writes about good friends Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and, eventually, Harvey Firestone in “Vagabonds.” Beginning in 1914, the triumvirate of inventors went on a road trip to the Florida...
Jan. 3 2019
On the ground floor of a pole barn style structure is Lansing’s latest hangout for all things caffeine. opened up Dec. 17 below the Ministry Ink tattoo parlor on the west side. Both businesses are...