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Temporary order bodes well for Friday’s court hearing
Nov. 8 2018
The Lansing dispensaries are among more than 200 statewide that got a reprieve last week from a state order to shut down by Nov. 1 because they were operating without a license. But an eleventh-hour temporary...
LansingArt
Are we asking too much or too little of public sculpture?
Nov. 8 2018
Last month, the unveiling of four proposed sculptures sparked a fresh discussion about public art in Michigan’s capital city.The arts community was overwhelmingly underwhelmed by four generic, emoji-like...
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Nov. 8 2018
Known for her signature style and socially conscious commentary, Gonzalez has long been an advocate of the LGBTQ community, long before it was acceptable to do so. Armed with a M.F.A in creative writing,...
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121/122 S. Grand Avenue
Nov. 8 2018
This two-story parcel at Grand Avenue and Allegan Street looks like any other downtown office building — except for the veritable jungle swallowing the interior. Heating ducts and lights have collapsed...
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Carol Koenig continues bid for public defender
Nov. 8 2018
But there is still the county ethics policy, which states: “Regardless of whether any commissioner has expressed any interest in a particular hiring or promotion, the Human Resources Department and...
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Nov. 8 2018
“Door Jam” sees old doors and furniture become one of a kind works of art
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Nov. 7 2018
Nearly 84 years since her death, the papers of Marie Curie’s laboratory will still be radioactive for another 1,500 years
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Nov. 6 2018
Documentaries of a struggling high school wrestling team in the rural South, troublesome rodents wreaking havoc on the Cajun coast and an introspective look at the debilitating effects of migraines come...
JoeBiden
Nov. 1 2018
If the Democrats’ Get Out the Vote rally at Lansing Community College today was any indication, Michigan Republicans should be very nervous about the outcome of Tuesday’s General Election
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Nov. 1 2018
“After Trump got elected in 2016, the engagement of the residents in Meridian Township, East Lansing and local Democratic activists, in general, was so high,” Brixie, the Meridian Township...
Nov. 1 2018
Aries (March 21-April 19) In 1994, Aries pop diva Mariah Carey collaborated with an associate to write the song "All I Want For Christmas Is You." It took them 15 minutes to finish it. Since then it has...
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Nov. 1 2018
“It’s not Halloween.” No, there’s actually nothing spooky or macabre about Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, at all. The centuries-old Mexican tradition, also widely...
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Nov. 1 2018
The DNA of American roots music is tightly wound in its sound, but listen to the Dustbowl Revival — performing Thursday at the Wharton Center — and you’ll often feel as if you’re...
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Nov. 1 2018
Both Lansing City Hall and the 2500 South Washington Office have a secure 24-hour drop box for any completed absentee ballot application or absentee ballot. As we get closer to Election Day, we encourage...
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Nov. 1 2018
Chávez Avenue for Old Town’s Arts Night Out? Luckily, you have one final chance this weekend before the recurring event wraps up for the year. Arts Night Out is a crafty amalgamation of live...
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Ravishing new mural an instant Old Town icon
Nov. 1 2018
Last Wednesday, Albuquerque-based artist Nanibah Chacon was perched in a cherry picker, dabbing yellow highlights onto a matrix of enormous strawberry drupelets. The wall, on the south side of Polka Dots...
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Nov. 1 2018
Since Tesco Vee formed The Meatmen back in 1981, he’s released a pile of records and become a staple of Lansing’s punk-rock history. However, for the last few years, he’s submerged himself...
FilmFest
Nov. 1 2018
Though founder Susan Woods doesn’t deliberately select pictures with a specific theme in mind, most of the marquee movies deal with a battle against prejudice, systemic injustice, or a journey to...
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Nov. 1 2018
John Lennox searched for a play with a “Rage Against the Machine” concept for the latest Lansing Community College theater production. After discarding “Sweeny Todd,” because of...
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East Lansing
Nov. 1 2018
No respondents correctly identified the Oct. 3 Eye for Design’s mural detail in The Cosmos & Zoobie’s Tavern (below) at 1200 N. Larch St.. in Lansing