March 18 2019
Single tickets for the road company tour of the Broadway blockbuster “Hamilton” at the Wharton Center go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. The show runs May 14 through June 2
March 14 2019
Ixion Theatre Ensemble is no stranger to science fiction. Its last two productions, “Chalk” and “Welcome to the White Room,” delved into heady, cerebral concepts à la the...
March 14 2019
If you leave “Miss Saigon” without singing any of the songs, you’re not alone. The latest touring production of the Broadway revival, now running at the Wharton Center, has many things...
March 14 2019
Irish, Scottish and Cape Breton musicians coalesce for driving Celtic bravado with this award-winning quintet of musicians from far-flung places
March 14 2019
Lansing native Danny Black has been performing as a leprechaun in local and national gigs since 1979. He is a divisive character in the little people community
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March 14 2019
Offering hand-sliced meats, cheeses, vegetables and house made prostini, J-Dubb’s Signature Subs brings its “Super Slam” toasted sandwiches to Lansing from its Portland roots
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March 14 2019
Mighty Uke Day, the annual event dedicated to celebrating the ukulele, hosts its annual FUNdraiser March 24 at the Lansing Brewing Company. According to Ben Hassenger, aka “Michigan’s Ukulele...
March 14 2019
As a child, I recall visiting my uncle’s cottage near Whitefish Point nestled along the shores of Lake Superior. While my relatives played cards, I watched Canadian crime shows on a small black and...
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March 11 2019
Guillermo Delgado thought he would make a great Catholic priest, but after two years in seminary he was kicked out with a pink slip that read “No potential for priesthood.” Now, after a career...
March 7 2019
Lansing has a new fitness gym to give patrons the energy to combat the groggy bad habits of winter hibernation. Tri Fitness offers cross training, high intensity interval training, or HIIT, and a fitness...
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March 7 2019
When Particles Collide and TIm O'Shea come to Lansing
March 7 2019
Gargoyles, griffins, lions, bears, cherubs, eagles and praying monks. Oh my! All of these, and countless other decorative figures, adorn the buildings of Detroit. But until Oxford, Michigan, photographer...
Lansing Art Gallery’s college art show overflows with bold ideas
March 7 2019
This is art that makes you lean in, step back, circle around and lean in again
March 7 2019
“Miss Saigon,” one of Broadway’s longest-running shows from the same creative team behind “Les Misérables,” lands at the Wharton Center Tuesday
March 7 2019
The story of Joseph Merrick, one of history’s greatest medical oddities, is getting the Riverwalk Theatre treatment. The play doesn’t aim to shock: Merrick is portrayed without any visual deformities....
March 6 2019
Common Ground Music Festival is returning with more big name hip-hop acts. Just announced for June 30 are YG, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, Big Boi, 2 Live Crew and Trap Manny
Feb. 28 2019
All ages can experience the thrills of button mashing on the latest games and technology by the hour at Lansing’s first brick and mortar gaming-rental arcade. The building also stocks two pool tables,...
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Detroit blues legend plays ‘A Benefit for Lansing East Side Gateway’
Feb. 28 2019
Earlier this month, a devastating fire at Lansing Eastside Gateway (LEG) claimed the life of John Michael-Fredrick Bolan (July 3, 1975-Feb. 3, 2019) and also destroyed the building at 615 E. Kalamazoo...
Feb. 28 2019
I recently caught up with John Smolens, one the Upper Peninsula’s favorite writers. He’s in Boston accompanying his spouse who’s teaching at Merrimack College. He’s been there most...
Feb. 28 2019
They fly, they sing, they swing on ropes and vines. They even bounce on trampolines, but — most of all — they dance