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Oct. 3 2018
Smoke is rising from the Eastside in the best way possible. Sporting a wood-burning pizza oven, smokehouse, 23 taps and up to five beers brewed on site, Arcadia Ales and Smokehouse is open after nearly...
Sept. 27 2018
Aries (March 21-April 19) Electra is an action-packed story written by ancient Greek playwright Sophocles. It features epic characters taking drastic action in response to extreme events
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Sept. 27 2018
Meg Golz and Eve Wilczewski, of the Madison, Wisconsinbased duo Seasaw, started off as co-workers, then became best friends and ultimately evolved into musical partners
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New book offers in-depth look at life of Big Star's Chris Bell
Sept. 27 2018
Rich Tupica, author of City Pulse’s “Turn it Down” section, caught an obsession with Chris Bell, singer/songwriter of the fabled Big Star — one of rock ‘n’ roll’s...
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Sept. 27 2018
That’s the modus operandi of David Liebe Hart, a Los Angeles musician, puppeteer, actor, painter and alleged extraterrestrial liaison. He’s bringing his traveling show back to Mac’s Bar...
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Sept. 27 2018
At the Fledge, Pruett plans on exhibiting 60 signs, including one that says, “If we’re all equal, why don’t 50 percent of you want to say ‘Hello’ or ‘Good Morning?’...
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A wretched state
Sept. 27 2018
Most folks who grew up in a mostly white suburb have probably gotten an earful over the dinner table about how coddled prisoners are in the United States. A dear, but cruelly misled relative, once told...
Sept. 27 2018
While overall beer volume sales in the United States decreased by 1 percent in 2017, the Brewers Association notes that craft brewery sales continued to grow at a rate of 5 percent. In fact, the Brewers...
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Sept. 27 2018
While craft beer is growing in popularity, even the most ardent craft beer drinkers may not know just what qualifies a beer for craft beer status. Defining craft beer can be difficult, but the Brewers...
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Sept. 27 2018
The explosion of the craft brewing industry, which the Brewers Association notes experienced a 5 percent growth in 2017, ensures that just about anyone can find a beer that suits his or her palate. Beers...
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Sept. 27 2018
“I think we’re gonna be around a long time,” she said. “Now that we have more breweries, we welcome them, because it makes us a destination. People will come here, just like they...
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Sept. 27 2018
They all went for the iconic Detroit soda pop “Fayg-o-o-o!” In his new novel, “The Faygo Book,” Joe Grimm, MSU Journalism Professor and former Detroit Free Press reporter, ties...
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Sept. 27 2018
The interior of the bar, sporting stained glass of Merlin the Magician, a classic jukebox, gargoyle-esque griffins and shuffle boards, might feel like a time capsule to old school bar culture. After all,...
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Sept. 27 2018
“They always put ‘authentic Mexican restaurant’ on the sign when it’s actually Tex-Mex food,” Tacos Monterrey owner Ismael Alejandro Puente Rodriguez said. “After working...
Sept. 20 2018
Aries (March 21-April 19) Do you have any skills at living on the edge between the light and the dark? Are you curious about what the world might look like and how people would treat you if you refused...
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Sept. 20 2018
Just when a heartbroken McCray started to sing about getting on a freight train and not caring where it goes, a real North Lansing locomotive howled outside my window like a mate-less, 20-ton elk. It howled...
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Sept. 20 2018
“It was a student and faculty-led movement on campus in opposition to state-sanctioned racial oppression in Southern Africa — Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe as well as South Africa — that...
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Sept. 20 2018
What maddened me were the costumes for six female cast members who were supposedly portraying men. I found it hard to imagine some obviously female actors, often wearing dresses, to be Dukes or Earls....
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Sept. 20 2018
Since 1996, the Electric Six, originally known as the Wildbunch, has consistently churned out discotinged, party-inducing rock ‘n’ roll tunes like “Dance Commander,” “Danger!...
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Sept. 20 2018
Ten Pound Fiddle has spent 44 years providing a platform for the folk music scene in Greater Lansing. The upcoming year of Fiddle gigs will see a consistent stream of dances, gigs and community sings flow...