Art heist thriller is no paint-by-numbers affair
July 24 2013
In her new novel, "The Art Forger," author B.A. Shapiro crafts a fictionalized account of the extraordinary $500 million art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston in 1990. Without a single...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
July 24 2013
Nora Jane Struthers at Pump House Nora Jane Struthers is a Nashville-based Americana songwriter. Thursday she headlines a show at the Pump House concert series. Backing her are vocalist/guitarist P. J....
Event focuses on connection between nature and food
July 23 2013
Friday, July 19 — You can be the hunter or become the hunted during the Track Meat 5K, a first-time obstacle race event to be held in Lake Odessa, Mich. on Aug. 10. Track Meat is a “mud race,”...
Tour shows off Lansing community gardens
July 23 2013
Monday, July 22 — By foot, by bike or by hybrid school bus — you have your choice of locomotion if you attend the Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project’s Community Garden Tour on Thursday....
Arlo Guthrie coming to Wharton Center
July 23 2013
Tuesday, July 23 — Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for Arlo Guthrie, who will perform at the Wharton Center on Oct. 3. Guthrie, 66, is most famous for his 1967 talking blues song, “Alice’s...
Broad welcomes new art exhibit on Friday
July 18 2013
Thursday, July 18 — On Friday, the Broad Art Museum unveils its newest exhibit: “Less Still,” by Lisa Walcott, a Grand Rapids-based installation artist and kinetic sculptor. This is...
Bikram Yoga / Halo Burger
July 17 2013
The downward dog days of summer are upon us. Last month, yoga instructor Ann Chrapkiewicz opened the Bikram Yoga Capital Area studio in East Lansing's Brookfield Plaza. This is the first business for Chrapkiewicz
Taste of Lansing returns with new bands, more wine and an after party
July 17 2013
Not even the most voracious foodies can say they've eaten at a dozen different restaurants in the span of five hours. But at the Taste of Downtown event this weekend, you can knock 16 local eateries off...
Peppermint Creek drops the curtain on season with rock musical
July 17 2013
As the last show of Peppermint Creek's 10th anniversary season, the dramatic rock musical “Next to Normal” is something of an inauspicious finale: It has the pedigree of winning both a Tony...
Inaugural Capital Area Restaurant Week event highlights cultural role of Lansing eateries
July 17 2013
Before farm-to-table dining was fashionable, before it even had a name, it was simply called 'eating.' Fresh food, for most of human history, was hard to come by, and over the ages, advances in agriculture...
A survey of Lansing's musical landscape
July 17 2013
The Used at The Loft Post-hardcore/screamo veterans The Used headline Sunday at The Loft. Opening the show is Life Remaining and Hidden Hospitals. The Used released their latest full length last year...
Olympics-style event coming to East Lansing next month
July 17 2013
Wednesday, July 17 — The World Dwarf Games will be held at Michigan State University from Aug. 3-10, and organizers are seeking volunteers to help out with the games.
Indie rockers making appearance at The Loft
July 15 2013
Monday, July 15 — Youngblood Hawke rolls into the Loft tonight as part of their worldwide tour. We caught up with lead singer Sam Martin for a phone interview when he was in London last week to learn...
European ‘luminarium’ alights at Common Ground
July 12 2013
Friday, July 12 — Eight people, six months and 10 miles of hand-sewn seams add up to one Exxopolis, a “luminarium” art piece that’s the key sideshow event at Common Ground this...
MessageMakers founder looks back on 35th anniversary
July 10 2013
MessageMakers, a Lansing-based media, event planning and PR firm with clients from Old Town to Africa, has taken its founder and president, Terry Terry, on a wild ride through four decades, five continents,...
Grand Ledge author hits it big with debut novel
July 10 2013
About 10 years ago, the concept of the bucket list, an itemization of either life goals or feats of endurance to accomplish before you kick the proverbial bucket, hit pop culture. Suddenly, aging Baby...
A survey of Lansing's musical Landscape
July 10 2013
Wednesday — Slash feat. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators The poufy-haired guitar legend has been known for his signature stove-pipe hat and shades since he joined Guns N' Roses in 1985. Slash (real...
July 8 2013
After a series of construction delays, Famous Dave's became the south side's newest restaurant on Monday morning. There were people in pig costumes, a fire truck and about 30 grown-ups doing the hokey-pokey...
Inaugural REO Town event draws more than 500
July 8 2013
Monday, July 8 — The Lansing Beer Fest brought 34 craft beers from 14 different Michigan breweries to REO Town on June 29. It was the culmination of the second annual Lansing Beer Week, which was...
Local author talks to Iggy, Alice, Jack and more
July 3 2013
Local author, journalist and City Pulse columnist Steve Miller has a long history with Detroit rock ’n’ roll. Miller started going to the Motor City in the ‘70s to watch now legendary...