DBowlRevival
Oct. 31 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...
Oct. 25 2018
Aries (March 21-April 19) You have officially arrived at the heart of the most therapeutic phase of your cycle. Congratulations! It's an excellent time to fix what's wrong, hurt, or distorted. You will...
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Oct. 25 2018
In 1997, Against Me! started as a Billy Bragg-influenced solo project by the songwriter/author Laura Jane Grace. By 2001, it evolved into a dynamic punk-rock outfit. The band’s 2002 breakthrough,...
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Lansing Symphony, Melissa White, march from Spain to Rome
Oct. 25 2018
An evening-length arch of triumph began at ground level, with earthy, Spanish-style stomps, airlifted into the violin-osphere somewhere over Paris with soloist Melissa White, and slammed back to Earth...
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Oct. 25 2018
The festivities include excursions into the unknown , with psychic astrological readings, as well as fortune-telling for those who dare to discover their destiny. These otherworldly activities will be...
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Oct. 25 2018
The plot follows Dracula as she attempts to resurrect Arsal, a lover she lost to death long ago. The audience itself becomes a collective character as wedding guests anxiously watching the ceremony unfold...
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Locals recall Czech Philharmonic maestro’s time in Michigan
Oct. 25 2018
Let’s be respectful here. The once-ina-blue-moon local appearance of one of Europe’s great orchestras, the Czech Philharmonic, led by one of the century’s great maestros, Semyon Bychkov,...
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Oct. 25 2018
“It was drilled into us. Even from elementary school, if your family could get out of Lansing it was a success,” he said. “In high school, we had a perspective change on how we saw the...
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Oct. 25 2018
“The third shifters are hanging on and they are having fun with the jukebox playing. Lunch people come in and think ‘Wow, who are these people partying so hard in the morning?’ I have...
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The biggest stars in the bar: Lansing musicians keep taverns rocking
Oct. 25 2018
Shut up and play the hits. And play the hits they do. Any barhopper accustomed to Lansing’s scene will be familiar with the numerous bands that perform anywhere from the Green Door to the Unicorn....
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Oct. 25 2018
Becker, who is in late mid-life, is loosely in charge of the group. He suffers stoically through the horrendous consequences of a gut wrenching back story. He has a son imprisoned for murder, a quagmire...
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Oct. 25 2018
The Archives of Michigan, the Library of Michigan and the Michigan Genealogical Council have pulled together a day-long program for beginners and advanced genealogists. Genealogy web sites trail only porn...
WelcometoWhiteRoom
Oct. 25 2018
In this brightly lit setting, for five of six introduced “parts,” three characters share weird dialogue. As the hour-long play progresses, most of the obscure chatter seems to relate to video...
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Oct. 25 2018
“There isn't really a lot of resources for printing in Lansing, but T-shirts and apparel are things everyone loves,” Kristen said. “We learned to print with the intention of opening a...
Shakespeare
Oct. 24 2018
Finally! Shakespeare that isn’t just for Shakespeare nuts. Instead of a striving to be a conventional Shakespeare production, Peppermint Creek’s “Shakespeare in Love” edges toward...
Oct. 18 2018
Aries (March 21-April 19) In her poem "Shedding Skin," Harryette Mullen compares her own transformation to the action a snake periodically carries out to renew itself. Since you now have an excellent opportunity...
Shanemauss
Oct. 18 2018
Standup comedian Shane Mauss’ Friday show at the Fledge, “A Good Trip,” a 90-minute performance centered around psychedelic drugs, combines the sensibilities of his regular routine and...
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Oct. 18 2018
Creeping out of coffins, caves and cauldrons, Lansing’s witches and war-locks saddle up on their broomsticks flying toward Cedar Street to conjure up a boogie extravaganza. Dress up in a costume...
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Oct. 18 2018
The “Calendar Girls” movie by Juliette Towhidi and Tim Firth is based on reallife, mature women who undress to make a calendar for charity. That raises the question if Starlight Dinner Theatre’s...
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Oct. 18 2018
The independent stories about immigrants weren’t popular in America when they were performed in 1955. Although the plays’ subjects are still difficult to grapple with in 2018, there are engaging...