Sept. 13 2018
Aries (March 21-April 19) "The flower doesn't dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes." So says poet and philosopher Mark Nepo in The Book of Awakening. Now I'm transmitting his observation to...
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Sept. 13 2018
No comedy club? No problem. Since the 2014 closing of Connxctions, the de facto Lansing comedy headquarters since 1984, local comedians have survived off support from fellow performers and a cavalcade...
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Sept. 13 2018
In 2014, Lansing comedy club Connxctions closed, leaving Lansing’s comedy scene mostly in the hands of comedy nights at local bars. Michigan State University student Tom Gannon started the first...
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Sept. 13 2018
“This is what the root of what hip-hop was: Feeling the pressure and replying in a way where, ‘We will be seen, we will be heard and we will have opportunity to be a part of this whole thing
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Sept. 13 2018
“We met Prime Social Group several years ago through some industry connections — they were looking to expand into the Michigan market,” said Jenna Meyer, marketing director of MiEntertainment....
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Sept. 13 2018
From a cool modernist cube perched on the banks of the Grand River to a massive edifice with a third-floor, tunnel-shaped ballroom, Sunday’s tour of Lansing’s Moores River Drive neighborhood...
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Sept. 13 2018
Ixion Theatre Ensemble's new production opens to a dark desolate room where a woman is scattering a fresh circle of chalk dust around a tiny portion of a minuscule stage. We are informed in the program...
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Sept. 13 2018
Ferris also casts talented vocalists, including recent Michigan transplant Kameron Going as Jekyll and Hyde. Going has the perfect look for the era, as well as the pipes and stamina to carry him through...
Sept. 13 2018
“Dancing at Lughnasa” is not easy to pull off. Brian Friel’s script about 1936 Irish culture goes on for over two hours. The entire play takes place at a singular cottage. “Dancing...
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Sept. 6 2018
Genuine alt-country and psychobilly fans may want to check out Slim Cessna’s Auto Club when the band returns to Mac’s Bar Thursday, featuring openers Twin Falls. The Denver-based band has been...
Sept. 6 2018
Aries (March 21-April 19) Now is an excellent time to feel and explore and understand and even appreciate your sadness
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Sept. 6 2018
Since 2002, incoming Michigan State University freshmen have been reading the same book each year as part of the One Book, One Community reading program. And each year, with Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”...
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Sept. 6 2018
The Breslin Center is being dolled up to host comic book writers, illustrators and slingers alike as Capital City Comic Con returns Saturday for its fourth consecutive issue
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Sept. 6 2018
The first new classroom building constructed on MSU’s campus in nearly 50 years, the STEM Teaching and Learning Facility will be a 117,000-square-foot giant of academia, building from — and...
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Sept. 6 2018
If the measurements of the bag aren’t a proper fit for a child’s torso, it can cause painful stress on the shoulders and neck, Moore said. He finds that an optimal backpack stays thinner than...
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Sept. 6 2018
“This is important, because managing a business as a full time student during standard semesters often relegates it to a part time gig,” Jaques said. “You’d be competing with everything...
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Sept. 6 2018
“I was like Bruce Wayne. I would come home and my roommates knew a lot of alumni Spartys and were telling me how cool they were,” said Niemiec. “I just said, ‘Yep, they’re...
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Brent Knight’s vision takes shape at LCC
Sept. 6 2018
You don’t have to enroll at Lansing Community College to learn stuff. If you wander into the place by mistake —fooled by the drab architecture into thinking this is where you check in with...
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Sept. 6 2018
“We were thinking, ‘What is the best place to be for the whole year in Lansing?’” The Old Town neighborhood was it. Taking jobs in construction to support his family and dream,...
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Return of the meatballs
Sept. 5 2018
The familiar red awning of Emil’s Restaurant is back, and more blasts from the Eastside’s past are on the way