TWIGS takes care of everyday tasks for cancer patients

When Elizabeth Read’s mother passed after nearly three years of fighting pancreatic cancer, her grief left her wanting to help others battling the disease. This led Read to starting a nonprofit organization focused on alleviating everyday burdens for cancer patients.  
Shawn Maxwell 
Friday, May 13  7 – 10 p.m. UrbanBeat 1213 Turner St., …
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Life Changing Albums: Alfonso Civile of Heartsick talks ‘The Crow’
After its formation back in 2000, Know Lyfe quickly became a heavy hitter in Lansing’s metal scene. From there, the band took …
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Kerouac and Kesey hit milestones 
Two important American novels, both penned by counterculture icons, celebrate significant anniversaries this year, and both authors …
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‘White Nights’ delivers captivating Michigan mystery
While on vacation in the Upper Peninsula, odd couples Laurel and Arnie and  Claire and Charles unwittingly become amateur …
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LSO season closer has old music, new music and ‘new old’ music
It seems rude to rush past Johannes Brahms’ sun-kissed, billowing Symphony No. 2, the centerpiece of Friday’s Lansing …
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Fashion and makeup creatives hope to put Lansing on the map
Surprisingly, some highly sought-after fashion, nail, hair and makeup professionals are based in Lansing — not just New York, …
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Find your ‘wine home’ at Hooked
Hooked was bustling, and not just because of the construction next door. During a 50-degree day, with the sun shining, patrons were …
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A local guide for aspiring sommeliers
Michigan might be known for its auto manufacturing prowess, but another, tastier industry is also making its mark on the Great Lakes …
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Arts Night Out
Friday, May 6  5 p.m. Old Town, Lansing Arts Night Out, the Arts Council of Greater Lansing’s bi-monthly event in …
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Silktail drops ‘In Your Own Shade’ LP
Melding a lush wave of distorted guitars with undeniably magnetic vocal melodies is what Silktail does best —and the sonic proof …
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