‘Someday’ is today

It’s almost October. What’s holding up Williamston Theatre’s 2022-’23 season?  Nothing. Literally — nothing.  People who go to the first production of …

Spellbound

Riverwalk Theatre’s “Bell, Book, and Candle” successfully stages a play written in 1950 about a witch who loses (almost) everything for love. At first, I wasn’t sure about the …

Harrison un-earthed

The hallowed desk of the renowned author Jim Harrison now sits in the Rare Book Room at the Library of Michigan.   In his 78 years, the simple wood desk is where he wrote nearly 40 books of …
Bringing poems to the big screen
Inspired by notions of “home,” filmmakers, poets, readers, listeners and viewers will converge for the 4th annual FILMETRY Festival, which showcases 12 short films adapted from poems …
High-end art
Steve Green has worn many hats within Michigan’s marijuana industry. He rallied for medical legalization in the state before the 2008 elections and then, in 2011, opened up a Lansing-based …
Delving into the brain, identity and Einstein
Sitting in the former American Eagle storefront in the Lansing Mall, waiting for “Incognito” by Nick Payne to open, the store’s former security light (which never turns off) quietly …
Live & Local: Sept. 30th
Eaton Rapids Craft Co. 204 N. Main St., Eaton Rapids DJ E-Nyce Thurs., Sept. 29, 7-10 p.m. Kurt Stone Fri., Sept. 30, 7-10 p.m. Brian Smalley Sat., Oct. 1, 7-10 p.m. The …
Live & Local: Sept. 23rd
The Avenue 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing Stormy Chromer, The Wild Honey Collective Fri., September 23, 9 p.m. Anvil Crawler, Bubak, Room 101, Repeat Sat., September 24, 9 p.m. Eaton …
Local artists stop traffic
Chances are, most have never looked twice at a nondescript traffic signal control box, but thanks to imaginative artists, locals are now doing double-takes at intersections.   More than 20 …
Capital AfroFest launches in downtown Lansing 
Capital AfroFest, a multifaceted new festival dedicated to celebrating African culture, connection and representation, happens this weekend in downtown Lansing.   Hosted by The Michigan Dance …
An evening with Brian Stokes Mitchell
Two-time Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell has enjoyed a 40-year career spanning Broadway, television, film and concert appearances. No wonder the New York Times called him “the last …
What is identity?
FRIDAY, Sept. 16 — What is the construction of identity? How does it work? And what happens when the vessel of identity and self is damaged? Those are just some of the questions Ixion Theater …
Neva Lee’s grows, re-pots in new downtown location
 After opening their doors in their first space on July 8, 2021, at 123 E. Kalamazoo St., Neva Lee’s owners, Faun Donald and Luke Trusnovec, have re-potted their plant business in its new …

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