From books to brews

As we head into October, this weekend offers an Oktoberfest party, a Halloween-themed burlesque and comedy show, a Muslim cultural festival, a charity golf tournament, a daylong literature and writing event and much more.
If you live near Lansing, you’ve seen the state Capitol. But have you seen it through someone else’s tears? Maybe you’ve been to Cooley Gardens, a leafy, floral oasis in the concrete fastness of the city’s near south side. But have you fallen in love there? Surely, you’ve been to Curious Books in East Lansing. But why did you go and what did you find?
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Our 2023 Arts and Culture Issue:
Doug DeLind leans into social justice in first ArtPrize exhibition
When Doug DeLind graduated from Michigan State University in 1976, he was one of 16 students with a bachelor’s of fine arts in ceramics. As he looked around for job postings, he found exactly two.
Book party invites National Book Award nominee to Lansing
If you’re a writer, want to be a writer or just enjoy reading, be sure to attend the Lansing Book Party 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 30) at various bookstores and venues throughout the city,
Here’s your sign
The Williamston Theatre’s 17th season begins with “On the Market,” by Jason Odell Williams, a roving, sentimental romp through middle-aged love — and the lack thereof. When …
Eyesore of the week 9/27
1112 E César E. Chávez Ave., Lansing   Good news: This eyesore is a work in progress. Located in Lansing’s Northtown neighborhood near the corner of César E. …

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