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The annual Capital City Dragon Boat Races raised approximately $14,000 for the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing. The charity event honors survivors and those who have died from cancer, suicide and domestic violence.  more
Zahrah Resh has had a unique approach to her latest butterfly project. Rather than create it alone, she recruited the hands of community members to paint and fold the wings, which resulted in 6,500 butterflies made by cancer patients, their loved ones and hospital staff. more
Lansing has had a belly full of food and beverage festivals this year, but the change in season calls for a new kind of assembly. more
Diverse acts Rose of the West and Mile Twelve come to Lansing. more
Rowboats impressively decorated like dragons will compete in a race to the finish this weekend at Hawk Island Park. The Capital City Dragon Boat Race, an annual charity event put together by the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing, joins teams of 15 to 20 in an event that pays tribute to breast cancer and domestic violence survivors.   more
Abigail Pesta’s new book, “The Girls,” shares the stories of 25 survivors involved in the federal sentencing of Larry Nassar, the former Michigan State University and U.S. Olympic doctor. more
Despite the ominous weather, the inaugural Lansing Harmony event drew a crowd close to 1,200 people, Redding said. Saturday marks the second year of the free-entry festival, and will feature four food vendors, as well as several artists and performers, from the previous year. more
Almost everything about Owosso Community Players’ “Matilda, The Musical” is big. Almost. more
The Phil Ochs Song Night is a touring tribute show commemorating the late folk legend. Friday, the core members of the troupe will perform Ochs’ original songs at the MSU Community Music School. more
Below the Stacks, Lansing’s inaugural mural-painting festival, kicks off Sunday in conjunction with Art Attack in REO Town. Ozay Moore is the founder of All of the Above Hip Hop Academy and is the second half of the mind behind the festival’s programming more
Caffeinated beverages of all shapes and sizes will flow out of Blue Owl’s latest installment in Greater Lansing, a 700 square-foot shop in Old Town more
There’s no huge cast, fancy costumes or sing-along songs. It’s about being stranded in a remote town in Canada when the horrific events of 9/11 were unfolding — which hardly sounds like the makings of a thrilling Broadway show more
The award-winning Broadway musical “Come from Away” will launch at Michigan State University’s Wharton Center tonight, and will run until Sept.15. more
Once upon a diamond stylus, our ancestors frequented places called “music shops,” which came in two kinds. There were places you could audition and buy recorded music — on vinyl, for instance — and there were places where you could buy a musical instrument, have one repaired or pick up some new sheet music for your next Sunday parlor recital. more
The doily-fringed dividing line between antique shop, art gallery, thrift shop and glorified garage sale is frequently and flagrantly flouted in greater Lansing, but here are a few spots that will satisfy that particular urge to browse old objects that are clean, interesting, beautiful and all in one piece. more
It’s not easy being the new kid in class, let alone an entrepreneur in new territory. The following list comprises event series, social scenes and organizations geared toward building community, skills and the local economy. more
Put your nose up to your computer screen. All you did was make a grease spot, right? more
Primo laundromats and where to find them in Lansing more
If you’ve just moved into the area and you are looking to buy cannabis, here’s what you need to know: Pot is legal to grow and possess — but only medical marijuana is available for purchase. more
Where to purchase a bicycle, or get one repaired in Lansing more
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