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For those looking for a vintage embroidered doily that says, “Come back with a warrant,” Bad Annie’s will deliver. The latest addition to Turner Street is set to be brimming with profane goods and oddities with sass. more
Lansing’s annual Creative Placemaking Summit will get a significant boost this year with a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. more
It’s a delight to get schooled by your home town orchestra. I thought Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Festive Overture” was a blaring, banal affair, but apparently, my problem was that I hadn’t yet heard the Lansing Symphony perform it. more
“Freud’s Last Session” takes place in the psychologist’s study in England during World War II — when wailing raid sirens and bombers flying overhead were daily occurrences. more
The Lansing riverfront will transform into a Jimmy Buffett-approved safe haven for “tourists” to wear Hawaiian shirts, flip-flops and seashell necklaces for its second annual Margarita Fest, sponsored by Lansing City Pulse and the Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority. more
Six years ago, Anna Maria Horn, a gospel singer and mother of six, was “mortified” when she learned her children’s school, among several others in Lansing, cut their art programs. “I knew in suburban areas that isn’t an issue, so what’s going to happen to our kids?” Horn said. more
Complete with incredible music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, dancing, a steamy affair and murder, “Hamilton” is the revolutionary historical musical you didn’t know you needed. more
From a bickering married couple to serious dialogue about racism, hope shines through eight selected works for the last production of the Ixion Ensemble’s 2019 season. more
Debbie Mikula is leaving as executive director of the Arts Council of Greater Lansing after nearly six years to take over the reins of the Michigan Library Association, starting May 24. more
The cast of the touring company of “Hamilton” will perform a Memorial Day benefit concert to fight AIDS during the show’s run at the Wharton Center. more
Local alt-rock band Mr. Denton on Doomsday hosts a birthday celebration for Brian Alspaugh, its lead singer and guitarist, Friday at Mac’s Bar. more
Time to restock your glitter and bandana collection because the Prime Music Festival is back and hotter than ever. Prime Social Group and MI Entertainment announced this year’s lineup Tuesday and say there is more on the way. more
A couple of years ago, pianist Elliot Wuu, 19-year-old guest soloist in the Lansing Symphony’s season finale Friday, casually told his piano teacher he likes to shoot hoops. more
Former journalist, screenwriter and now Baruch College professor Bridgett M. Davis has written the perfect Mother’s Day book in honor of Fannie Davis, her mother and big-time numbers runner. more
To listen to one of Jordyn Davis’ original compositions is to take a day trip through the mountain ranges of personal growth when the blazing sun and shadowy moonlight illuminate the forces of life-altering change. Her journey to rediscovering her deepest passion involved years of being told she could never be a professional musician. more
The soprano splendor of Broadway and screen star Audra McDonald and the transcendent grandeur of Gustav Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony will make mighty tentpoles for the 90th Lansing Symphony season gala, to be announced to subscribers after Friday’s 2018-19 season finale. more
“Hamilton,” which opens Tuesday at the Wharton Center for a nearly three-week run, is a treasury drain, to be sure, but it’s also a cultural phenomenon without parallel. more
Here is a press release written by Wharton spokesman Bob Hoffman on how to be safe. The press release is out of date but still contains pertinent tips. more
The upcoming Riverwalk Theatre production “Freud’s Last Session” is a fictional meeting of two great thinkers. more
Across the street from El Oasis on Francis Avenue is a new Mexican food truck specializing in seafood tacos, quesadillas, burritos and more. It opened on Cinco de Mayo. more
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