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Libraries across Michigan recently put on their boxing gloves in the form of a statewide public opinion poll regarding what the state’s residents think about libraries and book banning. … more
Look up. Look down. Public art, also called vernacular art, is all over Greater Lansing, whether it’s hidden in a bathroom at Harry’s Place or splashed across buildings in Old Town, REO Town and downtown.  … more
Scott Bell has been a pivotal behind-the-scenes figure in Lansing’s music scene for years. He’s booked countless shows at venues and festivals throughout the area while also touring the … more
WEDNESDAY, May 17 — An Okemos High School student has won the 2023 Congressional High School Art Competition in the 7 th Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin announced today. … more
Some might think booking “Wicked” at the Wharton Center for the fifth time was a gamble.  But after witnessing a packed crowd for the second performance of a run lasting until May … more
If there’s one juicy kernel to glean from the Lansing Symphony Orchestra’s 2023-‘24 season, it’s that new music is back. Not sneakily, tentatively or apologetically, but with … more
He’s bringing down the Ax (Emanuel Ax), bringing out the Blow (Kurtis Blow) and pulling out the stops. Ten months into his tenure as the fourth executive director of the Wharton Center for the … more
Infobox Margaret Weitekamp “Space Craze” talk and book signing 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 26 Abrams Planetarium, MSU Free; registration required Set … more
The sun had barely risen when I spoke with author and poet Kwame Alexander in late March. It seemed appropriate. His message is about the power of words and letting the sun shine in on what can be … more
In 1983, Karrie Potter Richards, Pooh Stevenson and Wanda Degen formed Lady of the Lake, an-all female folk band named after a couple of old-time tunes Potter often played. The group debuted at a … more
A once-in-a-lifetime art exhibition featuring work by nearly 80 artists from around the globe is on display at Lansing’s favorite liminal space, the old Sears building in Frandor, as well as … more
Most Lansing residents knew the late Jack Davis and his spouse, Sue, through their generous philanthropic gifts to organizations like the Lansing Symphony Orchestra, Fenner Nature Center, Lansing … more
Michael Zadoorian has spent a lifetime saddled with a last name that starts with the letter “Z.”  “Growing up, going to school, we were always seated alphabetically, and me … more
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