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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Aries-born Vincent van Gogh’s painting “Potato Eaters” shows five people in a dark room, barely illuminated by lamplight. Seated around a small table, … more
Two blocks of downtown St. Johns were festooned with rainbows. A vendor was making bubbles that wafted in the wind under the blue sky. Children laughed and squealed as they romped in a bouncy house. … more
This weekend, Greater Lansing offers a wide range of events, from concerts, a film screening and a live-band burlesque show to drone-piloting and beekeeping classes, a walking tour of historical locations on Michigan State University’s campus and a Juneteenth community softball game. more
Roy Saper, owner of Saper Galleries and Custom Framing in East Lansing, keeps a vigilant eye out for damage to or maintenance issues with Lansing-area art installations. In a recent conversation, he … more
In the late 1970s, Lansing’s first Pride celebration didn’t include any parade floats, performances or other festival-like aspects attendees have come to expect over the years. … more
Most researchers know about Michigan State University Libraries’ Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections because of the massive selection of comic books and material on … more
Right off the bat, let’s get this out of the way: I’m highlighting both “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Love’s Labour’s Lost” because they’re … more
Now that Michigan is fully defrosted and the summer sun is burning hot, music fans can once again experience live tunes under blue skies at local parks and plazas. These shows are a longtime fixture … more
Saturday morning (June 10), the Historical Society of Greater Lansing and the Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections will team up to present a free walking tour of some of … more
Thursday, June 8 “Alabaster” - 8 p.m. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston. 517-655-7469. Bath Farmers Market - 3-6:30 p.m. James Couzens … more
The Capitol City Chordsmen, a Lansing-area men’s barbershop chorus, is hosting its 1st annual fundraiser concert Wednesday (June 7), sponsored by the Barbershop Harmony Society’s Pioneer … more
Music is nothing but vibrating air, but sometimes it has the power to convince you that the world is just being born — or that it’s coming to an end. Friday’s world premiere of “The Fourth Pedal,” a piano concerto by Lansing Symphony Orchestra composer-in-residence Patrick Harlin, had it both ways. more
Ken Beachler, the founding executive director of the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts and a leading member of the Lansing theatrical community, has died. He was 87. The cause of his death … more
With Memorial Day out of the way, pools are open, summer camps are starting up and a range of festivals are gearing up to celebrate music, art and more throughout the summer. This weekend, there are a few festivals to kick things off as well as car shows, art displays, a triathlon and more. more
If a podcast can accomplish anything, it can drop you into someone else’s shoes and possibly even save someone’s life in the process. Amy Goeckel, 30, an East Lansing native, aims … more
It’s hard to budge a symphony orchestra, what with all those tubas, fiddles, harps and whatnot. The weight of tradition makes it even harder. But in the past three years, 38-year-old composer … more
It’s finally summer, which means it’s time to head out to Michigan’s coastal beaches and bask in the sunlight with a good book. Here’s a list of seven options to read before … more
ARIES (March 21-April 19): “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves,” said psychologist Carl Jung. What was he implying? That we may … more
As far as Williamston Theatre’s productions this season would indicate, 2023 seems to be the year of the woman. Its selections have included the coming-of-age story “Wild Horses” a … more
Red Cedar Spirits 2000 Merritt Road, East Lansing Tony Thompson Fri., June 2, 7 p.m.   Sun., June 4, 6 p.m. more
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