Oct. 5 2016
Halloween is less than a month away, which means for most of us it’s time to start searching for a costume. But the real Halloween fanatics probably already have their outfit picked out
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Oct. 4 2016
When Hasan Minhaj told his conservative Indian parents that he wanted to be a comedian, they were not amused. “They were flabbergasted,” he recalled
Sept. 30 2016
Sixteen years ago, on Oct. 5, 2000, “Gilmore Girls” hit the airwaves for the first time. Wednesday, Lansing’s Strange Matter Coffee Co. is celebrating the “Gilmoreversary”...
Sept. 28 2016
The ensemble’s touring show, based on “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” hits the Wharton Center stage Oct. 6. The touring ensemble is a mix of classically trained musicians,...
Sept. 28 2016
Monday afternoon at the East Lansing Public Library, staffers were busy re-shelving books and contractors were moving furniture into place. Saturday, the library will unveil its $1.5 million renovation,...
Sept. 28 2016
Deborah Fehrenbach is used to making art small enough to wrap around a finger or dangle from an earlobe, but her latest project is large enough to wear jewelry. “Breath,” a 6-foot-tall copper...
Sept. 21 2016
That’s right, Eyjafjallajökull. No, I didn’t fall asleep on the keyboard. Nor are we discussing a minimalist armoire from Ikea. Eyjafjallajökull is a cocktail from American Fifth...
Sept. 21 2016
At 80 years old, Ernestine Shepherd still wakes up at 2:30 a.m. every day to read the Bible and meditate. She then walks or runs 10 miles before heading to the gym, where she leads two group exercise classes...
Sept. 15 2016
Yefim Bronfman, described by the Wall Street Journal as “a fearless pianist for whom no score is too demanding,” dials back the bombast for a rare solo recital at the
Sept. 14 2016
Lewis Black has built a career on anger. The standup comedian rose to national notoriety through “Back in Black,” a recurring segment on Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show” where...
Sept. 14 2016
In honor of City Pulse’s annual Beer Issue, I bring you one of Lansing’s favorite remedies for having too many the night before. The Fleetwood Diner’s Hippie Hash is a heaping helping...
Sept. 14 2016
Like the contents of a giant brewing kettle, Greater Lansing’s beer scene took a while to heat up. While West Michigan and Metro Detroit overflowed with beer, the mid-Michigan scene lagged behind
Sept. 12 2016
Jeff Davis began his acting career at 4, performing in what he describes as “a terribly ill-advised all-children production” of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at the...
Sept. 7 2016
I feared that combining the two would be the proverbial too much of a good thing, but one sip of the Mid-Michigan M a n h a t t a n washed that concern away. Tavern 109 puts a twist on the traditional...
Sept. 7 2016
In the late ‘60s, Suzanne de Passe had recently moved to Detroit from New York to work as a creative assistant for Motown Records founder Berry Gordy. That’s when a phone call from friend Bobby...
Aug. 31 2016
The Lansing Community College downtown campus that greeted students on the first day of classes Thursday is a far cry from the campus of just a few years ago. Once a cold, Soviet-like enclave of boxy brick-andconcrete...
Aug. 31 2016
MSU starts classes today, and LCC started last week. Your Facebook feed is probably already jammed up with back-to-school photos of your friends’ kids, and it’s not even Labor Day yet. This...
Aug. 24 2016
“I was equally surprised by the incredible support not only from my community, but from so many people all around the world,” Davis writes. “The past year has been a whirlwind of incredible...
Aug. 24 2016
The opening match of this weekend’s Women’s Flat Track Derby Association Division 2 Tournament features Tri-City Roller Derby, who will make the 270-mile trip from Kitchener, Ontario, to Dimondale....
Aug. 24 2016
Ant-Man, the Marvel Comics superhero and protagonist of the 2015 Paul Rudd film, has the power to shrink down to insect size but retain the strength of his full size form. The Capital City Comic Con, which...