June 2 2016
THURSDAY, June 2 — Conductor and former Lansing Symphony Orchestra music director Gustav Meier died Friday at 86.MeierThe Swiss-born composer led the Lansing Symphony for 27 seasons, starting in...
June 1 2016
Fortunately, Eastside meets you halfway. The 1/2 and 1/2 Special dinner pairs lightly breaded chicken wings and cat fish nuggets. The deep-fried goodies are served on a bed of French fries and the whole...
May 26 2016
THURSDAY, May 26 — Frandor bar Tripper’s closed its doors permanently yesterday evening. “We would like to thank the thousands of Team Members that have worked for us these past 27...
May 25 2016
When Kyle Zeuch stepped in as director of the MSU Children’s Choirs in 2013, he knew he had big shoes to fill. He is just the third director of the group, which won two Grammy awards in 2006 while...
May 25 2016
It may seem like trop rock, the genre of Caribbean-flavored music popularized by artists like Jimmy Buffett, is best suited for cruise ships and beach resorts. But Michigan native Don Middlebrook thinks...
May 18 2016
Samonsky plays the lead male role, Robert, in the touring version of “The Bridges of Madison County,” opening at the Wharton Center Thursday. He has appeared in Broadway productions of “South...
May 18 2016
Staying healthy and active is important at any age, but it’s especially important as we get older. People over the age of 50 face increased physical and mental health challenges, and staying active...
May 18 2016
Steakhouse Philly, on the eastern edge of Lansing at the corner of Clippert and Kalamazoo streets, offers traditional Philly cheesesteak sandwiches and gyros — or you can split the difference and...
May 18 2016
The East Lansing Art Festival operates largely on an “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” mindset. The festival’s core — the juried selection of diverse artists who line...
May 17 2016
TUESDAY, May 17 — Common Ground Music Festival announced the rest of its 2016 lineup today
May 11 2016
WEDNESDAY, May 11 — A pair of local entrepreneurs is giving shoppers a new place to pick up local swag.Capital Loop Gifts, which opened in the Lansing City Market earlier today, is the latest ventur
May 11 2016
Brian Posehn has no qualms about wandering through the gutters of comedy. His latest comedy album, 2013’s “The Fartist,” includes tracks like “Strippers and Stripping,”...
May 4 2016
Common Ground Music Festival announced today that melodic hardcore band Rise Against will headline its July 6 lineup.
May 4 2016
Friday night (featuring the Verve Pipe): $15/$20 reserved VIP seating Saturday night (Top of the Town Party): $12/$17 reserved VIP seating/$5 for the TOTT Party/$20 for VIP seating and TOTT party Two-night...
May 4 2016
Lansing residents have a chance to watch “the most exciting two minutes in sports” on the big screen Saturday as City Pulse and Midtown Brewing Co. team up to host the second annual City Pulse...
May 4 2016
An ArtPrize for Lansing? Well, let’s not get carried away. There are no $200,000 cash prizes at stake this weekend. But the Arts Council of Greater Lansing is hoping that its latest creation will...
April 28 2016
THURSDAY, April 28 — Country music superstar Tim McGraw will headline July 7 at this summer’s Common Ground Music Festival.McGraw has sold more than 40 million records worldwide and scored...
April 27 2016
Michigan-based rock band Verve Pipe will headline the first-ever City Pulse River Rock Concert, which comes to Adado Riverfront Park June 10 and 11. Verve Pipe will perform June 10; Triple Lindy will open...
April 27 2016
Medical marijuana users will descend on the Causeway Bay hotel this weekend, but its attendees have one request: Don’t call it a stoner convention
April 27 2016
Comedian Todd Barry’s style is so dry, it can be hard to tell when he’s moved on to the next joke