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What's up in Lansing: Great Lakes Folk Fest


Since 1983, the MSU Museum’s Michigan Traditional Arts Program has hosted the Great Lakes Folk Festival in downtown East Lansing. From blues to bluegrass, Celtic and Latin, the festival keeps its 34-year tradition alive with music, dance and culture from across America and around the world. Festival performers will include the old-time ballads of Anna & Elizabeth, Guy Davis’ blues, the Cajun expressions of T’Monde and many other eclectic acts. In addition to live music, the Great Lakes Folk Festival also hosts dance stages, demonstrations of traditional arts and storytelling, food, an arts marketplace, activities for kids and the first ever Queer Traditions Summit, an exploration of the LGBTQkknd community and traditional arts. 6 p.m.-10:30 Friday; noon-10:30 p.m. Saturday; noon-6:00 p.m. Sunday. $10 suggested donation. Downtown East Lansing. (517) 432-4533, greatlakesfolkfest.net.



Charlotte Yoga Club. From 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. $5 annually. AL!VE, 800 W Lawrence Charlotte.

Juggling. Learn the lifelong skill of juggling. 2 to 4 p.m. FREE. Orchard Street Pumphouse, 368 Orchard St. East Lansing.

Reiki Level 2. For all who have passed level 1. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $95. Willow Stick Ceremonies & Healing Arts, 335 Seymour Ave, Suite D., Lansing. 517-402-6727.


Murder for Two. Two actors play 13 roles. 2 - 3:30 p.m. $27/$25 Military/Senior (65kknd)/$10 Student. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam Williamston. 517-655-SHOW.

Lansing Area Sunday Swing Dance. At 6 p.m. $8 dance, $10 dance & lesson. The Lansing Eagles, 4700 N. Grand River Ave. Lansing. (517) 321-0933.


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