Jan. 30 2019
The City Council hopes a soon-to-launch advisory committee, designed solely to explore the future of the center, will guide improvements and programming for the next decade. Revenues and taxpayer-funded...
Jan. 30 2019
For 17 years, the Ten Pound Fiddle concert series has hosted its communitydriven Mid-Winter Singing & Folk Festival, welcoming hundreds of locals to not only attend concerts by Michigan folk heroes, but...
'This is our mainstream. These are our stories.'
Jan. 10 2019
Sav Smith and Stephanie Onderchanin are producing a web series centered on the drama and lives of Lansing’s eastside neighborhood LGBTQIA community. While two episodes have been shot so far, a fundraising...
Dec. 27 2018
A year’s worth of artistic progress in a capital city is not easily summed up. There are many things I will likely miss, not only because so much has happened, but also because this issue marks the...
Are we asking too much or too little of public sculpture?
Nov. 8 2018
Last month, the unveiling of four proposed sculptures sparked a fresh discussion about public art in Michigan’s capital city.The arts community was overwhelmingly underwhelmed by four generic, emoji-like...
Nov. 8 2018
Known for her signature style and socially conscious commentary, Gonzalez has long been an advocate of the LGBTQ community, long before it was acceptable to do so. Armed with a M.F.A in creative writing,...
‘We’re all in this together’
Oct. 18 2018
A mattress is overturned in the parking lot. Some windows have been boarded up: Others have been shattered by neighborhood children with too much time on their hands. Loose bricks along a nearby walkway...
Oct. 4 2018
Fine lines, wrinkles, scarring, sun damage, large pores and uneven skin tone. This myriad of skin issues can effectively be dealt with a single dermaroller procedure. Microneedling is THE thing to do in...
Sept. 20 2018
What maddened me were the costumes for six female cast members who were supposedly portraying men. I found it hard to imagine some obviously female actors, often wearing dresses, to be Dukes or Earls....
Sept. 20 2018
Ten Pound Fiddle has spent 44 years providing a platform for the folk music scene in Greater Lansing. The upcoming year of Fiddle gigs will see a consistent stream of dances, gigs and community sings flow...
Brent Knight’s vision takes shape at LCC
Sept. 6 2018
You don’t have to enroll at Lansing Community College to learn stuff. If you wander into the place by mistake —fooled by the drab architecture into thinking this is where you check in with...