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'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...
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Jan. 10 2019
It’s no coincidence that three Michigan Notable Book-recognized authors, Richard Ford, Michael Zadoorian and Josh Malerman, had their work turned into movies this past year
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Dec. 27 2018
Hands down two of the best books from this year’s mix chronicle the Flint water crisis. Anna Clark’s “The Poisoned City” uses a documentary journalistic style to detail what led...
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Oct. 18 2018
Sparty has one, William Beal has one, Magic Johnson has one and, of course, former President John Hannah has a statue in his honor. I’m sure you will agree after reading “Duffy Daugherty: A...
Signage
Oct. 18 2018
The four proposals: “#LoveLansing,” by M.L. Duffy, of Washington, D.C.; “Flame,” by New Mexico’s James Gabbert; “Star Born,” by Lansing’s David Such and...
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Oct. 18 2018
The independent stories about immigrants weren’t popular in America when they were performed in 1955. Although the plays’ subjects are still difficult to grapple with in 2018, there are engaging...
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Oct. 4 2018
Lansing-based indie-rock band Elliot Street Lunatic has been (for the most part) defunct for a few years now, aside from occasional reunion gigs. Two years ago, the band played its two LPs in full at the...
State approves 12 dispensaries elsewhere; Wild Bill’s Tobacco applicant big loser
Sept. 13 2018
The board on Monday granted preliminary approval to nine medical marijuana-related business ventures around the state, including pre-qualification for a growing operation along Turner Road in Lansing under...