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Jan. 24 2019
Jessica Lang Dance, having won sweeping critical appraisal from The New York Times, The Boston Globe, you name it — is in its twilight. The company, led by the Bessie Awardwinning Jessica Lang rolls...
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Jan. 17 2019
“Someone at Gibson eventually said, ‘Wait a minute. No one is buying these. Let’s just put them on a shelf.’” Following its poor reception, Gibson would only send out specialized...
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Jan. 17 2019
Petal, a Scranton-based indie rock outfit, headlines Thursday at Mac’s Bar. Opening the all-ages show are Sir Babygirl, Cave People, and Shortly. Led by its only permanent member, songwriter Kiley...
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Jan. 3 2019
The freshly minted year of 2019 holds a lot of promise for the Greater Lansing arts and entertainment scene. Yes, the end of December is painfully dull as things go dormant for the holidays. Nobody wants...
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Dec. 27 2018
For the first half of its season, Greater Lansing theater showed it is alive and kicking — sometimes with high kicks and sometimes with lowbrow punches
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Dec. 27 2018
Among the old places with new faces is the remodeled Art’s Pub, taken on by longtime friends of the prior owners, Greg and Nick Sinicropi. Under the Sinicropis’ ownership, the bar preserved...
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Nov. 22 2018
Attendees will stroll the museum galleries privately open for partygoers, dine on locally sourced cuisine and are encouraged to dawn vintage ‘20s attire
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Nov. 15 2018
After the city solicited bids in July, the Capital Area Soccer League, or CASL, was selected as the new owner of the facility after they offered $125,000 — with $25,000 down and $10,000 in annual...
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Nov. 15 2018
Ten years ago, The Hat Madder released its debut experimental-pop LP, “Friend of the Devil.” Since then, the Lansing-based outfit has released a stack of other synth-laden indie-rock LPs, including...
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Nov. 8 2018
Rising country songster Lindsay Ell has scored some recent Billboard success, thanks to her poppy singles “Criminal” and “Waiting On You
FilmFest
Nov. 1 2018
Though founder Susan Woods doesn’t deliberately select pictures with a specific theme in mind, most of the marquee movies deal with a battle against prejudice, systemic injustice, or a journey to...
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Oct. 25 2018
In 1997, Against Me! started as a Billy Bragg-influenced solo project by the songwriter/author Laura Jane Grace. By 2001, it evolved into a dynamic punk-rock outfit. The band’s 2002 breakthrough,...
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‘The go-to gathering place’
Oct. 18 2018
“It was a staple in this neighborhood,” said Ron Mather, sipping a pint of beer at Moriarty’s Pub. “We’d go there late-night after the pub or go grab breakfast early the next...
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Oct. 11 2018
Since its 2010 formation, the Devil’s Cut has played shows across the map and released a pile of acclaimed LPs via East Grand Records, a local imprint, along the way. Known for his amped-up brand...
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Oct. 11 2018
Beware of phantoms on Washington Square and ghouls on Michigan Avenue, as Lansing’s undead descend to Lansing Center Exhibit Hall C. Leaving the brains at home, participants will instead bring nonperishable...
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Oct. 4 2018
Join Old Town to bid Willkommen to its 13th annual Oktoberfest extravaganza with German beer, live music and food. A donation above the $10 suggested will give attendees a special commemorative beer mug
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Oct. 4 2018
This breed wasn’t created for its wolfy looks. “They were created to be a working dog by the Iron Curtain,” Wemigwans said. In 1955, the Soviet-era Czech Republic conducted experiments...
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Sept. 13 2018
Ferris also casts talented vocalists, including recent Michigan transplant Kameron Going as Jekyll and Hyde. Going has the perfect look for the era, as well as the pipes and stamina to carry him through...