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Monday, March 18,2013

McPeak performance

DeWitt photographer gets a showcase at Detroit Auto Show

by Cristina Toscano
New, flashy cars aren’t the only eye-catchers being displayed at the Detroit Auto Show this year. Viewers will also get a chance to also see 40 large images of Michigan, all photographed by Michael McPeak of DeWitt.
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Monday, March 18,2013

St. Olaf College returns to MSU

MSU grad Anton Armstrong conducts the 75-voice choir

by Cristina Toscano
Thursday, Jan. 19 — “You only turn 100 once,” said Anton Armstrong, conductor of the St. Olaf Choir, which visits Wharton Center Jan. 29 as part of a tour celebrating the choir's centennial.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Self-portrait

Pulitzer winner documents his cancer battle in “Not As I Pictured”

by Cristina Toscano
Friday, Jan. 26 — Pulitzer-winning photojournalist John Kaplan tells his story of his battle with cancer on WKAR-TV’s World channel at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Snapshot of history

Mid Michigan Family Theatre salutes a photojournalist who exposed the perils of child labor

by Robert Sancrainte
Wednesday, Oct. 5 — Important historical figures can sometimes be obscured and forgotten over time. But theater director Bill Gordon wants to make sure that doesn’t happen in Lewis Hine’s case.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Keeping it all in the family

A blackmail scheme draws a teenager into danger in confused 'Key'

by Robert Sancrainte
Wednesday, Dec. 7 — “The Key” — screening Thursday at Celebration Cinema — is a movie that has all the elements of a neo-noir, but none of the form and substance that gives entries in that genre their unique edge. Directed and written by Okemos native and Williamston resident Jack Schaberg, the movie follows Earth, a girl whose father, Kenny, left on the day she was born in order to engage in a blackmail operation against her mother’s employer, a pornography producer with more than a few secrets to hide.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Putting your money where your heart is

The Big Bang-quet is an online competition among charities

by Robert Sancrainte
Wednesday, March 14 — Selling kisses for charity is nothing new. But selling votes? Hmmm… The Big Bang-quet was first conceived late last year, when the University Club asked its members to nominate their favorite charities for inclusion in a large fundraising drive. Twenty-six charities were nominated, including the Red Cross, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Capital Area Humane Society, Child and Family Charities, Ronald McDonald House, the Salvation Army and many others.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Following a family tradition

MSU's Marta Bagratuni plays Carnegie Hall Friday

by Robert Sancrainte
Tuesday. March 27 — The Armenian Prelacy has sponsored the “Musical Armenia Concert” for 29 seasons, choosing the best among Armenian musicians. The winners go through an application process for the opportunity to play at New York’s Carnegie Hall. This year, the Prelacy chose Marta Bagratuni, a graduate of Okemos High School and a graduate student at Michigan State University.
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Monday, March 18,2013

One hell of a novel

Chuck Palahniuk is back, telling the tale of a teen who is eternally 'Damned'

by Jon James
Tuesday, Nov. 1 — “Are you there, Satan? It’s me, Madison” opens every chapter of "Fight Club" author Chuck Palahniuk’s latest novel, "Damned." They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, but even before it’s opened it’s obvious that "Damned" is different.
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Monday, March 18,2013

'Pirates' can still please a crowd

MSU School of Music produces a lively version of the Gilbert & Sullivan operetta

by Michael McCue
Tuesday, Nov. 22 -- Not often in contemporary conversation do we hear the words “opera” and “fun” used in the same sentence. The Michigan State University School of Music production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Savoy operetta "The Pirates of Penzance" made it possible to use those two words together this past weekend. The company kept the opera as fun now as it was over 130 years ago.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Get focused

Mid Michigan Photography Club helps aspiring shooters

by Allison M. Berryman
Photo enthusiasts have the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in photography at the Mid Michigan Photography Club’s 3rd Annual Free Photography Open House, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the First Presbyterian Church in downtown Lansing.
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