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Wednesday, June 5,2013

New in town

Momentum Adventure Sports / Matthew Ryan Smith Salon

by ALLAN I. ROSS
Unless you've been living under a rock instead of ascending one, you'd know that Grand Ledge is a mecca for local rock climbing enthusiasts. The sandstone cliffs along the Grand River, called the Ledges, contain about 100 climbing routes, and are a popular destination for the area's thrill-seekers.
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Wednesday, June 5,2013

Heavy meta

Local group transcends rocks genres on Pantera singer's label

by Rich Tupica
Metal groups usually stick close to a specific sub-genre — speed, thrash, doom, death. The rockers who make up local outfit Cavalcade don't seem concerned with the parameters set by their metal forefathers or fitting in with the hardcore purists.
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Wednesday, June 5,2013

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
After spending over a month touring the country, Lansing band People's Temple plays a hometown gig Friday at The Loft.
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Tuesday, June 4,2013

Summer Event Listings

by City Pulse Staff
Mid-Michigan has enough festivals, concerts, parties and car shows to keep you busy nearly every day this summer. Here's a list of the best of the season's activities.
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Tuesday, June 4,2013

Funding public art

DeWitt, St. Johns and Meridian Township each land $10,000 grant for public art installations, the latest in LEAP’s public art program

by Kali Jo Wolkow
Tuesday, June 4 — Three local communities — St. Johns, Meridian Township and the city of DeWitt — have been chosen to receive $10,000 each toward funding new sculptures that will be placed in each community’s downtown.
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Monday, June 3,2013

Chili evening

BWL announces chili contest winners

by Eric Finkler
Monday, June 3 — The battle over the best chili in greater Lansing was hashed out Friday at the 18th annual BWL Chili Cook-off. BWL spokesman Stephen Serkaian said participation this year was estimated at about 7,000, or about 2,000 more people than last year’s turnout.
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Friday, May 31,2013

Building a better burger

MSU food truck wins national award for locally made cheeseburger

by Allan I. Ross
Friday, May 31 — If you had to pick a food item that best represented the Lansing area, what would you pick? Something green, like pesto chicken, to play off the Michigan State University colors? An elegant filet mignon, perhaps, like all the lobbyists eat down by the Capitol? Or maybe pho, a falafel sandwich or a torta, to show off mid-Michigan’s diverse culture?
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Friday, May 31,2013

Mostly spicy with a chance of rain

Weather could play a factor in this year's BWL Chili Cook-off

by Eric Finkler
Friday, May 31 — Should the food at Lansing Board of Water and Light’s 18th Annual Chili Cook-off be too hot, chili-heads may get cooled off with an 80 percent chance of rain.
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Wednesday, May 29,2013

Doing it old school

Preservation Lansing awards spotlight Genesee Street School project

by Lawrence Cosentino
It's doubly fitting that Preservation Lansing will launch its 2013 round of awards with a press conference today at the old Genesee Street School downtown. In a city with a tattered urban fabric, the annual awards tout the value of neighborhood fixer-uppers as well as headline-grabbers like the hulking Marshall Street Armory, one of last year's winners.
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Wednesday, May 29,2013

First Sunday

by City Pulse Staff
New Exhibits Art Alley Photography by Gej Jones and John McGraw. First Sunday reception: Noon-4 p.m. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, noon-4 p.m. First Sunday. 1133 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 898-4046. Creole Gallery “Go Figure,” by the Work...
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