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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Political song-and-dance

Capitol Steps mocks politics tonight at the Wharton Center

by Allan I. Ross
Thursday, Oct. 4 —Before there was a “Daily Show” or a “Colbert Report” (or a Glenn Beck, for that matter), Capitol Steps was there to show us how ridiculous the political machine was. Part dueling piano sing-a-long, part sketch comedy troupe, the musical satire crew has been skewering politics for 30 years.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

After M*A*S*H

Actor Jamie Farr to speak at Lansing Town Hall series

by Allan I. Ross
Monday, Oct. 15 — “M*A*S*H” co-star and 1970s game show regular Jamie Farr will speak a week from today at the Lansing Town Hall speaker series, “Mondays with Meaning and Merriment.”
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Best seat in the house

Studio! C opens Monday, providing upscale theatergoing experience

by Allan I. Ross
Thursday, Dec. 6 — Loeks Theatres officials unveiled the company’s latest movie theater experiment Wednesday night: a six-screen “grown up movie theater” in Okemos that includes a full menu and bar, reclining chairs and optional wait service.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Stirrup some emotions

Life-size equine puppets and a cinematic score make “War Horse” a hit

by Allan I. Ross
Thursday, Dec. 6 — How do soldiers killing each other solve the world’s problems? Writers have spilled more ink on the topic than blood, looking at war from every conceivable angle. But in “War Horse,” playing through Sunday at the Wharton Center, the subject is seen through the eyes of a horse. This use of an animal protagonist allows you to see war from the perspective of nature — confusing, violent and absolutely pointless.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Funding Lansing’s arts

Eleven local groups recieve grants for 2013

by Allan I. Ross
Thursday, Dec. 20 — The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs announced today that 11 Lansing-area nonprofits would receive nearly $35,000 in grants to further their mission.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

'Abbey' normal

City Pulse supports acclaimed British drama

by Allan I. Ross
Friday, Jan. 4 — Last week, the web erupted when “Downton Abbey” actor Rob James Collier made an outrageous claim about season 3 of the acclaimed series, which debuts Sunday on WKAR-TV.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

The Gig Report

A roundup of concerts coming to Lansing this weekend

by Hannah Scott
Wednesday, Sept. 5 — Here’s a sampling of shows happening in Lansing over the next few days. Also check out this week's edition of Turn it Down, a local music column that appears weekly in City Pulse, for other live-and-loud gigs happening across mid-Michigan.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

The Gig Report

A roundup of concerts coming to Lansing this weekend

by Hannah Scott
Thursday, Sept. 20 — Here's a sampling of shows happening in Lansing over the next few days. Also check out this week's edition of Turn it Down, a local music column that appears weekly in City Pulse, for other live-and-loud gigs happening across mid-Michigan.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Gig Report

A sampling of shows happening in Lansing over the next few days.

by Hannah Scott
Saturday, Oct. 13 — This week's installment previews upcoming shows by Cheap Girls, Ty Stone and The Lash.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Gig Report

A rundown of Lansing shows this weekend

by Hannah Scott
Thursday, Dec. 13 — Still no plans for the weekend? City Pulse has tracked down some hard-rocking and more upbeat electronic gigs hitting area venues this weekend. If none of these float your boat, check out the newest edition of Turn It Down — a survey of Lansing’s musical landscape — in this week’s issue of City Pulse.
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