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Thursday, February 13,2014

Impact is back

After two months of down time, Impact 89FM returns to the air

by Kyle Koehler
Thursday, Feb. 13 — Impact FM (88.9 FM) is back up and running. Michigan State University’s student-run, commercial-free radio station is back on air at full strength today after running with significantly reduced broadcasting power since Dec. 11. Station manager Sam Riddle said the delay was due to equipment problems.
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Wednesday, February 12,2014

‘Maximus’ takes Manhattan

MSU Wind Symphony brings explosive, contemporary piece to Carnegie

by Lawrence Cosentino
Carnegie Hall has a big weekend coming up. On Friday, Feb. 21, the Philadelphia Orchestra plays Beethoven’s “Eroica” symphony; that Sunday, cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Emanuel Ax take the stage.
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Wednesday, February 12,2014

Way of the Midwest

Riverwalk takes to the open road with humor, nostalgia

by Tom Helma
At first glance this is a simple nostalgia story, but wait. ”Leaving Iowa,” running through Sunday at Riverwalk Theatre, invites us back to be lost in the ‘70’s, where roadside attractions were advertised on highway billboards, Dad was king of the road and Mom’s role was simply to say “yes, dear.”
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Wednesday, February 12,2014

Out On the Town

by City Pulse Staff
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12 >> Eisenhower Dance: Red, Hot And Blue The dancers from this Michigan-based contemporary dance company will tell stories of passion, humor and joy through the magic of dance. The first act, “Threads,” is packed with duets and solos about intimacy...
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Wednesday, February 12,2014

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Un-Valentine´s Show at ´The Fiddle´ - Fri. Feb 14 The 8th Annual Un-Valentine’s Day Show, showcasing “songs and tales of un-forgiveness, heartbreak, dysfunction and revenge,” happens Valentine’s Day at the Ten Pound Fiddle. Performing are Jamie-Sue Seal, John La...
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Wednesday, February 12,2014

Love through the Plexiglas

Romantic comedy ‘Detroit Unleaded’ explores Michigan’s Lebanese culture

by Allan I. Ross
If downtrodden, demoralized Detroit needs representation to prove that it’s still alive, that its huge heart still pulses with the lifeblood of iron-willed, diverse ethnic groups, “Detroit Unleaded” is its perfect ambassador.
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Wednesday, February 12,2014

Loving to hate

Valentine’s Day, the most dissed holiday of all, comes full circle

by Allan I. Ross
Over the last two years, the term “hate-watching” has defined the form of entertainment consumption described as following a TV show you know is bad for the express purpose of enjoying that badness.
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Wednesday, February 12,2014

New In Town

Moriarty´s Bar/Marie´s Custom Decor/Elite Gamers

by Allan I. Ross
Last month, Michael Moriarty sold his downtown Lansing bar, Moriarty’s Pub, to two of his longtime employees: Joy Allswede and Carolyn Baron. From 5 p.m. to close this Sunday, the former owner will throw his own going away party to say goodbye to the business he owned for 34 years.
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Wednesday, February 12,2014

Curtain Call

by Paul Wozniak and Tom Helma
On Monday, a small audience gathered in the Capital Area District Library’s auditorium to provide feedback at a staged reading for new play. How small was the crowd? There was a little more than double the five actors on stage.
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Friday, February 7,2014

Rocking out

Band lineups announced for fourth annual Capital City Film Festival

by City Pulse Staff
Friday, Feb. 7 — Organizers for the fourth annual Capital City Film Festival, the movie and music celebration returning to downtown Lansing April 10-13, announced its first set of musical acts today.
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