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Wednesday, March 27,2013

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Lansing is typically stocked with rockin' roots shows, and this weekend is no exception. The Whiskey Pickers, a Lansing-based four-piece folk/bluegrass band, headline a bluegrass show Saturday at Mac's Bar.
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Monday, March 25,2013

From pennywhistle to gold flute

‘Galvanizing’ James Galway brings ‘Legacy Tour’ to Wharton Center

by Lawrence Cosentino
Monday, March 25 — If intergalactic aliens ever demand to hear one of our “musicians” before deciding whether to blow us up or not, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon could do a lot worse than send Sir James Galway.
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Monday, March 25,2013

East Lansing rolls out the runway

MSU hosts annual student fashion show

by Dylan Sowle
Friday, March 22 — Students in the Apparel and Textile Design program at Michigan State University will unveil their annual fashion show Sunday, featuring 90 designs that students have worked on for the past year. The budding fashionistas will vie for one of the 10 possible awards. Theresa Winge, director of the show, promises a unique experience.
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Friday, March 22,2013

March Madness, plan B

The Broad plays to two crowds with compelling basketball documentary tonight

by Marisol Dorantes
Friday, March 22 — If you can tear your eyes off your bracket for a night, MSU’s Broad Art Museum has scheduled an interesting bit of counter-programming for fans of both sports and the arts. Tonight at 7, the museum will hold a free screening of “There’s No Place Like Home,” a film about one man’s intense love of basketball.
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Friday, March 22,2013

Friday Fashion Pulse

The tale of a wardrobe

by Marisol Dorantes
Friday, March 22 — Knickknacks and relics can hold sentimental value, which makes parting from them nearly impossible. Clothing is a common item that gets held on to past its prime — think of that elementary school shirt you still sleep in. Not all of these items have to hide in the bottom of a drawer, though.
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Thursday, March 21,2013

MSUFCU gives $1M to Broad

Michigan State University Federal Credit Union gives $1 million endowment to the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

by City Pulse Staff
Thursday, March 21 — Michigan State University Federal Credit Union has endowed the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum with $1 million to support educational programming, the museum announced today.
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Thursday, March 21,2013

Gig Report

A rundown of Lansing shows this week

by Hannah Scott
Thursday, March 21 — Funky electronica and young rappers are a few more shows hitting the Lansing area this week. Brooklyn-based Dopapod and Chicago-based Kids These Days join a host of unique bands coming to Lansing.
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Thursday, March 21,2013

A state treasure

Grand Hotel’s resident historian speaks tonight

by Marisol Dorantes
Thursday, March 21 — The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island is a National Historic Landmark, overlooking Lake Huron since its construction in 1887. Bob Tagatz, the hotel’s resident historian, will speak at 7 tonight at the Capital Area District Library’s downtown branch. He will guide Lansing listeners through some of the rich oral history of the Michigan treasure.
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Wednesday, March 20,2013

Patterns within patterns

Big new exhibit fills Broad Art Museum with brain food and eye candy

by Lawrence Cosentino
In the tug of war between art and architecture, Broad Art Museum curator Alison Gass has been sandbagging until now.
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Wednesday, March 20,2013

Recovery is a process

by ALLAN I. ROSS
The brutal 1998 murder of Matthew Wayne Shepard in Laramie, Wyo., is one of the country's most high-profile hate crimes, and is considered a watershed for the gay rights movement. In 2000, "The Laramie Project" was produced, a play that was composed entirely of interviews with a cross-section of the community.
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