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Monday, March 18,2013

A Bach Cello-bration

'Bach Around the Clock' marathon starts today at MSU

by Alyssa Firth
Wednesday, March 21 — The Michigan State University College of Music is continuing its 12th annual Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival this week with a special day of concerts today. “Bach Around the Clock 12-Hour Marathon” starts at noon at the Music Building — it's the first of six concerts on Wednesday.
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Monday, March 18,2013

'We're a little bit uptown, a little bit out back'

Pam Tillis talks about her 'Grits and Glamour' tour with Lorrie Morgan

by Alyssa Firth
Wednesday, April 18 — Country stars Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan take the Wharton Center stage Friday for their acoustic “Grits and Glamour” tour. The two have worked together in the past, and are singing in over 40 cities on this tour. Tillis — whose hits include "Mi Vida Loca," "Let That Pony Run" and "When You Walk in the Room" — is the daughter of country star, actor and recent National Medal of Arts recipient Mel Tillis (“I Believe in You,” “Southern Rains,” “Coca-Cola Cowboy”). In a phone interview, Pam Tillis talked about what she’s been up to and where she finds inspiration for her music.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Watch, laugh, text

Laugh Out Loud Short Film Fest comes to Celebration Cinema and NCG Eastwood

by Adam Ilenich
Thursday, Jan. 26 — It’s a common experience among moviegoers to notice that one guy who uses his phone throughout the entire film. Well, maybe it’s not always a guy, and maybe she’s only occasionally checking her phone — but it’s still annoying when, quite frankly, you’d rather be paying attention to the on-screen kiss.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Lights! Camera! Prizes?

Capital City Film Festival launches Fortnight Film Contest

by Adam Ilenich
Wednesday, March 21 — To set the stage for this year's Capital City Film Festival (April 12-15), the first Fortnight Film Contest gives Michigan residents a chance to create an original movie between 31.4 seconds and 10 minutes long, with potential prizes totaling $3,500.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Dream lover

A poet's romances form the core of 'Tales of Hoffman' at MSU Opera Theatre

by Adam Ilenich
Wednesday, March 28 — Jacques Offenbach’s “The Tales of Hoffman” (“Les contes d'Hoffmann”) chronicles the adventures of real-life poet E. T. A. Hoffman, showcasing the three major tragic loves of his life and how they affected him. The trilogy of stories unfold this weekend in Michigan State University’s Auditorium; the MSU Opera Theatre production will be sung in French with English surtitles, projected above the stage on a screen.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Getting back to rock's roots

Lansing Community College presents 'The Joint is Jumpin''

by Adam Ilenich
Tuesday, April 10 — Lansing Community College explores the roots of rock ‘n roll in “The Joint is Jumpin’,” an original musical revue created and directed by Janine Novenske Smith. “This is the ninth year that I have directed this type of production,” Smith said. “Each year I choose a different topic, and then spend about nine months researching whatever the topic is or the style is that I’ve chosen.
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Monday, March 18,2013

Four floors of history

The Potter House opens its doors to raise funds for the Historical Society of Greater Lansing

by Holly Johnson
Wednesday, May 9 — The Historical Society of Greater Lansing hosts an architectural tour and fundraiser at the Potter House on Friday, May 18. The Potter House, located at 1348 Cambridge Road, is one of Lansing’s largest mansions and historically significant homes.
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Friday, March 15,2013

Sharp art

East Lansing raising funds for sculpture to honor city icon

by City Pulse Staff
When Mary P. Sharp was elected to East Lansing City Council in 1965, housing discrimination against racial minorities and homosexuals in the city was widely accepted. She did not accept these norms and actively fought against what she saw as unjust treatment. She introduced a ban against discrimination that was revolutionary not only for East Lansing but the country as well.
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Friday, March 15,2013

Nuclear family

Author Cecile Pineda takes on Great Lakes nuclear facilities programs

by Allan I. Ross
Thursday, March 14 — Author Cecile Pineda will speak tonight on the threat posed by Michigan’s nuclear facilities. The event is co-hosted by the Peace Education Center in East Lansing, which takes a definitive stance on nuclear energy.
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Friday, March 15,2013

Friday Fashion Pulse

Depth in simplicity

by Marisol Dorantes
Friday, March 15 — Khakis, a brown jacket and a blue shirt — don’t judge a book by its unassuming cover. The description of what meets the eye couldn’t be more contrary to the mojo of Phillip Russell, an aspiring writer from Grand Rapids.
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