Header-lansing_1.jpg
 
Home  Arts and Culture
 
 
Wednesday, December 12,2012

We, Robots

Local startup hopes to go viral with addictive new videogame app

by ALLAN I. ROSS
If you've ever lost a day's work slinging ornery-looking cardinals at grimacing green pigs, you should probably stop reading right now — this story could cost you several hours of productivity. But hey, at least you could say you're supporting a local startup.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, December 12,2012

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
The Record Lounge in East Lansing will host three local bands Saturday at a free in-store show. Making some demented ruckus are BerT, Total Hipster Crusher, The Plague Years and American Gothic.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, December 12,2012

'Almost' famous

by Dana Casadei
Over the last few years, ensemble films with multiple characters and storylines and an overall theme have become increasingly popular. "Valentines Day" and its pseudo-sequel "New Year’s Eve" are two of the more prominent examples.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, December 12,2012

Give a little bit

Local nonprofits team up for annual charity event

by Andrea Raby
The iPhone 5 and flat screen TVs are dominating many holiday wish lists this month, but sometimes all it takes is something small to really make a difference. In the spirit of the holiday season, WLNS TV-6 will host its sixth annual "Day of Giving" event Thursday throughout mid-Michigan.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, December 12,2012

Last Minute Gift Guide

by Andrea Raby & Helene Dryden
1) Oade’s Big Ten Party Store Add a little extra cheer to anyone’s holiday season with a gift set from Oades. After all, who couldn’t use some holiday spirits? Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, Oade’s offers 15 percent off a build-your-own six-pack and 10 percent of...
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, December 12,2012

New in town

Tamaki & Triple Goddess Bookstore

by Sam Inglot and Allan I. Ross
I thought I had Tamaki Custom Sushi and Wraps clocked as soon as I walked in — the Subway of sushi. But you won't find any $5 foot-long sushi rolls here. What you will find, says owner Frank Cheng, is a new take on sushi and Asian cuisine,
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, December 5,2012

Whom You Love

'We're angels made out of dirt'

by
Marc Breedlove is the 12th and final speaker in Michigan State University’s semester-long series "Whom You Love: the biology of sexual orientation," which he conceived, in part, to demonstrate that homosexuality is a natural occurrence in humans.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, December 5,2012

(SCENE) Metrospace Poetry Contest Winner

by
Earlier this fall, City Pulse and East Lansing's (SCENE) Metrospace teamed up to sponsor a poetry contest. It was open to the public, and the poems were allowed to reflect any theme. The winner, Carrie Preston of Brookline, Mass., was announced at a reading on Nov. 28 at (SCENE).
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, December 5,2012

Branching out

Turner-Dodge House launches unique fundraiser featuring novelty Christmas tress

by Mary C. Cusack
Some people consider the Esquire Club on Center Street to be the northern border of Lansing's Old Town district. Others might call the Golden Harvest the line of demarcation. Michael Beebe hopes to change people's perceptions so that when they think of the edge of Old Town, the Turner-Dodge House springs to mind.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, December 5,2012

'War Horse' men

The author and the puppeteer reminisce on the story's transition from page to stage

by ALLAN I. ROSS
It's a heartbreaking story, made all the more touching because it's based on actual events. In the early days of World War I, a British family has to sell their beloved horse to the frontline cavalry. The family's son, too young to fight, lies about his age in order to enlist so he can find his horse among the ranks and bring him home.
Read more   Read it in print
 
 
 
 
 
Search Archive - Articles and News
Search Archive:
 
 

© 2014 City Pulse

City Pulse. 2001 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing, MI 48912.
Phone: (517)371-5600. Fax: (517) 999-6066.
E-mail: publisher@lansingcitypulse.com

 
Close