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Wednesday, May 16,2012

Get crafty at MSU

Arts and Crafts Show hosts more than 325 vendors

by Holly Johnson
One may sense a rivalry between the MSU Spring Arts and Crafts Show and the East Lansing Arts Festival happening the same weekend, directly across the street, but UAB assistant manager Stephanie Bierlein says the events collaborate more than they compete.
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Wednesday, May 16,2012

Two days, 200 artists

East Lansing Art Festival celebrates its 49th year

by Tina Berisha
More than 200 artists from across North America — including 14 from the Lansing area — will display and sell their work at the 49th Annual East Lansing Art Festival. The two-day event showcases paintings, photographs, sculptures, fused glass, jewelry, musical performances and many other forms of art.
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Wednesday, May 9,2012

Symphony meets storybook

Charlie Albright performs 'Fantasies & Fairy Tales'

by Lawrence Cosentino
With any luck, the 2010 Gilmore Young Artist won’t have to pack a stethoscope anytime soon. With his career still in its rosy dawn, Albright has combined dexterity, depth and dramatic insight to forge a strong, original style.
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Wednesday, May 9,2012

Explosive drama

Riverwalk's 'Copenhagen' presents a compelling meeting of the minds

by Tom Helma
In the spare spaces of the Riverwalk Theatre black box theater, Richard Frayn’s “Copenhagen” takes us back in time to the beginning of the nuclear age, to the scientists whose abstract theoretical formulations constituted the beginnings of quantum physics. The play focuses on the challenging and conflicted relationship between two of the most brilliant of physicists who first postulated the notion of splitting the atom.
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Wednesday, May 9,2012

Advice Goddess

Mused and abused & meek him halfway

by Amy Alkon
A: As lame as some creative writing exercises sound — “Write a haiku about what you had for lunch!” — a thinly veiled portrait of your chicken salad will cause way less relationship stress than “Turn your fight with your girlfriend into a blog post!” (And no, you can’t just change her name from Molly to Holly so nobody but your 546 Facebook friends will know it’s her.)
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Wednesday, May 9,2012

A playwright's work is never done

Sandra Seaton wins the Study of Midwestern Literature's Mark Twain Award

by Bill Castanier
When East Lansing playwright Sandra Seaton receives the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literatureīs Mark Twain Award for writing this week, she will join a distinguished group of previous winners, including Toni Morrison, Louise Erdrich, Virginia Hamilton, Ray Bradbury, Jane Hamilton and Jim Harrison.
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Wednesday, May 9,2012

Stormfield Theatre comes down with 'Boogie' fever

by Paul Wozniak
Since the late 1960s, Baldori, a.k.a. “Boogie Bob,” has played piano and harmonica with iconic artists such as Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and others. But without young pop-culture disciples like Jack White or The Black Keys bringing hip attention to boogie woogie, or jukebox musicals like “Million Dollar Quartet” revamping boogie woogie into a Broadway smash, Baldori would be virtually alone in promoting the style.
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Wednesday, May 9,2012

Scratching their way to the top

Tables keep turning at Capital City DJ Olympics

by Rich Tupica
"The bulk of our DJs are nightclub DJs. A lot of their stuff is electronic bass, Top 40 bass, house music bass, techno, hip-hop, drum and bass — it’s a lot of high-energy stuff," Duke said. "But we’re getting a lot of diverse DJs coming in, we have guys like DJ Ruckus, he’s a great example.
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Wednesday, May 9,2012

Turn it down

by Rich Tupica
BMP drops new Homelife LP at Zeppelinīs Bermuda Mohawk Productions, a Lansing-based indie label, is set to release “Translation,” a vinyl LP from Homelife, a Lansing-based post-hardcore punk band. The 12-inch LP is limited to 500 copies and will be released Friday at an all-ages show at Zeppelin’s Music Hall in Lansing. Also performing are Cavalcade, Terror Terror Oh My, and Narc Out the Reds. For those wanting to hear a preview of the album, Homelife’s first single from the new disc (“Viewfinder”) is streaming exclusively on Alternative Press.
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Wednesday, May 9,2012

And the nominees are...

by James Sanford
They've done it again. The City Pulse's tireless sextet of Pulsar Awards judges — Erin Buitendorp, Mary Cusack, Tom and Kathy Helma, Paul Wozniak and Ute Von Der Heyden — have turned in their final ballots, the results have been tabulated and we have a list of nominees, plus a brief explanation of the Pulsar nomination process.
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