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Wednesday, October 24,2012

Gino's rebirth

Italian crooner launches his new career in Lansing

by ALLAN I. ROSS
You don't see much of an overlap between the nightclub crooners and New Age gurus, but Gino Federici is a rare find. One minute he's telling you how he strong-armed his way into a speaking role in Martin Scorsese’s 1995 classic "Casino," the next he's describing the process through which one achieves awareness by letting go of the ego.
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Wednesday, October 24,2012

Making the 'Cut'

Local found-footage horror movie makes national debut

by ALLAN I. ROSS
Although the perennial "Paranormal Activity" franchise seems to be running out of steam, the trend in found-footage movies seems to be hitting high gear. Accordingly, a group of local filmmakers has joined the fray with their low-budget horror movie, "Cut/Print," which debuts in a limited run nationwide on Tuesday.
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Wednesday, October 24,2012

New in town

Tacos E Mas / DeWitt Auto Spa Detail Center / Old Town Marquee / Irish Pub auction

by ALLAN I. ROSS
Four years ago, David Delacruz Jr. helped his father and stepmother open Tacos E Mas, a Mexican restaurant at 1850 Cedar St. in Holt. Thanks to the success of that location, the family opened an additional location this month with the same name at 801 Thomas L. Parkway in Delta Township.
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Wednesday, October 24,2012

Nobody's voice

Lansing author explores the case of the Cleveland Strangler

by Rich Tupica
A chat with local author Steve Miller about his new true-crime book "Nobody’s Women" can take some disturbingly dark turns. He knows this genre isn't everyone’s bag.
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Wednesday, October 24,2012

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Clear Soul Forces has been gaining serious momentum since the four Detroit rappers joined up in 2009. This Friday, the group performs at Mac’s Bar.
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Monday, October 22,2012

New In Town

Red Haven

by ALLAN I. ROSS
It's no wonder that red haven peaches are considered the standard by which all other peaches are judged. Sweet, juicy, full of flavor and the perfect balance of sink-your-teeth-in soft and hold-their-own-weight firm, they wear their fuzz with pride.
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Wednesday, October 17,2012

Stimulating research on female arousal

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Meredith Chivers is the sixth speaker in MSU's semester-long series "Whom You Love: the biology of sexual orientation," which aims to demonstrate that homosexuality is a natural occurrence in humans.
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Wednesday, October 17,2012

Curtain Call

by City Pulse Staff
It’s still de-lovely  By ALLAN I. ROSS There’s not a lot of pop culture left over from 1934 that’s still relevant today. Jokes about medicinal cocaine snorting, ribald gypsy souls and Chinese accents are beyond passť — they’re downright distasteful. So...
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Wednesday, October 17,2012

Mr. & Mrs. History

Preservation Lansing group honors visionary couple who helped revitalize downtown

by ALLAN I. ROSS
When Bob Morris and his wife, Linda Peckham, moved into a condo in the 10,000-square foot former convent at 311 Seymour Ave. 31 years ago, they say the neighborhood was a mess. The area was overrun with absentee landlords who had carved up the historic Victorian homes and were renting them to low-income tenants who had no regard for either the neighborhood or the property they lived in. Morris said he was determined to put a stop to it, if he had to do it himself.
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Wednesday, October 17,2012

Farr out, man

TV icon comes to Lansing for speaker series

by ALLAN I. ROSS
For seven decades, he's worked almost nonstop on stages across North America, on television and appeared in dozens of movies. But for an entire generation, Jamie Farr will always be Maxwell Klinger, the cross-dressing corporal on the groundbreaking TV series "M*A*S*H."
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