Header-lansing_1.jpg
 
Home  Arts and Culture
 
 
Wednesday, February 15,2012

Stages of the heart

Six actors serve up 20 varieties of love at LCC

by Tom Helma
Up close and personal, in your face and immediate—the Black Box stage at Lansing Community college, one of the most intimate theater spaces in town, is the perfect venue for a tender play about love and its eccentricities over time.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, February 15,2012

Advice Goddess

Dim and her & I'm with Cupid

by Amy Alkon
I'm having a whirlwind romance with a man I met online on Thanksgiving. I moved across the country to live with him on December 20, and we’re now building a life together. The problem is I have a high IQ (137), and he’s very unintelligent and illogical.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, February 15,2012

New in town

Against the Grain

by City Pulse
Against the Grain creates custom design interiors, using sustainable materials, and makes studio furniture, but there’s no strict line in the shop between designer and carpenter.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, February 15,2012

Tutu good to be true

There’s more than meets the eye when Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo takes the stage

by Paul Wozniak
Since its inception in 1974, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has been keeping the ballet world on its toes — male toes, that is. The all-male repertory company from New York continues its almost 40-year legacy of sending up classical and contemporary ballet pieces in drag.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, February 15,2012

Muck it up, yuck it up

Comedian Mike Birbiglia turns pain into pleasure at Wharton Center

by ALLAN I. ROSS
Professional storyteller/stand-up comedian Mike Birbiglia brings his hit one-man show, "My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend," to the Wharton Center Sunday. His
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, February 15,2012

Dave Attell settles down - to porn

Former 'Insomniac' hell-raiser ages ungracefully at Connxtions

by Rich Tupica
The Long Island native is largely known for staggering through a different town every week in his influential reality show, "Insomniac with Dave Attell," which aired on Comedy Central from 2001 to 2004.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, February 15,2012

Turn it down

by Rich Tupica
Fans of aggressive rockabilly and slow to mid-tempo rockin' may want to stop by Mac's Bar Thursday. Slim Chance & the Can't Hardly Playboys will rip through a set of outlaw-country originals and may throw in a few classic-country numbers as well.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, February 15,2012

Fired up

Crime thriller 'Slow Burn' is the latest film from Michael McCallum

by Allison M. Berryman
"The idea for the film came from an approach to do a music video," McCallum said. "A musician in California, Enjae (whose music is in the film), asked us to direct a music video, but instead, it turned into an idea for a short film."
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, February 15,2012

One squad, two victories

New book finds the Tuskegee Airmen fighting overseas and at home

by Dennis Rymarz and Kurt Anthony Krug
The death of President Franklin Roosevelt on April 12, 1945, eclipsed a lesser-known American tragedy that happened the same day. When 101 African American pilots, navigators and bombardiers refused to sign an order that would have thrown them into segregated housing, the U.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, February 8,2012

Keeper of the flame

Simone — daughter of the legendary Nina Simone — honors her motherīs musical legacy

by Lawrence Cosentino
People with no filial relation felt the same way. Nina Simone recast the Dylan song as a fragile ballad, dusted with harp and strings, suspended over a gritty gospel groove. She sealed the steal by changing Dylan’s third-person “she” to “I” in the last verse.
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