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Monday, January 9,2012

Screening room

Here’s one ‘Trespass’ you shouldn’t forgive

by James Sanford
“Would you shut up?” one of the villains barks in “Trespass.” “You’re taking all the air out of the room ' air that other people could do good things with!” If you think that’s a clumsy and mindbogglingly lame line, wait until you hear the rest of...
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Monday, January 9,2012

The name behind 'Anonymous'

Screenwriter John Orloff never gave up on his dream project; now, it’s opening nationwide

by James Sanford
"Growing up, if you wanted to be part of the conversation, you had to be talking movies," he said, with a smile, during a visit to Ann Arbor last month.
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Monday, January 9,2012

Screening room

Nothing is as it seems in first-rate ’Descendants’

by James Sanford
Given his circumstances that may be one of the easier decisions Matt will have to make. His sportsloving daredevil of a wife, Elizabeth, is on life-support after a boating accident, and the prognosis is grim. His 17-year-old daughter, Alex superbly played.
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Wednesday, January 4,2012

Primary season

The race is on for the 2012 top of the town awards

by Lawrence Cosentino
So you welcomed Baby New Year with a toast and a cheer, did you? Think again, deluded one. Throw that devil spawn back on the street and call Old Man 2011 for one more bow. It’s time for the City Pulse/WLNS annual Top of the Town Awards, celebrating the best of the past year.
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Wednesday, January 4,2012

When 'Eroica' was new

Lansing Symphony Orchestra strips away the varnish from Beethoven’s breakthrough masterpiece

by Lawrence Cosentino
There comes a time when the voice deepens, strange new emotions stir and hair grows in interesting places. Adolescence? No — there’s something even hairier, deeper and more emotional than that. Nothing surges through a culture more powerfully than a major change in music.
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Wednesday, January 4,2012

Advice Goddess

Axing a girl out

by Amy Alkon
Q: You overlooked the danger when you replied to the woman who was invited on a hiking date by a man she’d had a crush on. You said that he probably got interested because he saw her with her new boyfriend. Well, he could also have wanted to murder her because of that. Every year, there’s news of a female body being found in a remote area — or not found after a disappearance.
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Wednesday, January 4,2012

Take note

Michigan Notable Books encompass a wide range of topics and genres

by Bill Castanier
Make room on your bookshelf or e-reader: The Library of Michigan has named the top 20 Michigan Notable Books of the year, and the list represents established and debut authors, books covering topics and people that may have been lost to time and books that will take you places you’ve never been.
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Wednesday, January 4,2012

Top of the Town Categories

And a look at the 2011 Top of the Town winners

by City Pulse
This year we have seven categories and 106 subcategories. We encourage you to vote in all of them, but you may vote once in as many as you wish. When you do, you have the opportunity to be entered to win gift certificates to Save! Lansing, where you can save on local restaurants, retail shops and services. First prize is a $100 certificate, second a $50 certificate and the third, a $25 certificate.
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Wednesday, January 4,2012

Final orders

Sawyer’s Pancake House closes, but the owners leave the door open to new possibilities

by Joe Torok
Early on New Year’s Eve morning, plates of eggs, pancakes and bacon were stacking up at the order window for loyal patrons visiting Sawyer’s Gourmet Pancake House the day before it turned off its griddle for good.
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Wednesday, January 4,2012

Turn it down

by Rich Tupica
'Lansing Covers Lansing' CD release show A new compilation CD of Lansing bands covering songs by other Lansing outfits will be released Friday at Mac’s Bar. Taking the stage will be a few of the featured artists: Frank and Earnest, Small Houses, Tommy Plural (solo acoustic), Cavalcade and American Gothic. The album, “Secret Identities: Lansing Covers Lansing,” is a co-release by LansingMusic.tv and Good Time Gang Records. The comp features Lansing bands Drinking Mercury, Small Houses, The Break Ups, The Plurals, Narc Out The Reds, Frank and Earnest, Cavalcade, Jason Alarm, Calliope, Fields of Industry and American Gothic covering new and old songs by area bands like The Fix, Small Brown Bike, The Ones, Jen Sygit and Mystic Shake, among others. CDs are $8.
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