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Wednesday, November 23,2011

Screening room

Here’s a pair of ‘kid’ movies adults shouldn’t overlook

by James Sanford
Happy holidays, everybody. While children will enjoy The Muppets for the slapstick and perennially cuddly characters, like Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, the heartiest laughter at the preview screening last week came from people over 30, the ones...
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Wednesday, November 23,2011

Lepard’s second ‘Life’

Williamston Theatre revives a holiday hit

by James Sanford
I started writing a stage version of It s a Wonderful Life, and I brought it to Tony, Lepard said. He said, This is great but we d need 18 people to play all these parts. So he went looking for another script, and that s when he found this one.
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Wednesday, November 23,2011

Freshened-up fairy tales

Riverwalk Theatre puts ‘Surprising’ twists on classics

by Nicole LaChance
The Three Little Pigs, Three Billy Goats Gruff and Goldilocks and the Three Bears: We know the stories so well we can recite them by heart. But what if these beloved fairy tales took a different turn? That s a question Riverwalk Theatre explores in its holiday children s show, The Surprising Story of the Three Little Pigs.
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Wednesday, November 23,2011

Hawk Island Park is going downhill fast

Snowboarding will be among the activities at a new Snow Park, opening soon

by Cristina Toscano
Neptune, owner of Planet Snow Design and a champion snowboarder, has been building snowboarding venues for almost two decades. Currently head of operations at Otsego Resort in Gaylord, Neptune will work with snowmaking equipment, designing of the parks and rails and setting up the correct lighting.
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Wednesday, November 23,2011

Hawk Island Park is going downhill fast

Snowboarding will be among the activities at a new Snow Park, opening soon

by Cristina Toscano
Neptune, owner of Planet Snow Design and a champion snowboarder, has been building snowboarding venues for almost two decades. Currently head of operations at Otsego Resort in Gaylord, Neptune will work with snowmaking equipment, designing of the parks and rails and setting up the correct lighting.
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Wednesday, November 23,2011

Hidden Camel makes a comeback

Get ready for DJs, dancing and Tuesday night drag shows at the revamped club

by Jon James
Acker says he envisions workers from the Board of Water and Light building under construction across the street stopping by for lunch, another crowd coming in for happy hour, and the dance crowd checking out weekly events..
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Wednesday, November 23,2011

Heating up Fahrenheit

‘It’s my baby — and I’m finally giving birth,’ says Ace DeVille of his Tantalizing Tuesdays

by Jon James
Every Tuesday, DeVille gets together a team of models, dancers, drag queens, strippers and any other talent deemed worthy and sets them loose on Fahrenheit s stage. The premiere show earlier this month featured about two dozen models performing during six songs.
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Wednesday, November 23,2011

2011 Gift Guide

This holiday season, skip the lines at the Black Friday sales and patronize Lansing’s locally owned businesses. Our Gift Guide will point you in the right direction.

by Nicole LaChance, Carlee Schepeler & Cristina Toscano
Staying local promotes a sense of community, encourages entrepreneurship, increases job opportunities for people in the area and ensures that your money will stimulate Lansing s economy since local businesses invest a much larger share of their...
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Tuesday, November 22,2011

Too good for kids

'Muppets' and 'Hugo' prove 'family entertainment' can be fun for all ages

by James Sanford
For parents who regularly endure Justin Bieber videos and “Hannah Montana” repeats, the idea of “kid-friendly” entertainment can be hard to face. But what happens when you inject a touch of class and sophistication into a film that would seen to be designed for younger viewers? You get movies like “The Muppets” and “Hugo.” Happy holidays, everybody.
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Wednesday, November 16,2011

Remembering ‘Operation Pedro Pan’

Two Lansing men recall their journey from Cuba to Lansing 50 years ago

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The unprecedented airlift was arranged by frightened Cuban parents, anti-Castro dissidents, Miami s Roman Catholic Archdiocese and the United States government including the CIA, according to some historians. The documents on the airlift are still classified.
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