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Thursday, January 9,2014

Bracing for flight

Cellist David Requiro takes on Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky with the Lansing Symphony

by Lawrence Cosentino
Cellists are the corvids — the crows and ravens — of the classical aviary. They excel at thoughtful communication, don’t preen much and look good in black.
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Thursday, January 9,2014

‘He’s hanging in Heaven’

Regulars laugh and grieve at the loss of barber Jerry Doyle

by Lawrence Cosentino
Early Saturday afternoon, a shy but mischievous-looking lad walked into Jerry’s Hairport on Lansing’s north side sporting a fedora. He sat down and waited for a haircut. “Look out, it’s Charlie Boy,” shop owner Pat Zopf called out. Three barbers were busy, customers were waiting and more regulars than usual were milling around.
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Thursday, January 9,2014

A song of ice and snow

Lingering thoughts on the winter storm that froze much of mid-Michigan

by City Pulse Staff
Last week we asked you to share your stories on the year-end power outage caused by Winter Storm Gemini. We had an abundance of submissions and nowhere near enough space to run them all. Here are a few more takes on being powerless.
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Thursday, January 9,2014

Out On the Town

by City Pulse Staff
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, JAN. 9-12 & THURSDAY-SUNDAY, JAN. 16-19 >> “12 Angry Men” at Riverwalk Theater The classic drama takes you behind the closed doors of a deadlocked jury. What seems like an easy-to-peg murder case unravels as the jurors deal with their person...
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Thursday, January 9,2014

Loogan’s run

Michigan author’s newest release is a prequel … with a twist

by Bill Castanier
These three terrific characters are all woven into a tight story through the young law student who was involved in the Innocence Project and was trying to exonerate a schoolteacher who was sent to prison for life for the killing of his wife.
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Thursday, January 9,2014

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Dizzy Dearest Album Release - Fri. Jan 10th Dizzy Dearest formed in 2009 when lead vocalist Maggie Kay Emison and her brother, Jarod Emison, played a high school talent show together. The local indie-rock band released its debut EP, “All These Flowers,” in 2011. Friday at M...
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Thursday, January 9,2014

New In Town

LotusVoice Integrative Therapies/ Tom Chee / Firehouse Subs

by Allan I. Ross
Ginger Yang recently opened LotusVoice Integrative Therapies in East Lansing, which is dedicated to holistic healing. Yang, a certified music therapist and massage therapist, worked with patients and their families as a music therapist at McLaren Hospice since March 2010.
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Thursday, January 9,2014

Notes from Neil

Good Books With Bad Weather

by Neil Rajala
Thursday, Jan. 9 — Sitting at home this past Monday, on one of those ultra-rare occasions when weather closed our stores, I couldn't help thinking about growing up in the Keweenaw Peninsula. We must have been in a near constant "polar vortex" for three or four months every ...
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Tuesday, January 7,2014

The sandwich district

Tom Chee, Firehouse Subs hold grand openings on Wednesday

by Kyle Koehler
Tuesday, Jan. 7 — If you’re looking to grab a sandwich, downtown Lansing has no shortage of choices. And Wednesday, Jan. 8, the two newest sandwich shops — Tom Chee, 123 S. Washington Square, and Firehouse Subs, 200 S. Washington Square — will hold grand openings, including a donut-eating contest at Tom Chee. Screw New Year’s resolutions; we’re squarely in carb-loading season now.
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Thursday, January 2,2014

Out On the Town

by City Pulse Staff
FRIDAY, JAN. 3 >> FOLK-A-PUNK-O-LYPSE Rock louder, dirtier and faster at The Loft. Four Michigan bands will cover a variety of rock genres, including Celtic, Americana, punk and folk. Headlining the show is Bill Grogan’s Goats, a band of five Detroit locals who fuse ...
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