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Wednesday, December 7,2011

Starting over again — again

Tony Sump returns as board president of Lansing Civic Players

by James Sanford
The billboard outside the firehouse that is home to the Lansing Civic Players’ offices is still touting A Family Christmas and Richard III: A Steampunk Musical.
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Wednesday, December 7,2011

Riverwalk rings in the season

A familiar carol turns into a film-noir-style mystery

by Christopher Horb
A legendary carol gets a rewrite in Riverwalk Theatre s The Five Golden Rings, which bows on the main stage Saturday.
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Wednesday, December 7,2011

Penning sings in the season

Soprano reunites with LSO for a holiday pops concert

by Carlee Schepeler
Vocalist Diane Penning has a Christmas party to plan for her husband, three sons and 35 of their closest family members. But not until she sings with three Michigan orchestras at their holiday pops concerts.
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Wednesday, December 7,2011

Giving it his best shot at Spiral

One Saturday night. No shirt. Plenty of 'liquid dynamite.' Lots of money.

by Geoph Espen
My first trip out to the floor left me staring around doe-eyed. Then I realized I still had my shirt on. Going back behind the bar, no shots sold, I tore my white dress shirt off and left my chest bare of everything except my black satin tie (the hair having been painstakingly removed earlier in the day).
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Wednesday, November 30,2011

Reminiscing about retail

Author charts the rise and fall of Jacobson’s

by Bill Castanier
In the heyday of the East Lansing Jacobson’s, you could take your kids to Breakfast With Santa or sit down for an elegant dinner in the Asian-inspired 1970 East Room restaurant. As a Michigan State University grad, you knew you d arrived when you bought your business attire there, or registered for your wedding.
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Wednesday, November 30,2011

Food finder

by City Pulse
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Wednesday, November 30,2011

Twenty1 is a lucky number for Griffin and McCallum

Filmmakers host a screening of their collaborations

by Mary C. Cusack
Filmmakers A.E. Griffin and Michael McCallum may be the hardest working men in Michigan show business. It s impossible to count how many productions they have worked on, both independently and collectively, because they don t stop working long enough to draft a proper curriculum vitae.
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Wednesday, November 30,2011

Turn it down

by Rich Tupica
(Scene) Composes itself The gallery will host a concert tonight featuring the Sixth Species Ensemble, a Michigan State University-based ensemble spearheaded by MSU music graduate Phillip Sink, who is also a composer, saxophonist and teacher.
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Wednesday, November 30,2011

Screening room

Diane Keaton’s memoir makes for lovely listening

by James Sanford
When should you choose the audiobook over the printed version of a new memoir? When the author is Oscar winner Diane Keaton. Reading her recently published Then Again, the endearing, feisty and sometimes remarkably frank star sounds as if she’s sharing these stories in an intimate conversation over tea and scones.
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Wednesday, November 30,2011

Playing a different game

Having left the basketball court behind, Delvon Roe takes on a challenge: a professional acting career

by Nicole LaChance
In the high-pressure world of college sports, it s easy for players to become consumed by the game and for a careerstopping injury to seem like the end of the world. This September, Michigan State University senior Delvon Roe chose to end a promising basketball career due to chronic knee pain.
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