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Wednesday, September 7,2011

Advice Goddess

This is where you draw the spine & Wishful finking

by Amy Alkon
I’m not invited to the wedding. Last spring, when we were broken up for three months, he had a fling with the bride’s friend. As a courtesy to the fling woman, I’m blacklisted. Last summer, when we got back together, I asked that he clear up things with his fling immediately, which he agreed to do.
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Wednesday, September 7,2011

Get a clue

Popular mystery authors Stephanie Pintoff and Louise Penny come to town Saturday

by Bill Castanier
Mystery lovers get a double shot of love Saturday as two of the hottest mystery writers in North America visit Schuler Books & Music in the Meridian Mall for back-to-back presentations. Both are so good it wouldn’t be fair to pit them against each other.
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Wednesday, September 7,2011

Food Finder

Cafes & Diners

by City Pulse
Meridian Crossing Drive, Okemos. 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. (517) 381-7437. www. gtpie.com. D, TO, P, OM, WIFI, $ Other locations at 1403 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. 6:30 a.m.- 10 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
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Wednesday, September 7,2011

Three cheers for ’Heroes’

Stormfield Theatre scores again with ace production of Tom Stoppard’s comedy about World War I vets

by Mary C. Cusack
In its second season, Stormfield Theatre is proving itself to be the little theater that can ' that is, they can produce high-quality shows that so transfix an audience that one easily forgets there is a sports bar to the rear and a Sears across the parking lot.
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Wednesday, September 7,2011

Tejano/Latino festival celebrates the legacy of Chavez

The Saturday event in Old Town features musical acts, dancing, a car show, food and a bit of history as well

by Eric Gallippo
Guerrero, of Lansing, is a member of Lansing for César E. Chávez, a volunteer organization first formed with a mission of “preserving the legacy of César E. Chávez through education, commemoration, service and self-determination.” The group formed in early 2010 to support the efforts to rename Grand River Avenue in Old Town for Chavez.
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Wednesday, September 7,2011

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Marsalis is headed to Wharton Center Sept. 22. He will perform with the prestigious Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. The (London, England) Daily Telegraph called the group “the finest big band in the world today.” Drawing from an extensive selection of songs, the set includes some of Marsalis’ original compositions.
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Wednesday, September 7,2011

Screening Room

Electrifying drama 'Warrior' will knock you out

by James Sanford
Tom Hardy’s brilliance had already brought him a faithful following in his native England by the time director Christopher Nolan cast him as the delightfully deceiver forgery expert in “Inception,” last summer’s brainy blockbuster.
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Wednesday, September 7,2011

Girls, girls, girls

Riverwalk Theatre's 'Annie' features more orphans than ever

by James Sanford
“I’m very fortunate to have one of the funniest and most physically controlled actors around playing Miss Hannigan: Angela Dill,” Croff said. “She has this great, elongated form, and she’s really been putting her body into it. It’s hilarious watching the kids vacillate between wanting to laugh and wanting to run away from her.
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Wednesday, September 7,2011

The road to art

Lansing Art Gallery rolls out from ’Toledo to Detroit’

by Nicole LaChance
The Lansing Art Gallery has done similar exhibits in the past, such as one focusing on the Lake Superior area, but it’s unusual to have three artists all interpreting one theme, said Lansing Art Gallery executive director Catherine Babcock..
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Wednesday, September 7,2011

Living in style

Cancer survivors 'walk with dignity' in fashion show

by Denyse Smith
Galvin, who serves on LEMATA’s board of directors, has been touched by cancer, having lost both her parents and her inlaws to the disease; her sister is a thyroid cancer survivor and will be one of the models in the runway event..
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