In his 2011 Michigan Notable Book, “Reimagining Detroit: Opportunities for Redefining an American City,” Gallagher makes a case for a city that doesn’t pin its hopes on what he calls "fantastic visions,” but is based on a smaller footprint that has begin to work for other cities across the globe.
With the maturity that Michelle Meredith displays in every role she plays, one could easily assume she is older than 22. Virtually typecast as mothers and grandmothers, Meredith is a graduate of Michigan State University; she performed alongside Carmen Decker in “Kimberly Akimbo” at Stormfield Theater earlier this year.
It was apropos that after the opening night performance of Peppermint Creek’s “The Pride,” the New Order song “Bizarre Love Triangle” came on the radio. The combination of characters and settings certainly qualify the relationships in “The Pride” as bizarre love (and lust) triangles.
This Saturday at Mac’s Bar the band unveils its 10th release, “The Plurals Today, The Plurals Tomorrow: A Futurospective,” a ninesong full-length. Good Time Gang Recordings (a label operated by the band) is co-releasing the CD along with fellow Lansing label Bermuda Mohawk Productions.
I’ve been reading your column for years, and I never dreamed I’d be writing to you. But here in Lansing, a local theater is about to expose all your secrets. The play is called “The Lady With All the Answers,” and the actress portraying you is Diane Dorsey, who comes from Chicago (isn’t that your neck of the woods?).
The annual avalanche of summer blockbusters is beginning to rain down on theaters, with the opening of "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" this weekend and "The Hangover 2" and "Kung Fu Panda 2" due to arrive for Memorial Day.
There was nothing cloak and dagger in the arrangement, though. These artists ' far from the “taggers” that many cities have attempted to crack down upon ' were invited as part of the latest in a joint effort by the REACH Studio Art Center and the REO Town Commercial Association to breathe new cultural life into the city.
Monday afternoon, just before 3, a crowd of people gathered in front of an ancient-looking tunnel of bricks and mud behind the Clayworks pottery shop on Wacousta Road in Grand Ledge, craning their necks for a better look. Wabi-sabi-gama, the 12-foot-long beast with a belly of fire, had finally cooled.