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Wednesday, July 13,2011

'Bare' will take off

MSU student launches a new theater company, with help from a website

by Tracy Key
“I heard the musical for the first time about three years ago on a CD, and I fell in love with it right away,” he said. “I said to myself, ‘One day I want to direct that.’ This musical is what encouraged me and made me want to start my own production company, and lot of things I believe in and my philosophy are contained in the show.
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Thursday, July 7,2011

Charlie Daniels speaks his mind

The country star talks 'death panels,' war, Obama, health care — everything but music

by Rich Tupica
“We haven’t finished a war in 50 years or longer,” he said. “Not since the second World War have we finished something we started. We have all of these rules and regulations. Instead of the war being left to the military people and troops who are capable of winning these wars, we tie the hands of our troops.
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Thursday, July 7,2011

The Screening Room

A message movie that's also a monster movie

by James Sanford
To connoisseurs of world cinema, the Criterion Collection has long been a treasure trove. The high-quality line of DVDs includes titles from Ingmar Bergman, Louis Malle, Roman Polanski, Charlie Chaplin, Fritz Lang, Ernst Lubitsch and other legendary directors ' and, of course, "Goke:.
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Wednesday, July 6,2011

Everyone has something to 'Say'

Kristina Riggle’s latest novel examines a family in crisis from multiple viewpoints

by Bill Castanier
Author Kristina Riggle is something of a literary ventriloquist. In her most recent book, “Things We Didn’t Say,” Riggle tells a story from the point of view of six protagonists as they struggle to make it through an evolving family relationship that is brought to a climax by the disappearance of one of the children.
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Wednesday, July 6,2011

Just for the health of it

East Lansing Farmer’s Market starts its third year Sunday

by Joe Torok
Included in the vendor ranks are Clearview Orchards, The Country Mill, El Azteco, Fresh Lake Whitefish Co., Gibbs Berry Farm, Greenbrush Farms Dolce Vita Goat Dairy, Hang’s Farm, Nibble, Nightengale Farms, Owosso Organics, Pregitzer Farm, Spartan Country Meats, Stone Circle Bakehouse, Sweet Polly’s Pure Breads and Desserts and Tirell Centennial Farm.
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Wednesday, July 6,2011

'Thrills, chills and frills'

Pretty Things Peep Show is a one-way ticket to ‘Broadville’

by Rich Tupica
“It’s a new genre the kids are calling ‘Broadville,’” Go-Go Amy said. “It’s like vaudeville, but all done by hot broads. It’s a very lady-centric show. There’s only one man in the show; all of the other performers are women.
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Wednesday, July 6,2011

Turn it Down: A survey of Lansing’s musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Also set to perform is Kessenchu, an electronic one-man band fronted by Caleb Shkinwe McPherson. He plays a mixture of techno, noise and speedcore. Headlining the night is Charlatan, who plays original, polished modern rock-style tunes. Comrade will also perform.
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Wednesday, July 6,2011

’Top Gun’ at 25

MSU alum Jack Epps Jr. talks about the creation of the iconic blockbuster

by KURT ANTHONY KRUG
“It caught everyone by surprise,” confessed Epps, 61, from his home in Santa Monica, Calif. Epps, a 1972 Michigan State University graduate and screenwriter, cowrote the screenplay to “Top Gun” with the late Jim Cash, his longtime writing partner and a former instructor at MSU.
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Wednesday, July 6,2011

They shoot, he scores

Composer Chad Rehmann has been selected to participate in film scoring workshop in L.A.

by Ashley Brown
The event features Richard Bellis, an ASCAP board director and film scorer who composed the Emmy-winning score for the TV miniseries “It,” adapted from the Stephen King novel.
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Wednesday, June 29,2011

Quiet disruption

Video art of Hiraki Sawa is a curtain-raiser for Broad Museum

by Lawrence Cosentino
Say you live in a typical apartment with a kitchen, a hallway, a bathroom and gray Midwestern blah outside the window. You wake up feeling different one day ' not sick, just different. Instead of going to work, you sit at home and stare at your walls and floors, watch your toothbrush and toaster.
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