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Wednesday, May 19,2010

Wussy galore & Let’s meek love!

by Amy Alkon
You might be as “liberated” as all get out, but your genes are ready to party like it’s 1.8 million years ago, when women evolved to be the harder-to-get sex and men co-evolved to expect to smooth-talk a woman into the bushes.
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Wednesday, May 19,2010

Portrait of the artist as a young man

Photo-filled book details Hemingway's Michigan

by Bill Castanier
Federspiel’s new book “Picturing Hemingway’s Michigan” (Painted Turtle Book) uses more than 250 photographs to tell the story of Hemingway’s youth. Many of the photographs have never been seen before and Federspiel carefully mined the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, the Clarke Library in Mt.
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Wednesday, May 19,2010

East Lansing Art Festival performance schedule

by City Pulse
The East Lansing Art Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 22 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 23, in downtown East Lansing..
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Wednesday, May 19,2010

Ludacris in Lansing

Rapper-actor joins Common Ground lineup

by City Pulse
Other additions to the Common Ground schedule include a July 13 appearance by the Max Weinberg Big Band (tickets now on sale) and a triple-header on July 15 featuring Paper Tongues, Neon Trees and Civil Twilight (tickets on sale May 21)..
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Wednesday, May 19,2010

’Uncommon Good’ not all that great

LCP courtroom drama guilty of being overlong and unevenly acted

by Mary C. Cusack
Martavius Nelson (Derek Ovenshire) is on trial for assaulting attorney Sean Ruby (Tim Cody), the executor of Nelson’s mother’s estate. The play asks the audience to weigh illegal but justifiable actions against immoral yet legally acceptable practices.
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Wednesday, May 19,2010

The Bop is back

Bop (Harvey) reunites for Art Festival concert

by Rich Tupica
After forming in 1984, Bop (Harvey) began a trip through reggae, soul, Latin, funk and psychedelic rock with one goal in mind: to make each crowd dance their asses off. Which is what the East Lansing band did for 10 years ' all the while keeping busier than most local acts.
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Wednesday, May 19,2010

’Home’ is where the theater is

Families tell their stories in Williamston production

by James Sanford
In Muskegon, a frazzled family battles over whose turn it is to use the only bathroom in the house. In Madison, Wis., an elderly widow laments what she sees as the deterioration of her neighborhood. In Detroit, a babysitter is taken aback by the unusual lunch request of the boy she’s taking care of.
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Wednesday, May 19,2010

BoarsHead Theater faces final curtain

LCC trustees reject proposed partnership

by James Sanford
“Currently, BoarsHead is defunct, they are bankrupt. We’re not rescuing anyone,” he said. “The BoarsHead people are working hard to reconstitute themselves to once again be a viable theater company in Lansing. Without us, they’d have to go back to the drawing board.
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Wednesday, May 19,2010

Carrying the torch

New and seasoned artists converge at East Lansing Art Festival

by Jessica Carreras
In 1964, as an answer to street fairs taking place in Ann Arbor, a Michigan State University advertising student began a similar event that allowed art students to exhibit and sell their work.
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Thursday, May 13,2010

Home at last - after 60 years

Quaker Meeting House completed in Old Town

by Megan Murphy
“We liked the area, and when the particular lot was made available it seemed perfect,” Waltz said. “The zoning was right. Normally an easy place to build a church is out in the countryside somewhere, but we loved the feel of Old Town and wanted to be part of a community, not outside of it.
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