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Wednesday, September 15,2010

Tolerance test

’Zeitoun’ couple comes to troubled East Lansing

by Bill Castanier
“Zeitoun” follows the nightmarish experience of Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a Syrian- American, who stayed in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. Abdul, as he is called by friends and neighbors, became a hero, navigating the flood waters in a canoe to evacuate trapped residents and comfort others who stayed behind.
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Wednesday, September 15,2010

Ambitious 'Caroline' isn't small change

by Paul Wozniak
They couldn’t find one. The story of a Caroline, a poor black maid working for a Jewish family in 1963 Louisiana to support her precocious children, could easily have been sugar-coated by a score of radio-friendly hits about the struggles for equality.
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Wednesday, September 15,2010

'Brigadoon' hits music, misses drama

by Paul Wozniak
What if thy built a condo on the plot of land where the magical town of Brigadoon appears from the mist for only one day every 100 years? Would the villagers wake up to urban sprawl? Thankfully, in a sense, “Brigadoon” creators Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe were not concerned with logical, real-world possibilities.
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Wednesday, September 15,2010

TURN IT DOWN: A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
If there is anything consistent about Lansing rock shows, it’s their eclectic bills, with bands of various genres sharing the stage at the same show. Below are a few shows that mix and match sounds into one night of loud music.
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Wednesday, September 15,2010

The Screening Room

’Conviction’ director credits Michigan's credits

by James Sanford
During an interview Sunday morning at the Toronto International Film Festival, where the film premiered this week, Goldwyn admitted it was "the incredible tax incentive" that first drew him to Michigan: The state offers a 40 percent refundable tax credit against Michigan Business Tax liability for qualified filmmakers.
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Wednesday, September 15,2010

Duo show goes back to nature

by Meghan Spork
September’s exhibit at the Grove Gallery Co-op of East Lansing showcases two local artists who use unique techniques and materials taken from nature. Deborah Cholewicki works with fibrous, natural materials such as natural vine, willow and sweet grass to create her sculptural weavin...
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Wednesday, September 15,2010

Strip job

New troupe takes Shakespeare back to original finish

by Chris Galford
In true Elizabethan spirit, the Bach Dor Shakespeare Company, whose first production opens this week, plans to bring “original practice” Shakespeare to modern Lansing. That means "doing it with the lights on," according to director and founder Randy Matthews ' "even the house lights.
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Wednesday, September 15,2010

The ‘Clock’ comes around

by Chris Galford
The hard times of the past will shed light on today’s economic woes when MSU presents Arthur Miller’s panoramic, little-known saga, “The American Clock.”A huge ensemble of 30 students from MSU’s Department of Theatre will perform in Miller’s Depression-era saga at the MSU Auditorium Arena.
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Wednesday, September 15,2010

Songs in the key of Michigan

Jay Stielstra Trio opens Ten Pound Fiddle season

by Jeremy Martin
For Stielstra, whose trio will help open the Ten Pound Fiddle season Friday, the path to that inspiring plot began on the athletic field. After a decorated high school sports career in Ludington, he came to the University of Michigan for basketball and track.
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Wednesday, September 8,2010

A singular trio

Lansing Symphony starts 2010-11 season with lead-off triple

by Lawrence Cosentino
Ell made it sound even easier than that. “We just have to rely on all our previous concerto experiences and add some chamber music to it,” she said. “We’ve all played with orchestras a lot, so we’ll have the added pleasure of being on stage with each other.
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