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Wednesday, June 2,2010

Bust actress, a whole new bald game & flee collar

by Amy Alkon
Of course, it’s always been out for some (picture Meryl Streep and Judi Dench sitting around pondering, “To DDD or not to DDD'”) While this reported trend in looking natural seems part of the trend toward grass-fed beef, hemp lingerie, and “Hey, you...
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

Out of Africa

Nnedi Okorafor weaves a scary tale of survival

by Bill Castanier
The death of her father pushed Nnedi Okorafor to write “Who Fears Death,” her latest novel.
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

Riverwalk turns on ’Light in the Piazza’

Summer Circle Theater launches season with ’Spirit’

by City Pulse
Wealthy American tourists Margaret (English Clark) and Clara (Lucas) Johnson get a crash-course in love, Italian-style, when Clara catches the eye of Fabrizio Naccarelli (Dekatch) in a piazza in Florence.
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

1st Sunday gallery walk & other exhibitions

by City Pulse
of Richard Koenig and Jane Rosemont. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. T - F, 1-4 p.m. S. 113 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 374-6400..
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

Quit walking - start chalking

Let the sidewalk be your canvas at Old Town’s Chalk of the Town

by Gabi Moore
The streets of Old Town will be lit up with colorful works of chalk art at the second annual Chalk of the Town event on June 5. Everyone from professional artists and designers to families who wish to express their creativity can participate in the four-hour competition that takes place as part of Old Town’s Be a Tourist in Your Own Town event.
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

Hard to ’Beat’

Gay Men’s Chorus salutes the sounds of the 1960s

by Gabi Moore
Audiences will recognize many of the 1960s hits featured in the Greater Lansing Gay Men’s Chorus’ annual spring concert, “You Can’t Stop the Beat.” The concert, named for a song in the Broadway musical “Hairspray,” will feature songs likes “Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In,” “My Girl,” and “Unchained Melody.
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

Urban-gardendale

City’s first urban farm on a formerly unproductive patch of land could feed an entire neighborhood

by Adam Molner
Buried deep at the south end of Hayford Street on Lansing’s east side lies a small patch of land that nobody loved until very recently. It was an empty lot that will soon be Lansing’s first urban garden, thanks to two Michigan State University professors.
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

Haunted by HUAC

’The Value of Names’: John Peakes stars in a look at life after the witch hunts

by James Sanford
To pave the way ' and raise some money ' Stormfield has been presenting a series of staged readings at various locations. “The Value of Names,” playing June 4 to 6 at Red Cedar Friends Meeting House, is the latest, and it has given Thatcher a chance to reconnect with some longtime friends and associates.
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

A city of sightseers

Lansingites get passports to explore their own town

by Jessica Carrera
The day-long event on Saturday, June 5, includes a feature sure to put butterflies in the stomachs of all who dare to take a look. Over The Edge, put on by the Team Lansing Foundation, will feature a few daredevils rappelling down the side of Lansing’s tallest building, the Boji Tower.
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Wednesday, June 2,2010

'BackStage Pass' goes nationwide

WKAR-TV series spotlights local musicians in concert

by Jane Alexander
“Also, every program that goes out has the WKAR/Michigan State University logo, so every program is associated with Michigan State University as well. So it really helps promote the university and the mid-Michigan area to people who live all over the country.
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