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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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Wednesday, May 26,2010

Calipers for clouds

New online database will quantify arts

by Lawrence Cosentino
Absurd stories ' unless you run them in reverse. Several times a year, understaffed arts groups have to lay down their trumpets, chisels and scripts to work on spreadsheets, cost-revenue charts and other hoops their major funders put in front of them..
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Wednesday, May 26,2010

All in the family

Humorous and heartfelt, ’Home’ is a winner for Williamston Theatre

by Tom Helma
Written by Annie Martin and Suzi Regan and directed by Regan, “Home” follows 2008’s "Maidens, Mothers and Crones," which focused on women, and last year’s "Flyover USA," which dealt with men’s concerns. Approximately 50 people shared family stories that inspired the vignettes in "Home.
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Wednesday, May 26,2010

The power of positive sinking & Past control

by Amy Alkon
It’s terrible, what happened to his roommate, but moving into somebody’s place and then announcing, “Oh, by the way, I’m traumatized by people having sex'” is like saying, “Did I mention that I’m deathly allergic to cats? Not to worry, I hear they don’t feel a thing when they get put down.
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Wednesday, May 26,2010

Michigan State’s treasure trove

Special Collections has Batman, Pulitzer winners, antique wallpaper samples

by Bill Castanier
It’s not a plot for a comic book. They make space for each other in the University Library’s Special Collections unit, which has one of the world’s largest collections of comics and can also brag about holding the papers of such literary luminaries as Richard Ford, Robert Coles and Russell Nye.
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Wednesday, May 26,2010

A touch of Poison at Common Ground

by City Pulse
Tickets are on sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays at the Common Ground office, 901 N. Washington Ave. in Lansing, or by visiting www.commongroundfest. com. Call (800) 585-3737 for more information..
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Wednesday, May 26,2010

’Late’ is great

Icarus Falling delivers powerhouse production of Sam Shepard drama

by Mary C. Cusack
While Studio 1210 in Old Town makes a nice art gallery, its limitations in lighting and its lack of a backstage make it a challenging venue for a play. Shortly into the work, however, emotional immediacy easily trumps environment.
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Wednesday, May 26,2010

Wright on

Country star is grand marshal for Pride March June 12

by James Sanford
Wright will be grand marshal of the Pride March June 12 in downtown Lansing; it’s part of the Michigan Pride Diversity Festival. The march begins at noon at Grand Avenue along Riverfront Park and proceeds south on Grand, west on Shiawassee Street and south on Capitol Avenue to the Capitol steps.
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Wednesday, May 26,2010

Rattling the rafters, stirring the heart

’Phantom’ retains its allure at Wharton Center

by James Sanford
It’s been nearly a quarter of a century since Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” made its debut in London’s West End and the show has remained a money-spinner ever since. That’s quite remarkable in the theater world, where today’s hot ticket can easily turn into tomorrow’s big yawn.
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