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Monday, July 20,2015

Distribution: Where to find City Pulse

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City Pulse is a free alternative weekly newspaper with 20,000 papers distributed every Wednesday to over 500 locations in Greater Lansing. City Pulse has 50,000 readers each week.
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Wednesday, July 1,2015

PULSAR XI

City Pulse announces nominees for 11th annual theater awards

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The votes have been tabulated, and City Pulse has announced its 2014-15 Pulsar Award nominees. This year’s installment of the awards, created to recognize the best in local theater, will be handed out at a July 13 award ceremony. Winners will be published in the July 15 issue. Pe...
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Wednesday, May 27,2015

Curtain Call

‘Kinky Boots’ at Wharton and Ixion's 'Mother's Nature'

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When the musical is named “Kinky Boots,” one shouldn’t be surprised when it kicks off with a tribute to footwear. After the opening “Price & Son Theme,” the full ensemble launches into a high-energy rendition of “The Most Beautiful Thing in the World.” (Spoiler alert: The most beautiful thing in the world is a shoe.) The shoes and boots, of course, are metaphors. For Charlie Price (Steven Booth), heir to the failing Price & Sons shoe business, the sturdy, unfashionable shoes made at the factory represent the dying of an era, as reliability is cast aside in favor of cheap thrills and disposable fashion.
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Thursday, May 21,2015

Top of the Town Winners

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HANGOUTS Church 1. Riverview Church 2. Trinity Church (Jolly/Dunkel) 3. St. Gerard Catholic Church Coffee Shop 1. Strange Matter Coffee Co. 2. Starbucks  3. Espresso Royale Biggby 1. 2006 S. Cedar St., Holt 2. 120 W. Ottawa St., Lansing 3. 115 W. A...
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Wednesday, May 20,2015

And the Top of the Town award goes to...

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It's a still night on Michigan Avenue. A crowd gathers in anticipation. They heard this could be the night. Wait a minute — is it? Could it be? Yes! A plume of white smoke emerges from the chimney of City Pulse headquarters. The people of Lansing have selected the 2015 Top of the Town winners.
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Wednesday, May 20,2015

Celebrate yourselves, bring your friends

City Pulse/WLNS winners party will benefit the Michigan Institute for Contemporary Art

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City Pulse & WLNS will fete the winners of the 2015 Top of the Town contest at a special event. On Friday, June 12, Top of the Town will commandeer the VIP tent at the second annual Grand American Fish Rodeo at Adado Riverfront Park in Lansing. Top chefs from around town will provide ...
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Wednesday, May 13,2015

Curtain Call

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CORRECTION: Due to an editing error, the second paragraph of "Laughing at death" was omitted in an earlier version of this story. The missing paragraph has been added below. Domination drama Sexual tension drives edgy ‘Venus in Fur’ It feels like a mistake...
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Wednesday, April 22,2015

Curtain call

MSU's "Hair" and Ixion's "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds"

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 Ageless Aquarius MSU’s production of ‘Hair’ still feels edgy, relevant It’s been nearly 50 years since the dawning of the “age of Aquarius,” and yet the rock-musical “Hair” still resonates. The Vietnam War is over and LSD Review ...
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Wednesday, April 15,2015

What is Proposal 1 all about?

Navigating the road funding solution: A City Pulse special report

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And unless you live in East Lansing, Lansing Township or the school districts of Holt, Williamston or Webberville, thereīs nothing else on the ballot. So what the heck is it? Well, itīs as simple or complex as you want to make it. Hereīs the simple story. Weīd be paying 1 cent more for every dollar purchase we make. If itīs a $20 purchase, itīs about 20 cents more; $50 purchase, 50 cents more; $100, $1 more, etc. It also raises the cost of a fill-up about $1.50.
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Wednesday, March 25,2015

Out on the town

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Siren song Thursday, March 26 Twenty-five years of marriage can take a toll on a relationship, but leave it to mythological Greek temptresses to spice things up. The play “Sirens” begins when Sam first falls in love with Rose. He writes her a song that up becomes a hug...
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