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Wednesday, October 8,2014

Briefs

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Absentee walk-in voting hours extended to meet demand in Lansing If absentee ballots are an early indication, this election season has voter attention. The Lansing City Clerk expanded absentee walk-in voting hours at the South Washington Office Complex Election Unit ,which will stay open later on Wednesdays until 7 p.m.
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Wednesday, October 8,2014

Curtain call

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Grave Matters Williamston finds eerie magic in ‘Frankenstein’ supplement The relationship between Williamston Theatre and playwright Joseph Zettelmaier is so pleasantly symbiotic that it must have been created in a laboratory. Zettelmaier writes audience-pleasing plays ...
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Wednesday, September 24,2014

Briefly stated

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The Greater Lansing Taxi Authority was approved by the Lansing City Council 7-0 Monday bringing joint regulation of taxi service for the first time in the region. The authority will also regulate ride-share services like Uber. The authority consolidates regulations and licensing for cabs and ride shares in both cities. Officials say the effort will improve service quality and ensure the safety of riders.
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Wednesday, September 24,2014

Curtain call

"Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" and "60/50 Theatre Project"

by City Pulse
Tiger burning bright Peppermint Creek season opener presents humans as animals with better infrastructure In Rajiv Joseph’s play, “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,” Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.’s 12th season opener, war isn’t hell — it’s more...
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Saturday, September 13,2014

VIDEO: Beerfest at the Ballpark — Fall Edition

Photos from the craft beer event at Cooley Law School Stadium

by City Pulse
Friday, Sept. 12 — The second iteration of Beerfest at the Ballpark drew hundreds of craft beer fans and curiosity seekers to Cooley Law School Stadium in downtown Lansing. This was the second Beerfest this year after the spring version, held in April.
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Wednesday, August 20,2014

Pole-vaulting the gamut

2014 Renegade Theatre Festival gives reviewers plenty to cover

by City Pulse
From sleepers to yawners, "Campfire" to "Cock," real-life stories to imaginary friends, the 2014 Renegade Theatre Festival didn´t just run the gamut, it pole-vaulted over it, Roto-tilled it and planted purple petunias on top. Thankfully, City Pulse´s skulking band of undercover critics were on hand to chronicle Lansing´s end-of-summer cornucopia of productions from local theater companies and independents.
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Wednesday, July 16,2014

Oddball lansing

Several Lansing-area oddities made it into Jerome Pohlen´s “Oddball Michigan” (see related story) but there are plenty more. Here are some things he missed.

by City Pulse
1. Remy eat world Remy Mumby is currently greater Lansing’s most famous, and interesting, oddity. Mumby, 14, has posted over 100 YouTube videos in which he cheerfully samples exotic foods like tarantulas, scorpions and balut, or partially developed duck embryo, a delicacy in...
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Wednesday, July 9,2014

Lansing rock city

A chat with six up-and-coming local acts

by City Pulse
Lansing’s booming rock scene has thrust several local bands into the national spotlight. Just look at Dominic John Davis: Last year he was rocking the Green Door, this year he performed on the Grammy Awards with Jack White. Local boy rocks hard.
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Wednesday, July 9,2014

Out on the Town

Williamston Theatre ends its season with ‘Bang’

by City Pulse
“The Earth began to cool/the autotrophs began to drool/Neanderthals developed tools/we built a wall, we built the pyramids/ Math, science, history/ unraveling the mysteries, That all started with the big bang.” “The Barenaked Ladies” wrote the theme song for the hit CBS show “The Big Bang,” which gets … some of things right about life, the universe and everything. And this week the Williamston Theatre weighs in with another take on “The Big Bang” with a new musical comedy starting this week that has absolutely nothing to do with the show. But hey, it’s a cool name.
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Wednesday, June 25,2014

Out on the Town

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25-SATURDAY, JUNE 28 >> LANSING BEER WEEK If you missed the first half of Lansing Beer Week, don’t worry — it’s still going strong with lots of events left. Tonight at 5, Mason’s BAD Brewing Co. will be in downtown Lansing to host a tap ...
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