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Wednesday, May 23,2012

Music, menudo and more

Annual Cristo Rey Fiesta celebrates Hispanic culture

by City Pulse
In the summer of 1979, people were reading "The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet" and Peter Benchley's "The Island," watching Sigourney Weaver in "Alien" and Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal in "The Main Event” and roller skating to Chic's "Good Times" and the Bee Gees' "Love You Inside Out." Meanwhile, Cristo Rey Church was launching its first fiesta.
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Wednesday, May 23,2012

Barn Theatre is back with 'Great Big Bar Show'

by City Pulse
The Barn Theatre in Augusta kicks off its 66th season Tuesday with the latest edition of “The Great Big Bar Show.” The cabaret-style performance takes place in the Rehearsal Shed Lounge and features Eric Parker, Roy Brown, Emily Fleming (formerly Emily May Smith), Patrick Hunter and members of the 2012 Apprentice Company. The program includes a preview of music from the shows on the Barn’s summer schedule, including “Pal Joey,” “Spamalot,” “The Wedding Singer” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot.”
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Wednesday, May 16,2012

Food Finder

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PALACE OF JAMAICA — This tiny restaurant serves authentic island tastes, including curry goat, oxtail, fried plantains and jerk chicken. 424 S. Washington Square, Lansing. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 12:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Sunday (517) 977-1763. D, TO, SF, RES, OM, $$
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Wednesday, May 9,2012

Food finder

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HONEY-BAKED HAM — Stop by for a boxed lunch or shop for a few sundries at this deli/store hybrid. Specialty condiments are offered. Catering for parties and events also available. 5601 W. Saginaw Highway, Suite A, Lansing. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday. (517) 327-5008. www.honeybaked.com, D, TO, OM, RES, $
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Wednesday, May 2,2012

Food finder

Casual dining

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DIMITRI’S — The former stalwart of downtown Lansing now serves Delta Township with a full dinner menu along with familiar Coney dogs, burgers and fries. 6334 W. Saginaw, Lansing. 7 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Sunday. (517) 323-6867; TO
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Wednesday, April 25,2012

2012-2013 Lansing Symphony Orchestra Schedule

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8 p.m. Sept. 14 "MasterWorks 1: Opening Night," celebrating Ralph Votapek’s 50th anniversary Guest Artist: Ralph Votapek, piano Puts: Millennium Canons Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
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Wednesday, April 25,2012

Food Finder

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CONRAD’S COLLEGE TOWN GRILL — The menu includes creative sandwiches, such as the J.F.K. (with chicken, tomato, mushrooms, jalapenos, banana peppers, mozzarella and honey mustard) and a full slew of breakfast items. 101 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing. 11 a.m.-3 a.m. Monday-Friday, noon-3 a.m. Saturday, noon-2:30 p.m. Sunday. (517) 337-2723. www.conradsgrill.com. D, OM, $.
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Wednesday, April 25,2012

Straight from the harp

Deidreanna Potter plays with Lansing Concert band

by City Pulse
Deidreanna Potter, a 17-year-old harpist from Charlotte, receives the Kenneth G. Bloomquist Lansing Concert Award at Saturday´s Band Lansing Concert Band performance; 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28 she will perform Dart Auditorium composer David 500 N. Capitol Ave.
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Wednesday, April 18,2012

Common Ground adds Bush and Kevin Costner

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Yes, that's the same Kevin Costner you know from “Field of Dreams,” “Dances With Wolves” and “The Bodyguard.” He formed the Modern West band in 2007 and released a country album, “Untold Truths,” in 2008. Costner and Modern West come to Common Ground July 11.
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Wednesday, April 18,2012

Ready to run

Lansing Marathon is set for Sunday

by City Pulse
An estimated 2,000 runners are expected to participate in the first Lansing Marathon on Sunday. The 26.2 mile course begins at the Accident Fund building and runners will travel through Kircher Park, Potter Park Zoo, Michigan State University and REO Town before finishing at the Capitol Building. Participants have seven hours to complete the marathon, which begins at 8 a.m.
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