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Monday, March 18,2013

One hell of a novel

Chuck Palahniuk is back, telling the tale of a teen who is eternally 'Damned'

by Jon James
Tuesday, Nov. 1 — “Are you there, Satan? It’s me, Madison” opens every chapter of "Fight Club" author Chuck Palahniuk’s latest novel, "Damned." They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, but even before it’s opened it’s obvious that "Damned" is different.
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Wednesday, February 22,2012

Welcome to Burlesque

Cher and Christina won't be there, but there’s still a surplus of sexiness at Spiral's 'Total Burlesque'

by Jon James
The show featured De Ville, the master of ceremonies, doing a striptease and later an energetic dance performance; Michigan State University theater student Carolyn Rex sang and provided a choreographed interpretation of “Big Spender”
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Wednesday, January 25,2012

Creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky — and singing?

Morticia gets in touch with her inner diva in the 'Addams Family' musical

by Jon James
Sara Gettelfinger, who plays Morticia Addams, says the script plays up the morbid humor in the family’s relationships, tendencies, activities and connections to the outside world that has made the franchise so popular since the comics debuted in the 1930s.
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Wednesday, January 25,2012

New in town

Bradly's Home and Garden

by Jon James
Antlers and armoires, feathers and flowerpots, burlap totes and bark wastebaskets: Could one store have them all?
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Wednesday, November 23,2011

Hidden Camel makes a comeback

Get ready for DJs, dancing and Tuesday night drag shows at the revamped club

by Jon James
Acker says he envisions workers from the Board of Water and Light building under construction across the street stopping by for lunch, another crowd coming in for happy hour, and the dance crowd checking out weekly events..
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Wednesday, November 23,2011

Heating up Fahrenheit

‘It’s my baby — and I’m finally giving birth,’ says Ace DeVille of his Tantalizing Tuesdays

by Jon James
Every Tuesday, DeVille gets together a team of models, dancers, drag queens, strippers and any other talent deemed worthy and sets them loose on Fahrenheit s stage. The premiere show earlier this month featured about two dozen models performing during six songs.
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Wednesday, November 16,2011

Silver jubilee

Silver Bells in the City rings in holiday season for downtown Lansing

by Jon James
Silver Bells in the City had humble beginnings, according to coordinator Mindy Biladeau, who says it started with a few people singing Christmas carols around the state Christmas tree. On the third year, the lighting of the state Christmas tree was incorporated into the event. It has grown consistently since then to become the festival it is today.
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Wednesday, November 9,2011

Get global

MSU cultural festival kicks off International Education Week

by Jon James
Bring your questions, bring your friends and bring a little money for lunch, said Peggy Arbanas, co-director of the festival and MSU international student adviser. Lunch features international cuisine for $5, served in the garden level of the MSU Union; the festival itself is free.
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Wednesday, October 26,2011

Be sly, not sleazy

by Jon James
Halloween is just around the corner, and if you haven’t gotten your costume together yet, it’s crunch time. For women, your costume options may seem to range from Sexy Cop to Sexy Yodeler to Sexy Pirate to Sexy Mafia Hitwoman. What if you don’t want a costume that is desi...
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Wednesday, October 26,2011

Organist accompanies classic silent film Nosferatu

by Jon James
In 1922, when the now-classic vampire film “Nosferatu” hit the big screen, the only sounds heard in a movie theater were performed live by an in-house organist. This weekend, to celebrate Halloween, Lansing Theater Organ recreates the experience by accompanying the German hor...
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