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Wednesday, May 15,2013

Sale of the Century

After 13 years, East Lansing comic book store calling it quits

by Allan I. Ross
Wednesday, May 15 — Even superheroes have to hang up their capes, sometimes. Today, Andy Morrow, owner of 21st Century Comics and Games, announced that he’ll be closing his East Lansing comic book store “sometime in June.”
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Friday, May 10,2013

Nifty at fifty

Woldumar Nature Center's Saturday event celebrates half a century of outdoor education

by Allan I. Ross
Friday, May 10 —'For 50 years, Lansing’s Woldumar Nature Center has provided an idyllic venue for helping mid-Michigan residents stay in touch with the outdoors. A daylong celebration on Saturday will commemorate the milestone.
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Friday, May 3,2013

Hops and heroes

Separate Saturday events appeal to lovers of craft beer, comic books

by Allan I. Ross
Friday, May 3 — Craft beer and comic books are two things you wouldn’t normally associate with each other, but this Saturday, fans of both suds and superheroes have their choice of ways to celebrate. Two simultaneous national events, National Homebrew Day and Free Comic Book Day, will bring out the inner fanboys and beer hounds in mid-Michigan residents.
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Monday, April 22,2013

Hopping along

City officials dig in for upcoming restaurant’s ceremonial groundbreaking

by Allan I. Ross
Monday, April 22 — The planting of ceremonial beer hops marked the construction launch of East Lansing’s upcoming HopCat bar/restaurant today.
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Monday, April 15,2013

‘Mormon’ stormin’ Wharton

Wharton’s 2013-’14 Broadway season a mix of hits and classics

by Allan I. Ross
Monday, April 15 — The Wharton Center’s 2013-‘14 Broadway season was also announced on Monday. The lineup includes an irreverent hit musical that Wharton is getting on the first leg of its touring production, three movie-to-stage adaptations (including a smash Disney favorite) and a grown-up — but not “adult” — take on the Peter Pan story. Oh yeah, and a show commonly called the Great American Opera as well as the jukebox musical that launched the whole singing-along-with-radio-songs fad 14 years ago. Talk about diversity.
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Friday, April 5,2013

Uke got served

Local teen plays on trolley tonight for First Fridays

by Allan I. Ross
Friday, April 5 — For two years, Lansing First Fridays has given mid-Michigan entertainment junkies a good reason to look forward to the first Friday of every month — and guess what tonight is.
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Friday, March 29,2013

MSU Museum receives $1.9M gift endowment

Money would pay for the museum’s first endowed curatorship

by Allan I. Ross
Friday, March 29 — Yesterday, the Michigan State University Museum announced a $1.9 million gift that would support an endowed curatorship, the first such endowment for the 155-year old museum.
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Friday, March 15,2013

Nuclear family

Author Cecile Pineda takes on Great Lakes nuclear facilities programs

by Allan I. Ross
Thursday, March 14 — Author Cecile Pineda will speak tonight on the threat posed by Michigan’s nuclear facilities. The event is co-hosted by the Peace Education Center in East Lansing, which takes a definitive stance on nuclear energy.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Slam jam

Showcase is ‘last hurrah’ for student poets

by Allan I. Ross
Thursday, Nov. 29 — Tonight/poetry will take flight/with two teams of students who are bright. /Their words will ignite/and soar like a kite/dropping rhymes that are tight/to excite/and enlighten/the audience like Turkish Delight. You get the idea, right? (OK, we’ll stop.) The poets at tonight’s MSU Slam Showcase will likely lay down some better work than that.
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Wednesday, March 13,2013

Funding public art

2013 grants program ‘really makes Lansing shine”

by Allan I. Ross
Thursday, Aug. 2 — The Lansing Economic Development Corporation announced today that local artists have until Sept. 7 to submit grant applications for the organization’s annual Sense of Place in the Arts program. This city-funded program supports arts and cultural projects, driving community revitalization and economic development in the area.
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