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Friday, May 31,2013

Building a better burger

MSU food truck wins national award for locally made cheeseburger

by Allan I. Ross
Friday, May 31 — If you had to pick a food item that best represented the Lansing area, what would you pick? Something green, like pesto chicken, to play off the Michigan State University colors? An elegant filet mignon, perhaps, like all the lobbyists eat down by the Capitol? Or maybe pho, a falafel sandwich or a torta, to show off mid-Michigan’s diverse culture?
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Wednesday, May 22,2013

Video: LUVS performance at E.L. Art Festival

Lansing ensemble prepares for statewide tour

by Allan I. Ross
Wednesday, May 22 — The Lansing Unionized Vaudeville Spectacle was the closing band at the 50th annual East Lansing Art Festival on Sunday. It was the last local show for the band before a statewide tour next month.
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Thursday, May 16,2013

Wobegon at Wharton

‘A Prairie Home Companion’ coming to East Lansing in August

by Allan I. Ross
Thursday, May 16 — Tickets go on sale tomorrow for “A Prairie Home Companion,” Garrison Keillor’s long running variety show. The program is broadcast weekly on public radio outlets across the country, including 90.5 WKAR-FM, locally. “A Prairie Home Companion” is known for its musical guests, especially folk and traditional musicians, tongue-in-cheek radio drama and Keillor's storytelling segment, “News from Lake Wobegon.”
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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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