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Thursday, August 1,2013

Dead Heads meet at the movies

Third annual Grateful Dead ‘Meet up at the Movies’ showing in Lansing tonight

by City Pulse Staff
Thursday, Aug. 1 — The Grateful Dead had just come off their legendary spring tour of Europe in 1972 when they took the stage at the Oregon County Fair to perform a benefit show for author Ken Kesey’s brother’s dairy farm. That show on Aug. 27, 1972, was captured on 16 mm cameras and has been restored to high definition quality. Concert footage was compiled into a two-hour movie called “Sunshine Daydream,” which is playing tonight at 7:30 at the Goodrich Lansing Mall 6 on the west side.
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Thursday, August 1,2013

Whole Foods coming to town

Supermarket chain plans 2015 opening in Meridian Township

by City Pulse Staff
Thursday, Aug. 1 — Whole Foods Market, the Austin, Texas-based grocery chain specializing in natural and organic foods, reportedly plans to open a new location in Meridian Township in 2015.
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Wednesday, July 31,2013

Arts parting

Leslie Donaldson to leave Arts Council of Greater Lansing

by City Pulse Staff
Wednesday, July 31 — Leslie Donaldson, executive director of the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, announced today that she will be stepping down after eight years in that position. She announced her departure via a letter today. In the letter, she said she accepted a position as director of the College of Creative Arts at Interlochen Center for the Arts near Traverse City.
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Friday, July 26,2013

Big Willie style

Legendary country music star Willie Nelson coming to Lansing area in September

by City Pulse Staff
Friday, July 16 — Tickets went on sale today for Country Music Hall of Fame legend Willie Nelson, who will perform in Eaton County Sept. 26.
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Tuesday, July 23,2013

Folk tales

Arlo Guthrie coming to Wharton Center

by City Pulse Staff
Tuesday, July 23 — Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for Arlo Guthrie, who will perform at the Wharton Center on Oct. 3. Guthrie, 66, is most famous for his 1967 talking blues song, “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree,” which lampooned the Vietnam War draft.
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Saturday, July 20,2013

From Russia without love

Debate stirs as public officials weigh in on Sister City program with St. Petersburg

by City Pulse Staff
Friday, July 19 — Despite opposition from Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, the Lansing City Council will be asked Monday to consider pulling out of its Sister City program with St. Petersburg, Russia, because of anti-gay laws there.
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Thursday, July 18,2013

UAW/Chamber endorsements

In a rare move, dueling political groups endorse Bernero and his supporters on City Council

by City Pulse Staff
Wednesday, July 17 — Although the two organizations rarely agree on politics, the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce and the United Auto Workers Region 1-C are on the same page for the citywide elections this fall.
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Thursday, July 18,2013

Pure Iowa?

Schauer launches petition asking Snyder why he outsourced travel guide

by City Pulse Staff
Thursday, July 18 — The Mark Schauer for Governor campaign has launched a petition drive asking why the Snyder administration outsourced the Pure Michigan travel guide to an Iowa publisher when it could have printed it less expensively in Michigan.
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Tuesday, July 16,2013

Church & state

Public buildings and churches on next Lansing Historical Society tour

by City Pulse Staff
Tuesday, July 16 — The Historical Society of Greater Lansing continues its Behind the Fašade tours this weekend with “Church and State,” a look at some of downtown’s oldest churches and state buildings.
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Monday, July 8,2013

Video: Lansing Beer Fest

Inaugural REO Town event draws more than 500

by City Pulse Staff
Monday, July 8 — The Lansing Beer Fest brought 34 craft beers from 14 different Michigan breweries to REO Town on June 29. It was the culmination of the second annual Lansing Beer Week, which was organized by Paul Starr, founder of the local beer appreciation website, ImABeerHound.com. The event drew about 500 people.
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