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Thursday, August 29,2013

Last call for chicken

Popular exhibits “Lansing Eats,” “Sculptures in the Park” take a bow

by City Pulse Staff
Thursday, Aug. 29 — The end-of-summer theme this year in Lansing is vanishing chicken. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. The giant chicken wings sticking up from the grass at Wentworth Park since June 1, part of a fantastic array of varied and stimulating outdoor sculptures, are about to be yanked Friday, when “Sculptures in the Park” ends its summer-long run.
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Wednesday, August 28,2013

Belly dancing to Radiohead

Loft show highlights local musicians, global influences

by City Pulse Staff
Wednesday, Aug. 28 — The Lansing area is rich in musical talent that reaches beyond Western confines of classical, jazz, folk and rock, often combining many of the above with an exotic flavor from non-Western cultures. The smorgasbord will be open when Fusion Shows presents an evening of eclectic world music Friday at the Loft.
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Tuesday, August 27,2013

Christmas in September

Lansing Art Gallery calls for Michigan artists to join annual holiday show

by City Pulse Staff
Tuesday, Aug. 27 — The felted soap is nice, but the marshmallow catapults from a couple of years ago were awesome. The Lansing Art Gallery put a call out today for new artists to join one of its biggest events of the year, an annual holiday exhibition.
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Monday, August 26,2013

Comforters and stretchers

Ten Pound Fiddle announces new season lineup

by City Pulse Staff
Monday, Aug. 25 — In a familiar rite of fall, Lansing’s permanent floating ark of folk music, the Ten Pound Fiddle, announced its 2013-14 season Sunday, mixing familiar and less well known artists with local, national and international renown.
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Friday, August 23,2013

Cash for creatives

Six area artists get 2013 Clark Fellowships

by City Pulse Staff
Aug. 21, 2013 – When the World Bicuspid Conclave hits Honolulu, your average dentist can afford to go. But how does your average icon painter scrape up the dough to go to an icon painting workshop? Ingrid Blixt, a Lansing artist and art instructor, found out Tuesday. Blixt is one of six Lansing-area artists who snagged grants of up to $1,500 from the second annual Chris Clark Fellowship Program for Creative Professionals, the Arts Council of Greater Lansing announced Tuesday.
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Wednesday, August 21,2013

Advent House ‘running on fumes’

Fundraising campaign seeks to keep Advent House Ministries alive during era of sequestration

by City Pulse Staff
Wednesday, Aug. 21 — Facing up to a $30,000 loss in grant funding as a result of federal sequestration, Advent House Ministries is turning to public support to help fill the gap.
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Wednesday, August 21,2013

Shakespeare, Frankenstein, meals and death

Old Town’s ‘Renegade Theatre Festival’ runs a gargantuan gamut

by City Pulse Staff
The 8th annual Renegade Theatre Festival turned Lansing’s Old Town into a kaleidoscopic, life-sized arcade of make-believe places and characters last weekend, with no need to drop a quarter in to keep the stories going.
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Wednesday, August 21,2013

Placemaker, placemaker, make me a place

New round of grants harnesses art to economic development

by City Pulse Staff
Placemaking is a wonky buzzword for the elusive moment when you walk around a corner and discover a concert in the park, a sculpture, a splash of fireworks, a lush garden, and plonk! A brick drops onto an invisible scale inside your head.
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Tuesday, August 20,2013

Taste of the U.P.

Book tour brings Upper Peninsula authors and stories to Lansing

by City Pulse Staff
Tuesday, Aug. 20 — It’s high summer in Michigan, but author and editor Ron Riekki isn’t out to promote the log-cabin, blue-water tourist-brochure view of the Upper Peninsula. Riekki and some of Michigan’s top fiction and poetry writers head into Schuler Books at 1982 W. Grand River Ave. in Okemos at 6:30 p.m. today to read excerpts from a new book of stories and poems about Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
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Monday, August 19,2013

Opening day — the musical

Tickets go on sale for Wharton Center’s 2013-2014 season

by City Pulse Staff
Monday, Aug. 19 – Individual tickets to most, but not quite all, of the Wharton Center’s 2013-14 season went on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. today. The season is heavy on Wharton’s bread and butter, Broadway, with three exceptionally big classical events and a variety of eclectic jazz, dance and drama offerings.
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