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Tuesday, December 28,2010

American College Theater Festival comes to MSU

Productions from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Ohio and Michigan will be staged

by City Pulse Staff
Michigan State University will start the new year with a whole lot of new theater. From Jan. 4-8, MSU hosts the Region Three presentation of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, featuring productions from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Kalamazoo College, Carthage College, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, University of Michigan-Flint, Indiana State University, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and Miami University.
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Wednesday, December 22,2010

A mystery under glass

Who is the woman in this 1964 caricature?

by City Pulse Staff
In the early 1970s, David Doxey bought a framed picture at Meijer in Lansing, and it hung on a wall in his home for years. But when it fell down and the frame broke, a mystery began. Behind the purchased artwork was a caricature of an elegant lady, sporting golden earrings and a substantial diamond ring. Doxey likes the drawing very much, but he’s curious to know who the subject is.
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Thursday, December 16,2010

Detroit Film Critics Society announces winners

Colin Firth, Jennifer Lawrence, Christian Bale and Amy Adams take top prizes in acting categories

by City Pulse Staff
The Detroit Film Critics Society has announced the Best of 2010 nominees and winners in eight categories. It's the fourth year the group — whose members include City Pulse arts and culture editor James Sanford — has awarded honors to outstanding films, filmmakers and performers. The 20 critics who make up the DFCS live and work within a 150-mile radius of Detroit, including the cities of Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids and Flint.
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Thursday, December 9,2010

Students will get an eyeful of 'Oedipus'

Williamston Theatre receives grant for special matinees

by City Pulse Staff
Oedipus may have some trouble with his eyes, but local high school students will have an easier time seeing him this February at Williamston Theatre: The theater just received a grant from the Verizon Foundation to provide free tickets to matinees of the upcoming production of "Oedipus."
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Friday, December 3,2010

Girlyman concert at Creole canceled

Medical emergency forces band to scrap tour

by City Pulse Staff
(Friday, Dec. 3) Sad news from Small Things Productions: The Girlyman concert scheduled for Dec. 12 at Creole Gallery has been canceled. Girlyman member Doris Muramatsu has been diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia, prompting the group to scrap their tour plans. "Fortunately, CML ...
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Friday, December 3,2010

Two Taylors for the price of one

James Taylor and Ben Taylor come to Wharton Center March 9

by City Pulse Staff
(Friday, Dec. 3) — It's a family affair at the Wharton Center March 9, when father and son James Taylor and Ben Taylor team up for a night of music. It's the first time the two have toured together. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10.
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Thursday, December 2,2010

Music you can 'Believe' in

Greater Lansing Gay Men's Chorus and Sistrum present holiday concert

by City Pulse Staff
The Greater Lansing Gay Men's Chorus and Sistrum, the Lansing Women's Chorus, join forces for "I Believe," a holiday concert, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Dart Auditorium.
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Wednesday, December 1,2010

1st Sunday gallery walk

by City Pulse Staff
New Exhibits Absolute Gallery Artisan market featuring jewelry, watercolors, clocks, toys and games. There will be no reception this month. Hours: Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 307 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 482- 8845. www.absolutegallery.net. By the Ri...
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Wednesday, November 24,2010

Introducing ... Mark King

by City Pulse Staff
City Pulse welcomes marketing and sales executive Mark King as its newest advertising consultant. King brings more than 10 years of marketing and sales experience from the areas of diversity, sales event planning and brand management integration.
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Wednesday, November 24,2010

Capitol Area Performers stages Wilson’s 'Fences'

by City Pulse Staff
Set in 1950s Pittsburgh, "Fences" documents the life of Troy Maxson, a former Negro Baseball League star who is now a garbage collector. The play earned Wilson a Pulitzer Prize and was recently revived on Broadway with Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.
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