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Cancer survivor adorns public spaces with butterflies

Zahrah Resh has had a unique approach to her latest butterfly project. Rather than create it alone, she recruited the hands of community members to paint and fold the wings, which resulted in 6,500 butterflies made by cancer patients, their loved ones and hospital staff.
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Metaphysics fair coming to Lansing
Lansing has had a belly full of food and beverage festivals this year, but the change in season calls for a new kind of assembly. The …
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Turn it Down: Rose of the West and Mile Twelve
Rose of the West Friday, Sept. 13 @ Mac’s Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. All ages, $12, $10 adv., 7 p.m. Rose of the …
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Capital City Dragon Boat Race honors breast cancer and domestic violence survivors 
THURSDAY, Sept. 12 — Rowboats impressively decorated like dragons will compete in a race to the finish this weekend at Hawk …
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Abigail Pesta raises voices of 'The Girls,' not their abuser
Abigail Pesta’s new book, “The Girls,” shares the stories of 25 survivors involved in the federal sentencing of …
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South Lansing’s multicultural festival returns
Last year, after several weeks of volunteer hours, the organizers behind the Lansing Harmony festival had prepared for everything, …
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Youngsters take over Owosso's Lebowsky Center for ‘Matilda’
Almost everything about Owosso Community Players’ “Matilda, The Musical” is big. Almost. The set is huge. …
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Born from chaos: Phil Ochs Song Night opens Ten Pound Fiddle showcase
When Sonny Ochs discusses what it was like being the sister of one of the most prolific American folk-songwriters, she starts at the …
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Below the Stacks: An art festival for the people
While presenting students at Sexton High School with math exercises using public art, Dustin Hunt had a student ask him, “What …
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Blue Owl opens small coffee shop in Old Town  
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11 — Caffeinated beverages of all shapes and sizes will flow out of Blue Owl’s latest installment in …
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'Come From Away' a rousing play about Canadian support during 9/11
Wednesday, Sept. 11 — There’s no huge cast, fancy costumes or sing-along songs. It’s about being stranded in a …
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