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Arts and Culture
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Lansing Mayor Andy Schor and the Arts Council of Greater Lansing gathered below the Shiawassee Street Bridge in Rotary Park to announce $157,500 in arts grants earlier today. more
SOS is used in over 130 locations around the world as an educational tool and research display system. MSU hopes that students and faculty can use the technology to present their own findings.  more
Krissy Booth, known for her sleek-pop prowess, returns Friday to The Avenue Café to perform at Culture Clash, a monthly event highlighting diverse genres and artforms. more
It’s a rare weekend when there isn’t some type of poetry event in Greater Lansing. more
Mexican lucha libre wrestling, a bombastic high-flying spectacle of physical prowess featuring flamboyant masked wrestlers, is returning to The Fledge Saturday by way of Capital Pro Wrestling. more
The Capital City Film Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary as it returns to Lansing from April 9-18. more
Enter “Into the Woods,” now playing in the completely refurbished comforts of MSU’s Fairchild Theatre. more
In 2020, just about anything in the realm of tattooing has found a home in Lansing.  more
The odd sight of a burrowing parakeet from Michigan State University’s ornithology research collection, stuffed and encased in glass among dozens of pieces of contemporary art, provokes one of a thousand uncomfortable questions at the Broad Museum’s big new exhibit. more
Lansing-based emcee Jahshua Smith has been a force in the Michigan hip-hop scene for years, having released a series of successful albums. more
Dan Currie is a local comedian who’s performed hundreds of stand-up gigs across the state over the last few years. As co-host of Mac’s Monday Comedy night, a long-running weekly event in Lansing, he’s not only honed his own skills as a comic, he has also helped dozens of up-and-coming comics cut their teeth on stage. more
Williamston Theatre’s “900 Miles to International Falls” begins with projections on a wall that stretch the length of the stage and from floor to ceiling. The rapidly changing social media posts and world news clips show how our planet evolves from about 2039 to 2054. more
On the west wall of Old Town’s Absolute Gallery is a photo of three cheetahs licking each other’s faces. Fowler-based photographer Eric Johnson calls it “Triple Joy.” It looks like a love fest, but the backstory makes the hair on your neck stand up. more
When you take a seat in PET ME vocalist Vikki Vera’s house, alongside some guitars and amplifiers, you’ll find a series of striking aquariums lining her wall.  more
The second edition of Michigan State University’s Latinx Film Festival is taking its concept of bringing internationally and locally produced Spanish, English and Portuguese language films to Mid-Michigan and making it larger than ever before. more
An existential question: When does a so-called unnecessary farce become necessary? Answer: When the past week’s real-life political drama has become unbearable. more
If you’ve attended a Harry Dolan book reading, you know he is one of the most unlikely thriller writers when compared to contemporaries such as Lee Childs, Robert Crais and Jeffrey Deaver. more
One of Lansing’s development hype-trains is finally arriving at the station. With interior construction nearing completion and approved tenants slated to move in by March 1, Gillespie Co.’s  $7 million Provident Place apartment building on E. Michigan Avenue is practically a go. more
A historic Lansing hip-hop show happens Friday, as the legendary Rakim performs at The Loft alongside a roster of local openers, including: AOTA Creative (Ozay Moore, Jahshua Smith, Y’Z, Sareem Poems and James Gardin), AON, Sincere Sinatra, DJ Ruckus, Edicius, Izydope CEO & Dirtsound Affiliates (Jae Vet, Beneficial and Karm4).  more
It shouldn’t come as a shock when someone dies at age 103, but fans of screen legend Kirk Douglas got used to thinking he would go on forever. more
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