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The rainbow came on a rainy day as a multicolored crowd formed in Adado Riverfront Park for the Michigan Pride Parade in Lansing. Led by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, the pack headed south to the state Capitol where several people were scheduled to speak. more
What started as a 1993 get together brought to Lansing by Texas native Gordon Haskins, a member of the Mask Memorial CME Church, has blossomed into three days celebrating African American History. more
The fourth annual Inclusion Awards recognized politicians, medical professionals and Lansing natives who never stopped caring about their community. more
Part of the North Grand Ramp parking structure, on Grand Avenue and OttawaStreet, is getting wrapped in a colorful vinyl design by a local artist. The project ends a nearly three-year collaboration between Downtown Lansing Inc. and the Greater Lansing Arts Council to place art on the building.   more
ARTPath drew walkers and bikers to the Lansing River Trial Friday to witness a 20-piece, site-specific installation. The public art project left behind five murals relating to nature, heritage and Michigan's working class. more
One can’t help wondering what organizers of the Stonewall Bar protest in New York 50 years ago, bringing global attention to state-sanctioned violence against LGBTQ+ people, would have thought of a national month-long observance where fly-over cities around the world draw crowds waving rainbow flags. more
Can you hear the bells? That ‘60s R&B and the hiss of aerosol cans is the sound of “Hairspray” the musical at Riverwalk Theatre. Riverwalk last staged the retro-themed hit in 2011 to an audience and critical fanfare and its reprise is welcome. more
Peppermint Creek Theatre Co.’s final play of the season is a must-see for more reasons than can be covered in one review. more
Flint native Greg Nagy isn’t your run-of-the-mill bluesman. His dynamic skillset incorporates elements of R&B, rock and gospel into one rootsy hybrid. His latest solo album, “Stranded,” was released in 2015 via Big O Records and promptly garnered high praise from a stack of notable music mags. more
A new national nonprofit with a Michigan chapter seeks to provide parental, social and physical support for LGBTQ youth struggling to find acceptance in family and social spheres.  more
Days after commencement, Michigan State University hired Jesse Beal to take on the position of director for the LBGT Resource Center. more
The cooling waters and wind-swept beaches of Lake Michigan have attracted writers of all stripes to Michigan for more than 100 years. However, none have had a more lasting influence on American popular culture than L. Frank Baum, author of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” more
For art educator Jessica Kovan, words often fail to express what connects all humankind. more
The City of Lansing, through the Mayoral Arts & Culture Commission, is investigating the possibility of developing a new performance facility in Lansing. As part of the process, the Arts Council of Greater Lansing has agreed to assist the City of Lansing in gathering community input. more
A time when the faces of music reflected a new, progressive age, it’s no wonder why fans of the '90s enjoyed a diverse selection of its music and fashion. more
The 2019 edition of the REO Town music festival is canceled. more
Lansing 5:01 seems to be perfecting its formula to get students out of their habitual college town gatherings to explore Downtown Lansing.  more
In a joint effort between Princess Riverboats and Rivertown Adventures, the Grand River Princess is returning today to the route of its namesake after being docked in Grand Ledge for years.    more
Conspicuous Bystanders, a soulful Lansing-based rock ’n roll group, is embarking on its “Government Letdown Tour,” which spans Philadelphia, Boston, New York, Pittsburgh and Buffalo. more
What is one man willing to risk for a meal? That is the question as Francis Henshall, a down-and-out musician living on the streets of Brighton, England, jumps from one shenanigan to the next in his harrowing pursuit for food. more
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