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Ted Stewart, 52, Lansing, is the owner of Metro Retro, a punky thrift shop in Old Town that specializes in vintage clothing. Stewart closed down his shop shortly after dining rooms closed at restaurants and bars across the state. more
Tuba players can’t wear masks. There’s no research yet on what happens to the coronavirus when it goes through a contrabassoon. A section of 20 cellists, sitting six feet apart from each other, is like something out of a Magritte painting. more
Unable to begin construction on its expansion until August, High Caliber Karting and Entertainment in the Meridian Mall is killing the time by hosting a contest for local artists. more
Despite being closed to the public thanks to coronavirus mandates and having to refund registration fees from its spring classes, REACH Studio Art Center, a low-cost art school for youths and young adults, is hanging on with funding from grants and donors. more
For those keeping tabs, this is indeed the third installment of locally produced songs. more
Tricia Chamberlain, 32, a former member of the now-defunct Lansing stand-up trio Comedy Coven, took over her family’s flower shop — Angel’s Floral Creations — when her mother retired. Since then, she has happily provided floral arrangements for weddings in Lansing and around the state. For someone in her line of business, a ban on large gatherings was a death sentence. more
Joni Smith, 60, owner of Harrison Hair House, has chopped and shampooed hair in East Lansing for over 33 years. She’s not used to taking breaks, but the COVID-19 outbreak has forced her to shutter her shop and stay inside. more
I treasure having my journal within reach as much as possible. more
To remain safe amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, the MSU Department of Art, Art History and Design has decided to hold this year’s MFA exhibition talks over the video chat service, Zoom.   more
The Michigan State University Filmetry Festival is livestreaming 13 short films adapted from Jim Daniels’ book “RESPECT: The Poetry of Detroit Music.” more
Ty Forquer, 38, Lansing, owns 517 Shirts, is one of three local satirists running Lansing Facts and — up until the coronavirus and shelter-in-place mandates hit Michigan — was the marketing manager for Elderly Instruments. more
After years of working independently as a defense lawyer, Nick Leydorf, 39, has seen the full extent of the absurdity of practicing law — unsolicited questions from legally troubled strangers, self-righteous sovereign citizens, frustratingly stubborn judges and more. more
Lansing’s stalwart DIY record label, GTG Records, is still finding ways to highlight Michigan musicians. Its latest project is Stay At Home With GTG Records — a series of live, recorded-at-home videos hosted daily by the label’s social media pages. more
My favorite thing is my Sanyo M9975 boombox. It was manufactured in 1976. I found it and decorated it in 2004. The boombox was sitting in a closet at my parent’s house. more
Last week, Turn It Down! dished up choice tracks from our neck of the woods. This week — with no local shows happening for the foreseeable future — I’ve assembled another batch of musicians to help me offer up even more locally sourced songs. more
Threadbare Mitten Festival director Dan Kofoed isn’t letting the coronavirus rob Lansing of locally produced independent films. more
Piper Bazard, 23, is a line cook at Ruckus Ramen and a touring musician who performs with Lansing punk groups Grey Matter and She/Her/Hers. more
While sheltering at his home studio, Lansing artist Julian Van Dyke isn’t content to plunge into half a dozen long-put-off projects to keep himself busy. One of those projects is aimed at keeping everybody else busy as well. more
Tuesday night at 7, Wilkinson and Newman will play an intimate concert of original compositions as part of the “Remotely Interested” concert series sponsored by the Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College. more
Okemos Music Academy announced in a press release that it’s hosting free online classes and lessons for students under the branding Cabin Fever Busters. more
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