Arts

BassDrumBone Has Had "Something Special" Going Since 1997

Friday, June 23, 2017

BassDrumBone will be among the performers at the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival's Kozmic Picnic on Saturday afternoon. Their bond is strong, their influences diverse, and they like to keep things "interesting." Sarah Spohn reports.

Rodney Whitaker Quintet Prepares for East Lansing Jazz Festival

Thursday, June 22, 2017

MSU Professor Rodney Whitaker is not only the longstanding Artistic Director of the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival; he's performing Friday night with his quintet. Find out what else he's up to (hint: a lot of things) and what he loves most about East lansing. Peyton Lombardo has the story.

Michigan Avenue Bridge Begins Artistic Transformation

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Local artist Brian Whitfield says he's excited and honored to be tapped to create the public art that will (literally) bridge the communities of Lansing and East Lansing. Ann Kammerer reports.

Elaine Yehl: The Face Behind the Signs

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Did you know that a real, live, local artist creates all the art at the East Lansing's Whole Foods Market? Here, she talks with ELi's newest reporter, Sarah Spohn, about art, passions, and finding a calling in life.

Seniors Perform Solos at High School

Monday, April 24, 2017

This year’s Senior Solo Recital concert drew warm applause from an appreciative audience, as the musical talents of dozens of East Lansing High School graduating seniors were featured.

Habibi Dancers Offer Spring Workshop and Performances

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

This weekend brings the opportunity to immerse yourself in belly dancing and Middle Eastern culture with the Habibi Dancers, at the Hannah Community Center. Coleen Moyerbrailean reports.

Double Art Installation Runs through April

Monday, April 10, 2017

Now on exhibit at the East Lansing Public Library are works by Elaine Dobrowolski and Lily LaFollette, who each pursued her passion for painting after an earlier career, in one case in auto manufacturing, in the other, in business.

Musical Memories Chamber Music at Burcham Hills

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Inspired by the positive effects of music during her mother's years with Alzheimer's, one woman helped to fund a unique, interactive program for MSU music students and memory care patients. Ann Kammerer reports.

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