Arts

East Lansing "One Book" Sparks Dialogue on Adoption

Monday, September 11, 2017

Evan Dempsey spoke with East Lansing Library Director Kristin Shelley about how she sees her family's experience connecting to this year's One Book. He also brings our readers news of upcoming local events on A Long Way Home.

Show of the Week: Starfarm plays Ann Street Plaza August 4th

Monday, July 31, 2017

Local favorite Starfarm will play a free concert Friday, August 4th at the Ann Street Plaza in downtown EL. Sarah Spohn talks to their lead singer Whitney Spotts about why the band plays 80s covers, musical influences, and the realities of performing.

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.

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