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Blue Owl Coffee Opens Downtown Friday

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Blue Owl Coffee plans to bring not just a coffee shop, but Hip Hop open mic nights featuring middle and high school students, readers' nights with Curious Book Shop, and collaborations with the Summer Solstice Jazz and Arts Festivals. Sarah Spohn reports for ELi.

Elderly Instruments and Ten Pound Fiddle Reunite This Friday

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Elderly Instruments and the Ten Pound Fiddle Concert Series get together this Friday for a night of roots, blues, and Americana music. ELi's Christopher Wardell tells you what makes this a blow-out night not to miss.

Marble Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser set for February 28

Friday, February 22, 2019

Many things about the Marble Spaghetti Dinner have changed over the years, but it's still the "highlight of fourth grade" for many students, and a fundraiser for their annual year-end trip to Mackinac Island. ELi's Amalia Medina reports.

Ten Pound Fiddle Welcomes Newfoundland Guitarist to the Robin Theatre

Friday, February 8, 2019

When the Ten Pound brings Newfoundland singer/guitarist Matthew Byrne to The Robin Theatre this weekend, he promises "a lot of storytelling," "discussion about his musical upbringing" and "a lesson on the Newfoundland Folk Music tradition." Christopher Wardell has the story.

Watroba and Jones Bring Friendship and Music to the Ten Pound Fiddle

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

This Friday, the Ten Pound Fiddle delivers the second part of “The American Experience” with old friends Matt Watroba and The Rev. Robert Jones presenting “From Roots to Rap, A Musical Celebration of History and Diversity.” Christopher Wardell reports.

Holiday Sings for Adults and Kids this Weekend

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

This weekend, the Ten Pound Fiddle is holding two holiday sings open to everyone in the community - Friday evening for adults and Saturday morning for kids. ELi's Christopher Wardell has the details.

Young Artist Tapped for Valley Court Sculpture

Monday, November 26, 2018

The City of East Lansing has selected 22-year-old Dane Porter to create a sculpture to be installed in Valley Court Park. ELi's Amalia Medina spoke to Porter about how he became an artist, and what creating means to him.

Ask ELi: Burcham Solar Park Finally Happening?

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Solar panels? A sculpture? A reader wrote to ask us about what's happening at the long-awaited Burcham solar park. We bring you a fresh photo and the story as reported by ELi's Paige Filice.

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