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East Lansing Summer Concert Series Brings Starfarm to Ann Street Plaza

Thursday, July 12, 2018

This Friday, July 13, 80's band Starfarm will play the Ann Street Plaza as part of East Lansing's Summer Concert series. Christopher Wardell tells you why their lead singer loves these shows, how bands are picked for the series, and what's on for the rest of the summer.

Bailey Ice Cream Social: Bringing Neighbors Together Since 1974

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Since the summer of 1974, Bailey Neighborhood residents (and anyone else who likes ice cream) have gathered for an annual evening of ice cream and community. This year, there's an opportunity for social-goers to support improvements to Bailey Park. Christopher Wardell has the scoop.

Detroit's "Queen of Blues" to Play Summer Solstice Jazz Fest

Thursday, June 21, 2018

“I felt like the blues chose me,” says Thornetta Davis, who plays Saturday night at this weekend's Summer Solstice Jazz Festival. ELi's Sarah Spohn has the story of how the Queen of the Detroit Blues scene got her crown.

“My Dreams Are Becoming Real” Showcases Refugee Student Art

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

From now through June 24, Tabooli Restaurant in East Lansing will display works of art created by refugee children and teens fostered through the Detroit-based Samaritas Program. ELi's Evan Dempsey reports on the show's opening night reception.

Ask ELi: Where to Bike for Recreation

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Wondering where you can go for a recreational bike ride starting from your East Lansing home? Andrew Barsom brings ELi readers ideas and tips.

Ninth Annual Pumpstock Hits Bailey Park This Weekend

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

This Saturday brings East Lansing's own little Woodstock to Bailey Park. ELi's Christopher Wardell has the details on this grassroots, volunteer-run day of music, food, kids' activities and community.

Broad Museum Art Lab Encourages Collaboration with Public

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The newly-opened Broad MSU Art Lab will offer art, music, film, "Ask Me Saturdays" and...a pirate printmaking workshop. ELi's Christopher Wardell reports on the newest addition to the East Lansing arts scene.

Ann About Town: Woven Art

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Eli's Ann Nichols has a yarn for you about a fiber arts store in East Lansing, and what makes it a community-within-a-community.

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