East Lansing High School's theater department originally planned to present "Dreamgirls" as its spring musical. ELHS student Kata Rothorn has the story of the plan, the controversy, and the ultimate decision to scrap "Dreamgirls."
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.
Come out of hibernation for this weekend's annual Mid-Winter Singing and Folk Festival featuring concerts, sing alongs, workshops, and a free childrens' concert. Christopher Wardell tells you what to expect (and why it won't include Sonny & Cher.)
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.
MSU's Community Schools will hold an open house on January 20. One of their offerings is New Horizons Music, which lets adult learners take up a string or wind instrument and play in one of several ensembles. New Horizons participant Daniel Zarka has the story.
East Lansing High School's Encore Strings is one of only eight groups in the state chosen as a "featured ensemble" at the 2019 Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids. ELi's Christopher Wardell reports on the hard work that leads up to such an honor.
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.
What do you do when you're a ‘want-to-do-everything person,’ and there isn't a Highland Scottish Dance studio when you want one? If you're Allie Gibson Murad, you make your own. Ann Kammerer has the story.