The weather forecast this weekend calls for plenty of sunshine and numerous options to explore the outdoors in and around East Lansing. ELi's Jonathan Townley pinpoints places and events to consider as you plan your activities.
Dane Porter's “Lemon Grass" sculpture now graces the entrance of Valley Court Park. ELi's Brad Minor reports on the first project to be completed using donated funds from the city's Percent for Art program.
Laura Apol has grand plans for her two-year appointment as the region's Poet Laureate. ELi’s Amalia Medina explains how Apol developed a love of poetry at an early age and why she is eager to start her new assignment.
The Michigan State University Department of Theatre’s Summer Circle has delighted audiences for the past six decades. ELi reporter Jonathan Townley describes why this venue remains a special destination for performers and theatergoers alike.
Straight Ahead's blend of mainstream jazz, rhythm and blues, Brazilian funk, hard bop, pre-bop, and avant garde has attracted audiences for more than 30 years. The Detroit band brings its swing to the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival on Saturday. ELi's Chris Wardell writes about the band's recent reunion.
The Summer Solstice Jazz Festival will fill downtown East Lansing with smooth sounds throughout the evening Friday and Saturday. ELi's Chris Wardell features one of the Friday performers, jazz drummer Jeff Shoup.
Seams' owner Jessy Gregg seeks to provide not only new and vintage fabrics to experienced customers, but also to help people learn to make their own clothes, so they can feel good about who they are. ELi's Brad Minor reports.
Now in its 10th year, Saturday's Pumpstock festival will fill Bailey Park for six hours with the sounds of Americana and folk music. ELi's Chris Wardell spoke with artists who will play the main stage, and tells us why they're looking forward to performing in East Lansing.
ELi's Amalia Medina brings us a preview of the Broad Museum exhibition, “The Edge of Things: Dissident Art Under Repressive Regimes,” and tells us how its curator found art to be her primary vehicle for storytelling.
There's so much planned this weekend for the East Lansing Art Festival, for adults and children alike. The annual craft sale will also be happening right across the street. ELi's Jessy Gregg brings you what you need to know.
Things got a little wild this week as East Lansing City Council members debated who or what deserves precious tax dollars. Even that retaining wall made a ghostly appearance. ELi’s Alice Dreger brings you the action.
"I think that's what I'm on earth to do, is to tell the hard stories and show the resilience of human spirit," says singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier. ELi's Chris Wardell tells you more about her next East Lansing show.
This Thursday through Friday, the Greater Lansing Potters' Guild will take over the basement of All Saints Episcopal Church for its annual Spring Sale and Show. ELi's Ann Nichols tells you what you can expect.