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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.
Can a drama written in the 1950s about the witch trials of the 1600s be relevant to a contemporary audience? East Lansing High School's Theater Department is ready to answer that question in the affirmative. ELi's Sarah Spohn reports.
In conjunction with the Ten Pound Fiddle Concert Series, the 33rd annual Women in the Arts Festival (WITA) is set for November 9th and 10th and will be headlined by singer-songwriter Laura Love. ELi's Christopher Wardell has the scoop.
"No two Mustard’s Retreat shows are the same. The music is steeped in the singer-songwriters of the 60s – Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, and early Bob Dylan. The songs were revolutionary, with a message for the need to change – a message that still permeates the music of Mustard’s Retreat." ELi's Christopher Wardell reports.
Brandon Green's first big event in 1999 drew a big crowd (including ELPD). This weekend he's bringing East Lansing its own Little Woodstock, and he's learned a few things since then. Sarah Spohn reports.
“The more you learn about the incredible resources we have here in Michigan, the more you desire to see it protected. When we think about the places that have inspired our musical storytelling, we cannot ignore the impact and necessity of water."
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.
“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.
This weekend's Summer Solstice Jazz Festival includes the Chris Glassman Quartet, and a kind of jazz set that, according to Glassman, you've probably never heard before. ELi's Christopher Wardell has the story.