Greater Lansing joined a movement when it held its inaugural First Fridays April 1. Cities from Albany to Tallahassee are using the first Friday of each month to get residents to explore local businesses—from restaurants and clubs to galleries and specialty shops.
To borrow the phrase used by Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero in his 2011 State of the City address, “It’s Happening in Lansing,” we should take a moment to reflect on all the exciting and positive things happening in the area. This includes all the attractions and entertainment options in our region.
The 2011 Great American Main Street Awards® (GAMSA) semifinalists have been selected and include Old Town Lansing. Chosen from a nationwide pool of applicants, Old Town now moves to the final round for consideration. The National Trust for Historic Preservation will present this year’s five winners at the Main Street Awards ceremony during the National Main Streets Conference in Des Moines, Iowa on May 23.
Each year Kresge Art Museum (KAM) presents a variety of special exhibitions that provide the opportunity to explore specific artists, time periods, or movements in art. In addition to the changing exhibits, works from the permanent collection are often rotated, so there is always something new to see at KAM. Traditionally KAM’s January exhibits are […]
Like a finely tuned automobile, Wharton Center is starting 2009 with a full tank of eclectic shows and educational activities. Some of those include Broadway’s most talked about new musical and the biggest Tony Award®-winner in years, Spring Awakening, the 8-time Tony Award® winner opens at Wharton Center February 24 through March 1. Also, the Tony Award® –winning Broadway phenomenon Disney’s The Lion King returns for a month, March 19 through April 19.
New exhibits and events make February the ideal time to visit the Michigan State University Museum. Visitors of all ages will learn, discover and experience the wonders of the natural world and world cultures.