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MSU Director of Bands Kevin Sedatole: a master at work
Whether you've witnessed a performance in person, walked by the College of Music building on your way to class or heard various stories about the musicians we have on campus, the success of Michigan State University's musical students is strong.At the front of the stage during those performances, teaching students every day and helping the over 700 musicians on campus function correctly, is MSU's current accomplished conductor: Kevin Sedatole.Kevin Sedatole is the Director of Bands at MSU, but his credits don't end there. Sedatole is a Professor of Music, Chair of the Conducting Area in the College of Music and...
Lansing Resident Participates in Reality Version of 'Squid Game: The Challenge'
• Eddie Morris, a 30-year-old man from Lansing, Michigan, competed in a reality version of the South Korean Netflix series "Squid Game" called "Squid Game: The Challenge." • Morris secured a spot as Player 43 and was in the running for a $4.56 million prize. He described the experience as very similar to the original show, including living in dorms that resembled the show's set.
Larry Holbrook's Art is Based on Math Formulas
Larry Holbrook's art, based on math formulas, is being curated by his family 20 years after Holbrook's death.
What did Michigan State look like 100-plus years ago? Check out these pictures
EAST LANSING — Ever wonder what Michigan State University looked like 100 years ago? These photographs from the United States National Archives give us a glimpse of life on campus during the early 20th century.The pictures, part of a National Archives collection from the Detroit Publishing Company, a photographic publishing firm that started in Detroit in the 1890s and operated until 1932, feature familiar scenes from around the East Lansing campus taken between 1905 and 1920 — well before the high-rise, luxury student apartments and traffic-clogged streets existed.
Art exhibit in downtown East Lansing gets a refresh
The exhibit was established by the city in 2021, and is open for anyone in the public to walk up to and enjoy.
Learn the Secrets of Beef Wellington at Lansing's Exclusive Dinner Party
🍽️🎉 Get ready, food enthusiasts! The much-awaited Beef Wellington Dinner Party is just around the corner! Set your calendars for Mon, Dec 11, from 6pm to 8pm and prepare to be wowed.
Win a $50 Gift Card to Dusty’s Cellar
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -The holidays have officially begun on Studio 10 because we are celebrating the 10 days of Christmas Giveaways!. Day 5 of Christmas Giveaways led us to where they gave us the clue to Day 5 of Christmas Giveaways. CLUE #5: What year was Dusty’s Cellar established?
Shop with a Hero: ‘Best day ever’
MASON, Mich. (WILX) - Thursday, Dec. 7, was the 22nd annual “Shop with a Hero” event at the Mason Meijer. “We were able to bring 80 kids in this year and have them shop with a hero, so a first responder from the area, they get a gift card to shop with them, they get to see Santa, we give the families a food basket, it’s really a great event,” said Captain Andrew Daenzer with the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office.
Crosswalk teen center receives a $30,000 grant to help revamp the kitchen
Crosswalk teen center receives a $30,000 grant to help revamp the kitchen A $30,000 grant from the capital region community foundation in Lansing.
Michigan bar and restaurant employees fighting to keep tip system
LANSING, Mich. (WJRT) - Restaurant and bar employees from across Michigan were in Lansing on Tuesday, fighting to prevent lawmakers from changing the tipped wage system. A proposal was presented in 2018 to increase wages for tipped workers from $3.84 an hour up to anywhere from $12 to $14 an hour.
People do their holiday shopping at the Deck the Halls Craft Show in Grand Ledge
GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (WILX) - People were out enjoying the Village Crafters Deck the Halls Craft Show Saturday morning and afternoon. There, attendees went out and got their holiday shopping checked off their to-do lists where over 30 crafters with their very best handcrafted items. All the arts and crafts...
MSU Jazz Orchestra concert features jazz artist-in-residence Sylvia Cuenca
Students from around the world are learning from the best at Michigan State University's Jazz Studies Program. People all around West Michigan will soon be able to hear these talented artists perform at a series of concerts across the state. The first performance, featuring jazz artist-in-residence Sylvia Cuenca, will be...
Restaurant workers hope to keep current tipped wage system
These workers feel that if this new pay system were to go into effect, their patrons would feel like they don’t have to tip for service anymore, which will lead to lower wages than they would have gotten though tips.
New Music Venue Grewal Hall Showcased at Local Silver Bells Event
Grewal Hall, a new music venue, hosted an open house during the 30th annual Silver Bells in the City event in downtown Lansing on November 17. The event drew around 50,000 attendees, many of whom were interested in the new venue. Kevin Meyer, co-owner of Grewal Hall, used the event to showcase the venue, inviting attendees inside for hot chocolate and a tour.
‘Shop with a Hero:’ 80+ kids come out for holiday event
Christmas tree lights are not the only thing sparking some holiday joy in Mason on Thursday evening. Dozens of first responders are pairing up with elementary school students to help them ring in the season.
Need some dining options? A look at 4 new restaurants worth a visit
LANSING — The Lansing-area food scene welcomed a mix of new chain and locally owned eateries in 2023 that included more than two dozen restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Franchise ice cream spot Baskin-Robbins and chain restaurant Olive Garden both opened locations in Delta Township, while Michigan-based Mediterranean eatery Pita Way established locations in both East Lansing and DeWitt.
Riverwalk presents ‘intentionally tacky’ Christmas comedy
A board member of the Riverwalk Theatre since 2020, Kate Clark is making her Riverwalk directorial debut with “Christmas Belles,” a “farce about squabbling sisters, family secrets, surly Santa, a vengeful sheep and a reluctant Elvis impersonator.” The show focuses around a Southern church program that spins hilariously out of control.
Lansing man competes in “Squid Game: The Challenge”
“Unlike anything you’ve ever experienced, and to be honest this is as close as you’ll ever get to the lottery,” said Morris.
Indulge in Lansing: 6 Exceptional Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Destinations
This article presents a selection of six Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt spots in Lansing. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
Foodie Friday – The Soup Spoon Cafe
This week’s Foodie Friday highlight is The Soup Spoon Cafe! Follow the Lansing Foodies as they speak with Nick Gavrilides, the owner of Soup Spoon, about some of the amazing items on their menu! From delicious soups like the Seafood Chowder and French Onion (that you can even get in flights!) to beautiful-looking entrees like Northeast Omelette and Spoon-I-Pino, whatever you order is sure to be tasty!