Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Pea Recipe For A Picky Kid — Inspired By The Monster Who Ate My Peas

By Jacob Arnold Monsters drive a hard bargain. They will eat your unwanted peas, but only if you give them something valuable of yours in exchange. Maybe it’s your favorite soccer ball or that fancy bike that you love to

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Posted in Act One Family Series, At Wharton Center, Theatre, Wharton Center News

One-Liner Wednesday – Guest Post by Annie Schiffmann

By Michelle Scott Broadway’s Next H!T Musical will be stopping in East Lansing at Wharton Center for Performing Arts on January 29. Something unique about this show: every performance is different! Beginning with suggestions from the audience, this cast of

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Meet Daryl Powell, Director of Music for The Band of the Royal Marines with the Pipes, Drums of the Scots Guard

With over 300 years of practice, The Band of the Royal Marines with the Pipes, Drums, and Highland Dancers of the Scots Guards brings traditions that hark back to the roots of British and Scottish heritage and celebrates the beauty

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The Tradition of the Band of Royal Marines – Guest Post by Bill Collins

By Madison Stapels In spectacular uniform and traditional kilts, the performers take the stage to evoke the same awe-inspiring power that has enraptured audiences for hundreds of years. Audiences will feel shockwaves as the musicians, drummers, and buglers play with

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What Does A Cappella Mean To You?

By Madison Stapels A cappella has become more and more popular recently due to shows like The Sing-Off and Pitch Slapped and the Pitch Perfect movies.  At Michigan State, there are a bunch of a cappella groups that expertly execute

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NextGen@Wharton Insider: Andrea Ragan

By Madison Stapels Andrea Ragan is the Executive Director of the Capital Area IT Council and Special Events Chair on the board of directors for Grand River Connection and a steering committee member for NextGen@Wharton, a program for young professionals

Posted in At Wharton Center, Events, NextGen, Q&A

The Visceral Dance Experience – Guest Post by Missy Lilje

Missy Lilje is the executive director of Happendance in Okemos, hear below what she has to say about Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Complexions Contemporary Ballet leaps, twirls and bounds into East Lansing on January 19 at Wharton Center for a night of

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