Monthly Archives: February 2016

How to Throw the Best St. Patrick’s Day Party

By Madison Stapels The holiday is fast approaching, with these five easy steps, you will be well on your way to having the St. Patrick’s Day party of the century. Here are some tips and tricks that will make you go

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Act One: Peter Rabbit Tales

By Jacob Arnold   “Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and Peter. ”   Since 1902, that magical first line has been spoken by parents to their children all over the

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Ten Lansing Veteran Organizations

  By Jacob Arnold     “We don’t heal in isolation, but in community.” –  S. Kelley Harrell   With the increase in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder cases, as well as the need for benefits and assistance, Veterans are facing more

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What Movie Music Is All About – Guest Post by Mary Black Junttonen

With the upcoming Hollywood Concert Orchestra: A Night at the Oscars performance by at Wharton Center on Wednesday, February 17th, we were interested to know more about music in film. We reached out to Mary Black Junttonen, music librarian at Michigan State University, to

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How to Prepare for “A Night at the Oscars”

By: Melissa Maestas February is just around the corner and you know what that means? The Hollywood Concert Orchestra will be performing! They will be performing songs from a variety of movies. With this being such an exciting and glamourous

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Top 5 Reasons Why Sound of Music Makes a Good Valentines Day Gift

By Madison Stapels Valentines Day is right around the corner and finding a gift perfect for your Valentine may be a little tricky. The most popular gifts people give are flowers, chocolate and jewelry. Instead this Valentines Day you should

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Bobby McFerrin Meets Michigan

by Jacob Arnold   “I like to use the audience as my color palette, my instrument.” -Bobby McFerrin   Vocal virtuoso Bobby McFerrin is living music. His rhythms flow through the audience, no matter the size,  by exploring the magic of

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