MSU Professor Rodney Whitaker is not only the longstanding Artistic Director of the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival; he's performing Friday night with his quintet. Find out what else he's up to (hint: a lot of things) and what he loves most about East lansing. Peyton Lombardo has the story.
Gordon Guyer's tenure as MSU President was fairly short, but it was really just one of the many significant accomplishments in a life that impacted both the University and the community. ELi's Jessy Gregg brings you the story of the park recently dedicated in Guyer's name.
Twenty-one years ago, East Lansing's City Council asked the Arts Commission to "put on some jazz concerts." Beth and Al Cafagna stepped up, and they're still filling our City's streets with jazz for one weekend every June. Sarah Spohn reports.
Edgewood Village Scholars Director Jonathan Rosewood has a simple message for participating students: "If you stay in the program and you finish, you're going to school.” ELi's Ann Kammerer has the story.
The City Manager predicts “cataclysmic reductions in staff." The Fire Chief talks about closing firehouse #2. The Court's Chief Judge and Police Chief explain why court fines are way down. All this and more from last week's City budget talks.
A proposal to demolish four older rental houses in the Collegeville Historic District and replace them with a new sorority will come for public hearing at this week’s Planning Commission meeting. Jessy Gregg brings the details.
Orchesis is the only dance organization at MSU sponsored by the Theater Department. Their upcoming annual concert includes works choreographed by students, professors and Billy Bell of "So You Think You Can Dance."