African Student Gala celebrates culture and heritage

Hundreds braved the unwarranted snowstorm to gather at the Wharton Center on Saturday, November 15 for the 29th annual African Student Gala, hosted by the African Student Union (ASU). The 2014 African Student Gala, “Afroexposure: The Awakening of African Culture,” was “a wedding of westernization and African culture,” said this year’s emcee, Dulo. Students, faculty […]

10 dope female artists you need to know

BANKS Jillian Rose Banks—known by the mononym, BANKS—is a rising star in the world of alternative R&B. Her seemingly overnight success is due to her friendship with Phil Collins daughter, Lily Collins, who passed along her samples in the industry. BANKS’ bewitching voice and brazen love songs are a refreshing sound that caught the attention […]

InterCIDADES brings Brazilian art to Lansing

It’s a well-known fact that art is often cross-cultural, but did you ever consider that an exhibit could be international? “InterCIDADES,” originally a Brazilian exhibition, became an international exhibition in October when it was brought to Lansing. For curator Jefferson Kielwagen, this was a very exciting time. “This is my first time doing anything on […]

Scene and Heard

SCENE “The Bremen Town Musicians” November 27-29 & December 4-6, 2009, Riverwalk Theatre Mainstage A family friendly show about animals looking to live the good life and be musicians. HEARD Re:Action Battle of the Bands December 4, Erickson Hall Kiva, 7 pm, Free Ten of MSU’s organizations are collaborating to bring 4 local bands to […]