Thursday, April 9, 2015

5 Things To Do ON THE TOWN This Weekend: 4/9-4/12

Hello Lansing and Happy Weekend. Here are 5 things to do in Lansing this weekend.


All of Us Express Children's Theatre is presenting the beloved childhood character Winnie the Pooh in this delightful play.  The show runs two weekends April 10-12 and 17-19. Ticket orders, prices, and times are at


The Capital City Film Festival (CCFF) is a multimedia showcase of independent films and live touring bands with engaging audiences in Michigan’s capital city. It celebrates artists from around the world who share their craft while promoting and building on the cultural assets of our diverse locale. The full film festival schedule is online and in the Lansing City Pulse.
The  CCFF and the Lansing Symphony  are teaming up to bring you a symphonic and cinematic experience that's anything but ordinary.The concert is at  8 p.m. at the Lansing Center and it's free.

3.  Romeo and Juliet at  Mid Michigan Family Theatre

The Mid-Michigan Family Theatre takes a stab at Shakespeare’s classic romantic tragedy with its production of “Romeo and Juliet.” In one of the most famous stories of star-crossed love, two youngsters fall for each other amid a longstanding feud between their families. Can the love between Romeo and Juliet stop their warring relatives, or will they be counted among the ever-increasing casualties? 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $7/$5 seniors and kids under 17. Alfreda Schmidt Community Center, 5815 Wise Road, Lansing. (517) 339-2145.


4.  Music at the Mansion - Turner Dodge
Thursday, April 9

The Turner-Dodge House continues its series of intimate, salon-style musical performances with Thursday’s installment of “Music at the Mansion.” This concert will feature pianist and composer Frederick Isaac. Isaac’s work has been featured in CBS’ daytime soap opera, “The Young and the Restless,” and HBO’s “Vice.” Composing for TV and film is just one of Isaac’s talents; the multi-faceted performer dabbles in a variety of genres and performance styles. 7 p.m. $10. Turner-Dodge House, 100 E. North St., Lansing.

5. Jumbeaux's Restaurant Opens in Lansing

Jumbeaux  is now open in the former Fork in the Road space at 2010 W. Saginaw St.
 Keith Havard, its owner,  says the restaurant is inspired by his time living in Louisiana as a child. Menu items will include jambalaya and gumbo, shrimp creole, po' boy sandwiches, smothered chicken, crawfish étouffée and a weekly alligator special.
Hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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