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Pure Michigan Statewide Sing-along premiers

Rob Bliss & Jeff Barrett, creators of the fantastic Grand Rapids lip dub video premiered their Pure Michigan Statewide Sing-along at halftime of the Lions game on Sunday. It was filmed in 50 Michigan cities in 7 days. It's a pretty cool travelogue…
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A great weekend for beer in the Great Lakes State!

We got an email from the Traverse City Microbrew & Music Festival asking us to remind folks about this weekend's festivities. A quick check revealed several opportunities to raise a glass to the Great Beer State on tap. This Friday &…
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Weird Wednesday: Delos Marvin of Dimondale

The last Wednesday of every month is a Weird Wednesday on Absolute Michigan. Today we journey to Lansing with Dave Votta of the Capital Area District Library. Dave is a librarian who researches regular Lost Lansing features. Click the banner…
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11/11/11: MSU Spartans vs North Carolina on US Navy aircraft carrier

"I can’t think of a better way to start my senior season" ~MSU Center Draymond Green Do you suppose that Tom Izzo uses lines like "I can't offer you beaches and palm trees, but chances are you'll be playing on aircraft carriers and…
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Lansing's Common Ground Music Festival ~ July 11-17

Common Ground Festival by M.Hallowell Common Ground is an annual celebration along the banks of the Grand River in Adado Riverfront Park in downtown Lansing. Now in its 12th year, the festival draws over 80,000 people across 7 nights and…
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Weird Wednesday: Two men reigned as Lansing Batman

Our latest Weird Wednesday feature comes from the Capital Area District Library and librarian Dave Votta who researches regular Lost Lansing features. Click the banner to read many more great stories about the history of the Capital City! by…
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Lansing is The Next American City

Lansing, Michigan, USA by Mario.Q Next American City partnered with IBM and its SmarterCities initiative to encourage citizens across the nation to share how their cities are addressing the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.…
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Great Lakes Folk Festival: August 13 - 15, 2010

The roots, the rhythms and the richness of music, dance, arts and culture from across America and around the world come to downtown East Lansing for the Michigan State University Museum's annual Great Lakes Folk Festival, Aug. 13 - 15. The…
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Lansing ranks among great cities for young adults

Skyline: Lansing, Michigan, USA by Mario.Q Spotted in the Lansing State Journal today, Kiplinger magazine Lansing has been identified as one of 10 great cities for young adults. Ranking right along side the notable locations of Austin,…
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Stand for Michigan's Land & Water on Thursday

Editor's Note: Absolute Michigan has actively opposed the dangerous practice known as sulfide mining or acid mining since it was first proposed as we feel that Michigan's water is a resource to vital to the lives and livelihoods of Michigan's…
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Michigan Memorial Day Weekend Travel

Pretty clouds distract me as I drive by merebearlandon Memorial Weekend is the launch of the summer travel season. AAA Michigan estimates that 1.1 million Michigan residents will travel on state roads this Memorial Day weekend, paying…
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Michigan's premiere worldbeat band, Bop (harvey), reunites for East Lansing fest

And they said it would never happen. After fifteen years apart, Michigan's own Bop (harvey) has reunited and will be headlining the East Lansing Art Fair on Saturday, May 22 at 4:45pm. This, the band's first major festival in 15 years, marks…