Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Sesquicentennial Celebration of Lansing’s Old Town

So last week I was tapped to do a poster for the upcomming Sesquicentennial Celebration of Lansing’s Old Town in Lansing, MI. Here's what I put together.

If you're around the Lansing area feel free to head on down to old town and partake in what old town has to offer, here's the text from the press release.

Sesquicentennial Celebration of Lansing’s Old Town All Events Are Free and Open to the Public

Saturday, Sept. 19: "The Lansing Sound: What Is It, Where Is It Headed?" With David Stowe, Rodney Whitaker, Larry Cosentino, and Mike Stratton, 1-3 pm, Perspective2.

Sunday, Sept. 20: A Program in Honor of Robert Busby. With the MSU Jazz Professors, 2:30-4:30pm, Creole Gallery.

Wednesday, Sept. 23: Found in Translation: Poetry from around the World. With Ruelaine Stokes. 7:30-9pm, Creole Gallery.

Thursday, Sept. 24: Premiere of the Specters of Lansing. A documentary by MSU faculty and students. 7:30-9pm, Studio 1210.

Friday, Sept. 25-Saturday, Sept. 26: UAW Art and History Exhibit. 10am-4pm, Studio 1210.

Friday, Sept. 25: Schooling: Tejano Style. With Rene' Meave of Los Bandits of Michigan and Juve Aldaco of El Grupo Aldaco. Reception to follow. 8-11 pm, Perspective2.

Saturday, Sept. 26: "Voices of Old Town: Variations on a History." A play by MSU faculty and students based on oral histories, 8-10 pm, Perspective2.

Sunday, Sept: 27: Architectural Tour, 2-4pm, MessageMakers.

Sponsored by the Program in American Studies, the Public Humanities Collaborative, Chicano/Latino Studies, and the Department of Theater at Michigan State University; the Old Town Business & Art Development Association; and the Old Town Commercial Association.

With generous support from the College of Arts and Letters at Michigan State University and the American Studies Association.


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