The challenge of Ramadan fasting inspires cookbook

Jul 9, 2013

This week is the official start of the Muslim holiday Ramadan. While part of the month-long celebration focuses on the reading of the Quran, it is also marked by fasting from sunup to sundown.

As a week-long event including nationally-known acts, Lansing’s Common Ground festival occupies a key place on the Lansing area festival calendar.

BOP (harvey) at Common Ground Tuesday

Jul 9, 2013
Courtesy of Common Ground Music Festival

BOP (harvey) is one of the Lansing area’s most popular bands ever. After a decade and a half apart, they’re playing together again and will appear at the Common Ground Music Festival on Tuesday.

Great Lakes has rare species of sturgeon

Jul 8, 2013
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If you go boating on the Great Lakes this summer, it might it surprise you to know that deep below you lives a rare species of fish that’s been around since the dinosaurs.

Current State #122 | July 8, 2013

Jul 8, 2013

Current State  broadcasts live from the Common Ground Music Festival in Lansing all this week! Tonight, Leslie Donaldson of the Art Council of Greater Lansing; Lake Sturgeon; BOP (harvey); and Ramadan meals.