Burning Desires

Burning_Desires_Poster_2013-3Steam up your Valentine’s weekend by joining us Sunday, February 10, 2013 for love poetry at Burning Desires, held at MICA Gallery! Doors open at 1:30 pm and words begin at 2:00 pm.

Performers include:

  • Sam Mills, emcee d’amour
  • Larry Ackerman, author of over 1,900 haiku and senryu and president of Lansing Poetry Club
  • Fred Engelgau, master puppeteer
  • Ruelaine Stokes, a poet, photographer and teacher who coordinates the Old Town Poetry Series
  • Bryan McAttee, a young, polished poet from Capitol Steps and Listen Up! Poetry
  • Kate Butler, passionate poet and professor of tort law at Cooley Law School
  • Gary Stephens, Lansing Poetry Club member

  • Taylor Taylor, soon-to-be-sixteen year old guitar and voice marvel who has performed on numerous stages (such as the 2011 Old Town BluesFest) and has her first CD out

A donation of $10 is appreciated.

Download the 2013 Burning Desires poster here!

Brightening Up Your February

Join us February 1-24, 2013 for a show guaranteed to raise spirits during a dreary February.

“Loving the Human Form” brings nude work and colorful abstracts to MICA Gallery, courtesy of the Mid-Michigan Art Guild. Come out to celebrate the human form (specifically or abstractly) with the works of Darlene Matthews (acrylic), Sally Rypkema (oil), Deena Hodson (collage), Judy Bogart (watercolor), and Thomas Linn.

Join us for the First Sunday artists’ reception on Sunday, February 3, 2013 from noon to 4 pm!


February SmArts Workshop – Social Marketing Video: From Concept to Screen

Join the Arts Council of Greater Lansing at MICA Gallery on Friday, February 8, 2013, 10 am-noon, for this useful presentation by Rodney W. Brown and Leon Collins of iMichigan Productions. They will show you how to create your own content for social media such as YouTube, exploring how to keep it simple and mistakes to avoid when starting out on YouTube.

Register here: February Workshop Online Branding and Sales

Pre-registration is strongly suggested.

Workshops for Basic SmArts Members: $5
Level 2 SmArts Members: Free
Non-members: $10

Become an Arts Council of Greater Lansing member:
Basic SmArts membership: $25
Level 2 SmArts membership: $65

The Arts Council of Greater Lansing is committed to providing educational training workshops on topics such as grant writing, promotion, social media, fund development, legal, accounting practices, and other services. To learn more about upcoming SmArts workshops, please click here or visit www.lansingarts.org.