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Lansing Doll Show Fall 2020

Dealers from four states displaying a wide variety of antique German & French bisque, cloth, composition, vinyl, hard plastic dolls as well as bears, doll related items like clothing, shoes, wigs, parts, jewelry, dollhouse & miniatures, some toys including Hot Wheels.
Door Prizes, Identification/Valuation, Restringing, Dealers looking to buy.Handicap Accessible
Adults: $4.00; Children under 12: $1.00; Parking: FREE

How-To Halloween 2020

Calling all ghosts, ghouls & goblins! Come celebrate the creative fun and do-it-yourself spirit of the haunting season at the sixth annual How-To Halloween! H2H is a family-friendly festival that showcases tons of interactive activities, epic exhibits, creative vendors, costume contests and great entertainment. New this year is the Killer Car Show which kicks off the weekend out front on Michigan Avenue, and then the 11th annual Downtown Lansing Zombie Walk invades the city on Day 2. Our featured guest is Lansing Batman with his custom built Batmobile, so break out your best homemade costumes, grab a bag for trick-or-treating, bring your friends and be a part of this unique and innovative event.

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Lansing Doll Show Spring 2020

Dealers from four states displaying a wide variety of antique German & French bisque, cloth, composition, vinyl, hard plastic dolls as well as bears, doll related items like clothing, shoes, wigs, parts, jewelry, dollhouse & miniatures, some toys including Hot Wheels.
Door Prizes, Identification/Valuation, Restringing, Dealers looking to buy.Handicap Accessible
Adults: $4.00; Children under 12: $1.00; Parking: FREE

Events for the Week Mar 9th-15th

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Michigan State University Comics Forum 2020

Held every year on the beautiful campus of Michigan State University, The Michigan State University Comics Forum is an an event that brings together scholars, creators, and fans in order to explore celebrate the medium of comics, graphic storytelling, and sequential art.

Emil Ferris is an American writer, cartoonist, and designer. Ferris debuted in publishing with her 2017 graphic novel My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, a coming-of-age story of Karen Reyes, a girl growing up in 1960s Chicago.  The book is written and drawn in the form of the character’s notebook. My Favorite Thing Is Monsters was heralded as a “masterpiece” by Forbes and The AV Club, among others and has garnered numerous awards, including:

  • 2017 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Graphic Novel for My Favorite Thing Is Monsters
  • 2017 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Artist
  • 2018 Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Graphic Novel for My Favorite Thing Is Monsters
  • 2018 Eisner Award for Best Writer/Artist
  • 2018 Gran Guinigi Award for Best Graphic Novel
  • 2019 Grand prix de la critique ACBD
  • 2019 Fauve d’or at Angoulême International Comics Festival

Nick Sousanis is an Eisner-winning comics author and an assistant professor of Humanities & Liberal Studies at San Francisco State University, where he is starting a Comics Studies program. He received his doctorate in education at Teachers College, Columbia University in 2014, where he wrote and drew his dissertation entirely in comic book form. Titled Unflattening, it argues for the importance of visual thinking in teaching and learning, and was published by Harvard University Press in 2015. Unflattening received the 2016 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award) in Humanities, the Lynd Ward Prize for best Graphic Novel of 2015, and was nominated for an Eisner Award for Best Scholarly/Academic work. To date, Unflattening has been translated into FrenchKoreanPortugueseSerbianPolishItalian, and Chinese.

Events for the Week Feb 17th-23rd

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