SCENE Metrospace Benefit Party

EAST LANSING, Mich. - East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas will host the 6th Annual (SCENE) Metrospace Benefit Party on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 6-8 p.m. The event will take place at (SCENE)'s downtown East Lansing space, 110 Charles St.

Community members are invited to attend, in celebration of (SCENE)'s 10th anniversary and in support of future creative programming in the space. Established in 2004, (SCENE) Metrospace is a year-round showcase of local alternative art and performances.

"Supporting (SCENE) Metrospace, in turn, supports the local creative community," said (SCENE) Director Tim Lane. "We hope to see a good show of community members from throughout the region at the benefit."

The 6th Annual Benefit Party will feature wine, dessert, a sneak peek at the first art exhibit of 2014 and live music by Matt Borghi and Michael Teager. The donation for the event is $50 per individual and $75 per couple. The donation (minus $10) is tax-deductible.

Those that plan to attend can pay cash or check at the door, but are encouraged to RSVP ahead of time by sending an email to Checks should be made payable to the City of East Lansing.

(SCENE) Metrospace is East Lansing's City-funded alternative art gallery and performance space. It is located at 110 Charles St. in downtown East Lansing. Contact Tim Lane at or visit for more information about the space.

Regular gallery hours are Thursdays from 2-5 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 2-6 p.m. and Sundays from noon-4 p.m.; and by appointment.