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‘Godspell’ coming to Lake Superior Theatre

MARQUETTE — Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven! Aug. 14-19 and again Aug. 21-26, Lake Superior Theatre is presenting “Godspell: a musical foray into the Book of Matthew,” which delivers a message of love and acceptance and hope to all regardless of ...

Finn Fun Day to be held Aug. 25

NEGAUNEE — The ninth annual Finn Fun Day will take place on Aug. 25 at the Negaunee Township Hall, 42 State Highway M-35, starting at 11 a.m. and continuing until 3 p.m. All are welcome, there is plenty of parking, and there is no admission charge. Food will be served, and entertainment and ...

Casey Affleck opens up in the wake of #MeToo

LOS ANGELES — Casey Affleck has been mostly absent from the public eye for the past year, but in the wake of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements and with a new film coming out this fall, he is for the first time addressing lingering questions about earlier harassment allegations. The ...

White Water to perform in L’Anse Thursday night

L’ANSE — Delight in the traditional folk and dance music of renowned group White Water at the L’Anse Lakefront Concerts, 7 p.m. Thursday. The event will be held at Lakefront Park, at the foot of Broad Street. Meadowbrook Arena is the inclement weather site.

Superiorland Nightlife

Today 8 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Stan Berry at Blackrocks Brewery, Marquette 8:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring acoustic jam at Hide-A-Way Bar, Gwinn 9 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring open mic with Joe Patrick at Flanigan’s, Marquette Tuesday 6:30 p.m. — ...

Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is daring and essential

In 1979, a man named Ron Stallworth who was the first African-American police officer and detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department also became a card-carrying member of the Ku Klux Klan and the leader of the local chapter. He would send a white co-worker to play him for in-person ...

The Local Scene

A calendar of local arts and entertainment events Ongoing The Iron Mountain Music Jams are held the last Saturday of the month at the Crystal Lake Senior Center from 1-4 p.m. This is an acoustic jam and welcomes players from all levels. There is no fee and listeners are welcome. The upcoming ...

Shark thriller ‘The Meg’ goes deep, stays shallow

We’re going to need a bigger boat for all these shark movies. On the tail of “The Shallows,” ‘’47 Meters Down,” ‘’Dark Tide” and, of course, the seminal “Sharknado,” comes “The Meg,” the latest in a growing school of shark movies, all of which, to varying degrees, ...

UNDER THIS COLD SKY

ISHPEMING — Upper Peninsula novelist and poet B.G. Bradley along with U.P. folk singer Steve Hooper, who performs as Under This Cold Sky, will present their prose, poetry, and music jointly at local venues in the coming weeks. “It’s been really fun putting this together,” said ...

Hodgepodge ‘The Darkest Minds’ whiffs on storyline

Kids under the age of 18 are being persecuted by adults for their special powers in “The Darkest Minds,” an adaptation of book one of Alexandra Bracken’s young adult trilogy that’s about five years and 15 movie dystopias too late to feel the least bit fresh or interesting. And it’s ...

Fiddle Pickers to perform in L’Anse Thursday

MARQUETTE — Enjoy the Cajun and Classic country music of the Fiddle Pickers at the L’Anse Lakefront Concerts at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event will be held at Lakefront Park, at the foot of Broad Street. Meadowbrook Arena is the inclement weather site.

Superiorland Nightlife

Today 8:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring acoustic jam at Hide-A-Way Bar, Gwinn 9 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring open mic with Joe Patrick at Flanigan’s, Marquette Tuesday 6:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Angels & Outlaws at Summer Concert Series, Bayshore ...

McKinnon channels her inner spy in uneven ‘Spy’

From the get-go, “The Spy Who Dumped Me,” a Kate McKinnon-Mila Kunis buddy spy comedy, has two things going for it. First, female spies are clearly in vogue, if you’ve been reading the news — or if you prefer your spies to be fictional, may we recommend Keri Russell’s recently ...

the local SCENE

A calendar of local arts and entertainment events Ongoing The Iron Mountain Music Jams are held the last Saturday of the month at the Crystal Lake Senior Center from 1-4 p.m. This is an acoustic jam and welcomes players from all levels. There is no fee and listeners are welcome. The upcoming ...

‘Christopher Robin’ a return to Hundred Acre Wood

Oh, bother. The misfortune of “Christopher Robin” is not only that it comes a year after “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” an earnest if sentimental tale about Winnie-the-Pooh author A.A. Milne and his son, Christopher Robin Milne, but that it arrives a few months after the screwball ...