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TORONZO CANNON TO PERFORM IN MARQUETTE

MARQUETTE — Electrifying blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Toronzo Cannon, touring in support of his Alligator Records debut, The Chicago Way, will headline the Marquette Area Blues Fest in Marquette on Sept. 3. Cannon will perform at 8 p.m. at the Mattson Lower Harbor Park for ...

Stan Lee to makes appearance at Boston Comic Con

BOSTON (AP) — Comic creator Stan Lee made the rounds at this weekend's Boston Comic Con. Lee's Super Heroes propelled Marvel Comics to a leading position in the comic industry. More than 60 comic artists were expected to attend the show at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. ...

The TV-streaming paradox

NEW YORK — The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming services that could rival the cost of a $100 cable bundle — but that are way more difficult to use. Disney’s plan for two new streaming services (and possibly more) is just the latest sign that everyone is jumping into the ...

Entertainment briefing

Art Reception held L’ANSE — The public is invited to join Baraga County artists and to network with the local business community at an Art Reception and Poetry Reading for the Baraga County Chamber of Commerce art gallery located at 2 E. Broad St. in L’Anse. The chamber gallery will ...

hotFLIX: Love, somehow, shines through ‘The Glass Castle’

Any parents of young children — or anyone thinking of hearing the pitter-patter of little feet — are urged to go to their local movie theater and see “The Glass Castle.” Not as a how-to guide, mind you. No, that might actually get you thrown in jail. They should go see it instead as a ...

superiorland Nightlife

Today 8 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Strung Together 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. ...

Nielsen ratings

July 31-Aug. 6 Listings include the week’s ranking, with viewership for the week. Data is provided by The Associated Press. Numbers listed at the bottom are weekly averages. 1. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 13.33 million. 2. “Game of Thrones,” HBO, 10.17 million. 3. ...

u.p. moments in HISTORY

Lumberjacks at the Saloon, Garden, Mich., circa 1900. This feature provided by www.viewsofthepast.com 149 Washington St.

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 ...

Presley’s friends feel love, pain, 40 years after his death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It isn’t just the legend of Elvis Presley that has unmatched staying power 40 years after his death. The guilt, pain and regret felt by those who knew and loved him lingers, too. Prolific session musician and producer Norbert Putnam was on vacation with his family in ...

the big PICTURE

A deer and a rabbit share some food in Marquette on Aug. 1 in a photo submitted by Sharon Fluette. Readers who want to submit photos for publication in the Big Picture should send them as large format jpgs to jmarietti@miningjournal.net or photos@miningjournal.net. Readers should include who ...

Take an art stroll in Munising

MUNISING — Several works of art are on display throughout downtown Munising as part of the Detroit Institute of Arts Inside/Out program. The program brings high-quality reproductions of masterpieces from the museum’s collection to outdoor venues, to Michigan’s culturally underserved ...

u.p. moments in HISTORY

Sawmill, Lake Independence, Big Bay circa 1915. This feature provided by: www.viewsofthepast.com 149 Washington St.

PBS CEO warns that federal cuts will sink some stations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The chief executive for PBS is sounding the alarm about public broadcasting’s future if federal funding is axed as called for by President Donald Trump. “PBS will not go away, but a number of our stations will,” CEO Paula Kerger said Saturday. “There is ...

Study says films exclude women, Hispanics

LOS ANGELES — In 2016 “Moonlight” won best picture and “Hidden Figures” was the 14th highest grossing film of the year, but popular Hollywood films remained as white and male-dominated as ever. A new report from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at the University ...

Broadcaster defends plan to air Princess Diana recordings

LONDON— A British television channel on Monday defended its decision to broadcast recordings of Princess Diana candidly discussing her personal life, after some royal watchers called it a betrayal of the late princess’ privacy. Channel 4 said the video tapes, made in the early 1990s, are ...

Entertainment briefing

Greenstone plays concert in L’Anse L’ANSE — L’Anse Lakefront Concerts present the quick-flat-picking music of Greenstone at 7 p.m. Thursday at Lakefront Park in L’Anse. The park is located at the foot of Broad Street. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in ...

hotFLIX: ‘The Emoji Movie’ may be meh, but it’s not evil

There are five stages of grief in preparing to watch “The Emoji Movie .” The first is denial that this actually exists. The second is anger that now even storytelling has been reduced to those reductive blobs. The third is bargaining that, hey, they made “The Lego Movie” work against ...

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 The Blues Trust at Summer Concert Series, Bayshore Park, ...

Nielsen ratings

July 24-30 Listings include the week’s ranking, with viewership for the week. Data is provided by The Associated Press. Numbers listed at the bottom are weekly averages. 1. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 13.08 million. 2. “Game of Thrones,” HBO, 9.25 million. 3. ...