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10 years of fun

NEGAUNEE — The 10th annual Finn Fun Day will take place on Saturday 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 ...

Cathy Bolton to perform Thursday in L’Anse

L’ANSE — The folk, country and light pop music of Cathy Bolton continues the free L’Anse Lakefront Concerts at 7 p.m. Thursday. Cathy will be joined by Raymond Schultz and John Beck. The park is at the foot of Broad Street at the lake. The event will be held at Meadowbrook Arena in ...

‘Angry Birds’ can’t fly, but this sequel stays aloft

It’s hard to have huge expectations for a movie called “The Angry Birds Movie 2.” After all, it’s not even a movie based on a smartphone game. It’s a SEQUEL to a movie based on a smartphone game. But now that we’ve established that nobody’s expecting Ingmar Bergman here, let’s ...

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 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Mystery Loves Company at Ore Dock Brewing Co., ...

Tweens invade the raunchy teen comedy in ‘Good Boys’

The 12-year-old protagonists of “Good Boys” have mastered the use of lingo like “lit” and “burn,” but they are foggier on just exactly what a tampon is and swear that a nymphomaniac is someone who has sex on land and on sea. They are tantalizingly close to young adulthood and yet ...

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 ...

Cate Blanchett is fun but ‘Bernadette’ is lacking

The idea behind “Where’d You Go, Bernadette “ is tantalizing — a woman goes missing and her 15-year-old daughter tries to piece together where she went. In the process, the daughter discovers a whole wonderful life that she knew nothing about — that her shut-in, agoraphobic mother ...

Thunder on the Iron Range presents Country Music Fest 2019

NEGAUNEE — Legendary country music star David Allan Coe headlines the inaugural County Music Fest Saturday on Iron Street in Historic Downtown Negaunee. Coe is an American songwriter, outlaw country music singer, and guitarist who first achieved popularity in the 1970s and 1980s. ...

High-octane cast can’t save this messy ‘Kitchen’

It happens in even the best kitchens: You bring together top-quality ingredients and a promising recipe, but somehow the end result comes out tasting wrong, just wrong. And that’s what’s happened, alas, with “The Kitchen,” a New York mob story starring, for a change, women — the ...

White Water to perform at L’Anse lakefront show

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula-renowned band, White Water, brings their joyful music to the free L’Anse Lakefront Concert at 7 p.m.Thursday. The event will be held in the park at the foot of Broad Street. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to Meadowbrook Arena.

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 Maynards & Friends at Concert in the Park Series, ...

Dog’s POV can’t carry ‘Art of Racing in the Rain’

The film adaptation of “The Art of Racing in the Rain” seems to have been designed by algorithm to maximize appeal for a certain demographic of women aged around 30 and up. Let’s take the lovable dad from “This is Us” (Milo Ventimiglia, who happens to have some lasting goodwill from ...

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 ...

‘Scary Stories’ is a likable Frankenstein of a movie

“Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” is, likably, a Frankenstein of a movie that stitches together tales from the cultishly beloved 1980s book series by Alvin Schwartz and illustrated by Stephen Gammell. Schwartz’s stories, culled from folklore and urban legend, are mostly just a page ...

A spinoff happily spins its wheels in ‘Hobbs & Shaw’

NEW YORK — Add an “e" and “Hobbs & Shaw” might have been a time-traveling thriller about playwright George Bernard Shaw and 17th century philosopher Thomas Hobbes. Tantalizing as such a pairing may have been to the makers of “Fast & Furious,” they have instead opted to, in ...