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‘Building MADNESS’

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present the U.S. premiere of “Building Madness” by Kate Danley, winner of the Panowski Playwriting Competition. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, with a 1 p.m. matinee performance ...

‘Sea Change’ coming to the Patriot Performing Arts Theatre

ISHPMEING — A sea change is in the offing at the Patriot Performing Arts Theatre at Westwood High School. The Westwood Shakespeare Young Company will present its “Sea Change” version of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” at 7 p.m. Feb. 22, 11 a.m. Feb 23 and 7 p.m. March 1 and March 8. ...

MRHC presents: The Great War

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center presents: “The Great War” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The outcomes of The Great War, World War I, set the stage for the rise of the communist and fascist dictators, World War II, The Cold War and the current chaos in the Middle East and ...

Residents invited to submit photos to Bonifas photography contest

ESCANABA — Any Upper Peninsula resident inspired by the U.P. can submit photos to the Bonifas Arts Center photography competition now through March 4 at noon. The winners’ photographs will be showcased at the BAC’s “The Inspiring U.P.” exhibit April 6-May 4 with the photos of ...

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 7:30 p.m. ...

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 ...

Outstanding NMU student artwork honored

ESCANABA — Selected works in the Bonifas Arts Center “No BS or BFA Yet!” exhibit, featuring work by juniors and seniors working in each area of concentration in Northern Michigan University’s School of Art & Design, were honored for being outstanding creations. Kristine ...

Under the Radar at Tuesday Bluesday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Blues Society and the Peter White Public Library invites the public to a live Bluesday Tuesday concert by Under the Radar at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. Under the Radar plays original blues music, featuring Dale Carrier on ...

London or bust: T’nia Burse to take Shakespeare training in London

EAST LANSING, Mich. — T’nia Burse, of Ishpeming, will be training in Shakespearean theatre techniques this summer in London. Burse, a 2016 Westwood High School graduate and standout with both the Westwood Shakespeare Young Company and Westwood’s Voices in Motion, will be traveling to ...

Third-party report clears ‘A Dog’s Purpose’

LOS ANGELES — Leaked video showing a frightened dog being forced into churning water during filming of “A Dog’s Purpose” was misleadingly edited and the German shepherd was unharmed, according to third-party findings released by American Humane, the group responsible for overseeing ...

Dead Pigeons to perform at Bonifas Art Center

Delta County’s Blues for a Cause and the Bonifas Arts Center, Escanaba, and have teamed up to bring the Minneapolis-based Americana band The Dead Pigeons on Friday. The band has come to be known for its infectious, foot stomping sound — an original mix of upbeat barroom bluegrass and ...

False news, absurd reality present challenges for satirists

NEW YORK— Between reality and the bubble of fantasy news stories, these are tough times for satirists. The New Yorker magazine recently took steps to distinguish Andy Borowitz’s humor columns from politically motivated false stories circulating online. His editor said the New Yorker was ...

MACC seeks nominees for 2017 Art Awards

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette is welcoming citizens to nominate members of the community to be considered for the 2017 Annual Arts Awards. These awards are offered to recognize and thank citizens who have demonstrated artistic excellence and/or have made significant contributions to ...

Student to perform with university’s jazz band

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A local student is a member of Bemidji State University's Blue Ice Jazz Band, an open-audition group allowing participating students to earn up to two credits per semester. Aidan Anderson, Gwinn, a sophomore majoring in creative and professional, is one of 19 students from ...

hotFLIX: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ is radical and of the moment

Somewhat deep into the searing and utterly necessary documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” director Raoul Peck overlays audio from a 1960 U.S. Government film “The Land We Love,” in which the narrator extols the virtues of America and the freedoms afforded all citizens, with images from ...

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 Wednesday 6 ...

Nielsen ratings

Jan. 23-29 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. “NCIS,” CBS, 16.21 million. 2. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 11.51 million. 3. “NCIS: Los Angeles,” CBS, ...