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‘Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding’

MARQUETTE — Marquette County theater enthusiasts are invited to the wedding of the decade — the 1980s, that is. “Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding,” one of the longest-running shows in Off-Broadway history, is coming to the Masonic Center Ballroom in Marquette on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. ...

Roseanne Barr return possible, but lesser platform likely

LOS ANGELES — After her network dropped her show, streaming services dropped her reruns, and her agency dropped her for a racist tweet, Roseanne Barr is vowing she’s not finished. Whether anyone will have her is an open question. Mainstream television, where she saw soaring success both ...

In ‘American Animals,’ a library heist goes awry

For anyone who has ever read “Crime and Punishment” and then really wanted to see a frat boy version — Bro-stoyevsky, if you will — your movie has finally arrived. “American Animals” is about a foursome of Kentucky college students — all white kids from privileged backgrounds ...

Superiorland nightlife

Today 6 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Ian and Luke Ogea at Iron Bay Restaurant and Drinkery, Marquette 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. — ...

A timely parenting drama in ‘A Kid Like Jake’

The 4-year-old character referred to in the title of the new film “A Kid Like Jake” does not actually get much screen time at all. He’s around and always being talked about, as his gender-fluidity is becoming more apparent to those around him, but “A Kid Like Jake” is not really about ...

Nielsen ratings: May 21-27

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, 12.07 million. 2. “Roseanne,” ABC, 10.58 million. 3. NBA Conference Finals: Houston at Golden State, Game ...

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 ...

‘Adrift’ is a woman vs nature tale for MeToo era

Woman vs. nature. It certainly has a ring to it, especially when woman wins. But there are too few such stories in our popular culture, and certainly on our movie screens. Enter “Adrift,” based on the harrowing, real-life story of Tami Oldham, who sailed off on a romantic voyage from ...

Small schools, big sounds

MARQUETTE — Three rural Upper Peninsula schools were given time in the spotlight Friday night at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in Marquette. “Small Schools, Big Sounds” brought together Au Train-Onota Public School in Deerton, the Wells Township School in Arnold, and the ...

‘Shoplifters’ wins Palme d’Or, grand prize to Spike Lee

A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival concluded Saturday with the Palme d’Or awarded to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s “Shoplifters,” a tender portrait of a poor, impoverished family, while Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowed justice will come to all sexual predators. At ...

Reading group set to meet Thursday

MARQUETTE — The Transition Marquette County Reading Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Library at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. in Marquette, to discuss “Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature,” a book of essays edited by William Cronon. The book ...

Walk a Mile in My Shoes set for Thursday

MARQUETTE — The second annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes, presented by Pathways Community Mental Health, is planned from 1-4 p.m. Thursday. Registration begins at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Commons, 112 S. Third St. The event will happen rain or shine and is free to the public. Keynote speaker ...

Magic show to be held at Westwood Mall

MARQUETTE — The Cameron Zvara Magic Show will be presented at the Peter White Public Library Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall, old MC store, from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Thursday. Join in for an evening of fun, laughter and magic with Cameron Zvara. His show is filled with magic, comedy, juggling, ...

‘Book Club’ is a corny but sweet look at sex, aging

Jane Fonda said recently that “Book Club” was the most fun she’s ever had making a movie. She was ostensibly talking about getting to know her castmates — namely Diane Keaton, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen — but may also have been referring to the wine. There is lots and lots of ...

Superiorland Nightlife

Today 6 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Luke and Ian Ogea at Iron Bay Restaurant and Drinkery, Marquette 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. ...

Insane as ever, ‘Deadpool 2’ doesn’t disappoint

At a recent screening of “Deadpool 2,” the audience didn’t get up when the end credits came up, patiently sitting through the scrolling names of visual effects supervisors and lighting specialists. Real “Deadpool” fans know to stick around until the ushers toss them out. That’s ...

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 ...