Scene

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 ...

The new animated ‘Wonder Park’ is at war with itself

There’s always that moment on roller coasters when the lap bar gets locked down and you slowly, agonizingly ride up to the first drop. You know the next few minutes are going to be harrowing — you just don’t know how bad. So here’s a warning about the new animated amusement park film ...

The big PICTURE

This recent photo by Ruth Holmstrom of Marquette shows a cardinal looking on. 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 took the photo, and ...

‘Captain Marvel’ hits the big screen

If there is one thing that’s true of most of the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s that they have life and spirit to spare. It’s a kind of an intoxicating joy that dares even the most comic book-apathetic to get onboard and delight in the spectacle, and it usually comes ...

For Jussie Smollett, 1 story equals 16 felony counts

CHICAGO — A grand jury’s 16-count indictment announced Friday against Jussie Smollett might be the result of prosecutors looking to charge the “Empire” actor for individual lies they contend he told about the night he says he was attacked by two masked men. The reasons are not ...

In Netflix’s ‘Triple Frontier,’ a special-ops heist goes awry

Job opportunities seldom diverge as greatly as they do for the former special forces operatives of J.C. Chandor’s “Triple Frontier.” There is selling condos or taking contract work in an African warzone. There’s stocking shelves at Walmart or taking down a South African drug lord. ...

Don Shire set to perform Sunday

FLORENCE, Wis. — Don Shire, internationally known trumpeter and recording artist, will be in concert at 6 p.m. CT Sunday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, located at 900 Central (near Pat’s Foods) in Florence, Wisconsin. His music is heard on many Christian radio stations in the U.S. and ...

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 7 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Breakwall Comedy at Ore Dock Brewing Co., Marquette. $7 ...

Teen angst hits the Old West in D’Onofrio’s ‘Kid’

“There’s no such thing as the West anymore.” That’s actually not a line from “The Kid,” Vincent D’Onofrio’s new coming-of-age Western starring Ethan Hawke, Dane DeHaan and Chris Pratt. It’s from Sam Shepard’s play “True West,” currently on Broadway — and also starring ...

Huppert adds class to stalker thriller ‘Greta’

Imagine you’re a 20-something living in New York City and you spot a particularly nice and structured green leather handbag on the subway. Do you report it to the MTA? Ignore it and move on? Claim it and its contents for yourself? Return to the owner? For Chloe Grace Moretz’s Frances, ...

Posthumous Dr. Seuss book coming Sept. 3

NEW YORK (AP) — There is no muse like Dr. Seuss. An unfinished manuscript by the late children’s author is the basis for “Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum,” coming Sept. 3. Random House Children’s Books announced Thursday that illustrator Andrew Joyner completed the text, which has a look ...

Kitty Donohoe to perform Sunday

AMASA — On Sunday, the Second Sunday Folk Dance series will welcome Michigan-based singer-songwriter Kitty Donohoe as the featured concert guest. The opening act of White Water will start promptly at 4 p.m. CT. The event is held at the Fortune Lake Camp in Crystal Falls, Michigan. After ...

‘The Wedding Guest’ is a quirky but thin thriller

No one going to see “The Wedding Guest” should expect a rom-com. The always-likable Dev Patel does star in it as a hunky guy who travels to a wedding party but he’s not been invited and he really ruins the wedding. That’s because he’s brought along not a tasteful 10-piece bakeware ...

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 Wednesday 6 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Fast Eddie and Cousin Bill at Lagniappe, Marquette 6 p.m. ...

In ‘Apollo 11,’ the thrill of landing on the moon

The 1969 mission to the moon has been seen in many phases before but never with the shining, crystal-clear fullness of Todd Douglas Miller’s extraordinary “Apollo 11,” a documentary culled from archival footage and audio recordings that in heart-stopping, minute-by-minute detail, ...