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Haunted Theatre returns to NMU

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will transform into a haunted house for its ninth annual Haunted Theatre. Among the new “scares” added this year is a gothic-themed dungeon. Performances are from 7-11 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Regular tickets will only ...

Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ takes the god to funny heights

In the stand-alone films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Thor always seemed to get the short end of the stick. The Thor films were never as popular as Iron Man, and didn’t gain steam like Captain America. They were perhaps a little too serious and a little too dull — none of which was the ...

‘Cold War in the U.P.’ exhibit set to open

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will unveil its new “Cold War in the U.P.” exhibit on Nov. 2. An opening reception is scheduled at 7 p.m. From the late 1940s until the early 1990s, the United States and the Soviet Union were locked in a ...

hotFLIX: Review: ‘Wonderstruck’ is a beautiful fable for youngsters

For devoted fans of certain prestige directors, it’s always a little disarming to see them make a true children’s film. Expectations have to be readjusted in real time as you submit to something else, something different. That exercise can yield disappointment, but sometimes, maybe even ...

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 p.m. ...

Nielsen ratings

Oct. 9-15 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. “NFL Post Game,” CBS, 16.58 million. 2. NFL Football: N.Y. Giants at Denver, NBC, 16.16 million. 3. NFL ...

u.p. moments in HISTORY

Going to the vet, Marquette County, circa 1940’s. 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 ...

Good intentions go up in smoke in ‘Only the brave’

Firefighters must be our last real superheroes. They run toward stuff that’s on fire, for heaven’s sake. There are the few public servants — not cops, politicians or doctors — as beloved or who have managed to stay untainted. What they surely don’t need is the old fashioned Hollywood ...

the big PICTURE

This Oct. 4 photo from Ben Jinkerson was taken over the Keweenaw Bay from L’Anse across from Baraga. 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 ...

NMU set to host artist Alexis Rockman for ‘Great Lakes Cycle’

MARQUETTE — American contemporary artist Alexis Rockman will visit Northern Michigan University to participate in a series of October events titled “The Great Lakes Cycle: Art + Science with Alexis Rockman.” The artist is known for his paintings of future landscapes depicting the impact ...

‘Rock the FRT’ Band Battle Saturday

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University's Forest Roberts Theatre is hosting Rock the FRT at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Six bands will compete for the local title and a cash prize of $300 for first place and $200 for second place at this “battle of the bands” event. Audiences can expect to ...

Review: New glorious nature documentary shouldn’t be missed

You think your day was rough? At least you didn’t have to outrace an army of slithering snakes on your first day. Or cross a swollen river filled with hungry predators. Or, despite being exhausted, brave huge Arctic waves to get home. Such are the daily challenges shown with wondrous detail ...

Halloween Spectacle set for Oct. 28

MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette’s annual Halloween Spectacle is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28. An alchemy of pageantry, music, theater, and dance will ignite the 600 block of West Bluff Street, behind Harlow Park, between North Seventh and Morgan Streets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A ...

hotFLIX: Romance, survival mix in ‘The Mountain Between Us’

“The Mountain Between Us” is about two strangers who survive a plane crash only to end up in the unforgiving snowy Utah mountains, with no cell reception and precious little food. So they do what comes naturally. They try to eat each other. No, no, no. Are you crazy? They fall in love — ...

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 Luke Ogea at Vango’s Pizza, Marquette 7 p.m. — Live ...

Nielsen ratings

Sept. 25-Oct. 1 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. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS, 17.66 million. 2. “Young Sheldon,” CBS, 17.22 million. 3. NFL Football: ...

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 ...

Gorgeous ‘2049’ breaks the ‘Blade Runner’ spell

“We’re all just looking out for something real,” says Robin Wright’s police captain in “Blade Runner 2049.” Wright, an icy, steely actress seemingly born for the world of “Blade Runner,” is speaking to her replicant detective whose name is his serial number: KDC-3-7 — or ...