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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 The Bluesers Unplugged at Lagniappe, Marquette 6 p.m. — ...

‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ is an immersive marvel

Director Peter Jackson is upfront about what audiences should not expect from his unconventional World War I documentary, “They Shall Not Grow Old.” This is a film made by a non-historian for an audience of non-historians, he says. There are no dates, names or locations. Neither are ...

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 ...

LINDSEY BAHR

Samuel L. Jackson’s Elijah Price, or Mr. Glass, as he prefers to be called, was by far the most compelling part of M. Night Shyamalan’s slow-burn comic book send-up “Unbreakable.” A brilliant, tortured manipulator and superhero enthusiast suffering from osteogenesis imperfecta (i.e. ...

BLANCO SUAVE

MARQUETTE — Marquette natives Luke Arquette and Gretchen McKenzie are Blanco Suave, a lofi neo-soul hip-hop duo which will be dropping their first album Thursday and celebrating the release by performing from 8-11 p.m. at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. the same day, with special guests Jesus ...

Vista Theater: Calling all members

NEGAUNEE —The Historic Vista Theater is calling. Or, more specifically, the Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council Advisory Board is putting out a call to current PAAC members and anyone that is interested in live theater on the west end of Marquette County to come out to the organization’s ...

NMU record show, poster sale to be held Saturday

MARQUETTE — Tens of thousands of vinyl records, original art, cassette tapes, CDs, DVDs, video games, concert posters and other pop culture collectibles will be available for purchase at Northern Michigan University’s first record show and poster sale of the year. The free event, which is ...

Superiorland Nightlife

Today 6 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring local spotlight at Iron Bay Restaurant and Drinkery, 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, ...

‘A Dog’s Way Home’ is saccarine and sentimental

How much of a sweet tooth do you have when it comes to movies? It’s a question you might want to consider before stepping out for “A Dog’s Way Home,” W. Bruce Cameron adaptation of his book about a dog who finds her way back to her owner across 400 miles of Colorado terrain, because ...

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 Upside’ is a cliche-ridden, exploitative mess

It’s said that January is one of the prime months that Hollywood chooses to dump its most embarrassing films and “The Upside” doesn’t exactly disprove that notion. Few films in memory have squandered so much acting talent in such a cliche-ridden, exploitative and dishonest way. It ...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ to premiere as opening film at SXSW

NEW YORK — Jordan Peele’s “Us,” his anticipated follow-up to “Get Out,” will make its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival. SXSW announced Tuesday that “Us” will open the 26th edition of the Austin, Texas, festival on March 8. Like Peele’s “Get Out,” ...

Margot Robbie to play Barbie in live-action film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Margot Robbie will bring Barbie to life in a live-action film. Mattel and Warner Bros. Pictures announced Tuesday that Robbie will star as the iconic doll in the franchise’s first-ever live-action film. The 28-year-old “I, Tonya” actress will also co-produce the ...

Hollywood kicks off 2019 awards season in Palm Springs

PALM SPRINGS, California — Bradley Cooper, Spike Lee, Olivia Colman and other Oscar contenders kicked off Hollywood’s 2019 awards season with an emotional trip to the desert city of Palm Springs. The Palm Springs International Film Festival gala was a familiar setting for Cooper, who ...

With blockbuster effects, Peter Jackson brings WWI to life

NEW YORK — Peter Jackson has used digital wizardry to conjure J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth and King Kong’s 1930s New York, but he has now — in perhaps his most acclaimed film — employed all his technical powers to bring to life the Western Front of the first World War. Jackson’s ...

In ‘Cold War,’ a love exiled by communism

It took “Aquaman” two and a half hours just to put a fancy trident in its hero’s hands. Pawel Pawlikowski’s latest, “Cold War,” follows a doomed romance over 15 years and across much of mid-century Europe in a mere 88 minutes. And you’re telling me the guy who can swim fast is the ...