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THE MULDOONS ARE BACK

MARQUETTE — If you’re looking for a great night of local music, stop in to the Ore Dock Brewing Company on Spring Street Thursday night. A concert featuring local bands The Muldoons, 34C and The Godeaters will start at 8 p.m. on Thursday. The event will mark the reunion of the ...

’Cloverfield Paradox’ desperately needs sharpening

The big draw following the thrilling Super Bowl was a fresh episode of “This Is Us.” But, very mysteriously, there was suddenly something else big to see. Netflix surprised nearly everyone by streaming the latest “Cloverfield” film directly after the game. But up against one of TV’s ...

‘Black Panther’ is dazzling grand-scale filmmaking

NEW YORK — The supposedly cosmically vast Marvel Cinematic Universe, as it’s called, spans planets peppered throughout the galaxy, but Ryan Coogler’s Earth-bound “Black Panther,” glittering and galvanizing, stands worlds apart. For those of us who have sometimes felt pummeled by the ...

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 ...

Eastwood’s ‘15:17’ recreates a thwarted attack

In his latest film, “The 15:17 to Paris,” Clint Eastwood has taken his famously no-frills filmmaking further than ever before. Having already dispensed with many of the typical accoutrements of Hollywood filmmaking — lengthy development, a battery of takes, any handwringing at all — he ...

Unlimited movie-theater deal could be too good to survive

NEW YORK — MoviePass is trying to bring to movie theaters what Netflix did for DVDs and online streaming: Let subscribers watch as many movies as they want for $10 a month. In doing so, MoviePass has struck a chord with moviegoers and a nerve with the movie industry. For many people, ...

Entertainment briefing

Traditional music jam held Saturday MARQUETTE — On Saturday from 2-5 p.m., the Peter White Public Library will host a traditional music jam in the library’s community room. Bring your guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, ukulele, harmonica, or just your voice, and join other acoustic musicians ...

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. — ...

Look to the stars

MARQUETTE — Now playing at Northern Michigan University’s Panowski Black Box Theatre is “Constellations” by Nick Payne. A taut, complex, entertaining and thought-provoking drama about a relationship viewed through the lens of quantum multiverse theory. Constellations follows the ...

In $121M debut, ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ and Disney flex their muscles

NEW YORK — “Thor: Ragnarok” thundered to one of the year’s best box-office debuts with an estimated $121 million domestically, proving again — just as its flexing its muscle — the might of the Walt Disney Co. The robust debut for Marvel’s third “Thor” movie was a welcome ...

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 5:30 p.m. ...

the local SCENE

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 jams will be Friday. For more information call ...

Mcdormand gives blistering turn in ‘3 billboards’

That face. Frances McDormand’s face is one of the first things you see in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” and it’s impossible not to be struck by its pure decency. Perhaps it’s a result of all the other roles we’ve seen this uniquely fearless actress play, on stage ...

Entertainment briefing

Tasty Reads to meet MARQUETTE — Tasty Reads, a book group for readers who like to cook, will focus on “Ovenly: Sweet and Salty Recipes from New York’s Most Creative Bakery” by Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin at their Tuesday meeting at noon in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras ...

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is a lavish romp

Kenneth Branagh’s “Murder on the Orient Express “ is a visual feast, bursting with movie stars, glamour and production value so high, you might just exit the theater experiencing some time-warp whiplash. Certainly no studio would make a straightforward, classical whodunit with a budget ...

Nielsen ratings

Oct. 30 - Nov. 5 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. World Series Game 7: Houston at L.A. Dodgers, 28.29 million. 2. World Series Game 6: Houston at L.A. Dodgers, ...

Magnaghi prohibition book, oral interviews showcased

MARQUETTE — Russell Magnaghi’s new book on prohibition in the Upper Peninsula and a collection of oral interviews he conducted with U.P. residents about a variety of topics will be showcased at the next “Evening at the Archives” at Northern Michigan University. The event begins at 7 ...