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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 ...

the big PICTURE

In a photo taken by Gloria Clocklin of Marquette, sunflowers are seen as far as the eye can see at Hall Family Farm in Rock. 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. ...

Western U.P. event to feature much talent

MARQUETTE — Oct. 8 marks the beginning of the 33rd season of the Second Sunday Folk Dance series held at the Fortune Lake Camp in Crystal Falls. This popular event starts at 4 p.m. (local time) and includes a 25 minute opening concert set by White Water, a 60 minute concert set by special ...

Soo​ ​Film​ ​Festival​ award winners named

SAULT STE. MARIE — The​ ​Soo​ ​Film​ ​Festival​ ​took​ ​place​ ​Sept. ​12-17​ ​at​ ​the historic​ ​Soo​ ​Theatre​ ​and​ ​Bayliss​ ​Public​ ​Library​ ​in​ ​downtown​ ​Sault​ ​Ste.​ ​Marie. Festival​ ...

British farce to lead FRT 2017-18 season

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre is beginning its 2017-18 season with “Noises Off,” a British farce by Michael Frayn. Remaining performances include 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 1 p.m. Saturday. “Noises Off” presents a manic cast of itinerant actors ...

In brief

JFK memorabilia, including a speedboat, heads to NYC auction NEW YORK (AP) — The late President John F. Kennedy’s 17-foot mahogany speedboat is among the highlights of an auction next week in New York. Guernsey’s auction house says a wide array of Kennedy memorabilia — from ...

hotFLIX: In ‘American Made,’ a new (but the same) Tom Cruise

There are basically two kinds of Tom Cruise performances, and both can look pretty similar on the surface. Each likes sunglasses, going fast and smiling big. He never exactly loosens up or slows down — the most unfathomable thing of all in Cruise’s world. But most of Cruise’s best and ...

superiorland Nightlife

Today 8 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Strung Together at Blackrocks Brewery, Marquette 8:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring acoutic jam at Hide-A-Way Bar, Gwinn Wednesday 9 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Carins, The Curfews, Joel and the Good Boys at Ore Dock ...

Nielsen ratings

Sept. 18-24 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 Sunday Night Football,” NBC, 17.47 million. 2. “America’s Got Talent” (Wednesday), NBC, 15.64 ...

u.p. moments in HISTORY

Getz’s Department Store in downtown Marquette is pictured in a photo taken in the 1980s. This feature provided by: www.viewsofthepast.com 149 Washington St.