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UNDER THIS COLD SKY

ISHPEMING — Upper Peninsula novelist and poet B.G. Bradley along with U.P. folk singer Steve Hooper, who performs as Under This Cold Sky, will present their prose, poetry, and music jointly at local venues in the coming weeks. “It’s been really fun putting this together,” said ...

Hodgepodge ‘The Darkest Minds’ whiffs on storyline

Kids under the age of 18 are being persecuted by adults for their special powers in “The Darkest Minds,” an adaptation of book one of Alexandra Bracken’s young adult trilogy that’s about five years and 15 movie dystopias too late to feel the least bit fresh or interesting. And it’s ...

Fiddle Pickers to perform in L’Anse Thursday

MARQUETTE — Enjoy the Cajun and Classic country music of the Fiddle Pickers at the L’Anse Lakefront Concerts at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event will be held at Lakefront Park, at the foot of Broad Street. Meadowbrook Arena is the inclement weather site.

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 6:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Angels & Outlaws at Summer Concert Series, Bayshore ...

McKinnon channels her inner spy in uneven ‘Spy’

From the get-go, “The Spy Who Dumped Me,” a Kate McKinnon-Mila Kunis buddy spy comedy, has two things going for it. First, female spies are clearly in vogue, if you’ve been reading the news — or if you prefer your spies to be fictional, may we recommend Keri Russell’s recently ...

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 ...

‘Christopher Robin’ a return to Hundred Acre Wood

Oh, bother. The misfortune of “Christopher Robin” is not only that it comes a year after “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” an earnest if sentimental tale about Winnie-the-Pooh author A.A. Milne and his son, Christopher Robin Milne, but that it arrives a few months after the screwball ...

AN ARTISTIC JEWEL

MARQUETTE — Lake Superior Theatre is located in a working boathouse filled with marine artifacts at 270 N. Lakeshore Boulevard in Marquette between the Lower Harbor marina and Coast Guard breakwall on the shores of Lake Superior: an artistic jewel you don’t want to miss this summer! We ...

Bask in the effervescent insanity of ‘Mamma Mia 2’

“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again “ is a wholly ridiculous movie that I thoroughly enjoyed. It’s the kind of movie that feels and sounds like a summer vacation should: Fizzy, lively, low-stakes and soundtracked by ABBA. This is a world where things generally just work out, where folks 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 ...

superiorland Nightlife

Today 8:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring acoustic jam at Hide-A-Way in Gwinn. 9 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring open mic with Joe Patrick at Flanigan’s, Marquette Tuesday 6:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring JAB at the Alger Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series, ...

M. Night Shyamalan debuts ‘Glass’ trailer at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO — Director M. Night Shyamalan says he could have launched the trailer for “Glass” in front of the summer’s biggest movies in theaters, but that he wanted to hold it for Comic-Con. The filmmaker said Friday at the annual comic book convention that he felt strongly that the ...

Denzel Washington kills in ‘The Equalizer 2’

You won’t usually find Denzel Washington in a movie sequel. He just doesn’t do them. Something about not wanting to repeat himself. So there must be something special indeed for him to break his own rule for “The Equalizer 2.” Fans of the first film will instantly know why Washington ...

Keweenaw Brewgrass set to perform Thursday

L’ANSE — The bluegrass, western swing and rock music of Keweenaw Brewgrass happens at the L’Anse Lakefront Concerts at 7 p.m. Thursday in Lakefront Park, foot of Broad Street. Meadowbrook Arena is the inclement weather site.

Jamie Lee Curtis hugs an emotional ‘Halloween’ fan

SAN DIEGO— In Comic-Con’s Hall H, the massive room that holds the highest profile presentations and hosts the biggest movie and television stars, there is still a strict division between the actors on stage and those in the audience. But Jamie Lee Curtis changed that Friday, walking ...