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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 ...

Gordon Lightfoot Tribute Concert to be held

MARQUETTE — Enjoy a weeknight Gordon Lightfoot Tribute Concert with Jackie and Gary at the Peter White Public Library at 7 p.m. Thursday in the library’s community room. Jackie Davidson started music at the age of 15 as a church organist. After college, she joined the trio, The Randy ...

Baraga County Art Gallery seeking submissions

L’ANSE — Baraga County Chamber of Commerce announces the submission period for their fall show located in downtown L’Anse. The Chamber gallery will feature artists of Baraga County, including those who reside or work in the L’Anse and Baraga school districts.Art will be chosen using the ...

Entertainment briefing

Holiday Art Sale MARQUETTE — Dollhouses, Toys and other Fun Stuff and Holiday Art Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Marquette Regional History Center. Each year, the center finds more and more people willing to share their dollhouses, toys and miniatures. See some of ...

‘A Bad Moms Christmas’ tastes like a stale chestnut

In that old Christmas stalwart “Love Actually,” the wonderful Bill Nighy plays an aging rock star angling for an easy payday by cynically subbing the word “Christmas” into one of his hits, and re-recording it. And now we have “A Bad Moms Christmas.” Need we say more? Not really, ...

Superiorland Nightlife

Today 8 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Strung Together at Blackrocks Brewery, 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. — Live ...

Review: ‘Lady Bird’ shows perfect slice of teenage life

Lady Bird is obsessed with place. Her place in the world, in her Catholic high school, in her school play, in her own family and in her unglamorous hometown of Sacramento (“the Midwest of California”) and the even more unglamorous part she lives in. She craves sophistication in a way that ...

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 ...

In ‘Last Flag Flying,’ an anti-war tale told again

In this era of rampant sequelizing, has any filmmaker more playfully inverted the standard more-of-the-same monotony than Richard Linklater? His Oscar-nominated “Boyhood” was, if nothing else, a compendium of life’s chapters, filmed — and lived — year after year. His “Before” ...

The big picture

This image by Jack Schneider of Chocolay Township shows a roughed grouse enjoying the sun and any food it can find. 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 ...

Superior Arts Youth Theater presents ‘Shrek The Musical Jr.’

MARQUETTE — Superior Arts Youth Theater presents “Shrek The Musical Jr.,” where beauty is in the eye of everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, as he leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Directed by Jalina McClain with assistants ...

Westwood Shakespeare Company opening 16th season

ISHPEMING — Comedy is the key word for this season and the Westwood Shakespeare Company’s productions. The company, now in its 16th season, will kick off with improv and follow it up with Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” The WSC opens Nov. 1, 15, and 22 with improv, totally ...

Gord Downie was blessed with the chance to say goodbye and he makes the most of that opportunity on “Introduce Yerself,” a 23-song farewell to friends, family, bandmates and others which leaves a lump in your throat and a smile on your face. Downie was the frontman of The Tragically Hip ...

‘Constellations’ at Forest Roberts

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre is presenting the futuristic romance Constellations. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 16-18, with 1 p.m. matinees both Saturdays, in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. The play ...

Review: An edgeless satire in George Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’

The perfect veneer of 1950s suburban life is just a mask for the deep rot and hypocrisy festering underneath the trimmed lawns in George Clooney’s “Suburbicon,” a derivative and somewhat edgeless satire with some compelling performances nonetheless. Clooney directs a script credited to ...

Shyamalan’s ‘Glass,’ to film in shuttered mental hospital

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An empty Pennsylvania mental hospital will be full when M. Night Shyamalan’s upcoming film “Glass” starts shooting there next week. The film, starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and James McAvoy, is the final chapter in a superhero trilogy that also includes ...

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. ...