Drawing demonstration to be held
MARQUETTE — At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Marlene Wood will do a hands-on demonstration of drawing faces from her People Made Easy classes.
This is a Lake Superior Art Association program at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Marlene has taught hundred of people to draw at her Positive Strokes Art School in Palatine, Illinois. The picture above shows a sketch sample of her work. All materials are provided and the program is free and open to the public.
For additional information, contact Michele at 906-250-7364.
The MACC is on the lower level of Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Third St.
NMU Symphonic Band performs
MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Music Department will host a concert by the NMU Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Forest Roberts Theatre.
The event is free and open to the public.
The concert, set to take place on the set of the NMU Theatre and Dance production of “Tarzan,” will feature music selections inspired by the jungle and its wild creatures. The concert will also include traditional works for band.
Rowing presentation to be held
MARQUETTE — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation titled “All about Rowing in Marquette.” It will be held from 2-4 p.m. April 24 at the Connection Center’s Upper Level on 927 W. Fair in Marquette.
Daryl and Ginny Davis, founding coaches of Northern Michigan University Crew Club and members of U.P. Rowing, will present about how competitive rowing came to the area and its opportunities for youth and adults. Attendees will be able to try the rowing motion on a Concept2 Indoor Rower.
The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register by Tuesday by calling 227-2979. Call Carole Bard at 228-9367 for more information.
‘Manufactured Memories’ presented
MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s criminal justice department will present “Manufactured Memories: Victimization Ahead,” which demonstrates how a therapist can create the memory of a crime in a client, resulting in wrongful convictions of an innocent person.
Senior criminal justice student Joan Roberts will present her independent research. Two victims of false memory-based accusations will also participate. Mark Pendergrast, author of “The Repressed Memory Epidemic” and “Memory Warp,” will chat briefly via interactive video. The event is scheduled from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday in room 109 of the Edgar L. Harden Learning Resources Center. A live stream will be available at https://nmu.zoom.us/j/960860645.
Pendergrast will speak about continued efforts to expose the false nature of the counseling techniques and failures in the criminal justice process.
Beautification committee to meet
NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Beautification Committee will hold its first meeting of the season at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Midtown Bakery & Cafe.
The group welcomes back all members and invite any new members to join.
For more information contact Anna Mattson 475-5058.
‘The Shape of Water’ to be shown
MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites film fans to enjoy a bring your own dinner, movie event at 6 p.m. Tuesday for a screening of the 2017 film “The Shape of Water” in the library’s community room.
In 1962, during the cold war era in America, lonely mute janitor Elisa, working in a hight security lab, lives a life of isolation. All changes, however, when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret, classified experiment. Directed by Guillermo del Toro and starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Shannon, this fantasy drama is rated R and runs 2 hours 3 minutes.
This film won four Oscars: best achievement in directing, best achievement in music written for motions pictures, best achievement in production design, and best motion picture of the year.
There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
Gonzo to hold ‘Weekend’ screening
MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Gonzo Media student organization will host a screening of “Weekend” at 9 p.m. Thursday in 165 Art and Design.
“Weekend” tells the story of a married couple on a weekend trip to the countryside to visit the wife’s dying father. The couple intended on securing the inheritance, resorting to murder if necessary. The trip turns into a nightmare of accidents, terrorism and civil war.
The movie is rated R and has a run time of 105 minutes. The event is free for NMU students and $1 for the public.