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Local poet with international reputation releases new book

August 31, 2015 MARQUETTE — Internationally-acclaimed bilingual poet Beverly Matherne is releasing her sixth book this week, a haunting and enchanted collection of short stories and prose poems featured in both... more »»

TWO nights of music

August 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — Music fans are going to love Harbor Fest 2015, with a number of great bands performing and free admission both nights to the annual event Friday and Saturday at Mattson Lower Harbor Park... more »»


August 24, 2015 ISHPEMING — Rhonda Numikoski and Rick Stadler and friends want to keep music alive in the central Upper Peninsula. more »»


August 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Romantic Polish composer Frederic Chopin is known as the “poet of the piano” for his hundreds of profoundly haunting pieces that still move listeners today. more »»


August 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — It’s called Finn Fun Day but people of all ethnic backgrounds are welcome to take part. more »»


August 3, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette-born singer-songwriter Joshua Davis is spending the summer touring his home state after winning third place on NBC’s hit television show “The Voice. more »»

Young local artist opens for national celeb

August 3, 2015 MARQUETTE — Emerging young artist Milo Birch has been playing music since he could sit at a pian. more »»

Siik’s career expands to include first book

August 3, 2015 MARQUETTE — Negaunee native David Siik is a multimedia force to be reckoned with, making a name for himself in many areas in recent years. more »»

On the shores of HIAWATHA

July 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — Organizers of the 37th annual Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival expect crowds of close to 4,000 this weekend at the festival’s scenic birthplace, the Tourist Park in Marquett. more »»


June 22, 2015 MARQUETTE — On June 20-27 local businesses, organizations and more than 100 artists and musicians have collaborated to celebrate Marquette’s vibrant art scene. more »»


June 22, 2015 Monday -11 am-1 p.m., Mr. Jim’s Painting Preschoolers at the U.P. Children’s Museum -Noon-9 p.m., Street Buskers -1 p.m.-3 p.m. more »»

5 seconds of fame

June 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — Malamute, an eight-month-old local bluegrass band, grew organically out of the love and carousal of four friends, who simply noticed they liked playing together. more »»

Legend’s lore

June 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — “Paul Bunyan in Michigan: Yooper Logging, Lore & Legends” is Jon C. Stott’s 23rd book and it’s also one that’s close to his heart. “There’s a lot of me in it,” he said. more »»


June 8, 2015 MARQUETTE — Learning that hard work and having fun are not mutually exclusive is just one of the many benefits of studying music, according to Danielle Simandl, executive director of Superior String... more »»

Relevance by the numbers

June 1, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Arts and Culture Center will host an evening of art and music on Thursday, with an artist reception for two exhibits, one by the Thursday Painters and one by... more »»


May 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — A revitalized amalgam of Motown, jazz, swing, funk and bluegrass, Ann Arbor-based string band The Appleseed Collective will bring its national tour back to the Upper Peninsula for a... more »»

Bands donate time for benefit

May 25, 2015 NEGAUNEE — One evening, Danzo McCracken of the local rock band Nudge. more »»

MACC: Parklets coming to Third Street

May 25, 2015 Creative gathering spaces are coming to Third Street this summer with the addition of new “parklets. more »»


May 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — The 14th annual Blueberry Festival Poster Contest is now on exhibit at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center. more »»

Arts and Culture Center looking for artists

May 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is accepting entries for a Woodland Offshoot exhibit “The Nature of Art. more »»



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