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Davis to perform benefit concert

MARQUETTE — Marquette native Joshua Davis, former singer from NBC’s “The Voice,” is coming to the area in support of his father, Mike Davis, according to a release. Mike was diagnosed with a rare GIST Cancer in April 2014. Surgery and chemo initially addressed the cancer problem, but ...

Eighth annual Finn Fun Day coming up

NEGAUNEE— The eighth annual Finn Fun Day will take place on Aug. 26 at the Negaunee Township Hall, 42 State Highway M-35, starting at 11 a.m. and continuing until 4 p.m. All are welcome, there is plenty of parking, and there is no admission charge, according to a news release. Food will be ...

Victory for ‘Dunkirk’ and ‘Girls Trip’ at the box office

LOS ANGELES — It’s victory for “Dunkirk” and “Girls Trip” at the box office this weekend. Both original and well-reviewed films smashed expectations and enticed diverse audiences to the theaters, even though cumulatively summer remains down from last year. Christopher Nolan’s ...

Entertainment briefing

Folias Duo to play at winery ESCANABA — Northern Sun Winery will present Folias Duo and the U.P. release of their new CD “Dreaming to Live” on Sunday. Original compositions and arrangements performed by flutist Carmen Maret and guitarist Andrew Bergeron featuring their passion for ...

hotFLIX: Riveting ‘Dunkirk’ is Nolan’s, and year’s, best

“Dunkirk “ is not a typical war movie. There are no brothers in arms, no flashbacks to simpler times and pretty wives and girlfriends left behind, no old men in situation rooms pontificating about politics or helping with exposition. There’s no talk of Hitler, or Germans or battlefields ...

Nielsen ratings

July 10-16 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. “America's Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 12.6 million. 2. “Game of Thrones,” HBO, 10.1 million. 3. MLB ...

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 in Gwinn Tuesday 6 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Travis Swanson at Delft Bistro, Marquette 6:30 p.m. — Live ...

u.p. moments in HISTORY

This feature provided by: www.viewsofthepast.com 149 Washington St. Palestra Ice Arena Stock, Marquette, circa 1925.

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 ...

Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

LONDON— It was a typical phone call between two boys playing and their mother, who was on vacation in France. It was brief — the boys wanted to get back to playing with their cousins, not spend time on the phone chatting. The brevity of that 1997 call troubles Prince William and Prince ...

the big PICTURE

A hummingbird rests in a raspberry bush between trips to feeders July 13 in Republic. (Photo by Cyndi Armitage) Readers who want to submit photos for publication in the Big Picture should send them as large format jpgs to mheath@miningjournal.net, photos@ miningjournal.net. Readers should ...

‘American Pickers’ looking for collectors

IRON MOUNTAIN — Are you a private antique collector in the U.P. ready to let some of that go? Perhaps you or someone you know has a barn or shed they’ve tossed vintage items into over the decades that’s now filled to bursting. If so, the television show “American Pickers” wants to ...

Can big-screen comedy survive the superhero era?

NEW YORK— Days before the opening of the Will Ferrell-Amy Poehler comedy “The House,” producer Adam McKay could see the writing on the wall. The box-office forecast for the film wasn’t looking good. In the end, “The House” opened with just $8.7 million, the latest in an ...

ROCK CONCERTS

The first of a series of “Concerts at the Gazebo,” pictured above, took place in Rock on Wednesday evening featuring Brendan Williams, Corey Williams and Chasey Williams. Concerts are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays on July 19, July 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 9, and Aug. 16. Vendors are also ...

Moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong to be auctioned in NY

NEW YORK — Moon dust that Neil Armstrong collected during the first lunar landing was displayed Thursday at a New York auction house — a symbol of America’s glory days in space now valued at $2 million to $4 million. The late astronaut brought the dust and some tiny rocks back to Earth ...

Entertainment briefing

Choirs, Bells concert in L’Anse L’ANSE — The ever-popular Choirs, Bells and Ensembles concert will be presented at the L'Anse Lakefront Concerts at 7 p.m. Thursday. Lakefront Park is located at the foot of Broad Street in L’Anse. Bring a lawnchair or blanket. In case of inclement ...

A thrilling epic in ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

Apparently all the new Planet of the Apes films needed to do to really hit a home run was take the humans out of the equation. It’s what this whole trilogy has been leading to, really, as we dipped our toes into the rise, dawn and now war of this burgeoning civilization of apes and the humans ...

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 Tuesday 6:30 p.m. ...

Nielsen ratings

July 3-9 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. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 7.43 million. 2. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS, 7.13 million. 3. “Celebrity Family ...

u.p. moments in HISTORY

Iron Ore Locomotive, Negaunee, circa 1860s. This feature provided by: www.viewsofthepast.com 149 Washington St.