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The Gallery: ‘The heart of downtown Marquette’

MARQUETTE — Walking along West Washington Street in downtown Marquette just before the end of the block where Lake Superior peaks out below the hill, The Gallery greets tourists and residents alike with a collective exhibition of art. In one of the front window shops in the Masonic Square ...

superiorland Nightlife

Tuesday 6:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Black Pearl at Concert in the Park, Munising Thursday 7 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Flat Broke Blues Band at Summer Concert Series at Old Ish, Ishpeming Friday 9:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Spun at Barge Inn, ...

A celestial summer visitor

MARQUETTE — Sometimes it benefits northerners to live where they do. Comet NEOWISE now can be observed in the region and, according to EarthSky.org, is not visible in the Southern Hemisphere. Thus, the comet can be seen in the Upper Peninsula, it definitely being in the Northern ...

DC’s plan for ‘Watchmen’ sequel ‘Rorschach’ met with unease

LOS ANGELES — DC is releasing a new “Watchmen” spin off based on the Rorschach character, but the unveiling of the limited comic series has been met with mixed reactions. Some critics online questioned whether the masked vigilante should be the primary focus after DC announced the ...

Author pens post-apocalyptic view of U.P.

MARQUETTE — A post-apocalyptic story about a mysterious event called the Green has taken over the continents and separated the world. Trees grow as tall as skyscrapers. Their roots bust through the pavement and tear apart cities, leaving survivors cut off from normalcy and each other. But a ...

Superiorland Nightlife

Today No shows scheduled Tuesday 6:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Don’t Tell Mom at Concert in the Park Series, Munising Thursday 7 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Daydreamers at Summer Concert Series in downtown Ishpeming Saturday 5 p.m. — Live entertainment ...

Nightlife

Wednesday 6 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Iron Daisy Acoustic at Barr’s Bar, Negaunee Friday 6 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Anthony Surron at Drifa Brewing, Marquette 8 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Sam Peterson at Superior Culture, Marquette Saturday noon — ...

Strike up the band!

MARQUETTE — Kicking the drumroll off with a special thank you to local heroes, the Marquette City Band convened for its first summer performance Thursday evening at Marquette Commons with a full audience in attendance for a drive-in concert to allow proper social distancing. With musicians ...

Marquette Memory Box

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette Arts & Culture Division, together with the Peter White Public Library and Marquette Poets’ Circle, invites the community to submit performing, visual, and/or written art to the Marquette Memory Box. The Memory Box was started as a way for folks of all ...

‘The Cold Vanish’

MARQUETTE — Sometimes when a person goes missing in the wild, they’re found alive eventually within a couple of days. Sometimes, though, people vanish without a trace into the forests, mountains, woods and badlands. With hardly any evidence to go off of, law enforcement can only do so much ...

Very hip, very haunted house in ‘You Should Have Left’

C’mon. Everyone knows that when you rent a vacation house online, you read the reviews first. So maybe if Theo and Susanna, the upscale couple in “You Should Have Left,” had read the reviews before renting their lovely getaway house in Wales, just maybe they’d have come across that ...

Warner Bros to hold massive virtual event for DC Comics fans

LOS ANGELES — Comic-Con may be canceled this year, but Warner Bros. will convene a 24-hour virtual gathering of the biggest names in the DC Comics universe. The studio announced Tuesday that DC FanDome will be held on August 22 starting at 10 a.m. PDT. The event will feature talent ...

‘Babyteeth’ is a sick teen in love flick with a bite

“Babyteeth” is guaranteed to get under your skin. This refreshingly original Australian indie about a terminally ill teen who falls in love with the wrong guy is designed to push all the buttons: It’ll frustrate, delight, annoy and devastate. In other words, it’s quite the journey. But ...

4 NMU alumni involved in ‘Onward’ film creation

MARQUETTE — Four Northern Michigan University alumni played pivotal roles in the creation of Disney-Pixar’s “Onward.” The film’s theatrical release was cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, but its heartwarming premise and early availability on digital platforms have made it a welcome ...

Lineup announced for concerts

CURTIS — The Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis has announced the lineup for its Music in the Park Series 2020. The concerts are from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Erickson Park. In the event of inclement weather, MIP will be canceled due to indoor event restrictions at this ...