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Superiorland Nightlife

Today 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 7 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring David Balding at Blackrocks Brewery, Marquette 8 p.m. — ...

Disney presents a united front with Fox at CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS — It’s not uncommon for Hollywood studios to show a sizzle reel to kick off a CinemaCon presentation, but Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas, “Avatar,” "Deadpool,” "Toy Story” and “The Avengers” all made their way into the same montage. As the new owners of 20th Century ...

How sweet the sound is in Aretha doc ‘Amazing Grace’

After many dangers, toils and snares, the long-lost Aretha Franklin concert film “Amazing Grace” has finally seen the light, and good Lord is it good. Filmed over two sessions in January 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in the Watts section of Los Angeles, it captures ...

‘Dumbo’ remake takes flight on its own charms

The original “Dumbo” was released in the summer of 1941 while Germany was spreading across Europe and war was breaking out in the Pacific. Crafted as a simpler Disney fable after the more extravagant “Fantasia” disappointed at the box office, “Dumbo” — only 64 minutes in length ...

Julia Louis- Dreyfus reveals last season story line of ‘Veep’

NEW YORK — Julia Louis-Dreyfus still had tears to shed as she said her official farewell to “Veep.” The only problem is she forgot to bring tissues. Shooting wrapped for the series in December, but those tearful goodbyes were not enough as she and the cast of the HBO comedy series ...

Chinese viewers balk at ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ film censorship

BEIJING — A huge fan of rock legends Queen, Peng Yanzi rushed to see “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the biopic about the band’s late lead singer, Freddie Mercury, while he was traveling in Britain last October. It was a touching film that made him cry hard, Peng says. He loved it enough to ...

A symphony of debauchery in ‘The Beach Bum’

Matthew McConaughey is at his dirt bag finest as a good-time Charlie stoner-poet named Moondog in Harmony Korine’s “The Beach Bum,” a bizarre and transfixing carnival of vulgarity and vice. In some ways it’s the part he was born to play. Whether or not that’s a good thing for ...

Superiorland NIGHTLIFE

Today 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 No events scheduled Wednesday 6 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Fast Eddie and Cousin Bill at ...

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 ...

Happy hunting Bonnie and Clyde in ‘The Highwaymen’

It’s hard to begin watching the Netflix movie “The Highwaymen” and not think about the way it will inevitably end — in a famous ambush and a hail of bullets. That’s what happened to Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow on May 23, 1934, the day the law finally caught up to the couple ...

‘US’

Jordan Peele has tightened his grip in “Us,” a less satirical and more slaughterhouse horror parable than the writer-director’s astonishing debut, “Get Out,” that despite its deficiencies will leave all who enter its shadowy world convinced of Peele’s growing command as a singular ...

DC superhero pic ‘Shazam!’ is a joy….seriously

Holy superhero fatigue, Batman, “Shazam!” is actually good. OK, so it’s basically “Big” with superheroes and villains instead of businesspeople and girlfriends, but director David F. Sandberg has infused his film with so much heart and charm that it hardly matters. Even the ...

Superiorland Nightlife

Today 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 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Under This Cold Sky at WUPX Studios, Northern Michigan ...

Service planned for Keith Flint of The Prodigy fame

LONDON (AP) — The surviving members of the band The Prodigy have invited fans of the late Keith Flint to line a procession route ahead of a private service celebrating his life on March 29. The band tweeted Saturday that a church service for Flint will be for family and close friends only ...

DJ Khaled inspired by son before hosting Kids’ Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES — In the run-up to the Kids’ Choice Awards, host DJ Khaled is feeling plenty of support — from his son. The producer-DJ said his 2-year-old son, Asahd, gets excited just watching his dad in the ads promoting the show on Nickelodeon. “When the commercials come on, my son ...