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Superiorland Nightlife

Today 7 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Four Shillings Short at Peter White Public Library, 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, ...

Ace cast commands in tense family drama in ‘Luce’

“Be yourself” is a loaded idea for any 17-year-old, but especially for one Luce (pronounced “loose”) Edgar, the title character of director Julius Onah’s riveting adaptation of JC Lee’s play “Luce .” In this simmering drama, complex themes of race, privilege, youth, family and ...

Netflix sinks low with ‘The Red Sea Diving Resort’

The daring story of how thousands of beleaguered Ethiopian Jews stranded in refugee camps in Sudan were bravely smuggled to safety in Israel in the 1980s needs little extra drama. Tell that to Netflix. The streamer’s “The Red Sea Diving Resort “ is terribly overcooked, turning the ...

All Strings Considered to perform in L’Anse

MARQUETTE — Enjoy the old-time string band music of Marquette’s All Strings Considered at the free L’Anse Lakefront Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event will be held in the park at the foot of Broad Street. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at Meadowbrook Arena in ...

Rapper A$AP Rocky to be freed from jail as judges mull case

STOCKHOLM — Rapper A$AP Rocky and two other U.S. suspects will be freed from jail until Aug. 14, when judges are expected to announce a verdict in the assault case against them, a Swedish court announced Friday. It wasn’t immediately clear from the decision by the Stockholm District Court ...

A grand ol’ time

GRAND MARAIS — The 2019 Grand Marais Music and Arts Festival takes place Aug. 9-11. This is the 38th year for the event. This year, Friday afternoon music has been added to the slate. Advance weekend passes are $50. All camping at the festival has been sold out already. Admission prices at ...

‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’

Quentin Tarantino has, for a while now, been reminding us what’s so great about movies — or at least, what he thinks is so great about them. He’s made an old-fashioned double-feature (“Death Proof,” of “Grindhouse”), resurrected the wide-screen format of 70mm Ultra Panavision ...

‘The Lion King’ rules theaters and ‘Endgame’ scores all-time record

LOS ANGELES — If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., last weekend put an end to it. Not only did its photorealistic remake of “The Lion King” devour opening weekend records for the month of July and PG-rated films, but “Avengers: Endgame” also ...

MTV announces first run of films in new documentary division

NEW YORK (AP) — Films about living in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol and a St. Louis-area activist turned politician will be the first released by MTV’s new documentary division. MTV announced earlier this year that it had hired Sheila Nevins, who for many years was among the most ...

Keweenaw Brewgrass to perform in L’Anse

MARQUETTE — Keweenaw Brewgrass brings its delightful blue grass music to the free L’Anse Lakefront Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event will be held in the park at the foot of Broad Street. Meadowbrook Arena if the weather is inclement.

Superiorland Nightlife

Today 8:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring acoutic 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. — Live entertainment featuring Iron Daisy at Summer Concert in the Park Series, Bayshore ...

‘The Great Hack’ explores the dark side of big data

Thinking about finally getting off of Facebook? “The Great Hack,” a new documentary on Netflix, might just be the push you were looking for. At the very least, you’ll probably never take another online personality test. It’s meant to scare and influence you, and probably even for good ...

‘Elvis in Vegas’ is a gem of pop culture history

For the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, the 1960s was a slow-moving abdication. Elvis Presley spent the better part of that decade appearing in one silly movie after another instead of performing live, a career strategy that tested the patience of his fans and cost him his edge in the music world. ...

Jay-Z pulls out of Woodstock 50 performance

NEW YORK — Jay-Z’s got 99 problems but Woodstock isn’t one: The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary Woodstock festival just weeks before the troubled event is supposed to take place. A person familiar with the situation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the ...

In the spotlight

MARQUETTE — Lake Superior Theatre presents delightful summer adventures in a unique working boathouse right on Lake Superior in the Lower Harbor, Marquette. Now presenting its 21st season, LST has established itself as an integral part of summer fun as it celebrates regional history and ...

‘It: Chapter Two’ cast talks intense shoot at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO — “It: Chapter Two” is not taking it easy on the grown losers’ club if the new trailer is any indication, and the shoot itself doesn’t sound much calmer than battling a demonic clown either. A theater of fans got a sneak peek at the latest promo for the horror sequel at a ...

Russo brothers field questions from Avengers at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO — “Avengers: Endgame” directors Joe and Anthony Russo are doing a victory lap at San Diego Comic-Con Friday. The brothers reflected on their blockbuster being so close to matching “Avatar’s” all-time box office record and even fielded questions from some unlikely ...

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 6:30 p.m. — Live entertainment featuring Flat Broke Blues Band at Summer Concert in the Park Series, ...