Party to be held after MSO concert
MARQUETTE — Pine Mountain Music Festival will host a party following the Marquette Symphony Orchestra Concert on Saturday.
The party will preview the exciting 30th anniversary Pine Mountain season and will be from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at 2600 W. Grove St., Marquette.
The hosts are Rob Hawthorne, Alice Fecko, and Dan and Ann Arnold. RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 734-389-5335.
Trivia Night held Saturday in Curtis
CURTIS — Trivia Night at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis is set for Saturday.
All questions will be modified for young players, so bring the whole family but remember all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Trivia Night will begin no later than 4:15 p.m. Bring a team, or partner up with other guests. There will also be board games and a “Color Crayon Station” set up for younger kids.
A soup dinner and beverages will be provided by Chamberlin’s Old Forest Inn.
This event is sponsored by the Manistique Lakes Lions Club and is free.
Call the Erickson Center for more information at 906-586-9974.
‘All is True’ to be screened Monday
MARQUETTE — Foreign Flicks, a program dedicated to contemporary films from around the world, presents the 2018 biographical drama “All Is True” at 6 p.m. Monday in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room.
This is a BYO dinner event.
When the Globe Theater burns to the ground, William Shakespeare returns to Stratford to make amends with his family. This British film directed by Kenneth Branagh (in English with subtitles) is rated PG-13 and runs for 101 minutes.
Judi Dench won an award for best supporting actress for her role as Anne Shakespeare from the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards.
There is no admission fee to attend this event sponsored by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
Gilad Halpern to hold presentation
MARQUETTE — Journalist and media historian Gilad Halpern will present “The Role of the Media in Democratic Decline” at Northern Michigan University.
His talk will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Monday in Peninsula 5 in the Northern Center. It is free and open to the public.
Halpern is co-host of the Tel Aviv Review, a TLV1 podcast dedicated to books and research about Israel, the Middle East and other broadly related topics. He is also a founding co-editor of the Tel Aviv Review of Books magazine, an English-language online quarterly, and an Idit Fellow at the University of Haifa, researching the history of the Jewish press in Mandatory Palestine.
Halpern previously worked as managing editor for Ynetnews and assignment editor for Haaretz English edition. His work has appeared on the BBC, Al Jazeera, and in various news publications.
The event is co-sponsored by Scholars for Peace in the Middle East and the NMU Center for Academic and Intellectual Freedom.
MEA Retired set to meet Monday
ISHPEMING –The Marquette County Chapter of MEA Retired will meet at the MEA office in Ishpeming at 10 a.m. Monday.
State Rep. Sara Cambensy will be speaking. All public school retirees are invited. For more information call 906-486-4213.
DayDreamers to perform Tuesday
MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society invite music lovers to a concert with the DayDreamers at 7 p.m. Tuesday, part of the monthly Bluesday Tuesday series.
The concert will be held in the library’s Community Room on the lower level.
The DayDreamers, Marquette’s “ultimate party band,” features Nicklas Johnson on guitar and vocals, Jackie Bowers on guitar and vocals, Bryn Yungwirth on drums and vocals, Dave Ziegner on bass and vocals, and Gary Parkkonen on keys. With over 100 years in combined musical experience, the DayDreamers play hits and originals from yesterday to today.
There is no admission fee to attend this event which is co-sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library.
Call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info for more information.