Calendar – Dance – “World War I Remembered” Swing Dance – May 4

May 1, 2017

Marquette – A “World War I Remembered” Swing Dance, featuring the Westerly Winds Big Band, will be held on Thursday, May 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Patrons are not only encouraged to put on their dancing shoes, but to also don their Downton Abbey finest and embrace the culture of the WWI era. Refreshments will be served in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

“World War I Remembered” is a community commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the U.P.’s involvement in World War I and is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. There is no admission charge thanks to this grant and sponsorship by the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – Sunday Dance in Trenary – Apr. 23

April 20, 2017

Trenary – A dance will be held on Sunday, April 23 from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Trenary Community Building.

Music will be provided by Cedar Creek. Admission is $5 with a lunch available for a $3 donation starting at 4 p.m.
All are welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – Screening of The Royal Ballet’s Production of “Frankenstein” – Apr. 9

April 6, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Siril Endowment for the Music Arts will offer a screening of The Royal Ballet’s production of “Frankenstein” on Sunday, April 9 at 5 p.m. in 1100 Jamrich Hall on the NMU campus.

This is a period adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Gothic tale of morality and craving for love, companionship and understanding. The performance was filmed in London and will be projected in high definition in Jamrich Hall’s state-of-the-art auditorium.

The event is free for NMU students with ID, faculty and staff; $15 for general public adults; and $5 for ages 17 and under.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – VFW Post 4573 Dance with Richie Yurkovich Band – Apr. 8

April 5, 2017

Ishpeming – The VFW Post 4573 will be hosting a dance featuring the Richie Yurkovich Band on Saturday, April 8 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the post, 310 Bank Street in Ishpeming.

Admission is $8 at the door. Refreshments and a meal will be available at a low price. Everyone who loves good music, dancing and a good time is invited. For more information, call 486-4856.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – NCLL Contra Dancing Class Registration Deadline – Mar. 23

March 20, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a contra dancing class on Tuesday, March 28 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette.

Contra dancing has its origins in English, Irish and French country dancing and has evolved into its own form of American folk dance. Dance Zone owner and instructor Marge Sklar will lead the workshop.

No experience is required. The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register by Thursday, March 23 by calling 227-2979. For more information, contact Marge Forslin at 869-4791. … Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – VFW Post 4573 Dance with Richie Yurkovich Band – Mar. 11

March 8, 2017

Ishpeming – The VFW Post 4573 will be hosting a dance featuring the Richie Yurkovich Band on Saturday, March 11 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the post, 310 Bank Street in Ishpeming.

Admission is $8 at the door. Refreshments and a meal will be available at a low price. Everyone who loves good music, dancing and a good time is invited. For more information, call 486-4856.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – MSHS Varsity Dance Team “Not Just A Halftime Show” – Feb. 27

February 24, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Senior High School Varsity Dance Team will present “Not Just A Halftime Show” on Monday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Marquette Senior High School gym.

All of the Basketball Season routines will be performed, as well as additional performances from Dawn Dott Dance, New Attitudes, Studio Dance Arts, Negaunee Dance Team, a special performance from the kids that attend our kids clinic, and more.

Tickets at the door are $10. General admission tickets can be purchased in advance at The Second Skin Shop on Washington Street for $8.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – Miners in Motion Dance and Cheer Show – Feb. 25

February 22, 2017

Negaunee – The Negaunee High School and Middle School Dance Teams will host a dance and cheer show on Saturday, February 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lakeview Elementary School gym in Negaunee. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

It will feature talented groups from the area including the Negaunee High School dance team, the Negaunee Middle School dance team, Marquette Senior High School dance team, New Attitudes Dance Studio Performance Company, dancers from Superior Dance Academy and more.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Flower bouquets will be sold at the door before the performance for $7 and $10. … Read the rest

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