Calendar – Dance – NMU Annual Dance Showcase – Feb. 22-24

February 19, 2018

Marquette – The NMU Annual Dance Showcase will be offered Thursday, February 22 and Friday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 24 at 1 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. at Forest Roberts Theatre on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Students in the NMU dance minor perform all styles, from ballet to hip hop to improvisation, in this annual showcase. Tickets are $15 for general public, $10 for students, and $5 for NMU students.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – Dance With Richie Yurkovich Band in Ishpeming – Jan. 20

January 17, 2018

Ishpeming – The VFW Post 4573 will be hosting a dance featuring the Richie Yurkovich Band on Saturday, January 20 from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at the post, 310 Bank Street in Ishpeming.

Admission is $10 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 – Dance with Richie Yurkovich Band at Ishpeming VFW – Dec. 9

December 6, 2017

Ishpeming – The VFW Post 4573 will be hosting a dance featuring the Richie Yurkovich Band on Saturday, December 9 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the post, 310 Bank Street in Ishpeming.

Admission is $10 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 – “Pikkujoulo” Dance in Ishpeming – Dec. 3

November 30, 2017

Ishpeming – A dance to celebrate “Pikkujoulo” or “Little Christmas” will be held on Sunday, December 3 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Ishpeming Elks Club.

Music for dancing and listening will be offered by Wil Kilpela on accordion and Ken Holster on banjo and guitar. Tanja Stanaway and her Heart of Finland Traveling Tori will be staffing a mini-market. Janet Wisuri will offer a variety of baked goods.

Refreshments of cardamom coffee bread and other goodies will be available, along with coffee and soft drinks. The Elk’s bar will be open. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes.

Tickets are $5 at the door. The event is free for members of the League of Finnish-American Societies UP Chapter Finlandia Foundation Affiliate. For more information, call 226-7085.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – “The Nutcracker Ballet” at Kaufman Auditorium – Dec. 2

November 29, 2017

Marquette – A community dance performance of Tchaikovsky’s beloved score “The Nutcracker Ballet” will be offered on Saturday, December 2 at 1 p.m. and at 7 p.m. in Kaufman Auditorium, 611 N. Front Street, Marquette.

This is a community production and includes dancers ages 3 and up. Tickets in advance are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $8 for youth/students, and are available at the NMU EZ-Ticket outlets, online at www.nmu.edu/tickets, by calling 227-1032. Tickets will be $3 higher at the door. … Read the rest

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

November 8, 2017

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

Admission is $10 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 – 1950’s Sock Hop at NMU – Nov. 4

November 1, 2017

Marquette – A 1950s Sock Hop will be hosted by the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the Swinging Cats NMU Swing Dance Club on Saturday, November 4 from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

The event will include a dance contest, instruction on a classic ‘50s dance stroll and live music by Drew and the Geezers. Admission is $1 for students and $5 for the general public. Attendees can purchase items from a burger and ice cream stand for an extra cost. Period dress is encouraged.

Jon Teichman will serve as the emcee. The sock hop is being held in conjunction with the “Cold War and the U.P.” exhibition at the Beaumier Center, located at the corner of Seventh Street and Lee Drive on campus. Admission to the exhibit is free and hours are 8 a.m.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – Community Dance at K.I. Sawyer – Oct. 1

September 28, 2017

Gwinn – A community dance will be held on Sunday, October 1 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Community Center in the K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum at K.I. Sawyer.

Dance to the music by the Hart Beats. Snacks and sodas will be available. Admission is $7.… Read the rest

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