Calendar – Theater – Superior Arts Youth Theater to Present “Shrek The Musical JR.” – Nov. 16-19

November 13, 2017

Marquette – Superior Arts Youth Theater will present “Shrek The Musical Jr.” Thursday, November 16 through Sunday, November 19 at The Forest Roberts Theatre on the campus of Northern Michigan University. Show times are at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Advance tickets are $15 for adults and $9 for children. Tickets are on sale at tickets.nmu.edu, by phone at (906) 227-1032, and at any NMU ticketing outlet. Ticket prices at the door will be $2 higher. … Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – “Constellations” at Black Box Theatre – Nov. 16-18

November 13, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present the futuristic romance “Constellations” Thursday, November 16 through Saturday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre at NMU. A 1 p.m. matinee will be offered on Saturday.

The play begins with a simple encounter between a man and a woman. What happens next defies the boundaries of the world as it is known, delving into infinite possibilities and raising questions about the difference between choice and destiny. Marianne and Roland’s relationship unfolds across time and space, with each variation sending them on an entirely new trajectory. The cast of two performers features NMU students Taylor Ehle and Max Stevens.

Tickets are $5 for NMU students, $10 for students and $15 for the public. Tickets are available online at tickets.nmu.edu or at any NMU EZ Ticket outlet.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – Westwood Shakespeare Company Improv Show – Nov. 15

November 12, 2017

Ishpeming – Westwood Shakespeare Company will present an Improv Show on Wednesday, November 15 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Westwood High School in Ishpeming.

This improv show will feature totally unscripted sketch comedy. Tickets are available at 6 p.m. on show night Season tickets and also available at the Westwood High School office during school hours.

An additional show will be offered on November 22.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Double Feature Film Showing at Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center – Nov. 14

November 11, 2017

Marquette – The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a double-feature film showing about the Cold War on Tuesday, November 14 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Center in Gries Hall on the campus of NMU.

“The Atomic Cafe” and “Radio Bikini” will be shown in conjunction with the “Cold War in the U.P.” exhibition. A discussion with Daniel Truckey will follow each film.

For more information, contact the Beaumier Center at 227-3212 or heritage@nmu.edu.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Don Quixote” Film Screening – Nov. 12

November 9, 2017

Marquette – The NMU Siril Cinema Series will offer a screening of the American Ballet Theatre’s production of “Don Quixote” on Sunday, November 12 at 5 p.m. at Forest Roberts Theatre.

It is free for NMU students, faculty and staff with ID and youth ages 18 and under. Admission for the general public is $10. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Wind River” Screening at NMU – Nov. 11

November 8, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Campus Cinema, in partnership with the Center for Native American Studies, will present a screening of “Wind River” on Saturday, November 11 at 6 p.m. in 1100 Jamrich Hall at NMU.

In the film, a veteran tracker with the Fish and Wildlife Service helps to investigate the murder of a young Native American woman. The case is used as a means of redemption for an earlier act of irresponsibility, which ended in tragedy. The film stars Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Julia Jones and more. Running 1 hour and 51 minutes, it is rated R.

Attendance is free for NMU students and $1 for the public.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Eating You Alive” Film Screening – Nov. 9

November 6, 2017

Marquette – Northern Vegans will present the movie “Eating You Alive” on Thursday, November 9 at 6 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

This documentary reveals why the standard American diet is making us sick and how switching to a plant-based lifestyle can help us improve our health. Vegan snacks will be available. All are welcome.

For more information, email Northern Vegans at info@northernvegans.com or call 906-236-1279.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – “Constellations” at Black Box Theater – Nov. 9-11

November 6, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present the futuristic romance “Constellations” Thursday, November 9 through Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre at NMU. A 1 p.m. matinee will be offered on Saturday.

The play begins with a simple encounter between a man and a woman. What happens next defies the boundaries of the world as it is known, delving into infinite possibilities and raising questions about the difference between choice and destiny. Marianne and Roland’s relationship unfolds across time and space, with each variation sending them on an entirely new trajectory. The cast of two performers features NMU students Taylor Ehle and Max Stevens.

An opening night party on Thursday, November 9 is included with ticket purchase and will immediately follow the show in the FRT lobby. It will feature food and beverages, music, a photo booth and a meet and greet with the cast and creative team.… Read the rest

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