Calendar – Theater – Superior Arts Youth Theater Intensive Technical Theater Workshops – Apr. 22-23

April 19, 2017

Marquette – Superior Arts Youth Theater will host intensive technical theater workshops for youth ages 11 to 18 interested in designing lighting, sound, or properties for their upcoming production of Kids
Sing Broadway. The workshops will take place on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day in the Black Box Theater at Northern Michigan University. There will be a supervised lunch break from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. both days.

Registrants are able to choose one of the following intensive workshops: Sound Lab, Lighting Lab, and Scenic Art Lab. Youth registered in a workshop will be given the opportunity to design for Superior Arts Youth Theater’s production of Kids Sing Broadway, which will run May 11 though 13.

The registration cost for the intensive workshop is $50. Register online at http://saytheater.org/events/technicaldesign/ … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Bay College Film Series to Present “Moonlight” – Apr. 20

April 17, 2017

Escanaba – Bay College Film Series will present “Moonlight” on Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. in the Besse Theater at Bay College in Escanaba.

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, “Moonlight” chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Tickets are $5 and are available at the box office or can be purchased online. Students with valid ID can get a reduced admission charge of $2.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “War Horse” Screening – Apr. 20

April 17, 2017

Marquette – Film fans are invited to a free screening of the modern classic “War Horse” on Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 2011, this war time drama tells the story of Albert, a young man who enlists when his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. The movie is rated PG-13 and runs 2 hours and 26 minutes.

There is no admission charge to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library and the Michigan Humanities Council. The event is part of the World War I Remembered Film series. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “What the Health: The Film That Health Organizations Don’t Want You to See” Screening – Apr. 20

April 17, 2017

Marquette – Northern Vegans will present the movie “What the Health: The Film That Health Organizations Don’t Want You To See” on Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. at the Thomas Theater, 1525 Commerce Drive in Marquette.

“What the Health” exposes the collusion and corruption in government and big business that is costing us trillions of healthcare dollars and keeping us sick. Free vegan snack foods will be available before the film in the Thomas Party Room starting at 6 p.m.

Visit Northern Vegans on Facebook or northernvegans.com for more information and locations where you can pick up tickets to see this movie for free.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Fences” Film Screening – Apr. 18

April 15, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s 2017 Diversity Common Reader selection is “Citizen: An American Lyric” by Claudia Rankine. A screening of the film “Fences” will be shown on Tuesday, April 18 at 12:30 and 6 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library.

In this film, an African American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life. The event is free and open to the public. … Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – Westwood Improv Troupe to Present “The Next Tree” – Apr. 12

April 9, 2017

Ishpeming – The Westwood Improv Troupe, a division of the Westwood Shakespeare Company, will present “The Next Tree” on Wednesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Patriot Performing Arts Theatre at Westwood High School.

The show, a completely improvised acting exercise, pays tribute to a comic Shakespearean line in its title, and will feature talented Westwood students in grades 9-12.

Tickets for the performance are $5 at the high school office in advance, $10 at the door for adults, $8 for students at the door, and $5 at the door for any group of five or more. Children under 10 are admitted free. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Legends of the Fall” Film Screening – Apr. 10

April 7, 2017

Marquette – As part of the World War I Remembered film series, “Legends of the Fall” will be shown on Monday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 1994, this romantic drama tells the story of three Montana brothers who fight in World War I. Devastated by the war, two of the brothers return home only to be torn apart by love. Rated R, this film runs for 2 hours, 13 minutes. Feel free to bring your own dinner and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting.

“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.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – CineArts Film Series to Screen “12” – Apr. 7

April 4, 2017

Marquette – CineArts Film Series will present the Russian film “12” on Friday, April 7 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this loose remake of the 1957 American film, “12 Angry Men,” twelve jurors, products of modern day Russia’s fragmented society, struggle to decide the fate of a Chechen teenager who has allegedly killed his Russian stepfather.

The event is part of the library’s “Embrace Diversity” series. Admission is free. … Read the rest

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