Calendar – Theater – “The Princess and the Pea” at the Vista Theater – May 25-28

May 22, 2017

Negaunee – The musical retelling of the classic children’s tale “The Princess and the Pea,” will be presented Thursday, May 25 through Saturday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the historic Vista Theater in downtown Negaunee. A matinee will be offered on Sunday, May 28 at 2 p.m.

Follow the story of Princess Winnifred and Prince Dauntless. Will the Queen ever let them get together? And what about Sir Harry and Lady Larken? Will they ever wed? Will both couples live happily ever after?

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for Seniors 62+ and K-12 Students and available at Rare Earth Goods in Ishpeming, Snowbound Books in Marquette, Gitche Gumee Cafe and Records in the Village Shopping Center in Marquette, and at the Historic Vista Theater Box Office/Annex. Tickets are also available online (plus convenience fee) at www.vistatheater.org … Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – “The Princess and the Pea” at the Vista Theater – May 18-21

May 15, 2017

Negaunee – The musical retelling of the classic children’s tale “The Princess and the Pea,” will be presented Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the historic Vista Theater in downtown Negaunee. A matinee will be offered on Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m.

Follow the story of Princess Winnifred and Prince Dauntless. Will the Queen ever let them get together? And what about Sir Harry and Lady Larken? Will they ever wed? Will both couples live happily ever after?

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for Seniors 62+ and K-12 Students and available at Rare Earth Goods in Ishpeming, Snowbound Books in Marquette, Gitche Gumee Cafe and Records in the Village Shopping Center in Marquette, and at the Historic Vista Theater Box Office/Annex. Tickets are also available online (plus convenience fee) at www.vistatheater.org

Additional performances will be offered May 25 through May 28.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” – May 18-20

May 15, 2017

Marquette – “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” will be presented Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the Black Box Theater at Northern Michigan University.

In Alan Ball’s hilarious comedy, five very different bridesmaids find themselves hiding together in an upstairs bedroom, hoping to escape the wedding reception of a bride that, they soon realize, none of them really like. In this cramped bedroom above the wedding, these five identically dressed women talk, laugh, argue, cry, console one another, and slowly become friends.

The play is intended for a mature audience due to depictions of smoking, adult themes and language, and brief partial nudity. Tickets are available at all NMU EZ Ticket outlets, or by callinnt 227-1032.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Being There” Film Screening – May 18

May 15, 2017

Marquette – Film fans are invited to a free screening of the modern classic “Being There” on Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 1979, this comedy shows how a simple gardener becomes a trusted advisor to a powerful Washington insider. Starring Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine and Melvyn Douglas, this movie is rated PG and runs 2 hours 10 minutes.

There is no admission charge. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Movie Series to Screen “La La Land” – May 16

May 13, 2017

Marquette – Matinee Movie Series will offer a screening of “La La Land” on Tuesday, May 16 at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this 2016 movie, the love affair of a young actress and a jazz pianist is threatened by their rising success. Starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, this musical comedy is rated PG-13 and runs 2 hours 8 minutes. Bring your own lunch and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all.

There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – WWI Remembered Film “Sergeant York” Screening – May 16

May 13, 2017

Marquette – A BYO Dinner Theater/WWI Remembered Film event with a screening of “Sergeant York” will be held on Tuesday, May 16 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan and Joan Leslie, this biographical WWI drama shows how a self-proclaimed pacifist becomes a war hero. This 1941 classic is not rated and runs 2 hours 14 minutes. Attendees may bring their own meal to enjoy the film 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. There is no admission charge thanks to this sponsorship as well as sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Movie Series to Screen “Lion” – May 11

May 8, 2017

Marquette – The Matinee Movie Series will offer a screening of “Lion” on Thursday, May 11 at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this 2016 drama, a young Indian boy, separated from his family, takes an emotional journey from Calcutta to Australia and, as an adult, back to India in his search for them. The movie is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour 58 minutes. Matinee Movie welcomes the public to bring their own lunch and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all.

There is no admission charge. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
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Calendar – Films/Documentaries – World War I Remembered Film Screening “The Wipers Times” – May 11

May 8, 2017

Marquette – The World War I Remembered Series will offer a screening of “The Wipers Times” on Thursday, May 11 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Starring Ben Chaplin and Patrick FitzSymons, this WWI drama tells how Fred Roberts, with the help of Sergeant Harris, creates a satirical magazine after finding a working printing press in Ypres, Belgium. This 2013 TV film is rated TV-13 and runs 1 hour 32 minutes. You may bring your own meal to 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.

There is no admission charge to this event.… Read the rest

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