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.

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Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Pleasure Unwoven” Film Screening – May 10

May 7, 2017

Marquette – The Your Mind Matters and The Cost of Addiction Series will show the film “Pleasure Unwoven” on Wednesday, May 10 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this video essay, Dr. Kevin McCauley, physician, addiction specialist, and recovering opioid addict, addresses the question of whether addiction is a really a disease. Considering his own treatment for opioid addiction and expert research on the effect opioids have on the brain, Dr. McCauley presents both sides of the issue, taking complex neuroscientific information and making it accessible to the general population. His goal is to help people in recovery as well as their friends and family. RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE!

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

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – WWI Rememberance Film “Paths of Glory” Screening – May 8

May 5, 2017

Marquette – The film “Paths of Glory” will be shown as part of the World War I Remembered film series on Monday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 1957, this war drama starring Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker and Adolphe Menjou, takes viewers to 1916 France, where the French army is ordered to capture the Anthill despite the high chance for failure. Personal glory trumps any regard for the lives of the battlefield soldiers, leading to death, mutiny and legal battles. This film which is not rated and runs for 1 hour and 28 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 – Anime Film “Howl’s Moving Castle” Screening – May 5

May 2, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Senior High School Japanese Culture Club and the Peter White Public Library Teen Services will host a showing of Hiyao Miyazaki’s anime film “Howl’s Moving Castle” on Friday, May 3 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The film is based on the book by Diana Wynne Jones and is rated PG. Popcorn and pop will be served, and BYO refreshments are welcome, too. The event is free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – DocuMonday to Screen “The First Monday in May” – May 1

April 28, 2017

Marquette – DocuMonday will offer a screening of the 2016 documentary “The First Monday in May” on Monday, May 1 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Take a look at the development of the fashion exhibition, “China: Through the Looking Glass,” in this film. Slip behind the scenes of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most well-attended fashion exhibit of Chinese inspired Western fashion by Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton.

The film is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour and 30 minutes. 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 – Theater – Once Upon a Time Puppet Show “Rumpelstiltskin” – Apr. 29

April 26, 2017

Marquette – The Once Upon a Time Puppet Show series will present “Rumpelstiltskin” on Saturday, April 29 at 1 p.m and 2 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Veteran performers of the Vertigo Theatre Company bring their acting talents to the library puppet stage to present this well-loved story with some unique humorous twists. The shows are appropriate for all ages, especially families with young children.

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 – 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

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