Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Modern Classics to Screen “Doubt” – Aug. 17

August 14, 2017

Marquette – Modern Classics Film Series will offer a screening of “Doubt” on Thursday, August 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 2008, this mystery, set in the Bronx in 1964, pits charismatic, reformative Father Flynn against St. Nicholas Catholic School’s strict conservative principal Aloysius Beauvier. When Sister James expresses her belief that Father Flynn is paying too much attention to Donald, the school’s first black student, Sister Aloysius uses this information to start a crusade against Father Flynn with the hope of retaining the school’s strict disciplinary culture.

The movie is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour 44 minutes. There is no admission charge to attend 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 – Movie Magic Film Series to Screen “Tangled” – Aug. 16

August 13, 2017

Calumet – The Movie Magic Film Series will screen “Tangled” on Wednesday, August 16 at 7 p.m. at the Calumet Theatre, 340 6th Street in Calumet.

When the kingdom’s most-wanted bandit, Flynn Rider hides in a convenient tower, he immediately becomes a captive of Rapunzel, the spires longtime resident. Crowned with 70 feet of magical golden hair, she has been locked away for years and desperately wants freedom. The feisty teenager strikes a deal with Flynn, and together they begin a whirlwind adventure.

Admission is $1 per person with fresh popcorn and concessions for sale. Kids 13 and under have a chance to win prizes including a bike.

The Movie Magic Film Series is in collaboration with the Public Schools of Calumet, Laurium, Keweenaw and is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Minigrant program, administered by the Region 1A Copper Country Community Arts Council and Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital and Walmart.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Movie Series to Screen “The Hollars” – Aug. 15

August 12, 2017

Marquette – The Matinee Movie Series will offer a free showing of the film “The Hollars” on Tuesday, August 15 at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

When John Hollar hears of his mother’s upcoming brain surgery he returns home. Bringing his pregnant girlfriend with him, he not only has to deal with his dysfunctional family, but also old high school friends and an over eager ex. This comedic drama is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour 28 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 – BYO Dinner Theater to Screen “Silence” – Aug. 15

August 12, 2017

Marquette – Film fans are invited to a BYO Dinner Theater for a screening of “Silence” on Tuesday, August 15 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In 17th century Japan, Catholicism is prohibited and priests banned. Despite this unwelcoming, dangerous environment, two Jesuit priests go there searching for their mentor who is rumored to have committed apostasy under torture. Guided by a Japanese fisherman, they discover a small Christian village, but are later themselves found by the Inquisitor, resulting in horrific consequences. This historical adventure is rated R and runs 2 hours and 41 minutes.

Bring your own dinner to enjoy the film in a dinner theater setting. 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 Theatre Musical Theater Camp – Aug. 14-18

August 11, 2017

Marquette – Superior Arts Youth Theatre will offer Musical Theater Camp Monday, August 14 through Friday, August 18 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the SAYT’s Audition Room on the 3rd floor of Graveraet Elementary School in Marquette.

Musical Theatre camp is for students ages 8 and up ready to develop or increase skills in all areas of musical theater. Camp is themed around specific Broadway show styles. Camp activities include learning music, staging, choreography, and rehearsal terminology. The final day will feature student collaboration in developing a musical showcase of material that is performed for family and friends at the end of camp, Friday, August 18 from noon to 1 p.m.

The cost for the camp is $75 per youth. Register online at www.saytheater.org/2017-summer-camps. For more information, contact the Superior Arts Youth Theater at saytheater@gmail.com or log on to www.saytheater.org or call 888-785-0512, ext.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Movie Magic Series to Screen “Trolls” – Aug. 9

August 6, 2017

Calumet – The Movie Magic Film Series will present a screening of “Trolls” on Wednesday, August 9 at 7 p.m. at the Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth Street in Calumet.

Admission is $1 per person with fresh popcorn and concessions for sale. Kids 13 and under have a chance to win prizes including a bike. Movie Magic Films are a summer favorite of area kids and their families as well as visitors who have a chance to experience the historic Calumet Theatre the way their grandparents did when it was a movie house.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Afternoon Movie Series to Screen “Enchanted” – Aug. 8

August 5, 2017

Marquette – Peter White Public Library Afternoon Movie Series will screen “Enchanted” on Tuesday, August 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the library.

Watch what happens when an evil queen banishes a classic Disney princess to New York City, and storybook romance meets the real world. The film is rated PG. Feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks to enjoy with the film. The event is free of charge. For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – DocuMonday to Screen “I Am Not Your Negro” – Aug. 7

August 4, 2017

Marquette – DocuMonday will offer a screening of “I Am Not Your Negro” on Monday, August 7 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter describing the state of race relations in his final project, Remember This House, covering the lives and assassinations of three of his friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. When Baldwin died in 1987, he had only completed 30 pages of his manuscript. This documentary, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson and directed by Raoul Peck, completes the book that Baldwin never finished. Winning the award for Best Documentary at the Chicago International Film Festival and the Dublin Film Critics Circle Award, the film runs for 1 hour 33 minutes and is rated PG-13.

There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library.… Read the rest

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