Calendar – Theater – UP Shakes’ to Present “A Streetcar Named Desire” – July 19

July 16, 2017

Marquette – UP Shakes’ will present Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire” on Wednesday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Ore Dock Brewing Company in downtown Marquette.

Anyone familiar with the play on stage or screen can expect a very different experience this time around. The production will feature minimal set and props, shifting focus to the actors and the text. And, because of the venue, beer will be available throughout.

Tickets are $13 for seniors and students, $15 for adults, and available at www.upshakes.org. Additional performances will be offered on July 23, 25, and 30.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Movie Series to Screen “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” – July 18

July 15, 2017

Marquette – Matinee Movie Series will show “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” on Tuesday, July 18 at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

This sci-fi action adventure is rated PG-13 and runs 2 hours 13 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 – Theater – Superior Arts Youth Theatre Technical Theater Camp – July 17-21

July 14, 2017

Marquette – Superior Arts Youth Theatre will offer a Technical Theater Camp on Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21 from 10 a.m. to noon each day at the Lake Superior Theatre on Lakeshore Boulevard in Marquette.

This camp will teach valuable technical theater skills to those ages 10 to 18. Through the workshops students will be able to learn a variety of backstage jobs and training workshops will focus on costuming, stage make-up, stage painting techniques, backstage safety and training, properties design, sound design, set design, lighting
design, special effects and stage management. This camp will conclude with a game of Tech Olympics in which students will demonstrate their new theatrical abilities to the public on Friday, July 21 from noon to 1 p.m.

The cost of the camp is $75. Register online at www.saytheater.org/2017-summer-camps/. For more information, go to www.saytheater.org, email saytheater@gmail.com or call (888) 785-0512 Ext.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – Superior Arts Youth Theatre Acting Intensive Workshop – July 17-21

July 14, 2017

Marquette – Superior Arts Youth Theatre will offer an Acting Intensive Workshop on Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21 from 10 a.m. to noon each day in the SAYT’s Audition Room on the 3rd Floor of Graveraet Elementary School in Marquette.

Young Actors will hone their acting skills with this week long acting intensive. Youth going into middle school to twelfth grade may attend this workshop to expand their acting experience, and push their abilities. Through participation in challenging scene work and acting exercises students will spend time training in physical acting,
character performance, line reads, on-stage connections, and much more. A performance will be offered on Friday, August 25 from noon to 1 p.m.

The cost for the workshop is $75 per youth. Register online at www.saytheater.org/2017-summer-camps. More information is available by email at saytheater@gmail.com or log on to www.saytheater.org or call 888-785-0512, ext.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – UP Shakes’ to Present “A Streetcar Named Desire” – July 16

July 13, 2017

Marquette – UP Shakes’ will present Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire” on Sunday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Ore Dock Brewing Company in downtown Marquette.

Anyone familiar with the play on stage or screen can expect a very different experience this time around. The production will feature minimal set and props, shifting focus to the actors and the text. And, because of the venue, beer will be available throughout.

Tickets are $13 for seniors and students, $15 for adults, and available at www.upshakes.org. Additional performances will be offered on July 19, 23, 25, and 30.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Family Films and BYO Munchies Event – July 15

July 12, 2017

Marquette – A Family Films and BYO Munchies event, with a screening of “Trolls” will be held on Saturday, July 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Come enjoy free, family-friendly film and bring your own refreshments to enjoy. For more information, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Dinner and Movie Series Prime Rib Buffet and Screening of “Citizen Kane” – July 14

July 11, 2017

Calumet – The Dinner and Movie Series will present a screening of “Citizen Kane” on Friday, July 14 with dinner at 6 p.m. and the movie at 7:15 p.m. at the historic Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth Street in Calumet.

The dinner will be a prime rib buffet with all the trimmings, including appetizers, a vegetarian option, and desserts by Victoria’s Kitchen. Tickets for dinner and the movie are $18. Tickets for the movie only are $7.

As an added extra to this evening, you are invited to “dress to the nines” (wear those fancy clothes!) to set the stage for dinner eaten by the well-to-do as Kane made his climb up society’s ladder. The best dressed (voted on by the dinner attendees) wins a ticket for a Calumet Theatre performance!

“Dressing to the nines” is optional – feel free to come as you are!… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Movie Magic Film Series to Screen “WALL-E” – July 12

July 9, 2017

Calumet – The Movie Magic Film Series will present a screening of “Wall E” on Wednesday, July 12 at 7 p.m. at the Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth Street in Calumet.

WALL-E, short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-class, is the last robot left on Earth. He spends his days tidying up the planet, one piece of garbage at a time. But during 700 years, WALL-E has developed a personality, and he’s more than a little lonely. Then he spots EVE, a sleek and shapely probe sent back to Earth on a scanning mission. Smitten WALL-E embarks on his greatest adventure yet when he follows EVE across the galaxy.

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

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