Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Bluesday Tuesday: Movie Night to Screen “Lightning in a Bottle” – Feb. 27

February 24, 2018

Marquette – Bluesday Tuesday: Movie Night will offer a screening of “Lightning in a Bottle” on Tuesday, February 27 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

From its roots in the Great Depression and Segregation, Director Antoine Fuqua presents an authentic history of blues music. This 2004 special music documentary film is rate PG-13 and runs for 103 minutes. Admission is free. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Free Income Tax Return Assistance at NMU – Feb. 27, Mar. 1

February 24, 2018

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Beta Alpha Psi will offer free income tax return assistance to students and community members on Tuesday, February 27 and Thursday, March 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Trading Lab in the University Center at NMU.

Volunteers from NMU’s Beta Alpha Psi organization are certified through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The program will be offered every Tuesday and Thursday through April 12, with the exception of spring break week from March 5 through 9. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Escanaba – Feb. 27

February 24, 2018

Escanaba – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Tuesday, February 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Riverside Auto-Ford in Escanaba.

For an appointment, call Beth Ammel at 786-1130. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Cold War Film Series to Screen “Three Days of the Condor” – Feb. 27

February 24, 2018

Marquette – The Cold War Film Series will present a screening of “Three Days of the Condor” on Tuesday, February 27 at 7 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University.

Cold War paranoia and the public’s right to know are hallmarks of this 70’s spy thriller which runs for 1 hour and 58 minutes. The Beaumier Center exhibition on the Cold War will be open prior to the film until 6:45 p.m. The film will be presented by Beaumier Center director, Daniel Truckey, and will be followed by a discussion.

Admission is free and there will be popcorn. For more information contact Dan Truckey at (906)227-3212 or email… Read the rest

Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre and Dance Announced its 2018-19 Season

February 24, 2018

Marquette, Michigan – Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre and Dance announced its 2018-19 lineup of plays, dance events and other activities during its recent Halfway Party. More details will be announced closer to each event, but an overview of the schedule follows:

Season Premiere Party, Aug. 30: A red-carpet season kickoff featuring Alpha Psi Omega, the First Nighters Club, FRT faculty and an ice cream social sponsored by Jilbert’s Dairy. This free event is designed for students and community members to learn more about the opportunities available at FRT.

Auditions, Sept. 7-9: Open auditions will be held for the 2018-19 season. Come prepared with 90 seconds of a song or monologue, or two contrasting monologues.

Guest Performance, Sept. 28-30: FRT will bring a national act to its stage, similar to when The Second City performers visited in 2013.… Read the rest