Open Mic Night at Cafe Bodega – April 26

April 26, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Cafe Bodega will host Open Mic Night this Sunday, April 29 from 8:00- 11:00 p.m.

Come for a great night at Cafe Bodega for Marquette’s only full band open mic night. Join hosts Wyatt Smith and Nick Johnson, along with other special guests, and bring your guitars, friends, and creativity!… Read the rest

MA Candidates Present Theses – April 29

April 26, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Candidates for NMU’s Master of Arts in English program will read their thesis projects this Sunday, April 29, at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. in two structured sessions from 3:00- 5:00 p.m. and 6:00- 8:30 p.m.

Session I will feature assessments of literature. Caytie Maurer, “Healing Through Humility: An Examination of St. Augustine’s Confession;” William Nyfeler, “Presume Not That I am the Thing I Was: Staging Disability and Othering the Disabled in Early Modern England;” Kim Rosewall, “Closing Reading and Critical Theory;” and Adam Uhrig, “Empathy Regulation in Medical Narratives.”

In Session II, the following students will read original writings: Ollie Mae Barlett, “If I put Words In the Right Order They Become True;” Jacob Hall, “The Wrong Side of Yesterday;” John LaPine, “An Unstable Container;” Tianli Kilpatrick, “The Immortal Jellyfish, and Other Things That Don’t Know About Love;” and Anne Okonowski, “Lonely this Side of Nowhere.”




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Bloody Mary Bar & Live Jazz – April 29

April 26, 2018

Marquette, Mi. – The Landmark Inn is hosting Bloody Mary Bar & Live Jazz in the Northland Pub this Sunday, April 29 from 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Be at the Northland Pub for the Bloody Mary Bar and Live Jazz event with Mike Waite & Harry South!

Customize your Bloody Mary with tons of options like cheese, bacon, Brussel sprouts, okra, and more…… Read the rest

NORML of Michigan Celebrates Successful Cannabis Legalization Petition Drive

April 26, 2018

Marquette, Mi. 04/26/2018– When the Board of State Canvassers meets on April 26 they are expected to certify the petition to legalize the adult use of cannabis for Michigan’s 2018 general election, and leadership of Michigan’s oldest cannabis law reform organization will be on hand to celebrate the accomplishment.

“This has been an anxious five months,” said Board member Rick Thompson, “but the end result was worth the wait.”

The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol is a cannabis legalization umbrella organization which submitted more than 365,000 signatures on petitions to the Secretary of State on November 20, 2017. It was announced this week that state elections staff has determined those petitions contained more than 277,000 valid signatures; approx. 252,000 valid signatures were needed to qualify for the ballot. The coalition includes state-based organizations like NORML of Michigan and the MILegalize group along with national groups like the Drug Policy Alliance and the Marijuana Policy Project.… Read the rest