City of Negaunee Council Meeting April 11th

April 10, 2019

Negaunee, MI – The City of Negaunee will hold their regular council meeting on Thursday, April 11th at 7:00 pm in the Negaunee Senior Center.

Junior Teen Advisory Board Meeting at PWPL

April 10, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Junior Teen Advisory Board will meet Wednesday, April 17th from 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm in the Peter White Public Library Great Room. All students in grades 5 to 8 are welcome. Paint moon rocks for a summer scavenger hunt. Meet new people, play games, plan events for people your age, talk about books, and get volunteer experience. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info. Find Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook.

Sunday in the Park with George at Rozsa Center April 11-13

April 10, 2019

Houghton, MI – The Tech Theatre Company presents “Sunday in the Park with George” from Thursday, April 11th through Saturday, April 13th at the Rozsa Center at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, MI. To find out more about this event, which merges image, music and performance, visit the website. Dates and times for each performance are listed below.

Thursday, April 11th @ 7:30 pm

Friday, April 12th @ 7:30 pm

Saturday, April 13th @ 7:30 pm

Writer Carmen Maria Machado to Visit NMU April 11th

April 10, 2019

Marquette, MI – Fiction writer Carmen Maria Machado will visit Northern Michigan University to read from her works and give a presentation at 7:30 pm on Thursday, April 11th in 1322 Jamrich Hall.

Machado’s debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, was a finalist for the National Book Award, the Kirkus Prize, LA Times Book Prize Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, the World Fantasy Award, the Dylan Thomas Prize, and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. It was the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize, the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize. In 2018, the New York Times listed Her Body and Other Parties as a member of “The New Vanguard,” one of “15 remarkable books by women that are shaping the way we read and write fiction in the 21st century.”

Her essays, fiction, and criticism have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Granta, Tin House, VQR, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, The Believer, Guernica, Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, and elsewhere.

Machado holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the Michener-Copernicus Foundation, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the CINTAS Foundation, Yaddo, Hedgebrook, and the Millay Colony for the Arts. She lives in Philadelphia, where she is the Writer in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania.

Soo Theatre Project Presents Aladdin Jr. April 11-14

April 10, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie, MI – The Soo Theatre Project presents Aladdin Jr. from Thursday, April 11th through Sunday, April 14th. The Thursday and Friday performances begin at 7:00 pm and the Saturday and Sunday performances begin at 2:00 pm. To find out more, visit the website.

MSHS Jazz Band Concert April 17th at PWPL

April 10, 2019

Marquette, MI – An MSHS Jazz Band Concert will take place on Wednesday, April 17th from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. The public is invited to enjoy an evening of wonderful music performed by the Marquette Senior High School Jazz Band, led by Dr. Matt Ludwig. No admission charge. For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info. Look for Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook.