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Canada’s Digging Roots Performs for NMU Arts Series

Marquette – The Canadian Anishinaabeg blues group Digging Roots will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in Peterson Auditorium at Ishpeming High School. The concert is part of the Northern Michigan University International Performing Arts Series. Digging Roots has been described as having an “almost indefinable sound…somewhere blurred between the lines of roots, rock, […]

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Modern Moviemaking Delivers Fun Film From the Comicbook Era

Ishpeming – 10/31/2011 – Sometimes film critics take their profession too seriously and pick apart films with over-analysis. I’ve ignored critics for years and gone with my gut response to trailer previews and decided for myself if a new release caught my interest. This weekend I rented Captain America – The First Avenger; partly because […]

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Folklife Festival Present Acoustic Duo

Marquette – 10/31/2011- Beaumier Coffee House Series will feature two local musicians as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival. George Knight and Paul Dornquast will perform together in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5th, in the University Center Peter White Lounge at Northern Michigan University. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged and […]

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Early Jazz Band’s Music Featured in Local Concert

Marquette – 10/28/2011- The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, who billed themselves “The Creators of Jazz”, have long been been dismissed as the White guys who copied African-American music, and called it their own. There is a lot of truth to that statement, but on the other hand, The Original Dixieland Jazz Band’s recordings still hold […]

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Local Jazz Combo to Feature Look at Early Jazz Music

Marquette- 10/27/2011 -Dr. Mark Flaherty and the NMU “Faculty and Friends” Jazz Combo for a concert featuring early jazz music at the Peter White Public Library on Tuesday, November 8 at 7:00 pm in the library’s community room.   This concert, presented in conjunction with the Great Michigan Read, will feature classic repertoire as recorded […]

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Spectacular Sunrise Displayed During A. M. Drive to Work

Negaunee – 10/25/2011- Ever since my wife and I moved to the Upper Peninsula in December of 2000, one of my favorite locations for picturesque scenery has been Teal Lake in Negaunee. Several times we have driven by the lake on a full moon night and have witnessed a perfect mirrored reflection on a perfectly […]

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Ishpeming – 10/26/2011 – Local favorites Flat Broke Blues Band will perform their original blues material on the Local Artist Show.

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Local Musicians “Band” Together Raising Money For Westwood

Ishpeming – 10/10/2010 – A call for unification went out among the members of the Wednesday Night Music Club one month ago. Westwood High School’s Music Department was in need of financial assistance to help keep their program going. Paul Heinonen of Ishpeming rallied the musicians to present a night of music at the Westwood […]

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Ishpeming – 10/5/11 – Can you feel the roar of the crowd as you view this picture?  A portion of the fans have just gotten a fresh cup of coffee, or dark rich hot cocoa, and dozens of bags of freshly popped  Booster pop corn aroma spreads out among the fans in the stands… TOUCHDOWN! […]

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