Arts & Culture

The Marquette Rockestra is presenting "Sounds of the 60s" a benefit for the Marquette Area Public Schools music program. Hans Ahlstrom spoke with Dan Truckey and Jon Teichman about the benefit event.

The Sounds of the 60s is @7:30pm Thursday, June 14th, at Kaufman Auditorium. Tickets are available at all NMU ticket outlets and online at tickets.nmu.edu

Crystal Falls, MI -- Woodland Sky Native American Dance Company comes to the Crystal Theatre on Friday, June 15, 7:00 p.m. to present a musical & theatrical story of Native American culture.  The heartbeat of Mother Earth echoed with traditional drums, the whisper of a flute as a gentle breeze through a stand of cedar.  Century old tales told with eagle feathers, moccasins, hoop dancers and the legend of warriors and hunters.

[Click here to hear all about The Crystal Theatre's "Gem of a Season."] 

Pine Mountain Music Festival

The Pine Mountain Music Festival, now in its 28th year, presents a season that adheres closely to the classical roots of its founder, Laura Jean Deming of the Chicago Lyric Opera, by presenting Bizet’s Carmen at the Rozsa Center for the Arts at Michigan Tech, June 28 and 30.

Megan Alpert, one of three 'creatives' in town as part of the Marquette Creative Residency-A Home for Creatives on the Superior Coast, spoke with Hans Ahlstrom about the residency and her work on poetry about anger and violence and her youngadult sci-fi novel.

Crystal Theatre

 

Randy Sabien & the Fiddlehead Band

give an energetic kick off to Gem Season

 

Matthew Conboy one of three 'creatives' in town as part of the Marquette Creative Residency-A Home for Creatives on the Superior Coast, spoke with Hans Ahlstrom about the residency and his project- Start with Art, which provides an original piec of art to newborns.

HOUGHTON COUNTY, MI--   A Houghton County organization has received money from USDA Rural Development. 

The Quincy Mine Hoist Association has been given $200,000 to repair the railroad tram. The tram consists of 847 ties and track that were installed 13 years ago. The ties are now deteriorating and affecting the structural integrity of the cog-wheel complex.

Officials say the tram ride down the hill is part of the Quincy Mine Tour, which hosts about 30,000 annual visitors. They say the life of the replacement ties is expected to be around 50 years.

Hiawatha Music Coop

The Co-op’s final 2018 “Hiawatha on TAAP” (traditional acoustic art performance) will be the return of a favorite of Marquette audiences, The Appleseed Collective on Wednesday, May 16th at the Ore Dock Brewing Company from 6-8pm. Cost is $5 Co-op Members and $7 Non-Members. Complimentary pizza will be served. Families are welcome. DRAWING FOR 2 FESTIVAL TICKETS TONIGHT FROM ALL 2018 HoTAAP red tickets!  Aarik Danielsen, from the Columbia Daily Tribune describes the Collective Sound, “The sounds of The Appleseed Collective are as diverse as the personalities that create them.

Breesa Culver

Breesa Culver, one of three 'creatives' in town as part of the Marquette Creative Residency-A Home for Creatives on the Superior Coast, spoke with Hans Ahlstrom about the residency and her project- a podcast series of stories about the Upper Peninsula as told by yoopers.

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