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Arts and Entertainment

Live streaming event examines the 1918 flu pandemic, its impact on sports

HOUGHTON — Join the Carnegie Museum of the Keweenaw on Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 7 to 8 p.m. for "The Spanish Flu . . . and Hockey," a Zoom presentation by Bill Sproule. In this live-stream Zoom presentation, Dr. Sproule will discuss the 1918 Flu Pandemic, and hockey — why it was called the ...

Floating World: New woodcut prints by Mary Brodbeck at CCCAC

HANCOCK – Mary Brodbeck spends a lot of time looking at, being in, and being on the water. Floating World, her newest body of work is at the Copper Country Community Arts Center this month. Brodbeck explains that her woodblock prints tell stories about places she has explored and revered. As ...

Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund to host second trivia night

LANSING – In an effort to continue raising funds for Michigan’s foster youth, the Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund will host an encore, family friendly virtual trivia night from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8. “We received so much support for our first trivia night that we had ...

Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition 2021 Photo Contest now open

Every year, the Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition — the UP’s oldest grassroots environmental organization — invites people to help us recognize and share the beauty of our landscape and its inhabitants by entering our Photo Contest. Send us your best shots representing the beautiful ...

Hancock Library moves to curbside services during school closures

The Hancock Library will be closed to public patrons and students beginning Monday, Sept. 28 and will instead offer curbside pickup of library materials. Curbside services will be offered during the library's regular open hours. The library will remain closed for the duration of the school's ...

And the scavenger hunt begins now

The MTU Sustainability Demonstration House released its first community-wide event of the semester: The Sustainable Gems Scavenger Hunt. The purpose of this event is to showcase the many sustainable features in Houghton and Hancock, so we can bring awareness to all the opportunities our ...

Spooky Halloween at the Theatre

CALUMET — Bring the whole family for a frighteningly fun time at your historic Calumet Theatre, as we present Spooky Halloween at the Theatre. The event happens Friday, Oct. 30 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. There will be food, lots of free treats, games and a costume contest for the kids with prizes, and ...

Second annual Red Metal Music Fest benefitting the Calumet Theatre

CALUMET — Get ready for bands, beer, food & more at Red Metal Music Fest 2 at the Calumet Theatre Saturday, Nov. 7. All proceeds benefit the Theatre, & the great music lineup includes Tom Katalin, Uncle Pete’s BBQ Blues Band, Chad Borgen & The Collective, Steve Jones & the ...

Lions helping kids kick cancer with free online martial arts classes

UP children with cancer, their siblings, and other children confronting serious illness can now take free martial arts classes to empower themselves. Lions across the UP are partnering with Kids Kicking Cancer to bring daily online classes to children across the UP. Kids Kicking Cancer offers ...

New exhibition in CCCAC Kerredge Gallery: Settling Down by Laura Maze

HANCOCK – Laura Maze's paintings are calming. They take you to real and imaginary places, an expanse of beach or a fanciful landscape glimmering with metallic leaf. She calls her exhibition Settling Down, which is currently on display in the Copper Country Community Arts Center's Kerredge ...

“Art is…” Instagram outdoor scavenger hunt, hosted by CCCAC

HANCOCK — "Art is…" is an Instagram outdoor scavenger hunt hosted by the Copper Country Community Arts Center (CCCAC) in Hancock on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Get an art clue, take a photo of your answer, and post to Instagram. Early bird registration: Sept. 4 to Oct.1. Late ...

Finlandia University Gallery opens new exhibit for private viewing appointments

HANCOCK – Finlandia University Gallery will present the exhibition Who Am I Without Her, Who is She Without Us? by Chicago artist Rita C. Obelleiro at the Finlandia University Gallery, located in the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC), Hancock from Sept.2 to Oct. 9. Appointments for a ...

Library partnership promotes short story contest

HANCOCK — The Hancock School Public Library is partnering with the Kent District Library and Schuler Books to host the ninth annual Write Michigan Short Story Contest, which drew over 1,000 Michigan writers last year. Writers of all ages are invited to enter, with separate categories for ...

Hancock Library receives grants, technology updates, furniture and more

HANCOCK — The Hancock School Public Library is excited to welcome students back into the building at the start of the school year, with a lot of positive changes in store. In the time since the Library closed alongside the school district due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the library has received ...