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Arts and Entertainment

Tracy Byrd to perform at UP State Fair Aug. 14

ESCANABA — This summer at the U.P. State Fair, you can learn the “Watermelon Crawl” when country music artist Tracy Byrd takes the Grandstand stage on Wednesday, Aug. 14, along with special guests The Riflemen. Tracy Byrd and The Riflemen are the first acts announced by the U.P. State ...

A final bow: Rozsa Center director stepping down

HOUGHTON — The longtime director of the Rozsa Center is moving on to a new position downstate. Mary Jennings, who became director in 2014, stepped down last month effective Wednesday to become executive director of the Grand Rapids Ballet. She first served on an interim basis after ...

‘Ministry’ entertains but misses the mark

Excited for my first movie review, I looked up the local theatre offerings: “Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire,” “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire,” “Abigail,” “Civil War” and “The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare.” The first two hit you in the face with the fact they’re movie ...

Art’s Corner: Koskenmaki’s work on display in ‘Forest Spirits’ show

“Forest Spirits,” a show by Joyce Koskenmaki at the Copper Country Community Arts Center (CCCAC), will open May 7 with a reception on Thursday, May 9, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and there will be an artist talk in the Gallery. The exhibition will feature new works created in the last year and a ...

Houghton County Fair entertainment lineup announced

The Houghton County Fair will be from August 22 to August 25, 2024, at the fairgrounds in Hancock. This year’s Houghton County Fair lineup of entertainment has been completed. The Skerbeck Midway and Carnival will be open from 3 to 10 p.m. Thursday, 1 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 ...

What2Watch: Spotlight on National Park Week

While I could regale you with a list of movies from many different genres to have watched on Earth Day, there are a multitude of resources out there where you could find lists not at all unlike mine. However, there is another celebration that takes place this time of year, every year, that I ...