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Arts and Entertainment

Kitschy Spirit Records growing into new space

Kitschy Spirit Records in Calumet is growing. Early this year owners Chris and Anna Judy left their second floor perch on 5th Street for a more spacious street level accommodation at 307 6th St. The expansive new space is not only more accessible, it also opens the door for musicians and the ...

The Last Frontier gift shop closing its doors

COPPER HARBOR — The Last Frontier gift shop is closing its doors permanently in April, and the remaining inventory must be sold. “We’re downsizing,” said Country Village Shops owner Barb Foley, “so I won’t be completely retired. I just won’t be working quite as hard as I have ...

Calumet Theatre plans to offer video tours

CALUMET — The Calumet is looking ahead to the summer season with a video theater tour that is currently in the planning phase. Theatre Directory of Operations Nathan Jones said the program will consist of a brochure that can be purchased at the box office. In the brochure will be a series ...

Calumet Theatre sees most successful show in decade

CALUMET — The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra performed at the Calumet Theatre on Saturday to a near sell-out audience. “We can safely say that that was one of the biggest shows we’ve had in a long, long time,” Calumet Theatre Co. Board Chairman Dan Jamison said. “I’d say at least 10 ...

The UP produced an Oscar-nominated movie

East of the Keweenaw Peninsula in Ishpeming, Big Bay, Michigamme, Powell and Marquette was the 1959 filming of producer and director Otto Preminger’s “Anatomy of a Murder.” Based upon an actual Upper Peninsula 1952 murder case, the film received Academy nominations for best motion ...

The Oscars are again upon us

This coming Sunday, March 10, the red carpet will be rolled out in front of Hollywood’s Dolby Theater for the 96th annual Academy Awards. Opened in 2001, the 180,00 square foot theater will accommodate 3,400 guests. The Academy will be broadcast on the ABC television network beginning at 7 ...