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Ammel and Ignatowski perform at a past concert at the Bonifas Art Center.

Friday Night Live at the Bonifas

ESCANABA — For the first time, Friday Night Live listeners can savor a deeper range of music from area performers, as each will present a variety of songs, Sept. 29 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the Bonifas Arts Center studio stage. The concert will feature beloved local favorites, and since ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. Sept. 22-Oct. 14 — Frank’s Washington Island at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar Oct. 13 The Simon and Garfunkel Story at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar Oct. 20 — Herman’s Hermits at 8 p.m. at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar Oct. 21 — Eaglemania at 7:30 ...

Casino Shows

Island Resort & Casino, Harris (1-877-ISL-SHOW) Comedy acts at 7 p.m. Club Four One Nightclub. Lounge entertainment (8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Eastern time) Headlining at the Island Showroom Stage: Sept. 23 — Sick Air at 7:30 p.m. (At the U.P. State Fairgrounds) Oct. 6-7 — ...

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“The Mask of Sanity” by Jacob M. Appel

Dr. Jeremy Balint is a man who has it all. He’s a respected community leader, a cardiologist with a thriving practice and a family man with a beautiful wife and two lovely young daughters. But when he discovers that his wife is having an affair with one of his colleagues, he begins ...

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Riders from the Sick Air stunt show perform at a past event held during the U.P. State Fair.

Sick Air performs

ESCANABA — Sick Air, a motocross stunt show featuring the world-renowned freestyle motocross skills of Scott Murray, will perform on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the U.P. State Fairgrounds in the grandstands. Murray has performed across the United States and in places like Vienna, Austria and ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. Sept. 15 — Unbroken at 7 p.m. at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar Sept. 22-Oct. 14 — Frank’s Washington Island at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar Oct. 13 The Simon and Garfunkel Story at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar Oct. 20 — Herman’s Hermits at 8 ...

Casino Shows

Island Resort & Casino, Harris (1-877-ISL-SHOW) Comedy acts at 7 p.m. Club Four One Nightclub. Lounge entertainment (8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Eastern time) Headlining at the Island Showroom Stage: Sept. 15-16 — The Million Dollar Quartet, 8 p.m. Sept. 23 — Sick Air at 7:30 ...

This cover image released by Thomas Dunne Books shows "According to a Source," a novel by Abby Stern. (Thomas Dunne Books via AP)

Book Review: “According to a Source: A Novel” by Abby Stern

Do you ever wonder how celebrity gossip outlets uncover all that juicy info? How can media sources gain access and report on the private moments of Hollywood starlets? The job is a huge undertaking, both physically and emotionally, in Abby Stern’s debut novel, “According to a ...

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The Million Dollar Quartet takes audiences back to Dec. 5, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought together Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins.

Million Dollar Quartet at the Island Casino

HARRIS — A nationwide touring hit, Million Dollar Quartet, is making its way to the Island Resort and Casino in Harris on Sept. 15-16. The show begins at 8 p.m. and will bring together some of the most legendary names in music, including Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. Sept. 15 — Unbroken at 7 p.m. at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar Sept. 22-Oct. 14 — Frank’s Washington Island at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar Oct. 13 The Simon and Garfunkel Story at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar Oct. 20 — Herman’s Hermits at 8 ...

Casino Shows

Island Resort & Casino, Harris (1-877-ISL-SHOW) Comedy acts at 7 p.m. Club Four One Nightclub. Lounge entertainment (8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Eastern time) Headlining at the Island Showroom Stage: Sept. 15-16 — The Million Dollar Quartet, 8 p.m. Sept. 23 — Sick Air at 7:30 ...

This cover image released by Harper Teen shows, "The Scattering," by Kimberly McCreight. (Harper Teen via AP)

Book Review: “The Scattering” by Kimberly McCreight

Like "The Outliers," the first novel in a trilogy of tales from young adult author Kimberly McCreight, the second installment follows the twisting journey of teenager Wylie Lang as she struggles to rebuild her life after the suspicious and accidental deaths of both her mom, Hope, and best ...

Chili Challenge

The United Way Soup’r Chili Challenge returns

ESCANABA — The United Way Soup’r Chili Challenge returns to Escanaba on Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Ruth Butler Building located on the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds. Chef registration is now open. Entrants can register in two divisions: Restaurant and Non-Restaurant. ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. Sept. 15 — Unbroken at 7 p.m. at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar Sept. 22-Oct. 14 — Frank’s Washington Island at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar Oct. 13 The Simon and Garfunkel Story at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar Oct. 20 — Herman’s Hermits at 8 ...

Casino Shows

Island Resort & Casino, Harris (1-877-ISL-SHOW) Comedy acts at 7 p.m. Club Four One Nightclub. Lounge entertainment (8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Eastern time) Headlining at the Island Showroom Stage: Sept. 15-16 — The Million Dollar Quartet, 8 p.m. Sept. 23 — Sick Air at 7:30 ...

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Book Review: “Ancient Brews” by Patrick E. McGovern

It's easy to find cold brews on summer days, but here's a twist: a journey back to the alcoholic beverages that people drank thousands of years ago. Patrick McGovern, a renowned scientist and passionate lover of fermented beverages, brings the history of ancient brewing alive with this fun, ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. Aug. 23 — Stevie Nicks with Vanessa Carlton at 7:30 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar Aug. 25 — Toby Keith at 7:30 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar Aug. 30 — Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band at 7:30 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar Sept. 15 — ...

Casino Shows

Island Resort & Casino, Harris (1-877-ISL-SHOW) Comedy acts at 7 p.m. Club Four One Nightclub. Lounge entertainment (8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Eastern time) Headlining at the Island Showroom Stage: Sept. 15-16 — The Million Dollar Quartet, $36, 8 p.m. Oct. 6-4 — Little ...

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Book Review: “Al Franken: Giant of the Senate” by Al Franken

Former writer and “Saturday Night Live” comedian Al Franken uses his gift of humor to tell the story of his life as a U.S. senator from the state of Minnesota in “Al Franken: Giant of the Senate.” He won re-election in 2014, and this book comes out midway through his second ...

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A wooden canoe featured in the Wooden Boats Afloat series at the Bonifas Arts Center.

Wooden Boats Afloat at the Bonifas Art Center

ESCANABA—The Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba will be hosting a series of sessions and exhibits displaying the history of wooden boats in the Upper Peninsula in their gallery throughout the year. Wooden Boats Afloat: The Stories of Traditional Boat Building in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, ...