Entertainment

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: July 21-22— The Clairvoyants, $33, 8 p.m. Sept. 15-16—The Million Dollar ...

Book Review: “The Weight of This World” by David Joy

Trailers, churches and meth houses dot the Blue Ridge Mountains landscape of David Joy’s latest novel, “The Weight of This World.” It’s here we meet Aiden McCall and Thad Broom, friends since childhood and tethered together by neglect and violence. When he was 12, Aiden watched his ...

A Taste of the North

ESCANABA — The Wells Lions Club is putting on a craft beer, wine and food festival fundraiser for the club. The club supports more than 25 local charities, including the Salvation Army, St. Vincent DePaul, U.P. Honor Flight, and the Delta County Cancer Alliance to name a few. They also build ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. June 9-24 — My Twin Bridge Summer at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar June 10 — Celtic Woman at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar July 6 — #IMOMSOHARD at 8 p.m. at Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar July 14-Aug. 12 — Getting Pickled in Oconto “Bond Style” at ...

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: July 21-22— The Clairvoyants, $33, 8 p.m. Sept. 15-16—The Million Dollar ...

Book Review: “The Forgotten Girls” by Owen Laukkanen

“The Forgotten Girls” (Putnam), by Owen Laukkanen The frigid northwest provides a fitting background for “The Forgotten Girls,” Owen Laukkanen’s sixth chilling police procedural featuring Kirk Stevens and Carla Windermere of the joint FBI and Bureau of Criminal Apprehension ...

Book Review: “The Keeper of Lost Things” by Ruth Hogan

"The Keeper of Lost Things" (William Morrow), by Ruth Hogan Did you ever consider there is a story behind seemingly discarded items that one may find on the street or in public gathering spaces? In "The Keeper of Lost Things," Ruth Hogan explores this scenario. She uses everyday objects to ...

“Circle of Life” by Jane Sliva

Auction for the Arts

ESCANABA — This year’s May 20 Bonifas Arts Center (BAC) Auction for the Arts will be held at the Terrace Bay Hotel, a more spacious venue, will offer guests more food, games, drinks, and adventures alongside traditional festivities. The annual auction, with ample opportunities for ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. May 15 — Allouez Village Band at 7 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar June 9-24 — My Twin Bridge Summer at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar June 10 — Celtic Woman at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar July 6 — #IMOMSOHARD at 8 p.m. at Meyer Theatre. ...

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: May 12-13—Scotty McCreery $33, 8 p.m. July 21-22— The Clairvoyants $33, 8 ...

Book Review: “Shining City” by Tom Rosenstiel

“Shining City” (Ecco/HarperCollins), by Tom Rosenstiel Ex-Army investigator Peter Rena was in the Special Forces, but now he is a fixer at a consulting firm in Washington, D.C., “with a quiet and vaguely menacing quality about him.” And he’s not your typical problem-solver in the ...

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Scotty McCreery comes to the Island

HARRIS — Country music star Scotty McCreery is making his way to the Island Resort and Casino Showroom on May 12 and 13 at 8 p.m. McCreery began his career after winning the 10th season of the hit singing competition show, “American Idol,” in 2011. Soon after, he released his debut ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. May 7 — Alton Brown at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar May 15 — Allouez Village Band at 7 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar June 9-24 — My Twin Bridge Summer at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar June 10 — Celtic Woman at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner ...

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: May 12-13—Scotty McCreery $33, 8 p.m. July 21-22— The Clairvoyants $33, 8 ...

Book Review: “High Noon” by Glenn Frankel

“High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic” (Bloomsbury), by Glenn Frankel Years of risking his life to protect his fellow citizens come to this climactic movie moment: The lawman, his gun still hot from a showdown with an outlaw, tosses away his badge, a ...

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Inspiring Photography

ESCANABA — A Photography Workshop: Inspiring Photography will be held Saturday, April 29, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Bonifas Art Center. Instructors for the workshop will be Michael Olson and Paul Arno Rose. In this workshop, they will share their favorite tips from years of shooting ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. April 28-29 — Seymour, “Home of the Burger” Happy Days! at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar April 28 — Metropolis at 7:30 p.m. at the Weidner Center. Ticketstar April 29 — Jason Aldean at 7:30 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar May 3 — I Never Saw Another ...

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: May 12-13—Scotty McCreery $33, 8 p.m. July 21-22— The Clairvoyants $33, 8 ...

Book Review: “I Liked My Life” by Abby Fabiaschi

“I Liked My Life” (St. Martin’s Press), by Abby Fabiaschi The novel “I Liked My Life” begins with Madeline, its main character, assessing a potential new wife for her husband, Brady. It’s immediately clear she’s dead and speaking from a sort of limbo afterlife. Within a dozen ...

Book Review: “I See You” by Clare Mackintosh

"I See You" (Berkley), by Clare Mackintosh Zoe Walker's troubles creep beyond the financial woes on her desk, an overbearing boss, two aimless children who don't get along with her boyfriend and a boyfriend who's jealous of her ex-husband. Now she's dealing with a possible murderer on her ...