Entertainment

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 ...

This image released by W.W. Norton & Co. shows “Ancient Brews: Rediscovered & Re-created.” by Patrick E. McGovern. (W.W. Norton & Co. via AP)

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 ...

This cover image released by Twelve Books shows "Al Franken: Giant of the Senate," by Al Franken. (Twelve via AP)

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 ...

Haley Gustafson | Daily Press
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, ...

Oak Ridge 1

The Oak Ridge Boys come to the U.P. State Fair

ESCANABA—Even after more than 45 years with The Oak Ridge Boys, Richard Sterban still gets excited every time he goes on stage. Sterban, who is the bass singer of the iconic gospel/country band, started singing in church choir in his home state of New Jersey. “Believe it or not, I ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. Aug. 11-12 — Getting Pickled in Oconto “Bond Style” at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar 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 ...

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 ...

“The Red Hunter” by Lisa Unger

Two women who experienced trauma in their lives fight back against the odds in Lisa Unger’s latest novel, “The Red Hunter.” Zoey Drake lost her parents in a home invasion, and she barely survived. She’s grown up tough and is determined to pursue justice — or is it revenge? Drake ...

Regional Concerts

GREEN BAY, Wis. Aug. 4-12 — Getting Pickled in Oconto “Bond Style” at the Meyer Theatre. Ticketstar Aug. 4 — I Love the '90s at 7:30 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar Aug. 23 — Stevie Nicks with Vanessa Carlton at 7:30 p.m. at the Resch Center. Ticketstar Aug. 25 — Toby ...

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 River Band, ...

“The Four Legendary Kingdoms” by Matthew Reilly

Matthew Reilly’s hero Jack West Jr. returns in “The Four Legendary Kingdoms,” a non-stop action fest that bleeds action and thrills on every page. History knows of the Great Games, but the details have fallen to myth. The fourth game is about to begin to save the world from a ...

Strings on the Bay pic

Strings on the Bay

ESCANABA — Strings on the Bay, the summer chamber music series sponsored by Bay de Noc Community College, concludes its 2017 season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8 at the Besse Center Theater. This final program of the summer features the “True North Quartet,” a string quartet ...

Patricia VanEnkevort | Daily Press

Armageddon on Wheels returns Friday, Aug. 4

ESCANABA — Armageddon On Wheels is returning to the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds on Friday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. The event began back in 2013 when a group of racing enthusiasts put their heads together and put on a first ever show at the U.P. State Fair. After it’s first year being a ...