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NY MET VET - Janet Hopkins has performed at the New York Metropolitan Opera for 16 years and is now a voice teacher at the University of South Carolina. She will be performing a solo concert and a masterclass for NMU music students on Friday, Nov. 12.

NY Met Opera singer Janet Hopkins visits NMU

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor November 8, 2021

The second visiting artist of the Siril Concert Series is mezzo-soprano Janet Hopkins who performed for 16 years at the New York Metropolitan Opera. She has also been featured at the Kennedy Center, sang...

EVERYTHING BUT THE KITCHEN SINK - The Kitchen Sink performs in the Landmark Inn lobby on Friday, Oct. 15. The band plays free jazz, covers of classic jazz songs and a few originals as well.

Jazz band performs everything but “The Kitchen Sink”

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor November 1, 2021

Rishi Prasadh, senior medicinal plant chemistry major, had been hosting jam sessions, playing in a few bands and exploring as many musical opportunities as physically possible during his college career,...

Opinion—Drake’s new song “Girls Want Girls” fetishizes lesbians and queerbaits

Opinion—Drake’s new song “Girls Want Girls” fetishizes lesbians and queerbaits

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 13, 2021
He doesn’t just manage to objectify and fetishize women-loving-women relationships, but he simultaneously undermines those who identify as lesbians and the authenticity of their identity.
Open Mouth Open Mic night to be held at Ore Dock

Open Mouth Open Mic night to be held at Ore Dock

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor September 24, 2021
Writers and musicians looking for opportunities to share their work in a social environment might be interested in an upcoming event at the Ore Dock Brewing Company.
Opinion—Sick of her celebrity: a review of Lorde’s Solar Power

Opinion—Sick of her celebrity: a review of Lorde’s ‘Solar Power’

Nicholas Conroy, Copy Editor September 10, 2021
Before the release of the album, Lorde discussed in a series of interviews that “Solar Power” would be dealing with themes relating to her personal experience with celebrity culture, spirituality and the celebrity identity.
Blues Fest

Bands behind the Blues Fest

Olivia Apa, Features Writer September 9, 2021

The Marquette Area Blues Fest took place over Labor Day weekend and featured a great collection of artists, both locally and nationally.  The stage was set up in Mattson Lower Harbor Park with ample...

Ore dock record show

Record show sets up shop at Ore Dock Brewing Company

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 3, 2021

In March of 2013, Geoff Walker set up three tables of cardboard boxes outside of the newly established Ore Dock Brewing Company and attempted to sell passerby one of the things he loved most: records.  Walker,...

Blues Fest

Blues Fest an affordable Labor Day weekend celebration of music

Olivia Apa, Features Writer September 2, 2021

The Marquette Area Blues Society is hosting their 17th annual Blues Fest on Labor Day weekend at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. The event will take place from Friday, Sept. 3 through Sunday, Sept. 5.  “Our...

Madelyn Gabka performs at the Ode to Joy/remembrance of Sorrow event.

Marquette commemorates one year with COVID-19

Rayna Sherbinow March 18, 2021

Wednesday, March 10 was the one year anniversary of the pandemic in Michigan. The date was recognized at the state level. A press release from The Office of Governor Gretchen Whitmer detailed the governor’s...

Songs of Labor

Beaumier Heritage Center to hold virtual concert

Akasha Khalsa February 4, 2021

"Songs of Labor": A Virtual Concert will take place online on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 7 to 8 p.m. The event is planned as a collaboration between NMU’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and Marquette’s...

NMU choir practices socially distanced.

Department of Music makes changes to combat COVID-19

Rayna Sherbinow September 8, 2020

Students in the University Choir and the Arts Chorale wear face masks while singing. The wind sections of NMU’s many bands now cover the ends of their instruments. The NMU Orchestra has eliminated wind...

Power is found in music: tuning in to find the missing art

Power is found in music: tuning in to find the missing art

Cameryn Cass February 26, 2020

You know that feeling you get when you listen to a really good song? You close your eyes and let the music engulf you. It takes you out of your head and brings you to a place of peace, the ultimate zen....

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