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THE Rusty Bowers from "An Evening with Rusty".

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News– A local musical theater veteran has developed a (mostly) one-man show to benefit the Lake Superior Theater. Rusty Bowers, a Marquette native with over 30 of stage experience has assembled several of his favorite musical numbers from several shows he has appeared in and will be presenting them this week at the Frazier Boathouse Theater in Marquette.

Bowers joined Sunny 101.9’s Mark and Walt in the Morning today to promote the show and explain where the idea for it came from. Bowers also outlined some of the show’s highlights without giving away some of the surprises.

To listen to the interview with Rusty Bowers, please click below:

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Jeff Spencer

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Lake Superior Theater in Marquette, MI is presenting their latest production, “The Love List” over the next several days.  Cast members Jeff Spencer and Jacob Barbot joined Walt Lindala this morning to chat about this funny romantic comedy.

Spencer, who plays the lead role in the production, and Barbot, who plays a key supporting role in the story, outlined what the play is about and explained why it would make for a great bit of entertainment on a date night.

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Jacob Barbot

They also made sure to let everyone know that thetheater, located off of Lake Shore Drive in the Frazier Boathouse, does have air conditioning, so you can enjoy the show in comfort.

They also talked about what has been fun for them, as actors, about doing the show and what has been the fun part working in the unique surroundings of the Frazier Boathouse.

To listen to the interview and find out more about the run of the show and how to get tickets, please click “HERE“.  For more about the Lake Superior Theater, please click “HERE“.

 

 

 

YESSIR!!  IT”S BEEN A LONG TIME COMIN’!

Hey gang!  I think we’ve got the bugs worked out and we’re back on track for keeping this good ol’ morning show blog running on a fairly regular basis.  Of course I say that with the best intentions and with a bit of trepidation, but so what?  I say let’s throw caution to the wind and plug along!  It can’t be a bad thing, now can it?  So in the words of the immortal Jackie Gleason, “And away we go!”


IRON ORE HERITAGE TRAIL UPDATE.

IRON ORE HERITAGE TRAIL ADVOCATE CAROL FULSHER

Carol Fulsher joined us recently to talk about the Iron Ore Heritage Trail that is planned to run across a maj0r portion of Marquette County and is intended to give users a regular pathway to enjoy for recreational as well as educational purposes.  The trail is filled with historic references to the iron ore mining heritage to the Marquette County region.  Included on the trail are artistic displays as well as descriptive signage intended to communicate the historic aspects of the area.  To listen to Carol’s comments, please click “HERE“.  To connect to the official website for the trail, please click “HERE“.

A DOZEN SEASONS AT THE LAKE SUPERIOR THEATER.

MONICA NORDEEN AND B.G. BRADLEY WITH THE LAKE SUPERIOR THEATER

B.G. Bradley and Monica Nordeen, two of the three directors working together on a production of “Twelfth Night” by Shakespeare at the Lake Superior Theater in Marquette.  The production is being mounted at the theater to commemorate the twelfth season of the Lake Superior Theater at the Frazier Boathouse.  To listen to the comments of B.G. and Monica to find out more info about the show’s run and ticket information, please click “HERE“.  To log onto the Lake Superior Theater’s website, please click “HERE“.


IT’S TIME AGAIN FOR THE BLUES!

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR AND INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY, MARK STONEROCK

Mark Stonerock, Festival Director with the Marquette Area Blues Society stopped in to give us a run-down of the Seventh Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest.  It’s coming up during Labor Day weekend at the Ellwood Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette.  This year’s festival, as always, features a wide variety of local, regional and international acts showcasing the wide variety of blues styles.  For more about the festival with Director Stonerock, please click “HERE“.  To link up to the Marquette Area Blues Society website, please click “HERE“.


A NEW WELLNESS TRAIL IN ISHPEMING.

BELL HOSPITAL'S MARIE PEASLEY.

Marie Peasley, with the Marketing Department at Bell Hospital in Ishpeming, stopped by to tell us about a new wellness trail at the hospital that is being unveiled to the public later this week.  The trail is based at the hospital and features several options for users to use to work out around the year.  The trail is a new concept in terms of hospitals around the U.P. with Bell being the only one to have such a training and exercise tool.  For more about the trail, click “HERE” to listen to Marie’s comments.  Please click “HERE” to log on to the Bell Hospital website.

FULL UP AND BACK ONLINE!

So there it is!  A full blog back on the internetz for your enjoyment.  Hopefully, we can keep this up and bring you more information and entertainment in the near future!


CHEERS!


-Walt