Our network

Arts & Culture

Jeff Daniels play to be performed at Larkin's in Lowell

Lowell, Mich. (WZZM) Forget dinner and a movie.  Larkin's in Downtown Lowell is offering a special dinner theater featuring actor Jeff Daniel's play, Escanaba in Love.

The play is the prequel to Escanaba in da Moonlight which was made into a feature film. It's set in a deer camp in Michigan's Upper Peninsula during World War II. Eighteen-year-old Albert Soady, Jr. is celebrating his final hunting season before he becomes a sharpshooter for the U.S. Army when he falls head-over-heels for the legendary Big Betty Balou - the woman destined to become Reuben and Remnar's mother.

The production is being put on by the Thebes Players.

Korean War Vets Tell Their Stories

The Lowell Area Historical Museum and VFW Post #8303 proudly presents, Korean War Vets tell their stories,November 4th, at 7:00 pm at the Lowell Area Performing Arts Center, 11700 Vergennes, Lowell, Michigan.  Come for an informative evening as Mark Weber moderates for the evening as three servicemen share their experiences in war, John Erickson, Sherwin Nagelkirk and Dan Pfeiffer.  The Public is welcome and admission is free.  

Thebes Players present Escanaba In Love dinner theatre

Lowell, MI - Tickets are now available for Thebes Players presentation of Escanaba In Love. This exciting dinner theatre will be presented on several evenings from November 5th through 20th and include a menu featuring traditional Upper Peninsula pasties.

Click Here for detailed show information.

Girls Night Out 2009 photos

Lowell, MI - Sharon Miller of Earthtones Photography posted a wonderful gallery of photos that she took during last years Girls Night Out. Click Here to take a look at the gallery and see what's in store for you during this years event.

"Fabulous Furniture" featuring a Victorian Bedroom

This wonderful exhibit showcases a beautiful Victorian bedroom suite manufactured by Berkey & Gay, of Grand Rapids. The Grand Rapids Public Museum  agreed to lend this beautiful suite to our Museum for two years. This Victorian bedroom makes an magnificent accompaniment to the Victorian dining room and parlor. While this exhibit will educate you on how furniture manufacturing played a significant role in the early development of our community and the city of Grand Rapids it will also show us how the Victorian’s lived in their private quarters, the bedroom. Using artifacts from the Museum’s collection as well as borrowed objects from community members and institutions, graphics and text will call out the story of several furniture manufacturers from Lowell and Grand Rapids.

The Museum is open Tuesday, Saturday and Sundays from 1-4 pm and Thursdays from 1-8 pm.

Fire and Water ART! showroom presents artist Karen Godfrey

Lowell, MI - The Fire and Water ART! gallery of Lowell will present several pieces by mixed media artist Karen Godfrey from November 1st through November 30th.

Karen's art pieces use angels, icons, and religious forms to make you stop and ponder their meaning.

"My artwork represents the mysteries of life. Some of my imagery comes from dreams, while others are more intuitive and symbolic of the life, death, rebirth cycle you see in nature," writes Karen.

The gallery can be found at 219 West Main St and will be open 11:00 am to 4:00 pm Wednesdays through Saturdays and 11:00 am to 7 pm on Fridays.

Click Here for additional information.

Author John Otterbacher to appear at Englehardt branch library

Lowell, MI - Author John Otterbacher will appear at the Englehardt Branch library in Lowell to talk about this book "Sailing Grace" and the 30,000 mile family cruise across the open seas that inspired it. The book, which was honored as "Best New Non-Fiction Book" by Indie Awards, is available at several bookstores around West Michigan.

The event is free and will take place on Tuesday, October 5th at 7:00 pm.