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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Calumet Theatre to hold Anniversary Gathering, Silent Auction Mar. 29

CALUMET -- This Saturday, Mar. 29, will be an evening of elegance at the Calumet Theatre's Anniversary Gathering and Silent Auction. This adult (over 21) semi-formal event celebrates the Theatre's 108th and the Theatre Company's 25th anniversaries.

The evening will include great food and beverage, dance presentations from the MTU Social and Swing Clubs, musical entertainment for your dancing pleasure, a silent auction and door prizes! The event is catered by John Gervais from the Waterfront Restaurant. The social hour begins at 5 p.m.

Auction items include a Howard Miller solid oak Millennium Edition wall clock from Herman Jewelers, a Joe Kirkish original print, numerous gift certificates, Theatre items, and much more.

All proceeds benefit the Capital Improvement Fund. Seating is limited, so reserve tickets today by calling the Calumet Theatre (906) 337-2610. Tickets are $50 per person; contact the Box Office for group rates. For more information about this event, please call the Calumet Theatre Business Office at (906) 337-2166 or e-mail Billie at

Supporters of the event include Calumet Floral, Calumet Mercantile, Calumet Pizza Works, Citizens Bank, Copper Country Veterinary Clinic, Copper World, Herman Jewelers, Isle Royale Line Inc., Joe Kirkish, Modern Heating, North Wind Books, Parkway Chevrolet, Peninsula Copper Industries, the Ramada, Superior National Bank, Spirit of the North Wellness Center, Swede's Gift Shop and the Wilderness Carwash.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

MTU International Club to present "Storytelling around the World" April 5

HOUGHTON -- Tickets are now on sale for International Night 2008: "Storytelling around the World," to be presented by Michigan Tech's International Club on Saturday, April 5.

Student participants in International Nite 2007 gather in the Rozsa Lobby. (Photo courtesy MTU International Club. Reprinted with permission.)

Students from various countries will narrate a series of colorful sagas and tales from different parts of the world in the forms of drama, music, dance and songs. The tradition of "Storytelling" in diverse cultures will be highlighted with cultural symbolism and historical significance. Stories from the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the Caribbean will be included.

Musicians and dancers perform at International Nite 2007. (Photo courtesy MTU International Club. Reprinted with permission.)

An exotic international cuisine representing diverse regions of the world will be served starting at 6 p.m. in the Memorial Union Building (MUB) Commons. The Performance will start at 8 p.m. at the Rozsa Center. (Please observe the No Late Seating Policy).

Tickets are now available on campus at the MUB Table, Rozsa Box Office, SDC, and Fisher Hall Lobby. Tickets for both the Dinner and the Performance are $10 for students and $12 for the general public. Performance-only tickets are $5. Children under the age of 5 are admitted free.

Invite your families and friends to experience a myriad of culture and traditions at this event.