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Letters 08-31-2015

Inalienable Rights This is a response to the “No More State Theatre” in your August 24th edition. I think I will not be the only response to this pathetic and narrow-minded letter that seems rather out of place in the northern Michigan that I know. To think we will not be getting your 25 cents for the movie you refused to see, but more importantly we will be without your “two cents” on your thoughts of a marriage at the State Theatre...

Enthusiastically Democratic Since I was one of the approximately 160 people present at when Senator Debbie Stabenow spoke on August 14 in Charlevoix, I was surprised to read in a letter to Northern Express that there was a “rather muted” response to Debbie’s announcement that she has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president...

Not Hurting I surely think the State Theatre will survive not having the homophobic presence of Colleen Smith and her family attend any matinees. I think “Ms.” Smith might also want to make sure that any medical personnel, bank staff, grocery store staff, waiters and/or waitress, etc. are not homosexual before accepting any service or product from them...

Stay Home I did not know whether to laugh or cry when I read the letter of the extremely homophobic, “disgusted” writer. She now refuses to patronize the State Theatre because she evidently feels that its confines have been poisoned by the gay wedding ceremony held there...

Keep Away In response to Colleen Smith of Cadillac who refused to bring her family to the State Theatre because there was a gay wedding there: Keep your 25 cents and your family out of Traverse City...

Celebrating Moore And A Theatre I was 10 years old when I had the privilege to see my first film at the State Theatre. I will never forget that experience. The screen was almost the size of my bedroom I shared with my older sister. The bursting sounds made me believe I was part of the film...

Outdated Thinking This letter is in response to Colleen Smith. She made public her choice to no longer go to the State Theater due to the fact that “some homosexuals” got married there. I’m not outraged by her choice; we don’t need any more hateful, self-righteous bigots in our town. She can keep her 25 cents...

Mackinac Pipeline Must Be Shut Down Crude oil flowing through Enbridge’s 60-yearold pipeline beneath the Mackinac Straits and the largest collection of fresh water on the planet should be a serious concern for every resident of the USA and Canada. Enbridge has a very “accident” prone track record...

Your Rights To Colleen, who wrote about the State Theatre: Let me thank you for sharing your views; I think most of us are well in support of the first amendment, because as you know- it gives everyone the opportunity to express their opinions. I also wanted to thank Northern Express for not shutting down these types of letters right at the source but rather giving the community a platform for education...

No Role Model [Fascinating Person from last week’s issue] Jada quoted: “I want to be a role model for girls who are interested in being in the outdoors.” I enjoy being in the outdoors, but I don’t want to kill animals for trophy...

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Erin Crowell - September 23rd, 2011  

Grand Traverse & Kalkaska

SEPTEMBER 19-25

EDITED BY erin crowell

Aroma's Coffee House - TC
Tues. -- John Pomeroy, 7-9pm
Fantasy's - Traverse City
Adult Entertainment w/ DJ
Fireball Lounge - Kalkaska
Fri. -- DJ Scott Hall
Sat. -- Live Music
Grand Traverse Resort -
Aerie Lounge:
Thurs. -- Ron Hernandez & Ron
Getz, 6-10pm
Fri. & Sat. -- Live Music
Ground Zero - TC
9/24 -- Fusion Saturday Launch
Party w/ DJs Dominate, Chris
Rox & Josh King, 9-11
Thurs. -- College Night
Sat. -- Z93 Ladies Night
Hayloft Inn - TC
Thurs. -- WNMC Music
Roundup, 8
Fri. & Sat. -- Live country music
HOLIDAY INN WEST BAY - TC
Shimmers:
9/23 & 9/24 -- Risque
Kilkenny's - TC
9/23 & 9/24 -- Egon
Tues. -- Levi Britton, 9:30pm
Wed. -- Open Mic
Thurs. -- Johnny P, 9pm-1am
Sun. -- Mitch McKolay, 8-11pm
Lil Bo Pub & Grille - TC
9/19 -- 3rd Level Fundraiser w/
The Corvairs, 5-8

9/20 -- TC Celtic, 7-9
9/21 -- Tim Wire Trio, 8-11
9/23 -- West End Fest w/ Robert
Abate & the Big Timers, 5-7; Tim
Wire Trio, 7:30-10
& 9/24 -- West End Fest w/ Dick
Prall, 6:30-8; Britton Steer Band,
8:30-10
Loading Dock - TC
9/23 -- Covert Operations, Thick
as Thieves & Me 3 Mind
9/24 -- Dragon Wagon &
Graham Parsons
Sun. - 80s Night
Mon. -- Open Session (traditional
Irish), 7-9; Noel & John Show,
9-close
Wed. -- Club 205
Northern Lites - TC
9/23 & 9/24 -- 12 Year Reunion
Tues. -- DJ EJ, 8
Oryana - TC
Lake Street Cafe:
Wed. -- Robert Abate, 3-4
PARK PLACE HOTEL -- TC
Beacon Lounge:
Mon. -- Levi Britton, 8:30pm
Thurs. - Sat. -- Tom Kaufmann
ParkShore Resort - TC
Thurs. -- Bryan Poirier, 7-10
Peegeo's - TC
Phil's on Front - TC
Mon. -- Ron Getz & Elizabeth
Rivers

Tues. -- David Chown wsg
Wed. -- Hipps n Ricco
Thurs. -- Al Jankowski &
Elizabeth Sexton Rivers
Fri. & Sat. -- Dawn Campbell &
Al Jankowski
Sail Inn - Traverse City
Tues, Thurs & Sat. -- Live
Entertainment
Wed. -- Nathan Schock, 6-9
Tues. & Thurs. -- Entertainment
Side Traxx - TC
Wed. -- Alt/Retro Night
Fri.-Sat. -- DJ/VJ Mike King
Southside Hideout - Buckley
Thurs. -- Open Mic w/ Alter Ego
Sat. -- Live Rock Bands
TURTLE CREEK CASINO &
HOTEL -
Williamsburg
Level 3 Lounge:
9/24 -- Sonny Moorman, 7-9
Thurs. -- Comedy, 9
Thurs, Fri & Sat -- DJ Ricky T,
10:30
Union Street Sta tion - TC
9/22 -- Red Wanting Blue
9/23 -- Kung Fu Rodeo
9/24 -- Britton and Sterr Band
Mon. -- Jay Kott
Tues. -- Open Mic
Wed. -- Hip Hop Show

Leelanau & Benzie

Bayview Grille - Frankfort
9/24 -- Kelsey Rottiers
Cabbage Shed - Elberta
Sat. -- Live Music
Cedar Tavern -
Fri. -- DJ Kenny
Crystal Mountain Resort -
Thompsonville
LEELANAU SANDS CASINO
--
Peshawbestown
Leelanau Sands Showroom:
9/24 -- Foghat

Elements Lounge:
9/24 -- Whispers of the North,
Gordon Lightfoot Tribute, 8
Wed. -- Comedy, 9pm
Thurs. -- 45th Parallel Polka Band
Fri. -- DJ Markis, 9pm-1am
Geno's Sports Bar -
Thompsonville
Lumberjack's - Honor
Tues. -- Open Mic
Fri. & Sat. -- DJ Jesse James

Mayfair Tavern - Elberta
Tues. -- Open mic hosted by
Jake Frysinger
O'Keefe's - Suttons Bay
Thurs. -- Open mic w/ James
Glass, 9pm-close
Villa Marine Bar - Frankfort
Thurs. - Bobby Bone, 7-10
Village Inn - Suttons Bay
Sat. -- Open Mic, 10pm

Manistee, Wexford & Missaukee

Kaleva Tavern - Kaleva
Wed. -- Open Mic w/ Cheryl
Wolfram, 8-10pm
Little River Casino - Manistee
Grove Lounge:
9/19 -- Polka w/ Dick Hedrich

Band
9/23 & 9/24 -- CP2
Manistee American Legion -
Manistee Eagles -
McManigals Pub -
Manistee
Fri. & Sat. -- Open Mic, 9pm

Pines Nightclub - Cadillac
Fri. -- Hot Traxx Video Dance
Portage Point Inn - Onekama
Fri.-Sun. -- Piano on the Porch w/
Bobby Bone, 5-8
River Street Station - Manistee

Emmet & Cheboygan

Black Mountain Lodge -
Cheboygan
Fri. & Sat. -- Bill Phillips, 6pm
Boyne Highlands - Harbor
Springs
Slopeside (9pm):
Cava -
Bay Harbor
Chandlers - Petoskey
All shows are 8-11pm
City Park Grill - Petoskey
Tues. -- Duex & Sean & Adam, 9
Dixie Saloon - Mackinaw City
Fri. & Sat. - Live DJ
Horn's - Mackinac Island
KEWADIN CASINO
(Sault Ste. Marie)
9/25 -- Little Big Town
Rapids Lounge:
9/22 -- Comedy w/ Tim Joyce &
Chet Wild
9/23 & 9/24 -- Peril
Manistique:
9/23 -- Paul Perry

Northern Pines Lounge:
9/21 -- Comedy w/ Tim Joyce &
Chet Wild
9/23 & 9/24 -- Live Music
Legs Inn - Cross Village
Fri. -- Kirby, 6-9
Leo’s Sports Bar -- Petoskey
1st & 3rd Sun. -- Open Stage
Links Grille - Bay Harbor
9/22 -- Pete Kehoe
Noggin Room - Petoskey
Oasis Tavern - Kewadin
Thurs. -- Bad Medicine, DJ
Jesse James
ODAWA CASINO RESORT --
Petoskey
Ozone:
9/22 -- Ladies Night Kick-off w/
La Dolce Vita
9/23 -- Odawa Star Auditions
Sat. -- DJ Shawn, 10:30pm
Sage:
Fri. -- 102.9 Big Country, 9pm; DJ

Fabz, 12am
Sat. -- Funny Biz Comedy Show,
8pm; 105.1 Real Rock, 10pm; DJ
Shawn, 12am
Papa Lou’s Pizza Pub & Grill
-
Petoskey
Weds. -- DJ Freezy, 9pm-close
Thurs. -- DJ Bill Da Cat
Fri. -- Live Entertainment
Sat. -- DJ Bill Da Cat
Fri. & Sat. -- 18 & older dancing
Sagamore's - Bay Harbor
Sat. -- Pianist Bob Bryan, 6:30
South American - Bay Harbor
(Music starts 7pm)
9/23 -- Nathan Bates, 7-11
9/24 -- Pete Kehoe, 7-11
Wed. -- Adam Engleman & Sean
Bielby

Antrim & Charlevoix

Alden Bar & Grille
Fri & Sat. -- Live Music
Sun. -- Open mic
Mon. -- Jeff Woolsey
Bellaire Lanes Sandbaggers
Lounge
Fri. -- Danny B., 6-9pm
Blue Pelican - Central Lake
Deck:
Buck's Bar -
Mancelona
BOYNE MOUNTAIN - Boyne
Falls
Eriksen's:
Daily -- Bob Bryan, 6-9pm
Everett's:
(All shows 8-11pm)
Trophy Room:
Buck's Bar -
Mancelona
Thurs. -- DJ Adam R

Fri & Sat -- Live music
Cafe Santé - Boyne City
9/22 -- Sean Bielby & Adam
Engleman, 5:30-9
9/23 -- Pete Keho, 8-11
Cooper's Pub & Grill - Boyne City
9/24 -- Burton's Garden, 10pm-
1am
Golden Nugget - Ellsworth
Jordan Inn - East Jordan
3rd Tues. -- Featured Artist
4th Tues. -- Folk Jam
Fri. -- John Slough, 7pm
Murray's Bar & Grill - E. Jordan
Fri. & Sat. -- Live Music
Pearl-s - Elk Rapids
9/23 -- Bluegrass, Bourbon &
Blues Fest w/ Steppin' In It, 4-7;
Brad Kelsey Band, 7-10

9/24 -- Bluegrass, Bourbon
& Blues Fest w/ Sour Mash,
12-3; Who Hit John, 4-7; Carl
Weathersby, 7-10
Press Box - Mancelona
Fri. -- Live music w/ Rich
Blackmore, 7-9pm
Shanty Creek - Bellaire
Lakeview:
9/23 & 9/24 -- Bryan Hardy &
Friends
Fri. & Sat. -- Bryan Hardy &
Friends
Short's - Bellaire
9/24 -- The Weather, 7:30-10:30
Fri. -- Younce Guitar Duo
Vasquez Hacienda - E.R.
Fri. -- Nick Vasquez, 7pm

Otsego, Crawford & Central

SOARING EAGLE CASINO -
Mt. Pleasant
9/24 -- King of the Cage, 8
Water Lilly Lounge:
9/23 & 9/24 -- Kevin Chamberlain

Country Music
Mauldoons - Wolverine
9/24 -- Skeleton Crew, 9-1
Stampede Saloon - Gaylord
Fri. -- Video DJ

9/24 -- Tuff Cookie
Timothy's Pub - Gaylord
Fri. & Sat. -- Video DJ w/ Larry
Reichert Ent.

 
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