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Locally filmed movie showing for free at Harvest Festival.

September 17, 2014
Locally filmed movie showing for free at Harvest Festival.

SCOTTVILLE — “The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure” will be showing, for free, this Friday at the Scottville Harvest Festival. The locally written, directed and produced movie will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Scottville Optimist Center. Chairs will be available but movie-goers can also bring blankets (no lawn chairs allowed in the center). The Scottville Optimist…

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Filming of “Believe” to begin this week, movie receives state incentives.

September 16, 2014
Filming of “Believe” to begin this week, movie receives state incentives.

LANSING – Filming of the movie “Believe” will begin in Manistee later this week. The Michigan Film Office announced today that the movie has been approved for incentives from the state. The movie “Grain,” which will be filmed in Detroit, also received incentives. “While these two projects tell very different stories, they both are tapping into the talented crew and iconic locations…

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Checkers Morton to open arts center Main Stage series.

September 14, 2014

LUDINGTON – Once again Checkers Morton will open the LACA Main Stage Series. Checkers Morton is a new age/jazz ensemble founded in Grand Haven.  It will perform, Thursday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. This ensemble features some of the best musicians in the area: Dave Collee on bass, Gus VanStee on keys, Jim Beegle on trumpet, flueglehorn, congas and flute,…

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Movie studio looking for extras for new movie.

September 14, 2014

MANISTEE — Pure Flix and 10 West Studios will be having an extras casting call on Monday, September 15, from 4:30-9 p.m at the Days Inn of Manistee for the upcoming movie “Believe.” The studios are asking for dedicated members of the local communities to bring life and reality to this production, “Believe”. There will be compensation for these roles. Please bring…

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Oceana County native to read from her book.

September 11, 2014
Oceana County native to read from her book.

LUDINGTON — The Ludington Writers of The Ludington Area Center for the Arts will present two free readings as part of the group’s Writer-in-Residence program. Anne-Marie Oomen, Michigan author and teacher, will speak at two readings, the first on poetry  Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and the second on non-fiction the following Saturday, September 27, from…

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