Calumet artist Jack Oyler's work is displayed during the July 5, 2013, open house for Laura Smyth's Smythtype Design at 104 Fifth St., Suite A, above Cafe Rosetta in Calumet. (Photos by Keweenaw Now)
Laura Smyth greets visitors at the July 5, 2013, open house for Smythtype Design. Displayed on her desk are books she has published through Thimbleberry Press and Mudminnow Press, including "Stars in the Water," three magical tales of nature and the North Woods for readers of all ages.
Visitors at Laura Smyth's open house enjoy refreshments.
Laura Smyth welcomes a visit from Tom Tikkanen, executive director of Main Street Calumet, during the open house for Smythtype Design.
House and Tree: For Emily Carr. Pastel by j.d. slack, exhibited at Galerie Bohème in July 2013.
Jennifer Slack (j.d. slack) with some of her paintings at the opening for the July 2013 exhibit at Galerie Bohème.
Paint the Town, by Jerome Ferretti. Painted cast plaster. Part of the July 2013 exhibit at Galerie Bohème in Calumet, Mich.
Mrs. Jones, by Jerome Ferretti. Enamel on panel.
Anne Dahlstrom displays the button art she created at Copper Country Associated Artists during the July 5 First Friday workshop.
Diana Finch, left, and Juliette Rector with their button creations from the July 5, 2013, workshop at Copper Country Associated Artists in Calumet.
The Backroom Boys entertain with jazz tunes and an occasional tango at Carmelita's restaurant in Calumet on First Friday, July 5, 2013. Pictured are, from left, John Munson, Bob Norden and Oren Tikkanen.
Enjoying the Backroom Boys' music in the terrace at Carmelita's are customers, from left, Lynn Laitila, Joyce Koskenmaki, and Dave Bezotte and friends.
Hahn Hammered Copper's store window is decorated for the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike Centennial in Calumet.
Cross Country Sports window displays vintage bicycles and historic photos in commemoration of the 1913 Strike era.
The Cross Country Sports window displays vintage skis, sled and snow shoes as well as historic photos of Calumet skiers.
A historic panel in the Cross Country Sports window describes the Murphy Block of late 19th-century Calumet during the copper boom.
At the Calumet Art Center workshop on First Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, artists, from left, Iris Johnson, Cheryl Brouillette and Alyce Thorpe enjoy creating clay mandalas.
A clay mandala in progress at Calumet Art Center.
Ed Gray, Calumet Art Center executive director, explains some of the center's activities and programs to first-time visitors Gloria and Willy Melton.
Kathie Dianda of Calumet (mother of 110th District Michigan Rep. Scott Dianda) enjoys a visit to the Calumet Art Center on First Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, with Kosmo, her Alaskan mini Husky.
At the Calumet Associated Artists gallery and studio, photographer Steve Brimm of Copper Harbor signs one of his books of beautiful Keweenaw photos for artist Barb Flanagan of Laurium.
Visiting artist Dick Davis of Traverse City, Mich., demonstrates his work with leather and natural stones to Felix Fournier, left, and
Gustavo Bourdieu during the Aug. 2, 2013, First Friday reception at the Paige Wiard Gallery in Calumet.
Oriental Dreams. Fiber, by Julie Aycock. Part of the August 2013 Art in Nature exhibit at the Paige Wiard Gallery.
Greater Yellow Legs. Wood, by Jack Oyler. Part of the Art in Nature exhibit at the Paige Wiard Gallery.
Keweenaw Fall. Fiber, by Jeane Rosemurgy. Art in Nature exhibit, Paige Wiard Gallery.
Moose, by Joyce Koskenmaki. Ink on paper. Art in Nature exhibit, Paige Wiard Gallery.
Winter Storm, by Fredi Taddeucci. Collage. Art in Nature exhibit, Paige Wiard Gallery.
Old Tree with Moon, by Joyce Koskenmaki. Oil on panel. Art in Nature exhibit, Paige Wiard Gallery.
Margo, by Tom Rudd. Cast aluminum with glass and bronze patina. August 2013 exhibit at Galerie Bohème.
Fable, by Margo McCafferty. Mixed media on paper. August 2013 exhibit at Galerie Bohème.
Surf Boat, by Margo McCafferty. Mixed media on paper. Galerie Bohème August 2013 exhibit.
Nate Shuttleworth and Valerie Baciak in their recently opened Keweenaw Coffee roastery and tasting room in Calumet.
Nate Shuttleworth chats with Carol Pfeffercorn about the large world map showing origins of coffee sold at Keweenaw Coffee in Calumet.
Christine Garceau talks about her "Food for Life" photography project at the July 9, 2013, reception for her exhibit in the Kerredge Gallery at the Community Arts Center in Hancock.
Christine Garceau's "Food for Life" photography project at the Community Arts Center in Hancock explores how food shapes us culturally and geographically.
Artist and photographer Christine Saari of Marquette, one of Christine Garceau's models for the "Food for Life" project. The photograph on the wall shows Gloria Guiterrez mixing corn maseca with lard and passing on this culinary practice to her daughter.
Grace Chien makes Chinese dumplings in LaJolla, California -- part of the July 2013 "Food for Life" exhibit at the Community Arts Center.
Tempting refreshments at the reception for the "Food for Life" exhibit at the Community Arts Center.
Visitors at the "Food for Life" exhibit enjoy the photographs and refreshments and chat with photographer Christine Garceau (left of center in green shirt).