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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Trouble (Giant Schnauzer mix) and Sherlock (tuxedo cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Trouble (Giant Schnauzer mix) and Sherlock (tuxedo cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

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Fire at the Furnace Week in Scranton features 300 artists, 20 exhibits, and 14 hot iron events May 28-June 2

Fire at the Furnace Week in Scranton features 300 artists, 20 exhibits, and 14 hot iron events May 28-June 2

From a press release: 300 artists, 20 exhibits, and 14 iron pours and theatrical performances will be packed into one week of industrial arts fun in Scranton. People of all ages are invited to celebrate the unofficial start to summer and Scranton’s industrial past at Fire at the Furnace Week, starting on Memorial Day, Monday, […]

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9 iron sculptures added to Scranton Riverwalk during Fire at the Furnace Week on May 31

9 iron sculptures added to Scranton Riverwalk during Fire at the Furnace Week on May 31

From a press release: As part of Fire at the Furnace Week in Scranton, a new exhibit featuring nine large-scale iron sculptures will soon be installed along the downtown Scranton Riverwalk. Members of the public are invited to celebrate industrial arts and local history at the opening reception for “Confluence: Art on the Trail” on […]

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Ska bands Big D and the Kids Table and The Pietasters take over Jazz Cafe in Plains on Sept. 15

Ska bands Big D and the Kids Table and The Pietasters take over Jazz Cafe in Plains on Sept. 15

From a press release: Ska music is skanking back into the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains in a big way – Vans Warped Tour mainstays Big D and the Kids Table, longtime ska outfit The Pietasters, and New Jersey’s Hub City Stompers will “pick it up” on Saturday, Sept. 15. Doors at the Jazz […]

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Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms return to Scranton with American Opera on May 27

Avant-garde rockers Will Wood and the Tapeworms return to Scranton with American Opera on May 27

From a press release: After an impressive first performance in Scranton in March, New Jersey avant-garde pop/gypsy/experimental rock group Will Wood and the Tapeworms will return to downtown for a show with Brooklyn folk rock band American Opera at the Irish Wolf Pub on Sunday, May 27.at 6:30 p.m. Bloomsburg trio Merely Players will open […]

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Mick Foley, Kevin Nash, and more WWE wrestlers meet fans at PNC Field in Moosic on Aug. 11

Mick Foley, Kevin Nash, and more WWE wrestlers meet fans at PNC Field in Moosic on Aug. 11

From a press release: While the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are playing an away game on Saturday, Aug. 11, some legendary pro wrestling stars will take over PNC Field in Moosic for a live wrestling event and meet and greet from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. The Triple-A minor league baseball team will present Big Time Wrestling with a […]

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‘Last Comic Standing’ winner Josh Blue performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 12

‘Last Comic Standing’ winner Josh Blue performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 12

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” winner Josh Blue will visit the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, July 12 at 8 p.m. as part of the Live from the Chandelier Lobby series. Tickets, which are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the […]

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Ride Route 66 at exhibit with car cruise and kids’ movie at Misericordia University in Dallas June 16-Aug. 12

Ride Route 66 at exhibit with car cruise and kids’ movie at Misericordia University in Dallas June 16-Aug. 12

From a press release: Take a geographical and historical tour down of one of the world’s most iconic highways when Misericordia University in Dallas hosts “America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66” from Saturday, June 16 through Sunday, Aug. 12 in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery. Organized by NRG! Exhibits, “America’s Road” shares the history […]

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‘American Idol’ star Danny Gokey takes 1st headlining tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 29

‘American Idol’ star Danny Gokey takes 1st headlining tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 29

From a press release: Grammy Award nominee, Dove Award winner, and Capitol recording artist Danny Gokey is gearing up for his first-ever headlining tour, The Hope Encounter Tour, this fall. Also featuring Grammy nominee Tauren Wells and breakout artist Riley Clemmons, the tour will hit 29 markets across the country, including a stop at the […]

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Jack White’s Third Man Rolling Record Store stops at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on May 28

Jack White’s Third Man Rolling Record Store stops at Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on May 28

From a press release: If you’re a vinyl collector who can’t make it to Third Man Records in Detroit or Nashville, its bright yellow mobile version will roll into the parking lot of the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, May 28 from noon until 2 p.m. This highway-loving record store on wheels hit […]

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