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MMA fighter Matt ‘The Hammer’ Hamill offers self-defense, anti-bullying tips in Scranton on June 6

MMA fighter Matt ‘The Hammer’ Hamill offers self-defense, anti-bullying tips in Scranton on June 6

From a press release: Matt “The Hammer” Hamill will visit the Lackawanna College Student Union (500 Jefferson Ave., Scranton) on Saturday, June 6 for a day filled with activities, ranging from an anti-bullying and self-defense demonstration to a screening of the movie inspired by his life, “The Hammer.” Hamill is a deaf American amateur wrestler […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Matilda (Shih Tzu) and Darcy and Dash (tabby kittens)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Matilda (Shih Tzu) and Darcy and Dash (tabby kittens)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features one dog, one cat, 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 […]

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Full 52-band lineup announced for free Yardstock III festival in Shickshinny on June 26-27

Full 52-band lineup announced for free Yardstock III festival in Shickshinny on June 26-27

From a press release: Presented by West Bound Sound/Par Glass House Shows and the Time Table Records Collective, the free independent music festival Yardstock returns for its third year to Shickshinny on Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27. The all-ages camping festival has grown with a massive lineup of 52 acts this year at […]

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Gary Clark Jr. and Jason Isbell are coming to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg in July

Gary Clark Jr. and Jason Isbell are coming to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg in July

From a press release: SLP Concerts has announced two performances by two amazing artists. One show features blues sensation Gary Clark Jr. on July 2, and the other features Jason Isbell, formerly of the Drive-By Truckers, on July 28 at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg. Doors for both shows open at 7 p.m., and the […]

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Shawn Klush performs ‘Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular’ with The Sweet Inspirations at Scranton Cultural Center on May 15

Shawn Klush performs ‘Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular’ with The Sweet Inspirations at Scranton Cultural Center on May 15

From a press release: On Friday, May 15, the Scranton Cultural Center will be hosting “Shawn Klush: The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular.” Klush, a native of Northeastern Pennsylvania who has gone on to international fame, will be joined on the historic stage by Jake Rowley, who has most recently been seen as Young Elvis in […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Bella (long-haired dachshund) and Mamma Mia (white and gray kitten)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Bella (long-haired dachshund) and Mamma Mia (white and gray kitten)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features one dog, one cat, 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 […]

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Breaking Ground Poets hold 1st annual Dialogue Arts Youth Festival on May 15-16 in Scranton and Tunkhannock

Breaking Ground Poets hold 1st annual Dialogue Arts Youth Festival on May 15-16 in Scranton and Tunkhannock

Group is still seeking young poets and writers for workshop

From a press release: The Breaking Ground Poets have announced the first annual Dialogue Arts Youth Festival, taking place from May 15-16 in Scranton and Tunkhannock. According to Katie Wisnosky, founder of the Breaking Grounds Poets and coordinator of the Youth Festival, “The festival will use creative writing and critical dialogue to bring communities together […]

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Members of Breaking Benjamin, Lifer, and Adrenaline Mob form A Beautiful Disaster

Members of Breaking Benjamin, Lifer, and Adrenaline Mob form A Beautiful Disaster

From a press release: A Beautiful Disaster, the brand new band featuring world-renowned guitarist Mike Orlando of Adrenaline Mob, multi-platinum-selling drummer Chad Szeliga of Breaking Benjamin and Black Label Society, and critically acclaimed vocalist Nick Coyle of Lifer and The Drama Club, was formed in late 2014 and already has some major buzz going thanks […]

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Indraloka Animal Sanctuary celebrates 10-year anniversary with Clarks Summit fundraiser on May 11

Indraloka Animal Sanctuary celebrates 10-year anniversary with Clarks Summit fundraiser on May 11

From a press release: This year marks a decade since the founding of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in Mehoopany in 2005, a place to inspire and empower the community, especially children, in ways to better care for themselves and the environment while helping animals in need. In honor of this anniversary and also to announce exciting […]

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Synaesthesia Social in Scranton announces upcoming music schedule through July

Synaesthesia Social in Scranton announces upcoming music schedule through July

From a press release: Synaesthesia Social combines live music, drawing, poetry, and theatre: the performers are the subjects for the artists as well as the entertainment for the audience. Every week presents a different ensemble of progressive and experimental musicians in a venue allowing them to perform uncompromised to an all-ages crowd, with expectations extending […]