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Wayne Newton turns Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre into Las Vegas on Nov. 7

Wayne Newton turns Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre into Las Vegas on Nov. 7

From a press release: One of the best-known entertainers in the world, Wayne Newton, will bring his incredible talent and showmanship to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ Keystone Grand Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets for this show will go on sale on Friday, Aug. 28 for $30, $50, and $80 through […]

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Spirit Family Reunion plays high-energy folk music in the Kirby Center lobby on Sept. 4

Spirit Family Reunion plays high-energy folk music in the Kirby Center lobby on Sept. 4

From a press release: Local music fans may remember Spirit Family Reunion as the group that wowed a packed house when opening for the Tedeschi Trucks Band at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre this past winter. Now they’ll be presenting their raw, high-energy, honest folk music in the Kirby Center’s Chandelier Lobby on Friday, […]

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Scranton singer loses wedding ring, but Montage Waterpark saves the day

Scranton singer loses wedding ring, but Montage Waterpark saves the day

On Mondays, who doesn’t want to hear a positive story to pick them up? A few weeks ago, the founders of Summersteps Records, Eric Schlittler and Cassie Rose Kobeski, brightened our day with a little anecdote that we felt was worth sharing, especially since people seem quick to criticize Montage lately. The married couple was […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Eddie (black Lab mix) and Butter Cream and Butter Rum (orange tabby kittens)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Eddie (black Lab mix) and Butter Cream and Butter Rum (orange 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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Circle Drive-In screens classic James Bond double feature on Aug. 26 and Lizabeth Scott films on Sept. 20

Circle Drive-In screens classic James Bond double feature on Aug. 26 and Lizabeth Scott films on Sept. 20

From a press release: The Lackawanna Historical Society is joining up with the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City to screen two great evenings of classic films in a classic setting. On Wednesday, Aug. 26, the Circle Drive-In will show a James Bond double feature – admission is (double “0”) $7 per person – marking the […]

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Rise Against, Killswitch Engage, and letlive come to Lancaster on Nov. 3 and Stroudsburg on Nov. 4

Rise Against, Killswitch Engage, and letlive come to Lancaster on Nov. 3 and Stroudsburg on Nov. 4

From a press release: Formed in 1999 when ex-88 Fingers Louie bassist Joe Principe tapped vocalist Tim McIlrath for a new project rooted in the sound and social vision of traditional hardcore, Rise Against has been tearing through show after show worldwide on a non-stop mission to spread their message and sound, scoring multiple Top […]

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Slightly Stoopid brings SoCal sound to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 11

Slightly Stoopid brings SoCal sound to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 11

From a press release: With more than a decade of making music together, the members of Slightly Stoopid have perfected one of the rarest and most valuable skills a band can develop: the art of the stealth groove, that knack for quietly, almost innocently, sliding into a composition and utterly lassoing anyone within earshot by […]

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Scranton Fringe Festival brings Ritz Theater building back to life on Oct. 3

Scranton Fringe Festival brings Ritz Theater building back to life on Oct. 3

There are quite a few historic buildings in downtown Scranton that unfortunately remain empty or underutilized, with one of the most famous being The Ritz Theater. While its first floor is home to small businesses like Terra Preta and A Roberts Coin & Jewelry, its second floor has been collecting dust for years. That will […]

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‘America’s Got Talent Live’ takes ‘All-Stars Tour’ to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 18

‘America’s Got Talent Live’ takes ‘All-Stars Tour’ to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 18

From a press release: This fall, “America’s Got Talent Live,” featuring some of the most popular performers from the hit NBC variety competition series, will launch its first-ever “All-Stars Tour!” Top acts from 10 years of the No. 1 rated summer reality television series are coming to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sunday, Oct. […]

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Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo hold ‘A Very Intimate Acoustic Evening’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 17

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo hold ‘A Very Intimate Acoustic Evening’ at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 17

From a press release: After touring the world together for 35 years, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo embark on a brand new tour – but this time in a way that their fans have never seen before. With “A Very Intimate Acoustic Evening with Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo,” fans will receive an up close […]