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ZZ Top boogies into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 8

ZZ Top boogies into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 8

From a press release: With 44 years of recording and touring already under their belts (and beards), ZZ Top is ready to bring its hard-rocking blues bonanza to Wilkes-Barre! The legendary Texas trio (Billy F. Gibbons, Frank Beard, and Dusty Hill) will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) […]

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Susquehanna Brewing Co. and LCHS pay historical tribute to brewmaster Charles Stegmaier

Susquehanna Brewing Co. and LCHS pay historical tribute to brewmaster Charles Stegmaier

From a press release: The Luzerne County Historical Society and the Susquehanna Brewing Co. are organizing a tribute to Charles Stegmaier on Sunday, Nov. 23 from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at the SBC Brewery in Pittston. Portrait of Charles Stegmaier For $30 for LCHS members or $35 for non-members, attendees can enjoy a variety of SBC’s […]

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Acclaimed trombonist Wycliffe Gordon to perform with University of Scranton Concert Band

Acclaimed trombonist Wycliffe Gordon to perform with University of Scranton Concert Band

From a press release: Internationally acclaimed musician Wycliffe Gordon will join the University of Scranton Concert Band as a guest soloist for a concert on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the University’s Houlihan McLean Center. Admission is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:40, and seating is on a first-come, […]

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Winners of 2014 SAGE Awards announced at Scranton Chamber Gala

Winners of 2014 SAGE Awards announced at Scranton Chamber Gala

From a press release: The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce and MetroAction have announced the winners for the 2014 SAGE Awards (Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence), which honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. The winner of each award category was announced at The Chamber Gala on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at […]

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Scranton will join the world to ‘Shine a Light on Lung Cancer’ on Nov. 13

Scranton will join the world to ‘Shine a Light on Lung Cancer’ on Nov. 13

From a press release: In conjunction with Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Scranton will be one of 200 cities across the world participating in the sixth annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer, the largest lung cancer event in the world, on Thursday, Nov. 13. Held from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on the North Washington Avenue side […]

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The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 11/11/14

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 11/11/14

Each week, Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound provides NEPA Scene with the Top 40 best-selling albums in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. Every album is followed by its rank from the week before. “D” indicates a debut this week.

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The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 11/11/14

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 11/11/14

Each week, Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound provides NEPA Scene with the Top 12 best-selling DVDs in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. Every album is followed by its rank from the week before. “D” indicates a debut this week.

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‘Drinks, Drama and Dickens’ at social fundraiser for Diva Productions

‘Drinks, Drama and Dickens’ at social fundraiser for Diva Productions

From a press release: The Lavelle Strategy Group is holding its third social fundraiser to benefit Diva Productions on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., bringing artists and their supporters together for a night of community engagement. Held at POSH at The Scranton Club (404 N. Washington Ave., Scranton), the purpose of “Drinks, Drama […]

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Victorian ornament crafting, wassailing, and horse-drawn carriage rides at LHS in Scranton

Victorian ornament crafting, wassailing, and horse-drawn carriage rides at LHS in Scranton

From a press release: Get into the old-timey holiday spirit with a Victorian ornament-making workshop at the Lackawanna Historical Society on Sunday, Nov. 30 at noon at the Catlin House in Scranton. The workshop will be led by Arlene O’Malley. Participants are asked to bring straight pins with red or white heads to make their […]

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Author of ’50 Years a Bureaucrat’ recalls ‘How to Really Get the Job Done’ in NEPA

Author of ’50 Years a Bureaucrat’ recalls ‘How to Really Get the Job Done’ in NEPA

From a press release: Lackawanna Historical Society member and longtime volunteer John “Jack” G. Carling has recently released a new book, “50 Years a Bureaucrat, or How to Really Get the Job Done,” chronicling his 50 years of government service, including time with the Scranton Redevelopment Authority and PA Department of Community Affairs. He played […]