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Progressive rock trio Highly Suspect performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 2

Progressive rock trio Highly Suspect performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 2

From a press release: It has been announced that Highly Suspect, a progressive rock band based in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, will be visiting the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Nov. 2 at 8 p.m. as a part of the ongoing “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series. Tickets, which are $15 in advance […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Greyson and Revlon (pit bull puppy and hound mix) and Bella (gray tabby kitten)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Greyson and Revlon (pit bull puppy and hound mix) and Bella (gray tabby 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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Comedian Zack Hammond debuts cynical ‘Tales from the Great Recession’ at the Scranton Fringe Fest on Oct. 3

Comedian Zack Hammond debuts cynical ‘Tales from the Great Recession’ at the Scranton Fringe Fest on Oct. 3

From a press release: When Luzerne comedian Zack Hammond promises to deliver his most uncompromising performance yet, those who are familiar with his hilariously offensive material know they’re in for a real show. Hammond, the winner of Season 1 of NEPA Scene’s Got Talent, will debut “Tales from the Great Recession,” his third one-hour stand-up […]

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One-man comedy ‘Robert’s Eternal Goldfish’ swimming from Texas to Scranton Fringe Fest Oct. 3-4

One-man comedy ‘Robert’s Eternal Goldfish’ swimming from Texas to Scranton Fringe Fest Oct. 3-4

From a press release: Dallas, Texas-based playwright/performer Brad McEntire will present his one-man comedy “Robert’s Eternal Goldfish” on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 4 at 2 p.m. at Forage Space (310 N. Washington Ave., Scranton) as part of the first-ever Scranton Fringe Festival. Robert J. Roberts has a huge problem with […]

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Family-friendly funny magic show and stand-up comedy special part of Scranton Fringe Fest on Oct. 2

Family-friendly funny magic show and stand-up comedy special part of Scranton Fringe Fest on Oct. 2

From a press release: Laugh Out Lepka’s Comedy brings two great shows to the first-ever Scranton Fringe Festival – one is a magic show and the other is a stand-up comedy special. Both are taking place on Friday, Oct. 2 at Tequila Mexican Bar & Grill (320 Penn Ave., Scranton). The first show will be […]

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World’s 1st Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest announced, benefits charity

World’s 1st Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest announced, benefits charity

If you ever hoped to be crowned King or Queen of Chips, your dreams may soon be realized. Northeast Snacks has announced the world’s first Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest, where contestants will be challenged to eat the most amount of chips by weight in two minutes – you choose the flavor. The winner will receive […]

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‘Intimate Moments’ of speed dating unfold in new comedy at the Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 2-4

‘Intimate Moments’ of speed dating unfold in new comedy at the Scranton Fringe Festival Oct. 2-4

From a press release: Dating and finding the right partner to spend your life with isn’t easy, so sometimes you’re willing to try anything – even speed dating! In “Intimate Moments,” a new play that will premiere at the Scranton Fringe Festival on Oct. 2-4 at The Leonard Theater, Sean decides to take his chances […]

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‘The Iron Giant’ re-released ‘Signature Edition’ screening in Dickson City theater on Sept. 30 and Oct. 4

‘The Iron Giant’ re-released ‘Signature Edition’ screening in Dickson City theater on Sept. 30 and Oct. 4

From a press release: Warner Bros. Pictures and Fathom Events have announced that tickets are now on sale for the animated action adventure “The Iron Giant,” which is being re-released in theaters for a limited engagement, remastered and enhanced with two all-new scenes as “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition.” This special screening comes to U.S. […]

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Electric City 500 looking to log 500 miles in 4 hours with NEPA cyclists on Oct. 2

Electric City 500 looking to log 500 miles in 4 hours with NEPA cyclists on Oct. 2

From a press release: Bicycle enthusiasts are invited to ride together to log 500 miles in downtown Scranton during First Friday in October as part of the Electric City 500. Members of the Anthracite Bicycle Coalition and their partners announced plans for the special event to encourage bicycle riding and safety in the greater Scranton […]

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Big Gay StorySlam shares personal tales of LGBTQ community and allies at Scranton Fringe Festival on Oct. 3

Big Gay StorySlam shares personal tales of LGBTQ community and allies at Scranton Fringe Festival on Oct. 3

From a press release: The Big Gay StorySlam, a head-to-head storytelling competition featuring 10 storytellers, each sharing a true, personal five-minute tale, will take place in Scranton on Saturday, Oct. 3 at The Leonard Theater as part of the inaugural Scranton Fringe Festival. This will be the 11th slam organized by the Scranton StorySlam and […]