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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 […]

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Find handcrafted holiday gifts at 3rd annual Holiday Artisans’ Market in Honesdale

Find handcrafted holiday gifts at 3rd annual Holiday Artisans’ Market in Honesdale

From a press release: On Sunday, Dec. 14, The Cooperage Project in Honesdale will host it’s third annual Holiday Artisans’ Market, featuring over two dozen talented regional artisans between the hours of 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. The Holiday Artisans’ Market at The Cooperage (1030 Main St., Honesdale) is a “juried” event. The members of […]

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Scranton universities present free screening/discussion of Ang Lee’s ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’

Scranton universities present free screening/discussion of Ang Lee’s ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’

From a press release: The University of Scranton and Marywood University will co-present a screening and discussion of the Academy Award-winning film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” by acclaimed director Ang Lee on Friday, Nov. 14. The screening will include a brief talk beforehand and an after-film question and answer session with University of Scranton philosophy […]

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The Bard’s wife featured in solo performance of ‘Shakespeare’s Will’ in Honesdale

The Bard’s wife featured in solo performance of ‘Shakespeare’s Will’ in Honesdale

From a press release: On Saturday, Nov. 15, The Cooperage in Honesdale will once again become a theater. Tannis Kowalchuk will take the stage in a full-length, song-filled one-act solo performance entitled “Shakespeare’s Will.” Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tannis Kowalchuk Written by award-winning playwright Vern […]

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Scranton Cultural Center to host ‘Enchanted Evening’ of Broadway and opera music

Scranton Cultural Center to host ‘Enchanted Evening’ of Broadway and opera music

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will host a celebration of music and the arts when it presents “Some Enchanted Evening,” a concert featuring audience favorites from Broadway to the Met, on Saturday, Nov. 15. The concert will be preceded by the “Life. Celebrated.” reception. This event, hosted by […]

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It ‘Sounds Like Teen Spirit’ at youth open mic night in Honesdale

It ‘Sounds Like Teen Spirit’ at youth open mic night in Honesdale

From a press release: This one isn’t just for Nirvana cover bands. On Friday, Nov. 14, The Cooperage in Honesdale will host a “Sounds Like Teen Spirit” open mic night from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. The event is presented by the Honesdale High School Keep on Rockin’ Club and The Cooperage Project. All ages are invited […]

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Listen to jazz performances recorded at 2014 Delaware Water Gap COTA Festival on WVIA-FM

Listen to jazz performances recorded at 2014 Delaware Water Gap COTA Festival on WVIA-FM

From a press release: For the 17th consecutive year, WVIA-FM’s “All That Jazz” with George Graham presents comprehensive coverage of the Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts Festival. There will be 10 nights of extraordinary jazz music starting Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-FM. The series will feature music from performances […]

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Blinded Passenger will release new album in Scranton, the city that inspired it, on Dec. 5

Blinded Passenger will release new album in Scranton, the city that inspired it, on Dec. 5

From a press release: Scranton-based indie rock band Blinded Passenger will release their first full-length album, “The Electric,” on Friday, Dec. 5 at a CD release show at The Keys (244 Penn Ave., Scranton). Blinded Passenger features singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn, Steve Werner on drums, Stefan Ogonosky on guitar, and Kevin Stone on bass. “The Electric” […]

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Celebrity makeup artist Mally Roncal holding two classes in Wilkes-Barre

Celebrity makeup artist Mally Roncal holding two classes in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Celebrity makeup artist Mally Roncal of Mally Beauty will be visiting Ulta Beauty in Wilkes-Barre with her team of trained makeup artists for two classes on Saturday, Nov. 22. The master class will be held from 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. This special class is going to have limited seating, so to reserve […]

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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train arrives at Steamtown NHS on Thanksgiving

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train arrives at Steamtown NHS on Thanksgiving

From a press release: The Steamtown National Historic Site will partner with the Canadian Pacific Railway to host the company’s 2014 Holiday Train on its journey to stock food shelves and pantries across the United States and Canada. The Holiday Train will visit Northeastern Pennsylvania on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27 from 5:15 p.m.-5:45 p.m.; […]