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John & Erin Cabaret Productions announces 2015 cabaret season in Carbondale

John & Erin Cabaret Productions announces 2015 cabaret season in Carbondale

From a press release: Fred Ebb said it so well when he penned the lyric, “Life is a cabaret, ol’ chum!” in “Cabaret,” one of the musicals for which he and composer John Kander are most well-known. This year, John & Erin Cabaret Productions invites audiences to “Come to the Cabaret” as they present their […]

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New Vintage Theater Ensemble calls for original scripts for ‘Shut Up & Read’ series

New Vintage Theater Ensemble calls for original scripts for ‘Shut Up & Read’ series

From a press release: The New Vintage Theater Ensemble is seeking script submissions for their upcoming spring staged reading series, “Shut Up & Read.” The ensemble invites playwrights to submit their original works by Friday, Feb. 6 for consideration. Based on the 2014 staged reading series held at the former Vintage Theater in Scranton, “Shut […]

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Country music star Eric Church brings ‘The Outsiders World Tour’ to Wilkes-Barre

Country music star Eric Church brings ‘The Outsiders World Tour’ to Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: EMI Nashville recording artist Eric Church will bring “The Outsiders World Tour” to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on March 13 with special guests Drive-By Truckers. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Jan. 23 at 10 a.m. at the NBT Bank Box Office at Mohegan Sun Arena (255 […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Maddie (pit bull mix) and Oliver (gray cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Maddie (pit bull mix) and Oliver (gray cat)

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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Leroy Justice brings classic rock sound back to Hawley Silk Mill

Leroy Justice brings classic rock sound back to Hawley Silk Mill

From a press release: Local American classic rock lovers are in for a treat on Saturday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. Jill Carletti, managing director of Harmony Presents, calls their next band, Leroy Justice, “a classic rock legend in the making, displaying the kind of songwriting and arranging skills that have characterized our favorite American […]

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Wegmans Chef Paul Comishock teaches you how to make the perfect ‘Big Game Day’ spread at the Scranton Cultural Center

Wegmans Chef Paul Comishock teaches you how to make the perfect ‘Big Game Day’ spread at the Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: Chef Paul Comishock of Wegmans in Dickson City will return to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple for this month’s installment of “the Menu” on Monday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. Comishock and the Wegmans team will present “Big Game Day Favorites,” featuring menu items perfect for entertaining guests […]

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Auditions for K.K. Gordon’s ‘Short Works by the Big Guy’ to be held Jan. 18 in Scranton

Auditions for K.K. Gordon’s ‘Short Works by the Big Guy’ to be held Jan. 18 in Scranton

From a press release: Diva Productions at the Olde Brick Theatre in Scranton brings six original shorts by local playwright K.K. Gordon to the stage next month with “Short Works by the Big Guy.” Auditions will be held at the theater (126 W. Market St., Scranton) on Sunday, Jan. 18, from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. There […]

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Bryan Brophy reissues acoustic album ‘Songs for a Lonely Night’ as An Autumn Sunrise

Bryan Brophy reissues acoustic album ‘Songs for a Lonely Night’ as An Autumn Sunrise

From a press release: Scranton native and NEPA musician Bryan Brophy is reissuing his acoustic album, “Songs for a Lonely Night,” under the project name “An Autumn Sunrise” on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Brophy is currently taking pre-orders for the album on An Autumn Sunrise’s Bandcamp page. The album was tracked in 2009 and originally released […]

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‘Boys of Zummer’ tour with Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa rolls into Hershey and Scranton July 3-4

‘Boys of Zummer’ tour with Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa rolls into Hershey and Scranton July 3-4

From a press release: Multi-platinum-selling artists Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa announced today their “Boys of Zummer” co-headlining tour in support of their respective hit albums “American Beauty/American Psycho” and “Blacc Hollywood.” The summer tour will kick off on Wednesday, June 10 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden and continue through 40+ cities, […]

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2015 Academy Award nominations announced; ‘Birdman’ and ‘Budapest’ favorites

2015 Academy Award nominations announced; ‘Birdman’ and ‘Budapest’ favorites

The 87th annual Academy Award nominations were announced by actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams this morning at a special two-part live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California. “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” […]