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Clarinet and saxophone virtuoso twins Peter and Will Anderson play Hawley Silk Mill on Dec. 13

Clarinet and saxophone virtuoso twins Peter and Will Anderson play Hawley Silk Mill on Dec. 13

From a press release: The New York Times has called identical twin brothers Peter and Will Anderson “virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone,” and they will be performing in Hawley on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. over Hawley Winterfest weekend. “We are simply thrilled to have these dynamite jazz performers,” says Jill Carletti, managing director […]

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Chris Rock’s younger brother, Jordan, performing stand-up in Hawley

Chris Rock’s younger brother, Jordan, performing stand-up in Hawley

From a press release: On Friday, Dec. 12 at 8:30 p.m., the prince of comedy’s royal Rock family, Jordan Rock, will return to Hawley, joined by the hilarious Truck Hudson. “Seeing this calm, poised young comedian on stage, it’s easy to forget that Jordan Rock is just 22 years old. That’s because he speaks with […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Aries (Rhodesian ridgeback mix) and Blondie (long-haired cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Aries (Rhodesian ridgeback mix) and Blondie (long-haired 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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First Night Scranton 2015 salutes the spirit of America

First Night Scranton 2015 salutes the spirit of America

From a press release: This season, Baby New Year might just be adding a red, white, and blue bow tie to his ensemble before heading to festivities in the Electric City. That’s because the organizers of First Night Scranton 2015 are planning the event with an American theme in mind. First Night Scranton is an […]

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Keystone College ‘Cupcake Challenge’ finds sweet way to fight cancer

Keystone College ‘Cupcake Challenge’ finds sweet way to fight cancer

From a press release: Keystone College students are hoping members of the college community and local residents can help pick the area’s best cupcakes and raise money to help fight cancer at the same time. Students in Associate Professor Brenda Lidy’s events planning class are conducting the inaugural “Cupcake Challenge” on Tuesday, Dec. 9 from […]

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Swetland Homestead celebrates ‘A Civil War Christmas’ with reenactors

Swetland Homestead celebrates ‘A Civil War Christmas’ with reenactors

From a press release: The Luzerne County Historical Society and the 143rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment Co. A will present “A Civil War Christmas at the Swetland Homestead” from Dec. 4-7. Witness how units would use homes for winter quarters and field hospitals during the Civil War. Explore the house (885 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming) in this […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Bella (pit bull mix) and Gracie (blue cream Persian)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Bella (pit bull mix) and Gracie (blue cream Persian)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge has teamed up with NEPA Scene for Shelter Sunday, a weekly 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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New country music superstar Lee Brice coming to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

New country music superstar Lee Brice coming to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: It was announced today that Lee Brice, one of country music’s newest superstars, will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29, $39, and $49, plus fees, go on sale this Thursday, Dec. 4 at 10 a.m., […]

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Join Mountain Sky in bringing Christmas cheer to a Carbondale nursing home

Join Mountain Sky in bringing Christmas cheer to a Carbondale nursing home

Mountain Sky is more than just an outdoor concert venue in Jermyn – it’s a family, and they’ll prove that again with their first annual “Adopt the Nursing Home” Christmas Gathering. Mountain Sky is adopting the Carbondale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (10 Hart Place, Carbondale) this year, asking participants to pick one resident and help […]

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‘Peter Pan’ prequel ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ swoops into Wilkes-Barre

‘Peter Pan’ prequel ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ swoops into Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: It was announced yesterday that Broadway’s five-time Tony Award-winning “Peter and the Starcatcher” will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. The winner of five Tony Awards, this swashbuckling prequel to “Peter Pan” is an innovative and imaginative story based […]