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Breaking Ground Poets hold 1st annual Dialogue Arts Youth Festival on May 15-16 in Scranton and Tunkhannock

Breaking Ground Poets hold 1st annual Dialogue Arts Youth Festival on May 15-16 in Scranton and Tunkhannock

Group is still seeking young poets and writers for workshop

From a press release: The Breaking Ground Poets have announced the first annual Dialogue Arts Youth Festival, taking place from May 15-16 in Scranton and Tunkhannock. According to Katie Wisnosky, founder of the Breaking Grounds Poets and coordinator of the Youth Festival, “The festival will use creative writing and critical dialogue to bring communities together […]

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Members of Breaking Benjamin, Lifer, and Adrenaline Mob form A Beautiful Disaster

Members of Breaking Benjamin, Lifer, and Adrenaline Mob form A Beautiful Disaster

From a press release: A Beautiful Disaster, the brand new band featuring world-renowned guitarist Mike Orlando of Adrenaline Mob, multi-platinum-selling drummer Chad Szeliga of Breaking Benjamin and Black Label Society, and critically acclaimed vocalist Nick Coyle of Lifer and The Drama Club, was formed in late 2014 and already has some major buzz going thanks […]

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Indraloka Animal Sanctuary celebrates 10-year anniversary with Clarks Summit fundraiser on May 11

Indraloka Animal Sanctuary celebrates 10-year anniversary with Clarks Summit fundraiser on May 11

From a press release: This year marks a decade since the founding of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in Mehoopany in 2005, a place to inspire and empower the community, especially children, in ways to better care for themselves and the environment while helping animals in need. In honor of this anniversary and also to announce exciting […]

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Synaesthesia Social in Scranton announces upcoming music schedule through July

Synaesthesia Social in Scranton announces upcoming music schedule through July

From a press release: Synaesthesia Social combines live music, drawing, poetry, and theatre: the performers are the subjects for the artists as well as the entertainment for the audience. Every week presents a different ensemble of progressive and experimental musicians in a venue allowing them to perform uncompromised to an all-ages crowd, with expectations extending […]

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Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards change dates to Sept. 17-19

Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards change dates to Sept. 17-19

From a press release: The Electric City Music Conference and Steamtown Music Awards have announced a series of updates for the 2015 events. First and foremost, the dates of the events have been changed. The Steamtown Music Awards will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17, and the Electric City Music Conference performances will kick off […]

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Electric City Music Conference now accepting free applications for local artists to perform

Electric City Music Conference now accepting free applications for local artists to perform

From a press release: After changing dates this morning, the Steamtown Music Awards will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17, and the Electric City Music Conference performances will kick off on Friday, Sept. 18 and continue through Saturday, Sept. 19. When everything was first announced in February, bands could apply to perform at various venues […]

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Dream punk trio Eternal Summers plays with A Fire With Friends and Mock Sun on June 4 in Wilkes-Barre

Dream punk trio Eternal Summers plays with A Fire With Friends and Mock Sun on June 4 in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre arts and entertainment collective Get Cryptic will bring dream punk trio Eternal Summers to The Other Side (119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre) on Thursday, June 4. Scranton indie rockers A Fire With Friends and Wilkes-Barre lo-fi psych pop band Mock Sun will open the 21+ show, which will start at […]

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Call to artists and animal lovers to support Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge art sale on May 9

Call to artists and animal lovers to support Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge art sale on May 9

From a press release: The call to artists to donate a piece of original art to the Compassionate Connections Art Sale in support of Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge in Dallas ends this Wednesday, May 6, and the opening reception for the sale at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston is Saturday, May 9 from 5 p.m.-8 […]

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Nancy Kerrigan’s ‘Halloween on Ice’ skates into Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

Nancy Kerrigan’s ‘Halloween on Ice’ skates into Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 8

From a press release: StarGames, SMG and the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza announced today that Nancy Kerrigan’s “Halloween on Ice,” one of the longest running shows in all of figure skating, will return this fall with a new story, expanded fan experience opportunities, and a star-studded cast of Olympic, World, and U.S. National […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Tucker (pit bull terrier) and Ricky and Lucy (orange kittens)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Tucker (pit bull terrier) and Ricky and Lucy (orange kittens)

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 […]