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Lackawanna County awards Arts & Culture Grants at Scranton Cultural Center on Jan. 14

Lackawanna County awards Arts & Culture Grants at Scranton Cultural Center on Jan. 14

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department will hold its 2015 reception and grants ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center (420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton). Organizations that receive annual support through Lackawanna County’s program stream funding […]

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Brit Floyd, ‘The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show,’ lands at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre in May

Brit Floyd, ‘The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show,’ lands at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre in May

From a press release: It was announced today that Brit Floyd – The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $51.50, $41.50, and $31.50, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Jan. 16 at 10 […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Spanky (pit bull) and Noel (gray cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Spanky (pit bull) and Noel (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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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for January 2015

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for January 2015

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches.

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‘Funniest Mom in America’ Rubi Nicholas brings her unconventional comedy to Scranton

‘Funniest Mom in America’ Rubi Nicholas brings her unconventional comedy to Scranton

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple’s Shopland Hall will transform into an intimate comedy club on Saturday, Jan. 10 at 8 p.m., presenting Lancaster comedian Rubi Nicholas along with openers Bill Wood and Nate Marshall. Rock 107’s The Prospector will serve as emcee for the night. Nicholas is a […]

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Scranton singer/songwriter Tom Graham set to release 5th record, ‘Underneath a Rusting Roof,’ on Feb. 10

Scranton singer/songwriter Tom Graham set to release 5th record, ‘Underneath a Rusting Roof,’ on Feb. 10

Tour dates announced in support of his first new album in 7 years

From a press release: Singer/songwriter Tom Graham returns to the recorded realm with “Underneath a Rusting Roof,” his first album of new material in almost seven years. It is set for release on Tuesday, Feb. 10. For the better part of two decades, Graham has traveled the country, playing to crowds of all shapes and […]

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Gilbert Gottfried will headline a night with Scranton comedians at the Radisson Hotel

Gilbert Gottfried will headline a night with Scranton comedians at the Radisson Hotel

From a press release: Last year, a national poll was released that resulted in Scranton being named one of the most depressing cities in the nation. Comedian and Scranton native Kevin Lepka didn’t take too kindly to that poll; he was determined to turn Scranton’s frown upside down. With the absence of a Scranton-based comedy […]

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One-man band Matt Lorenz takes the Suitcase Junket to Hawley

One-man band Matt Lorenz takes the Suitcase Junket to Hawley

From a press release: Harmony Presents welcomes the throat-singing, slide-guitar playing one-man band Matt Lorenz as the Suitcase Junket, with his pile of homemade junk drums, to Hawley on Saturday, Jan. 10 at 8 p.m. in the underground theater of the Hawley Silk Mill (8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley). “No loops or special effects. The […]

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Powerhouse blues vocalist Shemekia Copeland added to Kirby Center’s ‘Chandelier Lobby’ series

Powerhouse blues vocalist Shemekia Copeland added to Kirby Center’s ‘Chandelier Lobby’ series

From a press release: It was announced today that blues vocal powerhouse Shemekia Copeland will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. as part of the “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series. Tickets, which are $20 in advance or $25 the day of the show, […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Trini (pit bull) and Pebbles and Bam Bam (striped cats)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Trini (pit bull) and Pebbles and Bam Bam (striped cats)

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 […]