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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Maxine (black Labrador) and Maggie and Morgan (tuxedo cats)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Maxine (black Labrador) and Maggie and Morgan (tuxedo 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 […]

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’50 Shades! The Musical Parody’ tied to Scranton Cultural Center again

’50 Shades! The Musical Parody’ tied to Scranton Cultural Center again

From a press release: With sold-out audiences across the country begging for more, “50 Shades! The Musical Parody” returns to the Scranton Cultural Center on Friday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. The “Fifty Shades of Grey” trilogy has shattered sales records around the globe with more than 100 million copies sold worldwide, and a Universal […]

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Peculiar Culinary Company from Pittston will compete on CNBC’s ‘Restaurant Startup’

Peculiar Culinary Company from Pittston will compete on CNBC’s ‘Restaurant Startup’

From a press release: CNBC has announced the 20 culinary entrepreneurs who will compete for an investment on the second season of “Restaurant Startup,” premiering Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 10 p.m., which includes Peculiar Culinary Company from Pittston. Produced by Shine America, the 10 one-hour episodes feature restaurateur and TV personality Joe Bastianich and chef […]

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‘SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody’ comes back for more at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

‘SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody’ comes back for more at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: “SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody,” the whip-smart comedy that takes on the naughty fun of the best-selling book and highly-anticipated movie, will be returning to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. For those who didn’t catch the show last time, a summary of the […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Shea (German shepherd mix) and Gandolph (gray cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Shea (German shepherd mix) and Gandolph (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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Scranton author Eleanor Gwyn-Jones holds reading and signing of ‘Jazz Hands’ on Dec. 18

Scranton author Eleanor Gwyn-Jones holds reading and signing of ‘Jazz Hands’ on Dec. 18

Partial proceeds from the event will benefit Adelaide's Army

From a press release: Next Thursday, Dec. 18, Scranton author Eleanor Gwyn-Jones will release her new paperback novel, “Jazz Hands,” at a reading and signing event at POSH at the Scranton Club (404 N. Washington Ave., Scranton). In this sequel to her praised 2013 debut, “Theatricks,” U.K. to U.S. transplant Gwyn-Jones engages readers with her […]

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King Radio, featuring NEPA natives, to play River Street Jazz Cafe before 2015 debut album release

King Radio, featuring NEPA natives, to play River Street Jazz Cafe before 2015 debut album release

From a press release: Blending elements of Americana, classic R&B, and traditional country, King Radio is a new voice with an old heart, a band weaving together the authentic, deep roots that define and redefine what it means to write and play American music. The band – Justin King (vocals, guitar, piano), Mark Kiesinger (bass) […]

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Harry Connick, Jr. to attend Scranton premiere of his musical ‘The Happy Elf’

Harry Connick, Jr. to attend Scranton premiere of his musical ‘The Happy Elf’

From a press release: It has been confirmed that Harry Connick, Jr. will come to Scranton for the premiere of his new musical, “The Happy Elf,” at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. The Cultural Center is pleased to welcome Connick back to Scranton; he visited in September 2013 when the reference recording […]

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Heart to play Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 19

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Heart to play Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 19

From a press release: It was announced yesterday that Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Heart will bring their extensive, iconic song catalog to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock when […]

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Singer/songwriter Justin Townes Earle joins Kirby Center’s ‘Chandelier Lobby’ series

Singer/songwriter Justin Townes Earle joins Kirby Center’s ‘Chandelier Lobby’ series

From a press release: It was just announced that singer/songwriter Justin Townes Earle will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series. Earle will be joined by fellow songwriter Gill Landry, who is perhaps […]