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‘WWE SmackDown’ broadcasts live from Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 17

‘WWE SmackDown’ broadcasts live from Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on July 17

From a press release: “WWE SmackDown Live” returns to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre for the first time in two years this Tuesday, July 17 at 7:45 p.m. The pro wrestling event will be broadcast live nationally on the USA Network from 8 p.m.-10 p.m., once again showcasing fans from Northeastern […]

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Downtown Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July during Art Block on July 20

Downtown Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July during Art Block on July 20

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the Diamond City Partnership, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association, and Art Block Wilkes-Barre are joining forces to present the third annual Small Business Christmas in July on Friday, July 20. During the event, over 40 small businesses throughout Greater Wilkes-Barre will offer a special deal […]

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Singer, songwriter, and storyteller Todd Snider performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 16

Singer, songwriter, and storyteller Todd Snider performs at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 16

From a press release: It was announced today that one of folk music’s busiest traveling troubadours, Todd Snider, will bring an evening of singing and storytelling to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. as part of the venue’s “Live from the Chandelier Lobby” concert series. Tickets, which are […]

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New Montage Mountain Moosic Festival takes over Scranton water park on Aug. 18

New Montage Mountain Moosic Festival takes over Scranton water park on Aug. 18

From a press release: Once the annual Camp Bisco and Peach Music Festival come and go in July, Montage Mountain Waterpark will host a brand new, smaller-scale event, the Montage Mountain Moosic Festival, on Saturday, Aug. 18 with live music and all-day access to the water park attractions. Festival-goers can float in the lazy river, […]

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5 guitar gods in Generation Axe shred at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 27

5 guitar gods in Generation Axe shred at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 27

From a press release: After a successful Asian tour last year, Generation Axe is coming back to America. Uniting five of the world’s greatest living guitarists, the supergroup – created by Steve Vai and featuring Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt, and Tosin Abisi – will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Tuesday, […]

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Former Fuel drummer Kevin Miller’s Smashed plays hits at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 14

Former Fuel drummer Kevin Miller’s Smashed plays hits at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 14

From a press release: Renowned multi-platinum drummer Kevin Miller, formerly of national rock bands Fuel and Tantric, launched a pop rock party band called Smashed last year, which is focused on performing some of the greatest songs of all time live with an all-star lineup of musicians. The Allentown native will bring his new project […]

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Tape Art Crew creates temporary mural at Wilkes University, displays work at Wilkes-Barre Art Block on July 20

Tape Art Crew creates temporary mural at Wilkes University, displays work at Wilkes-Barre Art Block on July 20

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University will present the Tape Art Crew, a team of artists from Rhode Island, from Tuesday, July 17 through Friday, July 20. The Tape Art Crew will create a temporary mural on the facade of the Sordoni Art Gallery building (141 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre) […]

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Pop star Paula Abdul brings first solo tour in 25 years to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 23

Pop star Paula Abdul brings first solo tour in 25 years to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Oct. 23

From a press release: Grammy Award-winning pop legend and dance superstar Paula Abdul has announced a new North American tour coming this fall – Straight Up Paula! – her first solo outing in over 25 years. The seven-week tour kicks off on Oct. 3 and stops in 26 cities, including Bethlehem at the Sands Bethlehem […]

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Comedian and actress Wanda Sykes comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 1

Comedian and actress Wanda Sykes comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 1

From a press release: It was announced today that comedian, actress, and writer Wanda Sykes, named one of Entertainment Weekly’s “25 Funniest People in America,” will bring her Oh Well Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $25, $35, $95, and $195 (VIP), plus […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Owen (American bulldog) and Mouse (tuxedo cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Owen (American bulldog) and Mouse (tuxedo cat)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, 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 is too […]