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First Luzerne County medical marijuana dispensary opens as state’s first patients receive medication

First Luzerne County medical marijuana dispensary opens as state’s first patients receive medication

From press releases: As Justice Grown, the first medical marijuana dispensary in Luzerne County, prepares to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony tomorrow, Governor Tom Wolf issued a statement today as Pennsylvania’s first medical marijuana patients received medication. “Medical marijuana is now available in the state of Pennsylvania to those patients with a valid medical marijuana […]

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Classic metal band Attacker headlines night of heavy metal at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on June 23

Classic metal band Attacker headlines night of heavy metal at Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on June 23

From a press release: New Jersey power metal band Attacker with bring their classic heavy metal sound to the Irish Wolf Pub in downtown Scranton on Saturday, June 23. Local metal acts Beyond Fallen, Prosody, and Skeletal 69 will open the show. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $10 in advance or $12 […]

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Jim Henson’s cult classic fantasy ‘The Dark Crystal’ screens in NEPA theaters Feb. 25-28

Jim Henson’s cult classic fantasy ‘The Dark Crystal’ screens in NEPA theaters Feb. 25-28

From a press release: 35 years after it first stunned audiences and critics with its unprecedented visions and mythic storytelling, Jim Henson’s 1982 epic fantasy adventure “The Dark Crystal,” co-directed by Henson and Frank Oz, will return to big screens nationwide in a special two-night presentation from Fathom Events, The Jim Henson Company, and Universal […]

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Marywood students express their ‘Call to Art Therapy’ through exhibit in Scranton Feb. 16-March 21

Marywood students express their ‘Call to Art Therapy’ through exhibit in Scranton Feb. 16-March 21

From a press release: Marywood University’s art galleries will hold an exhibition titled “Our Natural Call to Art Therapy” from Friday, Feb. 16 through Wednesday, March 21 in the Suraci Gallery at the Shields Center for Visual Arts on Marywood’s campus in Scranton. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 4 […]

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Bluegrass artists Billy Strings and JP Biondo of Cabinet play at Jazz Cafe in Plains on April 27

Bluegrass artists Billy Strings and JP Biondo of Cabinet play at Jazz Cafe in Plains on April 27

From a press release: Seen at the Susquehanna Breakdown Music Festival in Scranton last year and the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre this year, Nashville bluegrass sensation Billy Strings will return to Northeastern Pennsylvania for a show at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Friday, April 27 with Scranton singer/songwriter JP Biondo, formerly […]

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Multi-platinum country star Gary Allan sings at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 15

Multi-platinum country star Gary Allan sings at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 15

From a press release: It has been announced that multi-platinum-selling country singer/songwriter Gary Allan will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $50 for regular reserved seating or $55 for the pit (standing room only), go on sale this Friday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. […]

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Styx, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, and Tesla rock Giant Center in Hershey on June 30

Styx, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, and Tesla rock Giant Center in Hershey on June 30

From a press release: It was announced today that classic rock bands Styx, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and Tesla are coming to the Giant Center in Hershey on Saturday, June 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $32.35, $52.35, $72.35, $102.35, $152.35, and $352.85, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Feb. 16 at […]

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Grammy-winning hitmaker T-Pain raps at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 15

Grammy-winning hitmaker T-Pain raps at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 15

From a press release: The Wilkes University Programming Board will present Grammy Award-winning rapper T-Pain for their annual spring concert at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, April 15 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $30, plus fees, go on sale this Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at […]

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Grammy winner Jason Mraz performs at 35th annual Musikfest in Bethlehem on Aug. 12

Grammy winner Jason Mraz performs at 35th annual Musikfest in Bethlehem on Aug. 12

From a press release: Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jason Mraz is the first act announced for Musikfest’s 35th anniversary year, headlining the Bethlehem festival on Sunday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. on the Sands Steel Stage with special guest Brett Dennen. Tickets for this concert at PNC Plaza (645 E. 1st St., Bethlehem) at the […]

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Metal bands Bullet for My Valentine and Trivium rock Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 18

Metal bands Bullet for My Valentine and Trivium rock Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 18

From a press release: After finishing their tour with Avenged Sevenfold and Wilkes-Barre’s Breaking Benjamin, Welsh metalcore band Bullet for My Valentine will return to the United States for a headlining tour with special guests Trivium and Toothgrinder. It was announced today that the tour will stop at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, […]