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40th annual Cherry Blossom Festival blooms with free entertainment at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre April 22-23

40th annual Cherry Blossom Festival blooms with free entertainment at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre April 22-23

From a press release: The city of Wilkes-Barre will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Kirby Park on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23 with food and craft vendors, amusement rides and games, and live entertainment, including music and dancing. The free festival will run from 11 a.m. through […]

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Theatrical brass band Rhythmic Circus tap dances into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 30

Theatrical brass band Rhythmic Circus tap dances into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 30

From a press release: Homegrown hoofers from the Minneapolis arts scene known as the Rhythmic Circus will bring their dynamic tap and music performance “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!” to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $25 and $35, plus fees, are on sale now […]

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Local ‘celebrity’ couples dance for charity at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 6

Local ‘celebrity’ couples dance for charity at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 6

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center and Downtown Arts have announced “10 Years of Excellence – A Celebration of the Dance Theatre of Wilkes-Barre” at the Kirby Center on Thursday, April 6 at 7 p.m. The event will feature 10 local “celebrity” couples dancing for charity with special guest emcee Rep. Eddie Day […]

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‘Rhythm in the Night: The Irish Dance Spectacular’ steps into Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on March 25

‘Rhythm in the Night: The Irish Dance Spectacular’ steps into Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on March 25

From a press release: Experience the new Irish dance phenomenon that is sweeping the country, “Rhythm in the Night: The Irish Dance Spectacular,” when it comes to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $20 for regular seating or $25 for premium seating, go on sale […]

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Motown musical ‘Dancing in the Streets’ shakes up Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

Motown musical ‘Dancing in the Streets’ shakes up Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 13

From a press release: Direct from London’s West End, Motown musical “Dancing in the Streets” will shake up the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $40.50, $45.50 and $50.50, plus fees, are on sale now and available through the Kirby Center box office (71 Public Square, […]

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Los Lobos performs with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 4

Los Lobos performs with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 4

From a press release: In celebration of Mexican culture, Grammy Award-winning band Los Lobos will perform with the Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, March 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $28, $38, and $48, plus fees, are on sale now and available through the […]

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‘Rhythm in the Night: The Irish Spectacular’ steps into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 13

‘Rhythm in the Night: The Irish Spectacular’ steps into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 13

From a press release: “Rhythm in the Night: The Irish Dance Spectacular” has turned the age-old form into the most exciting new Irish dance performance ever to be experienced and will take the stage at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, March 13 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $20, $25, and $37.50, […]

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Ballet Northeast presents holiday classic ‘The Nutcracker’ Dec. 18-20 at Wilkes University

Ballet Northeast presents holiday classic ‘The Nutcracker’ Dec. 18-20 at Wilkes University

From a press release: Ballet Northeast, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s only youth ballet company, presents its annual holiday classic “The Nutcracker” on Dec. 18-20 at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center on the campus of Wilkes University (84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre). Watch in wonder as toy soldiers and mice become life size, and Clara is transformed into […]