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LGBT pop opera ‘Bare’ debuts in NEPA at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore June 8-10

LGBT pop opera ‘Bare’ debuts in NEPA at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore June 8-10

From a press release: Following their recent move from Taylor to a new location in Dunmore, Act Out Theatre Group will present the Northeastern Pennsylvania premiere of “Bare: A Pop Opera” on Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 10. The musical follows a group of Catholic boarding school students as they struggle with issues of […]

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Scranton multi-instrumentalist Steve Werner releases debut album ‘Incantation’ in Dunmore on May 6

Scranton multi-instrumentalist Steve Werner releases debut album ‘Incantation’ in Dunmore on May 6

From a press release: Steve Werner, an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, will host the release of his debut solo album, “Incantation,” at The Wonderstone Gallery in Dunmore on Sunday, May 6 from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. A Scranton-based musician with over two decades of experience, Werner has contributed to over 20 musical projects with over 1,000 live performances […]

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Act Out Theatre presents musical farce ‘Lucky Stiff’ in Taylor April 20-22 before move to Dunmore

Act Out Theatre presents musical farce ‘Lucky Stiff’ in Taylor April 20-22 before move to Dunmore

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the hilarious musical farce “Lucky Stiff” this Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22. This will be the last production that will take place at Act Out’s Taylor location before the company moves to Dunmore in May. Director Kalen Churcher of Plymouth leads this cast […]

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‘Death Is a Cabaret Ol’ Chum: A Graveyard Cabaret’ rises in Dunmore cemetery Sept. 22-23

‘Death Is a Cabaret Ol’ Chum: A Graveyard Cabaret’ rises in Dunmore cemetery Sept. 22-23

From a press release: Straight from sold-out performances at the FringeArts Festival in Philadelphia, dark theatrical production “Death Is a Cabaret Ol’ Chum: A Graveyard Cabaret” is coming to the historic Forest Hill Cemetery in Dunmore on Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m., with a rain date of Sunday, Sept. 24. […]

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NEPA BlogCon announces 2017 speakers at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 14

NEPA BlogCon announces 2017 speakers at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 14

From a press release: Now entering its sixth year, NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, has announced both the start of registration and selected speakers for this year’s event. NEPA BlogCon will return to Penn State Worthington Scranton (120 Ridgeview Dr., Dunmore) on Saturday, Oct. 14. Free tickets, which include admission […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Tigers Jaw, Tony Halchak, Bryan Banks, Mature Musical Pictures, and more

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Tigers Jaw, Tony Halchak, Bryan Banks, Mature Musical Pictures, and more

In this week’s local music roundup, we have some new songs and albums from some longtime scene staples, creative music videos, and a “Got Milk?” parody that may hint at a popular event returning. ♫ Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw is currently on tour promoting their new album, “Spin,” playing an NPR Tiny Desk […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Rappers Aayu and King Magnetic show Pennsylvania pride in ‘State I’m In’

Once a hardcore punk musician, Bucks County indie rapper Aayu embraced hip-hip in 2007 and hasn’t looked back since. No matter what style of music Mark Ciccone created over the years, however, it was always made with a love for his hometown roots, which has never been more evident than in the new music video […]

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Dunmore developer launches new Gathering app to organize get-togethers, offers free beta testing

Dunmore developer launches new Gathering app to organize get-togethers, offers free beta testing

From a press release: Dunmore-based mobile app developer Cory Wolff has announced the launch of the Android and iOS app Gathering, a new way to schedule, plan, and pay for get-togethers with friends and family. Through the app, users can create and share “Gatherings” to help organize group trips, family reunions, vacations, and more. The […]

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Rita’s holds 25th annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

Rita’s holds 25th annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

From a press release: Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian ice concept with more than 600 stores in 30 states and five countries, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway on Monday, March 20 and, in its honor, welcomes back another springtime favorite, Peeps Italian […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: 2016 NEPA BlogCon at Penn State Worthington Scranton, 10/15/16

PHOTOS: 2016 NEPA BlogCon at Penn State Worthington Scranton, 10/15/16

In its fifth year, NEPA BlogCon held its first event in Lackawanna County, setting up a full day of networking and informative presentations about blogging, social media, and technology at Penn State Worthington Scranton in Dunmore on Saturday, Oct. 15. With a touching keynote speech by Indra Lahiri, Ph.D. and founder of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary […]

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