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VIDEO: F.M. Kirby Center Executive Director Will Beekman receives EPIC Award as Rocky Balboa

VIDEO: F.M. Kirby Center Executive Director Will Beekman receives EPIC Award as Rocky Balboa

From a press release: The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce has announced the honorees for the 2018 EPIC Awards (Extraordinary People Inspiring Community), which take place tonight at 5 p.m. at the Wyoming Seminary Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston, presented by Wells Fargo. The Innovator the Year Award, sponsored by Penn State Wilkes-Barre, […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Bacon (min pin mix) and Boo (black cat)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Bacon (min pin mix) and Boo (black 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 […]

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Kingston stuntwoman Heidi Schnappauf talks ‘Making It in Hollywood’ at Misericordia in Dallas on April 12

Kingston stuntwoman Heidi Schnappauf talks ‘Making It in Hollywood’ at Misericordia in Dallas on April 12

From a press release: As a stunt double for Jaime Alexander on the NBC hit television series “Blindspot,” Kingston native Heidi Germaine Schnappauf spends her days jumping off buildings, running through fire, getting hit by cars, and taking down bad guys. The professional stuntwoman and actor will share her experiences in the talk “Making It […]

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12 local singers compete in NEPA Sings! fundraising competition in Kingston on April 12

12 local singers compete in NEPA Sings! fundraising competition in Kingston on April 12

From a press release: After holding auditions last month, Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County will host its NEPA Sings! competition on Thursday, April 12 at 5:30 p.m. 12 local performers were selected to compete in the finals, which will take place at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on […]

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Pa. Paralympians Stephanie Jallen and Tyler Carter return to coach Camelback Adaptive Ski Camp

Pa. Paralympians Stephanie Jallen and Tyler Carter return to coach Camelback Adaptive Ski Camp

From a press release: Young Paralympians Stephanie Jallen of Kingston and Tyler Carter of Topton returned last week to Camelback Mountain Resort’s Adaptive Ski Camp, the place where they first learned to ski. The annual five-day residential camp in Tannersville trains aspiring athletes with disabilities in a challenging but supportive environment. The camp, which is […]

 Rich Howells

Kingston punk rockers Title Fight play New York benefit show with Turnstile on Jan. 26

Kingston punk rockers Title Fight play New York benefit show with Turnstile on Jan. 26

After rising success since their formation in 2003, Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight has slowed down in the last two years, only playing sporadic shows here and there despite the high demand. Those who have been waiting to see them again can finally catch them at a benefit concert for their friend Aaron Warman and […]

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Audition for NEPA Sings! competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 3

Audition for NEPA Sings! competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 3

From a press release: Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County has announced the upcoming NEPA Sings! competition. Auditions will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on Wyoming Seminary School’s Upper School campus in Kingston. 12 performers will […]

 Rich Howells

‘Ink Master: Angels,’ starring Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey, renewed for 2nd season

‘Ink Master: Angels,’ starring Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey, renewed for 2nd season

Premiering on Oct. 3, reality television tattoo competition “Ink Master” introduced a new spin-off series, “Ink Master: Angels,” starring Shavertown resident and Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey with three other artists from Season 8. As it finishes its 10-episode run next month, it was announced today that the show has been renewed for a […]

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Chinese pianist Fei-Fei Dong performs with NEPA Philharmonic at Wyoming Sem in Kingston on Nov. 11

Chinese pianist Fei-Fei Dong performs with NEPA Philharmonic at Wyoming Sem in Kingston on Nov. 11

From a press release: The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic will open its 2017-18 PNC Chamber Concert/Fundraising Series at the Kirby Center for Creative Arts at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. The guest soloist will be Chinese pianist Fei-Fei Dong, winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition and a top finalist […]

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Wyoming Seminary presents satirical musical ‘Urinetown’ in Kingston Nov. 4-6

Wyoming Seminary presents satirical musical ‘Urinetown’ in Kingston Nov. 4-6

From a press release: The Wyoming Seminary Players will present “Urinetown: The Musical” at Wyoming Seminary’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts in Kingston on Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6. In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage caused by a 20-year drought has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens […]

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