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Pa. Pain and Addiction Summit addresses opioid epidemic in Wilkes-Barre with NY Mets’ Dwight ‘Doc’ Gooden on April 20

Pa. Pain and Addiction Summit addresses opioid epidemic in Wilkes-Barre with NY Mets’ Dwight ‘Doc’ Gooden on April 20

From a press release: Leaders at the forefront of battling the opioid crisis will present at Wilkes University’s Pennsylvania Pain and Addiction Summit at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, April 20. New York Mets All-Star pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden will deliver the keynote address, detailing his road from addiction to recovery. During the […]

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Wilkes University announces writing workshop partnership with Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony

Wilkes University announces writing workshop partnership with Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony

From a press release: The Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Wilkes University is partnering with the Norman Mailer Center in New York City to bring the Mailer Writers Colony summer writing workshops to Wilkes-Barre and serve as their permanent home. Named in honor of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning author, workshops offered by […]

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Artwork and free lectures put women in spotlight at Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University Jan. 16-March 2

Artwork and free lectures put women in spotlight at Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University Jan. 16-March 2

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University will present “The Bones of Us Hunger for Nothing,” an exhibition featuring the works of Angela Fraleigh, from Tuesday, Jan. 16 through Friday, March 2. In this exhibition, Fraleigh reimagines the role of women as they have been depicted in art history, literature, and […]

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Wilkes University presents musical comedy ‘Pippin’ in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-19

Wilkes University presents musical comedy ‘Pippin’ in Wilkes-Barre Nov. 10-19

From a press release: Wilkes University Theatre presents the iconic musical comedy “Pippin” on Nov. 10-11 and Nov. 17-18 at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinee performances on Nov. 12 and Nov. 19 at 2 p.m., at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre. This is the story of the French Prince […]

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Northeast PA Innovation Conference in Scranton covers latest bioscience and health tech Aug. 10-11

Northeast PA Innovation Conference in Scranton covers latest bioscience and health tech Aug. 10-11

From a press release: Wilkes University’s Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and tecBRIDGE are hosting the second annual Northeast Pennsylvania Innovation Conference at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center on Thursday, Aug. 10 and Friday, Aug. 11. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the conference opening at 9 a.m. This year’s […]

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Poets read work to be displayed on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 11

Poets read work to be displayed on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 11

From a press release: Award-winning community program Poetry in Transit announced the 2017 contributing poets today whose work will be featured on Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses. The poems stay up for one year, with a monthly rotation so that riders can see all poems over time. The theme for the 2017 program is “migration,” […]

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Pulitzer-winning poet and NPR book critic speaking at PA Writers Conference at Wilkes University Aug. 4-5

Pulitzer-winning poet and NPR book critic speaking at PA Writers Conference at Wilkes University Aug. 4-5

From a press release: Get your pens ready because Wilkes University’s Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing has announced the full program for the third annual Pennsylvania Writers Conference. The two-day event celebrates all genres of writing and features workshops and panels with authors, editors, literary agents, and film producers. These sessions are offered […]

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Poetry in Transit seeking local poems to display on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre

Poetry in Transit seeking local poems to display on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Poetry in Transit, an award-winning community program, is inviting writers to submit poems to be featured on Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses. The submission deadline for this year’s program is next Friday, April 28. The theme for the 2017 program is “migration,” and poems should reflect some aspect of this theme. […]

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You blockhead! Wilkes University sings ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ Feb. 17-26

You blockhead! Wilkes University sings ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ Feb. 17-26

From a press release: Wilkes University Theatre will present the musical “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, based on the Charles Schulz comic strip. Performances are Feb. 17, 18, 24, and 25 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. at the Dorothy Dickson Darte […]

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Poetry in Transit poets read work displayed on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 19

Poetry in Transit poets read work displayed on Luzerne County buses in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 19

From a press release: Poetry in Transit, an award-winning community program now in its 10th year, has announced the 2016 contributing poets whose work will be featured on Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses. The poems stay up for one year with a monthly rotation so that riders can see all poems over time. The theme […]