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Scranton Cultural Center hosts ‘Bright Side: A Virtual Variety Show’ fundraiser on March 11

Scranton Cultural Center hosts ‘Bright Side: A Virtual Variety Show’ fundraiser on March 11

From a press release: The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has announced a new interactive fundraising initiative that will feature live music, theatrical performances, and free giveaways. Presented by Montage Mountain Resorts, “Bright Side: A Virtual Variety Show” will be live streamed on Thursday, March 11 at 7 p.m. in collaboration with Posture […]

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Paul Capoccia named director of new esports program at Marywood University in Scranton

Paul Capoccia named director of new esports program at Marywood University in Scranton

From a press release: Paul Capoccia was recently named the director of esports at Marywood University in Scranton, a new program that was first announced in November. One of a select number of colleges and universities across the nation to offer a competitive esports program, Marywood is responding to the ever-increasing number of students seeking […]

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Tigers Jaw plays virtual record release shows for indie stores like Gallery of Sound on March 3-4

Tigers Jaw plays virtual record release shows for indie stores like Gallery of Sound on March 3-4

From a press release: Anyone who has attended a live in-store appearance at the Gallery of Sound knows how packed they can get, often reaching capacity at the Wilkes-Barre store, so Scranton indie rock band Tigers Jaw is opting to host “virtual in-stores” via Zoom instead to promote the release of their sixth album, “I […]

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Misericordia University hosts virtual African American artist tour and ‘Raisin in the Sun’ reading

Misericordia University hosts virtual African American artist tour and ‘Raisin in the Sun’ reading

From a press release: Misericordia University in Dallas is currently hosting an exhibition titled “The Fine Print,” which highlights the experimental styles of contemporary African American printmakers, in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery until Sunday, March 14. Curated in partnership with Curlee Raven Holton of Raven Fine Art Editions in Easton, the exhibition features 23 […]

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Wilkes University hosts virtual talk with NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’ host Terry Gross on April 25

Wilkes University hosts virtual talk with NPR’s ‘Fresh Air’ host Terry Gross on April 25

From a press release: Terry Gross, National Public Radio’s award-winning host and co-executive producer of “Fresh Air,” will deliver the Wilkes University Max Rosenn Lecture in Law and Humanities on Sunday, April 25. The event begins at 3 p.m. and will broadcast at wilkes.edu/rosenn. The talk was originally scheduled to take place in April of […]

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Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre hosts virtual sketch reading of ‘My Life Is a Sketch’ on Feb. 26

Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre hosts virtual sketch reading of ‘My Life Is a Sketch’ on Feb. 26

From a press release: The Gaslight Theatre Company in Wilkes-Barre will produce a live virtual reading of “My Life Is a Sketch” on Friday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. This original series of six sketches by Alicia Nordstrom will be hosted by Matthew Hinton and produced by Anne Rodella and Mollie Dooley, with stage directions […]

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Enter your pet in Hershey’s Cadbury Bunny Tryouts to win a commercial appearance and $5,000

Enter your pet in Hershey’s Cadbury Bunny Tryouts to win a commercial appearance and $5,000

From a press release: Pets brought many people joy this past year – as coworkers, roommates, companions, and more – so to give them some much-deserved recognition, Cadbury, America’s top Easter brand, is inviting pet parents to let their “fur babies” shine. Animal lovers nationwide can enter their household pets in the third annual Cadbury […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces free virtual Young People’s Theater lineup

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announces free virtual Young People’s Theater lineup

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announced its spring lineup of new all-virtual shows produced for students and young audiences. All six videos in the Young People’s Theater Series are available free of charge to teachers and parents and are available to stream at any time during the duration of […]

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Archbald flutist Samantha Humen wins 2021 Marywood Concerto Competition in Scranton

Archbald flutist Samantha Humen wins 2021 Marywood Concerto Competition in Scranton

From a press release: Samantha Humen, a flutist, piccoloist, and junior music performance major, has been declared the winner of the 2021 Marywood University Concerto Competition. The competition is held each November, and the winner is featured in the Marywood Symphony Orchestra’s spring concert, which is scheduled for Sunday, April 11 this year. Humen, a […]

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Korn and Breaking Benjamin members release new Love and Death album, ‘Perfectly Preserved’

Korn and Breaking Benjamin members release new Love and Death album, ‘Perfectly Preserved’

From a press release: Metal band Love and Death, led by Brian “Head” Welch of Korn and featuring Breaking Benjamin lead guitarist Jasen Rauch as a new full-time member of the group, released their highly anticipated new album “Perfectly Preserved” last Friday, Feb. 12. That night, they celebrated their first album in eight years with […]

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