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Drew Taylor named executive director of F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

Drew Taylor named executive director of F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Drew Taylor has been announced as the new executive director of the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre. He joined the Kirby Center in June of 2002 and previously served as the downtown venue’s director of operations prior to being named managing director in October of 2019. Before […]

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Dead & Company jams at Bethel Woods on Aug. 23 and Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 28

Dead & Company jams at Bethel Woods on Aug. 23 and Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 28

From a press release: Today, Dead & Company, which features former Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann with John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge, and Jeff Chimenti, announced their national 2021 tour that kicks off on Aug. 16 in Raleigh, North Carolina and runs through Halloween, with a three-night stand at the iconic […]

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Korn and Staind rock The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 14

Korn and Staind rock The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Aug. 14

From a press release: Today, Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum-selling metal band Korn announced a two-month U.S. summer tour featuring the recently reunited hard rock band Staind on all dates. Produced by Live Nation, the coast-to-coast 28-city outing will kick off Aug. 5 in West Palm Beach, Florida and make stops in Long Island, Detroit, Irvine, Phoenix, […]

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Act Out Theatre in Dunmore presents ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Rent’ with young casts May 14-16

Act Out Theatre in Dunmore presents ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Rent’ with young casts May 14-16

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group’s repertory productions of “Rent: School Edition” and Disney’s “Aladdin Kids” will be presented on Friday, May 14 through Sunday, May 16 in Dunmore. Act Out has been working with and following the recommendations of the state and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to bring these shows […]

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Zac Brown Band takes Comeback Tour to Bethel Woods on Aug. 6 and Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 21

Zac Brown Band takes Comeback Tour to Bethel Woods on Aug. 6 and Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 21

From a press release: Today, the multi-platinum-selling Zac Brown Band announced The Comeback Tour, a national run with singer/songwriters Teddy Swims and Ashland Craft that will stop at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in New York on Friday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. and Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey on Saturday, Aug. 21 at […]

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Comedian Jo Koy is ‘Just Kidding’ again at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 21

Comedian Jo Koy is ‘Just Kidding’ again at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 21

From a press release: Due to overwhelming demand, comedian Jo Koy will return to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. as part of his Just Kidding World Tour. Tickets, which are $48.50 and $58.50, plus fees, go on sale to the general public this Friday, May 14 at […]

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NYC comic/actor Cory Fernandez headlines stand-up show at Scranton Comedy Club in Dunmore on May 15

NYC comic/actor Cory Fernandez headlines stand-up show at Scranton Comedy Club in Dunmore on May 15

The Scranton Comedy Club is back in full swing, which means regular pricing has returned for its monthly stand-up shows at the Holiday Inn Scranton East in Dunmore. New York/Los Angeles comedian Cory Fernandez, who has appeared in movies like “Cop Out” starring Tracy Morgan and Bruce Willis and television shows like “Orange Is the […]

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After selling out Bethlehem concert, Sevendust adds 2nd show at SteelStacks on July 8

After selling out Bethlehem concert, Sevendust adds 2nd show at SteelStacks on July 8

From a press release: Last week, it was announced that Atlanta, Georgia metal band Sevendust, who debuted in the late ’90s with three consecutive gold-selling albums and hasn’t stopped recording and touring since, is getting back on the road in June after a long and difficult year for live music. The local stop on their […]

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WWII-era ‘Big Boy’ locomotive restored and returned to Steamtown in Scranton for National Train Day

WWII-era ‘Big Boy’ locomotive restored and returned to Steamtown in Scranton for National Train Day

From a press release: Today, the Steamtown National Historic Site in downtown Scranton announced that its Union Pacific Railroad “Big Boy” No. 4012 has returned to static exhibition in the park following an extended cosmetic restoration, just in time for National Train Day and National Preservation Month. The locomotive was removed from display in 2019 […]

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Children’s Adventure Week summer camps return to Everhart Museum in Scranton on June 21-July 30

Children’s Adventure Week summer camps return to Everhart Museum in Scranton on June 21-July 30

From a press release: Museum Adventure Weeks are back this summer at the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton. Three sessions of summer camp are planned with two unique options for young explorers, both encouraging learning, exploration, and discovery. “Adventures in the Museum” campers will have the opportunity to explore the […]

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