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PATAsphere celebrates 5 years of performing arts education in Dallas with new musical, summer training, and more

PATAsphere celebrates 5 years of performing arts education in Dallas with new musical, summer training, and more

From a press release: PATAsphere, a nonprofit organization based in Dallas also known as PATA, is a one-of-a-kind, intensive performing arts training academy. Founded in 2014 by Dr. Cari Tellis, a voice specialist and professor at Misericordia University, PATA was created to bring state-of-the-art instruction in voice, dance, and drama to both beginner and established […]

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Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ Pride Series events across Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area throughout June

Queer NEPA hosts LGBTQ Pride Series events across Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area throughout June

From a press release: Local LGBTQ+ activists Queer NEPA have announced a full month of events in June for the organization’s second annual Pride Series celebrating queer resilience and identity. Coinciding once again with national LGBT Pride Month, this year also marks the historic 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising of 1969, which was a […]

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Peach Music Festival in Scranton adds Warren Haynes with Grace Potter, new guitar pull, and more

Peach Music Festival in Scranton adds Warren Haynes with Grace Potter, new guitar pull, and more

From a press release: Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule and Grace Potter will perform together in a special set as part of the eighth annual Peach Music Festival at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain and Montage Mountain Waterpark in Scranton, organizers announced today. In addition, this year’s festival will now feature its inaugural Peach Guitar […]

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Pop band Walk the Moon headlines 98.5 KRZ Summer Smash at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 19

Pop band Walk the Moon headlines 98.5 KRZ Summer Smash at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 19

From a press release: Entercom and 98.5 KRZ have announced the official lineup of Summer Smash 2019, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton pop radio station’s annual kickoff to summer concert. Featuring pop hitmakers Walk the Moon, In Real Life, Rachel Crow, and Johnny Orlando, the event will take place at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, […]

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Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, releases full debut album July 12

Glitterer, solo project of Title Fight’s Ned Russin, releases full debut album July 12

From a press release: Kingston punk/shoegaze band Title Fight rose from local favorites to international fame with three acclaimed studio albums, but in the last few years, the young musicians have taken time off to live life and focus on other projects, playing only sporadic shows like a benefit with Turnstile last year. Bassist/vocalist Ned […]

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Honoring Fred Rogers, Pennsylvania declares May 23 ‘1-4-3 Day,’ encourages acts of kindness

Honoring Fred Rogers, Pennsylvania declares May 23 ‘1-4-3 Day,’ encourages acts of kindness

From a press release: Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed Thursday, May 23 as “1-4-3 Day” in Pennsylvania in honor of television personality Fred Rogers’ favorite number and has issued a challenge to all Pennsylvanians to show neighbors more kindness to one another. Pennsylvania native Fred Rogers, best known as Mister Rogers, regularly used 1-4-3 as […]

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Alan Parsons Live Project will rock Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 22

Alan Parsons Live Project will rock Scranton Cultural Center on Sept. 22

From a press release: It was announced today that legendary audio engineer, record producer, songwriter, and musician Alan Parsons will bring his multi-platinum-selling progressive rock band, the Alan Parsons Live Project, to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Sunday, Sept. 22. Parsons’ latest solo album, “The Secret,” was recently released on April […]

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First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

From a press release: After several years of talks, meetings, and planning, the inaugural Lackawanna County Heritage Fair will finally be held on Wednesday, May 29 through Sunday, June 2 at Montage Mountain Resorts in Scranton. This celebration of the food, culture, and history of the Scranton area will bring families, friends, and cultures together […]

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Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo showcases DIY culture in Scranton on June 8

Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo showcases DIY culture in Scranton on June 8

From a press release: Cultivated in the coal mine lands of Northeast Pennsylvania, the new Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo will bring the local DIY subculture to the forefront on Saturday, June 8. Two hours from New York City and Philadelphia in either direction, Scranton is a town of artistic miscreants, urban […]

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Country star Wynonna Judd brings the Big Noise to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 4

Country star Wynonna Judd brings the Big Noise to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 4

From a press release: It was announced this week that multi-platinum country singer Wynonna Judd and her band, the Big Noise, will perform at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $30 for regular reserved seating and $35 for premium reserved seating, go on sale this Friday, […]

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