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After sold-out premiere, ‘Agnes’ documentary adds 2 showings at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 29

After sold-out premiere, ‘Agnes’ documentary adds 2 showings at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 29

From a press release: After the first screening sold out in just a few days, the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre has added a second and third showing of “Agnes” on Wednesday, June 29 due to popular demand. The new 90-minute documentary premiered to a crowd of 1,800 people at the Kirby Center on Thursday, […]

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Lehighton hard rock band Another Day Dawns signs with Century Media Records for next album

Lehighton hard rock band Another Day Dawns signs with Century Media Records for next album

From a press release: After recently opening for multi-platinum alternative rockers Fuel, fellow Lehigh Valley Pennsylvanians Another Day Dawns announced that they have signed to Century Media Records in partnership with The Orchard. “It’s honestly been a dream come true,” frontman Dakota Sean started. “We’ve been working towards this goal ever since we were kids […]

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Free ‘Wake Up with the Arts’ breakfast highlights small businesses in Lackawanna County on June 30

Free ‘Wake Up with the Arts’ breakfast highlights small businesses in Lackawanna County on June 30

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department will celebrate the diverse array of small businesses in Northeastern Pennsylvania with a free “Wake Up with the Arts” breakfast, workshop, and panel discussion on creative entrepreneurship on Thursday, June 30. The new shopnepatoday.com website, a local directory of creative businesses and services along […]

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German heavy metal legends Accept get ‘Mean’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 20

German heavy metal legends Accept get ‘Mean’ at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Oct. 20

From a press release: Legendary German heavy metal band Accept will bring their Too Mean to Die Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, Oct. 20. This North American headlining tour features Narcotic Wasteland as support. Fans can expect a diverse setlist of new and classic tracks, plus mega-hits “Balls to the Wall,” […]

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NEPA Horror Fest hosts Spooky Summer II with music, movies, and more at Circle Drive-In on June 25

NEPA Horror Fest hosts Spooky Summer II with music, movies, and more at Circle Drive-In on June 25

From a press release: Live music, iconic horror films, a celebrity meet and greet, and a one-of-a-kind marketplace will be some of the highlights of Spooky Summer II, an outdoor event hosted by the NEPA Horror Fest and Scranton DIY Punk Collective at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, June 25. The […]

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Judas Priest celebrates ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 19

Judas Priest celebrates ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 19

From a press release: One of metal music’s all-time greats, Judas Priest, will get the opportunity to celebrate their 50th anniversary again this year with the launch of a new North American fall tour featuring classic progressive metal band Queensrÿche as the opening act. The 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour is being fueled by the […]

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After 35 years, animated ‘G.I. Joe: The Movie’ receives theatrical release in NEPA on June 23-25

After 35 years, animated ‘G.I. Joe: The Movie’ receives theatrical release in NEPA on June 23-25

From a press release: Fathom Events and Hasbro are bringing the classic 1987 action/adventure animated film “G.I. Joe: The Movie” to select movie theaters nationwide on Thursday, June 23 and Saturday, June 25 in celebration of its 35th anniversary. After “The Transformers: The Movie” failed to perform at the box office in 1986, “G.I. Joe: […]

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Steamtown Music Awards honor Old Friends and Main St. Jukebox owner Tom LeFevre with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Steamtown Music Awards honor Old Friends and Main St. Jukebox owner Tom LeFevre with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Today, organizers of the Electric City Music Conference announced that two Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented at the 2022 Steamtown Music Awards ceremony. The ninth annual local music awards will honor legendary Scranton roots rock band Old Friends and Tom LeFevre, the owner and operator of Stroudsburg record store Main Street Jukebox. The award […]

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3rd annual NEPA Gives raises over $1.1 million for 212 local nonprofits in one day

3rd annual NEPA Gives raises over $1.1 million for 212 local nonprofits in one day

From a press release: In just 24 hours, over 225 local nonprofit organizations worked together across seven counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania to collectively raise a total of $1,119,661 during the third annual NEPA Gives event on Friday, June 3. Promoted as the single largest day of philanthropy in Northeastern Pennsylvania, NEPA Gives was hosted by […]

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After sold-out release party, Motionless In White will meet more fans in Wilkes-Barre at Gallery of Sound on June 12

After sold-out release party, Motionless In White will meet more fans in Wilkes-Barre at Gallery of Sound on June 12

From a press release: Two weeks ago, Scranton metal band Motionless In White announced that they would hold a release party for their new album at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, June 10. This listening party, meet and greet, and Q&A sold out within hours, so the nearby Gallery of Sound in […]

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