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Philly pop punks The Wonder Years return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 9

Philly pop punks The Wonder Years return to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 9

From a press release: It was announced this week that Philadelphia pop punk band The Wonder Years will be back at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Thursday, Dec. 9. They previously played at the Sherman in 2016 with Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, Moose Blood, and Seaway. Opening acts for this show are TBA. The […]

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EXCLUSIVE: 2021 Steamtown Music Award nominees in 27 categories announced in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: 2021 Steamtown Music Award nominees in 27 categories announced in Scranton

Today, the Electric City Music Conference announced the nominees for the 2021 Steamtown Music Awards. Online voting begins at noon on Thursday, Oct. 14 on the ECMC Facebook page. For the second year, every award will have an online voting component. The online voting will contribute to 50 percent of the vote for each category, […]

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Scranton monument to lawmaker and women’s rights pioneer Marion L. Munley will be unveiled on Oct. 15

Scranton monument to lawmaker and women’s rights pioneer Marion L. Munley will be unveiled on Oct. 15

From a press release: Marion L. Munley, a former member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and pioneer in women’s equality, will become the first woman included in Scranton’s Distinguished Citizens Memorial when her monument is unveiled on Friday, Oct. 15 on the Spruce Street side of the Lackawanna County Courthouse at 1 p.m. Munley […]

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Comedian Bill Burr performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on June 16, 2022

Comedian Bill Burr performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on June 16, 2022

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, and podcast host Bill Burr will perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Thursday, June 16. The show is part of his Live Nation-produced spring/summer 2022 arena and amphitheater tour. “Bill Burr (Slight Return)” will kick off […]

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2 teen casts take on musical ’13’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Oct. 15-17

2 teen casts take on musical ’13’ at Act Out Theatre in Dunmore Oct. 15-17

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present the musical “13” in Dunmore on Friday, Oct. 15 through Sunday, Oct. 17. The Jason Robert Brown production is double cast and features actors from both Luzerne and Lackawanna counties. “Double casting is something we regularly do at Act Out,” said Dan Pittman, the theater’s […]

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Travelocity founder Terry Jones gives business speech at Wilkes University on Oct. 21

Travelocity founder Terry Jones gives business speech at Wilkes University on Oct. 21

From a press release: Terry Jones, founder of travelocity.com and founding chairman of kayak.com, will deliver the Allan P. Kirby Lecture in Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 21. Jones will deliver the lecture “On Innovation: Powerful Ideas to Create a More Innovative Organization” at the Dorothy Dickson Darte […]

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‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 3

‘Jackass’ star Steve-O brings ‘Bucket List’ comedy show to Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 3

From a press release: It was announced today that “Jackass” star, stand-up comedian, stunt performer, and New York Times bestselling author Steve-O will take the stage of the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Friday, Dec. 3 as part of his Bucket List Tour. Every idea on Steve-O’s bucket list was so ill-advised, he never expected […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards announces 2021 performers and presenters for Scranton ceremony

EXCLUSIVE: Steamtown Music Awards announces 2021 performers and presenters for Scranton ceremony

The Electric City Music Conference announced today that the 2021 Steamtown Music Awards will return to The V-Spot in Scranton on Thursday, Nov. 18. The event will again be held both indoors and outdoors, with the parking lot enclosed by a tent. Nominees for the eighth annual awards will be announced on Wednesday, Oct. 13. […]

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Interdisciplinary artist J. Morgan Puett speaks at Marywood University in Scranton on Oct. 20

Interdisciplinary artist J. Morgan Puett speaks at Marywood University in Scranton on Oct. 20

From a press release: The Marywood University Art Department will present a lecture by award-winning interdisciplinary artist J. Morgan Puett as part of its Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture Series on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m. The event will take place in the Comerford Theater, located in the Center for Natural and Health Sciences (206 […]

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Free panel discussion examines pop culture’s view of Scranton at Cultural Center on Oct. 19

Free panel discussion examines pop culture’s view of Scranton at Cultural Center on Oct. 19

From a press release: Scranton is the birthplace of Joe Biden, the current president of the United States, and the hometown of the father of former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. It is the location of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in the NBC sitcom “The Office.” It’s where the Pennsylvania Polka started. It […]

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