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Scranton Fringe Fest moves Big Gay StorySlam to June 6 for LGBT Pride Month at Scranton Cultural Center

Scranton Fringe Fest moves Big Gay StorySlam to June 6 for LGBT Pride Month at Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: Breaking out of the long-running Scranton StorySlam series, the Big Gay StorySlam is a celebration of LGBTQ+ voices, welcoming members of the community to share their stories of triumph, disappointment, humor, and heartbreak with supportive audiences. The joy of a StorySlam is that any kind of yarn can be spun, so […]

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Phish returns to Hershey for 1st time in 10 years for Giant Center shows Aug. 11-12

Phish returns to Hershey for 1st time in 10 years for Giant Center shows Aug. 11-12

From a press release: Today, quintessential jam band Phish announced that they will embark on a 27-date summer tour that includes a return to Hershey, Pennsylvania for the first time in a decade. The national run begins on the West Coast at the Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon and culminates with the band’s 10th […]

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famers James Taylor and Jackson Browne perform at Giant Center in Hershey on June 18

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers James Taylor and Jackson Browne perform at Giant Center in Hershey on June 18

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Famer James Taylor, one of the bestselling musicians of all time, will perform with his all-star band at the Giant Center in Hershey on Thursday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. with fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee […]

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‘Llama Llama’ children’s books become a musical at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

‘Llama Llama’ children’s books become a musical at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on April 4

From a press release: “Llama Llama Live,” a new musical by Bay Area Children’s Theatre inspired by the bestselling “Llama Llama Red Pajama” series of picture books by the late Anna Dewdney, is touring to 40 theaters throughout the United States and Canada, including the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, April 4 at […]

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Rock band Saving Abel returns to Stage West in Scranton on March 7

Rock band Saving Abel returns to Stage West in Scranton on March 7

From a press release: It was announced this week that gold-selling “Tennessippi” rock band Saving Abel, known for songs like “Addicted,” “Drowning (Face Down),” “18 Days,” “The Sex Is Good,” and “Stupid Girl (Only in Hollywood),” will return to Stage West in Scranton on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Local rockers Another Day Dawns from Lehighton and […]

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Nickelback plays ‘All the Right Reasons’ live with Stone Temple Pilots at Hersheypark Stadium on July 11

Nickelback plays ‘All the Right Reasons’ live with Stone Temple Pilots at Hersheypark Stadium on July 11

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum Canadian rock band Nickelback will hit the road this summer, bringing some of their biggest hits to venues across North America. This 2020 headlining tour will celebrate the 15th anniversary of their diamond-certified album “All the Right Reasons” by performing the record in its entirety, […]

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Alice Cooper rocks Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with Tesla and Lita Ford on June 17

Alice Cooper rocks Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with Tesla and Lita Ford on June 17

From a press release: Today, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper announced his summer 2020 tour plans – he will be touring North America with multi-platinum rock band Tesla and special guest Lita Ford, the “Queen of Metal.” Cooper has extended his “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” show, which debuted last summer, into […]

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Leadership Wilkes-Barre hosts batik art fundraiser for Verve Vertu Art Studio in Dallas on Feb. 8

Leadership Wilkes-Barre hosts batik art fundraiser for Verve Vertu Art Studio in Dallas on Feb. 8

From a press release: Verve Vertu Art Studio is an arts apprentice studio located in Dallas, Pennsylvania developed in conjunction with the Deutsch Institute in Scranton. It focuses on tapping into the creative energy of individuals living with emotional, physical, and intellectual development disabilities. Verve Vertu (Verve, meaning high energy, and Vertu, meaning excellence in […]

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Music Box Dinner Playhouse is alive with ‘The Sound of Music’ in Swoyersville Jan. 25-Feb. 16

Music Box Dinner Playhouse is alive with ‘The Sound of Music’ in Swoyersville Jan. 25-Feb. 16

From a press release: The Music Box Dinner Playhouse in Swoyersville will present the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical “The Sound of Music” from Saturday, Jan. 25 through Sunday, Feb. 16. Best known for the Academy Award-winning film adaptation starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer in 1965, “The Sound of Music” follows Maria, a young […]

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‘Get Folked’ by Boston singer/songwriter Adam Ezra in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 26

‘Get Folked’ by Boston singer/songwriter Adam Ezra in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 26

From a press release: It’s difficult to impart the roots-steeped, road-trippin’ essence of the Adam Ezra Group into a single word, but frontman Adam Ezra nonetheless keeps one in mind as something of a mantra: community. Community is epitomized by a belief that has long doubled as a mission statement for the Boston group – […]

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