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Scranton Fringe announces 2016 festival and application dates

Scranton Fringe announces 2016 festival and application dates

From a press release: The Scranton Fringe Festival is officially moving forward with the planning of a second year. “Scranton Fringe’s inaugural festival was so well-received that we’ve decided to make it an annual event,” said co-founder and Executive Director Conor O’Brien. The 2016 Scranton Fringe Festival will be held in multiple venues in downtown […]

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Documentary about Holocaust survivor ‘Blue Tattoo’ screens Jan. 24 at The Cooperage in Honesdale

Documentary about Holocaust survivor ‘Blue Tattoo’ screens Jan. 24 at The Cooperage in Honesdale

From a press release: At first glance, Dina Rosenberg Jacobson and Joe Crookston seemed like unlikely collaborators. When they were introduced in 2008, the 86-year-old Holocaust survivor with white hair and a tattooed left forearm and the youthful folk singer/songwriter from Ithaca, New York came from different worlds. But Jacobson’s story inspired Crookston to write […]

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Opening night of TED 2016: Dream conference broadcast live to NEPA theaters on Feb. 15

Opening night of TED 2016: Dream conference broadcast live to NEPA theaters on Feb. 15

From a press release: BY Experience, in association with Fathom Events, is proud to present the opening night of TED’s flagship annual conference – broadcast live to select cinemas nationwide for the first time in the organization’s history. “TED2016: Dream ‘Opening Night’ Live in Cinemas” will debut in movie theaters on Monday, Feb. 15 live […]

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VIDEO: An interview with 3 actresses playing Ophelia in 3 very different local interpretations of ‘Hamlet’

“‘Tis in my memory lock’d, And you yourself shall keep the key of it.” The New Vintage Ensemble, Little Theatre of Wilkes Barre, and Gaslight Theatre Company are presenting three very different portrayals of the character Ophelia, the tragic young noblewoman in William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” throughout the month of January. Local filmmaker Lindsay Barrasse of […]

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Eugene O’Neill play ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten’ comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 25

Eugene O’Neill play ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten’ comes to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 25

From a press release: “A Moon for the Misbegotten,” the final play written by four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author Eugene O’Neill, will be performed by Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre Company at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $18, $28, and $38, plus fees, are on sale […]

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Country star Luke Bryan will ‘Kill the Lights’ at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 21

Country star Luke Bryan will ‘Kill the Lights’ at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on July 21

From a press release: The second leg of country star Luke Bryan‘s “Kill the Lights Tour” has been announced, which includes a stop at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Thursday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m. Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch will be opening the show. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. […]

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It’s official – Camp Bisco returns to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton July 14-16

It’s official – Camp Bisco returns to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton July 14-16

We all knew it was happening, but now it’s official – Camp Bisco is coming back to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton July 14-16. Founded by the Disco Biscuits, a Philadelphia electronic jamband, the annual music festival has been running since 1999 and moved to Montage last year. The band posted the following […]

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‘Rhythm in the Night: The Irish Spectacular’ steps into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 13

‘Rhythm in the Night: The Irish Spectacular’ steps into Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 13

From a press release: “Rhythm in the Night: The Irish Dance Spectacular” has turned the age-old form into the most exciting new Irish dance performance ever to be experienced and will take the stage at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, March 13 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $20, $25, and $37.50, […]

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The Top 22 bestselling albums in Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2015

The Top 22 bestselling albums in Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2015

Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound has released a list of the bestselling albums in 2015 in their three Northeastern Pennsylvania stores, and it shows just how diverse the musical tastes of the area really are. There are 24 albums listed below, but Five Finger Death Punch and Iron Maiden are listed twice due to sales […]

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A Northeastern Pennsylvania tribute to the late David Bowie – the Thin White Duke in Scranton

A Northeastern Pennsylvania tribute to the late David Bowie – the Thin White Duke in Scranton

Just two days following his 69th birthday, David Bowie passed away on Sunday, Jan. 10 after battling cancer over the last 18 months. It has been almost 12 years since the Thin White Duke graced Northeastern Pennsylvania with his awe-inspiring presence, but judging by the local reactions on social media to his untimely death, he […]