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Scranton play tells Abraham Lincoln assassination story from the witnesses’ side

Scranton play tells Abraham Lincoln assassination story from the witnesses’ side

From a press release: In April of 1865, the lives of those who witnessed the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln changed forever. As the 150th anniversary of this tragic time in American history approaches, an original play written and directed by Scranton playwright Caleb-Matthew C. Williams brings the story of the witnesses to center stage. […]

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Guitar virtuoso Tim Farrell will perform and hold fingerstyle workshop in Honesdale on April 18

Guitar virtuoso Tim Farrell will perform and hold fingerstyle workshop in Honesdale on April 18

From a press release: The Cooperage Project is proud to welcome fingerstyle guitar virtuoso and composer Tim Farrell to The Cooperage in Honesdale on Saturday, April 18, both to perform and to lead a hands-on guitar workshop. Farrell is a highly accomplished guitarist whose roots and influences transcend genre. He has mastered the intricacies of […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Delilah (coonhound) and Mr. Scruffles (Maine coon)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Delilah (coonhound) and Mr. Scruffles (Maine coon)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features one dog, one cat, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal […]

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2015 Vans Warped Tour lineup at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton announced

2015 Vans Warped Tour lineup at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton announced

The 2015 Vans Warped Tour lineup has been announced, mixing artists from many different genres and including some established names among the many younger up-and-coming acts. The Warped Tour will roll through The Pavilion at Montage Mountain (1000 Montage Mountain Rd., Scranton) on July 21. Below is the full list of bands slated to perform […]

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Celebrating 50 years, Gordon Lightfoot takes the ‘Carefree Highway’ to Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 2

Celebrating 50 years, Gordon Lightfoot takes the ‘Carefree Highway’ to Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 2

From a press release: It was announced today that renowned singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot will visit the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50 and $71.50, plus applicable fees, go on sale this Friday, April 10 at 10 a.m. and will […]

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Postmodern Jukebox puts vintage twist on modern pop hits at the Sherman Theater on May 14

Postmodern Jukebox puts vintage twist on modern pop hits at the Sherman Theater on May 14

From a press release: The madness: pop hits of the present performed à la pop hits of the past. Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop” assayed as a doo-wop number; Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” tricked out in flapper jazz; Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me” rendered a 1940s big-band standard. In fact, Scott Bradlee’s method […]

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Leroy Justice brings classic rock for modern times to Hawley on April 11

Leroy Justice brings classic rock for modern times to Hawley on April 11

From a press release: Local American classic rock lovers are in for a treat on Saturday, April 11 at 8 p.m. Jill Carletti, managing director of Harmony Presents, calls their next band, Leroy Justice, “a classic rock legend in the making, displaying the kind of songwriting and arranging skills that have characterized our favorite American […]

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Philly’s award-winning funk/jazz group the Dirk Quinn Band in Hawley on April 10

Philly’s award-winning funk/jazz group the Dirk Quinn Band in Hawley on April 10

From a press release: On Friday, April 10 at 8 p.m., Harmony Presents will showcase a jazz, funk, and improvisation group, the Dirk Quinn Band, at the Hawley Silk Mill. “Fleet-fingered Philadelphia-based guitarist Dirk Quinn could easily be mistaken for the son of legendary rock guitarist Jeff Beck. However, Dirk’s fiery electric work is firmly […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Gracie (basset hound mix) and Knight and Coal (black cats)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Gracie (basset hound mix) and Knight and Coal (black cats)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features one dog, one cat, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal […]

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Paul Thorn brings blues-rock sound to Kirby Center’s Chandelier Lobby on April 17

Paul Thorn brings blues-rock sound to Kirby Center’s Chandelier Lobby on April 17

From a press release: Roots-rock songwriter and performer Paul Thorn will bring his anthemic songs from his new album, Too Blessed to Be Stressed,” to the F.M. Kirby Center’s Chandelier Lobby series on Friday, April 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show, plus fees, are […]