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‘Survivor’ casting call back at Mohegan Sun in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 17

‘Survivor’ casting call back at Mohegan Sun in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 17

From a press release: CBS’s hit reality show, “Survivor,” is coming back to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre for a contestant casting call on Monday, Nov. 17. If you think you have what it takes to outwit, outplay and outlast your competitors, you’ll have your chance to try out from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. […]

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Hello, Jerry: Seinfeld returns to the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 19

Hello, Jerry: Seinfeld returns to the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 19

From a press release: America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. Seinfeld, who sold out the Kirby Center for two consecutive nights in 2012, has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little […]

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Linkin Park 2015 tour with Rise Against and Of Mice & Men comes to Hershey

Linkin Park 2015 tour with Rise Against and Of Mice & Men comes to Hershey

Named after their sixth studio album, Linkin Park has announced “The Hunting Party Tour,” an early 2015 winter trek with Rise Against and Of Mice & Men. The California nu metal band is still going strong, releasing one of the year’s bestselling albums on June 13. Rise Against and Of Mice & Men also have […]

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‘Teenagers from Outer Space’ invade the Scranton Cultural Center

‘Teenagers from Outer Space’ invade the Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: This month’s installment of “Bad Movie Thursdays with Mystery Science Theater 3000” at the Scranton Cultural Center features a terrible but zany little sci-fi confection from 1959 called “Teenagers from Outer Space.” When aliens who arrive on Earth with a plan to conquer the planet, hunky teen alien Derek rebels against […]

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Wyoming Seminary Players undergo ‘Metamorphoses’

Wyoming Seminary Players undergo ‘Metamorphoses’

From a press release: A man with the golden touch seeks an end to his curse, while another man can never find enough to eat. One couple is separated by Death at their wedding, while another is joined together for eternity when they die. These ancient stories and more are presented in Mary Zimmerman’s Tony […]

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Everyday beauty of NEPA’s suburban landscapes captured in realistic, yet abstract paintings

Everyday beauty of NEPA’s suburban landscapes captured in realistic, yet abstract paintings

'Here and There: Paintings by Nina Davidowitz' runs through Nov. 21 at the University of Scranton

From a press release: The University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery will showcase the beauty that can be found in suburban architecture in Northeastern Pennsylvania in an exhibit that runs until Friday, Nov. 21. “Here and There: Paintings by Nina Davidowitz” will be on display in the gallery located on the fourth floor of Hyland […]

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Fall edition of NEPA Blogfest to be held Oct. 30 in Pittston

Fall edition of NEPA Blogfest to be held Oct. 30 in Pittston

From a press release: Northeastern Pennsylvania bloggers will be hosting the 9th semi-annual Blogfest on Thursday, Oct. 30, an informal gathering of bloggers, candidates for office, elected officials, and anyone interested in politics or blogging. Held at The Red Mill (340 S. Main St., Pittston) at 6 p.m., there is no charge for admission. Since […]

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The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 10/28/14

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 10/28/14

Each week, Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound provides NEPA Scene with the Top 40 best-selling albums in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. Every album is followed by its rank from the week before. “D” indicates a debut this week.

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The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 10/28/14

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 10/28/14

Each week, Joe Nardone’s Gallery of Sound provides NEPA Scene with the Top 12 best-selling DVDs in its Northeastern Pennsylvania stores from the previous week. Every album is followed by its rank from the week before. “D” indicates a debut this week.

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Scranton will host its own performing arts Fringe Festival in 2015

Scranton will host its own performing arts Fringe Festival in 2015

From a press release: The Edinburgh Fringe Festival first took place in August 1947 and has since inspired communities worldwide to develop their own versions of this engaging performing arts-based model. In October 2015, Scranton will join the ranks of New York, Orlando, Chicago, Kansas City, and many other U.S. cities as the host of […]