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The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 09/16/14

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 09/16/14

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. *Note: The Beatles’ Mono vinyl releases don’t show up in this chart due […]

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Misericordia University exhibit shows surreal and playful sides of Salvador Dalí

Misericordia University exhibit shows surreal and playful sides of Salvador Dalí

From a press release: The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University is showcasing the print series “The Divine Comedy” and “Dalí: The Halsman Photographs” by Surrealist icon Salvador Dalí from Oct. 4-Dec. 10. In the adjacent MacDonald Gallery, the mixed media exhibit, “Musings of a Private Collector,” will be on display featuring oil paintings, […]

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King’s Theatre to open season with The Who’s rock opera ‘Tommy’

King’s Theatre to open season with The Who’s rock opera ‘Tommy’

From a press release: The King’s College Theatre Department will open the season with performances of the ‘60s rock opera “Tommy,” The Who’s electrifying tale of a catatonic adolescent’s journey into a pinball wizard. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1-4 and Oct. 6 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 4-5 in the […]

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Witness ‘The Faces and Voices of The Blues III’ at the Tripp House

From a press release: On Oct. 4-5, Scranton’s historic Tripp House will be the setting for “The Faces and Voices of The Blues III.” This two-day event, hosted by PocoNotes, will showcase the images of acclaimed documentary photographer Jim Gavenus, the guitar mastery of Nashville blues rocker Patrick Sweany, and a collection of unique instruments […]

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Elvis lives again through the eyes of ‘All the King’s Women’ at Wilkes University

Elvis lives again through the eyes of ‘All the King’s Women’ at Wilkes University

From a press release: Wilkes University Theatre says, “Long live the king!” with its latest production, Luigi Jannuzzi’s comedy “All the King’s Women,” running Sept. 25-28. Directed by Wilkes’ director of theatre Teresa Fallon, “All the King’s Women” explores the cultural impact of “The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Elvis Presley, through the eyes of […]

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Jack Woodbridge returns with new album ‘You Don’t Know Jack’

Jack Woodbridge returns with new album ‘You Don’t Know Jack’

From a press release: As a composer, Jack Woodbridge has scored the music to several films, including “Even in My Dreams,” The Secret Friend,” and “Tom in America.” He has also composed the music and lyrics for the off-Broadway production “The Tale of Tyler T,” as well as the musical revue “Vampire Blues,” so it’s […]

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Learn what a firkin is firsthand at Beer Boys’ Firkin Fall Fest

Learn what a firkin is firsthand at Beer Boys’ Firkin Fall Fest

The Firkin Fall Fest is almost here! Except there’s one problem – what the firk is a firkin?! A firkin is a unit of measurement (about 10.80 gallons or 40.91 liters), but it’s also a small wooden or metal keg used for cask conditioning. The fun part comes when the firkin is tapped. The spout […]

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Acoustic concert and drum circle to be held on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

Acoustic concert and drum circle to be held on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

From a press release: When most people think of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, walking, jogging, biking, and fishing come to mind. Now, they can add music to the list. For the second time this season, a free acoustic concert will be held at the Amphitheater along the Central New Jersey extension of the Lackawanna […]

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Take a guided bird walk down the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

Take a guided bird walk down the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

From a press release: Nature lovers in Northeastern Pennsylvania should remember to look up when they head outdoors, especially when visiting the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail. There are so many interesting varieties of birds to see during fall migration, and those who embark on a Guided Bird Walk hosted by Lackawanna Heritage Valley and the […]

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James Taylor and his All-Star Band booked at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: James Taylor and his All-Star Band are coming to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on Monday, Dec. 1 for an intimate and memorable night. Tickets, priced at $68 and $88, go on sale next Friday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. at ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or via […]