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Boyz II Men holds private concert at their former high school in Philadelphia

From a press release: SiriusXM announced on Friday that Boyz II Men will perform a live concert on Oct. 14 from the school where they met, the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, on SiriusXM’s Heart & Soul channel. “Up Close & Personal with Boyz II Men” will feature Boyz II Men, […]

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Scranton artist showing ‘Pete and Pete’-inspired work in Chicago with show’s stars

Scranton artist showing ‘Pete and Pete’-inspired work in Chicago with show’s stars

From a press release: A Scranton pop culture artist has been selected to participate in an art show honoring a 1990s television program at a special event in Chicago, Illinois on Sunday, Oct. 26. Christopher J. Hughes, a pastiche artist who specializes in computer-generated pop culture mash-ups and crossovers featuring well-known characters, was contacted by […]

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Jefferson Starship lands at Lackawanna College on Nov. 8

Jefferson Starship lands at Lackawanna College on Nov. 8

From a press release: Psychedelic rock legends Jefferson Starship will perform as part of the Community Concerts at Lackawanna College on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. as the 2014-2015 concert season continues. Jefferson Starship prevails as one of the most critically acclaimed touring acts today. Steeped in the fantastic realms of science fiction and […]

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The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 10/07/14

The Top 12 DVDs in NEPA, 10/07/14

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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The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 10/07/14

The Top 40 albums in NEPA, 10/07/14

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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Harlem Globetrotters return to Wilkes-Barre to face ‘Washington Generals’ Revenge’

Harlem Globetrotters return to Wilkes-Barre to face ‘Washington Generals’ Revenge’

From a press release: The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet, will bring their unrivaled family show to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. during the Harlem Globetrotters 2015 “Washington Generals’ Revenge” tour. The Globetrotters will face a […]

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One-man band Stovepipe Stover plays free show at Gallery of Sound

One-man band Stovepipe Stover plays free show at Gallery of Sound

Stovepipe Stover has been described as “lo-fi indie folk escapism at its finest,” so if that sounds like an intriguing evening, then stop by the Gallery of Sound in Wilkes-Barre tomorrow night to see this one-man band in action. Based out of Northern Michigan, Justin Stover sings, plays guitar and banjo, and plays drums with […]

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Scranton Cultural Center joins attempt to break world record for largest ‘Thriller’ dance

From a press release: On Oct. 25 at 5 p.m., tens of thousands of dancers throughout the world will come together for “Thrill the World,” a global flash mob which attempts to break the world record for “Largest Simultaneous Dance to Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller.’” This year, the Scranton Cultural Center will join the celebration, which […]

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NEPA Bartender’s Ball recognizes industry members and holds awards ceremony

NEPA Bartender’s Ball recognizes industry members and holds awards ceremony

From a press release: James T. Graham, president of Graham Public Relations, announced on Tuesday that the Northeastern Pennsylvania Bartender’s Ball will be held on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton. The event will recognize bar and restaurant industry members who own, manage, or work in […]

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NEPA author Brandon Halsey signs new horror novel ‘Bliss’ at FANtom Fest

NEPA author Brandon Halsey signs new horror novel ‘Bliss’ at FANtom Fest

From a press release: After a successful debut at last month’s Mr. Hush Weekend of Fear in Wilkes-Barre, author Brandon Halsey will be signing copies of his new horror novel, “Bliss,” at this weekend’s FANtom Fest in Scranton. The NEPA native is the author of an oeuvre both abundant and diverse: novels, poems, and essays […]