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The String Cheese Incident touring through tri-state area this November

The String Cheese Incident touring through tri-state area this November

From a press release: The String Cheese Incident announced the first leg of their national headlining tour today, which will take the progressive jam band through Philadelphia, New Jersey, and New York in November. Tickets are available Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. through the band’s website. Coming up, they’ll perform in September at the […]

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First Friday Scranton map for Sept. 5, 2014

First Friday Scranton map for Sept. 5, 2014

The map for First Friday Scranton on Sept. 5 is here: Click here for a printable PDF. 1. AFA Gallery – Mark Chuck, Dana Gabel, and Travis Prince. 2. AFA Gallery (Upstairs) – Michael B. Harris and Judith Snyder. 3. Artwork’s Gallery & Studio – In Color: Rolfe Ross. 4. Bella Faccias Personalized Chocolates, Inc. […]

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Actors Circle holding auditions for ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

Actors Circle holding auditions for ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

From a press release: Actors Circle is holding auditions for “Driving Miss Daisy” by Alfred Uhry this Friday, Sept. 5 and Sunday, Sept. 7 from 7-9 p.m. at the Providence Playhouse (1256 Providence Rd., Scranton). Three characters are needed: an African-American man, about 40; a female, about 60-70; and a male, 40-50. Show dates are […]

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Willie Nelson adds son Lukas to Wilkes-Barre performance

Willie Nelson adds son Lukas to Wilkes-Barre performance

From a press release: There will be an extra family member on hand when Willie Nelson & Family visit the F.M. Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre). It was announced today that Lukas Nelson, Willie’s son, and his band Promise of the Real have been added to the concert, which comes to Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, […]

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Osterhout Library offers chance to win $4,000 Bermuda vacation

From a press release: The Osterhout Free Library announced today that Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is sponsoring a Bermuda Island Getaway Raffle in conjunction with the library’s 125th Anniversary Gala. The gala will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Westmoreland Club (59 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre), with the […]

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‘Prepare for Hell’ when Slipknot and Korn come to Reading and Camden

‘Prepare for Hell’ when Slipknot and Korn come to Reading and Camden

On the heels of releasing their fifth studio album, Slipknot have announced a nationwide tour with Korn and KING 810 that will take them through Pennsylvania and New Jersey in December. The masked Iowans will unleash “.5: The Gray Chapter,” named after their bassist Paul Gray who passed away in 2010, on Oct. 21 (available […]

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Local poets sought for Poetry In Transit bus program

Local poets sought for Poetry In Transit bus program

From a press release: Poetry In Transit, an award-winning community program, invites writers to submit poems to be featured on Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses. The submission deadline for this year’s program is Sept. 22, and the theme for the 2014 program is “Luzerne County local,” so poems should reflect some aspect of this theme. […]

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Rise Against hit Upper Darby and NYC on tour with Touché Amoré and Radkey

From a press release: Rise Against are set to play their first North American dates since the release of their seventh studio album, “The Black Market,” on July 15 on Interscope Records. Highlighted by their marquee slots at all three of the 2014 Riot Fest dates, the tour will touch 22 cities starting Aug. 31 […]

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Makers wanted for inaugural Scranton Mini Maker Faire at Johnson College

Makers wanted for inaugural Scranton Mini Maker Faire at Johnson College

From a press release: Makers, crafters, tech enthusiasts, tinkerers, and even food vendors are all wanted for the inaugural Scranton Mini Maker Faire at Johnson College on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The call for makers, artists, performers, and crafters is open now through Sept. 15. Any groups or individuals interested in presenting […]

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Bayside coming back to Pennsylvania after Warped Tour stop

From a press release: In support of their most recent album “Cult,” which debuted at No. 24 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart, pop punk powerhouse and Hopeless Records recording artist Bayside is gearing up for a short headlining tour that will take the band through Pennsylvania and New York in October. Bayside recently performed […]