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PostSecret exhibit shares anonymous postcard secrets at Misericordia in Dallas April 6-June 9

PostSecret exhibit shares anonymous postcard secrets at Misericordia in Dallas April 6-June 9

From a press release: Featuring a collection of postcards anonymously submitted from around the world, the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University in Dallas is presenting “PostSecretX,” an art installation that explores the impact of secrets, secret-sharing, and artistic expression of secrets among young adults from Saturday, April 6 through Sunday, June 9. The […]

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Striking mural in Marketplace at Steamtown depicts Scranton’s opioid epidemic in new light

Striking mural in Marketplace at Steamtown depicts Scranton’s opioid epidemic in new light

From a press release: A new eye-catching mural addressing the realities of the opioid epidemic has been installed inside of The Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton. Local artist Eric Bussart spray-painted the storefront piece, which addresses an issue that the Department of Health has deemed to be the worst public health crisis in Pennsylvania, […]

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‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

‘Star Wars’-themed Clarks Summit Festival of Ice includes Comic Con with guests Feb. 16-17

The theme of the 2019 Clarks Summit Festival of Ice is “Ice Wars,” a frozen take on “Star Wars,” but if that’s not enough science fiction fantasy for the Abingtons, the annual event will host an Ice Wars Comic Con at Clarks Summit Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 16 and Sunday, Feb. 17. Promoted by […]

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Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University features female art and poetry Jan. 15-March 1

Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University features female art and poetry Jan. 15-March 1

From a press release: The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University will present “Peasant War” and “Sacred Sisters” from Tuesday, Jan. 15 through Friday, March 1, a pair of exhibitions that offer insight into the female perspective through visual arts and poetry. During these exhibits, the Sordoni Art Gallery in Wilkes-Barre will be divided into […]

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Holiday Arts Market returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ screening on Nov. 24

Holiday Arts Market returns to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre with ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ screening on Nov. 24

From a press release: As Small Business Saturday returns to downtown Wilkes-Barre, so will the Holiday Arts Market to the F.M. Kirby Center. The fourth annual Holiday Arts Market will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The afternoon will feature a screening of the 1947 classic holiday film “Miracle […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2018 New York Comic Con Celebrity Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2018 New York Comic Con Celebrity Edition

Earlier this month, I showed you some of the best cosplayers of New York Comic Con – but it wouldn’t be NYCC without the celebrity guests. Held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan on Thursday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 7, New York Comic Con has been bringing in bigger and […]

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Pick the best mac and cheese in the Poconos at bake-off benefit in Stroudsburg on Nov. 4

Pick the best mac and cheese in the Poconos at bake-off benefit in Stroudsburg on Nov. 4

From a press release: Everyone loves mac and cheese, but who makes it the best – home cooks or professionals? As the cold weather arrives in Northeastern Pennsylvania, warm up with some of the area’s best comfort food while supporting the Pocono Arts Council at the Starving Artist Mac & Cheese Bake-Off. The sixth annual […]

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Celebrating its 30th anniversary, AfA Gallery in Scranton holds annual Holiday Auction on Nov. 17

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, AfA Gallery in Scranton holds annual Holiday Auction on Nov. 17

From a press release: The AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton will continue celebrating its 30th anniversary with its annual Holiday Auction on Saturday, Nov. 17, a festive and artistic kickoff to the holiday season. Eat, drink, and bid at the primary fundraiser for Artists for Art, which allows the gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton) to […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2018 New York Comic Con Cosplay Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People, 2018 New York Comic Con Cosplay Edition

Welcome to a place of make believe – New York Comic Con, where you can be yourself by not being yourself. Thousands of people spend hundreds of thousands of hours creating elaborate costumes (cosplay) of their favorite pop culture icons in hopes of luring photographers and boosting their Instagram profiles to land the big fish […]

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‘Wake Up with the Arts’ at free breakfast and talk at Trolley Museum in Scranton on Oct. 5

‘Wake Up with the Arts’ at free breakfast and talk at Trolley Museum in Scranton on Oct. 5

From a press release: Matthew Serio, program director of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, will be the featured speaker at the free “Wake Up with the Arts” breakfast, set for Friday, Oct. 5 at the Electric City Trolley Museum on the property of the Steamtown National Historic Site in downtown Scranton from 8:30 a.m.-10:30 […]

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