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Everhart Museum in Scranton closes until February of 2021 due to COVID-19 surge

Everhart Museum in Scranton closes until February of 2021 due to COVID-19 surge

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge in Northeastern Pennsylvania, many Scranton restaurants and small businesses have been forced to close temporarily after employees tested positive for the virus. Others have shut their doors to protect their own staff members and customers. Today, the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in […]

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Diamond City Dine Out debuts with food specials, art, and music in downtown Wilkes-Barre through Oct. 31

Diamond City Dine Out debuts with food specials, art, and music in downtown Wilkes-Barre through Oct. 31

From a press release: The inaugural Diamond City Dine Out is in full swing in downtown Wilkes-Barre. All this week through Saturday, Oct. 31, local residents and visitors can enjoy dining specials at downtown restaurants, plus live musical performances, open houses at art galleries, pop-up art exhibits in restaurants, and more, organized by the nonprofit […]

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F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre holds holiday auction online Nov. 11-13

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre holds holiday auction online Nov. 11-13

From a press release: Today, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Wilkes-Barre announced an online auction called “Shop from Home for the Holidays” that begins on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. and runs through Friday, Nov. 13 at noon. The silent auction will take place on the Kirby Center Facebook […]

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Plains Little League baseball photo wins Little League Photo Contest in South Williamsport

Plains Little League baseball photo wins Little League Photo Contest in South Williamsport

From a press release: As the summer comes to an end, Little League International in South Williamsport has announced the winners of the 2020 Little League Photo Contest. Held in coordination with the launch of Little League’s new look, mission, and logo on June 6, the Little League Photo Contest ran from mid-June through mid-September […]

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Lackawanna County artists and nonprofits can apply for COVID-19 Creative Community Grants through Sept. 15

Lackawanna County artists and nonprofits can apply for COVID-19 Creative Community Grants through Sept. 15

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department is offering individual artists, nonprofit organizations, and municipalities the opportunity to apply for a Lackawanna County Arts and Culture COVID-19 Creative Community Grant for a variety of projects that provide the community with positive arts experiences. The activities can fall into the following categories: […]

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Scranton artist Miranda Pikul reinvents art show for COVID-19 at Wonderstone Gallery in Dunmore on Aug. 8

Scranton artist Miranda Pikul reinvents art show for COVID-19 at Wonderstone Gallery in Dunmore on Aug. 8

From a press release: A studio art major at the University of California, Los Angeles, Scranton native Miranda Pikul is home for the summer hoping the coronavirus outbreak in Southern California subsides soon. In the meantime, she hasn’t let COVID-19 cramp her creativity. She’ll share her recent work at a new exhibit opening in person […]

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New mural on Leonard Theater in Scranton invokes African American history and call to action

New mural on Leonard Theater in Scranton invokes African American history and call to action

From a press release: Locals who have driven on Adams Avenue in downtown Scranton over the past week may have noticed a new mural on the side of The Leonard Theater building. With bright typography that reads “Human, After All” and imagery of poplar leaves and flowers, the social justice artwork was completed on Sunday, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA – (mostly) masked musicians in Wilkes-Barre

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA – (mostly) masked musicians in Wilkes-Barre

Take some advice from Tigers Jaw, University Drive, The Mule Team, Blind Choice, James Barrett, Lifer, Esta Coda, concert photographers, etc. – wear your damn mask. (For you nitpickers, those who aren’t wearing masks or have them pulled down put them right back on after the picture.) These photos were taken at “Come Together: A […]

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Historic Hawley building becomes the Hawley Hub for art, theatre, dance, yoga, and more

Historic Hawley building becomes the Hawley Hub for art, theatre, dance, yoga, and more

From a press release: The Hawley Hub, an innovative new project taking place in downtown Hawley, is putting out a call for all dreamers, makers, movers, shakers, and self-recreators. The Hawley Hub has reclaimed the old Murray building on Main Avenue as a multi-purpose space for the community with an emphasis on the arts and […]

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Scranton Cultural Center announces new Director of Development Betsy McGrath Ardizoni

Scranton Cultural Center announces new Director of Development Betsy McGrath Ardizoni

From a press release: Today, the board of directors of the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple and its executive director, Deborah Moran Peterson, announced Betsy McGrath Ardizoni as the organization’s director of development. Ardizoni joined the Scranton Cultural Center as its development director in January. “As the organization embarks on capital projects to […]

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