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‘Second Nature’ virtual art exhibit combines writing and drawing at Penn College in Williamsport through April 9

‘Second Nature’ virtual art exhibit combines writing and drawing at Penn College in Williamsport through April 9

From a press release: An area graphic designer’s 100-day dedication to a drawing and writing practice has culminated in an exhibit at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport. “Second Nature,” featuring works by Sarah Patterson, also offers inspiration on establishing a journaling routine. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Gallery at Penn College is […]

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Lackawanna Historical Society shares student photojournalism documenting pandemic on Feb. 14

Lackawanna Historical Society shares student photojournalism documenting pandemic on Feb. 14

From a press release: On Valentine’s Day, the Lackawanna Historical Society in Scranton will present a virtual love letter to the community and debut “Every Picture Tells a Story,” a photojournalism project capturing Northeastern Pennsylvania during quarantine. A short Zoom meeting and video premiere will be held on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 1 p.m. to […]

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First-ever Scranton Ice Festival debuts downtown on Feb. 5-7

First-ever Scranton Ice Festival debuts downtown on Feb. 5-7

From a press release: In the hopes of bringing visitors to downtown Scranton to support small businesses during a difficult year and historically slow retail month, a planning committee has formed to host the inaugural Scranton Ice Festival, led by a small grassroots group of community-minded volunteers in partnership with First Friday Scranton, Scranton Tomorrow, […]

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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, […]