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First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

From a press release: After several years of talks, meetings, and planning, the inaugural Lackawanna County Heritage Fair will finally be held on Wednesday, May 29 through Sunday, June 2 at Montage Mountain Resorts in Scranton. This celebration of the food, culture, and history of the Scranton area will bring families, friends, and cultures together […]

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Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo showcases DIY culture in Scranton on June 8

Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo showcases DIY culture in Scranton on June 8

From a press release: Cultivated in the coal mine lands of Northeast Pennsylvania, the new Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo will bring the local DIY subculture to the forefront on Saturday, June 8. Two hours from New York City and Philadelphia in either direction, Scranton is a town of artistic miscreants, urban […]

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Blogger, author, and recovering addict Tiffany Jenkins speaks at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

Blogger, author, and recovering addict Tiffany Jenkins speaks at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on June 19

From a press release: Tiffany Jenkins is a wife, mother, author, content creator, and recovering addict. Best known for her blog, Juggling the Jenkins, and hilarious viral Facebook videos, Jenkins speaks shamelessly, openly, and honestly about her past and addiction, as well as her struggles with depression and anxiety. She will appear live at the […]

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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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Get insight into Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ with ‘I Heard You Paint Houses’ author in Scranton on March 23

Get insight into Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ with ‘I Heard You Paint Houses’ author in Scranton on March 23

In a press conference held at The Ritz Theater in downtown Scranton two weeks ago, the Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival announced its 2019 film selections and planned programming in venues throughout downtown Scranton and Waverly on Friday, March 22 through Sunday, March 24. One of the events that stuck out immediately was the appearance of […]

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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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New book ‘Well-Behaved Taverns Seldom Make History’ tours Pennsylvania pubs with rebellious histories

New book ‘Well-Behaved Taverns Seldom Make History’ tours Pennsylvania pubs with rebellious histories

From a press release: The insurrectionist past of the Wooden Keg Tavern in St. Clair is one of many exciting stories that comes to life in “Well-Behaved Taverns Seldom Make History: Pennsylvania Pubs Where Rabble-Rousers and Rum Runners Stirred up Revolutions,” a new book from Sunbury Press in Mechanicsburg. Author M. Diane McCormick takes a […]

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Celebrate Christmas in July with ‘Christmas Vacation’ and book market at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

Celebrate Christmas in July with ‘Christmas Vacation’ and book market at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

From a press release: It’s almost halfway to Christmas, so the Lackawanna Historical Society will celebrate Christmas in July with a literary marketplace and cult classic movie screening at the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Wednesday, July 25, complete with holiday music and Christmas decorations. Gates at the drive-in theater (1911 Scranton/Carbondale Hwy., Dickson […]

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Local ladies read poetry for free at The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit on June 23

Local ladies read poetry for free at The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit on June 23

From a press release: Two Scranton writers will perform their poetry at The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit on Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. Aptly named “Two Local Ladies Read Poetry,” Laurel Radzieski and Daryl Sznyter will offer selections from their published works. Radzieski’s most recent work, “Red Mother,” is a book of short […]

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