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Queer NEPA hosts ‘Queer Night In’ live stream on June 27 for LGBTQ Pride Month

Queer NEPA hosts ‘Queer Night In’ live stream on June 27 for LGBTQ Pride Month

From a press release: Local LGBTQ+ activists Queer NEPA typically celebrate national LGBTQ Pride Month with a series of events across Northeastern Pennsylvania every June. The coronavirus pandemic has changed those plans this year, but not canceled them. On Saturday, June 27 at 7 p.m., Queer NEPA will host “Queer Night In: A Charity Livestream” […]

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New book about ‘The Office’ tells ‘Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s’

New book about ‘The Office’ tells ‘Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s’

From a press release: When did you last hang out with Jim, Pam, Dwight, Michael, and the rest of the Scranton branch of Dunder Mifflin? It might have been back in 2013, when “The Office” finale aired… or it might have been last night, when you watched three episodes in a row. But either way, […]

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Misericordia University professors discuss race and superheroes in new book ‘All New, All Different?’

Misericordia University professors discuss race and superheroes in new book ‘All New, All Different?’

From a press release: Misericordia University professors Allan W. Austin, Ph.D., and Patrick L. Hamilton, Ph.D., will discuss their new book, “All New, All Different? A History of Race and the American Superhero,” during a Friends of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library lecture and book signing on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. in […]

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Bestselling humorist David Sedaris delivers free talk and book signing at Scranton Cultural Center on April 6

Bestselling humorist David Sedaris delivers free talk and book signing at Scranton Cultural Center on April 6

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Library System’s Matthew F. Flynn Library Lecture Series has announced that bestselling author and humorist David Sedaris is 2020’s American Masters Lecture speaker. Sedaris is the author of 11 collections of essays, many of which appeared first in The New Yorker. The titles of his books alone suggest […]

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Bestselling author Mitch Albom speaks and signs books at Theater at North in Scranton on Nov. 12

Bestselling author Mitch Albom speaks and signs books at Theater at North in Scranton on Nov. 12

From a press release: Hospice of the Sacred Heart will present an evening with bestselling author and sports journalist Mitch Albom at The Theater at North in Scranton. The speaking event and book signing will be held on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. Albom’s books have sold over 39 million copies and have been […]

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Metal band Prosody and author Steve Corbett release the demon of ‘Blood Red Syrah’

For decades, Steve Corbett shook up newspapers and radio waves in Northeastern Pennsylvania with his strong political views and in-your-face reporting before transitioning into a less brutal and bloody profession last year – horror/thriller novelist. “Blood Red Syrah” was released in September of 2018, and while Corbett is just as opinionated and rabble-rousing as ever, […]

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Author Amye Archer talks about school shooting survivors at Marywood University in Scranton on Dec. 9

Author Amye Archer talks about school shooting survivors at Marywood University in Scranton on Dec. 9

From a press release: Marywood University’s Department of Communication, Language, and Literature will host the next entry in its “An Evening with Authors” series with Amye Archer, co-editor of the book “If I Don’t Make It, I Love You: Survivors in the Aftermath of School Shootings.” The free event will take place on Monday, Dec. […]

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Marywood University holds fall book swap and sale in Scranton Nov. 18-22

Marywood University holds fall book swap and sale in Scranton Nov. 18-22

From a press release: Marywood University will hold its fall book swap and sale from Monday, Nov. 18 at noon through Friday, Nov. 22 at 1 p.m. in the Learning Commons Lobby on the university’s campus in Scranton. This event is free and open to the public. Proceeds from Tuesday’s sale will benefit the English […]

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Scranton Comic Con assembles artists, writers, wrestlers, and cosplayers at Radisson Hotel on Nov. 24

Scranton Comic Con assembles artists, writers, wrestlers, and cosplayers at Radisson Hotel on Nov. 24

From a press release: The Scranton Comic Book Convention will return to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel for its fall edition on Sunday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., gathering writers, artists, cosplayers, vendors, and even pro wrestlers in downtown Scranton. Special guests will include professional wrestlers Greg “The Hammer” Valentine (WWE, WCW, NWA) and […]

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Punk feminist icon Allison Wolfe gives talk in Scranton at Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo on June 8

Punk feminist icon Allison Wolfe gives talk in Scranton at Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo on June 8

From a press release: Third-wave feminist riot grrrl Allison Wolfe, the vocalist of 1990s all-female punk band Bratmobile and the co-founder of punk feminist fanzine Girl Germs, will be the featured guest at the Weird & Wired Punk Bazaar and Zine Expo in Scranton this Saturday, June 8. At this new event, artists, makers, zinesters, […]

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