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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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Aquila Theatre presents George Orwell’s ‘1984’ live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 10

Aquila Theatre presents George Orwell’s ‘1984’ live at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 10

From a press release: In the throes of unprecedented challenges to privacy, truth, and personal expression, the Aquila Theatre Company brings George Orwell’s cautionary novel “1984” to the stage of the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box […]

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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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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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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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‘Frankenstein’ comes to life on stage at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 11

‘Frankenstein’ comes to life on stage at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 11

From a press release: The Aquila Theatre Company will present the stage adaptation of one of the first true science fiction novels, Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the Kirby […]

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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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Wilkes University announces writing workshop partnership with Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony

Wilkes University announces writing workshop partnership with Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony

From a press release: The Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Wilkes University is partnering with the Norman Mailer Center in New York City to bring the Mailer Writers Colony summer writing workshops to Wilkes-Barre and serve as their permanent home. Named in honor of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning author, workshops offered by […]

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Scranton writer Laurel Radzieski releases debut poetry collection at AfA Gallery on Feb. 16

Scranton writer Laurel Radzieski releases debut poetry collection at AfA Gallery on Feb. 16

From a press release: Scranton author Laurel Radzieski will celebrate the release of her debut poetry collection, “Red Mother,” with a book launch and reading at the AfA Gallery in downtown Scranton on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. The AFA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton) will host the free event with light refreshments. Radzieski […]

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