Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: Forget ‘A Christmas Story’ – make ‘Black Christmas’ your annual holiday tradition

CULT CORNER: Forget ‘A Christmas Story’ – make ‘Black Christmas’ your annual holiday tradition

The term “classic” is thrown around all too often with horror films without any real substance behind it, though some films are true classics that truly mold the genre and have made it what it is today. “Black Christmas” is one of these films. While most Christmas-themed horror films are more tongue-in-cheek than scary, “Black […]

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Hazleton’s Twelve Twenty-Four creates big TSO holiday experience in smaller NEPA venues Dec. 1-20

Hazleton’s Twelve Twenty-Four creates big TSO holiday experience in smaller NEPA venues Dec. 1-20

From a press release: Twelve Twenty-Four is celebrating their sixteenth year bringing their high-energy, full-scale holiday rock orchestra concert to venues across Pennsylvania and New Jersey, including several in their native Northeastern Pennsylvania. The shows feature everyone’s favorite holiday music with a rock edge, as well as their own festive creations. Established in Hazleton in […]

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Decorate a Christmas tree for Festival of Trees fundraiser for Toys for Tots in Scranton on Dec. 8

Decorate a Christmas tree for Festival of Trees fundraiser for Toys for Tots in Scranton on Dec. 8

From a press release: The carefree times of the “Roaring Twenties” will be the theme of this year’s annual Festival of Trees exhibit and Toys for Tots reception fundraiser, which will be held at The Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton in the former Abercrombie & Fitch space on Friday, Dec. 8. The Lackawanna County Arts […]

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Oak Ridge Boys ‘Celebrate Christmas’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 18

Oak Ridge Boys ‘Celebrate Christmas’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 18

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center announced today that The Oak Ridge Boys’ Christmas Celebration Tour will visit Wilkes-Barre on Monday, Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $32.50, $45.50, and $78, plus fees, go on sale this Friday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Kirby Center […]

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Chart-topping superstar Mariah Carey sings Christmas songs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 20

Chart-topping superstar Mariah Carey sings Christmas songs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Nov. 20

From a press release: It was announced today that global superstar and one of the bestselling female artists of all time, Mariah Carey, will bring her All I Want for Christmas Is You Tour to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Monday, Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $89.50, $99.50, and $150, go […]

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Singer Melissa Etheridge takes Christmas tour to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 7

Singer Melissa Etheridge takes Christmas tour to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 7

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge will celebrate the holidays with the Merry Christmas, Baby Tour, which stops at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $49.50, $59.50, and $79.50, go on sale this Friday, Sept. 29 at 10 […]

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with 2 shows on Nov. 19

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with 2 shows on Nov. 19

From a press release: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced its highly-anticipated 2017 Winter Tour. Over the past 20+ years, Trans-Siberian Orchestra has become a critically acclaimed, multi-platinum musical powerhouse, and its annual winter tours a beloved, multi-generational holiday tradition. This year’s tour, a completely updated presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” is […]

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Country star Sara Evans sings Christmas songs at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 7

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum-selling country singer/songwriter Sara Evans, known for No. 1 singles like “No Place That Far,” “Suds in the Bucket,” “A Real Fine Place to Start,” “Born to Fly,” and “A Little Bit Stronger,” will be performing her “At Christmas” show at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg […]

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Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

From a press release: It was announced today that the country music superstar Jennifer Nettles will bring her Christmas with Jennifer Nettles Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, and $99 (limited Gold Circle seating), plus fees, go on sale next […]

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

Celebrate Christmas in July with marketplace and ‘Christmas Vacation’ 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 marketplace and movie screening at the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Tuesday, July 25. Gates at the drive-in theater (1911 Scranton/Carbondale Hwy., Dickson City) open at 7 p.m., and admission is $7. Get […]