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PATAsphere hosts Virtual Workshop Week with classes in voice, dance, acting, and more July 27-31

PATAsphere hosts Virtual Workshop Week with classes in voice, dance, acting, and more July 27-31

From a press release: Much like other creatives across the globe, COVID-19 has crushed nonprofit organization PATAsphere’s big summer plans. However, in the midst of unprecedented and unpredictable circumstances, the show must go on. PATAsphere, a one-of-a-kind, intensive performing arts training academy based in Dallas, Pennsylvania, has announced a Virtual Workshop Week from Monday, July […]

 Rich Howells

Irem Shrine in Dallas hosts Food Truck Fridays with new vendors every week through July 31

Irem Shrine in Dallas hosts Food Truck Fridays with new vendors every week through July 31

Following a successful launch last week, the Irem Shrine in Dallas, Pennsylvania will host an outdoor food truck event every Friday from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. through July 31. Food Truck Fridays offer “food trucks parked on the premises, a DJ, and a large pavilion with outdoor seating to enjoy your food. There is a different […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: NEPA nonprofit PATAsphere shares song of love and positivity while in coronavirus quarantine

VIDEO: NEPA nonprofit PATAsphere shares song of love and positivity while in coronavirus quarantine

Stages all over the world are empty right now as the spread of coronavirus keeps many people quarantined, but this hasn’t stopped artists from finding creative ways to get together and perform. PATAsphere, a nonprofit organization based in Dallas, Pennsylvania whose “mission is to provide young performers state-of-the-art voice, dance, and drama training within a […]

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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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Leadership Wilkes-Barre hosts batik art fundraiser for Verve Vertu Art Studio in Dallas on Feb. 8

Leadership Wilkes-Barre hosts batik art fundraiser for Verve Vertu Art Studio in Dallas on Feb. 8

From a press release: Verve Vertu Art Studio is an arts apprentice studio located in Dallas, Pennsylvania developed in conjunction with the Deutsch Institute in Scranton. It focuses on tapping into the creative energy of individuals living with emotional, physical, and intellectual development disabilities. Verve Vertu (Verve, meaning high energy, and Vertu, meaning excellence in […]

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Tony-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown performs at Misericordia in Dallas on Feb. 10

Tony-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown performs at Misericordia in Dallas on Feb. 10

From a press release: Misericordia University in Dallas will present singer and Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown, best known for his work on the Broadway productions of “The Bridges of Madison County” and “Parade,” at its “Celebrating the Stars” concert on Monday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. in the Lemmond Theater in […]

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Misericordia Players present madcap musical comedy ‘Drowsy Chaperone’ in Dallas Nov. 21-24

Misericordia Players present madcap musical comedy ‘Drowsy Chaperone’ in Dallas Nov. 21-24

From a press release: The Misericordia Players acting troupe will present “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a heartfelt parody of the musical comedies of the 1920s, on Thursday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, Nov. 24 on the campus of Misericordia University in Dallas. The production features music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, based on the […]

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Misericordia University dean shares NASA and Mars rover stories at free talk on Nov. 5

Misericordia University dean shares NASA and Mars rover stories at free talk on Nov. 5

From a press release: Heidi L.K. Manning, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Misericordia University in Dallas, will share stories about her work with NASA and new discoveries from the “big Mars rover” during a talk presented by the Friends of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from […]

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‘Arts in Healthcare’ exhibit ties into Health Care Symposium at Misericordia in Dallas, running Aug. 23-Oct. 20

‘Arts in Healthcare’ exhibit ties into Health Care Symposium at Misericordia in Dallas, running Aug. 23-Oct. 20

From a press release: Misericordia University in Dallas will host “Arts in Healthcare,” a group art exhibition in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery that examines the benefits of art in the health care environment, from Friday, Aug. 23 through Sunday, Oct. 20. Featured artists include Curtis Salonick, Wilkes-Barre; Marta Sanchez, Philadelphia; Alexi Rutsch Brock, Connecticut; […]

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Food Truck Festival rolls into Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre with music and activities on Aug. 25

Food Truck Festival rolls into Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre with music and activities on Aug. 25

From a press release: Wrapping up the casino’s three-month Hot Summer Fun promotion, Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre will host its annual Food Truck Festival on Sunday, Aug. 25. Held on the Pocono Downs racetrack from noon-5 p.m., this family-friendly event will feature some of the best food truck cuisine in Northeastern Pennsylvania, live entertainment, […]

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