James Callahan

VIDEO PREMIERE: Dupont bluesman StingRay Delpriore still rides ‘One Hoss Shay’

VIDEO PREMIERE: Dupont bluesman StingRay Delpriore still rides ‘One Hoss Shay’

This project is different for me in so many ways. I first heard of StingRay from my mother who, in her younger years, was a fan and regular patron of all live music. She had begun taking me to live concerts as far back as July of 1969, which is another story all together. I […]

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Immigrants tell their stories in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Dallas in ’80 Minutes Around the World’ on April 28-30

Immigrants tell their stories in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Dallas in ’80 Minutes Around the World’ on April 28-30

From a press release: The Misericordia University College of Arts and Sciences will present “80 Minutes Around the World,” an event that takes audience members on an 80-minute trip around five continents as eight storytellers each share their immigration experiences at three different venues on Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30. The storytellers come […]

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‘Every Brilliant Thing,’ a one-man show tackling suicide, comes to Misericordia in Dallas April 21-22

‘Every Brilliant Thing,’ a one-man show tackling suicide, comes to Misericordia in Dallas April 21-22

From a press release: Scott Woolnough of Misericordia University’s Student Success Center will perform a one-man production of “Every Brilliant Thing” on Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22 at 7 p.m. Written by Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe, “Every Brilliant Thing” follows a man’s journey from age 7 through adulthood as he tries to […]

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Wolfpack Players bring classic musical ‘Oklahoma’ to Wilkes-Barre Area High School March 3-6

Wolfpack Players bring classic musical ‘Oklahoma’ to Wilkes-Barre Area High School March 3-6

From a press release: The Wolfpack Players of the Wilkes-Barre Area School District will present the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma” on Thursday, March 3 through Sunday, March 6. This high school drama club consists of not only students from Wilkes-Barre Area but the Wilkes-Barre Area Creative and Performing Arts Academy, which includes students […]

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Wolfpack Players grow ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Wilkes-Barre Area High School Nov. 18-21

Wolfpack Players grow ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Wilkes-Barre Area High School Nov. 18-21

From a press release: The Wolfpack Players will present the darkly comedic musical “Little Shop of Horrors” at Wilkes-Barre Area High School on Thursday, Nov. 18 through Sunday, Nov. 21. This will be the first show in the school’s brand new state-of-the-art auditorium, and it will feature students from WBA as well as Dallas, Wyoming […]

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Alt rapper Animal Tongue and Prick Wolf make you ‘Blush’ with new NEPA sound

VIDEO PREMIERE: Alt rapper Animal Tongue and Prick Wolf make you ‘Blush’ with new NEPA sound

Greetings, Campers. This brief but strange tale sets its origins almost a decade ago, in the time of The Rattler. Coiled in Pittston, The Rattler was a rowdy, smoky rock and roll burger joint that was run by a bunch of cool kids and presided over irresponsibly by yours truly. Although it was less than […]

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Misericordia Players modernize Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Nov. 11-14

Misericordia Players modernize Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Nov. 11-14

From a press release: The Misericordia Players acting troupe will present a modern-day version of the William Shakespeare classic “Much Ado About Nothing” on Thursday, Nov. 11 through Sunday, Nov. 14 in the Lemmond Theater on the Misericordia University campus in Dallas. Rebecca Steinberger, Ph.D., professor of English at Misericordia, is the program director of […]

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The Badlees reunite for inaugural Pittston Prohibition on Sept. 19

The Badlees reunite for inaugural Pittston Prohibition on Sept. 19

From a press release: It has been eight years since local legends The Badlees performed a full set with their entire lineup, so anticipation is building for a brand new event that will reunite the Selinsgrove roots rock band. The inaugural Pittston Prohibition will poke fun at its playful name by bringing all kinds of […]

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Luzerne County rockers Spud produce psychedelic jams on debut album with release show on Aug. 27

Luzerne County rockers Spud produce psychedelic jams on debut album with release show on Aug. 27

From a press release: After nearly three years of work, Spud, a progressive Americana rock band from Lehman, is set to release their debut album, “Lonesome Nights and Satellites,” on Friday, Aug. 27. With roots in many different musical styles, including folk, rock ‘n’ roll, jazz, blues, psychedelic, and funk, their original music encompasses a […]

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Comedic play ‘At Home at the Zoo’ staged at real petting zoo in Lake Ariel Aug. 5-7

Comedic play ‘At Home at the Zoo’ staged at real petting zoo in Lake Ariel Aug. 5-7

From a press release: Act Out Theatre Group will present Edward Albee’s absurd comedy “At Home at the Zoo” at an actual zoo, the Safari Farm Petting Zoo in Lake Ariel, on Thursday, Aug. 5 through Saturday, Aug. 7. Featuring a trio of adult actors, the play focuses on Peter, his life with his wife, […]

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